Charlotte Motor Speedway, North Carolina

Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA

The Largest Collector Vehicle Event In The Southeast!

Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA

9307 Monroe Rd., Suite H
Charlotte, NC 28270
704-841-1990
Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA, Car Shows, Shopping, Charlotte, North Carolina

Hornets Nest Regional, AACA produces Charlotte's most famous and celebrated AutoFair event, taking place every spring and fall. The AutoFair event is a gathering of over 10,000 avid car collectors, sellers, and buyers, all of whom showcase their finely restored and uniquely detailed classic cars. Hornets Nest Regional provides booths for the myriad of car clubs, private collectors, and entrepreneurs looking to connect and show off their collection of vintage cars. Everyone is welcome to participate in the greatest collector car event in the Southeast!

The Charlotte AutoFair has brought car collectors and enthusiasts together for more than 30 years. The bi-annual four day event consists of fair vendors that are sprawled along 150 acres with over 150,000 guests expected to attend.

Hornets Nest Regional now extends this invitation to venders and collectors everywhere with over 10,000 open spaces that are available for restoration parts, cars for sale, and innovative automotive products. More than 1,600 collector vehicles are for sale on the Speedway oval, in addition to more than 500 collector vehicles on sale in the Flea Market areas.

For vendors looking to attend and be a part of this exciting event, register with Hornets Nest Regional, AACA and receive your Vendor Pass/admission ticket. 

