Event Schedule

2019

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March 13 – 18: Refugio State Beach Bouchard Group Campsite
25 Airstreams—
Dry camping with restrooms & showers on site.
Hosts: Nancy & Michael Jackson; Pamela & Dennis Pall; Kay & Ken Hoevel

Refugio State Beach is a protected state beach park located 20 miles west of Santa Barbara. It offers excellent coastal fishing as well as trails and picnic sites. Palm trees near Refugio Creek give a distinctive look to the beach and camping area. Swimming, surfing and kayaking are among the many things that make this one of the most popular campgrounds on the central coast.

Last day for cancellations: March 1st

This event is waitlist only. Please contact Pamela Pall at Events.GLAAC@gmail.com to be placed on the list.
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April 11 – 15: Chino Hills State Park–“Event Fee Free” for Members & Affiliates
Reserve your campsite at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time on October 11, 2018 at https://www.reservecalifornia.com/CaliforniaWebHome/
Dry camping experience with restrooms & showers on site.
Hosts: Phil & Carol Grisotti  Co-hosts: Jim & Alexandra Stears

Chino Hills State Park is unique in that it provides refuge for both biodiversity and solitude to the visitors who enjoy their outdoor experiences. There is no other location in the LA Basin where people can drive a short distance and be swept away with scenic vistas, hike, bike, or ride a horse on over 90 miles of trails; this is a hiker/biker paradise! At 14,102 acres, the park is managed as an open space habitat where all plant and animal life are protected.

Last day for cancellations: February 28th
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May 8 – 13: Bluegrass Festival & Buddy Rally!
V6 Ranch in Parkfield on Mother’s Day Weekend
Buddy Rally—Bring Your Family & Friends To Join You (Airstreamers & Non-Airstreamers)!
Dry camping experience with restrooms & showers on site.
No Host Event.

Every Mother’s day weekend this quiet town’s population leaps from a mere 18 people to over a thousand bluegrass pickers, pluckers, and fun-loving fans. For nearly 2 decades, music fans have savored the natural beauty and peaceful ambiance of the Parkfield Bluegrass Festival. At the Parkfield Bluegrass Festival Live bands play all day on a cozy stage and at night fans enjoy late night set’s in the Parkfield Cafe. Meanwhile back in the campground there are jam sessions galore along with time to “hang” with your Airstreaming and Non-Airstreaming friends and family.

For more information about the Bluegrass Festival and to obtain tickets go to https://parkfieldbluegrass.org/.

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May 21 – 28: Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop—Mule Days on Memorial Day Weekend.
15 dry camping sites reserved with water and honey wagons available for a fee.
Hosts: Paula & Steve Hammer  Co-hosts: Marion & Don Kuhns

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of this one of a kind celebration of the American Mule! Bishop Mule Days Celebration is tough to explain if you’ve never attended…it’s part serious competition, part wild-west show and ALL fun for everyone! This year’s event will feature exciting arena shows, country western concerts, BBQ’s and of course the Main Street Parade.

Tickets for the shows and concerts go on sale on February 1st at 12:01 am and will sell out within a few days!  So purchase your tickets by clicking on the following link: https://muledays.org/

Sorry this event is full! Please contact Pamela Pall at (805) 235-2809 or Events.GLAAC@gmail.com to be placed on the Wait List.

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May 28 – June 2: Alumapalooza 10, Jackson Center, Ohio

Alumapalooza® is an annual event held at the Airstream, Inc. factory in Jackson Center, Ohio! Produced with the support of Airstream, Inc., Airstream Life magazine, and other sponsors, it is five days of Airstream fun. There are 50 factory sites still available but they will sell out. (For an additional $35 you may arrive at Alumapalooza on Friday, May 24th to dry camp and avoid the holiday traffic! For more information: http://alumapalooza.com/
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July 11 – 15: Jalama Beach County Park, Santa Barbara County
Reserve your campsite at midnight Pacific Time on January 10, 2019 at https://www.countyofsb.org/parks/jalama.sbc
Electric and water sites are available along with dry camping.
No host event.

Jalama Beach County Park maintains 107 campsites, all overlooking the ocean or beachfront. Each site has a picnic table and BBQ pit, with hot showers, restrooms and water nearby. 31 sites offer electrical hookups, and dump stations are available. And don’t forget to try the famous Jalama Burger which can only be purchased at the Jalama Beach Store. This campground fills quickly so get on-line early!

