Thank you to our vendors and to everyone who attended the 2022 Springfield RV Camping & Outdoor Show this past weekend. Plans for the 2023 show are already in the works!

See you President’s Day weekend, February 17th-20th, 2023!

 

 

Join us at the Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show

The Largest RV Show in New England!

Whether you are looking for your next RV, shopping for camping accessories, or scoping out new, exciting campgrounds or outdoor experiences, our show has something for everyone. This show brings together over 200 exhibitors including leading RV dealers, campgrounds, and specialty products in 3 heated buildings…spanning over 270,000 sq. ft.!

Admission

Adult Admission: $10
Senior (60+), DAV, Military: $8
Children 12 and Under: FREE
Parking: $5
Parking collected by Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ALWAYS!!!!! Tickets come with raffle tickets with a chance to win our

Grand Prize:

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Golf Cart donated by E W Gardner Golf Cars
Visit them in the BLC at booth number B64!

 

 

Hours

President’s Day Weekend
Friday, February 18: 4PM-8PM
Saturday, February 19: 9AM-8PM
Sunday, February 20: 9AM-6PM
Monday, February 21: 9AM-4PM

To get our special rate for the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel call 1(800)325-3535 or click here to make reservation.

 

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CAMPGROUND

Abel Mountain Campground

Aces High Campground

Acorn Acres Campground

Adventure Bound Camping Resort

Amazon Camperforce

Apple Island Resort

Ashuelot River Campground

Bluewater Hospitality

Bonnie Brae Campground

Bonny Rigg Campground

Bourne Scenic Park

Brialee Family Campground

Calef Lake Campground

Camp Coldbrook

Campground Owners of New York

Cape May County Department of Tourism

Circle C Campground Inc.

Circle CG Farm Campground

Connecticut Campground Owners

Country Aire Campground

Cozy Hills Campground

CT Family Campers & RVrs

Herkimer Diamond Mines K O A

Kampgrounds of America

Lake Pemaquid, Inc.

Lakeside Camping

Lone Oak Campsites

Loon’s Haven Family Campground

Maine Campground Owners Assoc.

Markham Meadows Campground

Martha’s Vineyard Family Campground

Mass. Assoc. of Campground Owners

Mineral Springs Family Campground

Mt. Greylock Campsite Park

New Hampshire Campground Owners Association

Niantic KOA

Northampton KOA

Oak Haven Campground LLC

Old Orchard Beach Campground

Powder Horn Family Campground

Prospect Mountain Campground

Ross Hill Campground

Running Bear Camping Area

Saco River Camping Area

Salem Farms Campground

Saratoga Escape Lodges &RV Park

Shir-Roy Camping Area

Sugar Ridge RV Village & Campground

Sunfox Campground

Sunsetview Farm Camping Area

Sutton Falls Camping Area

The Pines Campground

Village Green Campground

Wakeda Campground

Waters Edge Campground

White Pines Campsites

Wilderness Edge Campground

 

 

DEALER

All RV, Ltd

Brandon RV

Country Camper

Crowley RV

Custom Camper, Inc.

Hemlock Hill R.V. Sales, Inc.

Hi-Way Campers, Inc.

Lee’s Auto and RV Ranch

Long View RV Superstores

Mann’s RV

Miller Trailer Sales

Orchard Trailers, Inc.

Pete’s RV

Redman’s Trailer Sales

Seacoast RV Superstore

Sequoia + Salt

Tim’s RV, Inc

 

 

FOOD

A Blend Abovve

American Frozen Foods

Berkshire Mountain Gourmet/Seven Barrels

Boston Iced Teas

Crimson Lion

Gourmet Creations

Heidi Jo’s Jerky

Hills Home Market

Judecraft Specialty Foods

Pocono Pickle Guy

Pocumtuc Lodge –Western MA BSA

The Gourmet Cup Board

The Jerky Hut

The Mill Fudge Factory

The Nut Lady LLC

Valley View Acres

 

 

FREE

Caring for Kids

CCE Golf Cars

Clear Path for Veterans

Girl Scouts of Central & Western MA

NAFCA

One Call Away

Prize Area

PV8 Chapter Booth

PV8 Teen Club

Rainbow Rescue, Inc

Seminar Area

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Springfield Vet Center

Volunteer Booth

 

 

SUPPLIER

2 Sew Sew Guys

A Shopper’s Dream

AA Systems, LLC/Rainbow Systems

AirSkirts LLC

American Kitchenwares

Anderson’s Brochure Distribution Service

Beaver Camper Service

Bolton Notch RV Storage / Certified

Capitol Golf Carts

Cellular Sales New England

City Tire

Click Heaters

Colored Flames

Creations By Silver Eagle

Cutco Events

Daydream Design

Dazzling Fashions

E W Gardner Golf Cars

First American Insurance Agency

Fuller Motorhome Rentals

Greenworks – Steven Willard Inc.

