Cyclefest and Bikemania July 22 + Adorable U District kiddie crit video

Cascade’s Cyclefest and BikeMania events will take over Magnuson Park Friday, July 22. The event includes several kids events followed by a screening of Stage 19 of le Tour complete with a beer garden and BMX show.

Here’s how Cascade describes the event:

Join us for the biggest Tour de France-inspired festival on the west coast! This annual family-friendly event is a great occasion for relaxing with your family or friends over a picnic. For one day a year, we close down a block within the park and throw a giant bike party!

Schedule of events:

5 p.m: Randy’s Urban Grill sausage cart, Jamba Juice smoothie stand, and beer garden featuring New Belgium beer
5 p.m: Bike Art, Carnival, Treasure Hunt, Adaptive Cycles
5:30 p.m: 1000 Yeahs Jump Show with Nick Halsey
6:30 p.m: Orkestar Zirkonium – Balkan-inspired, mobile, brass-and-drum band performance plays in Magnuson Park Amphitheatre
6:45 p.m: 1000 Yeahs Jump Show with Nick Halsey
7:30 p.m: Kids’ Bike Parade – we supply simple materials, you bring a bike and helmet
8 p.m: 1000 Yeahs Jump Show with Nick Halsey
8:30 p.m: Orkestar Zirkonium plays in front of the big screen at Cyclefest
9 p.m: Drawing for Lapierre bicycle and other great prizes
9:15-10:30 p.m: Tour de France Stage 19 on the big screen!

Speaking of kids bike events, Madi from FamilyRide posted this video from a very rainy Kiddie Crit in the U District over the weekend as part of Recycled Cycles Brad Lewis Memorial Criterium. Enjoy!

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