RV Trade Shows in 2023 and 2024

Looking to join the world of RVing? Hoping to upgrade to a new rig? Just want to add some new tech to your current set up? Deciding what kind of RV and RV gadgets to buy can be incredibly overwhelming. This is where RV shows come into play.

Every year, there are dozens of RV shows all across the country. We love these events because they give us a chance to see all the latest and greatest rigs, play with cool RV gadgets, and spend time in a variety of different RVs to get a feel for what we might like to buy. Dealers are on hand with info on each new RV, and we can ask any questions we might have. 

Yep, if you are wanting to buy an RV or upgrade gadgets in your current rig, these events are for you. Fortunately, the wait doesn’t have to be long now because a variety of RV trade shows are just around the corner. 

2023 Hershey RV Show

Ever wondered which state holds the title for the largest RV show? A hint? It’s now in its 54th annual year. The answer is the state of Pennsylvania. Hershey, PA to be exact. 

The annual Hershey America’s Largest RV Show has more than 1,500 RVs on display and is THE event not to miss. Browse everything from next year’s RV models, newest upgrades, hottest accessories, best campgrounds and vacation destinations as well as insurance for your new RV purchase.

Spread out over an area of more than one million square feet, this location is perfect to view and compare all the different manufacturers, models and RV types. The event is open to the public for five days and this annual show has an attendance record of nearly 60,000.

Other Amazing RV Shows

If you won’t be near the Hershey RV show, don’t worry! There are plenty of smaller RV shows throughout the country as well. Any of the shows below will give you a similar experience, so you can check out what’s new in the world of RVing. 

  • Jacksonville, Florida is holding their RV show February 8-11, 2024. Leashed pets are welcome and parking is free. 2023’s show recorded attendance at 7,725 visitors
  • The Kansas City RV Show is set for January 25-28, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri. Motor homes, motor coaches, 5th wheels and pop-up campers will be on display during this three-day event.
  • Charleston RV & Camping Show will have displays, seminars and entertainment during their three-day event, set for February 9-11, 2024.
  • The Annual Chicago RV & Camping Show is scheduled to have a number of dealerships on hand during the Midwest’s largest RV show and super sale. Browse all the hottest 2024 models and floorplans and stop by the campground related booths as well. This event will be held in Rosemont, Illinois, from February 15-18, 2024. 

These four examples are just a dip in the bucket when it comes to scheduled RV shows. There are shows available in most states at different times all throughout the year, meaning you’re sure to find something near you. 

Be Sure to Enter to Win

Keep in mind, going to RV trade shows can be more than educational. They can be fun, and sometimes they can earn you a winning ticket. 

RV trade shows love raffles and the more times you provide your name and number to the dealership booths, the more likely your odds of winning the grand prize. As an example, Jacksonville’s RV show is giving away one $250 gift card each day of their exhibit.


As you can see, RV shows are a wonderful way to dive into the RV lifestyle. They allow you to get a feel for the RVs you might like to own, see what options you have for updating your current RV, win prizes, and make connections with other RVers and professionals in the RV world. 

Why not attend one of the many RV shows across the country to see how much fun you can have?

About Debra Pamplin

Since 2007, Debra Pamplin has worn her freelancing hat proudly. Though she has written about music and RV topics over the years, travel writing has always been her priority. Since the beginning of her career, she has had many articles published on a variety of topics. Websites such as USA Today Travel, Coldwell Banker and NerdWallet.com have published her stories. Her byline has appeared in numerous print publications and popular websites over the years. https://www.clippings.me/debrapamplin

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