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, and giveaways
  • Enjoy local food and beverages
  • Activities for the whole family

Enjoy activities for all ages and outdoor experience levels including a pop-up bike park, hammocking, fly casting, and more. 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 Explore Asheville Bike Valet, operated by Asheville on Bikes.

2024 GIGF Vendor Registration is Full

To join the waitlist, email:

2024 Vendors: Adventure Nerds · Allen Stahl + Kilbourne · Alpine Towers International · American Backcountry · Appalachian Riverboard Company · Appalachian Wildlife Refuge · ARCA Works, LLC · Astral · Blue Ridge Hiking Company · Brevard Insurance · Cactus to Pine Goods · Cane Creek Cycling Components · CarCamp · Carolina Climbers Coalition · Catalyst Sports · Chosen River Outfitters · Crystal Creek Gear · DeFeet International · ENO · Expedition Recovery, LLC · Falcon Expeditions · Fifth Element Camping · Food For Adventures · Foothills Gear Garage · Fox Mountain Guides · Headwaters Outfitters · LightHeart Gear · Lucky Crow Hat Company · MADE X MTNS · McHone Performance Training · MountainTrue · Nantahala Outdoor Center · Ortho Dog · Outrider USA · Pirani · Prestige Subaru · Rainy Pass Repair · Recover Brands · riverskate · Run2Run LLC · Second Gear · Stringbean Bags · SylvanSport · Tentrax · Trail 2 Table Outdoor Catering · Trekroll LLC · Trollgadda Tackle and Apparel · Waypoint Adventure · Western Carolina University Educational Outreach · Wrong Way Campground

Vendor Info/Registration

Sponsorship Information

Volunteer – It’s Fun!

Receive a custom Outdoor Business Alliance hat made by Lucky Crow Hat Company and a beverage ticket as a thank you from the OBA


Presenting Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Van Winkle Law Firm

Silver Sponsors

First Bank

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