Overland Expo East

OCTOBER 8-10, 2021 // FRI 9-5 | SAT 8-5 | SUN 8-3
Oak Ridge Estates, ARRINGTON, VIRGINIA

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THE WORLD'S PREMIER OVERLANDING EVENT SERIES

Comes to Arrington, VA

Overland Expo® is the premier overlanding event series in the world—no other event offers the scope of classes taught by the world’s leading experts alongside a professional-level trade show that brings together all the camping and vehicle and motorcycle equipment and services you need to Get Outfitted. Get Trained. Get Inspired. Get Going.

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CAMPING

On-site rustic camping in an open, grassy field surrounded by trees. 

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EXHIBITors

200+ exhibitors of Overland, Adventure Travel, Outdoor, Camping & Motorcycle Gear & Equipment

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EDUCATION

Prepare for your adventure with 175+ specialized classes, slideshows, demos, & activities.

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COMMUNITY

Join 1,000s of overlanders from around the world during the day and stay for happy hour, the evening film festival, charity raffles, and parties. 

LOCATED IN THE SCENIC BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

Overland Expo EAST 2021 is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains near George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, and Shenandoah National Park. The region has a lot to offer, so we’ve included suggestions for the greater region.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS YEAR

No other event features a gathering of so many overland legends, authors, and experts. Overland Expo EAST offers more than 300 session-hours of incredible programs—that’s 150+ different classes, slideshows, demonstrations, and activities—brought to you by 100+ instructors and presenters from around the world.

EVENT SCHEDULE — OVERLAND EXPO 2021 EAST

Friday, October 8, 2021

9am-5pm: Show Hours

  • 200+ Exhibitors
  • Educational Programming
  • Harley-Davidson Pan America Ride Demo
  • RB Components Oasis Bar & Food Court
  • Roundtable Discussions in the REDARC Pavilion
  • Motorcycle Industry Council’s Intro To Riding Demo

5pm-7pm: Happy Hour

7pm-8pm: Overland Expo Foundation charity raffle in the Winnebago Theater

8pm-10pm:  Yakima presents the Overland Expo Film Festival

Saturday, October 9, 2021

8am-5pm: Show Hours

  • 200+ Exhibitors
  • Educational Programming
  • Harley-Davidson Pan America Ride Demo
  • RB Components Oasis Bar & Food Court
  • Roundtable Discussions in the REDARC Pavilion
  • Motorcycle Industry Council’s Intro To Riding Demo

4pm: Moto Slow Race

5pm-7pm: Happy Hour

7pm-9pm: Rider Justice Moto Party + Raffle 

8pm-10pm:  Yakima presents the Overland Expo Film Festival

Sunday, October 10, 2021

8am-3pm: Show Hours

  • 200+ Exhibitors
  • Educational Programming
  • Harley-Davidson Pan America Ride Demo
  • RB Components Oasis Bar & Food Court
  • Roundtable Discussions in the REDARC Pavilion
  • Motorcycle Industry Council’s Intro To Riding Demo

10am: Overland Experience Moto Celebration of Skills

Photo by Zach Elseman

EXPERIENCE TRAINING

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EXPERT PRESENTERS

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ATTENDEE ACTIVITIES

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Overland Preparedness

ADV MOTO ACTIVITIES

MOTO VENDOR VILLAGE, RIDER TRAINING, CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

Whether you’re training for an international moto adventure or staying local and just want to come out and play in the dirt, we have something for everyone.

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BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

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Warn
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WAYS You Can ATTEND & PARTICIPATE:

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ATTENDEES

Want to see what Overland Expo is all about? Check out your options—everything from general admission day passes to class-taking packages for the entire weekend. Bring the whole family!

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EXHIBITORS

Are you part of an overland-related business and want to exhibit at Overland Expo? Find out more about displaying and/or selling products.

Exhibit →

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INSTRUCTORS

Would you like to teach a skill to other overlanders? Present a slideshow about your latest travels? Join the teaching team.

Instruct →

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VOLUNTEERS

Do you want to help out during the event or give us a hand with set up either before or after the show? Come be a part of making the event happen and join our volunteer team!

Volunteer →

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SHOWCASE & DIY

Do you have an interesting rig you want to be highlighted in our Showcase & DIY Vehicle Area? A panel of Overland Expo judges will be curating a limited selection of vehicles.

Showcase →

THE WORLD IS OUT THERE GO SEE IT!

Join attendees from all over the world at this year’s Overland Expo East in Arrington, VA.

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