RV Shows and Events, State by State Guide (2022)

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RVs parked in a long line at an RV show

Are you in the market for the perfect RV? Are you looking to upgrade your existing rig, or are you entertained by checking out what the RV market offers? If any of these questions fit you, it’s time to go to one of the many RV shows and events across the United States.

From small regional shows to massive gatherings with brand new RVs, the latest equipment and accessories, educational seminars, and entertainment, there is an RV show that fits your desires.

We have collated an exhaustive list of RV shows and events, as well as some handy tips for making the most of your next RV show. Read on!

Tips for Visiting An RV show

If you’re thinking about purchasing an RV, attending an RV show can be a great way to research and see what’s on the market.

Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your experience.

Know Your Goals

What kind of RV are you looking for?

Are you interested in a specific type or model, or are you trying to get a general idea of what’s available?

Do you have a particular manufacturer you’re interested in, or is there a floor plan that has captured your interest?

Most RV shows have numerous manufacturers and hundreds of RVs on display. You may not be able to tour all of them.

Having a clear idea of what you’re looking for and checking out the show layout before diving in will help you narrow your options and make the most of your time. 

PRO TIP: It’s also best to bring a tape measure along, particularly if you’re looking at the equipment you’d like to fit into your existing rig.

Line of Class B Airstream sprinter vans lined up inside at an RV show

Be Prepared for a Long Day

RV shows can be expansive, and there’s much to see. If you’re interested in checking out all the options, it will be an all-day event.

Be sure you prepare for a long day.

Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather.

Don’t forget things like sunscreen.

If you don’t want to break the bank, pack a lunch and bring snacks and water to keep your energy up.

Bring Something to Take Notes

Even if you’ve narrowed your options, there’s a vast amount of information at an RV show.

There are many similar-sounding names, floorplans, and details.

They can all start to meld after a while.

It can be helpful to have a way to jot down your thoughts and impressions.

Bringing a notebook or laptop is perfect for taking notes.

Also, don’t forget that most of us have a camera, notepad, and voice recorder (also known as a smartphone).

Different colored vendor booths in a line at an RV show

RV Shows and Events, State by State

Alabama RV Shows

Gulf Coast RV Show

Date: Jan 6, 2023 – Jan 8, 2023
Location: Mobile Convention Center
Address: 1 S Water St, Mobile, AL 36602

Alabama RV Super Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Von Braun Center
Address: 700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Birmingham RV Super Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
Address: 2100 Richard Arrington Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL 35209

Alaska RV Shows

Fairbanks Outdoor Show

Date: Apr 21, 2022 – Apr 23, 2022
Location: Carlson Center
Address: 2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Go Winter! Expo 2022

Date: Oct 22, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Location: Carlson Center
Address: 2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Great Alaska Sportsman Show

Date: TBD – Apr 2023
Location: Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center
Address: 600 West Seventh Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Arizona RV Shows

Overland Expo West

Date: May 20, 2022 – May 22, 2022
Location: Fort Tuthill County Park
Address: 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, AZ 86005

Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show

Date: Jan 21, 2023 – Jan 23, 2023
Location: Quartzsite RV Show
Address: 700 S Central Blvd, Quartzsite, AZ 85346

Arkansas RV Shows

Arkansas RV Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Statehouse Convention Center
Address: 101 E Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Hot Springs Boat, Tackle & RV Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Hot Springs Convention Center
Address: 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

California RV Shows

RV Super Sale

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds
Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566

Central Valley Sportsmen’s Boat and RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Kern County Fairgrounds
Address: 1142 South P Street, Bakersfield, California. 93307

Colorado RV Shows

Overland Expo Mountain West

Date: Aug 26, 2022 – Aug 28, 2022
Location: The Ranch Events Complex
Address: 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO 80538

Colorado RV Adventure & Travel Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Colorado Convention Center
Address: 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Northern Colorado RV & Outdoor Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: The Ranch Events Complex
Address: 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO 80538

Colorado RV, Sports & Travel Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: National Western Complex
Address: 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216

Connecticut RV Shows

Northeast RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Connecticut Convention Center
Address: 100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103

Florida RV Shows

Tampa Bay Summer RV Show

Date: Jun 9, 2022 – Jun 12, 2022
Location: Florida State Fairgrounds
Address: 4800 US-301, Tampa, FL 33610

Tampa Bay Fall RV Show

Date: TBD – Nov 2022
Location: Florida State Fairgrounds
Address: 4800 US-301, Tampa, FL 33610

Florida RV SuperShow

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Florida State Fairgrounds
Address: 4800 US-301, Tampa, FL 33610

FT Myers RV Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Lee Civic Center
Address: 11831 Bayshore Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33917

