2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events
Explore our comprehensive schedule of exciting events for 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events. I am happy to provide this resource for the 4th year in a row. To help you plan better, the events are conveniently categorized into Quarters.
Rest assured, as soon as I confirm each 2024 gathering, it will be promptly added to the list below. Join us in the adventure of a lifetime at the top 2024 Van-Life YouTube Meet-Ups!
2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events that are unconfirmed:
- Adventurely Welcome Meetup – Where: TBD
- Adventure Van Expo Series Events
- Big Iron Overland Rally – West Mineral, Kansas
- CampNation Expo – Hollister, California
- Descend on Bend
- Descend on Lost Sierra
- Kentucky Spring Mountain Meet-up
- Lolapalooza, Abilene State Park, Texas
- Midwest Meet-up – Paola, Kansas
- Mountain Meetup – Branson, Missouri
- Northwest Nomads – Fort Rock, Oregon
- OC RV/Van Life Show – Ocean City, Maryland
- ON24 – Ontario, Canada
- Paula Palooza 3rd Annual Prairie Van Life Meet-up, Canada
- RendezVan – Mt. Bachelor, Bend, Oregon
- Rocky Mountain Adventure Rally – As of 2023, Revel Van Rally is now called: Rocky Mountain Adventure Rally!
- ROOF TOP TENT RALLY 2024 – Gladstone, Virginia
- Skooliepalooza Moab 2024
- Slo Mojo Cru Rendezvous Meet-up – Louisiana
- Texas Overland Festival – Caldwell, TX
- The Ozarks Open Roads Fest, McCall, Idaho – Will return in 2024!🤞
- Tiny Fest Southwest 2024
- Vanarky in the Ozarks
- Vanfest 2024: New England, September 2024
- Vanfest 2024: A Very Vanlife Halloween – Hurricane, Utah
- Van Wild Colorado
- Vanquinox 2024
What are the 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events?
These 2024 gatherings, events, and meet-ups are dedicated to nomadic travelers of all types. From YouTube creators to supporters and from new friends to old friends. From Roadtrippers to weekend road warriors. Boondockers and campground enthusiasts. Whether you are in a car, van, minivan SUV, truck, box truck, RV, campervan, school bus, or Overlanding vehicle, you will be welcomed at most of these events. There is typically great food, games, fellowship, contests, and activities to get involved with at these events as well.
Which communities are involved with the 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events?
While some events like Skooliepalooza 2024: the ungathering and the 3rd Annual Arizona Ironwood Forest Nomadic meet-up are open to any and all types of communities, some are focused on specific communities. On this calendar, you will be able to find events that serve the following communities:
- YouTube creator & supporter community
- Van Life community
- School bus (skoolie) community
- Box Truck community
- Adventure van community
- Overlanding community
- Road tripping community
- Women’s solo nomadic community
Do the 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events cost money?
This answer depends on which event we are talking about. There are many van life meet-ups and nomadic events that are 100% free. However, there are also many that require you to purchase a ticket. A cash (💰) Emoji next to an event signifies that it is a paid event and you will need to buy tickets/register.
How do I learn more about the 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events?
Keep reading! This event calendar is a fantastic place to learn more about the upcoming Van Life, YouTube, and Nomadic Life gatherings! And you can add your own event for free!
Check your state for 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events!
Are you curious if your state has a meet-up planned? Because if you are, you can check your state by looking at the list below:
2024 Nomadic Gatherings & Meet-ups are in these states so far!
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- Africa 🇿🇦
- Bulgaria 🇧🇬
- Canada 🇨🇦
- England 🏴
- Iceland 🇮🇸
- Mexico 🇲🇽
- United Kingdom 🇬🇧
Women’s Resources & Events
2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events Calendar
Below you will find a linear calendar of events happening in 2024. Please be sure to Leave No Trace when attending a meet-up on our public lands.
- Events taking place at campgrounds will require you to reserve your own spot for the duration of days you will be there.
- Events on BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land do not require payment.
- Events on Arizona State land require a permit that can be found online.
QUARTER 1: 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events
- Where: WRTR ’24 is taking place in Quartzsite, Arizona
- Where: RTR ’24 is taking place in Quartzsite, Arizona at the Quartzsite Town Park Baseball Field (https://goo.gl/maps/fZMMu67wNkYzKzMm8)
- A past event to learn more about HOWA (Home on Wheels Alliance) is the October 2022 BYOV (Bring Your Own Vehicle)
- Where: Quartzsite, Arizona
- Organized by: @Grand Adventure
- Facebook Group
19-30, 2024 – Skooliepalooza® 2024: The ungathering
- Where: Ehrenberg, Arizona
- Facebook Group
- What: “3 days of camping with live music, amazing food, and morning van talks featuring Bill and our moderators from FVM The Group on Facebook”
- Where: Florida, hosted by Florida Van Man
- Facebook Group
- What: “The Space Coast’s first vanlife festival.”