Grillie

Hitch And Go Rv, LLC

Home Heat

Impeckable

Insulated Gear

In Stitches and Stuff

JRF Woodworking (OHL LLC)

Karins Kreations

Knives and Roses

Laurie’s Custom Creations

LeafFilter Home LLC

Linked Studios

Lola Soap – Organix Therapy

Long View RV Superstores

Luso Federal Credit Union

Massachusetts Motorcycle Association

My Camping Shirt

My Custom Sports Chairs

Nescor

New England RV Roof LLC – RV FlexArmor

Newoodworkz

NEWPRO Home Solutions

North Woods Moose Creations

Northeast Whitewater

PULSE CELLULAR

Quadrini-USA

Quick Survive

Reliable Products

RJ’s Outdoor Power Inc.

Rvezy

Saltbox Seasonings

Scentsational Marketing

Soldier Solutions, LLC

The Country Duckling

The Dog Bone LLC

Tupperware

Turmeric Store

Vast and Snappy

Vollara Active Pure

Waterless Toilets

Book your group rate for Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show 2022 RV, Camping & Outdoor Show 2022. Click here to make reservation or call 1(800)325-3535.

Friday Feb 18, 2022

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM:  Shriners Clowns Walk Around/Balloon Making in All Buildings

 

Saturday Feb 19, 2022

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Walk Around/Balloon Making in All Buildings

12:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Stage Show

1:30 PM: Up, Up & Away; Presented by Mad Science of Western MA

3:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Stage Show

5:00 PM: YO-YO Extravaganza- watch and learn with Eric Koloski

 

Sunday Feb 20, 2022

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Walk Around/Balloon Making in All Buildings

10:30 AM: Animal Experience with Matt Gabriel

12:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Stage Show

2:30 PM: Shriners Clowns Stage Show

4:00 PM: Reptile Presentation; Presented by Riverside Reptiles

 

Monday Feb 21, 2022

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Shriners Clowns Walk Around/Balloon Making in All Buildings

10:30 AM: The Magic of Michael Wald

12:00 PM: The Magic of Michael Wald

2:00 PM: Li-Lu the Chinese Acrobat

 

Friday Feb 18, 2022

5:30 PM:  “Quick Tips with Randy” -Presented by Randy from Pete’s RV Center

Tips and tricks to help better use and maintain their RV’s.  Discussing everything from how to properly use your fridge to towing. In this seminar Randy gets audience involved with questions and comments.  Even the seasoned camper will enjoy this fun hour of tips and tricks. He has been with Pete’s RV Center since 1999 and is currently the Director of Service for the group.

 

6:30 PM: “Camping Weather or Not: How to RV in Any Climate”-Presented by AirSkirts

AirSkirts founder Jim Phelan will discuss the ins and outs of cold weather (and hot weather) RVing and all of the considerations that go into using your RV in varied climates. Whether you simply want to extend your camping season to colder months, camp full time in cold weather, save energy, or be able to use your RV for more work / travel, this seminar is for you.

 

Saturday Feb 19, 2022

10:00 AM:  “Quick Tips with Randy” -Presented by Randy from Pete’s RV Center

Tips and tricks to help better use and maintain their RV’s.  Discussing everything from how to properly use your fridge to towing. In this seminar Randy gets audience involved with questions and comments.  Even the seasoned camper will enjoy this fun hour of tips and tricks. He has been with Pete’s RV Center since 1999 and is currently the Director of Service for the group.

 

11:30 AM: “Selecting Your New RV” -Presented By Chris Dougherty

Here Chris takes a look at all the types of RVs, and he discusses the pros and cons of each. He will talk about the importance of size in the selection process, all-season capabilities, F&I, Insurance and service plans. Chris Dougherty has been in and around the RV industry and lifestyle for 49 years, which includes over 20 years as a technician and trainer, service manager, former technical editor of Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines, 10 years as a full-time RVer, and RV lifestyle educator, presenting seminars across North America.

 

1:00 PM: “Randy’s Travel Trailer Buying Tips”-Presented by Randy from Pete’s RV Center

Randy discusses the things that are important to know when looking to purchase a travel trailer. Including towing, weights, floor plans and care. He has been with Pete’s RV Center since 1999 and is currently the Director of Service for the group.

 

2:00 PM: “Camping Safety with Your Pets” -Presented by Rainbow Rescues 

Everything you need to know about camping with your pets.  Rainbow Rescues is a foster based, volunteer run, Animal Rescue Organization with an active 501c3 status. We have a dedicated and loving group of volunteers and foster homes that allow us to do the wonderful things we do. Our goal is to ensure our pets are in happy and loving new homes that will continue to love and care for them as they deserve.

