Spirit of the Road 2020
Spirit of the Road 2020 is all about connecting with fellow RVers for five amazing fun-filled days in beautiful Florida. Meetup with old friends and make new ones, enjoy live music and dancing every night, attend master classes, shop the vendor booths, kayak on the Suwannee River, enjoy world class entertainment... and so much more!
spend an intimate evening with cast members of the new TV show, “The RVers”
airing on the discovery channel and pbs beginning november, 2019!
The RV geeks
Peter & John co-host one of YouTube’s most popular channels about RVing, The RV Geeks. Full-timers since 2003, they specialize in Do-It-Yourself and How-To videos, helping fellow RVers learn to manage, maintain, repair, and upgrade the systems on their own RVs.
Mortons On The Move
Tom & Caitlin left their jobs, sold their house and possessions, and hit the road in 2015 giving up the stationary life for one where they are constantly on the move. Since then they’ve learned a lot about what they want to focus on in their lives and in their work.
Live Music, Nightly Dancing & Fire Central
We're Going All out with the Entertainment at Spirit of the Road 2020!
There will be something for everyone, but most of all, you'll have a great time and make a ton of new friends. The Music Hall will host LIVE music and dancing each night with a full bar and table service. For those that crave a more quiet and intimate gathering place, Fire Central will host Charlie Smith's Fire Sculptures each night. Master Classes will be delivered by some extraordinary and gifted presenters during the day, along with discussion groups, seminars, demonstrations and some great vendors. There will also be free Ice cream from 11-4pm, every day, for everyone. (Yay!)
Our featured concert entertainment is Tracy Grammer. We are proud to bring one of contemporary folk music's most beloved artists to Spirit of the Road 2020!
LIVE In Concert
“Tracy is a brilliant artist… Her voice is distinctive and beautiful, as is her mastery over the instruments she plays.” – JOAN BAEZ
TRACY GRAMMER is one of contemporary folk music’s most beloved artists. Renowned for her pure, emotive vocals, perfectly intoned violin, and guitar playing that is by turns percussive and delicate, Grammer is also a gifted storyteller whose incantations add a rare mixture of vulnerability, intimacy, and hard-won insight to her performances. As one fan puts it, “With Tracy, it’s never just about the music; it’s a soul journey.” And what a journey it has been. We are excited to bring you Tracy Grammer in concert!
big Evening Gatherings - Every Night!
These one-of-a-kind hand forged giant fire sculptures are exquisitely beautiful in their design and function. They were built to create a soft place to land at the end of a fun-filled day to visit with friends. The “Firebirds” will be filled with wood at dusk every night. The steel becomes so hot that they begins to glow and can warm the large crowd around them so we can gather together comfortably throughout the evening.
We are extremely honored and fortunate to have our dear friend and artist, Charlie Blackcat Smith, bring these exquisite works of art of his to our event. Charlie, along with his Sparceland Studios crew give us an amazing gift at The Spirit Of The Road. They bring the gift of a warmth and an inviting place for all of us to gather …every night. Thank you Charlie and crew!
Live Music and Dancing
live music and dancing - Every Night!
Master Classes by Our Featured Speakers
Spirit of the Road is proud to be offering Master Classes from at least 2 notable experts in their field.
Master Class: The Philosophy of Nomadic Living
We are deeply honored and fortunate to have Bob Wells join all of us at Spirit of the Road 2020. Bob is the celebrated founder of the very popular: Cheap RV Living website and is also the founder of their world renown annual event, The Rubber Tramp Rendezvous which has spawned a movement of nomadic lifestyle seekers. Bob also is the co-founder of the non-profit, Homes on Wheels Alliance.
“I’m an introvert,” he said softly. “You’re an introvert. So what are we doing here?” (Mr. Wells nodded and asked all the introverts in the crowd to raise their hands. Mostly everyone did). “Good question,” Mr. Wells said. “Why have we driven thousands of miles to be together? It’s because we need each other so much. Even the most introverted of us knows that. We’re looking for like-minded people who will let us be our authentic selves. Together, at a distance. Humans are funny things. Don’t worry. You’ll be alone again soon.” - Quote from a recent New York Times Article
3-Part Master Class on All Things Regarding RV Electrical Systems
Mike Sokol is an RVers dream information resource when it comes to understanding RV electrical issues. He has taught hundreds of seminars around the country on a variety of technologies including RV electrical safety. Mike has the ability to teach in a way that is fun and informative, but also can deliver this complicated yet important information in a way that is easy for everyone to understand!
At the last Spirit Of The Road Rally, the response was so overwhelming regarding Mike’s seminar on RV electrical systems, we have invited him to return to deliver to our attendees a 3 part Master Class on “All Things Regarding RV Electrical Systems”
additional speakers, list of vendors, discussion groups, and seminars will be posted soon!
We will be posting a detailed schedule of events as we get closer to the event - Stay tuned!