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Carlisle GM Nationals National Parts Depot showfield brings decades of GM’s best to Carlisle in June

The Carlisle GM Nationals kick off summer on June 24-25. All the General's family will converge on the Carlisle grounds.
A look at the Gm showfield

Carlisle GM Nationals salutes GM's family

CARLISLE, PA – Summer can’t officially start without the Carlisle GM Nationals. This year’s showcase of all things GM is happening June 24-25 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.

This event is one of the most diverse of its type, welcoming anything and everything that falls under what’s considered the General Motors umbrella. This includes Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac, Pontiac, GMC, and more.  It’s also home to multiple shows within the show, as the Nova Nationals return to Carlisle as does Corvettes for Chip. The Nova Nationals can be found on the east side of the grounds in and around the pavilion, while Corvettes for Chip is just east of the stage and showcases Corvettes, while raising money and awareness for the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation.   

The Carlisle GM Nationals also celebrate the history of some iconic rides with special displays and guests. Planned displays for 2022 include the following:

  • Celebrate 40 Years of the 3rd Gens
  • 60 Years of the Nova/Chevy II
  • Celebrate 40 Years of the S-10 - GM's Compact Pickup
  • The Solid Lifer Showroom

In addition, the S-10 celebration spans two shows, with an additional feature of the beloved truck planned for the Carlisle Truck Nationals presented by A&A Auto Stores, August 5-7. 

The Carlisle GM Nationals show cars and trucks don’t just park and shine, they roll, rev, and turn heads too!

There are multiple competitions that put the wheels in motion including a rolling exhaust contest, and the Real Street Shootout (autocross), open autocross runs, and track ride-alongs with UMI Performance.  There’s one other great way for a sensory experience at the event and that comes courtesy of drag racing legend Bruce Larson and Nitro Fest.

Cars and trucks on display and in motion aren’t the only draws, as the automotive flea market offers a mix of vendors selling items and buyers looking for a deal.  This is always a great outlet for original and after market parts shoppers, collectibles, and merchandise.  Finally, car clubs converge to socialize and recruit, while industry experts host seminars; sharing their expertise within the hobby.

The Carlisle GM Nationals is actively taking registrations for the Showfield, vendor registrations for the automotive flea market, and selling discounted spectator tickets in advance of the June 24-25 offering.  Learn more about the competitions, special displays, and get involved today by calling 717-243-7855 or online at

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), and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus (Lakeland, FL). The season schedule includes four automotive flea markets of varying size, four 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 enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. More information is available at or

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