RV PARKING

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RV PARKING

UPDATE FOR PEORIA: The RV parking location has been changed. It will be in Peoria Civic Center’s Marquee parking lot located on William Kumpf Blvd.

Driving Directions to new location:

From the West – Interstate 74 east to exit 92B (Glen Oak Ave / Downtown Peoria). Move to the right lane after exiting. Bear right onto NE Glendale Ave (traffic light is there). Glendale will become William Kumpf Blvd. From Kumpf turn left at John H. Gwynn Jr, then make an immediate right turn into the parking lot. Follow signs to RV parking area.

From the East ‐ Interstate 74 west to exit 93 (Adams St / Jefferson Ave). Turn left onto Monroe. Turn left on William Kumpf Blvd. Turn left on John H. Gwynn Jr, then make an immediate right turn into the parking lot. Follow signs to RV parking area.

Click here for video showing the drive to the RV parking lot from the East.

The RV Chairman is mapping the parking spaces and will be sending information shortly to campers.


 

Advance reservation for RV parking is REQUIRED at both show sites. Reservations were accepted January 15 – March 1 in the online shop on this website. No refunds after March 15.

No overnight camping is permitted in any PCC parking lot without prepaid reservation. Day parking for recreational vehicles is permitted in the Fulton parking lot only.

PEORIA

RV parking will be available March 31 – April 6 in the Peoria Civic Center Fulton parking lot for $35 per night. Note that this is not the parking lot used in 2019.

  • All vehicles parking overnight for camping MUST pay the RV parking fee.
  • NO electricity or other hookups.
  • Tank pump-out service will be offered on Thursday at an extra charge for campers needing this service.
  • Water refill service will be available Thursday and Friday.
  • Check-in will be available Sunday, March 31, but is limited to between 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm. NO ARRIVALS permitted any other time on Sunday. See below for info on a nearby campground.
    Note that the show building is closed on Sunday, March 31.
  • Check-in on Monday, April 1, will start at 8:30 am. Check-in for RVs will close at 7:00 pm on Monday & Tuesday. Please make other arrangements if you cannot arrive by 7:00 pm. See below for info on a nearby campground.
  • Campers must depart no later than Sunday, April 7, at 10:00 am.

Peoria RV Parking Rules and additional information will be included on the RV Reservations – Peoria page in the Shop.

CAMPTON HILLS

Very limited RV parking will be available with advance reservation. Fee is $25 per night.

  • RV parking is by reservation ONLY and is limited.
  • Self-contained vehicles ONLY. Building is locked overnight except in case of a weather emergency.
  • No hook-ups available.
  • RV parking will be available Wednesday, March 27 through Monday, April 1. Campers must depart no later than Tuesday morning, April 2.
  • Check-in will be available starting Wednesday, March 27, at 5:00 pm. Do not arrive prior to 5:00 on Wednesday.

Campton Hills RV Parking Rules and additional information will be included on the RV Reservations – Campton Hills page in the Shop.


Dump Stations

For campers who are headed to the Peoria Civic Center and wish to dump their tanks before arrival there:

  • Carl Spindler Campground in East Peoria. $5 fee for dump station. Fresh water is also available. This is 10 minutes east of the Peoria Civic Center. (See campground info below.)
  • Flying J Travel Center, 343 Civic Road, Lasalle, IL 61301. I-80 Exit 77 (2 miles west of I-39). $10 fee for dump station (less if you have Flying J/Pilot card). RV fuel lanes and RV parking spaces are also available. May not have potable water for filling tanks; check with store for status.
  • Love’s Travel Stop, 3020 E 8th Rd, North Utica, IL 61373. I-80 Exit 81 (3 miles east of I-39). $10 fee for dump station. No potable water for filling tanks. RV parking spaces are also available.

Campground near Peoria

For those arriving in the Peoria area before show site check-in is available, or for whose who want a campground with full services:

Carl Spindler Campground
3703 N. Main Street, East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-3549 / Email: spindler@fondulacpark.com
Campground is currently closed for winter; it will open March 1.
Distance from show site: 6 miles / 10 minutes

Carl Spindler Campground has 55 paved back-in sites with 50-amp electric and varying combinations of water and/or sewer hookups. Restrooms, showers, dump station, and laundry facility available. All sites have grass around the parking pad. Campground management expects water to be available at the sites at the time of our event. 2023 rates ranged from $26 to $30 daily or $145 to $165 weekly. Dump station is free to registered campers; $5.00 fee for non-registered campers.

(Note: committee members have camped here and were satisfied with this campground. Easy drive to show site.)