Festival Schedule!

Bicycle Show Registration : 8:00 am to 11:15 am :
See !Bicycle Show! Page
for more info

On the Plaza Throughout the Day:

Visit the Children’s Discovery Museum‘s interactive experience for all ages,

“A Seat at the Table”

Throughout the Day in the Park:

Food Trucks; Santa Clara Valley Brewing’s Craft Beer; Practice your slap shot at the San Jose Barracuda’s Shoot-Out booth; O’Brien’s Ice Cream & Candy Parlor; Bicycle Exposition; Amazing Purveyors of all things Bicycling; Artisans & Craft; Kids’ Space activities; Bike Polo demonstrations; Bay Area Glass Institute demonstrations;  “Signs of the Times” art exhibit in the Pasetta House and the “In the Fields of the North” exhibit in the Pacific Hotel.

The Festival Schedule: 

10:30 am: Group Ride from Rod Diridon Station to the Fest

11am: The Festival Opens!

12 Noon: Welcome & Official Festival Opening

12 Noon: Group Ride from Rod Diridon Station to the Fest

12 Noon: Meet Frenzy, the San José Barracuda’s Mascot ! 

12:30 pm : BMX Freestyle Team’s Stunt Riding Show

1pm-3:30 pm Bicycling Advocacy Meeting & Community Forum in the Firehouse:
Edifying talks! Meet Rod Diridon, Sr., Participate!

1:30 pm: BMX For Beginners Demo & Talk by Casey McDonald!

2:15  – 3:15 pm: Meet Gigante! The San José Giant’s Adorable Mascot

2:30 pm:  BMX Freestyle Team’s Stunt Riding Show

3:00 pm   Bicycle Show Awards!

4:00 pm: Our Festival Ends! See you on Sunday, May 5, 2019 for our 5th Annual on Cinco de Mayo!

4:00 pm: Festival After Party: Cain’s Ride to Santa Clara Valley Brewing (OK to drive there, too 😉 )

In the Firehouse :

1 pm to 3:30 pm: Bicycling Advocacy Meeting & Community Forum: Edifying talks! Networking! Meet Rod Diridon, Sr. and bicycle coalition leaders from Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, Santa Cruz County, and Monterey County; Meet our Valley’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committees, the Mineta Transportation Institute, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, VTA and more for and enlightening presentations and talk.

2018 Festival “Must See’s & Do’s”:

Spectacular Bicycle Show; Kids’ Space; BMX stunt riding shows; Practice your slap shot at the San Jose Barracuda’s  Shoot-Out booth; Artists & Craftpersons; have a portrait made by Ka’laka Arts;  test ride bicycles; climb on a VTA demonstration bus; Bike Polo Demonstrations; go play in the Children Discovery Museum‘s all-ages interactive “Seat at the Table” happening; Bay Area Glass Institute‘s glass making demonstrations; Bicycling Advocacy Meeting–meet Rod Diridon, Sr., and our Valley’s bicyling advocates, let your voice be heard; O’brien’s Ice Cream & Candy Parlor; Need your bike safety checked or a minor repair? Visit the San Jose Bike Clinic’s popup tent; screen printing by Silicon Valley De-Bug & After Dark;  “Signs of the Times: Urban Sketches by Suhita Shirodkar” exhibit in the Pasetta House; the Pacific Hotel’s Arbuckle Gallery for, “In the Fields of the North – En El Campos Del Norte” and meet the San Jose Giant’s adorable mascot Gigante!