MV Events

Arizona, January 27 – 28, 2018: The 27th Annual Arizona Military Vehicle Show, hosted by the Arizona Military Vehicle Collectors Club at Diablo Stadium, 2200 W Alameda Dr., Tempe, AZ. Includes military vehicles from World War I through modern conflicts. Free to display a military vehicle. Includes swap meet containing military vehicle parts and militaria. Contact: Alan Thurston; (602) 791-5235 or visit www.armytrucks.org.

Florida, February 21 – 25, 2018: Southern Outpost Winter Rally and Swap Meet, sponsored by the MVPA’s First Florida Chapter, at Renninger’s Antique Center and Flea Market, 20651 US Highway 441, Mt. Dora, FL 32757. WWII Armor, Reenactments and weapons demonstrations, swap meet, camping on site, and hotels nearby. Contact: (904) 276-1418 vendors, (352) 383-8393 for camping, or visit: www.flmvpa.org.

Pennsylvania, March 3, 2018: Annual REDBALL Military Transport Winter Swap Meet at Mt Bethel Volunteer Fire Co, Mt Bethel, PA (NEW LOCATION). Tables full of Militaria & Military Vehicle items + refreshments & low admission fee. Show: 9am-5pm. Vendor setup: March 2, 2018, 9am-5pm. Contact: Jim Gilmore, jgilmore@ptd.net, or visit: www.redballonline.org.

New Hampshire, March 18, 2018: Military Flea Market hosted by the Merrimack Valley Military Vehicle Collectors at the Milford Army National Guard Armory, Milford, NH. Admission: $5.00 for adults; active Military, Scouts and children under 12 are free! Vendors contact: Jim Miller; (603) 225-5746, jhm49@hotmail.com. For complete information visit: www.mvmvc.org.

California, March 24, 2018: Airshow 2018 at the Riverside Airport, Riverside, CA from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Join the Inland Empire MVPA with or without your HMV! Aerobatics, war birds, and home-built fly-ins are all part of the day’s events. Admission is free, parking is $10 per car. Vendors contact: (951) 351-6113 or visit: www.riversideairshow.com.

New Jersey, April 21 – 22, 2018: 17th Annual Military Vehicle Show and Swap Meet hosted by the Military Transport Association at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd., Augusta, NJ 07822. Saturday 8:00 – 6:00, Sunday 8:00 – 3:00, admission $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for active duty and retired military with ID, children 12 & under free! Vehicles, displays, re-enactors, camping and more. No live firearms or ammo. Contact: Fred Schlesinger; (908) 617-5066, spaces@mtaswapmeet.com or visit: www.mtaswapmeet.com.

California April 24 – 29, 2018: Camp Petaluma, the largest annual military vehicle gathering and swap meet in the West. Formerly Camp Delta Spring Meet. San Francisco/North Petaluma KOA, 20 Rainsville Road. Note new week. No vending fee but vendors must rent a campsite or cabin. MV excursion(s), party, ladies trip to town. Camping: Joann; (408) 238-8277, mamalesser@yahoo.com. Important info to be published on www.MVCCNews.net.

Maryland, May 10 – 12, 2018: 45th Annual East Coast Military Vehicle Rally and Huge Militaria Flea Market at Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium, Exit 85 on I-95. Free admission, public is welcome. Historic military vehicles, swap meet, militaria, re-enactors, music and more. For information visit: www.washingtonbluegray.com. Registration after 5 January 2018 at wacbgmvt@yahoo.com or 800-730-6621.

Ohio, May 18 – 20, 2018: The Findlay Show ~ 31st Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St. Findlay, OH. Honoring Vietnam Veterans and recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. involvement in the war. Daily admission is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children 6 – 17, no charge children under six. A great time for the entire family. Contact: John Cheney II; (416) 349-4795, m2hbcrazy@yahoo.com or visit: www.findlaymilitaryshow.org.

Kentucky, June 14 – 16, 2018: 43rd Annual International MVPA Convention, hosted by the KILROY Group at the Kentucky Expo Center. See future issues of Supply Line, and the website for updated information. Request your vacation time now!

Idaho, June 23 – 24, 2018: Idaho Military Vehicle Preservation Association Annual Military Show and Swap Meet, hosted by the High Desert Harley Davidson and the IMVPA at 2310 E Cinema Dr., Meridian, ID. Free admission, free vendor spaces (hurry, space is limited), food, drinks, and a great time! Contact: Wayne Butterfield; (208) 412-5653, Wayne@herititagewifi.com, or visit: www.idahomvpa.org.

Pennsylvania, July 21 & 22, 2018: Berwick WWII Weekend, hosted by the Stuart Tank Memorial Association. Includes Allied/Axis encampments, military flea market, and daily convoys through Berwick, PA. Free event, and free to display a WWII military vehicle. Registration required, opens in May. Contact: Kristen Bogash; (570) 956-3630, kristen.bogash@gmail.com, or visit www.facebook.com/stuarttankmemorialassociation.

California September 18 – 23, 2018: Camp Delta at Tower Park, second largest annual military vehicle gathering and swap meet in the West. Tower Park Resort, 14900 W. Hwy 12, Lodi. No vendor fees, but must rent campsite or cabin. No fees for MV registration, day visitors, or parking. Hotels 6 miles east. Full RV hookups, but tents are allowed. Food in camp, plus restaurant, bar, and store on-site. Camping: Jo-Ann; (408) 238-8277, mamalesser@yahoo.com or visit: www.MVCCNews.net.

Missouri, September 28 – October 7, 2018: “Show Me” Missouri 2 Convoy. Begins and ends at the Auto World Museum in Fulton. This 660-mile round-trip will wind the back roads, including portions of Old Route 66, through Missouri’s Wine Country, the scenic Mark Twain National Forest, and Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Highlights: Museum of Missouri Military History, National Churchill Museum, Daniel Boone Home, and Meramec Caverns. Limit 25 vehicles. Contact Terry at halftrackjohns@att.net.