Presented by Dolan Law Firm, Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food, and family!
Join us 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.
Enjoy pedal-powered food, a pedal-powered sound stage featuring live music, daredevil stunts, a kid’s bike rodeo, safety training, 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.
The first 1,000 people who RSVP will get free ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream store in Jack London Square!
Volunteer at Pedalfest for a free t-shirt, lunch, and drink after your shift!
2018 Pedalfest Highlights
Stay tuned for updated schedules in 2019!
Amphibious Bike Race | 12:30PM at the Main Stage on Broadway
Watch a spectacular display of land- and sea-worthy bikes as they pedal through Jack London Square and into the Oakland Estuary at 12:30PM
Bicycle Stunt Shows | 11:30AM, 2PM, and 4PM
Custom Bike Show | All Day, Webster St. Entrance
Check out stretched bikes, lowriders, vintage bikes, custom cruiser and more! Bring your own bike and hang out with your friends!
Application deadline is Friday, July 13. All proceeds benefit Bike East Bay!
Whymcycles | All Day, Franklin St. Plaza
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 carparts, trampolines, old bicycles and more!
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.
Kick back under the palm trees and enjoy a cold one! All proceeds from Drake’s Brewing will support Bike East Bay. Beer booths are located on Broadway, Franklin, and Webster plazas.
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! Stage lineup:
Hosted by: Justin Ancheta (JAB) & Seneca (Earth Amplified)
Kids Bicycle Parade: 1:30PM at the Main Stage on Broadway
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 11am near the main stage at Broadway and Water St. The parade will cruise through Jack London Square at 1:30pm.
Electric Bike Test Track | All Day, Broadway Entrance
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.
Kids Bicycle Rodeo | Afternoon, 55 Harrison
A team of youth cycling instructors will lead a fun-filled bicycle rodeo for children at 12-3pm including a bike safety course, skills building lessons and bicycle safety instructions. Bikes and helmets will be provided to participating children, grades 3-6.
Perfection On Wheels BMX Stunt Team | 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM at 55 Harrison
Enjoy BMX spectacles by Perfection On Wheels’ BMX Stunt Team in front of 55 Harrison. Show Time: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM
Theft Prevention Photo Booth | All Day, Broadway Entrance
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. Register your bike!
Oakland Public Library Bike Library | All Day, Broadway Plaza
The city’s bike-powered bookmobile pulls into Pedalfest with cascading bookshelves! Check out their new zine lending library, BOZO (Bike of Zines, Oakland), and contribute a page to a collaborative zine commemorating Pedalfest. Get signed up for a library card, a copy of their summer reading lists, and score some awesome swag.
Thanks to our 2018 sponsors!
RSVP and get a free ice cream!