Event Dates: April 22, 2021 - April 24, 2021 Location: Fort Worth, Texas
The mission of the Pate Swap Meet is to provide one of the leading transportation-related swap-meet events supporting the hobby of car collecting and restoration. We are a family-oriented event composed of car collectors, restorers and individuals interested in antique, vintage and collectible automobiles and motorcycles. We meet to buy, sell and swap complete vehicles or vintage parts used in restoration as well as transportation-related memorabilia.
The Pate Swap Meet association was organized in 1971 and conducted the first swap meet in 1972. We are composed of the 16 largest car clubs in Texas with over 2,000 members. Our 2021 event will be the 50th event in our 49th years of continuous operations.
Approximately 1,000 Pate Vendors rent our 8,500 Vendor Spaces to exhibit and offer their vehicles, parts and merchandise for selling and swapping. We will also typically provide 400 Car Corral spaces solely used to display and offer for sale running and operational cars and trucks. In aggregate, the Vendor Spaces alone (not counting the surrounding common-space streets and avenues) comprise approximately 1.5-million square feet arranged in over 16-miles of Vendor Space frontage. The Pate Swap Meet takes place at Texas Motor Speedway on its west VIP parking, one of the largest paved parking lots in the country.
The Pate Swap Meet is the largest swap meet of its type in the Southwest and the second largest in the United States.