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2018
    Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
 July
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25-29
IN
the 46th Van Nationals (the Mother Load) Jasper County Fairgrounds 2671 W. Clark St.  Rensselaer, IN  Worlds Largest Van Happening, Show N' Shine on Saturday, Rock N' Roll, Goodie Bag's, Dash Plaques Lots of Vendors and great Vans (the Whole Works)  General Admission (van and 2 people) Pre-entry $55.  Gate $70. Camper trailers pre-entry $20. gate $35.  Extra People $20.  Friday - Sunday only $45. Pre event Camping Van $30 trailers $20.  Mail pre-reg to National Truck-in Board 308 Lilac Lane Las Vegas, NV  89107 for more info visit www.Nationaltruckin.com   or call 502-822-NATS Gates will not open until 7/25 about noon do not come early as the Fair will still be going on and there is no place to line up) here are two campgrounds that are fairly close.  contact one of the following campgrounds to set up your own pre-camping Remington IN Caboose Lake Campground 219-261-3828 or Fair Oaks, IN  Oak lake Family Campground 215-306-8233.  Pub crawl Thursday afternoon please call the above number if you want to do a pub, wedding on Friday. Lots of Bands, Games to play in your van, Meet and great on Wednesday night.  Lots of surprises to come.  


Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
 August
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3-5
MN
Vanners of the Corn#37  by Corn Belt Van Council @ Camp Fukowie 17408 Cty Rd 37 Altura, MN just of RT 26. DJ , Dash plaques, corn, Beer Saturday night. Sat AM omelets and Sat. PM pot luck and much more.  pre-reg $30/ per van $10 per extra adult, trailer free,by 7/27 limited hookup gate $35.  send to Cheryl Murphy Long 4115 E. River Road NE Rochester, MN  55906-3424 info Cheryl 507-261-7830
9-12
MA
Boogie Affair Kentucky Derby Style by the New England Van council, Inc. at Franklin Co. Fairgrounds 89 Wisdom Way, Greenfield MA  live bands, vendors row, games, trophies, RC and hot Wheel Races, public van & truck show. and much more. pre-reg $40. gate $45. children under 15 free, extra people 410. sleeping trailers $25. motor homes pre-reg $65. gate $75. Thursday arrivals extra $15. Make checks to NEVC c/o Judi Baker 329 Wildwood Ave Worcester, MA   01603 info Judy 508-345-2573 or Fred 207-776-0437
10-12
IL
Scooby Doo and 42 by CITA at Spring Creek Campground Montrose IL pre-reg $42.00 Gate $52.00 camping trailers $18. extra adults $15. Potluck Saturday night bring a dish to share, Live Bands, plenty of power and water, ADA access and more.  send to CITA  102 Illini Ave Allenville, IL  61951 call Ed  217-962-0812 or Sara 217-454-0431
17-19
OH
BFE7 by Knightmare Vanners Inc.  Wet n Wild Summer Camp.  @ Richland County Fairgrounds 340 Lantz Rd. 200 campsites, water, power and showers. Bands Friday and Saturday, Blender Blast by Vandangos, Show and shine and bright and shine, Vanner Flea market, and all the rest of the goodies you come to expect.  pets on leash, must have shots and register at gate.  Vans and panels only, Every camp needs a talent show.  come prepared to show off your talent Saturday night during Blender Blast.Vendors call Jeff 419-543-9093 or Amy 419-610-6296. pre-reg by 7/31 to 269 Walnut Street NCT,  OH  43832 make checks payable to Knightmare Vanners Inc.  pre-reg $40. van and 2 vanners $10. extra persons Gate $50. and $10 for extra people. trailers are and additional $10 for the weekend
16-19
CA
Wild in the Woods #15 by Sunshine Super Vans at Wooded Hill Group-CA Directions from North I-5 take 805 or 15 south  take I 8 E exit S1 (Sunrise Highway turn Left at Morris Ranch/wooded Hills look for the pink right turn bsewardaz@gmail.com  928-201-2001  or Michelle Lilsis74@sbcglobal.net  702-885-6139 PRE-REG ONLY  $40 for van and 2 adults and kids.  Space is limited please let us know if you're going to participate  Mail to Bill-o 3440 Sunbonnet Dr. Bullhead City AZ  86429
8/31-9/3
PA
Butler GO Braugh by Three Rivers Vans @Butler County Fairgrounds located on RT 422.1127 New Castle Rd. Prospect, PA.  Van and 2 people Pre-reg by August 10th, $60. Gate $65.  Camping trailers $25. gate $35 extra people in van (over 15 years old)$30.  Send to Three Rivers Vans Inc. 303 Baker Dr. Aliquippa, PA 15001 call Carol at 724-375-6484 for more info  Irish Jig Contest Costume Contest.
8/31-9/3 OR
Corn Cob Camp out #44.by Zephyr Vans and Truck Asso. at Schroeder Park in Grand Pass Oregon  In spaces 3-17 Float trip, plenty of sweet corn. Pre-reg by August 20 $60. US for van and 2 adults. $70. gate. extra adults over 18. $20. trailers $20.  RV's $90. pre-reg $100. at gate.  Contact Paula 510-352-2606 or Lynn 510-512-2979 send to Zephyr @ 1651 Burkhart Ave San Leandro, CA 94579
8/31-9/3 SD

