Our mission is to make this an amazing weekend where those who love the outdoors can meet others within the community, learn new skills for adventuring, and have access to the companies that have the tools and knowledge for the job!

Gear up and get out there this season with all the equipment you need to thrive in your favourite outdoor activities.

Venue Information

Parkland Pavilion at Westerner Park in Red Deer, AB

4847A 19th Street, Red Deer, AB, Canada, T4R 2N7

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Vendors will be open to the public 

  • Saturday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

See the full daily itinerary

What To Expect

Enjoy 2 jam-packed days of the best products, speakers, and lessons in outdoor sport and adventure! 

Browse the best vendors to outfit your outdoor adventures for the upcoming season, be at our giveaways for a chance to win, attend panel discussions and speaking events from experienced outdoor enthusiasts, and so much more.


As the Spring Gear Up Event is indoors, camping is not included or provided at the Parkland Pavilion.

However, the AOA Expo has preferred rates at the following accomodations:

Westerner Campground 

4847 19 St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7

(403) 352-8801

$49+tax per night for two adults. 

Additional adults are $10+tax. 

Minimum 2 night reservation required.

No ground tents allowed.

Roof top tents, truck campers, motorhomes, trailers and various RVs are welcome.

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Holiday Inn & Suites

(Click the location of choice to be directed to the AOA Expo rates)

- Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer South

- Holiday Inn Express- Red Deer

- Holiday Inn Express- Red Deer North 

- Staybridge Suites- Red Deer North

Sandman Hotel

2818 Gaetz Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1M4.

Please call 403-343-7400 to reserve your rooms under "Alberta Outdoor Adventure Expo".

Ticket Refunds

Full refunds provided until April 30, 2023 at 11:59pm. Any refund request starting May 1, 2023 will result in a credit for use at a future AOA Expo event



We will be doing giveways throughout the day, stick around for your chances to win!


Purchases On Site

The AOA Expo will be able to accept cash and debit/credit payments for our products. 

We cannot confirm all if shopping and food services will have that same variety of options.

A concession run by The Westerner is available right within Pavilion Park.

You are more than welcome to use any method of payment collection for your own product purchases. 

There are ATMs on site.