Outfitter Store Events

2024 Outfitter Store & Pavilion Series of Events

Wilderness Voyageurs - Pavilion Series Outfitter Store Ohiopyle PAWhat is the Pavilion Series in Ohiopyle, PA?


This is a series of presentations, talks, travelogues and skills clinics centered around the outdoor lifestyle.


Most of these events are held at the pavilion behind the Wilderness Voyageurs store on Garrett Street in Ohiopyle.  This is a pretty laid-back setting, and everyone is welcome!  The schedule is always evolving, so join our email list or follow us on Facebook to stay up to date! We’ll post events in both places.


The Pavilion Series events are always free! All presentations, unless stated otherwise, start at 6 PM. Come to learn something or be entertained.


If you have an idea for a topic or know of someone that would be a good fit as a speaker, give us a call!

Bike Ohiopyle repairs and rentals

Cycling Events Series

Free Bike Rental Day  Kick Off Weekend, April 15-16, 2024  Free rentals on our bikes!  We will have tester bikes from Cannondale and Kona. Mountain bikes, gravel bikes, cruiser bikes and hybrids! First come, first served.


Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic  May 19 – Beginner / June 9 – Intermediate  2024 Sharpen your mountain bike skills with mountain bike legend and pro instructor Sue Haywood! Book here – this clinic sells out!


Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail  May 18, 2024 some tips and tricks for a successful Laurel Highlands Trail trip.


Get Up & Ride    TBD Join us for a presentation from cyclist and author Jim Shea about his trip on the Great Allegheny Passage with a friend that inspired his book “Get Up and Ride.”


Bike Mechanics 201   TBD A deep dive into brakes and shifting, learn how to keep on rolling.  Bring your bike.  Please call us to reserve your spot in this clinic, 800-272-4141.


Month of Mud Mountain Bike Weekend   October 27, 2024  Join Wilderness Voyageurs and the Month of Mud race series for an awesome fall day on bikes!

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Paddling Events Series

Kayak Demo Day  Kick Off Weekend, April 13-14, 2024 You’ve seen them online, now get your butt in one of the hottest designs of the year for free! Free 2-hour demos.

Paddling Film Festival  July 13, 2024  Join us for the World Tour Paddling Film Festival hosted by Wilderness Voyageurs & the Yough Riverkeeper. Starts at 7:30PM

Demo Kayak Sale  Sept. 1, 2024  Our 2023 demo boats from all of the top brands go on sale, ranging anywhere from $700-$1000. Please call us at 800-272-4141 for a complete list of kayaks and pricing.

Retail Events Series

Gear Swap  April 27, 2024  Your chance to sell used gear and pick up great deals! Come down and sell your old gear or let us sell it for you, enjoy some live music & some brews on us! Learn more about Gear Swap and see what gear is being sold.


Winter Market   December 7, 2024  Join us for the first annual Winter Market in Ohiopyle.  Styled after the traditional German winter mart celebration, we welcome  local artisans and crafts people to Garrett Street in Ohiopyle.  The market will be outside, but we will have a covered walk way and plenty of covered space if the weather does not cooperate. There will be fires and heaters and general merriment.  Ohiopyle State Park will also be lighting up Ohiopyle Falls.  Come out and support your local art community and have a great time in the park.    ** This event will take place on the first Saturday of December.

More events TBA!

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Fishing Events Series

Women’s Learn to Fly Fish Weekend  May 18-19 / June 13-14 2024   This ladies-only, 2-day workshop will start at the very beginning, so no prior experience is necessary. This class will teach you proper casting techniques, knot tying, bug identification and on-water strategy. The weekend includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 days of group instruction. All equipment is provided. Click here to find out more.


Intro to Fly Fishing Weekend  June 1-2 / July 13-14 / August 17-18  2024 Looking for a great way to learn the ins and outs of fly fishing? Our weekend-long class will give you the techniques and knowledge you need. We will examine the theory and practice of fly casting and provide individual casting instruction at each student’s pace. In addition, we will review equipment and knot tying, trout habitat, insect hatches and fly selection. The weekend includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 days of group instruction. All equipment is provided. Click here to find out more.


Intro to Euro Nymphing  2024 TBA Join our Fly Fishing Specialist, John, for an intro to Euro Nymphing under the Pavilion.  European Nymphing is one of the most popular & efficient ways to fish.  Come see why this trend is catching on so quickly in the fly fishing community!


Fly Fishing Merit Badge Weekend  August 8-9  Learn the requirements to earn your Fly Fishing Merit Badge. Skills taught include how to tie knots needed for preparing a fly fishing rod, explanation on which fly to use and when, how to cast consistently and accurately using overhand and roll cast, how to find fish locations, leave no trace/catch & release importance and other skills needed for the fly fishing merit badge qualifications.