With 19 counties, 54 towns, and 4 cities, there is an outdoor experience waiting for everyone in Southwest Virginia. The Southwest Virginia Outdoor Expo on Sept 12, 2015 will be a weekend full of outdoor adventure with FREE events for everyone from the novice nature-lover to the more advanced folks who are looking for that next adrenaline rush. This is the second annual event which is the only one of its kind in Southwest Virginia and raises awareness of the diverse outdoor recreation opportunities that are abundant across the region.

Last year’s event was a huge success with over 1,000 visitors. The 2015 Expo will feature more than 85 outdoor recreation vendors including local businesses, organizations, and clubs from across the region to help share information and get you started on your next outdoor adventure in SWVA. Spend the first day learning about new destinations to hike, bike, kayak, rock climb, or try something new with the many other activities in the region. Book an off-site trip on Sept 13th to explore somewhere new with your family or friends by joining a guided excursion.The Expo is FREE, and will feature 3 bands, local craft beer, raffle ticket prizes, silent auction, giveaways, kids activities, climbing wall, disc golf tournament, corn hole, and more.

For more information and to learn how to participate in the expo, check out www.swvaoutdoorexpo.com. You can also connect with us on Twitter @AppSpringSWVA #SWVAOutdoorExpo