Showcasing the Outdoor Industry Hub of the East

Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 12-5pm

The Outpost 521 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC


Connect with local companies, products, and experiences.

  • Demo the latest gear + exclusive sales/discounts
  • Enjoy local food and beverages
  • Activities for the whole family

Enjoy activities for all ages and outdoor experience levels including a pop-up kids bike park, demo bike and e-bike rides, hammocking, riverboarding, and paddleboarding. Try on clothing, bags, packs, shoes, and outdoor accessories. See products launch and meet the movers and shakers of the Outdoor Industry Hub of the East right on the French Broad River in Asheville, NC.

Ride your bike to the festival on the French Broad River Greenway and check it at the Brevard Insurance Bike Valet, operated by Asheville on bikes.

Vendors from 2023 (2024 LIST COMING SOON!): Adventure Cocoon · Adventure Nerds · Alpine Towers International · Appalachian Gear Company · Appalachian Riverboard Company · Astral Designs · Blue Ridge Chair Works · Brevard Insurance · Cactus to Pine Goods · Carolina Mountain Club · Cognative MTB · ENO · Fifth Element Camping · Food For Adventures · French Broad Adventures · French Broad River Brewery · Guayaki Yerba Mate · Hellbender Paddleboards · KidCycle Club · Kimmel Benefits+ · Lawson Hammock · LightHeart Gear · Lucky Sheep · Matt & Michele Outdoors · M2S Bikes · Nantahala Outdoor Center · North State Overland · Outrider USA · Pirani Life · Pisgah Area SORBA · Prestige Subaru · Recover Brands · Second Gear · Story Skyrts · Stringbean Bags · SylvanSport · Tarpestry · Tentrax · Trekroll LLC · Trollgadda Tackle and Apparel · Tsuga · WNC: MADE X MTNS

Vendor Info/Registration

Sponsorship Information

Volunteer – It’s Fun!


Presenting Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Van Winkle Law Firm

Silver Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Asheville Adventure Company

Outdoor Business Alliance’ Get In Gear Fest is the leading Outdoor Industry demo and sales event in Western North Carolina featuring local and regional companies, gear demos, sales, music, food, and fun for the whole family.

Contact: with questions