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Carlisle Truck Nationals

CARLISLE PA FAIRGROUNDS • Be a part of one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! See or Show your lifted, lowered, classic, antique, modern, two- or four-wheel drive, jeep, big rig or mini truck.

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August 2 - 4, 2024

August 1 - 3, 2025

Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7 AM - Dusk
Sunday: 7 AM - 1 PM

Event Guide

Map & Schedule

Admission

Daily Fri- Sat: *$15
Sunday: $7 at Gate (Free with Event Ticket)
Spectator Event Pass: *$25
Kids 12 & Under FREE
*Online tickets discounted.
Daily General Parking: $10

Location

Carlisle Fairgrounds
1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA, 17013

Be a part of one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! See or Show your lifted, lowered, classic, antique, modern, two- or four-wheel drive, jeep, big rig or mini truck and be part of an event that welcomes more than 2,200 vehicles to the Showfield.
 

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2024 Carlisle Truck Nationals Event Guide

2024 Carlisle Truck Nationals Event Guide

Check out the OFFICIAL Truck Nationals Event Guide!

Check out the Official Truck Nationals Event Guide! Know before you go and become a part of one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! See or Show your lifted, lowered, classic, antique, modern, two- or four-wheel drive, jeep, big rig or mini truck and be part of an event that welcomes more than 2,200 vehicles to the Showfield.
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Celebrate 50 Years of Automotive Fun at Carlisle

Celebrate 50 Years of Automotive Fun at Carlisle

Be Part of the Excitement in 2024

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Carlisle Events in 2024! The celebration spans the entirety of the 2024 Carlisle Events car show season. 
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Pre-Register Your Truck for the Showfield

Pre-Register Your Truck for the Showfield

Save Time and Pre-Register Online

Gate-N-Go has ended but you can still benefit from pre-registering early! Pre-registration remains available up until show week. 
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Get Your Vending Spaces for Truck Nationals

Get Your Vending Spaces for Truck Nationals

Vending Spaces Available

Put your parts in front of thousands of Truck enthusiasts and buyers!
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Sell or Buy Your Next Vehicle in the Truck Corral

Sell or Buy Your Next Vehicle in the Truck Corral

Trucks, Jeeps and SUVs for Any Budget

A wide variety of trucks, jeeps, SUVs in all varieties of make, model and condition are annually available for sale in the Truck Nationals Truck Corral.
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Judged Truck Show

Judged Truck Show

Sponsored by National Parts Depot

Join us at the Carlisle Truck Nationals, where the spotlight is on Trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs! We are thrilled to announce Nationals Parts Depot as the Judged Showfield Sponsor, with eJudged.com overseeing the judging process.
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Big Rig Show and Shine

Big Rig Show and Shine

Awarding 15 Classes and 10 Special Recognition's

There is no better place to showcase your Rigs, Wreckers, Carriers, Dumps, Antiques and Heavy Trucks of all kinds than at the cross roads of transportation; Carlisle, PA.
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Pre-Order Your Truck Nationals T-Shirt

Pre-Order Your Truck Nationals T-Shirt

Pre-Order & Pick Up at Truck Nationals

Thanks to our apparel and merchandise partner, Green Mountain Monogram, you can pre-order the Truck Nationals 2024 T-Shirt well in advance of the show!
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Featured Truck Display

Featured Truck Display

Apply Yours to Be Considered

Annually, the Carlisle Truck Nationals host the Featured Truck Display within Building T. It is open to all makes and models to apply.
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Monster Truck Thrills Invade Carlisle

Monster Truck Thrills Invade Carlisle

Shows Throughout the Truck Nationals Weekend 

Watch with amazement and excitement as two monster trucks, Avenger and Brutus, duke it out in car crushing exhibitions throughout the event weekend.
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FreestyleMX at Truck Nationals

FreestyleMX at Truck Nationals

FMX Meets Monster Trucks

 

Flips, tricks and high flying ramp to ramp performances will adorn the skies over the Carlisle Truck Nationals as Freestyle Moto Cross (FMX) joins our Monster Truck Shows for Friday and Saturday of the Carlisle Truck Nationals. 
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Kids Power Wheels Racing Zooms into Truck Nationals

