April is the kick off to car show season in Cumberland Valley. The Valley is home to Carlisle Events who hosts eight annual auto events at the Carlisle Fairgrounds each year. Over half a million visitors travel throughout the car show season, April-October, to witness all things automotive.
These family-friendly shows feature something for everyone including special vehicle displays, part vendors, burnout contests, giveaways, stunt shows, live music, special guest appearances, industry professionals, and much more. Each show is specialized and customized trip ideas and dates for each can be found at VisitCumberlandValley.com.
The Valley is also home to Williams Grove Speedway. This speedway has been open since 1939 and is known for some of the most competitive 410 sprint car racing in the world. Car classes include 410 Sprints, Champ Cars, 358 Sprints, 360 Sprints, 305 Sprints, Midgets, Super Sportsman, Late Models and Street Stocks. Races take place Friday nights, March – October.