The Carlisle Truck Nationals: The Event with Something for Everyone
The weekend of August 1-3, join auto enthusiasts from far and wide in Cumberland Valley, PA for the Carlisle Truck Nationals. Buckle up for an action-packed event featuring tons of activities for all ages. Classic auto lovers will find original condition and restored trucks, while modern truck fiends will see customized trucks and chromed out new editions. Every era, make, and model an auto lover could want can be found at the Carlisle Truck Nationals.
The show field, featuring over 2,000 vehicles, will have crowds buzzing from the power and precision on display. This event will also feature jeeps, big rigs, and SUVs and is guaranteed to provide something for everyone to enjoy. Shoppers looking for great deals and low prices will love the Manufacturers Midway where parts, accessories, memorabilia, and more can be found. If you’re looking to buy, check out the corral and find that special vehicle you crave. Attend the judged competitions, burnout contests, and enter for your chance to win prizes — like $50,000 to upgrade your home or a 2015 Ford F-150!
For even more fun and excitement, head over to the Monster Truck show and see car crushing behemoths in action. Feel the raw power for yourself when you hop aboard for a trip around the grounds. Speaking of power, this event also includes The Big Rig Show and Shine. See heavy duty working trucks, haulers, and big rigs as part of this show within the show. And don’t miss the opportunity to see The Red Giant, the largest big rig in the United States, up close and personal.
Adult admission is just $10 a day Friday thru Saturday and $7 on Sunday. A special $20 event pass is also available. Kids ages 12 and under get in free all weekend. There are plenty of family friendly activities to enjoy, from an exciting scavenger hunt to an exotic animal show and the kids activity center. Bring the family over to the R/C course to see high speeds, big air, and wild crashes as these small scale cars tear up the track with help from the crew of No Limit R/C of Pennsylvania.
Thousands of over-the-road haulers pass through Carlisle every day, making it the perfect place to bring auto lovers together. Spend part of the beautiful summer weekend cruising the streets of Carlisle experiencing the sights and sounds of this vibrant area. Enjoy outdoor dining and take part in the featured Restaurant Walk and Welcome Jam, part of First Friday celebrations. Merchants will also be celebrating with special prizes and giveaways throughout town. Want other fun activities to help make the weekend one to remember? Explore the incredible seasonal options available in Cumberland Valley, PA. Escape the heat with a trip to one of the beautiful beach-front lakes or enjoy the cool mountain breeze with a hike on the Appalachian Trail.
You’ll come for the fun and excitement of the Carlisle Truck Nationals. You’ll want to stick around for the weekend to enjoy the outdoors and make it the best trip of the summer!
This is a paid partnership between Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau and Philadelphia Magazine's City/Studio