South West Australia Vanlife Campout X Vanderaa
Mar
2
to Mar 3

South West Australia Vanlife Campout X Vanderaa

Photo by Kelvin Hennessy

Photo by Kelvin Hennessy

South Western Australia Vanlife Community we are stoked to have Vanderaa co hosting a ‘Vanlife Campout’ Event in this beautiful region this Sat Mar 2-3. This is a one night campout at ‘The Berry Delightful’ property which is an incredible property to stay over night in your vans/tents and share stories, listen to music offer your talents and get to know like minded people.

Tickets are limited so make sure secure your spot!

TICKET PRICES:

$30 per person (Under 5 Years Old is free) (includes one night camping)

Dinner option: Purchase a Wood Fired Pizza

THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT. Dog Friendly on leads, Vans, Buses 4WD, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

This is a ‘Leave no trace’ event (no rubbish to be left on-site)

Location Information

An hour drive from Margaret River & Yallingup, this amazing property is owned and maintained by Marc & Sarah. “With each new day they are up at dawn, tending the gardens, maintaining the land, and working on new projects. This small slice of land is their canvas, and what they have created is one of the most unique & beautiful spaces in Western Australia”

Address: Click the address for google maps & directions 19503 S Western Hwy, Brookhampton WA 6239, Australia

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us.

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The Berry Delightful Property

The Berry Delightful Property

The Berry Delightful Property

The Berry Delightful Property

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Apr
5
to Apr 7

Sunshine Coast Vanlife Gathering X Tasi Travels

Tasi Travels Camping at Bluff Creek Campground Property

Tasi Travels Camping at Bluff Creek Campground Property

We are so excited to be teaming up with Tasi Travels for our first ever Sunshine Coast Gathering Fri April 5-7, 2019, held at the amazing property of Bluff Creek Campground.

About Tasi: Tasi Travels is a travel clothing brand designed by Jess Abraham for adventures, combining minimalism, practicality and style. We believe in travelling light, in being able to pack less, but better. Our travel clothing was designed with minimalism in mind, so you can go away with only a handful of items that are versatile and practical enough to be all you need. We endeavor to create a community of wanderers and to inspire slow, authentic travel. We want to help you travel freely, travel easily and travel often.


About Jess: Jess Abraham is the founder of ethical travel clothing brand, Tasi Travels. Prior to founding Tasi, Jess co-founded and ran independent publication Tidal Magazine, supporting young creatives around Australia. Jess is passionate about environmental conservation, and has particularly worked in the space of marine debris since her early teens. Jess has built her business to be able to be run from wherever she is in the world, which is often on the road in her iLoad! 

About Bluff Creek Campground: Bluff Creek is a beautiful family owned and run campground set in the beautiful surrounds of Kenilworth. Space, tranquility and privacy are core values that they endeavour to foster. The surrounding villages, markets, artisans and producers make for endless opportunities while the setting is as far away from the hustle and bustle. Set on 100 acres, campsites are idyllically located on a bend of a beautiful clear creek with abundant swimming holes and fish.

There are limited tickets available for this gathering. Please secure your spot soon! 10% of each ticket is shared amongst our not profit partners One Wave (Mental Health Awareness) & Take 3 (Environmental awareness & education).

TICKET PRICES:

$60 per Adult, $20 per child, (Under 5 Years old free) includes two nights camping & all the fun that goes down. Including live music, art, workshops, speakers, beach clean & ‘free the funk’ fluro surf.

THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY, PET-FRIENDLY EVENT (ALL ARE WELCOME). Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

Bluff Creek Campground Property

Bluff Creek Campground Property

Tasi Travels camping at Bluff Creek Campground

Tasi Travels camping at Bluff Creek Campground

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Vanlife Diaries x Be Kind Vibes Pop Up Event
Feb
16
5:00 PM17:00

Vanlife Diaries x Be Kind Vibes Pop Up Event

We're stoked to team up with Be Kind Vibes to host a Pop Up Event in San Diego. This is an opportunity to meet the founder of Be Kind Vibes, Matthew Hickey, and check out his mobile shop and support a local business.

Schedule of Events:
5-7 pm - Meet and greet. Tour adventure mobiles and talk to people who live and work on the road. Get to know our nonprofit partner Changing Tides Foundation and the work they do to raise awareness and address social, environmental, health and safety concerns in the places we visit.
7 pm - Catch a trailer of the documentary, The Meaning of Vanlife, featuring the stories of vanlifers from around the world.
8 pm - Stick around for our raffle and score some eco-conscious and outdoor gear

10% of all beer sales during the event will benefit Changing Tides Foundation.