Announcements & Events from Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA
4 of the Most Iconic Antique Cars in Cinema, 2, Poplar Tent, North Carolina
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Top 3 Reasons to Feature Your Car in an Auto Show, 2, Poplar Tent, North Carolina
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5 Most Popular Collector Cars of All Time, 2, Poplar Tent, North Carolina
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Charlotte Auto Show Discusses 3 Most Popular Classic Muscle Cars, 2, Poplar Tent, North Carolina
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Top 4 FAQs About Being in a Car Show, 2, Poplar Tent, North Carolina
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If you plan to attend the Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA, in Mecklenburg County, NC, then you’ll find yourself enjoying a unique gathering of car enthu...read more
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Owning collector cars can be a lot of fun, but if you want to enjoy your vehicle for years to come, you need to keep it safe during the winter. As the team behind the Charlotte AutoF...read more
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If you’re an avid car collector or a classic car enthusiast, there is no event more exciting than a classic auto show. For residents and visitors in Mecklenburg County, NC, Charlotte...read more
With the Charlotte AutoFair running September 21–24, there’s no time like the present to start getting your car ready for the show. Drawing in some of the most attentive auto en...read more
Highlighting the best, most innovative, and sometimes bizarre automobiles of the past, vintage car shows are as fun as they are fascinating. For those in Charlotte, NC, looking for a...read more
If you have an antique car that you're considering entering in a car show, or if you simply enjoy attending such events to view the collector cars, then it is helpful to underst...read more
If you’ve ever been to an auto show, you know that there are plenty of different types of exterior paint finishes available for a vehicle, each offering its own set of advantages. At...read more
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If you have a classic car you want to show off, it may be time to prepare for your local auto show. Whether you’ve frequented car shows before or you’ve never been to one, there are ...read more
Teaching your child the basics of car maintenance from an early age can provide them with invaluable tools later in life. If you aren’t sure where to start, the NC-based Charlot...read more
For decades, auto enthusiasts have been upgrading antique cars to turn them into high-powered hot rods. As this practice has developed over the years, so have the terms used to descr...read more
Handy car enthusiasts know how much of a joy it can be to restore an old vehicle, but no one knows quite as well as the professionals from Charlotte AutoFair in Mecklenburg...read more
Always distinct in style, vintage and antique cars beautifully evoke their origins. While bringing them back to life is no easy feat, keeping them in that condition is more manageabl...read more
When you enter your vehicle into an auto show, it’s important that you make sure it is in peak condition. One of the best ways to give your car a visual boost is to polish its chrome...read more
Innovative design that stands the test of time is a rarity in the automotive world, which is why collector car icons like the small-block Chevrolet V8 engine continue to stand out to...read more
When visiting an auto show, few things are more entertaining than checking out the influential models of yesteryear. After all, many of these vehicles helped shape the automotive ind...read more
When you’re looking to buy an antique car, it’s important to have a lot of options so you can find a vehicle that’s an ideal fit. It’s wise to check out a renowned antique car show l...read more
Have you ever considered owning an antique car, but just aren't convinced it's worth the time and money? The best way to snap out of that mindset is to talk to anyone else who has ma...read more
A common problem with owning a classic car is finding the right mechanic who has the knowledge to work on it for you. However, one of the best places to find one is at an a...read more
When it comes to local auto shows, fans of classic and collector cars are hotly anticipating spring’s most exciting event. From April 6 to April 9, the Charlotte AutoFair brings...read more
Whether you want to buy, sell, or check out classic cars, there’s no better place to do it than at the classic car show at Charlotte AutoFair. Hosted at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ...read more
If you own an antique car and you plan on taking it out on the road this spring, then Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA in Charlotte, NC, recommends getti...read more
If you’re a fan of the Charlotte AutoFair, you’ve probably thought about purchasing your own classic car at some point. While taking your pick of collector cars can be a great invest...read more
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If you’re curious about collector cars, you’re likely wondering which models are most valuable and why. The factors that determine a vehicle’s value vary, and there are man...read more
The 1971 Ford Mustang is one of the most sought-after collector cars of the century. Featuring a wider and longer body than previous models, this stunning automobile was manufactured...read more
The phrase, “They don’t make things like they used to,” is an apt one when it comes to antique cars. Classic cars not only bring back fond memories of days gone by, but the craftsman...read more
Classic cars need a lot of TLC, which owners are more than happy to give. This is especially true in winter, when inclement conditions can wreak havoc on your prized vehicle. The sta...read more
There are few things as frustrating as finding a large scratch on your car. The auto show professionals from Charlotte AutoFair in Charlotte, NC, know that repairing scratches can so...read more
Just because a car is old does not automatically mean that it can be classified as a classic. According to the auto show experts of Charlotte AutoFair, there are certain qualities a ...read more
With such unpredictable weather in the past few years, many automobiles have fallen victim to flood damage. Unfortunately, some of them wind up on the used car market, masquerading a...read more
Each month, the collector car experts from Charlotte AutoFair feature a specific vehicle worthy of attention. This month, they’re all about the 1950 Mercury Eight Monterey. With a st...read more
If you’re a parent of a teenaged driver, to say things can get a little stressful would be an understatement. Fortunately, the antique car show organizers at Char...read more
Driving during the winter months can be dangerous, regardless of how many years of experience you have behind the wheel. To help you stay safe on the road this holiday season and pro...read more
As a leading car show in the Southeast, Charlotte AutoFair knows that being an auto enthusiast isn’t just about the collector cars—it’s also about the tools we use to maintain them. ...read more
This month, the collector car experts from Charlotte AutoFair in Charlotte, NC, are focusing on one auto ancestor in particular: the classic 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback. When it was f...read more
If you've been to a car show before, you've likely seen some of the best examples of car detailing out there. Exhibited vehicles feature the work of the true detailing pros, but you ...read more
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What are you doing on Sept. 22 through 25? If you’re a car enthusiast, the obvious answer is “I’ll be at the Charlotte AutoFair.” Car lovers from the Charlotte, NC, area and from all...read more
Do you want to know more about the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray? As Charlotte AutoFair’s June Car of the Month, these automobile professionals will be happy to provide you ...read more
Summer is upon us, and that means scorching temperatures are here to stay—especially inside your car. Your car can get incredibly hot during the summer, especially after being parked...read more
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Based in Charlotte, NC, the Charlotte AutoFair hosted by Hornets Nest Regional showcases a bi-annual auto show with a dazzling selection of vehicles including luxury, vintage, a...read more
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To get you excited for the Charlotte AutoFair vintage car show from April 7th to the 10th, the Hornets Nest Region, AACA is covering a classic antique car each month. This month...read more
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Charlotte’s most famous and celebrated auto show, the Charlotte AutoFair wants to make sure you get the most out of this spectacular bi-annual event. If you're going to be atten...read more
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Charlotte AutoFair is an expansive and impressive automobile show that is perfect for car collectors and enthusiasts in the Charlotte, NC, and surrounding areas. This biannual automo...read more
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Charlotte AutoFair, the biannual auto show of Charlotte, NC that takes place every spring and fall and draws crowds of thousands of people, boasts some of the best antique cars ...read more
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With the recent release of Spectre, the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, it’s time to talk about the collector cars the secret agent gets to drive. Over the decade...read more
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Car enthusiasts in North Carolina love the Charlotte AutoFair, which hosts car collectors and car lovers from all over at one of the greatest car shows in the area. But beyond t...read more
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It’s almost Halloween, and that means Tick-or-Treating, candy, and costume parties. This year, instead of taking your kids door-to-door, plan a Trunk or Treat with the help of C...read more
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The Charlotte AutoFair, produced by Hornets Nest Region, AACA, is one of the region's longest running and most celebrated classic car shows. Get your tickets now and join more than 1...read more
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Your wedding is sure to be a memorable experience, and it can be made even more so by renting an antique or vintage car. Hornets' Nest Regional, AACA, the hosts of the Charlotte...read more
Hornets Nest Region AACA is Charlotte’s largest and finest collector automobile club, with 500 local members and over 60,000 total members nationwide. One of the many things that set...read more
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When it comes to collector cars, there’s no better beauty on four wheels than the Mustang. Just ask anyone who’s been to the Charlotte AutoFair Produced by Hornet’s Nest. At 50 years...read more
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