Join us at our Annual Gala & Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 26, 2024, from 5:30 to 9:00pm, at The Ridgeland Mansion in West Fairmount Park, our biggest fundraiser of the year.

We are excited to announce that this year Philadelphia’s Deputy Managing Director, Michael A. Carroll, P.E., will accept the Maguire Award for his continued dedication to building safer streets and equitable multi-modal systems across the city. And, as always, the evening will culminate with an introduction to the BCYC Athlete of the Year!

It’s a celebration you won’t want to miss — an elegant evening of cocktails, three course plated dinner, award ceremony, and silent & live auctions featuring unique cycling opportunities, bikes, gear, and surprises! Funds raised at the Gala support our year-round education and advocacy work on behalf of all people’s right to safe mobility.

Become a Sponsor  𑇐  Donate to the Silent Auction 

Does your company prioritize active transport, youth development, and sustainability? Or would you like to connect with community members who do?  Program book ads and table sponsorships are available, as well as opportunities to support the mission of BCGP with in-kind donations.

Read about Gala sponsorship opportunities here, and contact Sonja Bontrager, Development Director, to find the right fit!


We’re excited to honor the City of Philadelphia’s Deputy Managing Director Michael A. Carroll, P.E. with the Maguire Award. A creative and nationally respected leader with more than 25 years of experience in transportation, he leads in developing strategies and implementing policies to build a safe and equitable multi-modal systems across Philadelphia’s diverse and vibrant neighborhoods.

Camden County Commissioner Jeffrey L. Nash will be receive the Connect the Circuit Award for his efforts in the planned design and construction of the county’s proposed LINK trail, a 32-mile multi-purpose trail stretching from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow.

We will also celebrate the warm community created by KRT/QRT Cycling with the I Bike PHL Award, honor master craftsman Stephen Bilenky of Bilenky Cycle Works and founder of Philly Bike Expo, and announce the BCYC Athlete of the Year.

LOCATION: The picturesque The Ridgeland Mansion in West Fairmount Park (4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131) is easily accessible by bicycle and has parking on-site. Please note that the Gala is held in the venue’s modern marquee tent, which blends the best of both the gorgeous outdoor setting and indoor comfort.

TICKETS: Tickets on sale soon!




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