Outdoor Event Merchandise

  • May 1, 2019

By Christina Fiebich, Marketing Director


Spring has sprung and it's time for outdoor events! 'Tis the season for festivals, parades, concerts, fairs, marathons, and races! Don't miss out on the amazing branding opportunities these outdoor events make. Whether you're the event organizer, a vendor, a sponsor, or charity, let our team expertly guide you through the pitfalls that can arise with event apparel and hardgoods. 

The video above shows the hottest new trends in T-shirts and sweatshirts for 2019.  For women, there's strong demand for sun-washed colors in either flowy comfortable fits or crop tops. While you'll see some traditional crew necklines, like in vintage ringer tees, most are being scooped, widened, deeper v'd, or hooded. Men expect their tee to multitask for both comfort and fashion, so it fits into their active lifestyles. Cotton/poly blends are leading the way for just this reason.



As temperatures rise in the Spring, people around the country enjoy celebrating the return outdoors at concerts and festivals, big and small. For concerts and festivals, you'll want to consider a relaxed fit in trending colors. Long gone are the days of cardboard T-shirts with thick plastic imprints. The expectation is a soft cotton-blend fabric in trending draping or crop styles with a super soft imprint.  Check out this interactive apparel flyer and this interactive sunglasses flyer for a few of our favorite festival and concert pieces. 


Summertime is all about the great outdoors. People spend months training for marathons and races – and like to show off their successes with logo’ed apparel. A few of our favorite fitness items are featured on this interactive flyer.


As the weather cools down, folks crave the food and drinks that celebrate the season. Cozy, warm looks are the perfect way to commemorate these great events. For more great ideas, check out QRG's 2019 Outdoor Event Merchandising Idea Book.  Call 800.999.3468 today to talk to our event merchandising specialists about creating a merchandise plan for your next outdoor event!

Outdoor Idea Book