Trek Bike Demos

Trek Bike Demos

Trek Bicycle Roanoke is the newest bike shop to call Roanoke home. Stop by the Trek tents to meet the staff and test ride the newest Trek models. Be one of the first to ride the new Trek Fuel ExE...

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Demo Pool, presented by Freedom First

Demo Pool, presented by Freedom First

  • Oct 14th: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Oct 15th: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Freedom First Demo Pool is your opportunity to try out kayaks, canoes, and Stand Up Paddleboards from several different vendors. Always a Go Fest favorite! Be sure to bring a towel and stop by the Freedom First tent for...

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Cardinal Bicycle Mountain Bike Ride with Fox Racing

Cardinal Bicycle Mountain Bike Ride with Fox Racing

  • Oct 16th: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Cardinal Bicycle, Roanoke's local independent bike retailer, at GO Fest for a fun mountain bike ride. The ride will start and end at our festival booth in the bike village near the Patrick Henry Building on Jefferson. The ride...

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Mill Mountain MTB Shuttle

Mill Mountain MTB Shuttle

  • Oct 15th: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Catch a ride to the top of Mill Mountain so you can enjoy Roanoke's favorite in-town mountain trails. Shuttles will run on the half hour on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and will drop off near...

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First Aid and Plant Identification

First Aid and Plant Identification

  • Oct 15th: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn important outdoor skills like how to treat injuries and recognize plant life around you with The Humble Hustle's first aid and plant identification demonstrations.

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Birding Demonstrations

Birding Demonstrations

  • Oct 15th: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get a look into the wonderful world of wildlife with the Humble Hustle Outdoor Culture birding and fishing demonstrations. Birding will be in the Outdoor Culture area, Fishing will take place at the Orvis Casting Pond.

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Cardinal Bicycle Go Fest Gravel Ride with Wahoo

Cardinal Bicycle Go Fest Gravel Ride with Wahoo

  • Oct 15th: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Cardinal Bicycle, Roanoke's local independent bike retailer, at GO Fest for a gravel ride. The ride will start and end at our festival booth in the bike village near the Patrick Henry Building on Jefferson. The gravel ride will...

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Leave No Trace Activity: Would you drink it?

Leave No Trace Activity: Would you drink it?

  • Oct 16th: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Bodies of water might seem impervious to human activity, but the choices we make can have profound impacts on water quality and on aquatic life. Join Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team members Elena & Jesse for engaging discussion and activities...

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RV Set Up and Breakdown Demo

RV Set Up and Breakdown Demo

  • Oct 15th: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Earl B Hunter Jr. from Black Folks Camp Too to learn all about setting up a recreational vehicle. RV camping is a great way to experience the outdoors.

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Fishing Demonstrations

Fishing Demonstrations

  • Oct 15th: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get a look into the wonderful world of wildlife with the Humble Hustle Outdoor Culture birding and fishing demonstrations. Birding will be in the Outdoor Culture area, Fishing will take place at the Orvis Casting Pond.

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Outdoor Culture

Outdoor Culture

We are launching our Outdoor Culture Experience at GO Fest downtown this year. This is a popular neighborhood event that the organization does with our Humble Hikes Outdoor Recreation program. We will be curating a 3 day experience for all...

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Renew & Restore Wellness

Renew & Restore Wellness

Come try out our Normatec compression therapy. Joint pain or other aches? Local cryotherapy! Too much fun last night? Try an iv hangover treatment. Notmatec and cryotherapy are free, IV treatment is available for purchase.

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Bike Tour to Grandin Village Farmers Market

  • Oct 15th: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Local Environmental Agriculture Project (LEAP), partnering with Cardinal Bicycle and Ride Solutions, will meet at GO Fest at 9:30 am on Saturday, Oct. 15 for a guided ride from downtown, stopping at Morningside Community Garden, then the Grandin Village Farmers...

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Van Tour

Come check out our camper van and all of its cool amenities! Find out how we sleep & seat up to 8 people with our different set up configurations and hear stories from actual Vandoit owners about their life on...

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River Rock Painting

River Rock Painting

The Camp Bethel Outdoors booth will offer "River Rock Painting" (using rocks to create paint - not painting on rocks) as an activity for visitors to enjoy. At camp, one of our campers' favorite activities is creek exploration. Campers can...

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Learn the different type of Disc's and Plastics. How each one feels and flies differently. Try your hand at throwing the disc's in the baskets. Learn where in the Roanoke Valley you can play.

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Vermicomposting Demonstration

The demonstration will include showing the box where the worms live. We will show the substrate required for them to live in. We will discuss the types of food scraps you can put in there, as well as the water...

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