Go Van El Campo Au Pied La Montagne - Quebec
Sep
22
to Sep 24

Go Van El Campo Au Pied La Montagne - Quebec

Pour une 2e année, Go-Van vous invite à célébrer la #vanlife une dernière fois avant de storer les véhicules! Avec un nouveau lieu unique qui offre encore plus d'activités afin de ramener toujours plus de souvenirs. Tous les détails suivront sous peu, on se voit au pied de la montagne en septembre, d'ici là profitez bien de vos "freedom vessel"!

This year again, Go-Van welcomes you for a #vanlife celebration a few weeks before we store our freedom vessels. A new venue even more unique with more activities to do to create even more memories! More details will follow soon, until then drive safe and we can't wait to hear all your best stories around the bonfire!

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East Coast #Vanlife Rally - Tennesse
Sep
22
to Sep 23

East Coast #Vanlife Rally - Tennesse

Join vanlife nomads @TinyHouseTinyFootprint from @VanlifeDiaries, @KyleKesterson, and others from the community to geek out on all things vanlife.

More details on the afternoon coming soon, including a few surprises and a chance to win an off-road adventure for you and 3 friends.

If you want your to show your van during the van tour, email VanlifeDiariesAmerica@gmail.com by 9/20!

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Vanlife Rally - North Carolina
Sep
28
4:00pm 4:00pm

Vanlife Rally - North Carolina

The 3rd annual Asheville Van Life Rally in beautiful Asheville, NC will take place on September 28. We will have a mobile unicycle gallery, pop-up exhibition, mobile recording studio + live podcast recording, as well as space for ~100 vehicles on display at the Wedge Brewery's second location at the Foundation (a super rad graffiti-covered urbanscape). Free admission

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Descend on Bend - Oregon
Oct
5
to Oct 8

Descend on Bend - Oregon

Descend on Bend 2017 is coming quickly. The official dates are October 5-8. If you have been before, then you know where you're going. (Kind of)

This years gathering will look a bit different in the best of ways. As always, thank you for your patience and for partnering with us to make this happen year in and year out! This is your event. It wouldn't be the same without you.

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Dec
15
to Dec 16

Vanlife Diaries Summer Van Gathering Crescent Head - Australia

Photo by @haydenseyes

Photo by @haydenseyes

The final Vanlife Diaries Gathering for 2017 is in Australia! Come along to be a part of this gathering which will be the last opportunity for Aussie Vanlifers to be included in and be a part of the filming of 'The Meaning of Vanlife' Documentary!

Ticket includes two nights camping in a beautiful spot TBA, hot showers, bathroom facilities provided, live music, workshops, free surf lesson 10% of each ticket gets split between our not for profits OneWave, Take 3 & YARN Australia

LIMITED PARK SPOTS (OUR LAST AUSSIE GATHERING SOLD OUT!)

Under 16 frees FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT (ALL WELCOME)

We are so stoked to have Stone & Wood Brewing supporting our documentary and this gathering. We love how much they give back to local community around Byron Bay & The Northern Rivers. They support so many amazing community projects in helping them remain sustainable.

Bring your van, tent, swag, friends, family, instruments, adventure toys! There will be sharing of stories, Surfing, Live Music, Yoga, Live Art, Beach Clean, Dancing & uplifting each other in the beautiful natural environment of Crescent Head, NSW, Australia.

@phasefourphoto

@phasefourphoto

@haydenseyes

@haydenseyes

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Portland Vanagons Vanfest - Oregon
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Portland Vanagons Vanfest - Oregon

Come hang out around the campfire and get to know others in the Portland Vanagon Community. There will be a potluck dinner, yard games, and activities for the kids. Campout for the night or just come hangout for a couple hours! We will be swapping stories of camping and roadside break downs as well as sharing tips and tricks of vanlife.

Registration will be launched soon! There will be a $10 per Van registration fee to cover the cost of porta potties for the event. We also ask that if you are camping to please bring some fire wood for the community campfire.

