Carlisle GM Nationals
June 23-24, 2023
Home to a diverse group of General Motors vehicles, from vintage muscle to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, this is the place to be each June.
Organized by year, make, and model, the National Parts Depot Showfield is home to a wide array of classic and modern General Motors products. Buckle up for autocross action, indoor displays of concepts, customs, performance and historic vehicles, industry guests, how-to seminars, activities for the kids, and special prizes throughout the weekend. You will also find an unbelievable variety of vendors, an all-General Motors car corral, and the Manufacturers Midway vending area.
The annual Novas at Carlisle "show within a show" is held throughout the GM Nationals event weekend. In 2023, the show also celebrates 40 years of the Pontiac Fiero and the 50th anniversary of the Buick Regal.
Start your adventure at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, where you will discover a variety of experiences, including fair food, fun for kids, a woman's oasis, club contests, and more. Visit CarlisleTickets.com for your discounted spectator admission tickets and event passes! Children 12 and under are free. Learn more about the Carlisle GM Nationals online and/or register your show car or truck today.
Include these other auto attractions in your visit to Cumberland Valley. Combine all these nearby things to do and more by following our 5-day Your Weekend with More Horsepower trip idea.
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Dining & Nightlife
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