Life Outside

Free Festival of the Outdoors from Great Rivers Greenway and Partners!

The Life Outside festival brings together area businesses, nonprofits and clubs to offer activities for people of all ages. Attendees can see, try and learn ways to spend more of their lives outside. Free activities include tree climbing, kayaking lessons, birdwatching, rock climbing, stand up paddle boarding, nature crafts and activities for kids, walks and bike rides throughout the day, gardening and yoga.

If your business, nonprofit or club would like to get in on the action of the 2017 Life Outside Festival, click here to register.

Life Outside 2016 was a blast! But don’t just take our word for it…check out these photos to see all that we had to see, try and learn!

 

Beginners Welcome!

We have an amazing culture of the outdoors here in St. Louis, but it can be hard to know how to get started with any particular activity.

What equipment do you need? Where do you go? Do you need to join a club? When is a good time to get started? Do you really need all that stuff? How do you get all that stuff into your car? What if you invest your time and money into the activity, and then decide it’s not for you? 

It can be intimidating, but Life Outside is a great way for people to learn directly from the experts without the hefty price tag or time commitment. So come out to Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park and find out how you can spend less of your life on the couch, and more of it outside!

Check back for the 2017 festival activities, music lineup and participating organizations.


Partner with Life Outside 2017!

Great Rivers Greenway is collaborating with retailers, non-profit organizations, outfitters and clubs who are part of the outdoor industry/field in the St. Louis region to be part of this free festival of the outdoors in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park. If your business, nonprofit or club would like to get in on the action of the 2017 Life Outside Festival, click here to register.

Contact: Elizabeth Simons, esimons@grgstl.org, 314-932-4904 for any additional sponsorship assistance.


Take a look at our sponsorship packages, your fully tax-deductible donation ensures that this is a free event, accessible for all. It’s great way to demonstrate your commitment to developing an active and vibrant St. Louis region.

Huge thanks to 2016 sponsors, St. Louis County Parks, Terrain MagazineHusch Blackwell, New Belgium Brewery, Great Southern Bank, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, KDHX, Now 96.3, St. Louis Sprout & About, Engraphix, Planning Design Studio, Loomis Associates and Integrity!

Contact: Elizabeth Simons, esimons@grgstl.org, 314-932-4904 for any additional sponsorship assistance.


Help promote Life Outside 2017!

Here is a variety of material to help get the word out to your friends, families, groups and clubs about Life Outside 2017! Stay tuned, we will be adding more to this section as we get closer to the festival.

Life Outside logoLife Outside vector logo (EPS)
Life Outside logo (PNG, transparent background)
2017 Life Outside Festival Flyer (PDF)
2017 Life Outside Festival Poster (PDF)
2017 Life Outside Preview Videos (ZIP)
2017 Life Outside Social Media Optimized Graphics (ZIP)
Photos from 2016 Life Outside Festival (ZIP)

Contact: Seth Treptow, streptow@grgstl.org, 314-932-4910 for any additional media assistance.