8 unmissable VW festivals in 2024

In part one of this series, we explored some fantastic upcoming vanlife festivals in the UK, perfect for dipping your toes into the vibrant community and enjoying the freedom of the open road. But for those who are truly bitten by the VW bug, there’s nothing quite like a dedicated VW festival.

Love Campers understand that affection for classic Volkswagens. We’re specialists in converting VW campervans. We’ve worked on every model of VW available, including the most elaborate and comprehensive conversion of the VW ID Buzz, a true passion project for us.

Whether you’re a proud owner of a lovingly restored Split Screen or a newbie dreaming of your first campervan conversion, there’s a VW festival out there waiting to be explored.

Our top VW festivals this year

Alive and V-Dubbin (Suffolk, 6-9 June 2024)

This budget-friendly festival caters to all ages, with something to keep everyone entertained. From the hilarious Noisiest Car Competition to the Anything Goes Vehicle Display, it’s a weekend filled with laughter and quirky VW creations. Imagine cruising into the festival in style with your very own Love Campers conversion, turning heads and creating lasting memories for the whole family!

Dubs at the Castle (Monmouthshire, 18-21 July 2024)

Nestled in the beautiful grounds of Caldicot Castle, this festival offers a fun-filled camping experience with live music, trade stalls, and a dedicated children’s area. The ever-popular Show ‘n Shine competition provides the perfect opportunity to admire a dazzling array of classic Volkswagens.

Dubbed Out Festival (Cheshire, 25-28 July 2024)

Dubbed Out Festival combines the thrill of classic VWs with a star-studded live music lineup featuring Toploader and East 17. After a day of exploring the show, retreat to the comfort and convenience of your Love Campers van, and then head back out to catch your favourite bands live.

Dubs South Campout (Hampshire, 26-28 July 2024)

This festival offers a perfect blend of live music, family entertainment, and of course, all things VW. Whether you’re testing your skills at the silent disco or cheering on your furry friend in the Dub Dog Competition, there’s something for everyone.

VW Festival (Leeds, 9-11 August 2024)

Billed as the UK’s largest family-friendly VW show, this event promises a full weekend of entertainment, from live music and a dedicated family tent to a bustling Show & Shine competition. Let your kids run wild in the play area while you take in the good vibes and marvel at the incredible VW displays.

Vdub at the Pub (Dorset, 16-18 August 2024)

This festival offers a quirky and relaxed experience, with activities like yoga, dodgeball, and even a cider mile. Take a dip in the pool, unwind in a hot tub, or simply soak up the atmosphere. It’s the perfect escape from the ordinary. The site even has a river where you can take to the water on your paddleboard or kayak. Elevate your camping experience with a bespoke Love Campers design, which offers off-grid convenience and luxurious comfort, letting you truly embrace the festival spirit.

Busfest (Worcestershire, 6-8 September 2024)

Calling all Transporter enthusiasts! Busfest is the world’s largest show dedicated to these iconic vehicles. It’s a haven for VW lovers, offering a vast trade village, a funfair, live entertainment, and a staggering seven stages of evening entertainment. A Love Campers van, whether a classic conversion or a modern masterpiece, would fit right in at Busfest, allowing you to explore the show in style and comfort.

VDubs in the Valley (Shropshire, 13-15 September 2024)

This family-friendly festival boasts a Mardi Gras theme this year, so get ready to dress up and embrace the carnival spirit! Enjoy live music from the 80s, 90s, and 00s, alongside a classic Show and Shine competition. With its focus on family fun, VDubs in the Valley is the perfect place to take your Love Campers van and create lasting memories with your loved ones.

We hope this list has inspired you to explore the exciting world of VW festivals this summer. With so many incredible events to choose from, there’s sure to be one that perfectly suits your style. And remember, a Love Campers van is the ultimate companion for any VW adventure, providing comfort, convenience, and a touch of personalised style. Happy festival hopping!

Feeling inspired to own your own VW campervan conversion?

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