Carlisle Ford Nationals

June 5 - June 7, 2020 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds

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June 5 - 7, 2020

Gate-n-Go Deadline

May 4, 2020
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Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM
Sunday: 7AM- 12PM

Admission

Thurs (Set Up / Load In Day): $15
Daily Fri- Sat: $15
Sunday: $7
Event Pass: $30
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

Come to the largest all-Ford show in the world which features Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Euro Fords on the 3,200+ National Parts Depot showfield. Ford Motor Company and Ford Performance will be on-site offering new car test drives, installations and special displays. Cars, parts, tools, memorabilia, collectibles and more will be for sale in the world's largest Ford Automotive Flea Market, as well as the latest and greatest products within the Manufacturers Midway. Scroll down to learn more about what's going on at the Carlisle Ford Nationals!

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  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor
  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor

Event Activities

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Save 10% on 2020 Showfield Registration

Save 10% on 2020 Showfield Registration

Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Monday, April 29 to save 10%!
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Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions for 2020

Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions for 2020

Apply your Vehicle for the Featured Vehicle Display

The Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions are always something special to see at Carlisle Ford Nationals and that will be no exception for 2020! Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect to see...
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Thunderbirds Unite at Ford Nationals!

Thunderbirds Unite at Ford Nationals!

Special Reunion planned for the iconic Thunderbird at Carlisle Ford Nationals

The name is not hard to recognize. Thunderbird was one of Ford’s earliest performance cars launched to the public. When launched in 1955 Ford did not want the Thunderbird to be known as a sports car like the Corvette.
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grabbers at Ford Nationals

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grabbers at Ford Nationals

Joins us as we celebrate some of Ford’s most popular colors and packages!

Join us in June as we celebrate the Grabbers including the Grabber Colors and Grabber Packages. All are welcome to join in on the fun of these unique colors and package offerings.
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Starliner Reunion Planned to Celebrate 60 Years!

Starliner Reunion Planned to Celebrate 60 Years!

Join us in June for the Special Anniversary Celebration

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Starliner and at Carlisle Ford Nationals we welcome all Starliner owners to share their vehicles and experiences with us. 
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Save Money, Buy Your Tickets Online

Save Money, Buy Your Tickets Online

Purchase Single Day Tickets, a Weekend Pass or a Season Pass

Tickets are cheaper online and that means the money you save can be used in the automotive flea market or can help you buy a car within the car corral.
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Ford Motor Company New Vehicle Walk-Arounds

Ford Motor Company New Vehicle Walk-Arounds

See the Latest and Greatest Products from Ford and Hear from the Experts

These minds behind the machines take attendees in depth with stories behind the development of the newest and exciting Ford products. 
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Experience the Annual Ford Nationals Select Display

Experience the Annual Ford Nationals Select Display

Unique Showcase Features Unique Ford Branded Cars or Trucks

This display is positioned within Building Y and features 12-14 cars that are unique to the history of the Ford brand.
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Buy a Piece of Boss History on the Carlisle Overstock eBay Store

Buy a Piece of Boss History on the Carlisle Overstock eBay Store

Special Die-Cast 50th Anniversary Boss Mustang from M2 Machines

These 1:64 scale collectible keepsakes are VERY LIMITED and are available at a $24.99 price point.
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STOP and Share Your Carlisle Experience

STOP and Share Your Carlisle Experience

Participate in the new Social Stops at the event for special anniversary stickers!

Show your friends and family what being at the Carlisle Ford Nationals is all about and get rewarded!  All-new to this year’s event will be the Carlisle Events Social Stops! 
 
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Attention Car Clubs – Compete To See Who is the Largest

Attention Car Clubs – Compete To See Who is the Largest

Will Your Club Measure Up? Take the Club Challenge

In addition to the competition among the cars on the Ford Nationals NPD Showfield, there is a battle between clubs to see who has the most cars registered! 
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Attention Car Clubs - Coolest Club Hangout Award

Attention Car Clubs - Coolest Club Hangout Award

Is your Club Tent the Place to Be?

Plan your theme and your decorations well for the show because there are a host of clubs vying for the honor.
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The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

Imagine Rows and Rows of Solid Color Mustangs During Event Weekend

If you have a Yellow, Black or Red Mustang and want to be part of the fun, or just want to see the cars at Carlisle, be sure to get involved!
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Attention “Young Guns”

Attention “Young Guns”

If You Are 25 or Younger, Male or Female…

All “Young Guns” are located together in an area reserved exclusively for them on the National Parts Depot Showfield.
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Ford Parade and Street Party Comes to Downtown Carlisle

Ford Parade and Street Party Comes to Downtown Carlisle

A Limited Field of 400 Hit the Streets on Saturday Night

Carlisle Events and the Downtown Carlisle Association present the annual and always popular Ford Parade and Downtown Street Party on Saturday, June 6, 2020.
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Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

