Calgary “First” Outdoor Expo & Festival

Posted on: October 13th, 2010

The first annual Calgary Outdoor Expo and Festival will provide outdoor enthusiasts with a unique experience that focuses on the people, services and products that make Calgary such a vibrant outdoor community.Calgary_Outdoor_Festival

“Sometimes, but not too often, an event brings the passion of outdoor enthusiasts, whether suppliers, retailers, outfitters or consumers, together.”

Outdoor expo consumer trade show

  • Trade show booth manned by suppliers, outfitters, and retailers
  • New product area
  • Sport climbing wall supported by local clubs and celebrity international climbers
  • Skills presentations

Outdoor week in the local community for the local community

  • Specials in participating local retailers
  • Specials at local climbing gyms
  • Information sessions organized by clubs, parks, and CAOC (Calgary Area Outdoor Council)

Film festival

  • Reel Rock Film Festival with guest speakers
  • Snow and Ski Film Festival night

Gear swap

  • Consignment rate 25% (you get the selling price less GST and less 25% commission if sold)
  • Public consignment Friday, October 29th 5pm to 9pm
  • Outdoor gear and clothing sale Saturday, October 30th, from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, October 31th from 10am to 3pm
  • Half-price sale Sunday, October 31st from 12pm to 3pm
  • Pick-up & payment Sunday, October 31st from 6pm to 9pm


  • Avalanche beacons and equipment
  • Waxing and ski preparation
  • GPS and locator devices
Call for Volunteers: 403-263-1381
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