Sponsorship Opportunities

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience visitors are your customers.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Sharon Smith, Corporate Relations & Grants Manager for Five Rivers MetroParks at sharon.smith@metroparks.org or 937-275-7275.


The 2022 Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience will be the 16th production since the inaugural event in 2005 when it debuted as GearFest.  This FREE two-day event features outdoor activities, an exhibitor village, competitions, music, food and beverage, camping and professional demos.

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience is one of the largest outdoor adventure festivals in the Midwest. Highlights include:

  • Activities for everyone from the budding weekend warrior to the hardcore outdoor enthusiast
  • Expected attendance of over 25,000 people and countless dogs
  • Located at Eastwood MetroPark with sponsors and exhibitors from all over the country
  • Draws people from all over the region, including Cincinnati, Columbus and Indianapolis, and offers more than 20 activities to experience
  • Waste Free event with a three year average of 75% of all event waste diverted from the landfill, and the majority of waste turned into compost for our parks