Junior Ranger Program

Junior Ranger Program

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 16th: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 17th: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hey, kids!  Want to be a Jr. Ranger?  Join us at GO Fest for a Naturalist-guided Jr. Ranger program through-out Elmwood Park.  We'll learn about animals, ecology, stewardship and Leave No Trace principles.  By the end of the program participants...

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Demo Pool, presented by Freedom First

Demo Pool, presented by Freedom First

Ever wanted to try out a stand up paddle board, and never got the chance? Been wanting to work on your paddle stroke? Come check out the GO Fest demo pool and try your hand at a new watercraft! Instructional...

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Hop On, Hop Off Cycle Pub presented by Gentry Locke

Hop On, Hop Off Cycle Pub presented by Gentry Locke

  • Oct 15th: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Star City Cycle Pub will be offering “hop on, hop off” rides between local establishments. If you see the cycle pub riding by, flag it down and hop on…then when you get to a brewery you want to check out just...

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Ride With Jeff Lenosky, The Trail Boss

Ride With Jeff Lenosky, The Trail Boss

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 16th: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Oct 17th: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Grab your mountain bike and spend a few hours riding (and learning) from the legendary Jeff Lenosky during a fun interactive group ride experience. Jeff will lead two rides on Saturday and two on Sunday. Saturday Rides: 9am at Carvins...

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ENO Silent Disco presented by Freedom First

ENO Silent Disco presented by Freedom First

  • Oct 15th: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Oct 15th: 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Oct 16th: 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Eno Silent Disco, presented by Freedom First, is back this year! DJs spinning tunes to wireless headphones - it’s something you just have to experience to fully understand. So, come grab a pair of headphones, and check out the...

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Go Quest Team Challenge with Starr Hill Brewery

Go Quest Team Challenge with Starr Hill Brewery

  • Oct 15th: - 11:59 pm
  • Oct 16th: - 11:59 pm
  • Oct 17th: - 11:59 pm

Our popular 2020 event created as a unique way to challenge and bring friends together, when they might not be able to physically be near one another, is back again for 2021! Teams of up to six individuals will have...

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Kids Bike Course

Kids Bike Course

Calling all the littlest riders out there! The kids bike area will be open throughout the festival giving kiddos the chance to try out a balance bike and get some laps in. We'll have several balance bikes available, but feel...

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Boat Demo (Adult Only)

Boat Demo (Adult Only)

  • Oct 16th: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Oct 16th: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Oct 17th: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Try out Silverbirch Canoes and Tootega Kayaks in the pool.

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Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa Flow

  • Oct 17th: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Vinyasa Flow: Sunday @ 4:00 pm (Elmwood Park) Unite with your center in this class featuring plenty of sun salutations mixed with unique sequencing to move your body and still your mind. This is an all-levels class, with modifications provided...

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Demo an E-Bike

Demo an E-Bike

Stop by the Cardinal Bicycle tent and check out the latest Specialized e-bikes...then take one for a test ride.

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Orvis Casting Pond

Orvis Casting Pond

Learn about the newest fly casting gear with the knowledgeable staff at Orvis. Orvis staff, along with Trout Unlimited and DWR, will be doing casting demonstrations throughout the weekend. Due to current COVID restrictions all demonstrations will be done by...

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Cycle and Sculpt

Cycle and Sculpt

  • Oct 17th: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cycle and Sculpt (combo cycle & yoga). Want the best of both cardio worlds at H/H? 25 minutes of cycle + 25 minutes of sculpt + 10 minutes of final relaxation will have you feelin' werked in more ways than...

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Partner Yoga

Partner Yoga

  • Oct 17th: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Partner Yoga: Sunday @ 11:00 am (Century Plaza) Bring a friend, spouse, child—anyone!—and join us for a fun and creative all-levels yoga class that fosters connection and communication! No partner necessary, though- we’ll pair you up if needed.  45 minutes...

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Hustle/Haven Cycle

Hustle/Haven Cycle

  • Oct 17th: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Hustle/Haven Cycle w/ Christine. Our signature 45-minute, rhythm-based indoor cycling class. Low lights, loud music, dance party on the bike that is sure to make you sweat and leave feeling like you just had the time of your life on...

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Kids and Family Yoga

Kids and Family Yoga

  • Oct 17th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Kids’ and Family Yoga: Sunday @ 9:00 am (Elmwood Park Stage) Grab the kids and join us for a family friendly practice!  Focus will be on fun and accessible poses, gentle breathing practices, and cultivating a love for yoga.  45...

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Hustle and Sculpt

Hustle and Sculpt

  • Oct 16th: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Designed to get things toned, this flow is full of high energy, loud music and sweaty feels. Unlike a traditional flow, this format will sprinkle in cardio bursts between body weight work and emphasizes deep core strengthening...all in 45 minutes!...