See what your Car Can do on the Carlisle Course

Be sure to participate in the Autocross Real Street Shootout, taking place Friday of event weekend. 
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Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Get Introduced to the Sport with Gateway Classic Mustang at Carlisle

Gateway Classic Mustang will host FREE ridealong sessions between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Hosted by the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club

The onsite Carlisle Autocross allows drivers to run the road course and compare their times to each other. Registration is required and the fun takes place Sunday only.
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Installation Alley at the Ford Nationals

Installation Alley at the Ford Nationals

Get Exhausted with A&A

A&A Auto Stores, the Official Performance Parts Installer of Carlisle Events, will be offering performance exhaust installations from the top manufactures.
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VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

Get the most out of your mods with VMP Tuning

Get your Ford tuned at this year’s Carlisle Ford Nationals!
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Turn Your Parts and Related Merchandise into Cash

Turn Your Parts and Related Merchandise into Cash

Become a Vendor and Sell Your Automotive Merchandise

The Ford Nationals Automotive Flea Market is the perfect opportunity to sell the parts and accessories that have been collecting dust in your garage. 
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Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Over 250 Ford cars and trucks are annually available for sale in the Ford Nationals Car Corral.
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Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Learn How to Maximize your Carlisle Experience and Minimize the Cost

For clear cut results in selling your merchandise, selling your car/cars or highlighted exposure for your company’s manufactured parts and/or accessories connect with Carlisle Events today to see if you qualify.
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The Carlisle Burnout Contest Returns to Ford Weekend

The Carlisle Burnout Contest Returns to Ford Weekend

3 Minutes to Show your Stuff

Pre-registration for the burnout contest is required at Guest Services. A show sticker (i.e. registered for vending or show vehicle), driver’s license and proof of insurance are required.
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The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

National Organization Presents 'National Automotive Heritage Award'

There are lots of classics onsite during event weekend but only ONE will win a special award from the Historic Vehicle Association, or HVA
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Auctions 101

Auctions 101

How to Buy and Sell a Ford at Auction
 

Auctions are the hottest rend in the market today and our experts will provide you with the knowledge you need to buy or sell your Ford at auction.
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Women's Oasis – Quality Items that Women Love!

Women's Oasis – Quality Items that Women Love!

Visit the Oasis for Relaxation, Shopping, and Activities

Join our amazing vendors and artisans selling items such as handmade crafts, jewelry and accessories, kitchen must-haves, unique clothing, treats to temp you, scents to relax you, beauty products and so much more! 
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Fun for the Kids

Fun for the Kids

Kids at Carlisle Activity Center Includes Crafts, Games, a Play Area and More

Draw on a real car, design their own poster or make their very own Kids at Carlisle Tee Shirt!
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The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

A Fantastic Display of FOMOCO and Automotive Art Available in Building T

You'll witness first hand, as Dave demonstrates his artistic ability as he works on new paintings.
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Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp and be Walking Distance from Carlisle Ford Nationals

For the Carlisle Ford Nationals, camping is located off-site in the Clay Street parking area. The best way to find out complete details per show is to call Carlisle Events at 717-243-7855.
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Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Join Carlisle on Sunday at 11AM to Honor Winning Vehicles

Whether it’s for bragging rights, showing your ride to the Blue Oval faithful, or a photo for your display, the Carlisle Events Award Parade is a must-do for winners and spectators alike.
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Get Your Ford Nationals T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Get Your Ford Nationals T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Join Green Mountain Monogram Online to purchase your 2019 T-Shirt

Did you miss getting the 2019 Carlisle Ford Nationals Event T-Shirt? Don't stress out, Green Mountain Monogram has you covered!
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Order a Carlisle Ford Nationals Display Banner

Order a Carlisle Ford Nationals Display Banner

Indoors or Out, if it was a Banner You May Be Able to Buy it 

Visit CarlisleOverstock Store on eBay to browse the selection!
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Download the Carlisle Events App

Download the Carlisle Events App

Your Owner’s Manual to all Things Carlisle During Event Weekend

Available for Free Download on iTunes and NOW Google Play
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Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Spend a Relaxing Sunday at Carlisle From 7AM to 12PM

This is THE perfect way to spend a laid back Sunday morning at Carlisle for those who have been around the show since the start.
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Handy Tips for a Successful Trip Through the Automotive Flea Market

Handy Tips for a Successful Trip Through the Automotive Flea Market

FREE Taxi Service and Parts Hauling Help Get You From A to B at Carlisle

The Carlisle PA Fairgrounds is a large footprint that can be a challenge at times, even for the most experienced attendee.  82 acres, 16+ miles of paved roadway, vendors and cars everywhere…it’s easy to understand how you may start wondering to yourself “where did I see that part or car I want to buy?”  “How do I get my purchase from its space to my truck?”  “How am I going to do this?” 

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Non-Denominational Worship Service

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 9AM

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! We hope to see you there. 
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