Category: Outside


Day 4

May 15, 2013   |   Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Follow the guys from SF’s favorite rock & roll band the Stone Foxes as they make their way from SF to SXSW. In this clip, they group checks out Slab City set to Gardens & Villa’s track “Black Hills.”

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JanSport is proud to return in 2013 as a sponsor of the Mountainfilm in Telluride festival. Since 1979, Mountainfilm has been bringing the best in independent films and documentaries to Telluride, Colorado. The festival, held every year over Memorial Day weekend, features a wide range of films, focusing on topics from outdoor adventure, environmental stewardship, and social justice.

You can check out a list of the films selected for 2013′s festival here.

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Thanks for coming out San Francisco!

April 30, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

A big thank you to all of those that came out to our SF Bonfire Sessions event and enjoyed a beautiful evening on Treasure Island with us. Also a big thanks to all of the bands that came and played for us: SAFE, The Stone Foxes, The Fresh and Onlys, and Two Gallants.

The weather was stunning, the s’mores were delicious, and the vibe was warm and welcoming. Exactly what you’d expect from San Francisco!

Check out some of our favorite photos from the event:

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Tonight: Bonfire Session SF

April 28, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

The day is here! Doors are at 6 tonight on Treasure Island, with music kicking of with SAFE at 7. Remember- you MUST be on our RSVP list, and have RSVP’ed after 12pm yesterday to enter. No Exceptions.

Also, an RSVP does not guarantee entrance, so please arrive early to avoid getting turned away due to capacity problems.

You can find more information here about how to catch the free shuttle from SF.

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Bonfire Sessions: SF

April 17, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   2 Comments

Well, you know what they say: if it ain’t broke then don’t fix it. We had such a blast last year at San Francisco’s Treasure Island that we’re bringing the Bonfire Sessions back there for another night of live music under the big sky.

Beginning at 6pm on Sunday, April 28th at Treasure Island’s Fog Watch Picnic Area, we’ll have live music from SF locals Two Gallants, The Fresh & Onlys, and Safe, free drinks, free food, free limited edition silk-screen event posters,¬†and the always [...] Read More >



Big Bonfire Sessions are coming

April 16, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Make sure to check back tomorrow when we’ll announce this year’s location and artists!

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Throwback Thursday

March 28, 2013   |   Gear, Outside   |   1 Comment

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these…

We thought we’d share just a few of the retro packs decorating the walls here at JanSport HQ. We’ve accumulated all sorts of cool old packs since the company was founded in 1967, and these are a few of our favorites.

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We got crazy in Austin last week

March 20, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

So, last week got a little crazy. We spent the whole week at SXSW eating BBQ and watching music pretty much non-stop for 7 days. We kicked the week off right with our first Bonfire Sessions event of the year, and it definitely set the stage for a rowdy week.

Skaters and Team Spirit opened the night, getting the capacity fairly riled up just in time for So Cal rockers WAVVES to take the stage. By the [...] Read More >



Thank you Austin!

March 13, 2013   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

We’re so thrilled with all of the people that came out to our first Bonfire Sessions of the year last night. The energy was insane! We thought the stage was going to fall over during Japandroids’ set!

A huge thank you to Austin music fans that came and rocked out with us, our friends at Vice/Noisey and of course all of the bands that put it all out there on the stage last night: Divine Fits, Japandroids, WAVVES, Team Spirit and Skaters.

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Our first Bonfire Sessions event of the year is tonight! If you’ve RSVP’ed, make sure to show up tonight early. Space is limited, and and RSVP doesn’t guarantee entry.

We’ll open doors at 8 and kick off music slightly thereafter with Team Spirit, followed, by Skaters, WAVVES, Japandroids, and finally, Austin’s own Divine Fits.

You’ll want to come to VICELAND, right on the corner of Cesar Chavez and Trinity, just behind the convention center. ALSO, make sure to follow us on Twitter @jansport. We’ll [...] Read More >