 

3:00 PM: “Everything You Need to Know About Making Money with Your RV.” -Presented by RV EZ

RVezy is like “Airbnb for RVs”. If you own a trailer or motorhome you can rent it out when you aren’t using it and make on average $1800/week. RVezy has full commercial rental insurance to cover your RV on every rental. Owners have full control of their RV rental business. Learn all about renting your RV on the #1 peer-to-peer rental platform in North America.

 

5:00 PM: “Connected RV and Mobile Networking ” -Presented by Chris Dougherty

Creating the Ultimate Connected RVing Experience – Know why to consider technology networking in your RV, learn the basics of computer and device networking in RVs, data connectivity on the road and IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity and more. Chris Dougherty has been in and around the RV industry and lifestyle for 49 years, which includes over 20 years as a technician and trainer, service manager, former technical editor of Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines, 10 years as a full-time RVer, and RV lifestyle educator, presenting seminars across North America.

 

6:30 PM: “Camping Weather or Not: How to RV in Any Climate”-Presented by AirSkirts

AirSkirts founder Jim Phelan will discuss the ins and outs of cold weather (and hot weather) RVing and all of the considerations that go into using your RV in varied climates. Whether you simply want to extend your camping season to colder months, camp full time in cold weather, save energy, or be able to use your RV for more work / travel, this seminar is for you.

 

Sunday Feb 20, 2022

11:00 AM: “Selecting Your New RV” – Presented By Chris Dougherty

Here Chris takes a look at all the types of RVs, and he discusses the pros and cons of each. He will talk about the importance of size in the selection process, all-season capabilities, F&I, Insurance and service plans. Chris Dougherty has been in and around the RV industry and lifestyle for 49 years, which includes over 20 years as a technician and trainer, service manager, former technical editor of Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines, 10 years as a full-time RVer, and RV lifestyle educator, presenting seminars across North America.

 

12:30 PM: “Everything You Need to Know About Making Money with Your RV.” -Presented by RV EZ

RVezy is like “Airbnb for RVs”. If you own a trailer or motorhome you can rent it out when you aren’t using it and make on average $1800/week. RVezy has full commercial rental insurance to cover your RV on every rental. Owners have full control of their RV rental business. Learn all about renting your RV on the #1 peer-to-peer rental platform in North America.

 

1:30 PM: “Camping Safety with Your Pets” -Presented by Rainbow Rescues

Everything you need to know about camping with your pets.  Rainbow Rescues is a foster based, volunteer run, Animal Rescue Organization with an active 501c3 status. We have a dedicated and loving group of volunteers and foster homes that allow us to do the wonderful things we do. Our goal is to ensure our pets are in happy and loving new homes that will continue to love and care for them as they deserve.

 

3:30 PM: “Connected RV and Mobile Networking ” – Presented by Chris Dougherty

Creating the Ultimate Connected RVing Experience – Know why to consider technology networking in your RV, learn the basics of computer and device networking in RVs, data connectivity on the road and IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity and more. Chris Dougherty has been in and around the RV industry and lifestyle for 49 years, which includes over 20 years as a technician and trainer, service manager, former technical editor of Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines, 10 years as a full-time RVer, and RV lifestyle educator, presenting seminars across North America.

 

Monday Feb 21, 2022

11:30 AM: “Everything You Need to Know About Making Money with Your RV.” -Presented by RV EZ

RVezy is like “Airbnb for RVs”. If you own a trailer or motorhome you can rent it out when you aren’t using it and make on average $1800/week. RVezy has full commercial rental insurance to cover your RV on every rental. Owners have full control of their RV rental business. Learn all about renting your RV on the #1 peer-to-peer rental platform in North America.

 

1:00 PM: “Our Three-Month Cross Country RV Journey” -Brian and Dawn Massa The Savvy-traveler

Brian and Dawn Massa traveled to the Pacific Northwest in the summer of 2019, during this trip they learned about Van Life and their interest in RV travel was sparked. During their three-month cross-country trip, they drove 11,000 miles driving through 19 states visiting 12 National Parks. Join them as they share their journey and pictures of their travels.

Grand Prize:

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Golf Cart

Donated by E W Gardner Golf Cars
Visit them in the BLC at booth number B64!

 

Click here to to see all prizes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my pet?

While we love animals, pets are not allowed at the show.

 

Are wheelchairs available?

Yes, a limited number of free wheelchairs are available on a first come first serve basis. Wheelchairs are normally available in all three buildings at the show office near door 7 in the BLC, the Volunteer Booth in the Young and from the show office in the Mallary Complex.

