Category Archive: Festivals and money making

Oct 02

You never know what you’ll see

The whole rig is covered in paintings. The more you look, the more you see!

This “modified” Class C was set up across from us at a show this summer. Wow. The fellow who drives this did all the artwork/painting himself. He is from Canada and sets up at shows all across the country. You might see him at a festival some time. His rig is hard to miss!

Oct 11

The Route 127 yard sale

The Route 127 yard sale starts in Michigan and ends up in Alabama! This four day, 600 plus mile long event each August sees thousands of “yard sales” set up in the homes of ordinary folks, parking lots and just about anywhere you can find to set up a table or two or even a tarp on …

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Oct 10

Another cheap camping festival

Hideout on a level grassy area, sales canopy on the gravel path.

The Annie Oakley Festival was over, and our next event was going to be two weeks away in the same location. Would we travel during that time frame or would we stay and camp at the site? I spoke with a fellow vendor who had a food concession trailer set up at the Annie Oakley …

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Oct 09

Made some money at the Annie Oakley Festival

This foursome really entertained the crowd with their oldies but goodies.

Our first festival after we went full time in our RV was the Annie Oakley Festival in Greenville Ohio. Planning on making some money, we had reserved a vendor spot at this event long before we knew when our house would sell. As it turned out, we closed on the sale of the house on a …

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Oct 09

Paying for our full time RV travel

A 10 day festival with our old Starcraft hybrid. See the two EZ-UP shelters with drop down sides.

We make money as we travel by setting up as vendors at festivals and selling various items. Our first cross country trek as full timers took us from central Indiana to Seattle. This trip’s money came from the proceeds of a four week circuit of festivals we ran in Ohio and Indiana in July and …

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