Winter Vanlife Events
February 1-6 | Playa El Tecolote, Baja California
Cost: FREE (RSVP required)
Our friends at The Journal of Lost Time (TJOLT) are kicking off the event year in style in sunny Baja. This free event (RSVP required) is open to all styles of vans, campers, skoolies and adventure rigs. The breathtaking location is located just 30 minutes outside the city of La Paz, and features white sand beaches and stunning views. Start the year off right by joining like-minded travelers for a week of community, creativity, and fun in the sun.
February 3-5 | Dade City, FL
Cost: $15 per day pass, $75-$200 per weekend pass + camping
Escape winter with this three-day vanlife festival featuring workshops like DIY electrical training from Victron, yoga, live music, open van tours and a DIY van contest.
March 11-12 | San Diego, CA
Cost: $20-$87, kids are free
Come out and experience a variety of tiny living options at the first TinyFest of the year, where tiny home builders and van conversion companies will come together for a weekend of sharing and learning. Talk with tiny homeowners and full time vanlifers to find out what it’s really like to go tiny.
March 17-19 | Palm Springs, CA
A Roam of Our Own (AROOO) is a womxn-only (and those who identify as a woman) vanlife and overlanding gathering. Submit your idea for a workshop or apply to be a speaker and help build a safe space for solo life on the road!
Spring Vanlife Events
April 19-23 | Mt. Bachelor, OR
The stoke is real for this four-day Spring skiing and vanlife gathering. Artists, skiers, road dwellers and vendors come together to celebrate the amazing local culture, outdoor recreation and all things camper van in the lot of Mt. Bachelor.
April 20-23 | Baja, California
Cost: $299-$599 per vehicle
The team at Flarespace sure knows how to throw a party. Back to Baja is a three-day, four-night vanlife community extravaganza. Adventurous excursions, daily happy hours, nightly bonfires and local cuisine make this event a great place to meet new friends and get a taste of the caravan community.
April 20-24 | Bisbee, AZ
Cost: $30 General Admission, $60 per camping spot
This is the second annual Weird Wild West. The hosts call Bisbee, AZ “Mayberry on Acid” and say it’s a hub for creative, free-wheeling, free spirits. If you’ve been waiting all year to get weird with a bunch of vanlifers, this is your chance.