- Where: Space Coast Daily Park – Viera, FL
- What: “A temporary village of nomads, overlanders, and vanlifers.”
- Where: Baja California Sur at Playa Tecolote
2-6, 2024 – 2nd Annual Arizona Ironwood Forest Meet-up
- Where: Ironwood Forest National Monument, Marana, Arizona
- Facebook Group
- Where: Dade City, FL – Learn more at Vanlife Outfitters!
🇿🇦 16-20 Cape Town 2024 💰
- What: “Join the ExodUS Summit team on this meet-up for Black women who are planning their sabbatical, their move abroad, or their digital nomad life. You’ll spend 5 days with like-minded women from the ExodUS Summit community in exciting Cape Town, South Africa.”
- Where: Cape Town, South Africa 🇿🇦
- Where: Helen, Georgia
- Facebook Group
- What: “A womxn-only, temporary village of nomads, overlanders, and van lifers.”
- Where: Palm Springs, California
QUARTER 2: 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events
4-8 Spring 2024 Indiana Outdoor Youtubers Meetup
- Where: Blackwell Horsecamp in the Charles C. Deam Wilderness, Hoosier National Forest, Heltonville, IN
- What: “A temporary village of nomads, overlanders, and van.”
- Where: Bisbee, Arizona
26-30 Central California Meet-up by Van Life Voyages
- Where: Auxillary Dam Campground, Lake Isabella, California
- What: “Seize a long weekend to find your joy. Meet people who share your passion for travel. Laugh as you bike, hike, or kick back around a campfire and build lasting memories with your new best friends.”
- Where: Hot Springs, Arkansas
- What: “A nomad, overlanding, and vanlife festival, June 6th – 10th at CampV in Naturita, CO”
- Where: Naturito, Colorado
- Where: Mountain Pines Campground, 1662 Indian Creek Valley Road, Champion, Pennsylvania 15622
- Campground Phone: (724) 455-3300)
- What: This is the most magical time of year in Iceland. Long bright nights that never get dark and purple lupin fields as far as the eye can see.
- Where: Iceland 🇮🇸
- What: “A vanlife and overlanding event in Wind River Country, Wyoming by The Journal of Lost Time.”
- Where: Wyoming
🇬🇧 21-23 VanLife Fest 💰
- What: “Join us at VanLife Fest, the family-friendly campervan extravaganza situated at Scampston Hall, near the charming town of Malton, North Yorkshire. Mark your calendars for June 21-23, 2024, and immerse yourself in a weekend of endless excitement, live music, a bustling trade village, and FREE family entertainment.”
- Where: Scampston Hall, near Malton, North Yorkshire 🇬🇧
- What: “For one week hundreds of nomads, remote workers, and freelancers will take over a beautiful village in Bulgaria for an amazing mix of presentations, workshops, sports, mindfulness, and nature.”
- Where: Bulgaria 🇧🇬
QUARTER 3: 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events
18-24 Holy Toledo 💰
- Where: The Oregon Coast
🏴 19-21 Vanlove Fest 💰
- What: “World’s Greatest Vanlife Community”
- Where: Elvington Airfield, York, North Yorkshire, England 🏴
- Where: The Ranch, Loveland, CO
19-22 M’24 Michigan YouTube Meet-Up
- Where: Lake of Dreams Campground in Merrill, Michigan
- M’24 Facebook Group Here
QUARTER 4: 2024 Nomadic Gatherings, Meet-ups, and Events
- What: “The Pilgrimage is one of the largest gatherings of like-minded off-road and overland enthusiasts in the Northeast. Our participants come from all over the US and drive all sorts of vehicles ranging from Brand New Defenders to early American 4x4s.”
- Where: South Royalton, Vermont
- Where: Oak Ridge Estate, Arrington, Virginia
- What: “A temporary village / moonbase + Solar Eclipse festival of nomads, overlanders, and van lifers October 10th – 14th, Sky View, New Mexico. All vehicles and spacecraft are welcome.”
- What: “C.H.A.S.M.FEST is the Destination Gathering for the Active, Creative, and Adventurous.”
- Where: Lake Havasu, Arizona
There are no events scheduled yet for December. Enjoy this Holiday time with your family and friends! 🎄
In conclusion, these 2024 Nomadic Gatherings happen across the United States. So far, this list covers 26 states and 7 countries with events happening. And they are a great way to meet others who are living the nomadic lifestyle.
You can learn the latest tips and tricks from seasoned nomads! Also, enjoy the fellowship of others living the same lifestyle, and explore different types of nomadic rigs at these meet-ups.
I hope you found this list useful. Please bookmark and check back often for updates.
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