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Sunrise Sound Bath

Sunrise Sound Bath

  • Oct 17th: 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Sunrise Sound Bath: Sunday @ 7:00 am (Elmwood Park Stage) Greet the sun and begin your day with a soothing “sound bath” on Elmwood Stage.  Gongs, singing bowls, chimes, and bells will be played to help you find ease and...

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All Levels GO Flow

All Levels GO Flow

  • Oct 16th: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

All Levels GO Flow: Saturday @ 11:00 am (Elmwood Park Stage) Appropriate for beginners and experienced practitioners alike, this all-levels class will focus on alignment, breath, and mind/body balance.  Let’s Go Outside and flow! 45 minutes (with Laura Leonard and Uttara...

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Hustle/Haven Match Express

Hustle/Haven Match Express

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Imagine feeling energized, endorphins coursing through your veins, only to bliss out with a gentle stretch that sends you into deep relaxation, all in 45 minutes! We aren’t joking when we claim this is a match made only in (Hustle)...

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Beginner Yoga

Beginner Yoga

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Beginning Yoga: Saturday @ 9:00 am (Century Plaza) Join us for a gentle beginner’s class, suitable for yoga newbies or anyone who wants to start their day with a leisurely paced and gentle class. 45 minutes (with Harrilyn Mills and...

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Group Coffee Ride w/ Downshift & RMA

Group Coffee Ride w/ Downshift & RMA

  • Oct 16th: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Downshift Bikes & Roanoke Mountain Adventures are teaming up to present this inclusive and welcoming cycling activity. This ride will focus on the simple joy of pedaling with others and sipping a hot cup of coffee in a pleasant setting....

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Parkway Beer Relay presented by Fleet Feet

Parkway Beer Relay presented by Fleet Feet

  • Oct 15th: 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Kick off your GO Fest weekend with a team beer relay sponsored by Parkway Brewing and hosted by Fleet Feet Roanoke! Relay will be held on GO Fest premises at Elmwood Park on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 6:15 pm...

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Deschutes Brewery Oyster Roast with Bloom Restaurant

Deschutes Brewery Oyster Roast with Bloom Restaurant

  • Oct 17th: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Celebrate Virginia's beauty and bounty on Sunday, October 17th, during GO FEST 2021, at Century Plaza in downtown Roanoke. This year's Oyster Cook-Out will feature fan-favorite "Rappahannock" oysters from Rappahannock River Oyster Company. Oysters will be prepared by local restaurant...

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Fun Dog Obstacle Course

Interested in having your dog doing agility courses? This is a fun small scale introduction to a few of the obstacles found in many agility courses. Agility courses are fun for both human and dog, and it is a great...

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Self-Guided Bicycle Tours

Self-Guided Bicycle Tours

Take one of RIDE Solutions 40+ self-guided tours to explore all that Roanoke has to offer while on two wheels instead of behind the wheel of a car.

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Self Guided Hikes

Self Guided Hikes

Find a new hike GO Fest weekend! Leave the asphalt, cars, and noise behind and lose yourself while taking a walk in the woods. From the well-known Appalachian Trail and its most photographed point, McAfee Knob, to some hidden gems...

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YMCA Group Exercise

  • Oct 16th: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Class will take participants through a typical YMCA Group Exercise class. This class will either be Zumba, Kid's Fit, or HIIT (beginners high intensity interval training). Please come and join us and get moving during this class

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Ninja Course

Kids will be able to climb, crawl and jump through our Ninja Course as they practice their balance, speed and agility!

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Kids Fitness Challenge

Kids Fitness Challenge

  • Oct 16th: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

We have an awesome event for kids to play outside and have fun. Join our awesome kids' instructors for a fun challenge that will have kids running, jumping, climbing and playing! Designed for kids ages 4-8.

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Backyard Bass

Come test your casting skills with Backyard Bass! Kids will cast to fish shaped targets and reel in their catch!

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GO Fest Ace Chase 2021

GO Fest Ace Chase 2021

  • Oct 16th: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Welcome to the GO Fest 2021 Ace Chase! We are excited to bring back a GO Fest event that invites players of all skill levels to have fun, compete for great prizes, and get some great schwag! Space is limited,...

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Knot Tying with Camp Alta Mons

Learn to tie various knots (square knot, figure 8, figure 8 on a bight, figure 8 follow through, tautline, clove hitch, and others!) at the Camp Alta Mons booth!

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Self-Guides Mountain Bike Rides

Self-Guides Mountain Bike Rides

Virginia's Blue Ridge is the only East Coast community with a Silver-Level Ride Center designation by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA); come see why we’re the Mountain Bike Capital of the East. The Blue Ridge Mountains have produced the...

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