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Viva CalleSJ’s Silicon Valley Bikes! Festival & Bicycle Show                         

Tagline: A  Viva CalleSJ family-friendly community-building festival that celebrates Silicon Valley’s diverse bicycling communities and promotes bicycling to the general public as a healthy choice, a powerful source for recreation and friendship, and a viable transportation option.

Event hashtags: #siliconvalleybikesfestival #vivacallesj #historysanjose

Festival date: Sunday, May 17, 2020, 10am to 3:00 pm

Location: Viva CalleSJ’s six-mile route showcases San Jose’s most eclectic and culturally significant urban villages.

Who we are:  The nonprofit collaboration between the City of San Josè’s Viva CalleSJ program and History San Josè.  

Attendees: Expected 100,000+, based on Viva CalleSJ’s past attendance

Cost:  Free admission. This well-advertised event is open to the public.

Activities: A spectacular bicycle show; BMX stunt riding shows; History San José’s Silicon Valley bicycling history exhibit; a Kids’ Space with free & fun activities; a children’s helmets give-away, courtesy of the City of San José’s Street Smarts Program; live performances;  nearby food trucks and eateries; artisans, and craft persons.

Viva CalleSJ has 100s of Exhibitors: Businesses; helping organizations; governmental agencies; bicycle show-bikes, bicycle clubs and riding groups; artists, artisans, and craft persons.

Websites: www.siliconvalleybikesfestival.org  and www.vivacallesj

Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/VivaCalleSJ/

Twitter:        @historysanjose         @VivacalleSJ
Instagram:   
#siliconvalleybikes    
#vivacalleSJ 

Contacts: 

Diane Solomon, History San José                 Mike Noonan, City of San José
siliconvalleybikes@historysanjose.org       joe.noonan@sanjoseca.gov