RVing isn’t just a verb—it’s a lifestyle. It’s one of the best ways to see the natural beauty of the United States in comfort.
And whether you’ve been practicing this lifestyle for years or are just getting ready to purchase your own recreational vehicle, going to an RV show or expo is a great way to learn and meet others in the RV industry and community.
There are many shows for RV owners around the country throughout the year that serve different regions of the U.S., and you’re sure to find one that has what you need.
The top 6 RV events in 2023
Here are the top shows to check out this year.
- Northern Colorado RV and Outdoor Show | February 23-25, 2023
The Ranch Events Complex, Loveland, CO
Explore indoor and outdoor displays at the Northern Colorado RV & Outdoor Show, with motorhomes, pop-up campers, travel trailers, ATVs and other equipment. Whether you’re looking to buy an RV, need material for an upcoming hunting or camping expedition or just want to do something fun with your family, there’s something for you.
- Charleston RV Show | March 17-19, 2023
North Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, SC
Check out the nation’s top manufacturers at the Charleston RV Show, serving the Charleston and Savannah markets. Road trip in style and comfort with the latest models and accessories—and by learning the hottest trends in the RVing world with educational seminars.
- Midwest RV Super Show & Sale | August, 2023
As the site for the Midwest RV Super Show & Sale says, this expo is where “the past meets the present.” Inside the new facility, you can check out the RV/MH Hall of Fame museum—free with admission—then head outside to browse the newest models for sale.
- America’s Largest RV Show | September 13-17, 2023
Giant Center, Hershey, PA
America’s Largest RV Show® stays true to its name, with more than 1,300 RVs on display. Even spending all four days walking the show floor, you may not get to them all! Enthusiasts of all levels, from novice to seasoned, can also attend seminars about safety, maintenance, RV accessories and appliances and more.
- Southwest RV Supershow | September
Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX
Serious about buying a new RV? The Southwest RV Supershow boasts great deals on affordable, modern RVs decked out with the latest technology. Plus, learn how to make the most of your recreational vehicle and all its features by attending one of many seminars hosted throughout the show.
- Portland Metro Dealers RV Show | November 10-13, 2023
Portland Expo Center, Portland, OR
The mission of the Portland Metro Dealers RV Show is to provide consumers with quality outdoor products and experiences and increase exposure to the RV lifestyle. Whether you want to road trip solo or pack up the whole family, have a relaxing vacation or see all the sights, you’ll find the information and products you need here.
FAQs About RV Shows in 2023:
Where are the largest RV shows?
The largest RV shows in the United States include:
- RV SuperShow in Tampa, FL
- America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, PA
- St. Paul RV Supershow in St. Paul, MN
- Midwest RV Supershow in Elkhart, IN
What are the benefits of attending an RV show?
RV shows are a great way to explore the latest models and accessories. Not only can you see RVs, but you can also get inside and look around before making a purchase decision. Other benefits include:
- Meeting local RV dealers
- Learning about different types of recreational vehicles (motorhomes, coaches, fifth-wheel trailers, pop-up campers, etc.) and which fits your needs
- Getting exclusive discounts from vendors and manufacturers
- Discovering new camping and outdoors technology and tools
- Enjoying a day surrounded by others who share your interests
- For new RV enthusiasts, meet people who share the same interest.
What time of year is best to buy an RV?
Head to a dealership in peak summer and you’ll likely find an extensive inventory—but typically, also a higher price tag. The off-season (late fall and winter) is the best time of year to buy an RV at a lower price. Since fewer people are thinking about RV road trips during this period, competition is lower. And you may even find a great deal on a new ride.
Will RV prices go down in 2023?
Prices depend on the brand and type of RV you’re looking for:
- Class A and Class B motorhomes
- Camper trailer
- Travel trailer
- Popup camper
- Fifth-wheel trailer
- Truck camper
It’s difficult to say for certain whether prices will decrease this year, but with demand lowering and supply rising throughout 2022, prices began dropping at the end of the year. That, coupled with the rise in interest rates, it seems possible that prices will remain lower than average in 2023. Keep interest rates in mind when considering a purchase, as this will influence your loan payments over time.
Need to ship your RV?
It may seem strange but shipping an RV is not only possible; it’s relatively common. After all, those living the RV life want to save the miles on their new vehicle for traveling and not waste them getting it home.
But you’ll want to use an experienced auto transport company to handle the haul. For more than 15 years, Montway Auto Transport has helped people all over the country ship all kinds of vehicles: cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and—you guessed it—RVs. RVs are handled by our specialty vehicles team and are quoted individually, taking size, weight, location and transport date into account.
Learn more about Montway’s RV shipping or speak with one of our shipping advisors at 888-666-8929.