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Carlisle Ford Nationals serve as initial viewing hub for a quartet of highly anticipated Ford vehicles

Carlisle PA Fairgrounds will host the 2020 Ford Nationals July 31-August 2 and display the past, present and future of Ford.

CARLISLE, PA – The Carlisle Ford Nationals have been THE destination for Ford lovers since its inception in 1995. Since then, the relationship with Ford Motor Company has grown exponentially; so much so that Ford frequently recognizes the event as its jumping off point for showcasing new products in front of their enthusiast base. Carlisle Events/the Carlisle Ford Nationals announced that Ford will bring a quartet of new vehicles to Carlisle, showing them off for the first time. In fact, select vehicles will essentially be on display for the first time anywhere!

2021 MACH 1

2021 MACH 1

Cruise to the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds July 31-August 2 for the past, present and future of the brand on display. The future is now with Ford as they’ll proudly showcase their ALL-NEW 2021 F-150 Truck AND 2021 MACH 1 Mustang at Carlisle. In addition, the 2020 GT350 and 2020 GT350R Heritage Edition Mustangs will be on display too. With the national and international car show circuit essentially off the books for 2020, the Carlisle Ford Nationals become THE launching point and prime viewing location for these vehicles.

Ford MAY have some other surprise vehicles planned for event weekend, but what’s known and confirmed at this time is that those four rides will anchor their display at Carlisle. Flanking these future classics will be their spacious Ford Lifestyle trailer. Within and around this trailer will be stylish merchandise for sale and products on display that accessorize, power or compliment some of their most popular brands.

2021 F-150

2021 F-150

New vehicles aren’t the only ones being showcased at Carlisle starting July 31. Special displays will honor the past. These highlights include a 15th Anniversary display of the Ford GT featuring a LeMans raced GT, a Euro Ford Garage featuring the 50th of the Capri and 35th of the Merkur, a Thunderbird reunion, Starliner showcase and more! While many of those rides will be indoors, the National Parts Depot showfield will be laced with Ford branded rides spanning nearly every era of production.

Cars don’t just show at Carlisle, they go too. Friday night features the real-street shootout, the GT display will come to life with track time and a parade around grounds, there’s an exhaust contest and of course the daily parade of cars coming and going from the grounds.

Carlisle Events is COVID-19 compliant. To learn more about the Health Safety Measures in place, plan the weekend via Advance Arrival info, register to show, become a vendor or simply purchase spectator tickets to go, visit or call 717-243-7855.

Carlisle Events

Carlisle Events is a partner or producer of over a dozen annual collector car/truck events. Events are held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds (Carlisle, PA), Allentown Fairgrounds (Allentown, PA), the Sunset Auction Facility (Sarasota, FL) and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus (Lakeland, FL). The season schedule includes four automotive flea markets of varying size, five auctions, as well as individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, events hosted at Carlisle attract more than half a million enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. More information is available via or

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