Combine Camping With Fun And Exciting Events

camping funCamping is a great way to spend a vacation.

For your next camping trip you might think about planning your getaway with these events in mind.

Most of them are geared towards campers and not the typical tourist though you may see some of them there as well.


A fun event for the whole family with something for everyone is the “19th Annual Festival of the West.” WestWorld of Scottsdale, Az. are the hosts and it’s held from March 19th to the 22nd, 2009.

Featured at the festival will be a Western Music Jamboree, Western Trade and Log Home Shows, a Western Film Festival, a reading of original Cowboy Poetry and on the Friday the 20th, it’s Kid’s Day when the children enjoy free admission and can learn and explore the legends of the old west.

The Chuck Wagon Cook-Off may inspire you to create new camping recipes of your own.  These are just a few of the featured events in which you might participate and enjoy.

Special RV rates will be offered at RV Parking at WestWorld and includes an on site dump station, showers, electric and water hook-ups. Call 602-996-4387 for more information on the Festival of the West. This event promises campers a rootin’ tootin’ good time.


Held on April 25th and 26th, 2009 is the Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival. Located in Parke County along the banks of Big Raccoon Creek in the state of Indiana, the festivities include a Mushroom Auction, Mushroom Hunt and a Mushroom Festival Car Show to name the main events.

There is much more to do such as Festival Foods, a tour of the Mansfield Roller Mill and views to inspire of the Mansfield Covered Bridge and Waterfalls.

Reservations are suggested for camping at Mansfield Parke. There are sites for both tents and RVs with showers, bathrooms, and service hookups for 20 amp service. Call 765-344-1889 for more information about the festival.


The Tripple Creek Show is celebrating Festival in the Pines for its 29th year on April 29th through May 2nd, 2009 in Rocky Mount Virginia at Tripple Creek Park Music Campground.

The show will feature notable Bluegrass greats such as Daily & Vincent and the Williams Clark Expedition to name just two of the acts that will be performing.

It is bound to be four days of foot stomping music and great camping! Call 540-483-9839 for further details and information.