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Cumberland Valley hosts some of the best auto experiences in the country. Car shows, speedways, drag ways, and antique car museums make it a year-round destination for car collectors, racing fans, and auto enthusiasts.

Your next getaway can include one of the famous Carlisle Events’ car shows, renowned sprint car racing at Williams Grove Speedway and a blast from the past at our collection of auto museums. After exploring the show fields, raceways, and other automotive hotspots, relax at our assortment of local restaurants and breweries.  Whether you are a regular visitor or you are making your first trip, hop in your car, rev the engine, and take the scenic route to see all we have to offer.

Carlisle Events

Car Shows

Spring Carlisle & Auction

Spring Carlisle plays host to 100,000 collector and classic automotive enthusiasts from around the world who traverse the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive.

Import &
Performance Nationals

May 15-17, 2020. Carlisle Events has combined two popular shows to bring you the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals. Enjoy a truly cultural experience while strolling the showfield that will feature over 2,000 show vehicles.

Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals

Buckle up for the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals as there are many activities going on. Unique and rare vehicles are always part of the show schedule, there are automotive thrills too and you can even find yourself sitting behind the wheel of a...

Carlisle Ford Nationals

June 5-7, 2020. Carlisle Ford Nationals is the largest all-Ford show in the world with about 3,000 vehicles. Check out vintage Ford vehicles and take a look at the future of Ford and their line-up of cars and trucks.

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

July 10-12, 2020. Carlisle Chrysler Nationals is the largest all-Mopar themed swap meet in the world! There's nothing quite like it anywhere, with over 2,100 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand, classics, muscle cars, high-performance new...

Carlisle Truck Nationals

August 7-9, 2020. Whether you are riding into town in something lowered, lifted, chromed out or rigged up for Carlisle Events' Carlisle Truck Nationals, we have the perfect weekend planned for you!

Corvettes at Carlisle

August 27-30, 2020. The largest Corvette event in the world. Join enthusiasts and over 5,000 cars for a fun weekend filled with all-things 'Vette.

Fall Carlisle

Fall Carlisle also offers a three-day collector car auction powered by Carlisle Auctions and this, in addition to the car corral, is a great way to start a new collection or add to an existing one; all at an affordable price point.


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