Corvettes at Carlisle: More than a Car Show
We lucked out again! Carlisle, Pennsylvania is once again hosting the world’s largest Corvette extravaganza: the legendary Corvettes at Carlisle from August 22 – 24! Not just the biggest and best ‘Vette show in the world, this is a Corvette festival. Immerse yourself in over 5,000 Corvettes from every era. You’re bound to discover something new, something rare, and Corvettes at Carlisle will promise you’ll never again say, “All Corvettes are red!” In fact, Chevrolet named the 2012 paint color “Carlisle Blue.”
Experience autocross, burnout contests, test drives, and special displays located throughout the grounds. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-timer you’ll be blown away by all the opportunities at the event. Keep your own ‘Vette in prime condition by picking up parts and accessories from one of the many vendors at the Manufacturer’s Midway. If you’ve been dreaming of being a Corvette owner yourself, head over to the Corvette car corral to find a deal for any budget or throw your name in the Corvette giveaway and walk away with a ‘Vette all your own! This year features even more to do with the special Corvette Race Reunion showcasing racing Corvettes from every era.
Bringing the family? They’ll be clamoring to go when you run down the events they’ll get to enjoy. The kids will love the crafts and concerts over in the play area while women Corvette lovers can take a break from seeing their favorite cars by heading to the women’s oasis. Enjoy a massage and makeover or shop for some jewelry while enjoying a sample from one of the local wineries.
Daily admission is just $15 from Thursday thru Saturday, with a special Sunday price of $10. Children under 12 are admitted free all weekend. True enthusiasts who want to experience everything can pick up an event pass for just $35 and spend the weekend indulging in everything Corvette. At the largest Corvette event in the world there’s so much to do you’ll feel one day just isn’t enough.
The Cumberland Valley has been the obvious choice for this incredible event for years. And now it’s even easier to attend the Corvettes at Carlisle with the Ride the CAT to Carlisle bus service. The bus will make a loop from downtown Carlisle out to the Fairgrounds, giving guests the chance to enjoy the event and everything back in town. Secure reservations in downtown Carlisle and make it a weekend to remember with the Corvette parade through the town. Join in on this giant street party featuring a band and hundreds of ‘Vettes cruising down the streets. With tons of restaurants featuring options like seafood on the deck or hometown favorites, you’ll wish you had more time to visit them all. From breweries and wineries to casinos and amusement parks, Cumberland Valley, PA has everything and you’ve found it!
So celebrate one of America’s premier sports cars in style with a weekend trip to Cumberland Valley full of incredible ‘Vettes, delicious food, and fun for everyone.
This is a paid partnership between Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau and Philadelphia Magazine's City/Studio