45th Anniversary of the Black Hills Truck-in  Vanner Reunion Labor Day Weekend. @ Kickstands Campground.  13014 Pleasant Valley Rd. Sturgis, SD $60. pre reg, gate $65. extra adults $15. trailer or cabins extra.  T-shirts $20. per order only.  Send size and quantity with pre-reg to MCVC Jack Smith 4731 Hamlin Ct. Rapid City, SD 57703  info Jack 605-519-0646 or Moonlitechariots@gmail.com  Click here for flier

9/1
FL
FVC Truck-in at Ross Prairie Trail Head and Campground, 10660 SW Hwy 200, Dunnellon, FL  Band, Pot Luck Saturday night.  $65. pre-reg by August 10th, Gate $70. Extra people $15. Van and Camping trailer $80 pre-reg gate $85.  $10 if you're just coming for the Van Show on Saturday, or just coming to the FVC meeting on Saturday.  Make checks payable to Florida Van Council, Inc.  Send to Meredith Fleming, 3932 Poinsettia Dr., St. Pete Beach, FL  33706 email mook@floridavancouncil.com  Florida Van Council meeting Saturday around noon  Click Here for Flier 
8/31-9/3
VT
Welcome to the Loonie Bin #5 by Loonie Toon Truckers. at 14 Turtle Dr.  Newfane VT  back to basic vanning.  Limited water and elec. generators welcome, hot showers, entertainment, happy hour bring snacks to share, raffles, show & shine and much more,  pre-reg $35. gate $40. please bring a can good to donate.  contact Tim and Karen 802-365-4484 send to Karen Filan 14 Turtle Dr. Newfane, WT  05345
8/31-9/3 SD
45th Anniversary of the Black Hills Truck IN by Moonlite Chariots Van Association @Kickstand Campground 13014 Pleasant Valley Rd. Sturgis, SD  @pre reg $60. gate $65. includes 3 nights camping w/electric, 2 adults , kids free, extra adults $15  trailers $15, cabins $50. per nigth and full hook up $40 per night extra.  T-shirts $20. make checks to MCVA Jack Smith and send to them at 4731 Hamlin Cr. Rapid City, SD  57703 info 605-519-0646 between 5pm and 9 pm only


Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
 September
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1 WI/IL 14th Annual Custom Vans Show by Hy-Rollin Vans 6th Ave & 54th St. Kenosha, WI  call Taz for more info 847-560-5147 bring a canned good
7-9 CO H.A.V.E.'S 12th Annual Van-in Horror Truck-in at Lake George Cabins & RV Park, 8966 County Rd. 90,  Lake George, CO 80827 sponsored by the H.A.V.E.S & H.A.V.E N.O.T.S Restroom, showers, power, live Band, Shot Bar, Beer, games, Costume Party , horse shoes, raffles spit & shine, buff & bright. Vans and Panel's only.  Pre-reg $40. by 8-1 gate $45/ van and 2 adults. club trailers $10. sleeping trailers $15. extra people $10. for early arrivals and cabin rental call 719-748-3822  for info contact Beeper 720-434-3042 or Cindy-Lou 719-229-7242 Make checks to H.A.V.E.'s send to Lisa Castaneda  16455 E. Layton Ave. Aurora, CO  80015
7-9
MN
Northwestern Vanners presents with Naught But Nice Vanner Ivan & Jane's Ghost Adventure . @ the Wilson Farm 1640 Cpimtu Rd/ 6 SW Howard Lake, MN  Limited elec. show n Shine Bright n Shine  Saturday breakfast Saturday night pot luck. Live music Saturday Free Beer pre-reg $35. by 8/29 $40 gate. extra adults $10.  trailers free. send to Northwestern Vanners 1640 County Rd. 6 SW Howard Lake, MN  55349  info Kenny 763-516-1081 Kenny.wilson077@gmail.com  
13-16
PA
Keystone Madness by Performance Vans at Summit Station, PA pre-reg by 9/1 $35.van and 2 adults,  gate $45. $75. motor homes Gate $80., extra people $10. trailers $20. Early arrivals welcome $5. per night. send to Performance vans PO Box 1333 Pottstown, PA  19454 call Mike 610-779-3677 t-shirts, show and shine food vendors, games, live music lite show. vans, panels and pick-ups welcome
21-23
RI
Smut Truckers Fun Run #19 Welcome to Nordic Smut.  Tavern on the Hill Nooseneck Rd. West  Greenwich, RI  Breakfast Sat & Sunday  425 per van $30 with trailer $5. extra people.  call Joe 401-828-1338  bring school supplies or school type snacks
21-23
WI
Oktoberfest Truck-in #42 by Bar City Vans at La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds N4985 Co. Rd M West Salem, WI  Electricity and Showers, Chili Cook Off, Band Saturday night, Pre reg by 9/7 $40. Campers $10.  Gate $45.  Van and 2 adults.  extra adults $10.  send to Bar City Vans  n2798 Garbers Rd. La Crosse, WI  54601
21-23
OH
Last Chance #41 at New Philly OH. at Woods Tall Timbers Lake . 1921 Tall Timber Lake RD.  van and 2 people gate $40. Gate $50 trailers $20. extra people $10.  Cabin rentals available 330-602-4000 Mail to TIT PO Box 270 Bolivar, OH  44612
28-30
NC
GSVR XIV Cherokee, NC Hosted by Southeast Van Council.  Friday night Soup & Sandwiches. Covered dish pot luck dinner Saturday night, Hot Wheels race, show & shine, 50/50's games, moonshine contest. Live music Saturday night by Moonshine Creek.  Call Flaming Arrow Campground to make your reservations 828-497-6901 (local) or 877-497-6161 (toll free)  283 Flaming arrow Dr. Whittier,  NC 28789  www.southeastvancouncil.com 


Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
October
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5-8
RI
Summers End Party by Narragansett Vans and Panel Truckers at 189 Fenner Hill Rd. Hope Valley RI $15 per person plus a side dish for pot luck buffet, more info. Amy 860-719-4898
12-13
PA
Twilight Truckers presents Fall Fest #4. Nightmare on Market St. at Gratz Fairgrounds 601 E. Market St. Gratz PA pre reg by 9/23 $35. gate $45. extra people $10 Sleeping Trailers $20. All motor homes $75. vendors row, show & shine, Saturday night Band, Games, Costume contest, Chinese auction Trick or treat. and more.  Grounds open Friday at noon and close at 11 on Sunday. Send to Twilight Truckers inc. 7318 H Sauerkraut Ln Macungie, PA  18062 info Shawn 610-704-6465
12-14
NH
Frostbite Frolics by Chair City Truckers, and All 4-wheel Drive Vans at Stateline Campground 850 Rt. 12 S. Fitzwilliam NH  pumpkin carving, trick or treat, rc races, rec-hall with snack bar.  lots of food and more$30. van $40w with trailer info contact Barry Wickman 978-630-1154 winter or 603-535-9137 summer
12-14
WI
A Howling Van-pri-te # 24 by Hy-Rollin Vans at Walworth County Fairgrounds Elkhorn WI, Show & Shine, Bright & Shine, pumpkin Carving, trick or treat, costume contest, good, vendors, live bands and much more. pre-reg by 10/1 $50. gate $55. sleeping trailers $15. extra persons over 17 $20. send to Hy-Rollin vans c/o Taz 12866 W. Country Club Ave. Waukegan, IL  info Taz 847-560-5147
12-14
CA
46th Annual West Coast Van Nationals at King City CA  Pre-reg $40 gate $45. motor homes $50 Gate $55. small trailers $10 trailers over 10 ft $20  pre-reg deadline 10/2 make checks payable to Kathy Willis  4136 Carola Ave, San Jose, CA  95130  info KatCruzr@aol.com          Phone 408-249-4451
19-21
IA
HOAVC'S MONSTER HAVOC #40 AT Jasper County Fairgrounds Colfax IA THIS IS A NEW LOCATION FOR THIS EVENT Phantom Van Judging, trick or treat, costume contest, live band etc. Pre-reg by 10/1 #34. gate $40. $10 extra adult over 18. Send to HOVAC c/o Patty Weber 8649 N. Hull Kansas City KS 64154 info Keith 816-322-3317
20
OH
Witches Brew by Southern Ohio Van Council, The Centre at Miami Valley Mall 987 Ash St. Miami Valley Centre Mall,Piqua, OH  Comfort Inn.  Phone 937-778-8100 Option O Standard rooms are $85.00 per night.  be sure to tell them you are with the SOVC.Room pre-reg by Sept 24 after that the rooms go to $100.  There will be a Pub Crawl with transportation on Friday night Cost $10. per person Saturday night party is $15.00 per person Band, Dash Plaques, contest , cames awards and raffles, witches brew, set-ups and munchies provide BYOB more info Smitty: ssmityt@nktelco.net   or Fish  fishfordvan@yahoo.com 
26-28
FL
October 26 - 28  -  "45 and Still Alive" - FVC is 45 Years Old - Florida Van Council - Tampa-East RV Resort - 4630 McIntosh Rd., Dover FL  33527 - $90 per van (2 People) pre-reg by October 10, 2018 - $35 per day at Gate - Extra persons $15 each - Saturday - Van Show, Potluck Dinner, Live Band, Toy Van Races,  Pumpkin Carving Contest and much more.  10 PM "Quiet Hour" and pets on a leash strictly enforced. Kids 17 and under must be in their campsite by 10 PM. Click here for flier. mook@floridavancouncil.com 


Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
November
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2-4
CA
Dazed & Confused by Wheels of Confusions Vans at La Laguna Resort, Lake Elsimore CA  pre-reg $45. + a six pack at the gate $60 plus a six pack.  Live Band, DJ, Games, Van Show, Huge Goodie bags. Raffles and 50/50 Saturday night pot luck more info contact Sluggo at 714-576-1884 or www.wheelsofconfusionvanclub.com  
3
RI
Getaway Truckers 25th Annual Halloween Party at Riverside Sportsman Ass. 1 Sportsman Dr. East Providence RI  Live band, Costume Contest, Buffet, need a place to stay contact Motel 6 821 Fall River Ave Seekonk, MA  508-336-7800 info Boat 401-219-0811
10
FL 
Florida Van Council meeting at Floridian Sandlewood RV Resort 5150 Boggy Creek Rd. St. Cloud, FL  meeting starts at noon.  This will be the election of officers and annual pig roast.
December

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1 RI Truckin for Tots  more to come as available contact Boat 401-219-0811 for info


Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
     

2019

     
    Please note.  Price is for a Van and 2 adults, children under 17 are free unless otherwise noted in the event listing. Extra persons means adults.
January 2019

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18-21
FL
Vanners in the Forest V - Florida Van Council - River Forest Group Camping area - 45700 River Forest Blvd. Deland, FL 32720 - Ocala National Forest (near Deland) -  Pre-Reg cutoff is January 10, 2019  Pre-reg  $45   Gate  $55 for 2 Adults - Additional adults  $5  each - Kids under 16 Free - Friday night:  Chili Cook-off or soup - Saturday evening:  Covered Dish -  Kids 16 and under need to be in their campsite after 10 PM - Gate opens at 3:00 PM on Friday - we have booked Sunday night if you wish to stay



February

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6-10

Council of Councils.  Seattle's the Dream 2019 Double tree Hotel 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, Washington Tel: +1-206-575-8220 ask for VAN. must be made by 1/23  double room or king room $109 per night.  There is a $10 per person party pass. free shuttle to airport  checkin 3 pm out 12 pm parking $8. per night check them out on FB or through www.vanning.com  or https://2019cofc.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_9.html or www.councilofcouncils.com  
22-23
IL
45th Groundhog Party (this will be the last one)  Magnuson Grand Hotel 19067 W. Frontage Rd. Raymond, IL  reservations 217-324-2100 $74.50 +tax a night  $15. per night for pets.  Free breakfast included.  Weekend party price $20. per person free beer and live music Friday night  DJ Saturday evening, free lemonade & peer 7-11.  Buss to Fast Eddies Bonaire and the Grafton Winery.  Free Beet and cocktails will be served on the Bus.  on Saturday   Must pre-reg for Fast Eddies $20. per person.  Send to Groundhog Bus Trip PO Box 192 Auburn, IL  62615  Info 217-652-6968 vanatics@charter.net 


