June 30 - July 2, 2023
Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa
Automotive Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral info:
Street Rods, Customs, Street Machines and Muscle Cars displayed at the Goodguys Heartland Nationals span the spectrum of automotive history, ranging from Model-A Fords stuffed with V8 power to the radical Mopars and Chevrolets that ruled the streets during the late sixties. This action packed event also includes a chance to drive the AutoCross course, listen to live bands, browse the manufacturers' midway, kids' zone and so much more!
Attendance: More than 4500 stock, custom and modified pre-1987 era cars and trucks.
Directions: 3000 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50317. Take I-35/I-80 to Des Moines I-235. Take the East University Avenue exit (Hwy 163) to East 30th Street south. Head east on Dean Avenue and proceed to Gate #7. The swap meet will now be held indoors in the Cattle Building.
Local Information: Call (515)262-3111. www.iowastatefair.org
Car Show Information:All vehicles 1987 and older. American made or powered vehicles of any year on Sunday. Call (925)838-9876. www.good-guys.com
Host Hotel: West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway. Call (515)267-1500.
Camping Information: Fairgrounds camping call (515)262-3111. $25/night.
No overnight camping in your swap space.
New Parts/Commercial Vendors: All items sold in the swap meet area must be used automotive parts or memorabilia (please, no new or refurbished items, including discontinued Hot Wheels, die-cast or plastic models, NASCAR licensed merchandise, tools, apparel, car care products, crafts, or reconditioning services of any kind). To protect the integrity of our commercial vendors, Goodguys reserves the right to regulate and/or restrict the sale of all items in the swap area. Unfortunately, swappers selling unauthorized items may be asked to leave the event and forfeit the cost of their booth space. Don't let this happen to you! New parts and services are always welcome in the Commercial Midway however reservations must be made in advance. For more commercial info please call (925)218-9151. For Arts & Crafts Gallery info please call (515) 689-0035.
Show Hours: Friday - Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 8:00am-3:00pm
Participant Check-in: Thursday. Noon-5:00pm, Friday. 7:00am-5:00pm, Saturday: 7:00am-Noon.All spaces are reserved and are yours for the duration of the event. As a matter of convenience be sure to reserve enough area, as all support vehicles must fit inside your space or park outside of the grounds.
Cars 4 Sale Corral: Cars, trucks and motorcycles offered for sale may be any year, make or model, running or not. Space size is as large as your vehicle. If you have additional parts to sell, vehicles are also allowed for sale in the swap meet. Vehicles may remain on open trailers and/or in their space overnight for the duration of the show. You must park in the same space each day, even if another spot appears to be empty. Tow vehicles and enclosed trailers will each require an additional space if you wish to leave them inside the grounds.
Security: Gates will be secured promptly at 6:00pm each evening. For the safety of our customers and their property, absolutely no one will be permitted to remain on the grounds overnight. Motor homes and RVs may enter the property during setup only and must be removed immediately after they are unloaded. Security personnel will be on site 24 hours per day for your benefit.
||Adults $25.00/day (Goodguys members receive $5.00 discount).
Kids (7-12) $10.00/day. Under 6 FREE.
||$65.00 per vehicle, in advance.
$75.00 at the gate.
||$65.00 per 10' x 20' space, in advance. $75.00 at the gate.
CLOSES Friday, 5:00pm, two weeks before the event. Pre-registration is not required. Repeat vendor entries must be received 30 days in advance to retain your same spaces.
SPACE AVAILABILITY IS GUARANTEED AT THE GATE.
|Each entry fee includes one weekend vehicle pass and one adult weekend admission.
|There is no discount for Goodguys members. You are not required to be a Goodguys member to participate in the Swap Meet or Car Corral.
|You are not obligated to participate all three days however there is no discount for single or two day spaces (except Sunday only).
|Pre-registered participants will receive email confirmation two weeks before the event.
||Actual credentials will be distributed, at the swap meet entrance, during check-in hours.
||Spaces and additional weekend passes may be purchased at the gate.
Payment: Online: Register with a credit card by clicking "REGISTER FOR EVENTS" at top of page.
Paypal: Send a payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indicate event preference in the message box.
By Phone: Call 614-268-1181 Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm EST.
By Mail: Send check or money order to PO Box 21311, Columbus, OH 43221. Make checks payable to "Jeff Johnson Motorsports." Be sure to include an email address, if you have one.
Prices are for the entire weekend.
Sorry, no refunds exchange only.
Reminder: No personal golf carts or motorized conveyances are permitted at any Goodguys event. Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only. For the safety and comfort of all of our customers, smoking of any type, weapons of any type, pets (with the exception of service animals), cans, glass bottles, bicycles, scooters, skateboards and roller/inline skates are not permitted within the gates of a Goodguys event.
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