TinyFest California 2021 was a success! 

Thanks to everyone who came out to meet tiny home  builders, talk with homeowners who have “gone tiny”, enjoyed the speaker presentations, vendor interactions, live music, entertainment, and awesome vibe at TinyFest California.  

TinyFest California

Professional Builders

Meet these amazing Tiny Home bullders! 

Leap Adaptive

Leap Adaptive designs, and builds smaller, smarter modern houses, utilizing proprietary design, and construction systems.


VanCraft campervans have covered a lot of ground and seen a lot of beautiful places over the last decade.

Tiny Mountain Houses

Let our family build a beautiful tiny house for your family.
Rectangular tiny home on wheels. The siding is a mix of cocurate metal and cedar planks.dome shaped building white on a large wood platformcomputer made drwaing of a shipping container turned into a homeexterior photo of a large horse trailers with the openings filled in with windowswhite tiny house on wheels with black shutters adn a door on the sideinside of a tiny house house all white with black appliancesa 40ft long tiny house on wheels. It's long and lean, all white with black trimA very small box looking tiny house on four small wheels with a handle to move it manually on the outsidea tiny house on wheels that has striped siding and an awning set up in front of ita metal box about the size of a shipping container being unfolded from flat pack to a box with a small crane the size of a forklifta house that looks like a shipping container with the logo for The Folding Project on the sidesmall vintage camper set up with an awning, rug, and two lawn chairs outsideexterior photo of a white camper vanTiny house on wheels with a deck that appears to be made from palletsA single slory and double story square house with flat roofinterior image of a tiny house. white walls, wood ceiling, clean lookarchitects rendition of a steel frame of a small home with the words "New steel frame product unveiling at TinyFest!"Photo of contractors up on ladders applying blue and green siding to a house
TinyFest California

Privately Owned Homes

Meet these amazing people living the Tiny Home life!!
school bus painted light blue and white

Ola The Bus

Catch some waves with Ben & Tatum on their coastal journey as they venture into affordable living as newly married high school sweethearts.
photo of a school bus turned into a camper. Painted cream./light tan and parked on on sand with blue sky above


Fezz, Squid, & Maverick just moved into their magnificent bus Goose on March 26. Welcome to Skoolie Life!
small vardo gypsy wagon pulled by an SUV

Modern Gypsy

Check out Jeremy’s small, lightweight camper caravan that feels bigger inside than out. Rustic touches and cleaver upcycling abound.
photo of a small school bus with a large solar panel on top tilted up

The Frizzle

Home to John, a traveling surgical technologist, and his two Dalmatians. Frizzle features two patio access points for the pups.
photo of a young man standing in front of the open doorway to his van playing electric guitar while in the woods

The Bog Bus

Jake, a professional musician based in San Diego, built his van for being a mobile recording studio/live outdoor venue. He tours the country, bringing outdoor rock shows to audiences across beaches, mountains, woods, and deserts. Where they go, music follows!
interior photo of a camper van with couch on the left and countertop on the right. Photo taken from the back toward the front (driving area)

Generation Wanderer

We are Faith and Shaunnan, a newly engaged couple who built out a 2005 Dodge Sprinter and continue to learn more about the freedom of this lifestyle and grow as we go!
photo of a white camper van in front of a pink sky

The Tan Van

Vanessa is a solo female traveling with her white shepheard pup, Zuma. She’s working as a graphic designer to feed her love for travel.
a young woman sitting on top of her white van as the sun sets and the sky turns a mix of dark blue & pink


Kristin travels solo full time with my two dogs, Kashi and Bear. She works as an auditor remotely and in her spare time she loves to hike and chase waterfalls.
A young couple standing in the doorway of their white camper van. Their dog is sitting in front of them in a dessert scenery.

Dixie Van Delight

Corey and Shauna and their dog, Willie Nelson, travel full time in their self converted van. Learn from them on their weekly Vidcast – US VS. THAT.
photo of a school bus with some of the letters missing on the side. It reads Stud Transport of America

A Bus Called Home

Casey is a photographer who choose nomadic life as a way to explore America and to drop the worry about the time it will take to turn around and go home.


Chek out Jarrod’s Jeep Gladiator with roof top tent and two custom pull out slides. It has a full kitchen, water, power system, seating deck, & storage.
dark gray van with sunset reflecting off of it. It has two large solar panels propped up on top of the roof


Join Erin, JoeBacon & their dog, Sir Finn, in their rebellion against & adVANtures beyond the Picket Fence.
tiny home on wheels siting in driveway hooked up and ready to be towed by a pickup truck. Home is simple design, dark gray with a white door

Gray Ghost

Wes built this DIY travel trailers in his driveway from his own design with a minimalist approach. It can be on or off grid and he didn’t have to spend an arm and leg to get it done.
a vintage tan bread truck sitting in the dessert beneath a puffy cloud sky

The Bread Truck

Paul’s tiny home looks like bread truck on the outside but on the inside it is a beautiful and spacious home. It a great stealth camper which easily blends in cities and even fits into a regular parking spot.
woman jumps for joy next to her small gray bus labeled TinyFest Express

TinyFest Express

TinyFest CEO, Renee, lives the tiny life in her converted short bus. After 4 1/2 yrs in a tiny house on wheels pulled by her truck, she nows enjoys the ease of traveling in a little skoolie.
a delivery step van painted bright green

Tiny Home Truck

Vaughn built his Tiny Home Truck in 2019 and have been living in it for about three years! He used a 2009 Workhorse W42 delivery truck to build his stylish, solar powered home in.
white campervan with two surfboards mounted on the side

Van 2.0

Greg and Jess from Drifter Journey will be celebrating our 3 year vanniversary at TinyFest. Their new van was a DIY project that has a bed lift. They also carry a motorcycle along on their adventures!
blue and white VW bug turned into a teardrop camper


Check out Sergio’s 1965 VW Bug converted into a teardrop trailer with bedroom inside and kitchen where the motor used to be. It’s definitely one of a kind!
woman sitting in a macramé sling chair hanging in the doorway of her camper van

Betty White

Jasmine built this van by herself last summer. She plans to visit every national park in the country with her dog. She works as a UX designer by day and gamer by night so she built her van with comfort and tech in mind.
camper van ready loaded and for adventure parked on a beach with the sunset in the background

Chasing Thrills

Meet Taylor and Coach Chris, Certified Personal Trainer (@MusclesOnTheMove) and their dogs at TinyFest. The family is Chasing Thrills in a T1N Sprinter.
photo of the inside of a custom built camper van

Van Jones

Marty & Spin roll around in their DIY stealth camper van, full time, acting the fool and creating the “From The Van” podcast.
photo of a former school bus turned into a camper and parked in what looks like a campground with awning and rug out and picnic table. The photo was taken at night

Woody The Bus

Johnathon is on a quest to see this beautiful country and the things that make it unique. The bus has a folding back porch that the pups sure do love.
4x4 van with big tires and solar panels on top. Looks ready for an expedition

Hurlevent Blue Ocean

Hans, a Pacific Islander who moved to the US as a teenager, lives part-time in his E350 custom DIY built & designed & part-time on his boat.
tiny house on wheels on the salts flats in Utah


Lindsay & Eric Wood have a Tiny Dream home! And, they want to help guide you toward yours!!
TinyFest California

Gain Information & Inspiration

Gain indepth information about a variety of tiny living topics, hear inspiring stories and learn through hands-on workshops. Speaker Presentations, Workshops, Q & A Sessions & Panel Discussions will be hosted onsite.