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Looking for an overland rally or event near you? This is a list of the upcoming 2024 overland expos, rallies and events happening in the United States and Canada. All the expos and rallies are listed in chronological order.
2024 Overland Expos & Rallies
February 14-18 Truck Camper Adventure Rally
Location: Quartzsite, Arizona
This four day gathering of overland truck campers in the desert will be held in the Roadrunner Wash Bureau of Land Management area and limited to 450 overland truck campers. General admission tickets are $50 per camper and includes admission for up to six family members.
Attendees of the truck camper adventure rally can expect to meet hundreds of fellow truck camper enthusiasts along with potlucks, music, workshops and more.
March 1-3 Southeast Adventure Vehicle Expo
Location: The Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park – Starke, Florida
Previously known as the Southeast Overland & Outdoor Expo, the Southeast Adventure Vehicle Expo is a three day expo taking place at the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park in Starke, Florida. Weekend camping passes start at $60 for motorcycle attendees and goes up from there. Daily admission tickets start at $15 per person.
Attendees can expect vendors showcasing the latest overland gear, access to seminars, an off-road course, food trucks, raffles and more. Seminars in the past have included wilderness first aid, overlanding with a trailer, and traveling with pets.
March 16-17 Overland Adventure & Power Sports Expo
Location: Fairplex – Pomona, California
The California Overland Adventure Show and Power Sports Expo will be a two day event held at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. Attendees can expect exhibitors with overland rigs and gear on display along with ATVs and more. Here’s our video recap of this California overland event to give you an idea of what to expect.
April 19-20 MOORE Overlanding & Off-Road Expo
Location: Ozark Empire Fairgrounds – Springfield, Missouri
This two day Midwest overland expo includes courses and seminars that range from overland navigation and radio communication to trauma kits and recovery techniques. General admission tickets start at $35 per person and camping passes start at $150 per vehicle (does not include admission to the expo).
May 17-19 Overland Expo West
Location: Ft. Tuthill County Park – Flagstaff, Arizona
One of our favorite overland expos in the U.S. Overland Expo West is a three day event that will offer countless number of overland rigs on display including flatbed truck campers and adventure vans. When you’re not busy looking at adventure vehicles, you can take an off-road driving course, go for a motorcycle demo ride, attend one of many classes or watch an overland film for inspiration. Check out our Overland Expos playlist to get an idea of what it’s like to attend one of these overlanding events and the types of rigs you’ll see.
“The idea was to bring people together who want to Explore.” – Roseann Hanson (Citizen J Podcast)
June 20-23 Northwest Overland Rally
Location: Plain, Washington
It doesn’t matter what type of adventure rig you have, all you have to do is show up and enjoy all that the Northwest Overland Rally has to offer. There will be welcome cocktails and wine tasting to advanced driving course taught by certified 4WD instructors.
TBA Outside Adventure X
Location: Snowbasin Resort – Huntsville, Utah
Lodestone Events, producers of the Overland Expos event series will be putting on the second annual Outside Adventure Expo in 2023. This event will include an education series around camping, off-roading and outdoor adventures.
June 28-30 Overland Expo Pacific Northwest
Location: Deschutes County Fairgrounds & Expo Center – Redmond, Oregon
This overland event is the latest edition to the popular Overland Expos event series. Attendees of Overland Expo Pacific Northwest can expect three days of seminars, off-road courses, exhibitors, and inspiration.
July 11-14 BC Overland Rally
Location: Kelowna, British Colombia Canada
BCOR is a popular overland event in British Colombia, Canada that draws a big crowd every summer. Enjoy camping, learning and community building at this overland rally. Attendees can expect wine tasting, 4WD instruction and trail drives along with other classes that include ones for ladies only.
August 8-11 Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival
Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
MAOF is a popular overland event in Pennsylvania presented by Mainline Overland, a well established off-road and expedition vehicle outfitter. This Mid-Atlantic overland festival will feature on site camping, courses, giveaways, and activities for the whole family along with an adventure film fest.
August 23-25 Overland Expo Mountain West
Location: The Ranch – Loveland, Colorado
Part of the popular Overland Expos event series, the Mountain West version will be taking place in Loveland, Colorado. The three day event will be packed with seminars, off-road courses, vendors, and more.
August 30-September 2 Alberta Outdoor Adventure Expo
Location: Medicine Lodge Rodeo Grounds – Alberta Canada
This four day outdoor adventure expo in Alberta, Canada will be a gathering place for outdoor enthusiasts to connect with each other. Early bird passes start at $20.
“Our goal is to bring people together who share a love of everything outdoors and adventure. Whether you hike, bike, climb paddle, or wheel. The AOAExpo is where you can meet others who share your passion for the wild places and mingle with vendors and presenters that help make our outdoor experience enjoyable and meaningful.”
