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Carlisle Events for 2013..Mark Your Calendar

Automania

Automania
Jan 18 - Jan 20, 2013

For more than two decades, Auto Mania has been Pennsylvania's biggest indoor heated swap meet and the tradition continues this year with support from Carlisle Events. The 59,000 square foot facility that is Agricultural Hall at the Allentown PA Fairgrounds plays host to a wide array of vendors and attendees annually. This event is a great opportunity to interact with likeminded enthusiasts in a family friendly atmosphere and is the perfect setting to buy, sell and trade all things automotive. Auto Mania not only has a swap meet, there is a car corral too. There's a great array of parts, literature, services and more. Best of all, you're less than two hours from New York City, Philadelphia and Scranton with major roads like I-78, the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 22 all nearby. This event takes place no matter the weather and won't cancel, be postponed or rescheduled under any circumstance. Consider spending your President's Day weekend with Carlisle Events in Allentown for Auto Mania and jumpstart the New Year with great automotive excitement.

Carlisle Events, Winter Auto Fest

Zephyrhills Winter AutoFest
Feb 21 - Feb 24, 2013
LOCATION: Festival Park | Zephyrhills, FL

Zephyrhills Winter AutoFest, a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction, takes place annually at Festival Park. The event and facilities are located just of U.S. Highway 301 in Zephyrhills, Florida; just north of Tampa. Winter AutoFest signifies the start of Carlisle's year long event schedule and provides the first shopping and buying opportunities for thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts. With a favorable climate year round, attendees and participants alike travel to Festival Park from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. The event is family friendly and when onsite, you'll marvel at the sheer size of one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Zephyrhills is a prime location to purchase a car within the car corral where you can deal directly with the owner or buy sell and trade with total confidence as part of the swap meet. Finally, the auto auction held throughout the weekend provides unmatched excitement with hundreds of cars crossing the block, all to the delight of buyers, sellers and enthusiasts alike. Don't miss out on this very special event, held each winter in Pasco County.

Spring Carlisle Collector Car Show and Swap Meet

Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral
Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2013
http://carlisleevents.com/events/spring-carlisle/index.asp

Spring Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the third event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the beginning of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The event plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts, who travel to the 150-acre Carlisle PA Fairgrounds from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. While exploring the grounds and 8,100 vending spaces, you will marvel at one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Carlisle is the place to purchase any of the 2,000 vehicles at the car corral where you can slip behind the wheel and get a feel for the vehicle. Even better, you can deal directly with the car owner to work out the best price. This is where you can buy, sell and trade with total confidence. All roads lead to Carlisle, Pennsylvania where you’ll find a community of passionate motorheads and a commitment to superb service that can only be achieved through more than three decades of know-how.

Spring Carlisle Collector Car Show and Swap Meet

Auburn Spring Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet & Car Corral
May 9 - May 11, 2013

Auburn Spring is a classic car and collector swap meet, auction and car corral held annually in May at the Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana. Carlisle Events, one of the world’s largest presenters of collector car, truck and motorcycle entertainment, will exclusively present the swap meet and car corral components at Auburn Spring. The joint partnership combines 70 years of experience in the collector car hobby and will leverage core competencies to stage co-branded events.

Whether you’re shopping the swap meet for that elusive part or finding the car of your dreams in the car corral, you’ll soon understand that Auburn Spring is a great place to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. At Auburn Spring you’ll find a community of passionate motorheads where you can trade, buy and sell with total confidence. Together Carlisle Events and Auctions America by RM will enhance the collector car hobby by providing automotive enthusiasts and their families with an unmatched event experience and level of service.

Carlisle Performance and Style Show

Carlisle Performance & Style
May 11 - May 12, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: April 8th, 2013
http://carlisleevents.com/events/performance-style/index.asp

Carlisle Performance & Style is more than a car show; P&S is a motorsports and lifestyle festival that celebrates the hottest and ever evolving trends in the motorsports world. The second weekend of May at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds will once again be home to the hottest, loudest, fastest and most tricked-out cars, trucks and SUVs on the East Coast. You’ll find over 1,500 custom compacts tuners, modern muscle cars, VIP sedans, SUVs, mini trucks and more on the showfield. Add to that a great array of displays, guests, stunts, live music, competitions and more to complete the true festival atmosphere.

Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals

Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals
May 17 - May 19, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: April 15th, 2013

This is a truly unique and engaging festival that showcases over 1,200 classic and high-performance vehicles. Take a tour through the grounds to enjoy imports and kit cars from at least seven different countries, representing thirty-seven unique manufacturers. Don’t miss the unbeatable parts shopping experience and a vending opportunity without comparison. Bring the family for a weekend full of fun with everything from prizes via the Passport Program to onsite autocross racing, club gatherings, cruises to historic scenic locations and even an activities area devoted to kids – the future of the hobby

Online showfield registration is available now for the event. If you'd prefer, registration is also available by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.


Carlisle Ford Nationals

Carlisle Ford Nationals

Jun 7 - Jun 9, 2013

Gate-N-Go Deadline: May 6th, 2013

The entire family will enjoy the largest and most thrilling all-Ford event in the world. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln fans will have a showcase of over 2,200 vehicles to check out on the National Parts Depot showfield. During this event, you will enjoy great indoor displays of concepts, customs and historically-significant cars and trucks; test drives by Ford Motor Company, a burnout competition, activities for the kids, industry guests, giveaways, NHRA drag racing, autocross for all skill levels and club gatherings. The excitement continues with a shopping experience you won’t soon forget as part of the enormous swap meet, car corral and the Manufacturers Midway for the best in parts buying.

New to this event is Early-Bird Thursday. By attending on Thursday, anyone interested in looking for a deal as part of the swap meet or car corral can get a jump on those who may not arrive until Friday or later. Admission costs apply for Thursday, however; there is no charge for parking in Carlisle owned and operated lots.

Carlisle GM Nationals

Carlisle GM Nationals
Jun 21 - Jun 23, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: May 20th, 2013

One of the most diverse of General Motors events, this is the place to be each June. Organized by year, make and model, the National Parts Depot showfield will be loaded with top quality restored classics, original muscle cars and modified high-performance new models. Buckle up for autocross action, indoor displays of concepts, customs, performance and historic vehicles, NHRA drag racing, industry guests, activities for the kids special prizes throughout the wekeend. You will also find an unbelievable variety of vendors, an all-GM car corral and the Manufacturers Midway vending area.

Online showfield registration is available for the event right now. If you'd prefer, registration is also available by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals
Jul 12 - Jul 14, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: June 10th, 2013

Welcome to a true Mopar-lover’s paradise. There’s nothing quite like it anywhere in the world with over 2,100 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand, classics, muscle cars, high-performance new models all converge on Carlisle for a one of a kind weekend. You need to be here for the enormous showfield that is organized by year, make and model, special indoor displays, activities for the kids, industry guests, special prizes and NHRA drag racing. Interested in parts buying? Look no further! You’ll be amazed at the size of the swap meet, the variety of vendors, the car corral, and the Manufacturers Midway. Whether you prefer the A, B or E body style – this show has it all! Registration is available online or by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.

New to this event is Early-Bird Thursday. By attending on Thursday, anyone interested in looking for a deal as part of the swap meet or car corral can get a jump on those who may not arrive until Friday or later. Admission costs apply for Thursday, however; there is no charge for parking in Carlisle owned and operated lots.

Online showfield registration is available for the 2013 event. If you'd prefer, registration is also available by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.

Carlisle Bike Fest

Carlisle Bike Fest
Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2013

Step off your bike and onto the grounds at Carlisle. With free onsite bike parking, Carlisle Bike Fest offers an experience like no other. Bike Fest is crafted with the rider in mind and is the Mid-Atlantic’s premier motorcycle event. Tens of thousands of bikes, trikes and open-air fanatics cruise in for everything from non-stop entertainment to breathtaking local rides, industry guests, custom builders, stunt shows, test rides, special prizes which often include motorcycle giveaways and live bands all weekend. Plus, if you haven’t experienced a Rat Rod Revival, come check out this bare-bones restoration movement celebrating builders’ creativity and resourcefulness. You don’t want to miss this three-day celebration of all things motorcycle. The daily cost of admission is $8 for adults which children 12 and under admitted free. Better yet, a weekend pass is just $15. Pick one up today!

Carlisle Truck National

Carlisle Truck Nationals
Aug 2 - Aug 4, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: July 1st, 2013

The Carlisle Truck Nationals and its show within the show, the Big Rig Show and Shine, are one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world. The weekend is a must-attend event and has been the epicenter for all things truck since 1991. Come to Carlisle for a great array of lowered mini trucks, lifted 4x4s, chromed out big rigs, SUV’s, custom vans and the perfectly restored classics. The weekend celebrates trucks of all kinds. Annually, more than 2,000 trucks are part of the judged showfield but more than judged excellence, there is something for the entire family to enjoy. Kids ages 12 and under are admitted free, allowing them and their families to enjoy monster truck shows. Better yet, attendees can climb in for a monster truck ride around the grounds. The family fun continues with the Kids at Carlisle Activity Center, shopping, parts buying at the Manufacturers Midway and much more. In addition to the family fun there will be various competitions with prizes awarded and celebrity guests. The pulse-pounding fun continues with special contests, including burnouts and beauty. The weekend features more than you can imagine.

