The Pate Swap Meet, celebrating its 48th year of annual events, is the largest transportation venue of its kind in the United States. With over 200,000 visitors in 2019, the widely attended Pate Swap Meet is a leading collector's choice for its diversity of auto and motorcycle related products offered by vendors from across the country. The three day event, encompassing an average of 8,700 vendor spaces, is host to everything automobile, motorcycle, and transportation related. 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.
In addition to a fantastic three-day swap meet, there will be a car/truck show, sponsored by Wheels for Wellness Inc., on Saturday, May 2nd, from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Awards will be given to the top 20 cars/trucks. FREE Prostrate Cancer PSA blood tests will be offered to Pate Swap Meet attendees.
“The Pate Swap Meet is proud to offer a wide selection of items that can be used to refurbish your vintage or classic car, motorcycle, or other mode of transportation and get it back on the road. Or, perhaps you might see something that will spark your interest in pursuing this unique hobby. For collectors, we have just about anything you can imagine in each of our zones - gas pumps, hood ornaments, vintage signs, gas and oil cans, tools, and so much more.
Whether you are a vendor or a visitor, we invite you to come participate in 3 days of fun. Happy hunting!”
John Anderson, President, Pate Swap Meet
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The first day of great shopping at the Pate Swap Meet is fast approaching.
Pate Swap Meet dates are April 30-May 2. Come join the fun and shop for transportation related items.
A FREE vendor directory is available at every pedestrian entrance.
Download 2020 Pate Swap Meet Vendor Registration Form
Vendor Registration: Call 1-713-649-0922
Pre-Registration for the meet ends March 31, 2020.
We will not run out of spaces, but they can only be purchased at the time of the meet.
The Registration Office opens Wednesday, April 29, 2020,
from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday through Friday Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Spaces are CASH ONLY:
9 x 18 on asphalt - $60.00
To help you move from booth to booth at the Pate Swap Meet, Event Scooters offers electric powered scooters and wheelchairs for rent to visitors and vendors. We highly recommend that you reserve your scooter or wheelchair in advance to ensure that one has been saved for you when you arrive.
Scooter rentals are $75.00 per day and wheelchair rentals are $40.00 per day. Rentals are for one person only, and may be picked up inside the main gate. (Next day reservations can be made until 9pm CST)