September 12-15 Keweenaw Overland Adventure Retreat
Location: Trails End Campground – Copper Harbor, Michigan
KOAR is a basecamp style overland event that includes 4 days of camping, hiking, biking and paddling in Copper Country.
September 13-15 Red Clay Rally
Location: Lexington, KY to Johnson City, TN
This is a three day, 600 mile overland rally with one goal: finish.
September 13-15 Overland of America Expo
Location: MidAmerica Outdoors – Jay, Oklahoma
The first Overland of America expo will be debuting in 2024 at MidAmerica Outdoor. Attendees can expect vendors, exhibitors, product demos, courses and access to 1,600 acres of private trails at this overland event in Oklahoma.
September 13-15 Teton Overland Show
Location: The Waterfront at Snake River Landing – Idaho Falls, Idaho
Marketed as the Largest Overland Show in Idaho, this three day event will offer attendees on-site camping, demonstrations, classes, live music and more. Day passes for this event start at $10 and camping passes start at $75.
TBA Rocky Mountain Adventure Rally
Location: Mesa County Fairgrounds – Grand Junction Colorado
The Rocky Mountain Adventure Rally is a three day overland gathering for van life enthusiasts, overlanders, adventure motorcyclists and mountain bikers. This event started out as a van life gathering in Colorado that expanded into the Moab Overland Experience and now branded as the Rocky Mountain Adventure Rally.
TBA Big Iron Overland Rally
Location: West Mineral, Kansas
Big Iron is a three day weekend overland rally taking place in West Mineral, Kansas. From the organizers of MOORE, this rally will include camping, live music, vehicle awards, and even a self-guided tour of Big Brutus a.k.a. Bucyrus-Erie model 1850-B electric shovel.
TBA Panhandle Overland Rally
Location: Sandpoint, Idaho
We attended the inaugural Panhandle Overland Rally in 2020 and it did not disappoint. For anyone looking for a fun, community driven overland rally in Idaho, definitely check out this overland rally. Expect a guided trail drive, demonstrations, live music, raffles and a good time.
October 3-6 The Pilgrimage
Location: South Royalton, Vermont
This gathering of off-road enthusiasts and overlanders in the Northeast includes primitive camping, trail rides and food vendors on-site.
October 4-6 Overland Expo East
Location: Oak Ridge Estates – Arrington, Virginia
Part of the Overland Expos event series, the East Coast version will be taking place in Arrington, Virginia. Similar to other events in this series, this three day event will be packed with overland rigs, vendors, educational seminars, off-road courses and more.
October 6-8 Texas Avid Outdoors Fall Expo
Location: Oxford Ranch Campground – Llano, Texas
This popular outdoors expo in Texas is also known as the Texas Overland Expo. The organizers have been putting on this even to courage attendees to get off the highway and explore the outdoors.
October 7-11 Copperstate Overland
Location: Northeastern Arizona
“Copperstate Overland is a fully-supported on-road/off-road driving adventure open to vintage off-road vehicles.” Participants of this vintage overland rally need to have a vehicle that is 1979 and older to be eligible and must submit their application by Thursday, June 1, 2023. Cost for this event is $12,875, by far the most expensive overland rally listed on this page.
October 10-12 Rendezvous in the Ozarks
Location: Mulberry Mountain Lodge – Ozark, Arkansa
Join overland travel enthusiasts in the Ozarks for three days of adventure and camping in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansa.
TBA Texas Overland Festival
Location: Caldwell, Texas
This three day overland festival in Texas will have on-site camping, classes, live music, food trucks and vendors from the overlanding space.
October 19-22 Overland the Red
Location: Red River Gorge, Kentucky
This overland basecamp event hosted by Northology Adventures will include primitive camping, discounted access to Red River Gorge activities, miles of trails, bonfires and more.
TBA Roof Top Tent Rally
Location: James River State Park – Gladstone, Virginia
This will be the 7th Annual RTTR organized by the folks over at Blue Ridge Overland Gear. This is a family-friendly event with access to fishing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. A roof top tent is not required to attend this overland rally.
Why Attend an Overland Event?
- Learn something new. There is a wealth of knowledge at these events so get ready to soak up a lot of information. Whether it’s chatting with a fellow attendee or meeting a factory representative that makes one of your overland components, there is quite a bit you can learn at these events.
- Tour overland vehicles. Maybe you’re in the market for a rig or looking to upgrade your own, there are always plenty of rigs to check out at an overland event.
- Find cool gear. From window covering and coffee to lithium batteries and electric scooters, there is never a shortage of cool gear at these overland events. Sometimes the vendors run a show special so you can get a great deal on gear.
- Connect with awesome folks. The overland community is made up of some pretty terrific human beings. So get ready to make a friend or two or ten.
Know of more overland events or rallies that should be included on this list? Leave a comment below.