Walkabout Outfitter Wild Gear Chase

Walkabout Outfitter Wild Gear Chase

  • Oct 15th: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This may be a Wild Gear Chase but don't worry--even if you're slow, you'll catch some sweet stuff. From water bottles and hats to bigger prizes like kayaks, fly rods and coolers, and everything in between, everyone walks away with...

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Hike It Baby Campfire Chat

Hike It Baby Campfire Chat

  • Oct 15th: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

NEW THIS YEAR--the Campfire Stage presented by Mast General Store! Join Hike It Baby at GO Fest this year for their campfire chat "There is No Bad Weather, Only Bad Clothing: How to Keep Your Child Safe and Comfortable Outside...

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Young Women in the Outdoors

Young Women in the Outdoors

  • Oct 15th: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Love the outdoors? Of course you do - you're at GO Fest! Join ACC staff to learn more about careers in the outdoors and complete a trail work project in the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest and return to...

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How to Be a Leave No Trace Champion

How to Be a Leave No Trace Champion

  • Oct 15th: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team members Elena & Jesse for engaging discussion and activities that explore how to enjoy the outdoor spaces you love in an environmentally sustainable way. Ever wondered about ways to avoid disturbing wildlife, why not...

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Mountain Shepherd Scavenger Hunt

Get a taste of the Mountain Shepherd experience by completing a scavenger hunt around Go Fest! Find each flag using the clues given, and use the punch attached to each flag to mark your card. Once you have punched all...

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PRIDE Walk

PRIDE Walk

  • Oct 16th: 11:15 am - 11:40 am

Join the Roanoke Diversity Center's Blue Ridge Pride Sports Program as we lead a Pride Walk from Highland Park back to the Campfire Stage downtown, briefly discussing several historic sites along the way. We will meet at the Highland park...

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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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Triple Crown Trivia

  • Oct 14th: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Oct 15th: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Oct 16th: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a fun trivia game related to all things hiking. Topics will include the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail. All players will get a sticker for participating. Those who answer 5 questions correctly...

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Hike it Baby Scavenger Hunt Bingo

Hike it Baby Scavenger Hunt Bingo

  • Oct 15th: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Hike it Baby will lead families through the Elmwood Garden for a Scavenger Hung Bingo hike as we look nature items to cross off our card. Kids can turn in completed Bingo cards for a small prize.

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Ferguson Fitness Ruck to GOFEST

Ferguson Fitness Ruck to GOFEST

  • Oct 14th: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Ferguson Fitness Ruck Club as we ruck from Ferguson Fitness Studio downtown to GOFest on Friday night. Just in case you don't know, rucking is walking with a weighted rucksack (aka backpack).  The mission of GORUCK Clubs is to...

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Appalachian Trail Trivia

We have a board with an AT map and we have a pack of cards with questions about the AT. The participant answers and advances up the trail. When the trail is complete they (win or lose) get a sticker....

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