With the start of every new calendar year, there’s nothing we love more than planning the very best camping events for the months ahead. We like to call ourselves ‘planners’ here at Green RV, as our obsession with hitting the road and getting outdoors involves a little bit of event organisation to start 2020. So, we’ve written this blog to share with you our top five favourite caravan and camping events, that you certainly need to attend for memories that will last a lifetime!
Tamworth Music Festival
Image courtesy of Beth Plint
- Location: Tamworth, Queensland.
- Dates: 17th – 26th January 2020
- Website: https://www.tcmf.com.au/
Tamworth country music festival is one of the largest music festivals in Australia, with over 700 artists that play over the course of 7-days. It’s the place to be this January with endless entertainment for the whole family and a riverside caravan park which is just minutes’ walk from all the musical hype. It’s time to crack out the cowboy hat and slip into your dancing boots because this musical event is something you won’t want to miss!
Birdsville Big Red Bash
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- Location: Birdsville, Queensland.
- Dates: 7th – 9th July 2020
- Website: https://www.bigredbash.com.au/bigredbash/index
The Birdsville Big Red Bash is one of the most iconic remote music festivals in the world, set in the heart of Australia Simpson Desert. This 3-day event has a huge artist line-up, and there’s nothing we love more than seeing iconic entertainers bring together the greater nomad community, for a few days of fun in the sun! Be sure to get your tickets early, as this event sells out quickly.
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- Location: Birdsville, Queensland.
- Dates: 4th – 5th September 2020
- Website: https://www.birdsvilleraces.com/
The Birdsville Races is another iconic race day held in the rural outback town of Birdsville. Established in 1882, the Birdsville Races is a bucket list event that everyone with a caravan, camper or motorhome should visit. This two-day race meet can attract crowds of up to 6,000, and it is very well renowned for the array of daily entertainment, including:
- Cocktail Party
- Fun Run
- Fashions on the Field
- Fred Brophy’s Boxing troupe
- Food vendors
- Music entertainment etc.
Byron Bay Bluesfest
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- Location: Byron Bay, Queensland.
- Dates: 9th – 14th April 2020
- Website: www.bluesfest.com.au
Now here’s a camping and caravanning event that will leave you feeling relaxed and overjoyed with the assortment of contemporary artists that fill the line-up. This is a family-friendly event, which appeals to people of all ages who great food and excellent entertainment. What’s even better is the festival offers an on-site camping ground making it an ideal location for visitors with caravans, campervans and motorhomes.
NextGen Owners Weekend
- Location: To be announced.
- Dates: Late 2020
- Website: www.greenrv.com.au
This wouldn’t be a great must-attend event list if we didn’t include to the annual NextGen owners’ weekend. Bringing together the community of caravan owners, this annual weekend welcomes travellers, nomads and caravan enthusiasts from all walks of life to join in on the 2 days of fun. Everyone who attends has an obvious passion for the recreational vehicle lifestyle and the friendships made will last a lifetime. So, it is an obvious choice to be listed on our top 5 camping events for 2020.
Are you ready to join in the fun and be a part of a community that loves to embrace the nomad spirit! Be sure to visit the team at Green RV today, who can help you level up to a caravan, camper or motorhome that perfectly suits your lifestyle needs. Don’t forget to send us any questions or queries you may have, as our friendly team are always happy to help.