Your US CampingCar-Online/Ramble Campervans' agenda for 2018

Our selection of events that you should not miss in the US this year

 

January

 Evenement 1

24th - 28th, Key West - Florida
https://www.keywestfoodandwinefestival.com/home.html

Wine, food, and sun .... Relax and enjoy some great food and wine on your road trip in the South of the US.

February 

 

13th, New Orleans - Louisiana
http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/

As the New Orleans say, "This is the best free show is the world!" Enjoy this special bank holiday "Fat Tuesday" in Luisiana! Great atmosphere and show that you should not miss during your trip in the area. 

 

4th, Minneapolis - Minnesota

The most famous and important sport event in the US and probably in the world! Unfortunately, it is very difficult to get seats but the great atmosphere in a pub would also be a fantastic experience!! 

 

 

17th in Albuquerque Springs - New Mexico
http://old-site.thelanternfest.com/

A magical evening where you will throw your lantern (biodegradable) in the sky as sign of luck and happiness but also a beautiful celebration of joy and love with music and dance. Other dates and cities available on the website.

 

 

10th - 11th, Los Angeles - California
http://www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/festival-of-colors/festival-of-colors-los-angeles-ca/

An event full of colour and atmosphere. Yoga, music, cooking and, of course, throwing coloured powder!! A unique experience that you will love.

April

 

5th - 8th, Augusta National Gold Club - Georgia
http://www.masters.com/en_US/index.html

The Masters is one of the biggest men's golf championships. 2018 will be the 82nd tournament. It will surely be full of suspense and great sportmanship!

 

 

16th, Boston - Massachusetts
http://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/participant-information/athlete-registration.aspx

The oldest marathon in the world is a big event for Boston that attracts more than 500,000 spectators, so even if you don't feel like running 42 km, it's still a great event to watch.

 

13th - 15th and 20th - 22th, Caochella - California
https://www.coachella.com/

A festival of music and art that should not be missed. Big names headlining such as Beyoncé, Eminem, Jamiroquai and Petit Biscuit. Camping is a must!

 

 

20th - 22th, Austin - Texas 

The best motorcycle riders on the planet will compete for 3rd place in the MotoGP World Championship. An impressive show not to be missed if you are in the region.

May 

 5th - 13th, Holland - Michigan
https://www.tuliptime.com/

Best place to celebrate Dutch traditions and participate in an event that brings a whole community together with lots of flowers.

 

13th - 19th, Baltimore - Maryland
http://www.preakness.com/

Want to get all dressed up during your road trip and attend one of the biggest equestrian races in the US? It's here!

 

25th - 27th, Quincy - Massachusetts 
https://www.sasquatchfestival.com/

 

Huge music festival for Memorial Day where it is custom to finish the evening partying in tents with friends.

 

18th - 20th , Las Vegas – Nevada
https://lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com/

The best DJs in the world who attract 300,000 viewers and then add lights and art work: Las Vegas!!

June

May 25th – June 10th, Charleston – Caroline du Sud
https://spoletousa.org

17 days of shows in magical and unique places (churches, theaters, outdoor spaces, ...). The Spoleto festival has been internationally recognised since its 41st edition. If you are interested in the arts and theatre this one is for you!

June 27th - July 1st and July 3rd-8th , Milwaukee - Wisconsin
https://summerfest.com/

One of the biggest music festivals in the US with 11 days of music, 11 different stages and more than 1000 concerts!

 

July

11th - 15th, Chicago – Illinois
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html/

Probably the biggest outdoor food festival. The cuisine presented is so varied that it will not disappoint anyone. The event for food lovers!!

 

13th - 15th, Santa Fe – New Mexico
https://www.folkartmarket.org/events-programs/international-folk-art-market-santa-fe/

Voted the best US art festival by US Today. Every year the festival welcomes more than 20,000 visitors and artists from around the world.

Date soon Piercy- California
https://www.northernnights.org/

Do you like camping? Swimming? Dancing and singing? This event is for you! Huge concert organised near a river with excellent electro artists. Atmosphere guaranteed !!

 August 

1st - 5th, Rockland – Maine
http://www.mainelobsterfestival.com/

For lobster lovers, a small gastronomic break is required at the Lobster Festival. Yummy!

Date to be announced, San Francisco – California
http://lineup.sfoutsidelands.com/                    

Every August the Golden Gate Park is transformed to celebrate all that is good (music, food, beer, wine, ...)

September

8th - 16th, New York

One of the most important and influential fashion weeks in the world. For our most 'in' campers, this event is not to be missed!

 

Date to be announced, New York
http://nycpizzarun.com/ 

Probably the most fun and unhealthiest race. The goal? Run 2 miles during which you have to stop to eat three slices of pizza.

October

20th - 22th, Denver – Colorado
https://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/

The first beer festival in the US. It's time to discover the best American beers!

 

6th - 14th, Albuquerque – New Mexico
http://balloonfiesta.com/

Travel up and away and discover the magic of the hot air balloon ...

 

Date to be announced, Columbus - Ohio
http://highballcolumbus.org/

Get ready for the most elaborate Halloween Costume Ball you've ever seen! All with music and a great atmosphere!

 

19th - 21th, Austin – Texas
https://cotaexperiences.com/2018-f1-usgp

One of the most intense races of the year!

 

31st in New York
http://halloween-nyc.com/

On 6th Avenue, don't miss this gigantic parade where it is essential to be disguised for Halloween.

November



22nd – New York
https://www.macys.com/social/parade/2017/

The website alone is amazing! Before you get your fill of Thanksgiving food, you have to attend Macy's annual parade. Huge balloons, cheerleaders, dancers and celebrities!

December

 

6th - 9th, Miami – Florida
https://www.artbasel.com/miami-beach

This exhibition brings together, each year, the greatest works of contemporary art.

 

 

Follow the tradition and attend a ballet, "The Nutcraker".

 

 

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General Info

1

The motorhome is an ideal way to travel along the open US roads. You will find your motorhome easy to drive and maneuver, and there are ample stations for refueling and refilling water tanks.

2

In the national parks, there are many low cost campgrounds that don't require booking in advance. Arrive early in the day for the best availability, travel as you please!

3

Road trips from the east-coast to west-coast and vice-versa are very popular so be sure to book your motorhome well in advance.

4

Dine like at home - all our motorhomes are equipped with large fridges!

5

The new generation motorhomes have improved fuel efficiency, and gas prices are much lower than many other destinations.