Are you curious about tiny living? Or are you a fired-up enthusiast? Either way, you should definitely attend one or more of the upcoming tiny home festivals, happening now through mid-June. From the southeast to the northwest, there are several events planned this Spring that showcase the many modalities of tiny living, from van life, bus life to tiny houses of all styles and designs.
Portland, 4/27-4/28 and Atlanta, 6/1-6/2
The Great American Tiny House Show presents the latest trends in tiny living in an expo format. Tour tiny and modular structures on display, alongside exhibits on building materials, etc. Learn from expert speakers, and explore options on real estate developments for alternative housing locations around the United States.
The tiny house village exhibit is back for the fourth time! It's part of the world's largest Earth Day event, EarthX in Dallas, Texas. Tour a cozy village display with four DIY tiny homes. Admission is free, both for the expo and tiny village.
Buildings contribute to about 1/3 of greenhouse gas emissions. Living small means living more sustainably. Tour tiny homes and learn more about this popular lifestyle.
Don't miss the DIY Tiny House Panel Discussion on Sunday at 3:30pm!
For its fourth-annual tiny house festival, Tiny House Atlanta is back with new location in the heart of Atlanta. The Atlantic Station is a sprawling eclectic, cityscape shopping experience. It is the ideal backdrop for the landscaped pop-up pocket neighborhood to be on display, which will showcase how tiny homes can be used as urban infill.
Tour 20+ tiny structures of all kinds and learn about the many benefits of micro-living with an impressive, well-rounded list of expert speakers. Also, sign-up for in-depth planning and hands-on building workshops.
Whether you are ready to downsize or just reorganize, this fun outdoor event is sure to inspire!
Kids under 12 are free. Additionally, if you bring your mom for a Mother's Day outing, and she'll get in for free. Use discount code: MOM
The United Tiny House Association is bringing its for-charity tiny living festival back to Tennessee, and this time in the center of Nashville at the Nissan Stadium. Tour tiny houses, skoolies, gypsy wagons, yurts, and many other styles of the tiny living lifestyle. Listen to some of the top speakers in the tiny house movement.
Enjoy a weekend of music, food, drink, entertainment, and inspiration!
The third annual TinyFest Midwest event is back, and this time in Louisburg, Kansas. Bring your family and friends to tour houses of all shapes, sizes and styles. Experience a wide variety of speakers and vendors who will guide you to minimize your clutter, debt, and carbon footprint.
Bringing together like-minded Midwesterners who value the ideals behind building small and living large!
The first-ever Outer Banks Tiny Home Festival is presented by the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and the Tiny House NC organization. Tour tiny houses by the seaside, as well as hear from several great speakers. Additionally, enjoy entertainment, a beer garden and food trucks.
The Outer Banks is yet another resort beach area that has recently experienced housing shortages and inflated prices. This event aims to get the attention of policymakers and visitors alike and show how tiny living can make for BIG SUMMER FUN!
— Andrew Odom, founder of Tiny r(E)volution and Tiny House NC
An exciting new event is coming to Oakridge, Oregon. It's a tiny fair showcasing school bus tiny homes; presented by Bus Life Adventure. Join them for a full day of tours, good food and great times. For the full community experience, camp out!
Enjoy camping at the venue with other like minded bus / van converters, truck camping gurus, tent pitchers and tipi dwellers. Or heck, throw the bedroll out under the stars of the Cascades.
Vanlife Diaries + The Van Project are partnering to host the first annual Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering. It's an epic off grid camp-out with van tours, music, food and community in beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho.
No van required. Bring what you’ve got: tent, bike, car, van, skoolie, etc. As long as you’re able to boondock or off-grid camp you’re welcome!
Stay tuned for the summer festival edition!
by Alexis Stephens, Tiny House Blog contributor