2014 Events (unless noted - Vans and Panels only)
Jan 18
Let's Get Snowed 30 hosted by DIVC. McCritters Bar & Grill, Pekin, IL Live band, games, beer. Hotel: Concord Inn & Suites, phone: 309.347.5533, pets allowed: $20 fee. Mention DIVC for room rate. $12/person. Info: Joe: 217.246.3402 or Debra 309.360.1696. Email: Download flyer
Feb 6-8
Council of Councils "Voodoo on the Bayou" hosted by Vintage Chevy Van Council. Maison St. Charles Hotel, phone: 504.522.0187. Room rates: $109 Std Deluxe Queen, $139 Jr Suite, $159 Royal Suite, $179 Deluxe Suite. Room block: Van Council Meeting. website:
Feb 21 & 22
Groundhog Party #39 "Save a Horse, Ride a Groundhog" hosted by Vanatics Van Club. Magnuson Grand Hotel, 19067 West Frontage Road, Raymond, IL 62560. (217) 324-2100 for Reservations. Room $74.50/night, $15/night for pets. Pool party, free beer, games. Cowboy theme party on Saturdaty night. Fri & Sat. $20/adult, Sat only $15/adult. T-shirts $15 ea. Pre-order. 39 mi S of Springfield. Info: Darren 217.652.6968, email: Download flyer
Mar 28-30
Freeze Out 2014 hosted by 3 Trails Vans. Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Free chili Saturday at 4:45pm while supplies last. 3 Trails will have burgers available with the chili (donations appreciated). Breakfast available on Saturday for $3. HOAVC meeting on Saturday. Open to all types of vehicles. Music by Noone's Tunes. Adult games, wine tasting, free beer (21+ YOA). Info: Keith 816.322.3317, website: Download flyer
Apr 4-6
Van Fair South XXXVI hosted by Lone Star Van Club. Burns Run West Campground, 825 West Burns Road, Cartwright, OK 74731. Pre-reg $35, gate $40; trailers $15; extras $5. Info: Charlotte 214.794.3484, email
Apr 11 & 12
Ararat Shrine Car & Motorcycle Swap Meet. Lathrop Antique Show Grounds, Lathrop, MO. $3/person donation. website:
Apr 18-20
Keep Vanning ALIVE!! Truck-in hosted by Big Doggs Vanners. Hidden Acres Family Campground, 17391 Richmond Tpke, Milford, VA 22427 ( Games, light show, DJ & Dancing. Pre-reg (4/11) $45, Gate $55; Trlrs <16' $35, Gate $45; Trlrs >16' $45, Gate $55; Mobile homes $85, gate $95; Extras $15. Info: Huggy Bear 540.649.2811 Download flyer
Apr 25-27
Van Jam #38 "Super Hero Truck-In" hosted by Bluegrass Vanners of Louisville, KY. Old Mill Campground, Friendship, IN. Games, live music, show n shine, event shirts. Pre-reg $30, gate $35; extras $10; utility trlr $10; RV trlr $15. Download flyer
Apr 27 KS Hotrods for Hospice to benefit Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. Open Car & Truck Show. All makes and models welcome! Rosana Square Shopping Center, 119th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS. 10am-4pm. Food. Music. Kid’s Activities. Door Prizes. Raffle Items. Registration Fee: $20.00 per hot rod. Open to first 150 participants. Download flyer
May 2-4
Vanniversary #40 hosted by Central Iowa Vanners. Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA. Heated activity center, kid & adult games, show n shine, t-shirt vendor, live music, food vendor, Saturday Cruise to Nascar's Iowa Speedway (and laps, weather permitting). Pre-Reg (4/15) $40, gate $45; extras $10. Info: Dale 641.682.7372. Download flyer
May 2-4
Put Your Lips on This hosted by Foreplay Vanners. Beverly Beach Camptown, Hwy 100 between Daytona Beach & Jacksonville ( Music, games, show n shine. Pre-reg $60, gate $65, trlrs & motor homes $35 extra. Info: Magoo: 813.267.9794.
