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Pedalfest 2018

Epic waterfront bicycle fest with daredevil stunt shows | Saturday, July 28th
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Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food and family.

Join everyone at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage and the most amazing collection of bicycles to be seen from vintage and hand built bikes to high-end customs, sturdy commuters, and creative art bikes.

Free Bike Valet will be available for all visitors,

2018 Pedalfest
Saturday, July 28, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
Jack London Square, Oakland
FREE – RSVP on Facebook

The first 1,000 people to RSVP will get free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – and not just any cone… it’s a double scoop in a waffle cone. Yum!

Bay Area Bicycle Law Main Stage
11:30 am – KTVU kicks off Pedalfest with Bicycle Stunt Show
12:15 pm – Circus on UniCycle by Robin Lara
12:30 pm – Amphibious Bike Race kicks off
1:30 pm – Kids’ Bike Parade by the Original Scraper Bike Team
2:00 pm – Bicycle Stunt Show
2:30 pm – Unicycle Stunt Show
3:15 pm – Scraper Bike Fashion Show
3:30 pm – Amphibious Bike Race Awards Ceremony
4:00 pm – Bicycle Stunt Show
5:00 pm – Bike Sumo on Ford GoBikes (TBD)

Rock the Bike Pedal-Powered Stage
Hop on a stationary bike and pedal to generate power for Rock the Bike’s off-grid sound stage at 11pm-6pm.

Band Line Up:

  • The Big Fit
  • Shannon Hayden
  • Justin Ancheta Band
  • DJ SG, featuring Seneca from Earth Amplified

Drake’s Brewing Lounge Area
Kick back under the palm trees and enjoy a cold one. All proceeds from Drake’s Brewing will support Bike East Bay.

John Muir Health presents Amphibious Bike Race
Watch a spectacular display of land- and sea-worthy bikes as they pedal through Jack London Square and into the Oakland Estuary. The race launches at the Main Stage at 12:30pm.

Perfection On Wheels BMX Stunt Team
Enjoy BMX spectacles by Perfection On Wheels’ BMX Stunt Team in front of 55 Harrison. Show Time: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM.

Kids Bicycle Decoration Station & Parade
Be a part of the Kids Bicycle Parade and help kick-off Pedalfest 2018. Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and the Original Scraper Bike Team will be hosting an awesome decorating station where kids can deck out their bikes with spoke cards, streamers, stickers, and more. Join the decoration station at at 11am near the main stage at Broadway and Water St. The parade will cruise through Jack London Square at 1:30pm.

Theft Prevention Photo Booth
This fun and informative photo booth will raise awareness for bicycle theft and supply owners with the tools to file a police report in the event their bike is stolen. Cyclists will take a photo of their bicycle and then receive their serial number. All day at Broadway entrance.

Bicycle Stunt Shows
Professional stunt riders Zak Maeda and Casey Holm will wow crowds with exciting, two-wheeled stunts showcasing bicycle balancing and agility on obstacles at 11:30 am, 2 pm, and 4 pm on the main stage.

Pedalfest at Jack London Square

Builder Peter Wagner brings his cycling creations to Pedalfest. From penny-farthing high wheelers to miniature hand cycles, he has spent years creating an eclectic collection of handmade bicycles built from recycled car parts, trampolines, old bicycles and more. All day at Franklin Plaza.

Kids Bicycle Rodeo
A team of youth cycling instructors will lead a fun-filled bicycle rodeo for children including a bike safety course, skills building lessons and bicycle safety instructions. Bikes and helmets will be provided to participating children, grades 3-6. Open 2-5pm at 55 Harrison.

Learn to Unicycle
Local riders will perform unicycle stunts on the main stage and teach you how to balance on one wheel at their learn-to-ride station. All day at Franklin Plaza.

Oakland Public Library Bike Library & SF Zine Fest

The city’s bike-powered bookmobile pulls into Pedalfest with cascading bookshelves filled with books for locals to browse and even check out.

Custom Bike Show
Check out cool stretched bikes, lowriders, vintage bikes, tall bikes, custom cruiser and more. Located on Webster St. & Water St.

Electric Bike Test Track
Curious about electric bikes? Visit our E-Bike Test Track, presented by Trek Bicycles of Berkeley, and take a spin. Visit with manufacturers’ reps, see the latest in bike tech and ride a variety of e-bikes, including electric cargo bikes. Find the E-Bike Test Track at the corner of Broadway and Embarcadero. Riders must be 18 years of age. All day at Broadway entrance.