The 45th Annual Puyallup RV Show is May 2nd – 5th, 2019 at the Washington State Fair Events Center, the last big show before summer. This is the perfect opportunity to see hundreds of RVs in one location and learn more about the RV lifestyle.

What can you expect to see and do at the 2019 show? Let’s take a look.


Hundreds of New RVs at the Show

This year’s show contains 19 RV and manufactured home dealers featuring everything from a tent trailer to a vacation home for your lake property. There truly is something for every leisure need at the Puyallup RV Show. NW Green Homes has pulled out all the stops this year to bring a custom Palm Harbor Home to the show with unique upgrades throughout. This year’s show will also feature a 12ft wide Woodland Park park model. Park models are a great choice when you need something larger than an RV, but smaller than a manufactured home.


Park Model - "Woodland Park"

One of the new RV manufacturers featured at this year’s show is Black Series Campers. With over 10 years of testing in the Australian outback, Black Series Campers is excited to introduce its line of travel trailers and pop-up campers to the off-roading enthusiasts of America. You will find the Black Camper Series display next to the fountain in space RV-I at the north end of the show.


Black Series Pop-Up


Black Series Travel Trailer

Some of the returning favorites to the 2019 show:

TwinStar Credit Union has returned as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Puyallup RV Show. They will be displaying in booths # 14 & 15 (located in the ShowPlex). This year’s booth will feature a money machine. Be sure and stop by their booth and watch someone grab some cash in the money machine, say “hi” and thank them for sponsoring the show while you are there.

Food Drive - After a successful launch at the 2018 Puyallup RV Show, the “Fill the Toy Hauler” food drive will again be at the show to support our neighbors in need. In an effort to collect even more food than last year, the show has expanded the opportunities to donate.

1) You can donate non-perishable food items via collection bins at participating Pierce County businesses that are exhibiting at the show. The collection boxes are scheduled to be in place starting two weeks before the show and stay in place until the show ends on May 5th.

2) Bring a non-perishable food item to the show May 2nd – 5th and place it in the garage of the toy hauler located just inside the Blue Gate. Donated food will help fill the pantry of Pierce County’s Emergency Food Network and be distributed locally so that no person goes hungry. To enhance your donation, the shows presenting sponsor, TwinStar Credit Union, and the Puyallup RV Show will match all the food donated pound for pound. Together, let’s fill the toy hauler until it overflows!


Fill the Toyhauler!

The Used RV Corral is back featuring gently used RVs up to 12 model years old. In the corral you will find travel trailers, fifth wheels and all types of motorhomes. You will find the corral near the Extreme Scream ride (tall tower with flags atop).


Used RV Corral

The Show App continues to gain popularity at the Puyllup RV Show. The mobile app is designed to make your show experience more enjoyable. The app includes all the information you need, including: how to reach the show, the show layout, an extensive listing of the manufacturers and brands along with the dealers that carry them, a list of booth exhibitors and their location, a complete listing of the seminars with times and descriptions, contests and much more. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Buckaroo Rides - The very popular Free Pony Rides are back for the 2019 show. Our Soggy Bottom Ranch will not only be supplying well-mannered ponies for the “Buckaroo Rides” Noon – 4pm Saturday and Sunday, but they will be also bring a small pony drawn wagon for those that might not want to “saddle up”!


Free Buckaroo Rides for the Kids

Treasure Hunt - Kids 12 and under will also enjoy searching the show for 6 hidden strong boxes containing outlaw loot. Be sure to pick up a treasure map and a bag to store your treasure as you enter the show.


More Fun for the Kids

Hitching Demonstration - Travel trailers make up the majority of new RV sales today. If you are considering purchasing a travel trailer, you will probably need an equalizing hitch to safely tow it. If you are unsure of what an equalizing hitch is, what it does and how to use it then be sure to stop by the hitching demonstration at the northwest corner of the ShowPlex to learn more.


Hitching Demonstration

Seminars have proved so popular at the Puyallup RV Show, a third seminar area is being added for the 2019 show. The new seminar area will be located in the north end of the Pavilion. Click here for a list of seminars and descriptions.

Free Camping - When you purchase an RV at the show, participating dealers will provide you with a coupon for two-nights of free camping to get you started! Choose from several campgrounds in Washington State. Details provided at the exhibiting dealerships.

Win call outEnter to Win - Finally, don’t miss your chance to “Enter to Win” two MYLO folding electric scooters perfect for putting around the campground. These scooters, valued at just under $3,000, will be given away to someone entering the drawing between May 2nd and May 5th making your odds of winning better than finding a last minute campsite for the 4th of July! To enter, take the card you will be given when you enter the show to the touchscreens in the northwest corner of the ShowPlex building. Just follow the signs and look for the blue beacons. Complete rules along with alternate ways to enter can be found here.

Yum! The first 500 people through the gate Thursday and Friday will receive a coupon redeemable for a free hot fair scone!

In the next installment we will focus on the educational opportunities at the 2019 Puyallup RV Show including a totally revamped Ask the Experts display, Test Drive / Tow attraction, Pro Back Up Assist and some of the new seminar topics.

Dave Helgeson
Author: Dave Helgeson
Dave Helgeson is the MHRV Show Director. He and his wife love to travel across the west in their RV. Dave writes about all things RVing but loves to share destinations and boondocking advice.

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