Outdoor Market offers a unique setting for guests to get hands-on experience with gear from top brands in the outdoor industry. Guests will have the opportunity to demo bikes, trail running shoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and more at the Whitewater Center. During the festival, guests can also participate in group rides, trail runs, clinics, paddle sessions, and yoga practices.
- Dates: Friday, October 11th – Sunday, October 13th, 2019
- Price: Free
The 2019 Outdoor Market schedule continues to grow. Last year featured over 40 clinics and workshops.
*Select clinics and demos have spatial limitations or registration requirements.
Demo the latest and greatest outdoor gear at Outdoor Market. Available equipment includes mountain bikes, trail runners, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards.
The Outdoor Market exhibitor list includes industry leaders across multiple disciplines.
Biking exhibitors include Bikin’ Dads Adventures, Boyd Cycling, Charlotte Cycles, Giordana Cycling, Jamis Bikes, Kenda Tire, Kish Fabrication, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Shimano, Smith, Specialized Bicycles Components, The Drop, Velofix, and Yakima Products.
Lifestyle exhibitors include Backcountry & Beyond, B-LINE Natural Energy, Camp Gladiator, Carolina Thread Trail, Catawba RiverKeeper Foundation, Charlotte Outdoor Alliance, Gnarcissist Sunglasses, Kelty, KOALA BOTTLE, Pocket Disc, Revolution Balance Boards, Ski Country Outdoors, Sun and Ski, and VanDoIt.
Running and climbing exhibitors include Petzl and Salomon.
Paddling exhibitors include Dagger Kayaks, Hala Gear, LiquidLogic, NRS, and SouthernWood Paddle Company.
If you are interested in exhibiting at Outdoor Market, please complete an online application below.