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The definition of an Official TCT Gathering can be found here. In our opinion, these are the best vintage trailer rallies in the world!

Region Summaries - see below for rally details

Southwest Region Schedule for 2015

FEB 7 Winter Social, Denver, CO, Donna Spinelli
APR 23-26 Texas Group of Vintage Campers TCT 2015 spring rally, Fentress Texas; Teresa Baldwin
MAY 8-10 Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, CO, Nancy May
MAY 22-24 Starlite Classic Campground, Canon City, CO - Memorial Day Weekend, Jean Bundschuh and Mary Kay
MAY 29-31 Getaway to Monterey, Mazda Raceway, Monterey, CA
JUN 5-7 Glenwood Canyon Resort, Glenwood Springs, CO, Leader: Donna Spinelli
JUL 3-5 Mueller State Park, Divide, CO, Donna Spinelli
AUG 21-22 Desert Diamond Rally, Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort, Elephant Butte, NM
AUG Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO, TBD
SEP 24-27 Texas Group Of Vintage Campers Tin Can Tourists Fall Rally, Mill Creek Ranch Resort, Canton, Texas; Teresa Baldwin
OCT 2-4 Fall Colors Pagosa Springs, Bruce Spruce Ranch, Pagosa CO,

Northwest Region Schedule for 2015

JUN 5-7 Western Canada "Tin Can Tourist" Vintage Trailer Rally, Sons of Norway Country Club, 11901 Seux Road, Mission, BC V2V 4J1
SEP 5 Willard Car Show, Willard Utah
SEP 18-20 Northern Utah Rally at Crystal Hot Springs, Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville Utah

Northeast Region Schedule for 2015

MAY 14-17 Bring Some Kids Camping Rally, Kayuta Lake Campground, Forestport, NY
SEP 10-13 8th Annual Northeast Rally, Sampson State Park, Romulus, NY

Southeast Region Schedule for 2015

JAN 22-25 Florida Chautauqua Assembly's TCT Exhibit - DeFuniak Springs, FL
FEB 19-22 95th TCT Winter Convention - Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL
APR 30-May 2 TCT Panama City Beach Rally, St. Andrews State Park, Panama City, FL
SEP 10-13 2015 TCT Southern Georgia Rally, Brickyard Plantation Golf Club & RV Park, Americus, GA
OCT 23-25 Falluminum - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Campground in Hiawassee Georgia
NOV 5-8 Koreshan Homecoming Gathering - Koreshan State Historic Site, Estero, FL
DEC 3-6 Sertoma Youth Ranch Casual Meet and Greet - Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL

Mid-States Region Schedule for 2015

MAY 8-9, Spring on the Farm, Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Rochester Hills, MI
MAY 14-18 18th Annual Gathering - Camp Dearborn, Milford MI
JUN 4-7 4th Annual Hoffmaster Vintage Gathering, Muskegon MI (non TCT event)
JUN 11-14, Ohio TCT Gathering, Colonial Campground, Coshocton, Ohio
JUN 11-15 35th Annual Vicksburg Old Car Festival, Vicksburg, MI
JUN 18-21 Wizard of Oz Festivale - Ionia MI
JUL 16-21 1st Annual TCT Great River Road Vintage Rally, Illiniwek Forest Preserve Campground, Hampton IL
JUL 17-19 International TCT Trail Balloon Rally - Elora Gorge Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada
JUL 23-26 7th Annual Vintage Camper show and TCT gathering - Port Cresent State Park, Port Austin, MI
JUL 30-AUG 8 TCT U.P. Caravan - Upper Pennisula of Michigan
JUL 31-AUG 2 Classic Camper Caravan in the Park III - Wilson Park, Milan MI
AUG 1 Red Barns Spectacular Show - Gilmore Car Museum - Hickory Corners, MI
AUG 6-9 4th Annual Vintage Camper Event - Branson KOA, Branson MO
AUG 13-16 Port Sanilac Antique Boat & Vintage Show - Port Sanilac, MI
AUG 13-16 Tow Jam Music Weekend - Rapid River Campground & Cabins - 7182 US 131 Mancelona, Michigan
AUG 27-30 Retro Revival Rally - Holly, MI
SEP 24-27 Fall Gathering - Camp Deaborn, Milford, MI
OCT 9-11 Hart Gathering - John Gurney Park, Hart, MI

