The Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo is a two-day celebration of all the awesome outdoor recreation and travel opportunities and the amazing lifestyle we enjoy here in the Inland Pacific Northwest. In partnership with the Spokane Golf Show – the two shows will be connected, allowing ticket holders to freely move through both shows – this second-year event will feature over 60 biking, outdoor gear, adventure travel, and tourism exhibitors; presentations, clinics, and activities; gear giveaways; and up to 6,000 attendees. Join us at the Spokane Convention Center, Saturday and Sunday February 24-25, 2018.

Tickets are $8 in advance online or $11 at the door.

Kids 12 and under are free!

First 1,000 tickets sold online come with one of these awesome $20-$30 value outdoor adventure giveaways:

2 for 1 Fun Unlimited SUP Rental –
– Free Wild Walls Climbing Gym Pass –
– or a 2 for 1 Silver Mountain Bike Park Pass. –
Buy your tickets now while this great deal lasts! 

Saturday, February 24,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, February 25,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Find Your Next New Bike!

Check out the latest mountain, road, gravel, electric-assist, fat, and BMX bikes from these local shops. Wheel Sport, North Division, The Bike Hub, Mojo, & Fresh Air E-Bikes. Bike brands on hand will include Jamis, Trek, Raleigh, Specialized, Pivot, Salsa, Yeti, Electra, Faraday, Rocky Mountain, BMC, Devinci, Magnum Bikes, Santa Cruz, Juliana, Trek, Giant, and IBIS. Demo bikes will be on hand to take for a spin. This could be the weekend to find your next new bike!

Outdoorsy Activities

Don’t let the indoor setting fool you. Check out these fun, entertaining, and engaging activities happening all weekend long.

  • Outdoorsy Games: Play cornhole, stone stacking, horseshoes, and other outdoor-themed games for all ages.
    Sponsored by INB.


  • Archery: Shoot different bows and learn about archery in a safe environment with the experts at Evergreen Archery Club.


  • Rock Climbing: Kids and adults can give climbing a try without ropes on a low-to-the-ground bouldering wall.


  • Bike Fight Races: Challenge your friends to a one-minute, head-to-head race on bikes setup on indoor trainers. Pedal the farthest and you may win an $80 bike-tune card from The Bike Hub.


  • Crosscut Log Sawing: Test your outdoor skills at the end of a traditional crosscut saw with Idaho Trails Association and see if you can make that saw sing!



  • Camp Crafts & Games: Kids will love the Invisible Maze game or making Friendship Bracelets and God’s Eyes crafts with Campfire Inland NW.

Happy Hour for the Bluff!

Enjoy a discount beverage and bid on silent auction items at the Expo Campground (center of the Expo). Saturday, Feb, 24 From 4-5 pm.

Support the conservation and enhancement of one of Spokane’s best trail systems and natural areas.

Gear for Two

Gear up with two REI “Pray for Snow” beanies, two collapsible water bottles, two REI coupons for 23% off, two keychain multi-tools, and two rental certificates (one silver Bike Tune package and one Backpacking rental package including a two-person tent and two backpacks). Donated by REI Spokane. Value: $250

Rocket and Wine

Rocket Market on the South Hill is a wine-lover’s destination. Take home one bottle of Rocket Market Rosso with a set of stainless steel camping wine glasses, and then learn the intricacies of what makes wine “good” with two Rocket Market Wine Class Passes. Donated by Rocket Market. Value: $90

Dream Big

Did you know that Barrister Winery is the result of two smart guys’ big dreams of making (and drinking) lots of wine? They followed those dreams right out of the courtroom and created an award-winning name in Pacific Northwest wine. What’s their lesson to us all? Follow your dreams, too…. and bid big on this Magnum of Barrister’s 2015 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley. Donated by Barrister Winery. Value $125

Personal Natural History Hike on the Bluff

You and three of your friends are invited to join renowned naturalist, historian, and author Jack Nisbet and Friends of the Bluff board president Pat Keegan for a personal natural history hike on the Bluff, followed by lunch at the Qualchan Clubhouse. This package includes signed copies of two of Jack’s most popular books: Ancient Places and Sources of the River. Expand your knowledge of the Bluff and Hangman Creek through this unique and personalized educational experience. Pat Keegan will be your host and will arrange a date and time convenient for all.  Donated by Jack Nisbet and Pat Keegan. Value:  $200

Moon River

The moon and the river. A match made in… Spokane. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Spokane Falls from a gondola high above the spray on Riverfront Park’s soon-to-be reopened SkyRide, and then retreat to a quiet dinner at Luna Restaurant. You’ll also get some sweet vintage vinyl of Perry Como singing Moon River for that extra special sprinkle of je ne sais quoi. Four SkyRide passes presented by City of Spokane Parks and Recreation, $50 gift certificate donated by Luna. Value: $85


Fly me to the Moon

Take your date night to a whole new altitude. See Spokane from above like you never have before during a 15-minute helicopter tour with White Rabbit Heli Tours. Then get grounded and comfortable at the lovely Luna Restaurant on the South Hill. Donated by White Rabbit Heli Tours and Luna Restaurant. Value: $200

Ups and Downs

Silver Mountain Resort is just as exciting in the summer as it is in the winter. Have seasons of fun with two (2) Silver Mountain Resort Bike Park passes and two (2) Silver Mountain Resort Lift Tickets for next winter. Donated by Silver Mountain Resort. Value: $180

