18.00 Grand Bike Parade // Grand Parade
Whether you cycle for function, fun or fitness this city centre parade is for you. Listen out for music on the move! Wear a costume, ring your bell or customise your bike for the occasion, and enjoy a cruise around Cork’s streets in good company.
13.00 Vintage Velo Run – Festival HQ, Grand Parade
Drag your high nellies out of the turf shed and dust off your tweeds for this jolly good vintage parade around the city. Relive the golden age and chivalry of ‘The Beautiful Machine’. Even if you don’t have skirts, tweeds or nellies come along anyway to join the craic of this rollicking ride!
18.30 Party and BBQ – The Quarter Deck, The Flying Enterprise, Sullivans Quay
Time to take our feet off the pedals. Festival go-ers and participants in the will gather at this iconic pub for food and fun – bicycles welcome! Entry to the party is free, food and drink is on sale.
12.00-18.00 Bike Fair // Festival HQ, Grand Parade
Market stalls with luscious bikes and cycling accessories || Trike Trials || Bicycle Olympics || Family cycling || Cargo Bike show || Interactive science demo ‘The Beautiful Machine’ || Safety training workshops || Temporary tattoos || Live music || bike-powered refreshments || Bike Portraits
Week Long Events
Kids luv Bikes exhibition! – Cork City Library
Cork Cycling Festival has teamed up with Cork City Council’s SMILES project for a second year to bring you this colourful exhibition of children’s art. Awards will be presented at the Festival Opening, 13.00, Sat 21st @ Festival HQ, Grand Parade. Also on display will be the winning film in our Bike Shorts! Youth Film Competition.
Gallery on the Go! – Cork Cycling Festival’s first ever shop front cycle art exhibition.
Each shop front will form a gallery space for a different artist. Audience Prize: The artist who creates Cork’s favourite window will receive a €300 voucher for Kilgrews Cycle Shop. – Read On
*** Locations, Exhibition Map & Voting Info coming next week ******