Jacksonville RV MegaShow

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Jacksonville Equestrian Center
Address: 13611 Normandy Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32221

West Palm Beach RV Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: South Florida Fair
Address: 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Ocala RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Florida Horse Park
Address: 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480

Georgia RV Shows

Atlanta Camping & RV Show

Dates: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Atlanta Exposition Center South
Address: 3850 Jonesboro Road, Atlanta, GA 30354

Georgia RV & Camper Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre
Address: 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

Idaho RV Shows

Idaho Outdoor Recreation Show

Date: Apr 28, 2022 – May 1, 2022
Location: Expo Idaho
Address: 5610 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714

Illinois RV Shows

Greater Chicago RV Show

Date: Jan 13, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Location: Schaumburg Convention Center
Address: 1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL 60173

QCCA RV and Camping Show

Date: Feb 24, 2023 – Feb 26, 2023
Location: QCCA Expo Center
Address: 2621 4th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201

The Annual Chicago RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Donald E Stephens Convention Center
Address: 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

RV Camping & Travel Show

Date: Mar 10, 2023 – Mar 12, 2023
Location: Indoor Sports Center
Address: 8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111

Central IL Camper and RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Bank of Springfield Center
Address: 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701

Indiana RV Shows

Midwest RV Supershow & Sale

Date: Aug 11, 2022 – Aug 14, 2022
Location: RV/MH Hall of Fame
Address: 21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46514

Indy RV Expo

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds
Address: 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Valley RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Century Center
Address: 120 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show

Date: Feb 17, 2023 – Feb 19, 2023 and Feb 22, 2023 – Feb 26, 2023
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds
Address: 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Address: 4000 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Spring Hall of Fame RV Show

Date: TBD – Apr 2023
Location: RV/MH Hall of Fame
Address: 21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46514

Iowa RV Shows

Iowa Boat, RV & Vacation Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: UNI-Dome
Address: 2401 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Cedar Rapids Sportshow

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Alliant Energy Powerhouse Convention Center
Address: 350 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

Iowa’s Original RV Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Iowa State Fairgrounds
Address: 3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317

Eastern Iowa Sportshow

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: UNI-Dome
Address: 2401 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Kansas RV Shows

Greater Kansas RV Show

Date: Jan 26, 2023 – Jan 29, 2023
Location: Century II Expo Hall
Address: 225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202

Kentucky RV Shows

Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow

Date: Jan 25, 2023 – Jan 29, 2023
Location: Kentucky Exposition Center
Address: 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville KY 40209

Louisiana RV Shows

Central Gulf Coast Boat, Sport & RV Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
Address: 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport & RV Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
Address: 346 Civic Center Boulevard, Houma, Louisiana 70360

Baton Rouge New Orleans RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Address: 9039 S St Landry Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737

Acadiana RV, Sport & Boat Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
Address: 2235 Creswell Ln, Opelousas, LA 70570

Maine RV Shows

Annual Vacationland RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Apr 2023
Location: Norway Savings Bank Arena
Address: 985 Turner St, Auburn, ME 04210

Maryland RV Shows

Maryland RV Show

Date: Sep 16, 2022 – Sep 20, 2022
Location: Maryland State Fairgrounds
Address: 2200 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093

Michigan RV Shows

Fall Detroit RV & Camping Show

Date: Sep 28, 2022 – Oct 2, 2022
Location: Suburban Collection Showplace
Address: 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374

Annual Mid Michigan RV Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: Michigan State University Pavilion
Address: 4301 Farm Ln, Lansing, MI 48910

Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show

Date: TBD – Jan 2023
Location: DeVos Place
Address: 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

MARVAC RV & Camping Show Detroit

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Suburban Collection Showplace
Address: 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374

MARVAC RV & Camping Show Flint

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Dort Financial Center
Address: 3501 Lapeer Rd, Flint, MI 48503

UP Boat, Sport & RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Superior Dome
Address: 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Annual Northwest Michigan RV & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Howe Ice Arena
Address: 1125 W Civic Center Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686

Minnesota RV Shows

Annual Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping & Vacation Show

Date: Jan 12, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Location: Saint Paul River Centre
Address: 175 Kellogg Blvd West, St Paul, MN 55102

Annual St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Show

Date: Feb 10, 2023 – Feb 12, 2023
Location: St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center
Address: 10 4th Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301

Duluth Sport Show

Date: Feb 16, 2023 – Feb 19, 2023
Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Address: 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

Minneapolis/St. Paul RV Vacation & Camping Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
Address: 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Northwest Sportshow

Date: Mar 9, 2023 – Mar 12, 2023
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
Address: 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Mississippi RV Shows