Rally Details

Koreshan Homecoming Gathering

When: November 5-8, 2015
Where: Koreshan State Historic Site, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928
Registration: Sold out

Tis the Season

When: December 3-6, 2015
Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602
TCT members will be greeting the Christmas Season at the Ranch
A relaxed time to meet and enjoy the beginning of the Holidays by dusting off the lights and decorations and help turn the Sertoma Youth Ranch into Santa's Workshop. All you need to do is call the Ranch @ 352-754-3082 so they will have an idea on the number that will be attending. They will collect camping fees when you arrive which will be the discounted rate of $20 for TCT members. We will probably have a potluck as the only structured activity. The Soggy Bottom Group will be at Sertoma that weekend and there will be some great music to accompany the Christmas lights provided by the campers

2016 TCT Rallies

Northwest Florida Chautauqua Assembly

When: January 28–31, 2016
Where: Lake DeFuniak – DeFuniak Springs, Florida (NW FL)
Only vintage (pre-1980) rigs will be able to attend. Electric hook ups only. Restrooms/showers are available close by. The registration fee of $40.00 will be used to cover costs.
Registration Form

97th Winter Convention

When: February 25-28, 2016
Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602
Registration Fee $150.00 per trailer for up to two adults includes three nights camping, with water and electric, pizza party, entertainment, morning coffee & breakfast treats, catered breakfast and BBQ dinner.
Registration Form
Contact: Forrest Bone -

Texas Group of Vintage Campers Tin Can Tourists Spring Rally

When: March 17-20, 2016
Where: Mill Creek Ranch Resort (2102 N. Trade Days BLVD, Canton Texas 75103) 1-903-567-6020
Hello Vintage travelers, Come join us for a fun weekend at our annual spring TCT rally. We will be in canton tx,at a great resort. The resort is well run, very clean, and is pet friendly. We will be having a pot luck dinner, a swap meet, play BINGO or Farkle(prizes awarded ), door prizes, trailer judging contest, and much more. ( )
Registration Form
Contact: Teresa Baldwin 254-210-1498/254-212-6761


When: March - Tentative
Where: Billetproof at Don Garlits Museum, Ocala Florida
More Info to come...

2016 TCT Panama City Beach Rally

Where: St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Ln, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408
When: April 28, 2016 - May 1, 2016
You may also arrive as early as you would like, nightly rate is $28.00 per night ($196.00 for a full week) . More details to come! The State Park has over 170 sites so there will be plenty of room! This year there will be a very small rally fee to cover expensive as well as Friday Night Entertainment, Rally Fee will be $10.00 per Trailer.
Contact: Tim Heintz at

TCT Celebrating Virginia's State Parks 80th Anniversary

Where: Westmoreland State Park, 1650 State Park Rd, Montross, Virginia 22520
When: June 9 - June 12, 2016
Plans are in the making for a TCT Virginia Rally! The State Department of Virginia has requested the TCT to participate in their States 80th Anniversary of the State Parks. The Rally will be held at Westmoreland State Park on the Potomac River (NE of Richmond VA). 39 Electric/Water sites have been blocked off to begin with and the state will be giving the TCT a reduced rate. More details will be coming soon, just want to post the event so everyone can plan in advance!
Contact: Tim Heintz at

BEND CLASSIC Vintage Trailer Rally

When: August 10-14, 2016
J Bar J Ranch, 62895 Hamby Road,Bend, OR
The Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally will be held at the J Bar J Ranch just East of Bend, OR. Camping will be on a grassy field with the Cascade Front in full view. There is some water and110 electric but this is a ranch and not a trailer park.
This is the same weekend as the HUGE Flashback Cruz car show in Bend. Bend is packed with places to go and things to do. Proceeds will benefit the youth programs of the ranch. It is a Tin Can Tourist rally, please come and enjoy.
Attendees will get a personalized branded permanent event nametag with preregistration, window placard and an "event" open/closed sign. $50 registration includes camping.
Contact Dal Smilie ( with questions.

