The Best Family Camping Festivals for 2024 [don’t miss out]

Whether your taking your motorhome, campervan, caravan or tent to a family camping festival for the first time or umpteenth time, we are bringing you the best family camping festivals that 2024 has to offer.

We have curated everything from the small and intimate, to the large, sprawling music tastic family camping festivals every member of the family is sure to enjoy. All the best family camping festivals can be found on our What’s On page. We are constantly adding to the list so bookmark it and check back often. If you’d like your event listed drop us a message.

Family camping festivals are all about that fresh air, fun, music, friends, family, stalls, sun, stars and more.

family camping festivals

As 2024 gets underway, let’s get the family road trip calendar out and start planning your family camping festivals, where music, nature, and family activities blend seamlessly under the open sky where the most amazing memories will be made.

Family Camping Festivals

Whether you’re a seasoned camper in your trusty tent, a campervan enthusiast, or a motorhome and caravan lover, this year promises a great line up of family camping festivals across the UK that cater to every taste and age.

From the gorgeous hills of the countryside to the serene lakeside settings, our guide to Family Camping Festivals 2024 is your ticket to a year packed with fun, laughter, and memories to cherish forever.

Last update on 2024-07-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Here are 6 family friendly festivals to consider in 2024


  • Where: Chester Racecourse
  • When: 28th March – 1st April
  • Summary: Celebrating its 13th year, Camperfest at Chester Racecourse combines a unique camping experience with the UK’s largest Easter Food and Drink Festival. Enjoy a variety of food and drink options, free kids’ cooking classes, adult cooking sessions, and exclusive camper activities like movies and a dedicated bar.

Vanlife Festival (West Mid Showground)

  • Where: The West Mid Showground, Shrewsbury
  • When: 31st May – 2nd June 2024
  • Summary: A sell-out event in the vanlife community offering a space for vanlifers to exhibit their self-builds, share adventures, and impart knowledge. The festival includes workshops, travel talks, YouTubers, live music, and a range of family-friendly activities.

Vanlife Fest (Scampston Hall)

  • Where: Scampston Hall, North Yorkshire
  • When: 21st-23rd June 2024
  • Summary: A relaxed festival focusing on campervans and family fun. Features live music, a trade village with campervan accessories and crafts, a variety of activities for kids, street food stalls, bars, and a new Coffee Club for VanLife community discussions.

Last update on 2024-07-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


  • Where: Weston Park, Shifnal
  • When: 5th – 7th July 2024
  • Summary: A must-visit event for VW enthusiasts, celebrating Volkswagen vehicles from classic models to the latest. Offers a family-friendly atmosphere with various activities, live music, and a space for community engagement and feedback.

Dubbed Out Festival

  • Where: Royal Cheshire Showground
  • When: 25th – 28th July
  • Summary: A family-friendly festival with a focus on the VW community, featuring big top tents, live bands, DJs, food, bars, and activities for kids. It’s a gathering for VW fans to share experiences, get advice, and enjoy a community-centric atmosphere.

Motorhome and Caravan Show 2024

  • Where: NEC Birmingham
  • When: 15th – 20th October
  • Summary: The UK’s biggest leisure vehicle show, showcasing a vast range of campervans, motorhomes, and caravans from major UK and European manufacturers. Includes a variety of models to explore, campsites and holiday parks information, and is an ideal event for those curious about the campervan and caravan lifestyle.

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So, grab your road trip planner, and let’s get planning your family camping 2024 adventures.

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