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Australia: Crescent Head Region Vanlife Gathering
Feb
15
to Feb 17

Australia: Crescent Head Region Vanlife Gathering

Vanlife Diaries are so excited to be partnering with Waves Campground at the Crescent Head region to bring you our first Australian Vanlife Gathering for 2019! Set in a unique and unspoiled bushland setting, “Waves Campground creates the perfect holiday home for any traveller. With the untouched surroundings and abundance of wildlife, you will truly experience the outdoors of Australia.” With central amenities, hot showers and bbq area, there are many creature comforts and natures relaxing charms.

Purchase a ticket which include two nights camping and all event activities (Purchase through the ‘PURCHASE TICKETS’ link below) : Ticket fees are $60 per adult for the weekend, $25 per child aged 5-16, under 5 year old children are free. Event tickets must be purchased online before the weekend. All our previous gatherings have sold out so purchase a ticket ASAP as we don’t want you to miss out. THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY event (ALL ARE WELCOME). Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people. For any questions email our team at vanlifediariesaustralia@gmail.com

Non-profit partners (Giving back): 10% of each Vanlife Gathering ticket purchased for this event gets split between our non-profit partners; One Wave (Mental Health), Take 3 (Environmental) & Yarn (Cultural awareness) There will be a One Wave ‘Free the Funk’ surf raising awareness for mental health, a Take 3 Beach clean up and a Yarn experience around the bonfire as a part of the many fun and enriching activities on this weekend.

Camping facilities: This ticket is for an unpowered site (you can pay a little extra cash $5 per night on entry at the camp office for a powered site on arrival if needed) toilets, hot showers (free) are available & the campground is a few minutes walk to the beautiful beach.  No dogs are allowed at this campground.

Waves has an awesome ‘Surf Fuel Cafe’ serving barista coffee, healthy & high energy breakfast & lunches and amazing street food too run by Fronds Food Co.

Make new friends and say hello to old ones. There will be an array of other collaborations and activities including sharing stories by the fire, learning about the regions history and acknowledging the traditional owners of the land, live music and art will be shared and there is fishing, surfing, hiking, swimming opportunities all around the area too! If you have something you would like to contribute be sure to get involved and reach out and let us know (via our email vanlifediariesaustralia@gmail.com) This is an environment those who encounter, never forget. Meet the community and start planning your Crescent Head region road trip!

How to get there (Address): 954 Point Plomer Road
Delicate Nobby, Crescent Head
NSW, 2440

Potential Brand partners, sponsors & stalls: If you or your brand would like to support, sponsor and partner with this event please email vanlifediariesaustralia@gmail.com. We only partner with like minded brands that understand, appreciate what we do and are directly aligned with our wonderful community.

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.

PLEASE NOTE: Ticket purchases are going through our partner website Rebel On A Rainbow so purchases can be in Australian currency as our Vanlife website event tickets are currently in American currency. Thanks for your understanding. CLICK BELOW TO BOOK YOUR TICKET. See you all very soon!

Slide show to click through to see of what some of the fun and enriching things that go down at our Australian Vanlife Gatherings. See you all very soon!

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Asheville Vanlife Rally - North Carolina
Sep
21
to Sep 23

Asheville Vanlife Rally - North Carolina

Festival tickets ARE LIVE for this entire weekend of van life community building and celebration! Stay tuned for more information, but be sure to secure a spot for your vehicle for this camping festival!

Details include a full lineup of music, a kids van life area, beer, food trucks, vendor village, a raffle, van life swag, and special programming throughout the weekend for all participants.

Camping options include both Friday and Saturday night, and there will be plenty of space for camping, spectating, hanging out around the fire, enjoying live music, conversation, local craft beer, and community building.

If you would like to sponsor the 2018 Asheville Van Life Rally, or become a vendor, please contact event producer, Micah Pulleyn, at ashevillevanlife@gmail.com.

In the meantime, be sure to follow Asheville Van Life on both Facebook and Instagram!

The 2018 Asheville Van Life Rally is a fundraiser for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity

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Taos Vanlife Gathering - New Mexico
Aug
10
to Aug 12

Taos Vanlife Gathering - New Mexico

Taos Vanlife Gathering
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Taos Vanlife Gathering
from 35.00

August 10-12

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Ticket includes two nights camping on this property at Hotel Luna Mystica in Taos, New Mexico. Located right next to the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership and tucked near the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, you'll experience a weekend with like-minded people outdoors sharing music, food, stories and touring tiny homes. A portion of your ticket will be donated to Rivers & Birds Inc. a nonprofit organization which provides experiential education adventures that celebrate the interconnection of all life and inspire individuals as leaders for Earth stewardship and peace.