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July 20 – 27: 62nd WBCCI International Rally at Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Virginia

The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Virginia, is rich in history and an adaptable event space. Located just minutes from Richmond and Fredericksburg, an easy drive from Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach and a straight shot from the D.C. area,

Thoroughbred racing legend Secretariat was born here in 1970. Three years later he blazed his way into Triple Crown history. Today his birthplace is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.

Since then, The Meadow has transformed from a family farm to a multi-purpose venue that is home to the State Fair of Virginia and other notable events. The 331-acre property features a mixture of original structures and newly constructed facilities.

Make your reservations at https://doswell.wbcci.net/
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August 15 – 19: Morro Bay State Park
Reserve your site at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time on February 15, 2019 at https://www.reservecalifornia.com/CaliforniaWebHome/
Electric & water sites available along with dry camping.
No host event.

Morro Bay State Park features lagoon and natural bay habitat. The bay’s most prominent landmark is Morro Rock. The park has opportunities for sailing, fishing, hiking, and bird watching. The park museum has exhibits that cover natural features and cultural history, Native American life, geology, and oceanography. The park also has a colorful marina and an 18-hole public golf course. On the bay’s northeast edge is a pristine saltwater marsh that supports a thriving bird population.
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September 12 – 16: 1st Annual San Diego Bayfair Joint Rally
Hosts: San Diego Airstream Club—Abe & Veronica Hernandez
Co-hosts: South Coast, Greater Los Angeles & Las Vegas Airstream Clubs
Unlimited campsites available. Dry camping with honey wagon and fresh water provided.

Over the years, more than 5 million people have enjoyed the races on Mission Bay. Bayfair has grown from just a hydroplane race in 1964 to an event that featured drag boats, international competitors, live music and aerial demonstrations. Boat-racing tours including Formula One tunnel boats, Grand Prix West, P1 USA, Pacific Offshore Powerboat Racing Association and various semi-professional classes have competed at Bayfair.

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October 4 – 8: International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reserve in January at https://balloonfiestarally.wbcci.net/

Each October the skies of Albuquerque are filled with hundreds of colorful hot air balloons while shiny silver trailers sparkle below them. The Balloon Fiesta National Rally provides Airstreamers a front row seat to the world’s largest ballooning event. The rally takes place over the first weekend of the 9 day event. You can sip coffee at sunrise outside of your Airstream or admire a glorious sunset while balloons fly directly overhead—all in the comfort of your traveling home.

This Event is Full. No Wait List Available.
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October 9 -13: Bakersfield RV Resort, Bakersfield
Hosts: Region 12 Event. Full hook-up sites.

Bakersfield’s Premier RV park provides easy freeway access and a central Bakersfield location. Luxury, style, and comfort combine to make this the ideal stop for a group rally such as ours, with exceptional amenities and superior customer service. Also enjoy the onsite restaurant, Crest Bar & Grill, during your stay.
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November 14 -18: Cava Robles RV Resort, Paso Robles
15 full hook-up sites reserved.
Hosts & Co-hosts needed.

Built for relaxation, Cava Robles is the peak destination for RV camping in California. This signature resort is nestled in the Paso Robles wine region, near the Pacific coast. Cava Robles boasts numerous amenities, including pools, spas, fire pits, a wellness center, and dog parks.
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December 12 -15: Emerald Desert RV Resort, Palm Desert–“Event Fee Free” for Members & Affiliates
GLAAC’s Annual Holiday Party. 25 full hook-up sites.
Hosts & Co-hosts needed.

Emerald Desert, located on 33 picturesque acres, is just minutes from all of the fun of Palm Desert.  Cool off in the sparkling pool and spa, perfect your game on the putting green or driving range, and even let your furry friends run around the fenced-in dog parks. This is our annual holiday party that is filled with great food, caroling, steal-a-gift, and great times around the campfire!

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Looking Ahead to 2020!

Where does your wanderlust take you? Where are those special places you revisit? Suggestions? Please share your favorites, or places on your wish list, on the GLAAC Facebook page, or contact our Event Chair, Pamela Pall, at Events.GLAAC@gmail.com

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