Kitchener BikeFest is a community festival which celebrates the power of the simple bicycle and its role in positively transforming our health, environment, and community. Bikecheck will be available for the duration of the event, offering free and secure bike parking.

This year marked the 6th year of BikeFest that was held on Sunday, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kitchener City Hall.

Activities at this year's event included:

  • bike decoration and photobooth
  • food and music
  • electric bike demo rides
  • "Pool Noodle" group bike rides - courtesy of Easyriders
  • free bike safety checks and tune-ups
  • flat tire repair session and bike handling challenges
  • bike polo

Vendors included:

  • Ziggy's Cycle and Sport - bike safety checks and 2 bike giveaways
  • K-Dub - Bike polo demonstration
  • CAN-BIKE - national cycling education 
  • Cycling into the Future - electronic bike safety quiz
  • MEC - tire repair and bike handling challenge
  • CMHA - promote the 3rd annual Ride Don't Hide bike ride and prize wheel
  • 171 Electric Bicycle - offering free demo rides of electric bikes
  • Cycle WR - local cycling advocacy group; engage with attendees with a map of the Region
  • East Side Cycles - local bike shop
  • Kitchener Public Library - bike and book trailer
  • MS Society of Canada - promote their 2018 MS Bike Tours in Ontario
  • Velofix - mobile bike shop offering bike safety checks
  • ZM Cycle & Fitness - local bike shop offering bike tune ups
  • Venture Fourth - promote St. Jacobs bike rentals and bike tours
  • Arbonne - promote healthy living products 

Visit our events page for more information on other events happening this summer! 

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