TICKET PRICES:

$35 per vehicle including driver & $10 per additional passenger over 16.

  • Vehicle + 1 Person: $35

  • Vehicle + 2 People: $45

  • Vehicle + 3 People: $55

Please contact us if your vehicle will have more than 3 people over 16.

THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY, PET-FRIENDLY EVENT (ALL ARE WELCOME). Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

LOCATION INFO

Bathrooms and showers on site.

Location DOES NOT have electric on site. Off-grid electric setups are welcome, but NO GENERATORS PLEASE.

You are welcome to fill up your water bottles or grab food at the brewery if you'd like. Please bring enough water and food for the weekend. Pack it in, pack it out.

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.

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Colorado Vanlife Gathering
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Colorado Vanlife Gathering

Colorado Vanlife Gathering
from 50.00

July 27-29

Ticket Options:
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Vanlife Diaries + Tiny House, Tiny Footprint + Rock Meets Soil are partnering to bring you the third Colorado Vanlife Gathering! Ticket includes two nights camping in the beautiful Dallenbach Ranch in Basalt, Colorado. A portion of your ticket will be donated to The Trust for Public Land.

There are only 300 tickets available for this gathering. Please secure your spot!

TICKET PRICES:

$50 per vehicle including driver & $10 per additional passenger over 16.

  • Vehicle + 1 Person: $50

  • Vehicle + 2 People: $60

  • Vehicle + 3 People: $70

Please contact us if your vehicle will have more than 3 people over 16.

THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY, PET-FRIENDLY EVENT (ALL ARE WELCOME). Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

LOCATION INFO

The legendary Dallenbach ranch, sprawling over 140 acres of pristine Colorado Mountains, is a landmark property in the Frying Pan River Valley, and being only 20 minutes from downtown Aspen, 25 minutes from Carbondale and 3 hours from Denver.

Bathrooms on site. Off-grid electric setups are welcome, but NO GENERATORS PLEASE.

There is NO POTABLE WATER on site. Please bring enough water and food for the weekend. Pack it in, pack it out.

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.

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Outdoor Retailer Party benefiting Public Lands
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Outdoor Retailer Party benefiting Public Lands

Love free beer? Want to help protect our public lands?

Vanlife + Tiny House, Tiny Footprint are hosting an OR After Party from 6-9 pm at Ratio Beerworks. Come catch an inside look at some of the amazing vans that transport and house people living on the road. We’ll also share resources on how you can better protect the places we all visit as travelers.

The first 200 attendees will receive their first beer free from our participating sponsors. The event will also feature music from DJ Tiffiny Epiphany. Please stay tuned as we share a list of vanlifers and as well as more details including free gear giveaways from our sponsors.

That said, even though this event is free, we do encourage you to donate money to support our public lands.

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Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering - Idaho/Wyoming
Jun
15
to Jun 17

Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering - Idaho/Wyoming

Vanlife Gathering Grand Teton Valley
from 35.00

June 15-17

Ticket Options:
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Vanlife Diaries + The Van Project are partnering to host the first annual Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering. Ticket includes two nights camping at the beautiful Linn Canyon Ranch (1300 E 6000 S, Victor, ID 83455) in Teton Valley, Idaho, located just 30 miles (approx 45 min) from Jackson, WY, and under 2 hours from Yellowstone National Parks’ South entrance.

GET EXCITED! We’ve put together an amazing weekend gathering at the beautiful Linn Canyon Ranch, nestled in the spectacular Teton Mountain Range! (Scroll down for the full schedule of events!)

We’re SO PSYCHED at how this is event is coming together: LIVE MUSIC, VAN TOURS, sunrise photography, FREE morning yoga thanks to Shine Organics, and we’ve just announced a FREE LOCALLY SOURCED VEGETARIAN BBQ DINNER THANKS TO Kettle Brand and FREE BEER at the dinner thanks to Melvin Brewing!! Plus TONS OF OTHER FREEBIES (more below!).

