Spectator Info

Come see the largest car show in the northeast. With everything going, plan on spending more than just one day. With almost 400 acres or property filled with show cars, vendors, swapmeets, bands and more it is fun for the whole family.





Spectator Tickets

AT GATE PRICING

Adult One Day Ticket - $20
Child (6-12) One Day Ticket - $8
Child (5 & under) - FREE


PPG Syracuse Nationals 2019 - Event Schedule

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

No Show Cars Allowed on Fairgrounds

Show Car Registration at Host Hotel
Holiday Inn
8am to 8pm
Vendors, Car Corral, Swap Meet & Campers Set Up
Enter Gate 7
8am to 8pm
No Show Cars Allowed on Fairgrounds
Free Entrants Only Picnic
Brewerton, NY
11am to 3pm
Live Rockabilly at the Ol' Skool Rockabilly Round Up Stage
Building 6
3pm to 10:30pm

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Show Hours 8am to 6pm

Show Cars
Enter Gate 6
7am
Vendors, Car Corral, Swap Meet & Campers
Enter Gate 7
7am
Show Hours
8am to 6pm
Indoor and Outdoor Vendors Open (See Fairgrounds Map)
9am to 6pm
Swap Meet & Car Corral Open
8am to 6pm
Winfield Award Cars on Display
Building 11
9am to 6pm
Prize Program Begins
(Deposit Daily Prize Tickets at Right Coast Tent)
9am to 4 pm
Show Car Registration at Host Hotel
8am to 8pm
Price Chopper Women's World
Building 4
9am to 6pm
Free Shopping Shuttle to Destiny USA Mall
(Leaves on the Hour)
Gate 1
10am to 5pm
Repair Shop
10am to 3pm
Tech Seminars brought to you by Morrisville
Building 4
9am to 3pm
Artie's Party Pinstripers Panel Jam & Charity Auction
Art Auctions Held Each Day 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Building 10
9am to 6pm
Mini Nationals Model Car Contest
Building 5
9am to 6pm
Live Rockabilly at the Ol' Skool Round Up Stage
Building 6
1pm to 11pm
Gasoline Alley Nostalgic Racecar Exhibit
Building 13
9am to 6pm
TUCCI Hot Rods Pro's Picks Parking
Lot F on Map
9am to 6pm
Best Ford in a Ford Parking
Lot F on Map
9am to 6pm
Nationals After Dark powered by Performance Harley-Davidson
Big Tent on Midway
7pm to 11pm

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
Show Hours 8am to 6pm

Show Cars
Enter Gate 6
7am
Vendors, Car Corral, Swap Meet & Campers
Enter Gate 7
7am
Show Hours
8am to 6pm
Indoor and Outdoor Vendors Open (See Fairgrounds Map)
9am to 6pm
Swap Meet & Car Corral Open
8am to 6pm
Winfield Award Cars on Display
Building 11
9am to 6pm
Prize Program Begins
(Deposit Daily Prize Tickets at Right Coast Tent)
Area 8 on map
9am to 4 pm
Show Car Registration at Host Hotel
 
8am to Noon
Show Car Registration at Fairgrounds
Gate 7
1pm to 8pm
Price Chopper Women's World
Building 4
9am to 6pm
Free Shopping Shuttle to Destiny USA Mall
(Leaves on the Hour)
Gate 1
10am to 5pm
Repair Shop
10am to 3pm
Tech Seminars brought to you by Morrisville
Building 4
9am to 3pm
Artie's Party Pinstripers Panel Jam & Charity Auction
Art Auctions Held Each Day 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Building 10
9am to 6pm
Mini Nationals Model Car Contest
Building 5
9am to 6pm
Pin-up Contest at the Ol' Skool Rockabilly Round Up Stage
Building 6
4pm
Live Rockabilly at the Ol' Skool Rockabilly Round Up Stage
Building 6
1pm to 11pm
Ol' Skool Rockabilly Round Up Awards
Building 6
5pm
Gasoline Alley Nostalgic Racecar Exhibit
Building 13
9am to 6pm
Designers Dozen Nominee Parking by PFAFF Design
Near Midway Tent 12 on Map
9am to 6pm
Nationals After Dark powered by Performance Harley-Davidson
Big Tent on Midway
7pm to 11pm
Fireworks
9:30pm
Awards Banquet & Dinner Buffet (tickets required)
Winfield, Tucci Pro's Pick, Designers Dozen & Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
Empire Room
6pm to 8pm