Kids Power Wheels Racing Zooms into Truck Nationals

Oxford Power-Wheels Racing Presented by Teter Built and Fast Kids Club 

Rev up for an electrifying addition to the Carlisle Truck Nationals tailored just for the kids! On Saturday, August 3rd, watch as the excitement of racing unfolds with the Kids Power-Wheels Racing event, proudly ran by Oxford Power-Wheels Racing by Teter Built and Fast Kids Club. Let your little ones dive into the action hands-on! 
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Ride in a REAL Monster Truck with the Virginia Giant

Ride in a REAL Monster Truck with the Virginia Giant

Strap in and Crush Cars with Hall of Famer Diehl Wilson

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to sit in a monster truck and feel its power as you crush cars? At Carlisle this August you can do just that with the legendary Virginia Giant.
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The Redneck Games are Back at the 2024 Carlisle Truck Nationals

The Redneck Games are Back at the 2024 Carlisle Truck Nationals

Local Country Station, Red 102.3 Returns in an Olympics Year to Showcase the Opposite of the Best

Beginning July 26, athletes from around the world converge on Paris, France for the Summer Olympics games.  While this weeks-long event showcases the best of the best in a variety of disciplines, some 3,780 miles away about one week later at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, the complete opposite takes center stage for the Red 102.3 Redneck Games at the Carlisle Truck Nationals.
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Join GM Certified Technician Paul Koerner for Truck Seminars

Join GM Certified Technician Paul Koerner for Truck Seminars

The More You Know

Paul Koerner is a World Class GM Certified Technician and will be presenting two different seminars at Carlisle Truck Nationals. Both seminars will take place in Building R! Check out the event guide for the times of each seminar on Friday & Saturday.
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The Low Show Within Carlisle Truck Nationals

The Low Show Within Carlisle Truck Nationals

Lowering the Reputation

This "show within a show" welcomes lowered trucks all in one designated area inside Gate 3!
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Club & Fleet Contests at Truck Nationals

Club & Fleet Contests at Truck Nationals

Does Your Club Have What It Takes

Part of what makes Truck Nationals what it is, are the clubs that attend!
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The Carlisle Truck Nationals Automotive Flea Market Awaits You

The Carlisle Truck Nationals Automotive Flea Market Awaits You

Buy from a Great Mix of Vendors – You Never Know What You’ll Find

 

If you’re coming to the Carlisle Truck Nationals to look at the classic and collector cars on the Showfield, don’t forget, not far from those rides are an amazing mix of automotive flea market (a.k.a. swap meet) and midway vendors.  
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Vanarama XII

Vanarama XII

Got Van Plans?

Carlisle Truck Nationals welcome’s CustomVan.com and VANARAMA 12 to the Carlisle Truck Nationals. 
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Electric Truck Class Added

Electric Truck Class Added

New Judged Showfield Class

This year at the Carlisle Truck Nationals, we are adding a brand-new NPD judged Showfield class to the lineup – the Electric Truck Class.
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American Truck Historical Society

American Truck Historical Society

Showing at Carlisle Truck Nationals

We are excited to welcome a regional showing of American Truck Historical Society members at the Carlisle Truck Nationals.
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Carlisle Events is Calling All Car Carriers

Carlisle Events is Calling All Car Carriers

Show Your Hauler within the Big Rig Show and Shine

If you’re hauling 4-wheelers to or through Carlisle, dealerships, car auctions or anywhere, considering showing your hauler at the Carlisle Truck Nationals Big Rig Show and Shine.
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Regional and National Carriers Showing and Recruiting

Regional and National Carriers Showing and Recruiting

Explore Career and Training Opportunities at Truck Nationals

Turn your passion for trucks into a career this weekend as the Carlisle Truck Nationals hosts Regional to Nationals carriers, transportation companies and training facilities that can put you in driver’s seat of a well paying career.
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Ten Vehicles Will Be Hand-Selected by Carlisle Events

Ten Vehicles Will Be Hand-Selected by Carlisle Events

Be Chosen as a Member of the Carlisle Elite on Friday

Carlisle Events' staff will be roaming the Truck Nationals Showfield on Friday of event weekend in search of their ten favorite vehicles to become the newest members of the Carlisle Elite. 
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Big Rig Glow Show

Big Rig Glow Show

See the Unique Light Display on Saturday Night

When the sun goes down Saturday night, the Big Rig area lights up! The Big Rig Glow Show is a must see!
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Rolling Burnout Contest