Location: The address will be sent out via email once registration is complete

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VANLIFE RALLY #2 COLORADO
Aug
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

VANLIFE RALLY #2 COLORADO

Join Live Outside and Play, Elevation Outdoors Magazine, Goat Patch Brewing Company and UpaDowna for a celebration of vanliving! We're rallying some of the local van-lifers to give tours of their van and have a fun night of raffles, adventure convos, and the best beer in town.

Johnny G's Delicioso Mexican Soul Food Truck will be there for din din while you take a look at all the adventuremobiles!

Come on down, ask some questions, win some raffle prizes, and grab a pint.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #1 BERLIN
Aug
19
to Aug 20

VANLIFE GATHERING #1 BERLIN

We are working with the Berlin Travel Festival to host a summer gathering here in Berlin. It will be a mix of nice folks, music, sunshine and fun. Come with your vans, or without, and feel free to stay the night. If you are a musician, artist, yogi, or have a craft you would like to share, let us know. Please register beforehand at http://berlintravelfestival.com/vanlifegathering/

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VANLIFE RALLY #1 COLORADO
Aug
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

VANLIFE RALLY #1 COLORADO

Are you interested in Van Life? Join Elevation Outdoors Magazine and Live Outside and Play at Upslope Brewing Company for a Thursday night of all things adventure vehicles! We're rallying some of the local van-lifers to give tours of their van and have a fun night of raffles, adventure convos and the best beer in town.

Do you own a van or adventure rig? We're still looking for a few more folks to display their vans. Email roadteam@elevationoutdoors.com to confirm your spot!

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TINY HOUSE LIVING FESTIVAL
Aug
11
to Aug 13

TINY HOUSE LIVING FESTIVAL

Tiny House Living Festival is a traveling three day expo that brings education, advocacy, and application for small space living to dozens of cities across the US and Canada. We feature tiny houses on wheels, school bus conversions, park models, new and vintage RVs, vans, yurts, sailboats, teepees, tree houses and more! Our small space exhibits vary depending on the location of the festival and the local movement’s style and spirit. We also proudly offer expert speaker content, hands on workshops, product and service marketplaces, a craft fair, food, drink, entertainment, and a chance to meet new like-minded people!

Our passionate team is committed to providing a unique experience in each city we visit; while remaining consistent to our mission: celebrating the benefits of doing more with less!

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VANLIFE GATHERING #2 COLORADO
Jul
14
to Jul 16

VANLIFE GATHERING #2 COLORADO

We're so stoked to announce our next Colorado vanlife gathering! Vanlife Diaries is partnering with Tiny House, Tiny Footprint to bring you another amazing event.

We hosted a Colorado gathering last year (read our recap) and we expect this one to be even bigger and better!

We'll have yoga in the mornings.

Live music at night.

A massive giveaway to all of you from outdoor brands that support vanlife.

Group meals around the campfire.

And lots of great long-lasting friendships.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #2 CANADA
Jun
30
to Jul 2

VANLIFE GATHERING #2 CANADA

Get ready for our FIRST Canadian gathering! It's going to be amazing!

We're currently looking for artists, yogis, musicians, photographers and other creative folks who would be willing to share their talents. We are also looking for rad sponsors to be a part of our massive giveaway!

Please contact Raphaelle of Boreal Folk if you'd like to be a sponsor or host an activity during the event.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #1 CANADA
Jun
23
to Jun 25

VANLIFE GATHERING #1 CANADA

(Français plus bas)

Let's welcome summer and celebrate the opening of the roadtrip season together. Go-Van is launching a new gathering for vans of 21 feet and under ... in British Columbia!

Our friends from @vanlifediaries are coming from Australia to share the stoke and play some tunes around the bonfire. Let's show them a warm canadian welcome.

All captains are invited to come and tell their latest road trips around a fire in the charming Harrison Springs RV Park in Harrison Mills. This beautiful place is located on the waterfront for paddleboarders, kayakers or canoeers while offering access to nature for sunday's hikers.

