Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Car Corral

If you are into swap meets and car corrals and are looking to visit one of the largest in the entire world before the swap meet season ends, we have just the place for you! With over 150 acres that hold 8,100 vending space and over 2,000 vehicles, the Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Car Corral, in Carlisle, PA, is the perfect place to visit!  At this swap meet you can deal directly with the owner to ensure that you are getting the best price for you!  This event is being held from Wednesday, September 27th-Sunday, October 2nd.

The Carlisle swap meet is looking for vendors still.  If you are interested, you must be selling automotive merchandise (80% of it, at least).  You may not sell t-shirts, clothing, wax, tools, diecasts, models or food.  You can rent a 10’ frontage x 30’ deep space for $95/outside space for the entire event.  It is first come first served.

If you are interested in buying, selling or trading a vehicle, the Carlisle Car Corral is right for you.  The corral offers only vehicles that are for sale, in running condition and not displayed on trailers in their corral (no parts).  You will find anything for classic to late-models, a variety of makes, models and conditions.  The Corral offers a notary service including temporary tags right on site.  If you are looking to sell you vehicle, a 10’ frontage x 20’ depth space can be rented for $95/outside space for the entire event.  All vehicles must be unloaded by Wednesday.

Two other events that make this swap meet so special are the “Junk-In-The-Trunk” event on Sunday and the Carlisle Car Auction by RM Auctions.  The “Junk-In-The-Trunk” event is on Sunday only.  You can sell any automotive merchandise (same restrictions as vendors) for just $25 beginning at 7am.  It is first come first served.  Also, if you are looking for a way to have someone else sell your vehicle or are looking for a vehicle that has gone through auction inspection, RM Auctions is holding a car auction at the Carlisle Expo Center from Thursday, Sept. 29th-Saturday, Oct. 2nd.  Door are open from 3pm-10pm on Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 4pm-10pm.

Admission to the swap meet and car corral event is $10/day (only $5 on Sunday) or you can get a 5-day pass for $30.  Children 8 and under get in free.  Gates times are as follows:  Wednesday is only for those dropping off cars or setting up vending. Thurs.-Sat. 7am-6pm and Sunday 7am-3pm.  So, if you are in the Carlisle area and want to come to an amazing swap meet, please check this out!  For more information on vending, buying or selling, the auction or “Junk-In-The-Trunk”, please visit

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