Sunday, July 21st, 2019
Show Hours 8am to 3pm

Show Cars
Enter Gate 6
7am
Vendors, Car Corral, Swap Meet & Campers
Enter Gate 7
7am
Show Hours
8am to 3pm
Indoor and Outdoor Vendors Open (See Fairgrounds Map)
9am to 3pm
Swap Meet & Car Corral Open
8am to 3pm
Winfield Award Cars on Display
Building 11
8am to 3pm
Prize Program Begins
(Deposit Daily Prize Tickets at Right Coast Tent)
9am to Noon
Artie's Party Pinstripers Panel Jam & Charity Auction
Art Auctions Held Each Day 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Building 10
9am to 3pm
Price Chopper Women's World
Building 4
9am to 3pm
Mini Nationals Model Car Contest
Building 5
9am to 3pm
Old Skool Rockabilly Round Up
Building 6
9am to 3pm
Winners Circle
Lot F on Map
All Day
Worship Service
The Court
10am to 11am
Closing Ceremonies and Give-Away The Court Stage
Area 3 on Map
1:30pm
.....-Charity Check Presentation by Volunteer Clubs and Pinstripers
.....-Door Prize Drawings
.....-Street Rodder Top 10, Designers Dozen, Fun Awards
.....-TUCCI Hot Rods Pro's Pick
*NOTE: You MUST be present at The Court area during drawing

Event Schedule subject to change.


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Camping

On-site Camping and Hotel Information is currently being updated for the upcoming year. Check back soon for up to date information and stay in touch with our social media pages. Thank you!


Maps

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New York State Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209-1588


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Handicap Access

event scooters

Event Scooters is an onsite presence at the Syracuse Nationals that provides handicap accessible scooters during the entire length of the show.

Call 262-677-2696 for more info.

FAQs

What are the Host Hotel hours?

Host Hotel Registration hours are:
Thursday 8am to 8pm
Friday 8am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to noon
*No show cars will be registered at the show grounds until after 12:30pm on Saturday the 21st of July 2018. The GPS address for the Holiday Inn, is 441 Electronics Parkway, in Liverpool NY 13088.

Is spectator parking free?

Yes.

Do you have scooter rentals available?

Yes, Event Scooters is located inside of Gate 1, or call 1-262-677-2696 to reserve a scooter.

What year cars can be brought to the show?

In order to maintain the classic image of the Syracuse Nationals the show is closed to any car manufactured after the year 1985. Also, on Sunday cars newer than 1985 are allowed into the show as part of American Muscle Sunday(review rules and regulations here)

Where do I register my show car the week of the show?

At the Host Hotel, the Holiday Inn 441 Electronics Parkway Liverpool, NY 13088, 315-457-1122. Registration hours are 8am to 8pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday until noon the week of the show. You can register at Gate 7 of the fairgrounds starting at 12:30pm Saturday, July 21st, 2018.

If I'm camping and have a show car, where do I pick up my show car credentials?

You can pick up your credentials when you check in for camping at Gate 7 of the NYS Fairgrounds.

I'm a registered camper, do I need to go to the Host Hotel to register a car?

No, if you are a registered camper and need to register a show car go to gate 7 of the NYS Fairgrounds.

I have children riding in my show car, how much do they cost?

As long as your child is riding in the show car and is under the age of 16 they are free to enter, if your children are not riding in your show car or are unable to ride in your show car they are subject to regular gate prices.

I trailer my show car is there parking for my trailer?

Yes, you can park your trailer in designated trailer parking zones on the New York State Fairgrounds. Parking is at your own risk.

Is there onsite camping?

Yes, there are full hookup sites avaiable. Spaces are limited and require preregistration. Click here for more info or call toll free 800.753.3978

Can I bring my Dog?

Sorry, dogs on a leash are only allowed in the campgrounds.

Where and when do I register for the Car Corral & Swap Meet?

Onsite registration only. Enter Gate 7 at the NYS Fairgrounds. Registration hours are 8am-8pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018 and Thursday, July 19, 2018. Cost is $75 per 18ft by 9ft space.

*Gates and other Fairgrounds information is subject to change with the upcoming modifications being made at the Fairgrounds.



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