> Harrison Springs RV Park, British Colombia
> Limited spots (entrance fee TBC)
> No tent (except for kids)
> No RVs 21ft and over (except for rad vintage RVs and skoolies)
> Toilets and showers on site,
> No hookups
> Dogs on leash welcome
> Contest and more surprises to be announce
> Live music by Dusty Boots and more.

Good vibes only!

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Afin d'accueillir l'été en grand et pour célébrer le début de la saison des roadtrips, Go-Van organise un nouveau rassemblement pour tous les types de vans de 21 pieds et moins... en Colombie-Britannique!

Nos amis de Vanlife Diaries viennent nous visiter de l'autre bout du monde alors réservons-leur un accueil chaleureux!

Tous les capitaines sont conviés à venir raconter leurs plus récents road trips autour d'un feu dans le charmant RV Park d'Harrison Springs situé à Harrison Mills. Ce magnifique endroit est situé sur le bord de l'eau pour les adeptes de paddleboard, de kayak ou de canot tout en proposant un accès à la nature pour les randonneurs du dimanche!

> Harrison Springs RV Park, Colombie-Britannique
> Places limitées (prix d'entrée à annoncé sous peu)
> Pas de tente (excepté pour les enfants)
> Pas de VR de plus de 21 pieds (exception pour les RV vintage et les skoolies)
> Toilettes et douches sur place
> Pas d'alimentation électrique
> Chiens acceptés (en laisse en tout temps)
> Concours et autres annonces à venir!
> Musique live par Dusty Boots
Good vibes only / N'oubliez pas votre bonne attitude :)

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Vanlife Adventure Tour
Jun
18
to Jul 1

Vanlife Adventure Tour

Experience Colorado and Utah like a local this summer.

For two weeks, we will be guiding you on the ultimate vanlife caravan tour.

The Details:

When: June 18-July 1

Summer is the best time to soak in the sun and see the wildflowers, wildlife and starry nights. Want to extend your trip? Give us a heads up. We can work with you to maximize your trip experience. 

Where: Colorado & Utah

Travel more than 1,500 miles passing through and by national parks, monuments, hot springs and waterfalls. 

Cost: $3,000

This price includes a two-week campervan rental (seats 4), adventure itinerary, welcome party, group activities, van gathering, contests & giveaways and reserved camping spots.

Who: Six campervans filled with adventurers, outdoor lovers and creative minds looking for the vanlife experience.

Caravan with other vanlifers or take the solo route. Either way, we want to help you be a part of the vanlife community.

Why: The vanlife movement is growing and we want you to be a part of it!

Break away from the grind to explore nature with folks who share the same mindset and enthusiasm.

Count me in! Now what?

Reserve your spot by filling out some information about yourself and what you want to get out of this tour. We will select six applications to be a part of this summer adventure. If selected, we will contact you right away so you can get your travel plans ready.

In a nutshell, you will receive:

Campervan Rental

Our Dodge Grand Caravans are built for adventure and come with unlimited miles. Our rigs seat 4 and 2 can sleep inside (dogs are welcome as well). But if you bring three others with you, we do have a roof-top tent you can rent for additional room.

Our vans are equipped with a full kitchen with utensils, cooler, pull-out double bed and lots of storage. Discover what's included in your future tiny home on wheels. Collision damage and supplemental liability insurance coverage & mileage included.

Detailed Adventure Itinerary

Experience Colorado & Utah off-the-beaten path. Offering a guidebook to the best hot springs, hiking trails, campsites, restaurants, bars and wilderness areas. Escape the crowds and travel with local knowledge of the region.

Airport Pickup & Dropoff

We realize many of you will be coming from places outside Colorado and will be flying to this great state. Not to worry! We will pick you up and bring you to our Welcome Party and drop you off when your adventure is complete.

Welcome Party

Meet your van and travel companions. Get acclimated to the altitude. Get to know members of the vanlife community. Come together over beers, local food and music.

