Carlisle Truck Nationals

August 7-9, 2020

Carlisle Truck Nationals

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! Carlisle Truck Nationals is one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world. This is a family-friendly event with a rock climbing wall, mechanical bull, zip line and much more.

The Carlisle Truck Nationals' show field hosts around 2,000 trucks, Jeeps and SUVs. Attendees can take in some grandstand action with burnout contests, low truck limbo, high truck contest, frame dragging, and a beauty pageant competition.

A car-crushing monster truck show visits Carlisle again this year as well as the kid's activity area, Phantom Fun Zone, a scavenger hunt and more.

Daily admission is just $15, Friday and Saturday with a Sunday special of $7. Or pick up an event pass for an incredible value of just $25. Kids 12 and under have free admission, although there is a fee for rides and games.

Family Fun

The Truck Show is very family-friendly, so if you're bringing the whole crew schedule time for more family fun in Cumberland Valley. View specific trip ideas for families here or check out a few of our recommendations below.

Dining Options

Looking for a restaurant in Carlisle or a great spot with outdoor seating? Browse some of our dining options below.

Overnight Accommodations

With all these great things to see and do at Carlisle Truck Nationals and the surrounding Cumberland Valley, you'll want to stay the whole weekend. Compare rates, find car-friendly amenities and book online at the Official Lodging for Carlisle Events.

Carlisle Pennsylvania, and the surrounding Cumberland Valley, are easily accessible with connections via Interstate-81, I-76, I-83 and US 11/15. Our convenient location, just two hours west of Philadelphia and two hours north of Baltimore and Washington D.C., makes getting here a breeze. We are also surrounded by popular destinations like Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster, York and Gettysburg and 30 minutes from the Harrisburg International Airport and Amtrak Station.