Must-Visit RV and Camping Rallies, Shows, and Events for 2023

Jan 6, 2023 | News

Must-Visit RV and Camping Rallies, Shows, and Events for 2023

Looking for an RV show to attend this year? From new rigs and camping gear to overlanding and vanlife, these are some of the top events to check out in 2023.

By Campendium

Florida RV Super Show 2022.

The 2023 RV show season is already underway, which means it’s time to start planning what shows you’ll attend this year. While the event schedule is heaviest during the earlier months of the year, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other shows and rallies worth visiting later in the season.

Here are some of the top RVing, camping, overlanding, and vanlife events you can attend in 2023. Just be sure to buy tickets and book your camping and overnight reservations early, as many of these shows tend to sell out quickly.

RV Events in January 2023

Multiple rigs lined with with their back doors open for viewing at an RV show
Florida RV Super Show 2022. | Photo: Sanna Boman

RV Events in February 2023

RV Events in March 2023

RV Events in April 2023

RV Events in May 2023

  • Alberta Outdoor Adventure Expo | May 13 to 14 in Buffalo Lake, Alberta, Canada; tickets can be purchased at the event entrance.
  • Overland Expo West | May 19 to 21 in Flagstaff, Arizona; tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online. 
Pickup truck with a roof top tent attached at an outdoor expo
Photo courtesy of Overland Expo West 2022

RV Events in June 2023

RV Events in July 2023

RV Events in August 2023

Large outdoor event with camping gear and a roof top tent set up near an SUV
Overland Expo Mountain West 2022. | Photo: John Allen

RV Events in September 2023

RV Events in October 2023

  • The Pilgrimage | October 5 to 8 in South Royalton, Vermont; registration opens online on January 1, 2023.
  • Overland Expo East | October 6 to 8 in Arrington, Virginia; tickets are available now and can be purchased online. 
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta | October 7 to 15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico; tickets go on sale online starting April 7, 2023.
  • C.H.A.S.M. Fest | October 27 to 30 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona; tickets aren’t currently available but can be purchased online at a later date.
Multiple air balloons launching into the sky at the Alubuqurque Balloon Festival
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

RV Events in November 2023

  • SEMA Show 2023 | October 31 to November 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada; more details will be available in spring. 
  • Vanarky Fall Campout | November 2 to 5 in Ozark, Arkansas; tickets will be available for purchase online at a later date.
  • LA Auto Show | November 17 to 26 in Los Angeles, California; ticket details haven’t been announced. 
  • Tampa Bay Fall RV Show | Dates TBA in Tampa, Florida; ticket details haven’t been announced. 

RV Events in December 2023

While RV and camping shows in December are few and far between, the best thing to do this month is to start booking travel and campground reservations for the 2024 show season, especially if you’re attending the Tampa RV SuperShow in January.