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Vendors galore, Events galore, and a million people flooding into the MAIN EVENT Showplace for the 2017 season!!!

Start your New Year off with the largest gathering in the country. Quartzsite, AZ and the MAIN EVENT Showplace providing your family with memories that last a lifetime!!

Camp at the MAIN EVENT grounds, enjoy the entertainment and learn why the UTV off road enthusiast's fill up the local La Paz Valley with over 50,000 UTV's every winter. Over 4300 acres and 2500 miles of trails are available to you and your family in La Paz County.

Quartzsite, AZ Home of the world's largest flea market and known too many as the world's largest parking lot is again on the Map with the Re-Birth of the World Famous MAIN EVENT Showplace. Howard & Marilyn Armstrong began promoting the MAIN EVENT in the 1960's growing to 125 acres of Show's, Events and 800 Vendors. Vendors were represented from all 50 states and many from other countries.

Recently the MAIN EVENT Showplace was sold by a developer to a local promoter with a focus again as the Nation's largest Swap Meet and most Popular OHV destination in the country.

Visit for the day or camp for as long as your heart desires. Either way, you and your family will enjoy the MAIN EVENT Showplace along with the local Town of Quartzsite and surrounding La Paz Valley.

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Upcoming Events

November 12 - 13, 2016
Off Road Intro to La Paz Valley Expo
AZOP Offroad Racers Appreciation Party
Offroad Jamboree 42 Mile Loop

November 18 - 20, 2016
Arizona Peace Trail - Quartzsite to Yuma Trail Run

December 2 - 4, 2016
Arizona Peace Trail - Yuma to Quartzsite Trail Run

December 30, 2016 - January 1, 2017
New Year's Eve Celebration at MAIN EVENT
15 minute Fireworks Show
Outwest UTV Prerun

January 1 - 31, 2017
Ferris Wheel

January 1 - 29, 2017
Nightly Fireworks Light Show

January 12 - 14, 2017
Arizona Peace Trail - Kingman to Quartzsite Trail Run

January 13 - 25, 2017
Art & Gem Show

January 13 - 22, 2017
RC Planes

January 21 - 22, 2017
Outwest Balloon Fest & Sky Lantern Festival

January 23 - February 1, 2017
La Paz Valley UTV Rally, Expo and Races

January 23 - 29, 2017
Steam & Gas Engine Show

January 27 - 29, 2017
"Valley of Fire" Fireworks Show
Outwest Food Fest & $50,000 BBQ Competition
Car Show

January 27 - 28, 2017
Food Truck Music Festival

February 10 - 12, 2017
Arizona Peace Trail - Quartzsite to Kingman Trail Run

February 18 - 19, 2017
Outwest Off Road Show and UTV Rally

January 13 - 22, 2018
Out West RV Show