Tap Out

Manito Tap House is a local fave and a great place to find yourself after a day on the trails. With this $15 gift certificate, and your own Manito Tap House growler and t-shirt, you’ll fit right in. We’re also sending you home with two Friends of the Bluff pint glasses and a 6-pack of Fat Tire. Beer now. Beer later. It’s a win-win. Donated by Manito Tap HouseValue: $60

Rock Your Morning

If you haven’t yet broken fast at the The Compass Breakfast Wagon, you’re missing out on good, local-sourced food and enough laughs to last you a week. These guys know how to serve up serious breakfast without ever taking themselves seriously. Trust us, you’ll thank us for this $50 gift certificate and Compass Breakfast Wagon t-shirt, as much for the grub as for the joy it’ll bring to your day. Oh, and you’ll definitely need the metal-band rocker wig that’s included with this package, whether you think you do or not. (Visit their website and you’ll see why.) We’re throwing in a bag of private label Friends of the Bluff coffee for the extra buzz you’ll need to rock on.
Donated by Compass Breakfast Wagon. Value: $75

An original Theisen

Spokane-based photographer Aaron Theisen is a master of bringing the outside in with his photographs of the Inland Northwest’s wild side. You’ll regularly see our world through his eyes in Out There Outdoors, Adventures NW, Around the Pacific Northwest, Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living and Montana Outdoors, as well as in galleries and solo exhibitions throughout eastern Washington. This stunning print, modernly mounted on metal will be a gorgeous centerpiece in your home or office and will remind you, always, that out there is where your heart is. Donated by Aaron Theisen. Value: $150

Vino and Veraci

Mary Hill Winery’s brand new tasting room in Kendall Yards melds fine, affordable wine with a gorgeous view of Spokane and the river at its heart. We’re pairing their generous donation of a wine tasting for eight, a stemless crystal glass for each guest, and a discount for purchases made that evening with a savory Kendall Yards staple: a large, wood-fired Neopolitan pie from Veraci Pizza (right next door). Pick up your pizza on your way to the tasting, and relish the true beauty of wine and a slice… with a view. Donated by Mary Hill Winery and Veraci Pizza. Value: $275

Great Outdoors Expo Campground

Sit back in a camp chair, grab a marshmallow and enjoy a pre-season campout, all indoors. Read more about this year’s campground, sponsored by REI on the Website: Expo Campground

Saturday Clinics by REI

Essential Knots- From hanging tarp shelters, tying up your boat, or securing your food away from wildlife, tying knots is an essential outdoor skill. Learn a few key knots to add to your knowledge tool kit.

Portable Power- From solar panels to large portable power stations, Goal Zero provides many portable power options that can accommodate any adventure. Learn about different options available based on your needs.

Cooking in the Backcountry- REI’s outdoor experts will explain the latest and greatest backpacking stoves on the market. (Participant will receive Mountain House samples.)

Water Filter Tech & Demos- Learn all about the latest and greatest water filtering technology that makes your water safe to drink out in the wilds and get the chance to try them out for yourself.

Sunday Clinics by REI

The Art of Relaxation: Hammocking 101- REI’s hammocking experts will share tips and tricks to hang your hammock for the most comfort and usability and take your hammock on the trail with the right accessories.

Water Filter Tech & Demos- Learn all about the latest and greatest water filtering technology that makes your water safe to drink out in the wilds and get the chance to try them out for yourself.

Essential Knots- From hanging tarp shelters, tying up your boat, or securing your food away from wildlife, tying knots is an essential outdoor skill. Learn a few key knots to add to your knowledge tool kit.


See, discover, and shop your way through the Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo exhibitor hall featuring new and used bikes; travel destinations; outdoor recreation gear and clothing; kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards; mountain resorts & bike parks; outdoor clubs and organizations; adventure guides; fitness trainers; and other local businesses.



Learn about local trails, public lands, and wildlife and recreation issues from the experts at presentations and outdoor club and organization booths and check out the Expo Campground sponsored by REI and sign up for a Campfire Session to learn about outdoor skills and gear.


Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort

The Bike Hub

Bloc Yard Bouldering Gym

Center of Lift

Chafe 150

Dishman Hills Conservancy

Edward Jones Investment Services

Evergreen East Mountain Bike Alliance

Ferry County Rail Trail

Fleet Feet Sports Spokane

Fresh Air E-Bikes

Friends of the Bluff

Friends of the Centennial Trail

Fun Unlimited

Glacier Guides

Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce

Historic Wallace Chamber of Commerce


Idaho Trails Association

Inland NW Wildlife Council

Kalispell Convention & Visitors Bureau

Kootenay Gateway (Rossland, B.C.)

Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures

Mojo Cyclery

Mountain Gear

Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism

North Division Bicycle Shop

NW Outdoors

Out There Outdoors Magazine


Silver Mountain Bike Park

Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce


Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce

Spokane Canoe & Kayal Club

Spokane Mountaineers

SpokeFest Association

City of Spokane Parks & Recreation

Spokane Alpine Haus

Spokane County Parks

Spokatopia Outdoor Adventure Festival

Stone Rose Interpretive Center & Eocene Fossil Site

Timberline Adventures

Tourism Kimberley

Velofix Spokane

Visit Eastern Oregon

Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Washington State Parks

Washington Trails Association

Wheel Sport Bicycles

Whitefish Bike Retreat

Event Sponsors


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