Group Excursions & Activities

Destination adventures around rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, hot springs, photography and more. Endless opportunities for you to experience the outdoors with fellow vanlifers.

Van Gathering

We will be hosting a small gathering around vans, music and food halfway through the trip. We'll provide the food and tunes. Come prepared to get inspired and have fun!

Contests & Giveaways

Play road challenges to win fun prizes and giveaways. Compete in contests around photography capturing vanlife meals, scenic views and wildlife.

Reserved Camping Spots

Picturesque camping locations for every night of your adventure. Tell stories around the campfire about life on the road. 

Vanlife Photo Book

A photographer/videographer will be following the tour and capturing some of the best moments along the way. At the end of your trip, you will receive a photo book featuring you and your companions.

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Vanlife Gathering #10 BYRON BAY REGION
May
26
to May 28

Vanlife Gathering #10 BYRON BAY REGION

VANLIFE GATHERING #10 IS CEMENTED IN AND SET TO ROCK THE EAST COAST. JOIN US UP IN THE HILLS OF CUDGEN, LOCATED IN THE BYRON BAY REGION, NORTHERN RIVERS. SURROUNDED BY GLORIOUS MOUNTAINS AND BEAUTIFUL BEACHES. THIS IS ALSO OUR LAST STOP ON THE DOCUMENTARY TOUR BEFORE HEADING TO CANADA & THE STATES. SO IF YOU WANT TO BE FEATURED IN THE FILM DROP IN!

WE WILL BE COLLABORATING WITH ONE WAVE IS ALL IT TAKES AND HAVING A FLURO EVENT RAISING AWARENESS FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY. THERE WILL BE STORIES AROUND THE FIRE, LEARN ABOUT THE AREAS HISTORY AND FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE WITH YARN AUSTRALIA. UNDERSTAND YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT AND WITH TAKE 3 FOR THE SEA AND REACH OUT TO OTHER LIKE MINDED FOLK YOU WANT TO GROW WITH OR MEET. THERE WILL BE LIVE MUSIC, YOGA, MEDITATION, PROJECTED MOVIES AND FUN FOR THE KIDS. THIS IS A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT COME TAKE YOUR PLACE, BE YOUR WONDERFUL SELF AND GET INVOLVED WITH THIS AMAZING COMMUNITY. 

THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT WITH 20% FROM EACH TICKET IS GOING TO OUR NON - PROFITS AND THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES. WE ALSO ASK ANY STALL HOLDERS/CREATIVES TO REACH OUT TO GET INVOLVED. GET IN CONTACT WITH US THROUGH OUR FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE AND WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH MORE INFORMATION. THE ADDRESS WILL BE SENT TO YOU ONCE YOU PURCHASE TICKETS.

THE WEEKEND WILL DRIVEN WITH COMMUNITY ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT. COME SING AROUND THE FIRE, DANCE, SWIM IN THE CUDGEN RIVER, DRY OFF AND SWING IN THE HAMMOCK. MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND SAY HELLO TO OLD ONES. 

WE WILL BE FILMING THERE FOR OUR UPCOMING DOCUMENTARY SO IF YOU LIVE THE VAN LIFE COME AND MAKE YOURSELF KNOWN.

BE A PART OF THE 10TH VANLIFE GATHERING IN THE BYRON BAY REGION, NORTHERN RIVERS, NSW. AUSTRALIA. FALLING ON THE LAST WEEKEND OF MAY. GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, LIKE AND MESSAGE US TO ENQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS. WE ARE SO EXCITED.

