For those of you who have had enough of winter, it’s time to bring on a bit of summer in the Inland NW. The Spokane Great Outdoors and Bike Expo at the Spokane Convention Center on Feb 25-26 is the annual kickoff to the warmer season of outdoor adventures, biking, and travel. Attendees also get into the Spokane Golf Show with their ticket!
The all-indoors event brings 70+ exhibitors, including travel destinations, camper vans and adventure RVs, outdoor clubs and land management agencies, zipline companies, bike shops, races, outfitters, boat and paddlesports rental companies, fly fishing tour operators, and more. Many exhibitors have hands-on activities, prizes and giveaways going on, so be sure to hit all the booths. There’s a full bar too!
Activities include fly tying, cross-cut saw demos, a sailboat simulator, fly casting, fossil discovery, live bluegrass music demos, hourly prize drawings of thousands of dollars in outdoor gear and adventures, and presentations on outdoorsy topics ranging from the science behind the legend of Bigfoot to bikepacking, local trails and edible and medicinal plants, an e-bike show, bear safety and wildlife watching and more. Check out the full presentation and activities schedule here.
The Expo is totally kid-friendly, with marshmallow roasting and yard games in the faux indoor campground sponsored by R’nR RV Center, indoor bike riding area, kids adventure passport activity where kids and parents get prizes for completing a set of activities, and more. All kids under age 12 get in for free!
Purchase a ticket sooner than later to get your pick of multiple outdoor adventure deals for free. These deals on zipline tours, indoor climbing sessions, fly fishing trips, boat and paddleboard rentals, sailboat lessons, camper van rentals and more are valued between $15-$30 are up for grabs while they last right here.
The 2023 Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo hours are Saturday, February 25, from 9-5 p.m. and Sunday, February 26, from 10-4 p.m. Don’t forget to say hi to us at the Out There Outdoors booth! See you at the Expo!