2013 Outdoor Sporting Expos

By Justin Powell

Outdoor sporting expos are great for nature-loving families of all skill levels. Families just starting out in the outdoors will find outdoor expos to be a great learning resource. Even families who are experienced in the outdoors can find new products, skills and get inspired at an outdoor expo.

Outbound Family has gathered an ever-expanding list of outdoor expos for 2013. No matter your family's interest, you can find a outdoor sporting expo near you. Learn a new skill, find a great new product and then enjoy time together outdoors!

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January 2013 Outdoor Expos


January 4-6

Great Rockies Sport Show - Helena
Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, Helena, Montana
Learn about fishing, hunting, boating and RV camping.
http://www.greatrockiesshow.com/sport-shows-montana-Helena/index.htm


New Mexico RV, Boat & Travel Show
Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=106


January 9-12, 2013

Colorado RV Adventure Travel Show
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=75&showtypeid=1&src=305...


January 9-13, 2013

Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show
Chicago, Illinois
http://www.chicagoboatshow.com/


January 10-13, 2013

Garden State Outdoor Sports Show
Raritan Expo Hall, Edison, New Jersey
The show is focused on fishing/hunting and features guest speakers, seminars and indoor 'trout pond' for kids to work on their fishing skills.
http://www.gsoss.com


January 11-13, 2013

Great Rockies Sport Show - Billings
MetraPark, Billings, Montana
Learn about fishing, hunting, boating and RV camping.
http://www.greatrockiesshow.com/sport-shows-montana-Billings/index.htm


Mesilla Valley Outdoor Expo
Las Cruces Convention Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico
The expo features 100 booths filled with fishing tackle, hunting gear, ATVs, RVs, and more.
http://www.meetinlascruces.com/1100/outdoorexpo.asp


Mid-Atlantic Outdoor Sportsman Expo
The Showplace Arena, Upper Marlboro, MD
http://outdoorsportsmanexpo.com


New York Sportsmen Show
SRC Arena and Events Center, Syracuse, New York
http://www.newyorksportsmenshow.com/


North Carolina RV & Camping Show - Greensboro
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=68&showtypeid=1&src=288...


Washington Camping RV Expo
Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=59&showtypeid=1&src=298...


January 17-20, 2013

Cleveland Outdoor Adventure Show
I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Expo includes RV & Camping pavilion, hunting and fishing exhibits, speakers and Bwana Jim's wildlife show.
http://www.sportandtravelexpo.com/Cleveland/Default.aspx


Mid-America RV Show
Bartle Hall, Kansas City, Missouri
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=29&showtypeid=1&src=307...


January 18-20, 2013

New Jersey RV & Camping Show
New Jersey Convention Center, Edison, New Jersey
46th-annual expo focused on camping and RVs.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=87&showtypeid=1&src=289...


January 23-27, 2013

Washington Sportsmen’s Show
Puyallup Fair & Events Center, Puyallup, Washington
http://www.thesportshows.com/wss/


January 24-27, 2013

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo
Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, Illinois
Features include Hawg Trough 5000 gallon tank filled with largemouth bass, a trout pond and live raptors on display from the Northern Illinois Raptor Center. The expo is hosting a kids scavenger hunt where they can earn prizes.
http://www.sportshows.com/chicago/index.html


January 25-27, 2013

East Texas Outdoor Expo
Maude Cobb Activity Center, Longview, Texas
This expo was created by the Longview, TX Chamber of Commerce and features the Hayes RV Center Kids Adventure Camp.
http://www.longviewchamber.com/PageDisplay.asp?p1=7190

Fredericksburg Boat & Water Lifestyle Expo
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg, Virginia
http://fredericksburgboatshow.weebly.com


February 2013 Outdoor Expos


February 6-10, 2013

Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show
Portland Expo Center, Portland, Oregon
http://www.thesportshows.com/pnwss/


February 8-10, 2013

Great Outdoors Show
Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry, Georgia
This show is presented by Georgia Wildlife Federation, a National Wildlife Federation affiliate, and features retriever demonstrations, snake show, turkey calls and much more.
http://www.gwf.org/Events/GreatOutdoorsShow.aspx


February 14-17, 2013

The Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, Pennsylvania
The show includes live wolves, raptors and gun dog retriever demonstration.
http://www.sportshows.com/philly/index.html


Kansas Sports, Boat & Travel Show
Kansas Pavilions, Valley Center, Kansas
The 59th-annual expo focused on boating, fishing, ATVs, hunting, camping and RVs.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=74&showtypeid=1&src=306...


