Event Date: Sunday, June 11 from 10am-12pm at the North Side Train Station
Come ride with the community in Westfield’s 2nd annual family biking event. Join us at the North Side Train Station for a fun-filled morning of biking activities. music and The 1st 500 participants to register AND check in at the train station will receive a free bike bag while supplies last. The event will be capped at 600. Enter the contests for a chance to win up to $150 in prizes! Bike helmets must be worn. Parking is available at the South Side Train Station lot. No parking at the North Side lot. We can't wait for you to join us in this amazing community event! Please see description of events below.
This event is sponsored by the Recreation Commission & Recreation Department in collaboration with the Westfield Police Department, Bike Advisory Board, Downtown Westfield Corporation, Green Team, BRAKES Coalition & Jay's Cycle Center.
You must register for the Tour de Westfield Bike Parade.
You must register your child separately for the Tour de Tots activity. Please add the option to your cart separately if you would like your child to participate.
Description of Events
Tour de Westfield Bike Parade – 11am
Bring your bikes and helmets and ride along with the Westfield Police Department on a family-friendly 3 mile bike parade. This parade is suitable for anyone that can ride a bike. Registration is required. The activities begin at 10am. Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early to pick up your free bike bag and line up for the parade. The parade will leave the North Side of the Train Station Parking Lot promptly at 11am.
Tour de Tots – from 10am – 12pm
Learn ride-safety basics while taking a trip through our obstacle safari - watch out for the lion, zebra and monkeys! Then play Red-light-stop; Green-light-go and finish the course with a bubble party! If you can’t ride a bike yet in the parade but want to participate in the fun, this is the activity for you! Bring your tricycle or scooter (no bikes). There will be a limited number of slots for this event. Please be sure to register for a 15 minute time slot. Parents must accompany their child and cannot leave any child unattended. Participants will receive a reflective slap bracelet while supplies last.
Tour de Tricks - from 10am - 12pm
Want to learn how to do Tamaques Track Stands, Franklin Froggies, Jefferson Jumps? You can also try the Wilson Wacky Wheel Challenge, Meandering McKinley Slalom or watch the Washington Wheelie demo! Come join the Tour de Tricks and learn from the bike experts. This activity is suitable for children who are proficient on a bike (suggested minimum age 9). A bike helmet must be worn. Participants will receive a reflective slap bracelet while supplies last.
WPD Bike Safety Rodeo – from 10am – 12pm
Learn the elements of bike safety directly from Westfield Police Officers. You’ll learn how to make turns, what side of the street to ride on and much more! No registration required, just show up!
Jays' cycle center - from 10am - 12pm
Have your bike checked to make sure it's safe to ride by the experts at Jay's Cycle
Bling your Bike
Decorate your bike - your imagination is the limit! Our judges will select a winner who will receive a $100 gift certificate to a local business. Make sure you can still ride your bike safely while decorated! Judging will begin promptly at 10:15am near the DJ Booth at the North Side Train Station – be sure to arrive on time! Price will be distributed after the event.
Largest Group Sign up
Register for the Tour de Westfield Bike Parade under a Team Name. The Team with the largest numbers of registrations that PARTICIPATE in the parade will receive a $150 towards an ice cream or pizza party in town. Winner will be decided at 10:30am at the DJ Booth. Prize will be distributed after the event. Your whole team must be present and ride in the parade to win!
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