May 9-11
Spring Back 14 "Hippie HeaVAN" hosted by Vans on The Run. Knox Co. Fairgrounds, 110 Fairgrounds Rd., Mt. Vernon, OH. Show n Shine, live music, games & vendors. Join Goofy & Crazy Daisy for their 2% Tie Dye Wedding. Reception dinner on us! Pre-reg $30, gate $40; extras $10; camp trlrs $15, Thursday arrivals $10. Info: DJ 614.403.9874, Download flyer
May 16-18
Spring Fever 37 "Super Heroes" hosted by Vantasia Vans. Down Under Campground, Turney, MO. Live bands, pool party, adult & kids games, show n shine, brite n shine, free beer, vendors. Pre-reg $40, gate $45; extra adults $10; sleeping trailers $10. Info: Don Noone; phone: 913.721.3707 Website: Download flyer
May 23-26
40th Midwest International Truck-In "Flashback to '74" hosted by Midwest Vans Ltd. Rolling Hills Campground, 3151 County Rd 2800 E, Penfield, IL. Games, live music, Sunday campsite pub crawl, limited electric. Pre-reg (5/12) $40, gate $50; extras $15; camping trlr $20; Thursday $20. Info: Woody 708.359.3274, email: Download flyer
May 23-26
Zillah Eagles Park Camp Out hosted by Poison Ivy Vans. Eagles Park, Zillah, WA. Pajama Party, music & karaoke, potluck dinner Saturday nite, games. $20/person & can of food donation. Info: Woody 509.426.2666 Download flyer
Jun 1
37th Annual Beer Bust hosted by County Line Vans. George's Club Highview, 5305 - 60th Street, Kenosha, WI. 1pm-5pm, $2 donation. Raffles, food, beer, games, door prizes, fun! Info: Lil Ed 262.925.9507 Download flyer
Jun 13-15
Van-A-Mega-Mania hosted by County Line Vans. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Jefferson, WI. Show n Shine, Brite n Shine, Games, Band Sat. nite, Meg-A-Fun Sat night. Pre-reg $30 (6/9) Gate $40; camping trlr $20, extras $10; Thurs night $15. Download flyer
Jun 13-15
Vanfest 19. Springwater Conservation Area, Aylmer Ontario, Canada. Psychedelic & tie-dye weekend. Show n shine, vendors, bright n shine, bikini contest, hydraulics competition. Show only (no camping) $30, Camping & show $45; trailers $15, extras $10. website: Info: Kevin Lundy 519.225.2969 Download flyer
Jun 20-22
Take It Easy hosted by H.I.V.E. at Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. This is NOT a closed event. Kick back at the pool, dash plaques, CD music, free beverages (if of age). Pre-reg $30, Gate $25 (cash only). Download flyer
Jun 20-22
Woodie Boogie #XXI "Waikiki Van Tiki" hosted by Colorado Van Association. Western Ridge Resort (, 106 Eiger Rd, Livermore, CO 80536. Heated pool, horseback riding, restaurant on grounds, music, pot luck luau Saturday night (bring a side dish), show n shine, bright n shine, free beer, games. 3 cabins available - call campground to reserve. Pre-reg $40, gate $45; camping trlrs $10. Info: email: website: Download flyer
Jun 20-22 MN Tubin' Truckin hosted by Twin City Vans. New location, Cushon's Peak Resort on the Root River near Houston, MN. Just $10/day for tubing including the tube and multiple bus rides back again. White sand beach, pot luck supper, lots of full hook up campsites. Pre-reg by 6/15 $35 for one van and two adults. Gate $40, extra adults $10 each, no charge for trailers. Vans and panels only. Info at or 763.269.4130.
Jul 16-20
42nd National Truck-In "Halloween Hoedown" hosted by Vanners for Vanners. Washington County Fairgrounds, 392 Schuylerville Rd., Greenwich, NY. Donate 1 school supply at the gate for local schools. Live music, show n shine, brite n shine, spooky vanners pub crawl, vanners nite in (Wednesday), swap meet, games, vendors. Pre-reg $50 (6/15) Gate $65; camping trlrs $20, gate $25; , extras $15. Early entries $10/van & $10/trailer per day. Info: Vendors: Eddie Eddie 401-639-0130, General Info Doc Sousa, 401.575.7742. Website: Download flyer
Aug 1-3
Vanarama at Carlisle, PA All Truck. Contact Kurk at Trying to get the Largest Club Award this 3rd year with everyone registering more than 30 days in advance under Vanarama or thru Kurk.
