The Goodguys 3 rd North Carolina Nationals is a colorful “cool cars and cool people” hot rod & custom car automotive festival featuring over 1,500 hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars & trick trucks through 1972 vintage ! Nestled into spacious grounds of the North Carolina State Fairgrounds this event also showcases the following:

 Vendor Midway-indoor and outdoor displays
 Goodguys AutoCross racing—three days of intense, high adrenaline racing competition  Goodguys AutoCross for Kids benefitting the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer—take a ride with a PRO driver on the AutoCross course for a suggested $20 donation to the Foundation.
 Swap meet and cars-for-sale area
 Saturday Specialty Parking areas—including the new Camaro Corral—celebrating the 50 th anniversary of the Chevy Camaro, plus the Tri 5 Chevy Corral and many more
 Live music entertainment
 K&N Filters All American Sunday—Sunday, April 30—open to all years American made or powered vehicles.
 Special indoor historic race car display featuring historic NASCAR vehicles, Dragsters and more.
 Kids fun—PPG Coloring contest, Revell model car kit make ‘ take sessions, arts & crafts, game and lots of fun for the entire family!
 Saturday night demolition derby at the fairgrounds
 Awards ceremony on Sunday at 2:22 pm

This event is the 5th event in the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s 20-event national tour for 2017.

WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 28-30, 2017
WHERE: North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC PHONE: Goodguys (925) 838-9876 or NC State Fairgrounds (919)821-7400 TICKETS: Adult Admission $17 at the gate, kids 7-12 $6, kids 6 & under FREE. Advance sale $14 discount tickets online at until midnight April 27. Spectator parking is free. A combo General admission event ticket and Saturday night demolition derby ticket is available for $22 at the gates. Active or retired military can show ID at the event spectator gate and receive $5 off their general admission to the event.