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2017

November
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3-5
CA
Dazed and Confused by Wheels of Confusion Vans at La Laguna Campground Lake Elsinore CA  Pot luck Saturday night, limited Electricity, and t-shirts pre-reg by 10/25 $45. plus a 6 pak at gate for 2 adults and kids under 16 Extra adults $10 each gate $60 and a 6 pk at gate.  T-shirts $15. send to Wheels of Confusion 5phil Jones PO Box 10691 Santa Ana CA  92711 info call Sluggo 714-576-1884
4
MA
24th Halloween Party by Getaway Truckers van club at Riverside Sportsmen Asso. Riverside RI. Motel 6 821 Fall River Ave Seekonk, MA  508-336-780?  Live Band, Costume contest, Giveaways, Buffet, trophies Pre-reg $12. before 10/1 at door $15.  for more info call Dave 508-826-2272, Boat 401-219-0811 or Capt 401-269-1269
11
FL
FVC meeting at the Carlisle Auto Fest Sun n Fun grounds Lakeland, FL Lakeland - Linder regional airport.  This event will have the FVC meeting on Saturday, November 11 around 3:30 or 4:00 PM. Lew said it will be the same as last year.
17-19
ME
Dead Bird Day hosted by Astro & the Aussie, the Dave Cave, Hatch's Corner ME
24-25
MA-RI?
Fill the Van with Toys Thanksgiving weekend location be determined call Pete 508-673-6116
December
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2
RI
Truck-in for Tots by New England Van Council and Marines Toys for Tots. 10 am - 4 PM West Warwick Elks Lodge 60 Clyde St West Warwick RI  admission one new toy per adult or cash donation info call Boat 401-219-0811



2
MO
41st Annual Christmas Party by Three Trails Vans at Pleasant Valley Community Center, Pleasant Valley, MO  exit I 35 exit 14 at the stop light turn right, go in front of the quick trip and at the top of the hill at the Fire Station turn right  best decorated table, snacks, and set ups provided by Tree Trails Vans BYOB  $10 per person and a $5. toy or $15 per person without a toy.  Music provided by Noone's Tunes.  nearby hotels are Fairfield In 816-792-400 8101 N. Church Rd., Comfort Suites 816-781-7273 8200 N Church Rd. all are on rt 152 straight up the West outer road from the party
8-9
FL
Second annual Vanner Museum fundraiser and Christmas party Pizza Friday night, Saturday Pot Luck, T-shirts, dash plaques, live music.  Contact SURFERJO2@aol.com  or 727-863-7033 the Museum is located at 12101 Chuck Cr. Hudson FL.   
29-1/1/18
Fl
The Chester's New Years Eve Party at the Chester Ranch, 12251 S.E. 66th Place, Morriston, FL  32668  Cost $10.00 per person.  From I-75 take Rt 40 west to Rt 41 north for 5 miles to 80th Street west to Rt  121 south to CR 337 north to 120 CT east to 66 PL south.  The house is on the left.  From US 19 N turn right on to RT 121 and left on CR 337 to 120 Ct east to 66 Pl right.  Bring a covered dish and what you are drinking for New Years.  $10.  donation 
2018
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12-14
VA
Freeze out by Freebird Vanners at Rockahock Campground 1420 Outpost Rd. Lenexa VA  
19-21
FL
Vanners in the Forest IV - 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, 2018  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:  Pig Roast/Covered Dish - We provide the meat.  Kids 16 and under need to be in their campsite after 10 PM - Gate opens at 3:00 PM on Friday - Info: Leslie (386)  697-6388   Click Here for Flier
     