Aug 8-10
Birthday Bash #38 "Van Dynasty" hosted by C.I.T.A. Spring Creek Campground, Montrose, IL. Free feed Saturday nite, live music, games, show n shine, brite n shine, vendors. No walk-ins. Pre-reg (8/2) $37, gate $42; extras $14, trailers $15. Info: Joe & Holly 217.246.5705 Download flyer
Aug 9 & 10
Ararat Shrine Car & Motorcycle Swap Meet. Lathrop Antique Show Grounds, Lathrop, MO. $3/person donation. website:
Aug 15-17
Vantasy 4 hosted by Western NY Vans. Orleans County Fair Grounds, 12690 State Hwy 31, Albion, NY 14411. Games, vendors, live music, show n shine, bright n shine. Pre-reg $40, gate $45; extras $20; trlrs $20-$25 depending on size. Info: John: 716.807.4504 email:
Aug 22-24
Ivan & Jane go to Vanstock hosted by Northwestern Vanners & Naughty Butt Nice. Filmore Co. Fairgrounds, Preston, Minnesota. Show' n 'Shine, Brite' n 'Shine, games, Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Night Pot Luck, Live Music, Free Beer Sat. Pre-reg (8/10) $35.00, gate $45.00; Extras $10. Info: Cheryl phone: 507-261-7830; Kenny email: phone: 763.516.1081 Download flyer
Aug 22-24
Vannin to Fall hosted by Central Illinois Vans. Evening Star Campground, 23049 US Hwy 136, Topeka, IL 61567. Live music, games, pool open, Duck Dynasty costume contest, longest beard contest. Pre-reg (8/8) $35, gate $40; extras $10; trlrs $15. Info: Bob Bremer 309.251.9872, email: Website: Download flyer
Aug 29-Sep 1
Corn Cob Campout 41 hosted by Zephyr Van & Truck Assoc. Schroeder County Park, 605 Schroeder Lane, Grants Pass, OR. Pre-reg (8/14) $60, gate $70; extras $20; sleep trlrs $20; motor homes pre-reg $90, gate $100. Info: Ma or 253.241.9090.
Aug 30
10th Annual Custom Van Show hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans & Fatman Pizza Pub & Sports Bar. Fatman Inn, 36309 N. Rt. 41, Gurnee, IL 60031. 10am-3pm, dash plaques, trophies, food available. Info: Taz: 847.560.5147, Website: Download flyer
Aug 31
Taz'z 14th Annual Vintage Chevy Van Fest "Party in the Yard". Hosted by Taz, Jill & Hy-Rollin Vans. 12866 W. Country Club Ave., Waukegan, IL 60087. Van show Sunday 12-4pm. Band, food, fun for just $5. Room for overnighters. Info: Taz 847.560.5147. Website: Download flyer
Sep 5-7
"Neun"th Annual Truck-In "Oktoberfest - Roll out the Barrel" hosted by The HAVEs & the HAVE NOTS. Lost Burro Campground, 4023 Teller Rd, #1, Cripple Creek, CO. Live music, games, spit & shine, buff & bright, Sat. night costume contest. Pre-reg (8/1) $35, gate $40; extras $10; club trlr $10, sleeping trlr $15. Info: Cindy Lou 719.229.7242 email: Download flyer
Sep 19-21
Octoberfest hosted by Bar City Vans. La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds, West Salem, WI. Pre-Reg $40, gate $45; trlrs $10 Info: Dee Ashmore 608.785.1571 BCVSUGAR@CENTURYTEL.NET
Oct 3-5
2014 SEVC GVR X, "Hillbilly Hollar" at Flaming Arrow Campground in Cherokee, NC. $50 thru 9/1; $70 after 9/1. Call 877-497-6161 for reservations Southeast Van Council on Facebook.
Oct 10-12
Howling Van-Pir-Te #20 hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. Walworth County Fairgrounds, Elkhorn, WI. Show n Shine, Bright n Shine, adult & kid games, live music, trick or treating, costume contest, vendors. Pre-reg $40 (10/1), gate $45; sleeping trlrs $15, extras $10, Thursday night camping $20. Info: Taz 847.560.5147, email: website: Download flyer
Oct 17-19 MO HOAVC's Monster HAVOC #36 Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Pavilion, kid & adult games, kids trick or treating, show n shine, live music. HOAVC mtg 1pm on Sat. Pre-reg $35 (10/1) gate $40, extras $10. Thursday night camping $18 Info: email Download flyer
Dec 6
38th Annual Christmas Party hosted by 3 Trails Vans. Pleasant Valley Community Center, Pleasant Valley, MO. 7pm - midnight. Music by Noone's Tunes. Snacks and set ups provided by 3 Trails Vans. Plenty of hotels close by. $10/person with $5 toy or $15/person without a toy. Info: 3 Trails Vans Website Download flyer

Updated 3/2/2014


 If you would like your event added to the schedule,
email me or mail a flyer to:
Heart of America Van Council
c/o Tammy Kenney
24204 NE 136th Terrace
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024