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 www.good-guys.com 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.