BikePGH’s annual BikeFest Kickoff Fundraiser Party – Friday, August 6

Friday August 6: Get ready to kickoff BikeFest and use those legs for dancing!

BikeFest is on its way, and it’s time to get ready for one of the best parties of the year – BikePGH’s BikeFest Kickoff Fundraiser Party!

Our largest party of the year kicks off BikeFest in style, and raises funds to support BikePGH’s advocacy efforts.  Our annual 12-day BikeFest includes tons of great bike-themed events, created by cyclists, for cyclists.

THE PARTY BEFORE THE PARTY: THE VIP EVENT 6:30-8:00

Join us early for some delicious food and great music at the BikeFest VIP Party.  The event will feature appetizers by Salt of the Earth, the future Garfield restaurant owned by local star chef and bicyclist Kevin Sousa, whose restaurants consistently rank among Pittsburgh’s top 25.  The party will also feature live jazz music by marimba virtuoso Marcus Kim.

For $100 per ticket, the VIP Party and will help stimulate Pittsburgh’s bicycle infrastructure in a big, big way.

Included with the VIP Ticket is: one BikePGH Membership, admission to the BikeFest Party Main Event, 5 drink tickets, 5 raffle tickets, and a BikeFest T-shirt.

BIKEFEST PARTY MAIN EVENT 8:00-12:00

After the VIP event, the main event will kick into gear with DJs, a photo booth, a silent auction, dancing and more!  As usual, there will be tons of swag that will be raffled off and available in the silent auction, including Trek and KHS commuters, a Dahon folding bike, and a sweet Mavic wheelset, among others.  Details will be posted soon, so stay tuned!

Food from Whole Foods and Dozen as well as local beer from the Penn Brewery.

  • When: Friday, August 6
    large donor event 6:30pm – 8:00pm
    main event from 8:00pm-12:00am
  • Where: Pittsburgh Opera (tons of indoor bike parking)
    2425 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 [map]
  • How much: $35 general admission (see below for more details)
  • Why: To raise funds for BikePGH’s advocacy efforts (and to have a great time doing it!)

AVOID THE LONG LINES, BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE

While checking out, you will also have the opportunity to Become a Member at a special discounted BikeFest Price.

VIP PARTY (6:30-8:00): $100 (includes a BikePGH membership)

  • Ticket includes one BikePGH Membership, single admission to the BikeFest Party Main Event, 5 drink tickets, 5 raffle tickets, and a fashionable BikeFest T-shirt.

MAIN EVENT TICKET: BikeFest Party General Admission (8:00-12:00): $35

  • Ticket includes single admission, 4 drink tickets, and 2 raffle tickets

BikeFest Party Recession Special (8:00-12:00): $15

  • if a $35 ticket is a little difficult to swing during these tough economic times, we also have a “recession special” ticket price. Ticket includes single admission and 2 drink tickets

You can purchase tickets at the door, but why bother when you can buy advance tickets and walk right in?  CLICK THE IMAGE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Want to get into the party for free?  We have plenty of volunteer opportunities available.  Simply fill out our volunteer form.


Can’t make the fundraiser party but still want to contribute to BikePGH’s advocacy efforts?

There are plenty of ways to help make Pittsburgh more bike-friendly

Not a member of BikePGH? Join today! Membership is our most important source of income, and we need you to add your voice! BikePGH works to protect cyclist’s rights and promote the vision of making Pittsburgh a safer and more enjoyable place to live and to ride.  BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

Already a member and want to contribute a bit more? Every little bit helps.  Whether it’s for purchasing bike racks, engineering bike lanes, printing the Pittsburgh Bike Map, or helping us pay our phone bill, you can be sure that we put your donation to good use.  Make an ADDED DONATION to help make the change that you want to see.

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