presented by
Diamond Brand Outdoors and Frugal Backpacker

FREE OUTDOOR EXPO // TOP OUTDOOR RECREATION BRANDS // LIVE MUSIC // FAMILY ADVENTURE ZONE // COUPONS & GIVEAWAYS

 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 .:. NOON-4:00 P.M. .:. SALVAGE STATION

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Part music festival and part outdoor expo, the Asheville Outdoor Show brings the latest trends in recreation and finest outdoor innovators known for quality, variety, and uniqueness directly to consumers who live in the outdoor playground of the mountains of North Carolina. BIG changes are coming to this one-of-a-kind community driven event celebrating all things outdoors in 2018! There will still be plenty of local gear makers and national innovators, but you’ll find more diverse offerings of interactive demos, educational workshops, and informative speakers.

This year’s keynote will be delivered by Teresa Baker, Founder of the African-American Parks & Nature Experience.

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Local Gear Makers

  • Astral, Diamond Brand Gear, ENO, Flying Pig Free Gear Repair, Fox + Fir Design, Hurricane Kayaks, liquidlogic Kayaks, Native Watercraft, NIVO Outdoors, Pisgah Map Company, SylvanSport, and Watershed

Local Nonprofits and Community Partners

  • Camp Cedar Cliff, Carolina Mountain Club, Cataloochee Ski Area, Chimney Rock State Park, Conserving Carolina, Friends of the Smokies, Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont, MountainTrue, Navitat Canopy Adventures, North Carolina Outward Bound School, Outdoor Industry Business Pitch Competition 2018, and WNC Nature Center

National Brands

  • Big Agnes, Bison Designs, Columbia, Cotopaxi, Crazy Creek, Deuter, Dex Shell, Exped, Flowfold, Free Fly, GearAid, GoPure Pod, Gregory, Howler Bros., Hydrapak, KEEN Footwear, Kelty, La Sportiva, LEKI, LivinLifeMan, LOLE, Marmot, Meridian Line, Merrell, Mountain Khakis, Mystery Ranch, Oboz, Outdoor Research, Point 6, prAna, Sherpa Adventure Gear, Stonewear Designs, Sunday Afternoons, Teva, Thule, Toad&Co, TravelChair, and Wigwam

Salvage Station is located on 468 Riverside Drive in Asheville’s River Arts District.

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