Here at the East Bay Bicycle Coalition we can hardly wait to welcome you and your friends to the second annual PedalFest at Jack London Square in Oakland this Saturday, Aug. 18.
We have been planning for months with our great partners Jack London Square and Bay Area Bikes to make your experience super-fun. We have recruited over a hundred volunteers to make sure everything from valet-bike parking to the New Belgium Beer Gardens runs smoothly. Come this Saturday, Oakland’s waterfront treasure, filled with bikes, awaits for a great bike festival and celebration. Now we just need you to come out and enjoy all the amazing bikes, rides, contests, demos and stunts, beer and food that we have lined up.
Packed with entertainment and activites, Pedalfest kicks off with Red Tricycle childrens' bike parade; followed by lots of kids' activities throughout the day including our Pedal Jeopardy Quiz Show, a Kids Bike Rodeo and lots more.
The Whiskeydrome is back, as are crowd-pleasers Chris Clark with Giant Bicycles and the Clayton BMX Stunt Team. Flyaway Productions brings us dance on a bike on a rope and Berkeley’s own Rock the Bike will be rockin' the bike event with their pedal-powered sound stage. Oh ... and you can also make ice cream with them, but ya gotta pedal!
WHAT: PedalFest, an all-ages, family-friendly bicycle festival, co-presented by the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, Bay Area Bikes, and Jack London Square.
WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 11am-8pm
WHERE: Jack London Square, Oakland
WHY: Help the East Bay Bicycle Coalition transform the East Bay into a great place to bike through our Yes on Measure B1 campaign, while having a blast with your friends & supporting us with every delicious beer you enjoy from New Belgium Brewery
HOW MUCH: Absolutely free!
New Belgium Brewing will have 3 great beers for you to enjoy at two beer garden locations and all proceeds will go to benefit the bicycle advocacy work of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition.
With all the perks being offered at PedalFest, there has never been a better time to join the East Bay Bicycle Coalition as a member. Join or renew your membership with EBBC this Saturday, and you'll get you will get:
- A free drink ticket for a New Belgium brew worth $5
- A special edition Pedalfest water bottle to keep you hydrated all day
- You will get a free 2013 Chinook Book mobile coupon pack, with local coupons worth thousands in savings. This special one day membership premium is sponsored by Wheels of Justice
- You will be entered to win a beautiful PUBLIC Bike
- And as always you are adding your voice to the call for better biking in the East Bay!
Your support will do so much to transform our streets into places where you and your friends can ride in safety and confidence. A huge thank you to all our amazing volunteers for making Pedalfest a big success.
We can't wait to see you there on Saturday!