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2016 Events (unless noted - Vans and Panels only)
Feb 10-14
C of C 2016

Council of Councils hosted by Texas Van Federation. Blue Cypress Hotel, 117 S Watson Road, Arlington, TX 76010, ph: 817.633.4000. Room rates $94/night. Register: under Council of Councils event. DFW/DAL Airport shuttle available for those who register online.
Thursday #TBT Party, Friday Don't Mess w/Texas Party & BBQ Dinner, Saturday Las Vegas Casino Party. Cowboys stadium tour. Ft Worth stockyards excursion, JFK Memorial tour.

Questions: or 817.734.3733

Feb 26 & 27
Groundhog Party 2016
Groundhog Party #41 "Mexican Fiesta!" 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. Saturday night live music w/free beer, games & Fiesta stuff. 3rd Annual Fast Eddies Bus Run on Saturday. Free beer on Bus, $20/person (pre-reg required). Fri & Sat. $20/adult, Sat only $15/adult. 39 mi S of Springfield. Info: Darren 217.652.6968, email:
Apr 1-3
TTV Freeze Out
Freeze Out hosted by Three Trails Vans. Eagle Ridge RV Park, Eagleville, MO. Friday night 6pm Burgers $5 ea, pre-pay when you register. 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
Three Trails Website
Apr 3
April Fool's Rally "The Fools Go Exploring" hosted by Colorado Van Association. Thornton Community Center Park, parking lot just south of Parkway at York Street. $10 to enter. Starts at 10am. This is a gimmick style rally. All van, car, truck & 4x4 clubs welcome. Independents also welcome. Trophies awarded in van & open classes. Games, music, drinks & food at the end. Info: Frank 303.287.5968 or email
Apr 23
Just for Fun Van Show hosted by Vantasia Vans. The Dotte Sport Bar & Grill, 8123 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66112. 1pm-4pm.
Food & Drink specials. Info: Don Noone 913.486.8866 email: or Patti Weber 513.260.9803.
May 6-8
Vanniversary #42 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 private car museum. Pre-Reg (4/15) $40, gate $45; extras $10. Info: Dale 641.682.7372.
May 19-22
Spring Fever
Spring Fever 39 "Gilligan's Island" hosted by Vantasia Vans. Down Under Campground, Turney, MO. Vans & Panels only. Live bands, show n shine, games.
Pre-reg 3 day tour (1 van & 2 people) (5/6) $40, gate $50
Pre-reg 4 day tour (1 van & 2 people) (5/6) $55, gate $65;
extras $10; trailers $10; early arrivals $15.
Info: Don Noone 913.486.8866 email: or Patti Weber 513.260.9803.
Jun 5
County Line Beer Bust
39th 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.
Jun 10-12
woodie boogie
Woodie Boogie XXIII "Toy Van Story" hosted by Colorado Van Association. Western Ridge Campground, 106 Eiger Road, Livermore, CO. Vans & Panels only. Heated pool, horseback riding, restaurant, music, show n shine, brite n shine, free beer. Pre-reg $40, gate $45; camping trlr $10, limited cabin rentals avail, call 970.482.4401. Info: Frank or Elaine, 303.287.5968
Jun 17-19
Van A Mega Mania 2016
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 (6/14) $30, gate $40; extras $10; camping trlr $20; Thurs night $20. Info: Lil Ed 262.925.9507 or JoAnn 262.694.1221
Jul 6-10
44th Van Nationals 2016
44th Van Nationals hosted by Sunshine Vanners Inc., Sun-n-Fun Grounds, Lakeland, FL Show n shine, bright n shine, games, live bands, vanner swap meet on Thursday, vendors row.
Pre-reg (6/27) $55, gate $70;
camping trlr pre-reg $25, gate $35; extras $10;
early arrivals $15/night per van, camping trlr $15/night.
Info: Spookytooth 954.695.5786, Lew 321.624.2265, Vendors contact Joe Madonia 727.863.7033 Website:
Jul 24
Blue Top Drive-In
Custom Van Show hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. Blue Top Drive In, 8801 Indianapolis Blvd, Highland, IN. All vans welcome. 10am - 3pm, Food, van car hops, trophies. Info: Taz 847.560.5147, Tracy 219.455.8664. website:
Jul 29-31
Take It Easy
"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 (yes that's right!) Cash only. Info: Keith Wiese 816.718.6754 or Mike Phillips 816.781.5736.
Aug 19-21
Knightmare Vanners

B.F.E. All Powered Up by Knightmare Vanners. Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, OH 44906. Meet & Greet Friday 6pm, show n shine, live music, van body go kart nationals grand prix, vendors. Teddy bear donation at gate to benefit Akron's Children's Hospital.
Pre-reg (8/1) $30, gate $40. Vendor Info: Jeff Hawkins 419.543.9093

Aug 19-21
Ivan 2016
Ivan & Jane go Space Truckin 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:
Sep 3
12th Annual Custom Van Show hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. New location! We're going to have a spot at the Downtown Kenosha, WI. 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 9-11
The H.A.V.E.'s 11th Annual Truck-In "Roman Toga". 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, Toga Party 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 @ (
Oct 7-9
Howling Van-Pir-Te
Howling Van-Pir-Te #22 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 $50 (10/1), gate $55; sleeping trlrs $15, extras $20, Thursday night camping $25. VANS & PANELS ONLY. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED. EVERYONE MUST BE IN A VAN. Info: Taz 847.560.5147, email: website:
Oct 14-16
HOAVC's Monster HAVOC #38 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. VANS & PANELS ONLY. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED. EVERYONE MUST BE IN A VAN. Pre-reg $35 (10/1) gate $40 (2 adults & van), extras $10. Thursday night camping $18 (More than 2 extras per van requires a 2nd gate fee & must be in the van when it comes thru the gate.) Info: email Website:
Dec 3
3 Trails Vans Christmas Party
40th 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. We will be looking for the best decorated table again so bring your stuff and show us what you can do! Plenty of hotels close by. $10/person with $5 toy or $15/person without a toy. Info: 3 Trails Vans Website

Updated 01/24/2016


 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