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2015 Events (unless noted - Vans and Panels only)
Feb 27 & 28
Groundhog Party 2015
Groundhog Party #40 "Happy Birthday Vanatics!" 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. Friday Pool party, free beer, games & music by Noone's Tunes. Birthday party w/free beer, cake, games & live music on Saturdaty night. 2nd Annual Fast Eddies Bus Run on Saturday. Free beer on Bus, $20/person. 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:
Mar 27-29
Freeze Out 3 Trails Vans
Freeze Out hosted by Three Trails Vans. Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Free Beer Fri & Sat night, music by Noone's Tunes, free chili Sat night while supplies last, wine & cheese tasting. HOAVC meeting Saturday. Breakfast available on Sat $. Pre-reg/gate $35, extras $10, Thurs night camping $18. Info: Keith 816.322.3317
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May 1-3
Central Iowa Vanners Vanniversary 41
Vanniversary #41 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 ???. Pre-Reg (4/15) $40, gate $45; extras $10. Info: Dale 641.682.7372.
May 15-17
Spring Fever
Spring Fever 38 "Yabba Vann-A Doo" hosted by Vantasia Vans. Down Under Campground, Turney, MO. Live bands, show n shine, games, costume contest, pet parade & a Spam Cookoff! Pre-reg (5/1) $40, gate $45; extras $10; trailers $10; early arrivals $15. Info: Don Noone 913.486.8866 email: or Patti Weber 513.260.9803.
May 15-17
9th Annual Vanners Fest
The 9th Annual Vanner's Fest hosted by American Van Enthusiasts. Camp at Ike & Jill's Funny Farm, 18289 Cty Rd G, Muscoda, WI supporting the Morel Mushroom Fest. Donation $15. Friday night Poker Crawl for Special Olympics, 7-8:30pm, Saturday Car & Van show for Special Olympics, 10:30am-2:30pm. Info: 608.739.3299.
Jun 7
County Line Beer Bust
38th Annual Beer Bust hosted by County Line Vans. George's Club Highview, 5305 - 60th Street, Kenosha, WI. Donation $2.00 Doorprizes, food games, fun...and beer of course! 1pm-5pm.
May 22-25
Episode 41 - Space Vanners of Penfield hosted by Midwest Vans LTD. Rolling Hills Campground, Penfield, IL. Pub crawl, games, show n shine, live music. Pre-reg (5/11) $40, gate $50; extras $15; camping trlr $20; Thursday arrival $15. Info: Woody 708.359.3274, email Website
Jun 12-14
Twin City
40th Annual Truckin hosted by Twin City Vans, June 12-14, 2015. Fillmore County Fairgrounds, Preston, MN. Food avail, pot luck Sat. nite, t-shirts, prizes, games, show n shine, bright n shine. Pre-reg (6/5) $35, gate $40; extras $10. Camping trlrs extra if you park in campground spots (must pay campground additional fee). Info: Trigger 763-561-0407, email: or Cinnamon at
Jun 19-21
Van A Mega Mania
Van-A-Mega-Mania hosted by County Line Vans. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 503 N Jackson Ave, Jefferson, WI. Show n Shine, Bright & Shone, Adult & Kids Games, Band, Friday night Meg-A-Fun, free beer Sat night, wine tasting. Pre-reg (6/16) $30, gate $40; extras $10; camping trlr $20; Thurs night $15. Info: Lil Ed 262.925.9507 or JoAnn 262.694.1221
Jun 26-28
Titletown's River Run 5. RJ's, 300 Wilbert Street, Crivitz, WI 54114. $10/person (under 17 free). Best raft/tube building contest, Sat nite potluck (bring a dish), breakfast Sat a.m., 3 hr float trip, bright n shine. Info: Monica 309.212.5126
Jul 8-12
43 Van Nationals
43rd Van Nationals hosted by Hard Core Vanners. Effingham County Fairgrounds, Altamont, IL Show n shine, bright n shine, vanners nite in ($10/person), games, live bands, vendors, burn out contest, public show n shine. Pre-reg (6/27) $50, gate $65; camping trlr $10; extras $20; pre-camp $10/night, camping trlr $10. Info: email Website Darrin Bentley: 217.652.6968, Don Noone: 913.486.8866, Vendors contact Joe Madonia 727.863.7033
Jul 25
HyRollin Vans Fundraiser for Second Sense
Custom Van Show Fundraiser hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. Bull & Bear Eatery & Tavern, 4017 80th St, Kenosha, WI. Help support Second Sense Beyond Vision Loss. All vans welcome. Food, live music, trophies. Info: Taz 847.560.5147, Bull & Bear 262.694.9494.
Jul 31-Aug 2
"Take It Easy" hosted by H.I.V.E. Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Kick back at the pool. Beverages provided (21+ YOA). Pre-reg $30, gate $25 Cash only. Info: Keith Wiese 816.718.6754 or Mike Phillips 816.781.5736.
Aug 21-23
Ivan & Jane go Vannin' for Buried Treasure hosted by Northwestern Vanners n Naughty but Nice. Filmore County Fairgrounds, Preston, MN. Show n shine, Bright n shine, games, Saturday breakfast & pot luck dinner, live music, free beer Sat night. Pre-reg (8/10) $35, gate $45; extras $10. Info: Kenny (Smiley) 763.516.1081, Cheryl 507.261.7830, email:
Aug 21-23