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10-18
FL
Carnival Sunshine cruise. Leaves from Port Canaveral Fl and going to the Southern Caribbean which includes the port of Aruba, Curacao, and Grand Turk,  Contact Eddie Smith
22-25
LA
Council of Councils 2018 Voodoo on the Bayou 2 - Romp in the Swamp -  Vintage Chevy Van Council - New Orleans, LA  Vintage Chevy Van Council on Facebook  CofC 2018 on Facebook
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9-10
IL
44th annual Ground hog Party at Magnuson Grand Hotel 19067 W. Frontage Rd. Raymond, IL  make hotel reservations Call 217-324-2100 rooms $74.50 plus tax. ($15. per night extra for pets) includes free breakfast.  Weekend party price is $25. per person with free Beer and live music, 8-12 in the main party room.  DJ Saturday.(Sat only is $15 per person
Saturday 5th Annual Buss Ride to Fast Eddies Bonaire & the Grafton Winery.  Free Beer and Coctails on the bus.  pre-entry required buss is $20. send to Vanatics Ground hog party PO box 192 Auburn, IL  62615 call Darrin 217-652-6968 for more info
16-18
FL
Laid Back Weekend.  Primitive at Sidewinders by Broward Chapter. Target shooting, bonfire, pot luck etc. $15 per van pre-reg or at gate

Make checks payable to: Earl Morris

Mail to: Linard Morris; 12931 SW 10th Court; Davie, FL 33325

From I-75 exit SR136, Right on US 41 past Steven Foster Memorial; at flashing light turn right on SR137, cross railroad tracks take first right on 157 Ave.; follow around to the big log home.

Info: directions – Sidewinder 386-397-1616 eVANt – Linard H. 954-472-0461 M. 754-224-8292

  24   MI  44th Annual Action Vans of MI hall party.  Setups, Band, Darts, Awards Raffles, food available, $15. per person. VFW Post 4422  11590 Pine St. Taylor MI  hours 8 pm - 1 AM  call Bob 313-505-1915 for more info
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6-8 FL Together Again - Hi-Way Vanners - A Primitive Event - 8888 Gobbler Dr. - Floral City, FL  -  A weekend of camping on a private lake with canoes, campfires and family style fun.  - Fishing Contest, raffles, hot wheels racing, 50/50, games, midnight grill, music, scavenger hunt, pancake social, van show -   Pre-reg by March 9, 2018  $65 per van (2 people) All you can eat dinners for 2 nights, included. Gate $85 - Additional person $20 - Children $10 - Click Here for Flier
5-8
NV
The Cove #13 a Free Campout.  50/50 raffle, meet vanners, camp by the water.  goodie bags, games. Dash Plaques etc. Directions RT 163 between Christmas Tree Pass and the Needles Highway  west of Laughlin in the Lake Mead Recreation Area.  (there is a stop sign coming out of the turn off)  The road is very bumpy but suitable for large motor homes and vans  GPS N35 13.992 W 114 35.637  Call Bill-O 928-201-2001  or Michelle 702-885-6139
27-29
PA
Spring Thaw #4 Hosted by the PA Van Council  at the Gratz Fairgrounds 601 E. Market St. Gratz PA Pennsylvania Van Council, Inc presents our 4th installment of the The Thaw. We will have a Band on Saturday night. Games and music on Friday night. Games for young and old Saturday. Van Show during the day Saturday and Light and Sound off show Saturday night. Mark your calendars and make sure to get to The Thaw. Vans and trucks only. (Trucks must be affiliated with a club).

27-29
IN
Blue Grass Vanners   in Friendship IN. Bluegrass Vanners present Van Jam 42...Vantasy Island....where your weirdest dreams come true....come on out and join us in celebrating our 42nd Van Jam....we have plenty of electricity..running water....hot showers(bring quarters)...band house.. flush toilets..washer/dryer on site....we are within walking distance from the store and the bar and grill....there will be adult games....Costume Contests....kids games...show n shine... late night adult games Friday and Saturday nights (after the kids go to bed)...we ask that all children under 16 be in there own campsite by 10 pm..we will be having bands Friday and Saturday nights...there will be plenty of raffles..t-shirts and patches....there is a stream/river that runs along side of the campground bring your fishing gear and try to catch some....we have had a change in our prices this year and its $35.00 to pre-enter....$45.00 at the gate....this price also includes Thursday and is a van with two people extra people are $10.00 and 16 and under are free...walkins are $10.00...RV camper trailers $20.00 and club trailers are free.....NO FIREARMS/WEAPONS OR FIREWORKS ALLOWED ON THE CAMP GROUNDS.....please mail your pre entries to the P.O. Box.........for you people using GPS....the address is 7249 First Street, Friendship, IN 47021....hope to see everyone there!!!!
     
