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BikeFest 2016: August 19 through 28

BikeFest is turning 12 this year. Come celebrate with us!

BikeFest is our biggest fundraiser and annual celebration of all-things-bicycling in Pittsburgh. For 2016 the fun will run 10 days with bike-themed rides and events organized by local organizations and by people like you.

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted events this year to add to the magic of yet another fantastic BikeFest!



BikeFest Events!


The twelfth annual BikeFest Celebration is 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 19-28th. You only have 10 days this year to fit in as many events as possible between our BikeFest Kick-Off Dance Party and 23rd anniversary of the regions largest bicycle ride, PedalPGH. Save the date for the BikeFest Party on Friday, August 19th.

PedalPGH: Join in the region’s largest bike ride on Sunday, August 28!

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


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 to sign up for regular volunteer opportunities throughout the year and get notified when BikeFest help is needed.




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 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: