CA: Pismo Coast Village RV Resort to host vintage trailer rally May 16-19

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PISMO BEACH, Calif. — A vintage trailer rally is set to take place May 16 to 19 at Pismo Coast Village RV Resort.

“We’ll have over 300 vintage trailers along with their owners,” said Jay Jamison, general manager of the resort, which has hosted the annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally for the past 11 years.

The highlight of the weekend is the open house and swap meet, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The event is open to the public.

The rally features restored travel trailers from the 1930s to the 1970s as well as unique special edition trailers. Many of the vintage trailer owners tow their units with beautiful vintage vehicles with matching color schemes.

“You’ll see Hudson, Ford and Chevy Pickups as well as Willys Wagons and Woody Wagons,” Jamison said, adding, “All the units will be decorated inside and out in vintage décor as the owners celebrate trailers built between 1930 and 1979. Awards will be given based on people’s choice ballots and we encourage visitors to vote for their favorite units.”

Resort guests and the public are welcome to join the fun and tour the units during the open house at no charge. However, anyone who is not a registered guest should park outside the resort and walk to the event as parking is not available on site.

Rally participants have planned activities such as a Friday afternoon bowling tournament, a Friday night “Trailer Crawl,” and a pancake breakfast Saturday morning. Other activities include a “Trailer Trash” Bash Potluck and a pajama bicycle ride around the resort.

SOURCE: Pismo Coast Village RV Resort press release

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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