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The Pate Swap Meet is the largest swap meet in the Midwestern United States. This is our 47th year of annual events. 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 is host to everything automobile, motorcycle, and transportation related with a vast array of items including parts, accessories, automobilia, street rods, antique and collector cars along with many hard-to-find and vintage items.

Pate Swap Meet

General Information

Event Contact Information

Pate Swap Meet Phone (713) 649-0922
Texas Motor Speedway Phone (817) 215-8500

Event Hours


General Admission


Sorry, no in and out privileges.

Weekend Happenings


The Texas Motor Speedway provides an area next to the Pate Swap Meet grounds during the event for individuals with campers or recreational vehicles who are not camping on their own vendor spaces. Reservations are not required. The cost for the entire length of the swap meet is $20.00 and the fee will be collected by a representative of the speedway. No hookups available during swap meet.

Electric Carts

Electric mobility units (three or four wheeled, freestanding, electric scooters that are authorized by the federal government for access in public buildings) may be used at anytime inside the swap meet by any individual who requires this mode of transportation. Individuals are welcome to bring their own personal scooters that fit these requirements for use during the swap meet. Rental facilities will be onsite and available for scooters during the event.

Free Parts Hauling

The Pate Swap Meet Team provide Parts Hauling as a Free Service to patrons and vendors or individuals purchasing heavy or bulky items or items that require assistance.

Restrooms and Shower Facilities

Restrooms and shower facilities are available at no cost to Pate Swap Meet vendors and guests. Individuals camping at this facility must observe applicable camping rules and regulations.

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Race Weekend Schedule Update

O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

The O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 race weekend has been rescheduled for July 18-19, 2020 as part of a triple header weekend with the My Bariatric Solutions 300 and the Vankor 350.

Ticketholders for any originally scheduled March NASCAR event should visit the Ticket Exchange Information Page for details on event exchanges, credits or refunds. Due to the ongoing pandemic, our walk-in ticket office remains closed. However, our ticket agents are working remotely.

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