You DON’T NEED A VAN TO ATTEND! Bring what you’ve got: tent, bike, car, van, skoolie (we’ve got a few signed up already!). As long as you’re able to boondock or off-grid camp you’re welcome! (we won’t have hook-ups and generators are not allowed). We will have access to potties though (always top of mind for us vanlifers!). This is a great chance to get some rig tours and inspiration for your upcoming adventure rig or tiny home build! THIS IS A PET-FRIENDLY and FAMILY-FRIENDLY event. The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

Plus, we’re working with some ultra FABULOUS NON-PROFITS. 
---We’re DONATING A PERCENTAGE OF TICKET SALES to the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance for their Wildlife Crossing Initiative. They’ll be joining us to share more about their efforts in the Teton-area.
---This will be a LEAVE NO TRACE EVENT! LNT reps will be at the event all weekend to share tips, tricks, and run a fun little contest to see who has the most zero-trace campsite!

MASSIVE RAFFLE, including $650 WeBoost cell booster, 3 fly rod setups from WETFLY, Luci Lanterns, gear from Stanley, Leatherman, and Buck Knives, Be Kind Vibes shirts, a Low Tide Long Board deck (a company founded by fellow vandwellers), Cotopaxi, Scott James Sport Jewelry and more!

Since we didn’t write FREE enough above: The FIRST 100 folks to register will get a FREE buff (thanks to WETFLY) or a FREE pocketknife (thanks to Buck knives). Basically we’ve got a crazy amount of value and fun packed into this weekend (read: these tickets are A STEAL). 

Location: Linn Canyon Ranch- we rented out the entire ranch, located in Victor, Idaho just 30 miles (45 min give or take-- we move slow in our rig ;-)) from Jackson and under 2 hours from Yellowstone National Park! 

Co-hostsVanlife + The Van Project

Keystone Sponsors:
Kettle Brand (www.kettlebrand.com)

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Diversify Your Taste!

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Live Vibrantly



Thank you to all our sponsors: MPOWERD Inc. (www.mpowerd.com/), Jen Ann Handmade (https://etsy.me/2IP2XTy), WETFLY(www.wetflyfish.com/), weBoost (www.weboost.com), Buck Knives(www.buckknives.com), STANLEY (www.stanley-pmi.com), Be Kind Vibes(www.bekindvibes.com), LowTide Longboards(www.lowtidelongboards.com), Gnarly Nomad Brand(www.gnarlynomadbrand.com), Scott James Sport Jewelry(www.scottjamesjewelry.com), Cotopaxi (www.cotopaxi.com), One Eleven Watches (www.111watches.com), EcoFlow Tech (www.ecoflow.com) (www.rockmeetssoil.com), Melvin Brewing (www.melvinbrewing.com), DMOS Collective (www.dmoscollective.comRXBARROVA magazineVerve Coffee RoastersBrew Dr. Kombucha

TICKET PRICES:
$35 per vehicle including driver & $10 per additional passenger over 16.
Vehicle + 1 Person: $35
Vehicle + 2 People: $45
Vehicle + 3 People: $55
Please contact us if your vehicle will have more than 3 people over 16.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018: 
3PM: Check in starts!
5PM: Opening session (including LNT presentation from Patrice and Justin of The Road to Zero)
6PM: WeBoost Happy Hour: we’ll have an RVConnect 65 setup (we’ll also be raffling one off on Saturday!). Come get your last minute work finished, share some stories on social media and test the cell booster out! Oh yeah, bring a beverage!
7PM: Potluck dinner - make/bring something delicious to share with your fellow travellers!
8PM: LIVE acoustic set (by B.R. Lively https://brlively.com/) and campfire hang!

SATURDAY, June 16, 2018:
6AM: Sunrise photography: join Matt from the Van Project to capture the beauty surrounding the venue during one of the best times of day!
9:30AM: Rise & Shine Yoga by local yoga instructor Jen Werlin sponsored by Shine Organics
10:30AM: Post-Yoga organic superfood puree snack bar courtesy of Shine Organics
11AM: Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance presentation on their Safe Wildlife Crossings Initiative
12-4PM: OPEN/HANG time with multiple things going on including van tours, booths from Jackson Conservation Alliance, Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, Arts & Crafts Fun Session, Teton Vanlife Gathering Video Filming Sessions (come get your polaroid and offer your perspective on vanlife community on camera for a video project we’ll be shooting!)
4PM: A BADASS GEAR RAFFLE!
6:30PM: Locally-sourced VEGETARIAN BBQ DINNER provided FREE thanks to our awesome sponsors KETTLE BRAND Kettle Brand! FREE BEER provided by Melvin Brewing
7:30: LIVE MUSIC SET with music by Becky Hendricks & Mary Neil (http://www.maryneil.net/biography.html)

SUNDAY
9AM:
Gear Swap Meet
1PM: Wrap up and hit the road (by 3pm)


We’re still looking for volunteers! If you’d like to volunteer during the event, please contact Matt & Amanda: thevanprojectco@gmail.com

Location DOES NOT have electric on site. Off-grid electric setups are welcome, but NO GENERATORS PLEASE. 