OTHER Vintage Trailer Gatherings - Non TCT Gatherings

Havasu Round Up

Where: At the Rodeo Ground, Sara Park, 7260 Sara Parkway, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
When: November 5 to November 8, 2015
All vintage trailers come and join us at the Rodeo Grounds for a fun camp out, all vintage trailers welcomed, $10.00 per night camping fee, large BBQ for our group to use. Meet and greet Friday November 6, 2015, 6:00p.m. (in large building) You may bring things to sell in front of your trailer Dogs are allowed on lease at all times. Showers and restrooms are available. There are great hiking trails all around our camping area. Pot luck on Sat evening, coffee in the morning in the group area. Wear your best Western Gear for the potluck, prize for the best outfit and a prize for the best or unusual decorated trailer. Camping is $10.00 per night,, please reserve, pay when you arrive, Cherri and Mike Aiken hosts our number is (928) 505-2730


When: Feb. 4 – Feb. 7, 2016
What to expect, a gathering of vintage trailers along the beach, a potluck on Sat. evening, coffee in the morning at the group area. Meet and greet 6:00pm at the group area on Friday Feb. 5. You may bring things to sell in front of your trailer. Dogs are permitted with leash on (not on the white sand at the beach) This is a non hook up campout, dry camping, there will be a plug in to plug in cell phones, etc. Power available for medical devices, limited amount. We will have showers that are unmetered. For the hikers there is a nice hiking trail within walking distance of our camp out, with fantastic views. Cactus garden at the park. Bass fishing tournament. Sunday large swap meet near by, starts early. Nice beach walks. Fees are $18.00 per night camping, $5.00 per trailer for rally fees. please reserve, pay when you arrive. Cherri and Mike, hosts (928) 505-2730

Bodega Bay First Annual Vintage Trailer Rally

When: May 13-15, 2016
Where: Bodega Bay RV Park
Come join us for our First Annual Trailer Rally in Bodega Bay
Friday 6-7 wind chimes contest at the club house along with no host cocktail BYOB
Saturday 7-9 continental breakfast, 10-2 open house & swap meet
6-8 potluck dinner bring a side dish
Sunday 7-9 continental breakfast
Rally prices
$45 per night
$25 entry fee
$5 kids 12 and older
$5 dog fee
Contact :Robin/Kris Gutierres (510)537-1537 or (510)604-3117

9th Annual Car Show & 1st Vintage RV Rally At Meadville KOA

When: Saturday June 4, 2016 (Rain Date: Sunday June 5, 2016)
Where: Meadville KOA Campground, 25164 State Route 27, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335
Time: Car Show Registration 11-1:00, Judging 1:00 – 3:00, 3:00 Awards Presentation! Vintage RV Display from 3:30-5:30pm.
Entry Fee: None!
Description: Bring your Antique (50 years), Classic (25 years), Modern Muscle, Street Rod/Hot Rod/Rat Rod, Import or Sport Compact, or Truck to our Car Show at our Family Campground. (About 45 min South of Erie, PA & 1.5 Hr. North Of Pittsburgh Pa). See Directions!
Vintage RVs must be pre-1980 to qualify, get one night of free camping when they buy one night for displaying their RV for the 2 hour period from 3:30pm-5:30pm.
Contact Person: Robyn Chilson
Contact Phone: 814-789-3251

41st National Old Time Music Festival

When: Aug 29-Sept 4, 2016
Where: LeMars, Iowa
Seven days and ten stages with over 450 performers of old-time country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, Cajun, polka, ragtime, blues, cowboy, honky-tonk, and more including celebrities. Special RV camping $15 daily with 50/30/20 amp hook-ups firstcome/first serve. Admission $15-$20 daily, 7-day pass $75.
Contact: Bob Everhart, President NTCMA -,3562,GAC_46045,00.html

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