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Car Shows & Events in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania hosts many car shows and vehicle adventures throughout the summer and fall months. Cruise in with your own car or simply admire the rides of others and appreciate the state’s automobile heritage.
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Check out these upcoming auto events in Pennsylvania.

Carlisle Events hosts 14 annual large car, truck and motorcycle events, including gatherings of automobile lovers in Carlisle, Bloomsburg and Allentown. Upcoming events include the Truck Nationals (Aug. 1-3, 2014) and Corvettes at Carlisle (Aug. 22-24, 2014) in Carlisle and the Bloomsburg Nationals (Aug. 8-10, 2014) in Bloomsburg.

More than 700 muscle cars, rat rods, street rods, Corvettes, antique vehicles and more participate in the annual Great Pottsville Cruise in downtown Pottsville. Listen to a symphony of purring engines while you enjoy live music, delicious food and fireworks.

The annual New Hope Automobile Show, August 9-10, 2014, will feature hundreds of steel beauties from the 1920s through the 1980s.

The Kit-Han-Ne Car Club will sponsor car cruises in Kittanning on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17, 2014. Whether you have a muscle car, hot rod, late-model vehicle or truck, all makes and models are welcome.

Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, which hosts a variety of famed auto events, will present the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals Oct. 2-5, 2014. See Top Fuel Dragsters, Funny Cars, Pro Stock vehicles and more go head-to-head on the track. Other notable events at Maple Grove Raceway include the AmericanMuscle Mustang Show (Aug. 16, 2014), Spring Bracket Nationals (Aug. 24, 2014), Latin American Sport Compacts (Sept. 6-7) and Fun Ford Weekend (Sept. 13-14).

The Penn's Woods Jeep Jamboree USA in Bradford unites Jeep enthusiasts for an off-road adventure weekend in June (2015 dates TBD). Choose from mild to difficult trail levels–all provide opportunities to climb hills, roll through mud and pilot rocky terrain. Tackle less-traveled trails through Penn’s Woods and hear expert commentary about the area.

The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival in June (2015 dates TBD) celebrates Butler as the birthplace of the Jeep. The three-day festival is the largest event for Jeep enthusiasts in the eastern United States, featuring an off-road playground, trails, show ’n shine, WW II encampment, history exhibit, vendors, a 5K mud race and more.

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey hosts its annual Museum Car Show in June (2015 dates TBD). The show is open to all vehicle makes, models and years, so bring your favorite ride!

Thousands of families flock to Lawrence County in June (2015 dates TBD) for New Castle’s Back to the 50’s weekend. Three big days include craft and automotive vendors, live entertainment, celebrity appearances and car cruises for all makes and models.

The Keystone Country Cruisin' Vehicle Show in July (2015 dates TBD) at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds supplies a gathering of antique and classic cars and street rods as well as trucks, bikes and tractors. Experience entertainment, food, games and camping throughout the weekend. 

Celebrate performance and racing heritage at York County’s annual Musclecar Madness in July (2015 dates TBD).

For more information on the locations mentioned in the article above, please visit the following websites:

Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau 
Bucks County
Butler County 
Lawrence County
Raystown Lake Region
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