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Feb
3
to Feb 5

Vanlife Diaries Great Ocean Road Gathering X Riparide Bells Beach Teepee Event

Riparide Bells Beach Teepee

Riparide Bells Beach Teepee

We are so excited to be collaborating with RiparideWill & Bear & Vanlife Melbourne (facebook group) to hold a gathering down in the Bells Beach Great Ocean Road region. We will be meeting up, Fri Feb 3 to gather (address to come) Sat 4th One Wave 'Free the funk' surf, Take 3 Beach clean, hang out enjoy nature, then 5-9pm Bells Beach Teepee Music & Community event co hosted by Riparide. Bands on the line up so far - The Evening Son, Vanderaa, Adam Harpaz, Dusty Boots more to come. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR OR PARTNER WITH THIS EVENT CONTACT: vanlifediariesaustralia@gmail.com att: Jonny Dustow. All details to come. Jump on our Facebook event to keep up to date EVENT LINK HERE! There will be sharing of stories, arts, music, beach clean ups, surfing, exploring & connecting in nature with like minded folk. Our team of OneWave Take 3 YARN Australia will be on board too!

Melbourne Vanlifers Photo by Brook James

Melbourne Vanlifers Photo by Brook James

Will & Bear

Will & Bear

Melbourne Vanlifers Photo by Brook James

Melbourne Vanlifers Photo by Brook James

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Southwest Little Village X Vanlife Gathering
Oct
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Southwest Little Village X Vanlife Gathering

Vanlife are excited to collaborate with Little Village Music on our first gathering in the wilderness of Western Australia in the Margaret River Region! A time to share music, arts, stories, surf, beach clean ups and learn about the traditional caretakers of this expanse land! So gather the troops find your bus buddy, grab your billy and hit the frog and toad! Event photo by Tim Campbell.

Little Village was created to bring you quality unsigned artists in an intimate atmosphere. We have the venues offered to us by lovers of music. They hand over their backyards and properties and trust that we will transform their land into a musical palace! Which we do! The crowds are always respectful, the nights are sometimes chilly but there are ALWAYS good vibes!

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Sep
27
7:00am 7:00am

Little Village X Vanlife Gathering: Margaret River Region Oct 22

Vanlife are excited to collaborate with Little Village Music on our first gathering in the wilderness of South West of Western Australia in the Margaret River Region! A time to share music, arts, stories, surf, beach clean ups and learn about the traditional caretakers of this expanse land! So gather the troops find your bus buddy, grab your billy and hit the frog and toad! Event photos by Tim Campbell. 

Little Village was created to bring you quality unsigned artists in an intimate atmosphere. We have the venues offered to us by lovers of music. They hand over their backyards and properties and trust that we will transform their land into a musical palace! Which we do! The crowds are always respectful, the nights are sometimes chilly but there are ALWAYS good vibes! More details, times & destinations to come.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #6 BELLBROOK, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA.
Sep
2
to Sep 5

VANLIFE GATHERING #6 BELLBROOK, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA.

  • Null Nulla Nulla Creek Road Bellbrook, NSW, 2440 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

VANLIFE GATHERING #6 IS LOCKED IN AND SET TO BE THE BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF NOMADIC LIVING THE EAST COAST HAS SEEN. JOIN US AT BELLBROOK ABORIGINAL RESERVE, LOCATED WEST OF KEMPSEY, SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINOUS RANGES AND COAST LINE. WE ARE PARTNERING WITH YARN AUSTRALIA FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT WITH LOCAL ARTISTS, SCHOOLS AND ELDERS TO BE INVOLVED. WE WILL BE COLLABORATING WITH ONE WAVE IS ALL IT TAKES,  WE WILL BE HAVING A FLURO EVENT RAISING AWARENESS FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY. THIS IS AN ALCOHOL FREE EVENT. WITH TAKE THREE FOR THE SEA NOW AN ACTIVE COLLABORATOR AS WELL. THE WEEKEND WILL BE LIT ON FIRE WITH COMMUNITY DRIVEN ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT. COME SING AROUND THE FIRE, DANCE, SWIM IN THE RIVER, DRY OFF AND SWING IN THE HAMMOCK. MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND SAY HELLO TO OLD ONES. AN ARRAY OF OTHER COLLABORATIONS WILL BE ON THE CARDS AS WELL; INCLUDING SHARING STORIES BY THE FIRE, LEARNING ABOUT THE REGIONS HISTORY AND ACKNOWLEDGING THE TRADITIONAL OWNERS OF THE LAND, MUSIC AND ART WILL BE SHARED WITH MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED. IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE BE SURE TO GET INVOLVED AND REACH OUT. THIS IS AN ENVIRONMENT THOSE WHO ENCOUNTER NEVER FORGET. MEET THE COMMUNITY AND START PLANNING YOUR BELLBROOK TRIP NOW FOR THIS COMING SPRING.

