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  • 1st October - 22nd October 2014 Alexey Vorov tries to hitchhiking around the globe in 500 hours to promote peace and hospitality. An online live tracker to follow his route is available.
  • 26th - 28th September 2014 - 1st Swiss Hitchhiking Championship, a fundraising project in collaboration with Viva con Agua. You can find further details here in german or in french. Event on FB. This event takes place in Fribourg in Switzerland, not to confound with Freiburg in Germany ;-)
  • 27th September 2014 - Inaugural Oceanian Hitchgathering in Cedar Bay, Queensland, Australia. Event on FB.
  • 18th - 21st September 2014 - 5th The Polish Hitchhikers Annual Gathering - The hitchhikers festival. We invite every hitchhiking soul willing to join us, you will not regret it. Event on FB. Place: "Stanica Harcerska Biały Brzeg" Kluczewsko, Poland. Map.
  • 6th August - 28th September 2014 - TravelMakers Project: A hitchhiking project from Berlin to Istanbul combined with street arts and raising funds for social projects. Event on FB
  • 16-30 August 2014 - Tramprennen 2014: A hitchhiking race from Würzburg to Macedonia.
  • 9 August 2014, 10.00 CET - start of the 3rd year of the Czech hitch-hiking race. We start on tube station "Zličín" in Prague at 10 o´clock in the morning. Our race leads from Prague to Gibraltar. See more on FB
  • 9 August 2014 - North American Hitchgathering in California. Bring your bathing suit! Event on FB.
  • 3 August 2014 - Hitchgathering in Albania
  • 31 July - 2 August 2014 - Hitchhiking camp on 20th Woodstock festival in Poland. Event on FB, map. Lineup and more information about this FREE festival here.
  • 17-18th July 2014 - Para-academic workshop on 'Autonomobilities' including hitch-hiking. Hitch-hikers invited to talk about hitching. Event on FB
  • 11-12 July 2014 - Pre gathering in German alps. Location will be somewhere in the Bavarian Alps, or maybe even just across the border in Austria. Event on FB
  • 4 July 2014 - Pre Hitchgathering in Lofoten, Norway Event on FB
  • 28 June 2014 - Movie screening and bonfire - a weekend gathering for hitchhikers in Hipstedt, close to Bremen.
  • 1-20 June 2014 - Alps Nomad Hack Camp. Some people are gathering to work on different projects (hitchwiki, nomadwiki, and much more) in French Alps near Mens. Every hitchhiker is welcome to pass by, camp, maybe help, and have a good time. Send an email to [email protected] if you are interested.
  • 16 June 2014 - Czech hitchhiking championship 2014: Prague - Gibraltar and back. More info on FB (only in Czech though).
  • 6-9 June 2014 - The Abgefahren e.V. Hitchhiking Championship starts in Aachen. More infos and registration.
  • 6 June 2014 - An international gathering for people who hitch their way to the football World Cup in Brazil. Event on FB.
  • 6-8 June 2014 - Hitchball 4000 - a hitchhiking competition in Finland. Event on FB.
  • 1-4 May 2014 - 7th race of the DTSG through the beautiful Franconian Switzerland in Bavaria (Germany). Duration about three days, More info here. (German)
  • 1 May 2014 - The Great Scottish Hitchhike Race. Event on FB.
  • Feb 2014 - Winter hitchgathering in Morocco . Information here and on this pad if you're interested. FB discussion.







  • 11-12 October 2008 The 3rd Edition of the Big Belgian Open Hitchhiking Contest. Short and intense, involves hitchhiking to secret location, drinking beers and camping outside. Good clean hitchhiking fun!
  • 3-5 October 2008 - The Vilnius Hitch-hiking Club celebrates it's 12th anniversary. For more information, check out their website.
  • 5–7 September 2008 - The Annual abgefahren e.V. club meeting will take place at Oberkeil close to Bayreuth. Open for everyone. Workshops, talks, etc. More info and registration here.
  • 23 August – 5 September 2008/open end - Viva con Agua hitchhiking race from Hamburg/St.Pauli to the EXPO 2008 in Saragossa with the topic Water and Sustainable Development.