Back on the Road: the 2013 Bootmobile Summer Tour

The Boot is back in town! This summer, our 13’ Bootmobile is rolling out of the garage and onto the highway for its second summer tour. We’ll be spending weekends in a few cities this summer, inspiring fans, visitors and boot-followers to explore the outdoors.


Bootmobile on Maine Coast

Bootmobile along Height of Land in Rangeley


Here’s the schedule so far:

Saturday, June 22 – New York City, at Adventures NYC in Central Park

Saturday, June 29 – Pittsburgh, PA, at Schenley Plaza

Saturday, July 13 – Philadelphia, PA, at Pleasant Hill Park

Saturday, July 20 – Chicago, IL, at Navy Pier


In New York, the Bootmobile will visit our Yonkers store on Friday, June 21. On Saturday, June 22, you can find the Bootmobile at Adventures NYC in Central Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There, L.L.Bean will host three activity zones: stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and fly casting. Then on Sunday, June 23, our Outdoor Discovery Schools will lead an excursion. Stay tuned for more details.


Bootmobile in Times Square

The Bootmobile in NYC, 2012


In Pittsburgh, you can find the Bootmobile in Schenley Plaza on both Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29 at the WYEP Summer Music Festival. Our ODS team will lead an excursion on Sunday, June 30, and the Bootmobile will stop by the Ross Park Mall store as well.


Rolling on to Philly, our famous boot-on-wheels will pay a visit to King of Prussia Mall store on Thursday, July 11. You can find it at LOVE Park on Friday, July 12 and at Pleasant Hill Park on Saturday, July 13 for an Outdoor Discovery Day led by our ODS team. Finally, we’ll stop by The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley store on Sunday, July 14.


Bootmobile at Balloon Festival

The Bootmobile at Balloon Fest, 2012


Next up: Chicago. The Bootmobile will pay a visit to our Old Orchard store on Friday, July 19, and will return to Navy Pier on Saturday, July 20, for a day of outdoor games and giveaways. Then, it will head to our South Barrington store on Sunday, July 21, for an ODS excursion.


Bootmobile at Navy Pier

The Bootmobile at Navy Pier last summer


More details will be available in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for updates on where our boot-on-wheels is rolling next ­– and what it’ll be up to once it gets there!


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