If you’re into boats, RVs, motorcycles and just about any other method of enjoying the great outdoors, there are two expos taking place in Arizona that you’ll want to check out: Arizona International Sportsmen’s Boat & RV Expo and Overland Expo West.
Arizona International Sportsmen’s Boat & RV Expo, March 21 to March 24, WestWorld of Scottsdale
The International Sportsmen’s Expositions (ISE) and GS Media & Events (GS Events) are combining forces to expand the Arizona International Sportsmen’s Boat & RV Expo. UISE will focus on the outdoor and boat exhibits and activities, while GS Events will manage the huge RV portion. of the expo.)
The 2019 expo will feature RV and marine dealers from Arizona and the Southwest, along with more than 200 companies occupying indoor and outdoor exhibits. Seminars and special show features will entertain and educate attendees who want to improve their outdoor skills and research and book an adventure in the United States and overseas. Test-drive courses will allow attendees to ride-and-drive the latest trucks and offroad vehicles, in addition to recreational vehicles.
Overland Expo West, May 17 to May 19, Flagstaff’s Fort Tuthill County Park
Overland Expo West is being called “Coachella for outdoor enthusiasts.” It is the region’s premier annual event for adventure travel lovers and more than 20,000 are expected at the three-day event. In addition to a chance to tour, test and explore expedition and all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and more, attendees will find demonstrations, outdoor education opportunities, the latest and greatest in camping and adventure gear.
This year marks the expo’s 10th anniversary, and event organizers have enhanced the visitor experience in honor of the occasion. For the first time, a beer garden and fire pit lounge area will makes its debut, and guests will also find new driving events and training courses replicating real off-road conditions in one single, centralized area where they can test and tune the latest equipment and gear from hundreds of exhibitors. Day pass and weekend pass/camping opportunities are available and reservable online.