B.F.E. All Powered Up by Knightmare Vanners. Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, OH 44906. Vendors, games, live music, vanner flea market, show n shine. Pre-reg (7/1) $35, gate $40, extras $10, early arrival $10; camping trlrs $20 for the weekend. Vendor Info: Jeff Hawkins 419.543.9093

Sep 5
11th Annual Custom Van Show
11th Annual Custom Van Show hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. New location! We're going to have a spot at the Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show. 9am-4pm. All vans welcome. We will be at the corner of 6th Ave & 54th St. Live music sponsored by Hy-Rollin Vans, County Line Vans & Midwest Street Machine Association. Over 800 vehicles will be there. Enter off Rte 32 (Sheridan Road) & 56th Street. Trophies & Dash Plaques. Cost: Donation of non-perishable food. Event website HyRollin website Info: Taz 816.560.5147
Sep 6
Tazz'z Party in the Yard
Taz'z 15th Annual Vintage Chevy Van Fest "Party in the Yard". 12866 W Country Club Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087. Food, band, trophies, room for overnighters. Just $5.00/person. Sunday van show Noon-4pm. Info: Taz 847.560.5147 HyRollin website
Sep 11-13
HAVE Truck-In
The H.A.V.E.'s 10th Annual Truck-In "This is your Redneck Van". New location! Lake George Cabins & RV Park, 8966 County Road 90, Lake George, CO (38mi W of Colorado Springs on hwy 24. Live band, adult & kids games, beer, bright n shine, show n shine, Redneck Hoedown costume contest Sat nite. Pre-reg/gate $40, extras $10, sleeping trlrs $15, club trlrs $10. Info: Gail Mund: 303-912-6863 or Cindy-Lou Hyde: 719-229-7242, E-Mail: Gail @ ( or Cindy-Lou @ (
Sep 25 & 26
Central Illinois Vanners
Vannin to Fall hosted by Central Illinois Vanners. Evening Star Camping Resort, 23049 US Hwy 136, Topeka, IL 61567. Mini golf, pool, fishing. Pre-reg (9/5) $35, gate $40; extras $10; trlrs $15. Info: Bob Bremer309-251-9872, email:
Oct 9-11
Howling Van-Pir-Te XXI
Howling Van-Pir-Te #21 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:
Oct 16-18
HOAVC's Monster HAVOC #37 Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Pavilion, kid & adult games, kids trick or treating, free beer, 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
Dec 5
3 Trails Vans Xmas Party
39th 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

Updated 04/19/2015


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Heart of America Van Council
c/o Tammy Kenney
24204 NE 136th Terrace
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024