Saanich Cycling Festival

Date & Time: April 22, 2018 (11:00am - 3:00pm)

Category: Saanich Community Events (See all events in this category)

Explore Saanich by Bike!

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 by getting the family out for a bike ride. The festival route includes seven community Celebration Stations where you can collect stamps on your event map.  Start your journey at the Celebration Station closest to you and then return your map to the Saanich Hall for a chance to win a variety of great prizes.  Enjoy two live bands and a variety of free family activities in the Saanich Hall parking lot from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

The Kids Decorated Bike Ride starts at 1:00 pm and you can choose either the 1.5 km or 2.2 km route.
Map - Cycling Festival Kids Route 2018.pdf [PDF - 276 KB]

The more Celebration Stations you visit, the more chances you will have to win prizes and the more exploring Saanich you will have achieved.

The main Celebration Site will be located at the Saanich Hall at 770 Vernon Avenue. 

Click on the Festival Map below to see where this years stations are located:

Some celebration stations will close by 2:30 pm to ensure all cyclists have a chance to make it to the Saanich Hall before the event concludes.

Look for these free family activities to be included in the day:

  • Bike Rodeo
  • Stage Entertainment
  • Cycling Obstacle Course and Skills Challenge
  • Kids Decorated Bike Parade at 1:00 pm
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatable Obstacle and Basketball Shooter Game
  • Interactive Information Booths
  • Bike Safety Tent
  • Festival Food Carts and Concessions

Stage Schedule

11:30 am - 12:45 pm    Cookeilidh
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm        Hung Jury

Need a tune up?  Get your bike looked at during the Festival to see if it is road ready.

The Kids Ride at 1:00 pm features two routes to choose from so all ages and abilities can take part.