Pate Swap Meet

April 22 - 24, 2021
Texas Motor Speedway
3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177

Pate Swap Meet

Buy and sell transportation-related items.

The Pate Swap Meet, celebrating our 501h event in our 50th year,
is the largest transportation swap meet in the Southwest
and the second-largest in the United States.

~10,350 Vendor Spaces

Literally, 18-miles of Vendor Space frontage!
Including Big Lots and Manufacturers Midway.

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Free Admission for the Public

The public always gets in FREE and parking is only $5.

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Car Corral

For running, operational vehicles.

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Pate Times Online

All of our public visitors can pick up a FREE printed copy of our Pate Times directory and/or use our new Pate Times Online directory service with expanded listings and a GPS locator.

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Free Parts Hauling

For heavy or bulky items. We'll pick up your purchases at the Vendor Spaces and haul them to a drop-off point in the parking lot.

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We work with a number of the hotels/motels near the venue that offer discounted room rates for vendors and visitors to the Pate Swap Meet.

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Regular campgrounds are available for dry camping on the northwest corner of the venue for $20 for the entire pate weekend collected at the gate.

Free showers are available in the venue's shower facilities that feature hot water.

In addition, Texas Motor Speedway is providing access to their Emerald Luxury Coaches VIP Campground spots come with a number of special perks including an oversized paved spot, a prime location near the main grandstand, proximity to restroom and shower facilities, and electricity and water. Also included is a free parking pass for the main parking lot. The fee for VIP Campground spots is $35 per night collected at the gate.

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The Pate Swap Meet is sponsoring the Wheels for Wellness a car and truck show for classic, muscle, street rod, custom cars, and custom trucks. The event benefits cancer research.

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The Pate Swap Meet WIll Begin in:

39 days 03:18:16


Thursday, April 22, 2021, through Saturday, April 24, 2021.
The move-in day is Wednesday, move-out/clean-up day is Sunday.

Visitors are treated to a vast array of items that include parts, accessories, automobilia, street rods, antique and collector cars, along with many hard-to-find and vintage items.

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Vendor Spaces Are Still Available

With the postponement of the Pate, you have additional time to become a
Pate Vendor for the April 2021 swap meet!

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Important Information

April 28 - April 30, 2021
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Gates Open at 7 a.m.


Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, Texas

At the corner of Interstate 35 West 114


General Admission is FREE

Vendor spaces are available at 1-817-608-7293

Parking Fee

$5.00 per vehicle for on-site lot parking

Sorry, no in or out privileges