Rolling Burnout Contest

Watch it at the Track

On Saturday evening of Carlisle Truck Nationals, visit the track to get your fix for tire burning excitement during the Rolling Burnout Contest!
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Low Truck Limbo

Low Truck Limbo

Truck Nats Lowers The Bar

Join us Saturday as we lower the bar and lower our standards of measurement. 
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High Truck Competition

High Truck Competition

Tallest Truck Takes the Title

Lifted truck builders share and show the lifted life and their sky view seats at the Grandstand.
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Frame Dragging Contest

Frame Dragging Contest

NEW Location at the Track

If you like’em low and laid out, this is the spot to be on Saturday night! The Frame-Dragging Contest has moved locations! The contest will take place at the Track on Saturday night.
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Fun for the Kids at Truck Nationals

Fun for the Kids at Truck Nationals

Fun Goodies for the Kids at the Show

When you bring your kids to this year's Truck Nationals, they can pick up their very own goody bag within Guest Services! 
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Awards Presentation & Winners Circle – Take in the Glory

Awards Presentation & Winners Circle – Take in the Glory

Join Us Sunday Morning for Winner Recognition

Get all the glory on Sunday by sharing your winning vehicle in the Winner’s Circle and Awards Presentation.
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Buy Discounted Admission Tickets Online

Buy Discounted Admission Tickets Online

Purchase Admission Tickets, Event Passes and Season Passes Online

Tickets are cheaper online and that means the money you save can be used in the automotive flea market or can help you buy a car within the car corral.
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Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

$5.00 Off Spectator Tickets at the Gate 

A $5 off discount will be applied for active, reserve or retired military members who purchase a single day spectator admission ticket in person at the Fairgrounds. 
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Scooter Rentals for Truck Nationals

Scooter Rentals for Truck Nationals

Service Provided by Scootaround
 

Scootaround allows you to reserve your scooter in advance online or by calling 1-888-441-7575.
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Carlisle Events Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Valley

Carlisle Events Partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Valley

Support Ronald McDonald House by Entering to Win These Amazing Prizes

This year Ronald McDonald House Central Valley is raffling a 2024 Corvette Stingray, a 1962 Corvette, a beautifully restored 1970 Chevelle SS, and even a Hawaii Getaway Package. Proceeds from their fundraiser will go towards providing a “Home Away From Home” for families while their children are being treated in a local hospital. 
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Truck Nationals Recognizes Associate Sponsors

Truck Nationals Recognizes Associate Sponsors

Some of the Best in the Industry

Carlisle Truck Nationals welcomes our sponsors and partners, where the industries best companies share their passion for automobiles with enthusiasts. 
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CarShowGear.com - NEW Website to Buy Carlisle Merch 24/7

CarShowGear.com - NEW Website to Buy Carlisle Merch 24/7

Courtesy of Green Mountain Monogram

We are happy to introduce CarShowGear.com—your go-to spot for year-round Carlisle Events merchandise! Brought to you by our exclusive Merchandise Partner, Green Mountain Monogram. 
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Support the Vision Initiative of Area Lions Clubs in 2024

Support the Vision Initiative of Area Lions Clubs in 2024

Donate at the Gate - Carlisle Area Lions Clubs Accepting Donations from April to October

Help those in need at most events this season.  Give generously to members of local Lions Clubs as they staff our gates (varies by event) and accept donations for their Lions Vision Initiative program.
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Download the Carlisle Events App

Download the Carlisle Events App

Your Owner’s Manual to All Things Carlisle during Event Weekend

Available for Free Download on iTunes and NOW Google Play
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Non-Denominational Worship Service

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 9AM

We welcome you to join us for the service led by the Salvation Army and our partners-in-faith. 
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Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Bring your Ticket Back on Sunday and Get In for FREE

Gates open at 7AM to start shopping for last minute deals from remaining vendors. 
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Unique Show "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

Unique Show "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

From Diecast to Banners and More

The Carlisle Overstock eBay Store is where we list any "extras" that were available at the events.
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Handy Tips for a Successful Trip through the Automotive Flea Market

Handy Tips for a Successful Trip through the Automotive Flea Market

FREE Taxi Service and Parts Hauling Help Get You from A to B at Carlisle

Never fear, because we’ve compiled a helpful list of ways that enhance your on-site experience at Carlisle! 

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Check out our Event Schedule here.