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BikeFest 2015: August 21 through 30

 

BikeFest is turning 11 this year. Come celebrate with us!

BikeFest is our biggest fundraiser and annual celebration of all-things-bicycling in Pittsburgh. For 2015 the fun will run 10 days with bike-themed rides and events organized by local organizations and by people like you.

 

BikePGH needs your help to add the magic to yet another fantastic year to celebrate all of the amazing biking and walking projects in the city.

 

BikeFest Kickoff Dance Party: August 21st 8pm – 2am

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On Friday August 21 BikePGH We’re going back to our roots. Remember the days when the BikeFest party was an all-night rager at the Free Ride space?…we’re bringing that back with the 2015 BikeFest Kickoff Party held at Spirit Lodge with food for purchase from Slice Island.. The 2015 BikeFest Party is all about community, dancing, and just having a great time. Forget the silent auction and VIP party – we just wanna dance!

 

*Please note the change in location. This year’s BikeFest Kickoff Party will be held in Lawrenceville at a new venue: Spirit, 242 51st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.

 

Lone Wolf Club

Grand Piano

Wreck Loose

$3 Penn Beer

DJ’s a Killer Raffle and More!

What are you waiting for tickers are just $10 for members and don’t forget your dancing shoes!

 

Eventbrite - BikeFest Kickoff Party 2015

Submit a BikeFest Event!

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The eleventh annual BikeFest Celebration is almost here. For the uninitiated, BikeFest is our annual celebration of all-things-cycling. This event is open to all* individuals and organizations that would like to organize a bike-themed event during the dates of August 21-30th. You only have 10 days this year to fit in as many events as possible between our BikeFest Kick-Off Dance Party and 22nd anniversary of the regions largest bicycle ride, PedalPGH.

Without you BikeFest would be impossible to put on year after year. BikePGH needs your help, creativity and zany ideas to host the plethora of events to make BikeFest a success!

 

Want to host a ride or event? Click here:

SUBMIT YOUR EVENT!
PedalPGH: Join in the region’s largest bike ride on Sunday, August 30!

Details for the events mentioned and all other events are available on the full BikeFest online calendar:

DISCLAIMER: Bike Pittsburgh assumes no legal responsibility for the events listed. We are merely advertising these events, not organizing them, unless noted in the schedule. If you participate in an event, you do so at your own risk, according to the terms of the event organizer. Discuss any concerns you have with the event organizer, or email us at bikefest@bikepgh.org

Volunteer

PedalPGH and the BikeFest Party wouldn’t be possible without lots of dedicated volunteers. Join our team to help out before or during the events and you’ll get great perks in return. Every year we need ride leaders and organizers, BikeFest party, and PedalPGH help. Go to http://bikepgh.org/volunteer..... to sign up for regular volunteer opportunities throughout the year and get notified when BikeFest help is needed.

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FAQs:

Can my company sponsor BikeFest?

BikeFest is one of the best ways to support BikePGH’s efforts to make Pittsburgh more bike-friendly and get in front of thousands of healthy, hip, environmentally conscious people. If you or your company want to sponsor BikeFest,  email mike@bikepgh.org to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.

Who organizes BikeFest?

The calendar of events is open to anyone who wants to organize an event and relate it to the bicycle. Bike Pittsburgh provides the framework, acting as the “hub” to catalyze the events and get the word out. Click here to submit your event. Be creative!

Where is BikeFest?

BikeFest is anywhere and everywhere around the Pittsburgh region. Each event will start in a different location. The calendar will have location details.

Other Questions?

If you have questions or want to receive email updates about BikeFest and the events, please email: bikefest@bikepgh.orgDISCLAIMER: Bike Pittsburgh assumes no legal responsibility for the events listed. We are merely advertising these events, not organizing them, unless noted in the schedule. If you participate in an event, you do so at your own risk, according to the terms of the event organizer. Discuss any concerns you have with the event organizer, or email us at bikefest@bikepgh.org