A valid driver’s license or ID will be required. We do not rent scooters or other motorized assistance vehicles.

 

Are the buildings handicap accessible?

Yes.

 

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available at the show. Ticket booths are located at the Better Living Center door 8, and in front of the Big E Souvenir Building. Click here to see a map of the show ticket booths.

Your ticket is good for 1 day, whichever day you choose to attend. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

 

How much does it cost to park?

The Eastern States Exposition collects $5.00 per vehicle.

 

Do you accept credit cards at the show?

Yes, at all ticket booths.

 

Is there an ATM?

Yes, there is an ATM located outside door 8 at the Better Living Center. If you need cash while inside the show, there are additional ATM’s in the Young Building and the Mallary Complex.

 

What discounts do you offer?

Seniors, Military, and DAV can purchase a ticket for $8.00 at the show.

 

What age is considered a senior?

A senior is age 60 and older.

 

What if I lose something?

Lost and found is located at the BLC office, Mallary office or the Volunteer booth in the Young building.

 

Can I purchase a meal or snacks?

Yes, the Eastern States Exposition has food vendors in each building independent from our show.

 

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About Us

Since 1962, the Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show has been produced by the members of Pioneer Valley Chapter 8 (PV8) of NAFCA. Our members volunteer their time to set up and create this Show – a Show for campers, by campers!
What started in just one building has expanded into 3 buildings with over 270,000 sq ft of exhibitor space! The Show runs every February during President’s Day Weekend at the Eastern State Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The show takes place in 3 heated buildings – the Better Living Center, the Young Building, and the Mallary Complex. With over 200 exhibitors for you to visit, it is a great way to shake off cabin fever and enjoy a day with family and friends!

 

In addition to our large variety of exhibitors, we have seminars and family entertainment scheduled throughout the weekend—there’s something for everyone! See our seminars and schedules. Additional entertainment and activities will be available.

 

Plan a day of one-stop shopping! Explore new campgrounds, check out the newest RVs and camping equipment, plan an outdoor adventure, shop for a new accessory of your RV—or have fun trying out some of the latest gadgets! Take the time to attend a seminar—and bring the kids to watch one of our amazing entertainers! There’s something for everyone throughout the entire weekend!

Our Club

Pioneer Valley Chapter 8 (PV8) of the North American Family Camper’s Association (NAFCA) is a club of more than 150 families that share a common interest in camping. Our club isn’t just about camping. In addition to several campouts a year, we also host numerous adult, teen, children and family events throughout the year. Monthly meetings are held at our hall in Granby, Massachusetts.

 

We welcome you to visit our PV8 Chapter Booth in the Mallary Complex for more information about our Club; or click here to learn more.

About Us

Since 1962, the Springfield RV, Camping & Outdoor Show has been produced by the members of Pioneer Valley Chapter 8 (PV8) of NAFCA. Our members volunteer their time to set up and create this Show—a Show for campers, by campers!
What started in just one building has expanded into 3 buildings with over 270,000 sq ft of exhibitor space! The Show runs every February during President’s Day Weekend at the Eastern State Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The show takes place in 3 heated buildings—the Better Living Center, the Young Building, and the Mallary Complex. With over 200 exhibitors for you to visit, it is a great way to shake off cabin fever and enjoy a day with family and friends!

 

In addition to our large variety of exhibitors, we have seminars and family entertainment scheduled throughout the weekend – there’s something for everyone!

 

Plan a day of one-stop shopping! Explore new campgrounds, check out the newest RVs and camping equipment, plan an outdoor adventure, shop for a new accessory of your RV—or have fun trying out some of the latest gadgets! Take the time to attend a seminar—and bring the kids to watch one of our amazing entertainers! There’s something for everyone throughout the entire weekend!

Our Club

Pioneer Valley Chapter 8 (PV8) of the North American Family Camper’s Association (NAFCA) is a club of more than 150 families that share a common interest in camping. Our club isn’t just about camping. In addition to several campouts a year, we also host numerous adult, teen, children and family events throughout the year. Monthly meetings are held at our hall in Granby, Massachusetts.

 

We welcome you to visit our PV8 Chapter Booth in the Better Living Center for more information about our Club; or click here to learn more.

    Vendors and attendees who have questions, comments, or concerns can reach out by mail, phone, and e-mail.

     

    Mail: PO BOX 2701 SPRINGFIELD, MA 01101

     

    Phone: (413) 781-CAMP (2267)

     

    Fax: (413) 642-0324

     

    E-mail: CHAIRMAN@SPRINGFIELDRVCAMPINGSHOW.COM

    The Springfield RV, Camping, & Outdoor Show is hosted by Pioneer Valley Chapter 8 of the North American Family Campers Association