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.

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Midwest Vanlife Gathering - Missouri
May
18
to May 20

Midwest Vanlife Gathering - Missouri

Vanlife Gathering - Missouri
from 50.00

May 18-20

Ticket Options:
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Vanlife Diaries + Gnomad Home are partnering to bring you the first Midwest Vanlife Gathering! Ticket includes two nights camping in the beautiful Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri. A portion of your ticket will be donated to a local nonprofit in the Midwest.

TICKET PRICES:

$50 per vehicle including driver & $10 per additional passenger over 16.

  • Vehicle + 1 Person: $50

  • Vehicle + 2 People: $60

  • Vehicle + 3 People: $70

Please contact us if your vehicle will have more than 3 people over 16.

THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY, PET-FRIENDLY EVENT (ALL ARE WELCOME). Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs are welcome - bring what ya got! The only requirement is that you have an open mind, enjoy alternative ways of living, and want to meet some interesting people.

LOCATION INFO

13 acres of open field in the middle of the forest, a stone's throw from a river and a lake.

Porta-potties on site.

Location DOES NOT have electric on site. Off-grid electric setups are welcome, but NO GENERATORS PLEASE.

There is NO POTABLE WATER on site. Please bring enough water and food for the weekend. Pack it in, pack it out.

We can't wait to see you out there!

CANCELLATION POLICY: There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.

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Australian Vanlife Diaries Gathering Byron Bay Dec 15-17
Dec
15
to Dec 17

Australian Vanlife Diaries Gathering Byron Bay Dec 15-17

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Due to a property cancellation with Crescent Head we have had to relocate the gathering to beautiful Byron Bay on the Red Devil Park Campground. The same camping fees apply. ADDRESSS: Cnr Broken Head Rd & Bangalow Rd Byron Bay, NSW 2481 Vanlife Diaries Gathering for 2017 Fri Dec 15 - Sun 17th lunchtime to lunchtime. We have teamed up with Byron Bay Event Co. who have kindly helped us out with the relocation and changes. Camping tickets must be purchased online before the weekend. Roll up and be a part of this gathering which will be the last opportunity for Aussie Vanlifers to meet up and share stories from the road and hear more about the filming of 'The Meaning of Vanlife' Documentary! ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE PHONE JONNY on 0423348445.

10% of each ticket gets split between our not for profits OneWave, Take 3 & YARN Australia

Camping facilities: toilets, showers, dog friendly (on a leash) & a few minutes drive to the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay. 

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 surroundings of Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.

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Vanlife Sessions X Lucky Surf & Supply Presents Nelipot/Karrie Hayward/Grant Molony
Nov
5
8:00 PM20:00

Vanlife Sessions X Lucky Surf & Supply Presents Nelipot/Karrie Hayward/Grant Molony

Central Coast, Australia! We are bringing Vanlife Sessions your way! Come & park up to listen to some epic live music by Nelipot/Karrie Hayward & more, check out some live art by Grant Molony & watch a surf film by Adelio Wetsuits! Good times. Tickets $10 each. Drinks & finger food available too. Vanlife has teamed up with Lucky Surf & Supply art space to have these good times Sun Nov 5 from 6-10pm. Doors open at 5.30Pm! See you soon for good vibes & chill times.

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Colorado Vanlife Meetup:  Weekend Van Dwelling Up In Nederland
Nov
4
to Nov 5

Colorado Vanlife Meetup: Weekend Van Dwelling Up In Nederland

  • Magnolia Road

    39.946961, -105.517587, Nederland, CO (map)

     

  • Input the given coordinates into your Maps app and that will bring you directly to us. We will all meet at the mouth of the campsite road. Look for a Blue & White Ford Econoline.

  • Anybody want to come vanning with us this weekend? We're heading up the Boulder Canyon to camp near Nederland. This being the first Meetup we have limited the meet to 10 people but we actually mean 10 vans. You're welcome to bring whoever you want with you. More vans are also welcome but we're limiting our campsite to 10 vans. If you can find another spot then you can always walk over to our site. We would love to see ya!

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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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Vanlife Rally - North Carolina
Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

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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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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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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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
5:00 PM17:00

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
5:00 PM17:00

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
12:00 PM12:00

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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