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4-6 FL Cinco your Lips In the River  - Fore Play Vanners - Ellie Ray's RV Resort - 3349 Northwest 110th St. - Branford, FL  32008  - Snorkeling spring on site as well as a Beautiful Pool, Bar / Restaraunt - Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner - Canoe rentals - Much more - Van Show & Live Music -  $65 pre-reg. by April 1st, 2017. - Additional Cost at the Gate - Additional Cost for Sleep in Trailers or RV's - More info: Gnarly 727-235-1260  cptgnarly@gmail.com OR Shogun 386-804-1063 shocap@aol.com   Click Here for Flier  
11-13
OH
Spring Back Spring Back Van-in  theme is Zombie Apocalypses  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
18-20
MO
Spring Fever #41Wasted away in Vantasiaville  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.
25-28
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.
25-28
NY
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
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1-3
OH
Buckeyes Van Association Presents Up in Smoke at Trumbull County Fairgrounds 899 Everett Hull Rd. Courtland OH  Pre-reg van and 2 adults $35. gate $40.  trailers $25. Extra people $10. vendors $100.send to Buckeye Van Asso. c/0 Cherie Smith 956 Andrew Ave, Salem, OH  44460 info Cherie 330-332-1906
8-10
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 details to come
15-17
OH
CBS Vans Vanner Circus. Mudstock OH.  pre-reg $30. gate $35. extra vanners over 2 $10. no electric or water.Electric for medical reasons provided  make check to Jamie Thornburg  44816 CR 23 Coshocton OH  



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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 LasVegas, NV  89107 for more info visit www.Nationaltruckin.com   or call 502-822-NATS Gates will not open until 7/25 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.  Remington IN Caboose Lake Campground 219-261-3828 or Fair Oaks, IN  Oak lake Family Campground 215-306-8233



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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 your going to participate  Mail to Bill-o 3440 Sunbonnet Dr. Bullhead City AZ  86429
8/31-9/3
PA
Return to Butler 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, $50. Gate $55.  Camping trailers $25. extra people in van (over 15 years old)$25.  Send to Three Rivers Vans Inc. 303 Baker Dr. Aliquippa, PA 15001 call Carol at 724-375-6484 for more info
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 Lynn or Paula 510-352-2605 send to Zephyr @ 1651 Burkhart Ave San Leandro, CA 94579
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7-9 CO
H.A.V.E."S12 Annual Van-in Mardi Gras? 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
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
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 
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Back to 1987 by Florida Van Council at Sunshine Key Camping Resort US Highway 1 MM39 Florida Keys.  Pets on a leash, costume contest dress like it's 1987 when we first came to Sunshine Key), quiet hour 10 pm games, Pre-reg required by 10/1 is required to get the vanners deal.  We only have a block of campsites, When they are gone you will have to pay the regular campground rates.  Van and 2 adults $90. $15. for extra persons over 18. $120 for van and sleep-in trailer or motor home. If you drive a 1987 van (must have proof) we have a Blue Light special price is 1/2 price.  That's right $45. for the van. send to Florida Van Council C/O Leslie Stanziani 4895 S W Pinemount Rd. Lake City FL  32024 e-mail istanzian@gmail.com  Rates apply 3 days prior to and 3 days after truck-in. call the campground directly 305-872-2217 and ask for vanners rate.  info Spooky Tooth 954-695-5786
 
 
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