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Taos Vanlife Gathering

Hi Everybody! 
Kit Whistler of Idle Theory Bus here. My partner JR and I are so excited to team up with Vanlife Diaries for a kid and dog-friendly vanlife gathering in beautiful Taos, New Mexico! We're combining our passions to create an incredible camp-out filled with community and tiny living and general all-around fun.

About the Gathering
This gathering will be a two-night campout on the property of the gorgeous Hotel Luna Mystica in Taos, New Mexico. Camping will be next door to the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership , and tucked into a sage mesa at the base the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Together, we’ll gather for a weekend outdoors sharing music and food, stories and tiny home tours.

About Us, your Hosts
JR and I have been traveling the backroads of the U.S. since 2012, practicing what we call our “Idle Theory,” or time spent doing nothing. In the past 7 years, we have watched the vanlife movement spread from a small corner of the underground to a wider uprising of curious beings searching for an alternative to the insanity of the modern world. We’re excited to host this event and bring together deep thoughts and true community in the high mesas of Taos.

Ticket Prices:
$50 per person (children under 16 are free)


This is an all-inclusive event and we invite everyone to attend. Vans, buses, trucks, cars, motorbikes, swags, RVs, and bikes are welcome! Bring what ya got, and be prepared for three days of fun! The only requirement is that you pack a wide-open mind, a burning passion for alternative ways of living, and a desire to meet a whole lot of interesting people.

Your Ticket Gives Back 
To keep the vibes high and contribute to the local land, a portion of each ticket will be donated to Conservation Lands, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect, restore and expand the national conservation lands through education, advocacy and partnership.

Location Info
Bathrooms and showers on site. Wi-Fi access available. Location DOES NOT have Electric on site. Off-grid electric setups are welcome, but NO GENERATORS PLEASE. Water available on site. We encourage you to also bring enough water and food for the weekend. Pack it in, pack it out.

Stay tuned for our schedule of events and sponsorship partners

There are no cancellations, refunds, or exchanges on any order for any reason once it has been submitted to us. If you are no longer interested in attending the event or using the tickets you originally purchased, we welcome you to list your unwanted tickets for sale on the Vanlife Diaries Social Forum.