Vendor Activities

Brooms Up! Please, join us for a Quidditch...
Bring the story to life and let your child’s imagination roll as they experience the story from the seat of their bicycle! Story Bike is an...
Join us for a free Spartan training workout on Saturday at 11 am. We will train you in four domains: Athleticism, Endurance, Strength, and Mind....
Join Camp Bethel staff at their booth and bring your friends to play 9-Square in the Air. To play the game you must prevent the ball from falling...
Test your creativity skills and join Camp Bethel staff to make your very own tree cookie! You can choose your own tree cookie and sand it until it...
This event runs throughout the festival. Just visit the Tree Beasts booth for a demo and an opportunity to use the most advanced tree climbing...
If you enjoy running and making new friends then come join the C&C Runners on Sunday, October 16 at 10am for a fun run on either the greenway or...
This is your chance to give orienteering a try while you explore GoFest! Come to the Muddy Squirrel booth to pick up your map, follow the map and...
Join Clean Valley Council for a fun study of the Roanoke River! Learn what types of critters live under the rocks at the bottom of our waterways...
Stop by Clean Valley Council's booth on Saturday, October 15th to test your environmental knowledge. This is a large board game where players are...
Grab your kids and compete against other families to see just how good you are at setting up a camping tent. Have fun and win some family outdoor...
Stop by the Jefferson Center booth and register to win free tickets to select Jefferson Center shows. We will be giving away pairs of tickets...
Check out this crazy thing called cyclocross. This race will bring together some of the area's cycling talent to show off the sport of 'cross....
Grab your tutu and join Girls on the Run Roanoke Valley for the power prance 1-mile fun run. Meet at the Girls On The Run Booth on Sunday at 1...
Spin the wheel to win prizes! We'll also be accepting day backpacks for Christmas donations. Small packs make great gifts and work best to carry...
How to properly assemble and disassemble the K-Pak Folding...
Presented by Jefferson Center: Join us for the GO Fest drum circle led by Otu Kojo from Ghana, West Africa! All ages are welcome, bring your drum...
Presented by Jefferson Center: Join us for a 30 minute introduction to hand drumming with Otu Kojo from Ghana, West Africa at GO...
Hala Gear will be at Go Outside Festival with boards to try out in the demo pool. Please stop by and check out why Hala Gear has the BEST...
USE CODE "OUTSIDE 10" FOR $10 OFF THE 8K OR HALF. CODE EXPIRES OCTOBER...
Enjoy the benefits of backyard chickens and farm fresh eggs without the commitment. We provide all is the supplies you need with the rental:...
Birding - observing, monitoring, feeding, filming, and photographing wild birds - is one of Americas fastest growing and most popular outdoor...
Kids can be detectives on our birding adventure! Our birding sleuths will discover clues about how to identify birds by their appearance - color,...
We will be offering test rides of all the models! Can you ride a bike? GO on over to our booth to...
Come check us out at the Roanoke Disc Golf Club booth where you can challenge your friends and see how fast you can really hurl a disc. We will...
PDGA B-tier Disc Golf Tournament on 10/15/16 at Greenfield Disc Golf Course in Troutville, VA. Registration will take place 7:30-8:30 AM, and the...
A demonstration and mini-lesson on various pieces of canine fitness equipment for exercise and balance. Any dog can benefit - puppy to adult,...
Let your son or daughter race a Flyball dog. Prizes awarded for...
Let your dog try jumping some Flyball obstacles, hitting the Flyball box, and retrieving a ball... all this and back to you....
Sweeping the outdoor social scene across the country, find your partner and join us for game of giant pong at the Wingman Outfitter booth. In...
Enter your name in a drawing for a 2 person raft trip down the New River gorge in wild wonderful West Virginia. Come and put your name in the hat...
Bugs Rock! is an interactive educational activity for all ages. The activity utilizes rock props that are painted with bugs on the bottom to show...
You've seen dog agility and you've seen American Ninja - well this obstacle course combines the best of both worlds! In this activity, you and...
Saturday, October 15th - 3 to 3:30 pm walk along the Roanoke River Greenway to learn how to identify...
The art of Lapidary will include talks about different stones and location where found. All can participate in the process of polishing stones on...
In this clinic we will learn how to properly tie and dress the fundamental knots that all climbers should know. This clinic will have you tying...
Have you ever been stuck on a climb? Needed a little help getting through the move? In this clinic you will learn how to build a 3:1 mechanical...
In this basic course you will learn the key elements in giving an effective belay to your climber. Join us in learning this simple but important...
Come learn the basics of building outdoor climbing anchors! In this hour long clinic we will go over 2 basic types of anchors, and we will learn...
In this clinic we will go over how to safely and securely clean and retrieve your anchor after setting up a climb on bolted anchors. This is a...
We've loaded the kid zone area with tons of over-sized games that kids and families will love. Join in the fun of jenga, tic-tac-toe, checkers and...
Learn to make your own survival bracelet! Paracord can save your life in a survival situation from making shelters to building fires. Come by and...
Fire is life in a survival situation! Reggie Bennett, former US Air Force Survival Instructor and owner of Mountain Shepherd Survival School will...
Have a free snack while you warm yourself with the flames. We're roasting marshmallows and mixing them with chocolate and graham crackers for the...
Come along with the Creek Freaks of Franklin County Paddling Club, for a paddle on the Roanoke Gorge section of the Roanoke River Blueway!...
Compete with others in a on land scenario based swift water skills contest against the clock for prizes. No special equipment or training is...
Free freeze dried food samples at the Outdoor Trails booth. Sample gourmet backpacking meals by Backpacker's Pantry....
Come by the Roanoke Valley Virginia Master Naturalists booth to make a fall-themed craft and to learn about tree identification....
Roanoke Capoeira (Grupo Semear Vida) will be demonstrating some of our moves and show a few games. We hope to open up the circle to the public to...
Strap on those snowshoes and get ready for the upcoming snowy season! You will be racing against an opponent in a pair of rugged snowshoes while...
People are getting the message that they need to be prepared for any kind of sudden emergency. This can be anything from a lights out situation...