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Vintage Trailer Halloween Decorations
It's time for the Annual Spooktacular Vintage Trailer Rally
The weekend before Halloween is the date of the annual Spooktacular Vintage Trailer and Teardrop Rally at the Catalina State Park in Tucson, Arizona. Since 2006, vintage trailerites and teardroppers have gathered for a howling-good weekend of fun and decorating. Yes, vintage trailer folks always decorate their trailers because there is just something special about Halloween.
These are pictures of Gail's trailer. She reigns supreme as the best of all when it comes to decorating trailers.
Virtuous Vampires? - Really? Even the reading material is appropriate
Dessert is served - Notice the boy who is eying the cupcakes
Catalina State Park - Tucson, Arizona
Spooktacular Vintage Trailer Rally
Held the week before Halloween at the Catalina State Park in Tucson, Arizona, the Rally started in 2004 in Pioneer, Arizona. The first rally only had four vintage trailers. It was held at the same time as the Bluegrass Festival and the music from all the performers was all day and all night. It was a pleasure just to sit outside the trailer and listen to the music all around. We were there several years and then moved to Catalina State Park.
Each year, it gets bigger and now we occupy the group camps. The teardrops take one side and the Vintage Trailers, the other. We eat and play together for four days. New people are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the decorations.
On Saturday, we open all the trailers for those who want to come and see the trailers. We are all showoffs and love to talk about our trailers. Most of the folks have pictures to share of the build or the restoration.
Going to give Gail a run for her money this year - I need to step up my game
All vintage trailer people have flamingos. This year we are going one step further.
These are pretty cool!
There is a cat theme going on here - Notice the jar with hairballs
No space is left undecorated - The bookshelf gets it's own decorations
Who says campers do not care about cleanliness
Decorating the trailers and letting the children treat or treat from trailer to trailer is lots of fun.
To decorate or not to decorate?
Someone always adds a rat to their potluck dish. This year I am going prepared.
I am remiss
Virginia's comment below mentioned the party lights. The campground is without electricity but vintage trailer folks are resourceful. Here is how we do the lights.
A generator not only powers the lights but also the trailer. Still, not many use generators.
Give someone a pumpkin and see what they come up with
Usually we let the kids carve the pumpkins but sometime we let the big kids in on the fun as well.