March


22-24
MO
Freeze out 2019 by Three Trails Vans at Shoemakers RV Park Bevier, MO more info as available
April




May

10-12
OH
Spring Back Spring Back Van-in  At the fairgrounds Mt. Vernon OH. at Knox CO Fairgrounds, 129 Fairgrounds Rd., Mt. Vernon Oh.   Dinner on Saturday night.  Live music Show and Shine, games, Saturday night dinner etc pre-reg $30. by 5/1 at get $40. trailers $15. extras people over 2 vanners in van $10. each Thursday arrival extra $10.  Dash Plaques, van show, Games, Live music Patches, t-shirts , food vendor Vans on the Run  PO Box 247614  Columbus, OH  43224  call 614-271-0563
16-19
MO
Spring Fever #42  New location Shoemaker's RV Park, Bevier, MO  Celebrate 41 years of Spring Fever.  Grounds has a swimming beach water slide paddle boats plenty of showers and 30 and 50 amp electric restaurant and store. Vans only pre-entry van and 2 adults 2 night pre-entry $50/ 3 night $60.  gate 2 nights $60. 3 nights $70. extra nights $15. extra nights $15. trailers $10. extra people over 18 $10. pre reg by 4/10 send to Vantasia Vans  8649 North Hull, Kansas City MO  64154 contact Don Noone at DNOONER@aol.com  913-486-8866. or Patti at Vanrpati@gmail.com  check our the grounds at www.shoemakersrv.com  955 Macon St Bevier, MO  on site Water slide, paddle boats, restaurant, and store, near by attractions Walt Disney's home town and museum, JC Penny's  and Mark Twain's , General Pershing's boyhood homes and museum.
24-27
IN
42nd Midwest International Truck-in Tail Gate Party in it's new location Jasper County Fairgrounds Rensselaer, IN  Hot showers and plenty of restrooms. for more info go to www.midwestvansltd.com  or contact Game at 219-405-5994 mvlgame@comcast.net or mvldodge1@gmail.com  pre-reg by 5/9 pre-reg $45. Gate $60. van and 2 adults. If you arrive on Thursday $20., trailers $20. extra people send to Sherman Simmons 708-536-8291 c/o Midwest Vans Ltd. 245 Heritage Dr. Dyer, IN  46311 pub crawl on Sunday, Show-n-shine, Bright -n-shine, Raffles, VanKana, Game, Food and Ice, Bright-n-shine, bands ADA Accessible  Indiana does not sell alcohol on Sundays.
24-28
NY
Lost at the Zombie Apocalypse Memorial Day Weekend   "Hosted by Concerned Vanners" at Washington County Fairgrounds, 392 Old Schuyerville RD  Greenwich, NY gates open noon on Friday Pre-reg b y 5/1  $40. van and 2 people extra people over 16 $10  Gate $45. trailers under 16 ft. $15. over $25. early arrivals $5. per day  motor homes and van pre-reg $65. gate $70  motor homes alone per reg $55. gate $60.  call Lucy 518-891-3093 or Frank 203-732-2179  mail to Lost Memorial Day Weekend C/O Lucy McCasland PO Box 893 Saranac Lake, NY  12983
June

7-9
Ont/CA
Van-fest21.  Canada's Largest Van and Truck show or e-mail vanfest@hotmail.com  ,    from the west on 401 take Wellington Rd to Hwy 3 St. Thomas to Springwater Rd. to the Conservation Rd.  From the East 401 to Hwy 73 thought Aylmer to Conservation Rd.  address is 8079 Springwater Road Aylmer, ON  GPS Cords are N 42 45.019 W 81 01.685 Send to Vanfest 23254 Highbury Rd. Denfield Ontario Canada N0M-1P0  Pre-reg by June 1 $55. early arrivals Thursday $20. Show only no Camping $30. Show & Camping $65.00 Camper Trailer over 16ft $35.  extra people $20.  Vendor fee $100 
30
MI
15th Annual Baker's of Milford. Gathering of the Early's (all Vans are Welcome)  2025 Milford Rd.  Milford, MI  48381  contact Bill for more info wjhgski@aol.com   248-931-2455.  Raffles, goodie bags, No charge



 
 
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