2017 Midlife Classic Cars Car Shows Calendar

Below is our schedule of 2017 car shows. We invite you to stop by our booth and hang out with the Midlife Classic Cars team. In addition to our huge selection of books, we also have a clearance table with titles from 50%-80% off.

If you show us that you follow Midlife Classic Cars on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or sign up for our e-newsletter at a show we will give you two free Midlife Classic Car sticker.

We will be adding more events that we will be attending throughout the year so be sure to check back.

April

Charlotte NC Auto Fair

Spring Charlotte AutoFair April 6 - 9, 2017

The Hornets Nest Region, AACA, produces the world famous and much celebrated Charlotte AutoFair Event in April and September each year on the grounds of Charlotte Motor Speedway. These events provide collector car Flea Market Vendor spaces to buy and sell restoration parts and supplies for almost any vehicle ever produced — in addition to Car Corral vehicle spaces on the track oval for buying and selling collector vehicles of all descriptions! The collector car Flea Market includes everything automotive, including memorabilia, vintage signs, tires, wheels, automotive toys, restoration supplies, tools, and classic cars for sale!

Spring Carlisle, a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction Apr 19-23, 2017

The event plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts, who travel to the 150-acre Carlisle PA Fairgrounds from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. While exploring the grounds and 8,100 vending spaces, you will marvel at one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Carlisle is the place to purchase any of the 2,000 vehicles at the car corral where you can slip behind the wheel and get a feel for the vehicle.

May

Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals May 19-21, 2017

We have reinvented a nearly 30-year tradition by transcending all marques, scenes and styles, the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals features more than 2,000 show vehicles. Joining together the two shows will create a larger, more exciting and action-packed show experience. In addition to the aforementioned imports, this exciting new event welcomes domestics, kit cars, motorcycles and trucks as well. From around the world, see the top builds, restorations, clubs and brands. In addition to thousands of show cars, get your high-octane adrenaline rush with autocross, drifting, rolling exhaust competition, burnouts and more. Each year, cars flock to this east coast event and you don’t want to miss it!

July

carlisle ford nationals

Carlisle Ford Nationals Jun 2-4, 2017

The entire family will enjoy the largest and most thrilling all-Ford event in the world. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln fans will have a showcase of nearly 3000 vehicles to check out on the National Parts Depot showfield. During this event, you will enjoy great indoor displays of concepts, customs and historically-significant cars and trucks; test drives by Ford Motor Company, a burnout competition, activities for the kids, industry guests, giveaways, autocross for all skill levels and club gatherings. The excitement continues with a shopping experience you won’t soon forget as part of the enormous swap meet, car corral and the Manufacturers Midway for the best in parts buying.

June

carlisle chryslernationals

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals Jul 14-16, 2017

Welcome to a true Mopar-lover’s paradise. There’s nothing quite like it anywhere in the world with over 2,500 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand, classics, muscle cars, high-performance new models all converge on Carlisle for a one of a kind weekend. You need to be here for the enormous showfield that is organized by year, make and model, special indoor displays, activities for the kids, industry guests, and special prizes. Interested in parts buying? Look no further! You’ll be amazed at the size of the swap meet, the variety of vendors, the car corral and the Manufacturers Midway. Whether you prefer the A, B or E body style – this show has it all!

August

Corvettes at Carlisle

Corvettes at Carlisle Aug 24-27, 2017

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. The excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley.

September

Charlotte Auto Fair

Fall Charlotte AutoFair September 21 - 24 2017

The Charlotte AutoFair Fall Meet features an automotive collector vehicle flea market, one-on-one car corral sales area and the Region Auto Show – all produced by the Hornets Nest Region, AACA. Various other vehicle shows, exhibits and a collector car auction are sponsored by others.

Fall Carlisle

Fall Carlisle Sep 27-Oct 1, 2017

Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next to last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the end of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The event plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts, who travel to the 150-acre Carlisle PA Fairgrounds from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. While exploring the grounds and 8,100 vending spaces, you will marvel at one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world. Carlisle is the place to purchase any of the 2,000 vehicles at the car corral where you can slip behind the wheel and get a feel for the vehicle. Even better, you can deal directly with the car owner to work out the best price. This is where you can buy, sell and trade with total confidence. All roads lead to Carlisle, Pennsylvania where you’ll find a community of passionate motorheads and a commitment to superb service that can only be achieved through more than three decades of know-how.

October

2017 AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet

AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet October 4 to 7, 2017

The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October. The Hershey Region began hosting the show in 1955 and has done so each year since then.

The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the grounds and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States.

It consists of over 9,000 flea market spaces, over 1,000 car corral spaces, and approximately 1,500 show cars. Each year the show attracts visitors from all over the United States and many countries throughout the world. Some of the most unusual cars and parts can be found at Hershey. If you love antique cars, Hershey is the place to be.

November

Turkey Run

Daytona Turkey Run
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

The Daytona Turkey Run is the largest combined Car Show & Swap Meet in the USA.
Car enthusiasts from across the US and internationally make their way to racing’s most celebrated location,
the Daytona International Speedway.
Started in 1974 and held every Thanksgiving Weekend and the last weekend in March, attendees enjoy more than 6,000 vintage, classic, muscle cars, race cars and trucks for show and sale. The show also includes more than 2,500 swap meet spaces, Artisan Alley, food and entertainment.
In its history, more than $7 million of profits from the Daytona Turkey Run have funded charitable organizations as well as many local programs, projects and recreational facilities.

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