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FILSON COMMUNITY EVENTS

We build products to accompany your outdoor pursuits and offer a variety of events in our retail locations to entertain, educate, and support time spent outdoors. From rewaxing workshops to demonstrations with product experts, there are a variety of events that may suit your interests.

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Seattle's 10 Best Hikes: Washington Trails Association at Filson

Please join us for a conversation with Washington Trails Association at the Filson Flagship. Representatives from the WTA will be in the store talking about their 10 favorite hikes around the Seattle area. They’ll also be discussing the work WTA does to keep trails clean and what volunteers can do to be a part of its mission. A portion of the evening’s proceeds benefits Washington Trails. There will be a make-your-own trail mix bar, Wonderland Trail IPA provided by Two Beers Brewing and samples of Honey Gal Cider.

Seattle Flagship Store

May 23, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Seattle Public Sculptors: Book Signing with Fred Poyner IV

Join art historian Fred F. Poyner IV as he leads a presentation on his new book, Seattle Public Sculptors, which explores twelve monument-makers and how their iconic works play into our city's rich history. Q & A and book signing will follow. Refreshments provided.

Seattle Flagship Store

May 25, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

GrayCloud Knife Presentation & Fundamental Coffee Tasting

Robb Gray, a local knife maker from West Seattle, will be talking about the inspiration, design, and materials used in the creation of our exclusive Filson knives. He will give tips on usage and maintenance and there will be a filleting demonstration. Q & A to follow. Dark roast aficionado Scott McMartin of SoDo’s Fundamental Coffee Company will also be in house providing coffee tastings starting at 10am. Whole beans will be available for purchase.

Seattle Flagship Store

May 27, 2017

12:00-3:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Nigel Foster and the Art of Kayaking

This is the 1st of our 2-part kayaking series with Nigel Foster, the world-renowned kayaker, author, and gear designer. The Art of Kayaking is the title of Nigel’s new book (published April). As a kayaker, Nigel’s goal is to achieve maximum effect for minimum effort. He applies that philosophy to his use of kayak and paddle in all situations and to harmonizing with wind, waves, and current. Whether you are a paddler or not, this presentation is intended to tease, tempt, and entertain. You can apply the principles to whatever you choose. Listen to Nigel cover a variety of technical topics with images from around the world. Q & A to follow, beer and small bites will be provided.

Seattle Flagship Store

Jun 1, 2017

6:00-8:30pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Finding the Perfect Fit: Riley & Co at Filson.

Family-owned hunting and sport-shooting company Riley & Company will be at Filson to help customers find the right gear for upland game and waterfowl hunting. Discuss your upcoming excursion with representatives from the company, browse their goods and check out Filson’s new outdoor gear. Drinks courtesy of Jolly Pumpkin Brewery

Detroit Store

Jun 3, 2017

2:00-6:00pm

441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

Nigel Foster's Adventures in the Field

This is the 2nd of our 2-part kayaking series with Nigel Foster, the world-renowned kayaker, author, and gear designer. Nigel will tell stories about his solo trip across the Hudson Strait, from which he nearly failed to return, and his eventual exploration of 670 miles of the uninhabited wilderness years later with his now wife Kristin Nelson. Hear about his encounters with polar bears and his insights into the remote Ungava and Labrador. His book On Polar Tides was published last October. Q & A to follow, beer and small bites will be provided.

Seattle Flagship Store

Jun 8, 2017

6:00-8:30pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Filson's Outdoor Fest 2017

Stock up on everything you need for a spring and summer trip into the great Northwest Outdoors. Meet the makers of local outdoor goods and provisions. Makers & Outfitters include Chukar Cherries, Danner Boots, Duckworth, Light In the Attic Records, Old Forester, Rad Power Bikes, Redhook Brewing, Smith Optics, Stumptown Coffee and Seawolf Kayak.

Seattle Flagship Store

Jun 10, 2017

10:00am-6:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Portland: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at our store in the Pearl. Enjoy complimentary barbecue and sample Old Forester whiskey while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Portland Store

Jun 10, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

San Francisco: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue and sample Old Forester whiskey while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

San Francisco Store

Jun 10, 2017

2:00-5:00pm

722 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Detroit: Father's Day BBQ with Reel N' Smoke

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue by Reel n' Smoke and beer from Axle Brewing while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary) and tips for bass fishing in Southeastern Michigan, by bass fishing expert Jeff Elliot. We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Detroit Store

Jun 10, 2017

2:00-6:00pm

441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

Washington, D.C.: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue and drinks while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Washington D.C. Store

Jun 10, 2017

1:00-4:00pm

1534 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

New York: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue from Mighty Quinn's and drinks featuring Westland whiskey while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

New York Store

Jun 10, 2017

1:00-5:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Vancouver: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day BBQ at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue and whiskey courtesy of Glenlivet while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Vancouver Store

Jun 10, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

47 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B1A1

Minneapolis: Father's Day BBQ

Please join us for an early Father’s Day pig roast at Filson. Enjoy complimentary barbecue as well as drinks courtesy of Fulton while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be sausage-stuffing demonstrations and giveaways from Lowry Hill Meats (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Minneapolis Store

Jun 10, 2017

12:00-6:00pm

228 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Austin: Father's Day BBQ with Brisket U

Please join us for an early Father’s Day Block Party at Filson. Brisket U will be on site demonstrating their smoking process. Enjoy complimentary barbecue as well as drinks courtesy of Whitestone Brewery while you check out our selection of belts, wallets, bags and other Father’s Day gift ideas. There will be hourly giveaways (no purchase necessary). We’ll also be embossing Filson leather goods for free – whether you buy them at the event or have been wearing them around your waist for years.

Austin Store

Jun 10, 2017

11:00am-5:00pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

Yakima River Canyon Fishing Excursion

Reserve your spot for an all-inclusive two day excursion on the Yakima River with world class fly fishing, guided excursions, private dining and accommodations at the Canyon River Ranch. Package includes 2 Filson Fly Fishing Packs, 2 Filson Twin Lakes Sport Shirts, as well as rental rods, reels, line and flies. Limited spots available. Purchase in-store only.

Seattle Flagship Store

Jul 29, 2017

& Jul 30, 2017

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134