BE A PART OF THE 6TH VANLIFE GATHERING IN BELLBROOK REGION, NSW. AUSTRALIA. FALLING ON THE 2ND OF SEPTEMBER. GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, LIKE AND MESSAGE US TO ENQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS. WE ARE SO EXCITED.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #1 - COLORADO
Aug
26
to Aug 28

VANLIFE GATHERING #1 - COLORADO

Please join our FB event for updates: facebook.com/events/131615657231455

Hi everyone! The dates for the 1st Vanlife Diaries in Colorado has been confirmed! I have a few sites in mind and will update you soon on location. I am looking at a couple spots that are about an hour from Denver (feel free to post ideas for locations below).

Meet a rad community of people living out of vans, campers, cars, you name it! You can still join if you support this lifestyle. I am hoping to offer a yoga session and feel free to message me if you have a talent/hobby you can share with the group!

Let me know if these dates work for you so I can get an idea of how much space we need. Please invite your friends and spread the word.

Looking forward to hosting more of these in Colorado and hope you can make it!

Big love,
Kathleen

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VANLIFE GATHERING #3
Oct
23
to Oct 26

VANLIFE GATHERING #3

  • Crescent Head, NSW, 2440 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

WE ARE STOKED TO ANNOUNCE WE WILL BE COLLABORATING WITH ONE WAVE IS ALL IT TAKES, AND WILL BE HAVING A SPECIAL FLURO EVENT RAISING AWARENESS FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY.  ALL OTHER SPECIAL THINGS THAT MAKE UP A GATHERING WILL BE ON; INCLUDING SHARING STORIES BY THE FIRE, LEARNING ABOUT THE REGIONS HISTORY AND ACKNOWLEDGING THE TRADITIONAL OWNERS OF THE LAND, MUSIC AND ART WILL BE SHARED WITH MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED. START PLANNING YOUR CRESENT HEAD TRIP NOW FOR THIS COMING SPRING

BE A PART OF THE 3RD VANLIFE GATHERING IN THE CRESENT HEAD REGION, NSW. AUSTRALIA. FALLING ON THE 24TH OF OCTOBER. GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, LIKE AND MESSAGE US TO ENQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #2
Jul
4
to Jul 5

VANLIFE GATHERING #2

  • MT FRANKLIN VIC AUSTRALIA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A WEEKEND FILLED WITH STORY TELLING, MUSIC, COOKING WORKSHOPS, HANGI, A BONFIRE AND MORE.

BE A PART OF THE 2ND VANLIFE GATHERING AT MT FRANKLIN REGIONAL PARK IN DAYLESFORD V.I.C. AUSTRALIA. FALLING ON THE FIRST WEEKEND IN JULY. GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, LIKE AND MESSAGE US TO ENQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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VANLIFE GATHERING #1
Jun
6
to Jun 7

VANLIFE GATHERING #1

  • Byron Bay, NSW, 2481 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

#1 VANLIFE GATHERING 

A WEEKEND FILLED WITH STORY TELLING, MUSIC, COOKING WORKSHOPS A BONFIRE AND MORE.

BE A PART OF THE 1ST VANLIFE GATHERING IN THE BYRON BAY SHIRE IN NORTHERN N.S.W. AUSTRALIA,  THIS JUNE LONG WEEKEND. GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, LIKE AND MESSAGE US TO ENQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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