Gear & Beer night at Downtown Flagstaff, AZ
Join us Wednesday, May 18th, 6 - 8 pm

4 gear retailers teamed up with 4 local breweries for an evening of adventuresome fun in downtown Flagstaff, AZ.


Downtown Flagstaff gear retailers (MOUNTAIN SPORTS FLAGSTAFFBABBITT'S BACKCOUNTRY OUTFITTERS, ASPEN SPORTS, and PEACE SURPLUS) welcome Overland Expo on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 6-8 pm: stop in to shop for great gear, enjoy beer tastings from four Flagstaff breweries (WANDERLUST BREWING, DARK SKY BREWING, LUMBERYARD BREWING, and MOTHER ROAD BREWING). 

Still thirsty for more? Check out The State Bar, serving craft beer on tap—at 10 Historic Route 66, in Downtown Flagstaff. It's run by Eva Rupert, an active member of the overlanding community and co-founder of Tiny Bikes, Big Change.

We are celebrating our 10th SHOW ANNIVERSARY with a special Photo Contest — the 8 finalists will be on display at the outdoor shops—please vote for your favorites! Winner will be announced Saturday at happy hour at Overland Expo!

We are offering a free shuttle around the downtown area so you can enjoy safely.

The schedule for the FREE shuttle:
630 pm — Courtyard Marriott (2650 S. Beulah Blvd. — at the south end of town just off Milton near I-40)
645 pm — Drop off at Peace Surplus for Gear & Beer
700 pm — Courtyard Marriott
715 pm — Drop off Peace Surplus for Gear & Beer
915 pm — Pick up at Peace Surplus for Gear & Beer
930 pm — Drop off at Marriott
945 pm — Pick up at Peace Surplus FINAL run back to Marriott

 ANd take part in our PHOTO CONTEST by voting for your favorite finalist!


In celebration of our 10th show anniversary, we are holding a photo contest dedicated to overlanding images. For the first round of voting, we received 364 beautiful entries, which made narrowing it down to the top 8 a hard decision. Now, you can help out by voting online for your favorite.

You can also view them in person. All 8 photos will be displayed in print at the 4 different locations during Gear & Beer night in Flagstaff. Cast your vote and help someone win a Grand Prize of $500 to spend at Overland Expo.


What is overland expo all about?

Do you dream of exploring the world, on your own? Whether you are planning a trip 100 miles or 10,000 miles from home, we can help:

  • Over 200 vendors of camping gear and four-wheel-drive and adventure motorcycle outfitters; 
  • Drive a new Land Rover on the custom-built 10-acre course and learn driving trips from the pros from Land Rover Experience;
  • Try your hand at one of the Bushcraft demonstrations, plus dozens of seminars, demos and roundtables on outdoor and adventure travel topics.
  • Camping on-site all weekend or come for a day.
  • Weekend Passes on sale online (discounted) or purchase at the gate. 

Join us for an adventure weekend at Mormon Lake Lodge, just 20 miles south of Flagstaff, AZ, off Lake Mary Road.

Public Hours: Friday 9–5 / Saturday 8–5 / Sunday 8–3     Kids under 17 free.