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2018 Events (unless noted - Vans and Panels only)
Feb 22-25

Council of Councils hosted by Vintage Chevy Van Council.

Mar 23-25
Freeze Out hosted by Three Trails Vans.- ***NEW LOCATION*** Shoemaker's RV Park, 955 N Macon St, Bevier, MO 63532. Free Beer Fri & Sat night, games Fri & Sat, phantom van show n shine on Saturday, music, free chili & hot dogs Sat night while supplies last, wine & cheese tasting. Info: Keith 816.322.3317 Three Trails Website
May 4-6
Vanniversary #44 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. Pre-Reg (4/15) $45, gate $50; extras $10. Info: Dale 641.682.7372.
May 17-20
Spring Fever 41 hosted by Vantasia Vans. Shoemaker's RV Park, 955 N Macon St, Bevier, MO 63532. Vans & Panels only. Live bands, show n shine, games. Thursday night vanners nite in $14/plate. DJ Highnoone on Thursday, Captain Geech & Shrimp Shack Shooters Friday. Food available on site.
Pre-reg 2 day (1 van & 2 people) (5/10) $50, gate $60
Pre-reg 3 day (1 van & 2 people) (5/10) $60, gate $70;
extras $10; trailers $10; early arrivals $15.
Info: Don Noone 913.486.8866 email: or Patti Weber 513.260.9803.
May 18

11th Annual Vanners Poker Crawl hosted by American Van Enthusiasts. Ike & Jill's Funny Farm, 18289 County Rd G, Muscoda, WI 53573 Shuttles from Camp to town and back. Camping is Free on Friday. $5 donation for ea poker hand, $9 for couples.

Jun 3
41st 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 8-10
Woodie Boogie #XXV hosted by Colorado VAN Association. Greenhorn Meadows Campground, 7500 Hwy. 165 West, Colorado City, CO. Show n shine, games, free beer, music, boogie bar, costumer party Sat nite. VANS and PANELS only. Pre-reg $40, gate $45; camping trlrs $10, extras $10 (over 18) Info: email,
Jun 8-10
23rd Vanfest, Springwater Conservation Area, Aylmer Ontario Canada. Show n Shine, Bright n Shine, games, vendors, live bands. Pre-reg (6/1) $55, Gate $65, Show only $30, Early arrivals Thursday $20, Camping trlrs >16' $35, extras $20, vendor fee $100.
Jun 15-17
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. Info: Lil Ed 262.925.9507 or JoAnn 262.694.1221
Jun 22-24
River Run 8 hosted by Titletown Vans. RJ's, 300 Wilbert St, Crivitz, WI 54114. $15/person, Age 17 & under FREE with guardian. Best raft/tube building contest. Saturday nite potluck, showers, Saturday morning Breakfast incl. 3 hr float trip, bright n shine, Friday nite band. Info: RJ 715.291.8426 or Monica 309.212.5126.
Jul 25-29

Van Nationals website:
Jasper County Fairgrounds, Rensselaer, IN

Aug 10-12
Birthday Truckin 42 "Scooby Doo 42!" hosted by Central Illinois Truckin Assoc. Spring Creek Campground, Montrose, IL. live bands, adult & kid games, show n shine, shower house, fishing pond, Pot luck Saturday night. Pre-reg $42, gate $52, sleeping trlrs $18, club trlrs free, extras (17 & up) $15. Info: Holly Wiltermood 217.246.5705, Sara Marshall 217.454.0431
Aug 16-19
15th Wild in the Woods "Back to the Basics" hosted by Sunshine Supervans. Wooded Hills Group, Laguna Mountains, CA. Games, pink stuff, fun, pit toilets, no showers or electric. Pre-reg $40 (8/1). gates open at noon. MUST PRE-REG! Info: Bill-O, phone: 928.201.2001, Michelle email:
Sep 1
***SUBJECT TO CHANGE***Annual Custom Van Show hosted by Hy-Rollin Vans. 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 7-9
The H.A.V.E.'s & H.A.V.E. N.O.T.S 13th Annual "Horror" Truck-In 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, Horror Ball Sat nite. Pre-reg (8/1) $40/gate $45, extras $10, sleeping trlrs $15, club trlrs $10. Early arrivals must call ahead and reserve a site. Info: Beeper: 720-434-3042 or Cindy-Lou Hyde: 719-229-7242, E-Mail: Beeper or Cindy-Lou
Sep 7-9

Ivan and Jane's Ghost Adventure hosted by Northwestern Vanners & Naughty But Nice Vanners. The Wilson Farm, 1640 County Rd 6 SW, Howard Lake, MN. Show n shine, Bright n Shine, games, Saturday Breakfast, Sat night pot luck, live music, free beer Sat night, limited electric. Pre-reg: $35 (8/29), Gate $40; Extras $10. Info: Kenny (Smiley) 763.516.1081, Cheryl 507.261.7830, email:

Oct 12-14
Howling Van-Pir-Te #24 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 19-21
HOAVC's Monster HAVOC #40 ***NEW LOCATION***. We're going back to Jasper County Fairgrounds, Colfax, IA. Heated activity center, kid & adult games, phantom show n shine, live music, kids trick or treating, free beer, Apple pie moonshine tasting contest. 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:

Updated 4/30/2018


 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