Judging for the event takes place on Saturday only between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This program is exclusive to participants who register for the judged competition. All who registered to be judged must be parked in their designated class, have the judging card available and truck prepared for judging by the 10:00 a.m. Saturday deadline. Judging cards can be picked up at the Guest Services building upon arrival.

Online showfield registration is available for the 2013 event. If you'd prefer, registration is also available by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.

Bloomsburg Nationals

Bloomsburg Nationals
Aug 9 - Aug 11, 2013
Gate-N-Go Deadline: July 08, 2013

The Bloomsburg Nationals powered by Carlisle Events takes center stage during the second weekend of August at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. All cars, trucks and motorcycles of varying eras, make, model and style are encouraged to be part of the weekend. Carlisle Events, one of the world's largest presenters of collector car, truck and motorcycle entertainment will exclusively present the swap meet, car corral and showfield, while the Bloomsburg Fair Association and the Dream Machines Motor Club will take point on certain entertainment and staffing aspects of the event. The partnership combines nearly 70 years of experience and will yield a unique atmosphere.

No matter your automotive interest, the Bloomsburg Nationals powered by Carlisle Events will provide a festive family weekend with limitless possibilities for fun and entertainment. Weekend activities will include the car show itself with awards presented to participants during an awards parade, live music, food, games and so much more. Automotive enthusiasts from throughout the Keystone State and beyond should make plans for this event and experience something truly unique to the town of Bloomsburg.

Corvettes at Carlisle

Corvettes at Carlisle

Aug 23 - Aug 25, 2013

Gate-N-Go Deadline: July 22nd, 2013

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. In addition to the Corvette giveaway, the excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley.

Registration for the 2013 Corvettes at Carlisle is open! Register online or call 717-243-7855 today. Pre-registration discounts are available now through July 22, 2013.

Auburn Fall Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet & Car Corral

Auburn Fall Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet & Car Corral
Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2013

Auburn Fall is a classic car and collector swap meet, auction and car corral held annually in September at the Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana. Carlisle Events, one of the world’s largest presenters of collector car, truck and motorcycle entertainment, will exclusively present the swap meet and car corral components at Auburn Fall. The joint partnership combines 70 years of experience in the collector car hobby and will leverage core competencies to stage co-branded events.

Whether you’re shopping the swap meet for that elusive part or finding the car of your dreams in the car corral, you’ll soon understand that Auburn Fall is a great place to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. At Auburn Fall you’ll find a community of passionate motorheads where you can trade, buy and sell with total confidence. Together Carlisle Events and Auctions America by RM will enhance the collector car hobby by providing automotive enthusiasts and their families with an unmatched event experience and level of service.

Carlisle Fall Collector Car Show

Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral
Oct 2 - Oct 6, 2013

Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next to last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the end of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The event plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts, who travel to the 150-acre Carlisle PA Fairgrounds from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. While exploring the grounds and 8,100 vending spaces, you will marvel at one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Carlisle is the place to purchase any of the 2,000 vehicles at the car corral where you can slip behind the wheel and get a feel for the vehicle. Even better, you can deal directly with the car owner to work out the best price. This is where you can buy, sell and trade with total confidence. All roads lead to Carlisle, Pennsylvania where you’ll find a community of passionate motorheads and a commitment to superb service that can only be achieved through more than three decades of know-how.

Carlisle Event , Zephyrhills Fall Auto Fest

Zephyrhills Fall AutoFest
Nov 14 - Nov 17, 2013
LOCATION: Festival Park | Zephyrhills, FL

Zephyrhills Fall AutoFest, a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction, takes place annually at Festival Park. The event and facilities are located just of U.S. Highway 301 in Zephyrhills, Florida; just north of Tampa. Fall AutoFest signifies the conclusion of Carlisle's year long event schedule but provides one final hurrah for thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts. With a favorable climate year round, attendees and participants alike travel to Festival Park from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. The event is family friendly and when onsite, you'll marvel at the sheer size of one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Zephyrhills is a prime location to purchase a car within the car corral where you can deal directly with the owner or buy sell and trade with total confidence as part of the swap meet. Finally, the auto auction held throughout the weekend provides unmatched excitement with hundreds of cars crossing the block, all to the delight of buyers, sellers and enthusiasts alike. Don't miss out on this very special event, held each fall in Pasco County.