Utah Sportsmen's, Vacation & RV Show
South Towne Expo Center, Sandy, Utah
http://www.greenband.com/rv_visitor.html


February 15-17, 2013

North Carolina RV & Camping Show - Charlotte
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
23rd-annual expo focused on RVs and camping.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=70&showtypeid=1&src=287...


Richmond Boat Show
Richmond Raceway Complex, Richmond, Virginia
25th-annual boat show covering 110,000 square feet in Richmond Raceway Complex.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=62&showtypeid=5&src=292...


February 15-18, 2013

Atlantic City RV Show
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=89&showtypeid=1&src=285...


February 15-24, 2013

Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show
Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, Indiana
A large expo with over 650,000 square-feet of boats, RV’s, fishing gear, hunting gear and outdoor destinations.
http://indianapolisboatsportandtravelshow.com


February 22-24, 2013

South Carolina RV & Camping Show
TD Convention Center, Greenville, South Carolina
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=83&showtypeid=1&src=295...


Western Virginia Sport Show
Augusta Expoland, Fishersville, Virginia
http://www.westernvasportshow.com


February 28-March 3, 2013

Colorado RV, Sports, Boat & Travel Show
National Western Complex, Denver, Colorado
56th-annual show featuring RVs, boats, outdoor products and vacation destinations.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=76&showtypeid=1&src=304...


World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition
Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York
This expo features fishing exhibits and Two By Two Zoo "Wild World of Animals" with a Coatimundi Exhibit, Alligator Exhibi, Kangaroo Exhibit and Tortoise and the Hare Exhibit.
http://www.sportshows.com/suffern/index.html


March 2013 Outdoor Expos


March 7-10, 2013

Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Redmond, Oregon
http://www.thesportshows.com/coss/


Fargo Sportsmen's Boat, Camping & Vacation Show
North Dakota Fargodome, Fargo, North Dakota
47th-annual show that features boating, camping, RVs, fishing, hunting, travel and outdoor education.
http://www.fargosportshow.com/index.html


March 8-10, 2013

Virginia RV Show
Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton, Virginia
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=64&showtypeid=1&src=296...


National Capital Boat Show
Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia
18th-annual show and Washington D.C.-area's only boat show for 2013.
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=65&showtypeid=5&src=286...


March 15-17, 2013

Louisiana Sportsman Show & Festival
Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales, Louisiana
Louisiana's largest hunting and fishing expo.
http://www.louisianasportsmanshow.com


The Saltwater Fishing Expo
Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, New Jersey
http://www.sportshows.com/somerset/index.html


Wisconsin Sport Show
Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Sport Show features fishing equipment, boating, hunting, dog demonstrations, kids activities and wildlife conservation organizations.
http://www.wisportshow.com


March 21-24, 2013

Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show
Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds, Spokane, Washington
Large outdoor show that was established in 1960 and is focused on hunting and fishing.
http://www.wildlifecouncil.com/bighornsubsite/index.html


New York Outdoor Sports Show
Resorts World Casino, Jamaica, NY
http://www.nysportshow.com


March 23-24, 2013

Great Rockies Sport Show
Adams Center, Missoula, Montana
http://www.greatrockiesshow.com/sport-shows-montana-Missoula/index.htm


April 2013 Outdoor Expos


April 12 - 14, 2013

Rhode Island RV & Camping Show & Sale
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island
http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=90&showtypeid=1&src=291...


May 2013 Outdoor Expos


May 10-13, 2013

Great Outdoors Expo
Midland County Horseshoe, Midland, Texas
3rd-annual expo featuring hunting & fishing gear, RVs, ATVs, boats, camping & outdoor gear and family activities.
http://www.goetx.com


June 2013 Outdoor Expos


June 15-16, 2013

Enumclaw Outdoor Recreation & Sportsman Expo
Enumclaw Expo Center, Enumclaw, WA
http://www.enumclawoutdoorexpo.com


July 2013 Outdoor Expos


July 19-21, 2013

Southeast Texas Great Outdoors Expo
Ford Park Exhibit Hall, Beaumont, Texas
http://www.iemshows.com/setexas/

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