Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

May 15 - 17, 2020 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds

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May 15 - 17, 2020

Gate-n-Go Deadline

April 13, 2020
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Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM
Sunday: 7AM- 12PM

Admission

Daily Fri- Sat: $10
Sunday: $7
Event Pass: $15
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

Join us for an international vehicle wonderland where you can see 2,300+ unique and stunning imported vehicles from around the world as well as domestics, kit cars, motorcycles and trucks and high end performance vehicles. See the top builds, restorations, clubs and brands representing the world of automobiles and performance. Get your high-octane adrenaline fix on with autocross, drifting, rolling exhaust competition, burnouts and more! Scroll down to learn more about what's going on at the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals!

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Save 10% on 2020 Showfield Registration

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Featured Vehicle Displays for 2020

Featured Vehicle Displays for 2020

Take a Sneak Peak at the Special Anniversary Displays slated for 2020

The Featured Vehicle Displays are always awesome at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals and that will be no exception for 2020! Here's a sneak peek at special anniversary displays that will be featured. 
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100 Years of Mazda in 2020

100 Years of Mazda in 2020

Special Anniversary Announced for Import & Performance Nationals

It may feel strange to think the Mazda MX-5 Miata is over 30 years old. Even more amazing is the realization that Mazda itself will be over 100 years old in 2020!
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50 Years of Datsun/ Nissan Z

50 Years of Datsun/ Nissan Z

Come celebrate the special anniversary at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2020

It’s a Jag?… It’s a ‘Vette?... It’s the Datsun/Nissan Z-Car! 
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Featured Vehicle Display

Featured Vehicle Display

See the Best Imports in this Indoor Display

Indoors at Carlisle is the place to see the best of the best in imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Many Featured Display cars are featured in national magazines as a result of being on display. There is no charge to participate if your vehicle is selected, admission is provided as well as truck and trailer parking.
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Race Vehicles on Special Display

Race Vehicles on Special Display

All Varieties of Race Vehicles Welcome

The Race Car Paddock is reserved exclusively for vehicles that are set up for racing including road racers and autocross to drag and rally cars and more. See the cars as part of a true garage display within the pavilions on the east side of the grounds. 
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Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2019 Recap

Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2019 Recap

2019 was one for the books!

Maybe you couldn't make it to this year's event, or you'd just like to relive it again. Either way, the following will help you do so. We can't wait to see you next year!
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Get Your IPN Event T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Get Your IPN Event T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Join Green Mountain Monogram Online to purchase your 2019 T-Shirt

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2019 Event T-Shirt is available ONLINE!


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NICOfest – Autocross Racing and Drifting Exhibitions

NICOfest – Autocross Racing and Drifting Exhibitions

Presented by NICOClub.com (Nissan/Infiniti Car Owners)
 

Register for NICOfest and check out the 2019 schedule for Drifting & Autocross Racing. 
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Drift Limbo Returns to Carlisle

Drift Limbo Returns to Carlisle

You’ve Seen it in Video Games, Now See it in Person

Drift Limbo will take over the drift course on Saturday afternoon of event weekend. 
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Multi Round Exhaust Competition Planned for IPN Weekend

Multi Round Exhaust Competition Planned for IPN Weekend

New Expanded Format Adds More Sounds on the Grounds

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals will feature an EXPANDED exhaust contest, meaning more cars and more fun!
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Low Car Limbo

Low Car Limbo

How Low Does Your Ride Go?

With the lowest limbo, we’re taking a cue from the Caribbean on how we will determine the lowest car or truck at the show.
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The Carlisle Burnout Contest

The Carlisle Burnout Contest

Bragging Rights are Up for Grabs

Go big or go home, right? Who will be the Next King of the Hill? 
 
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Attention Car Clubs – Compete to see who is the Largest

Attention Car Clubs – Compete to see who is the Largest

Will Your Club Measure Up? Take the Club Challenge

Register your club for Import & Performance Nationals to compete!
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Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Finally, a Contest Where Everyone Wins

Clubs that receive a Carlisle Events’ supplied tent are encouraged to participate in the Coolest Club Hangout competition.
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Drive-Thru Judging Returns

Drive-Thru Judging Returns

Format Returns by Popular Demand

To participate in the Drive-Thru Judging, register your car for the Judged Showfield. 
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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 Import & Performance 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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Do You Have What it Takes to be Ms. Carlisle IPN?

Do You Have What it Takes to be Ms. Carlisle IPN?

$600 in Cash Prizes Awarded to the Top 3

Any lady (18 and over) can register for a chance to win by competing in the Ms. Carlisle Contest
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Passport Excitement Grows for 2020

Passport Excitement Grows for 2020

Walk the Show and Win Prizes

To win prizes, all you need to do is walk around and enjoy the show. 
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Buy, Sell or Trade the Parts You Need

Buy, Sell or Trade the Parts You Need

Be a Vendor and Sell Your Automotive Merchandise

The Import & Performance Nationals Automotive Flea Market is the perfect opportunity to sell the parts and accessories that have been collecting dust in your garage.
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Classic to Late-Model Imports for any Budget

Classic to Late-Model Imports for any Budget

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in our Car Corral

The Import & Performance Nationals car corral provides classic to late model vehicles in all varieties of make, model and condition for sale. Thousands will browse, compare and make deals directly with the owner.
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Promote Your Car Corral Ride on Import & Performance Nationals Facebook Page

Promote Your Car Corral Ride on Import & Performance Nationals Facebook Page

FREE Exposure to Help You Sell Your Ride

Do you want to let thousands of enthusiasts know what you are selling in your car corral space at Import & Performance Nationals? If you’ve purchased a car corral spot, we’ve got a cool opportunity for you. We're offering you additional FREE exposure via our Import & Performance Nationals Facebook page to promote your presence.
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Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Learn How to Maximize your Carlisle Experience and Minimize the Cost

Vendors are the back bone of all of our events and because of that, we want to make sure you’re getting the best bang for the buck.
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Shop on the Manufacturers Midway

Shop on the Manufacturers Midway

Find the Top New Part Manufacturers and More

The Manufacturers Midway is central to the action of the show and is the place to find new parts and accessories from the top new parts dealers.
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Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Call Today to Ask How You Can Stay and Play

Stay here and play here with the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals.  We have a special camping package just for you! 
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Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Donate a toy(s) during Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals!

It’s our pleasure to host the Toys for Tots Toy Drive in conjunction with the Central PA Chapter of the Renault Owners Club.
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Buy Your Tickets Online

Buy Your Tickets Online

Purchase Single Day, Weekend or Season Passes

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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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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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

The Carlisle PA Fairgrounds is a large footprint that can be a challenge at times, even for the most experienced attendee.  82 acres, 16+ miles of paved roadway, vendors and cars everywhere…it’s easy to understand how you may start wondering to yourself “where did I see that part or car I want to buy?”  “How do I get my purchase from its space to my truck?”  “How am I going to do this?” 

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Get Your Summer of ‘69 Merchandise

Get Your Summer of ‘69 Merchandise

Cups, Stickers and Shirts Available (While Supplies Last)
 

It’s a once in a lifetime celebration in 2019 as we offer a season-long 50th celebration of the iconic Summer of ‘69.  As part of the special theme, you can pick up a souvenir cup, shirt and/or sticker to commemorate the theme. 
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Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Spend a Relaxing Sunday at Carlisle From 7AM to 12PM

This is THE perfect way to spend a laid back Sunday morning at Carlisle for those who have been around the show since the start.
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Non-Denominational Worship Service

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 9AM

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! We hope to see you there. 
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