Built to Last

We are a van outfit company that specializes in customized camper vans for adventure seekers that want to live life outside of the box.

Van Meet Up and BBQ

Saturday, June 3rd @ 4pm

Join us for a Van Meet Up and BBQ! Bring your camper van or come for inspiration! There will be free food and beverages, as well as fellow van lifers and like-minded people. Dogs are always welcome! At 5:00pm, we will be doing a short tour of the Freedom Vans workshop and a Q&A session. Hope to see you there!

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