Biloxi Boat & RV Show

Date: Feb 3, 2023 – Feb 5, 2023
Location: Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Address: 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531

Missouri RV Shows

STL RV Travel Show

Date: TBD – Feb 2023
Location: America’s Center Convention Complex
Address: 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101

Mid-America RV Show

Date: TBD – Mar 2023
Location: Kansas City Convention Center
Address: 301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Ohio RV Shows

Ohio Outdoor RV Bargain Expo

Date: Sep 8, 2022 – Sep 11, 2022
Location: I-X Center
Address: 1 I-X Center Dr, Cleveland, OH 44135

Oregon RV Shows

Overland Expo PNW

Date: Jul 8, 2022 – Jul 10, 2022
Location: Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Address: 3800 SE Airport Way, Redmond, OR 97756

37th Annual Portland Fall RV & Van Show

Date: Sep 15, 2022 – Sep 18, 2022
Location: Portland Expo Center
Address: 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97217

Pennsylvania RV Shows

Hershey America’s Largest RV Show

Date: Sep 14, 2022 – Sep 18, 2022
Location: Giant Center
Address: 550 Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, PA 17033

South Carolina RV Shows

Myrtle Beach RV Show

Date: Oct 21, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Location: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Address: 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Texas RV Shows

Direction Wide Open RV & Motorcycle 2022 Rally

Date: Sep 22, 2022 – Sep 25, 2022
Location: Bandera Crossing RV Resort
Address: 4300 TX-16N, Bandera, TX 78003

Virginia RV Shows

Hampton Roads RV Super Sale

Date: Aug 19, 2022 – Aug 21, 2022
Location: Hampton Roads Convention Center
Address: 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

Overland Expo East

Date: Oct 7, 2022 – Oct 9, 2022
Location: Oak Ridge Estate
Address: 2300 Oak Ridge Rd, Arrington, VA 22922

Washington RV Shows

Puyallup RV Show

Date: May 5, 2022 – May 8, 2022
Location: Washington State Fair Events Center
Address: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371

Enumclaw RV Show

Date: Jul 28, 2022 – Jul 31, 2022
Location: Enumclaw Expo Center
Address: 45224 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022

Tacoma Fall RV Show

Date: Oct 6, 2022 – Oct 9, 2022
Location: Tacoma Dome
Address: 2727 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421

Tacoma RV Show

Date: Jan 19, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Location: Tacoma Dome
Address: 2727 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421

Wyoming RV Shows

Wyoming Outdoor Weekend & Expo

Date: May 20, 2022 – May 21, 2022
Location: Lander Community and Convention Center
Address: 950 Buena Vista Dr, Lander, WY 82520

Where Is the Largest RV Show in the US?

The largest RV show in the United States is held annually in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Presented by the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association, the Hershey PRVCA show spans over 30 football fields.

Dubbed “America’s Largest RV Show,” the show typically features more than 1,200 RVs from at least 30 different manufacturers, quite often 40 or more. 

The Hershey PRVCA show also hosts seminars and workshops on RVing, regularly attracting more than 50,000 visitors annually. In 2021, more than 61,000 people flocked to Hershey for the annual RV show.

What Is the Best RV Show in the US?

Naming the best RV show in the United States is no easy task.

Several shows are well worth your while, particularly if you want to purchase an RV or make renovations or upgrades. 

It’s tough to beat the annual Florida RV SuperShow at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.

Like the Hershey PRVCA show, the SuperShow hosts scores of manufacturers with more than 1,000 RVs on display.

It also features educational seminars, daily entertainment, the latest RV products, and accessories, and it even has trams to help you get around.

There are numerous RV shows across the country.

So even while we think the Florida RV SuperShow is the best, other great shows may be just as exciting and suitable for you.

Is the California RV Show Canceled?

The California RV Show, presented annually for 67 years by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), was last held in 2019.

The RVIA canceled the 2020 edition of the show citing concerns for the safety of its more than 45,000 visitors “in light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.”

Later that year, the RVIA convened a task force to evaluate the long-term future of the California RV Show.

The task force eventually determined that the show no longer provided the necessary value to its members and recommended it no longer host the event.

In September of 2020, the RVIA Board of Directors voted unanimously to accept the task force recommendation, terminating the event moving forward.

Are You Ready to Find the Perfect RV?

Now you know how to make the most of any RV show. Whether you’re shopping for a new rig or looking to upgrade your existing one, an RV show is a great way to do research and get a grasp on what’s available.

If you can’t make it to the largest shows in Hershey and Florida, don’t worry! As you can see from our extensive list, there may be a show near you no matter where you are in the county. Which RV show are you planning to attend? 

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