This Summer’s Jeep Events in Florida and Abroad
Jeep enthusiasts will be busy this summer with a variety of Jeep events that will take place in Florida and across the nation. With events beginning in only a couple weeks, it’s time for owners to do their usual tuneups and spring cleaning of their off-road and daily driver Jeeps. Below are a couple of the major local and nationwide events hosted by Jeep and Jeep enthusiasts from May to August.
Go Topless Day
May 14, various locations nationwide and in Florida
Go Topless Day is a spring tradition for Jeep owners to celebrate the warm weather and the sense of fun and adventure that comes with owning a Jeep. Jeep dealerships and off-road clubs will participate with picnics, trail runs, convoys, trail clean-ups, parades, beach parties, and other social events. This year’s Florida locations include the cities of Chipley, Caloosa and Yulee.
Jeepin’ Beach Jam
May 11-15, Panama City, FL
Hundreds of Jeep owners, enthusiasts and club members will gather in Panama City Beach for the 5-day Jeepin’ Beach Jam. The family oriented event is one of the top Jeep events in the southeastern United States and will include several Jeep vendors, concerts, a Jeep Kids Zone, a 5K run and a Low Level Playground for Jeeps and a Poker Run held on the beach. Guests with extreme Jeeps will be able to test out their vehicle on the Excursion set that will span 55 acres on the beach.
Orlando Truck and Jeep Fest
Aug. 20-21 in Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
The Orlando Truck and Jeep Fest is the last location of the Truck and Jeep Fest tour across the U.S. Held at Orlando’s main convention center, the two-day event will include tons of vendors offering factory-direct pricing, hourly giveaways, custom trucks and Jeeps, product demonstrations and installation discounts. Admission is free.
Men’s World Surf League Summer Competitions
Jeep is an official sponsor of the World Surf League Pro Championship tour, which is a series of surfing competitions held throughout the year at various locations across the world. This summer’s men’s competitions include the Fiji Pro in Fiji, J-Bay Open in South Africa, Billabong Pro Tahiti in French Polynesia and the Hurley Pro at Trestles in California. The current male surfer in first place on the Jeep Leaderboard is Matt Wilkinson (AUS). At the end of the year, the first place male and female surfers each win a Jeep.
Jeep Summer Concert Series at Red Rocks Amphitheater
Various Dates, Denver, CO
This year is the sixth year that Jeep has been the official automotive sponsor of the Jeep Summer Concert Series at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, which is the only naturally occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheatre in the world. Each summer Red Rocks hosts tons of bands and performers across all music genres. This summer’s lineup includes performances by The Avett Brothers, STS9, LCD Soundsystem, and of course, the usual jam bands like Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident and Umphrey’s McGee.