Philly Free Streets is a new people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia. Philly Free Streets highlights the intersection of public health and active transportation by temporarily closes a designated street route to cars, inviting people to walk, bike, and play.

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting two awesome events this Saturday we hope you come out for.

Bike Rodeo

Philly Free Streets goes from 8am-1pm, and we will have staff members there the whole time running a Bike Rodeo for kids!

The Bicycle Coalition is hosting a bicycle rodeo for kids as part of Philly Free Streets. We will be on Passyunk Ave at South Street from 8am- 1pm. Bring your kiddos out to learn and improve their bicycle skills including turning, signaling, maneuvering, stopping and scanning.

This event is ideal for children ages 5-12 who already know how to ride a bicycle.

Bike Rodeo
September 24
Corner of Passyunk and South Streets

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Extended Free Streets

We will also be leading a ride covering all of Philadelphia’s free streets—from South Street to the Sweetbriar Fields in West Fairmount Park, where we will meet numerous organizations already celebrating Free Streets in the Park!

At 11:15, we will begin organizing bicyclists at 2nd and South Streets, then ride as a group to the South Street Bridge, up the Schuylkill River Trail, along Martin Luther King Drive, and into Fairmount Park. At Sweetbriar Fields in West Fairmount Park for the already-in-progress community concert highlighting local talent and a picnic.

This ride is about 5.5 miles and includes some hills. All are invited to attend.

We invite you to join us in the Fields for a picnic. You can either bring your own lunch, or get lunch at one of the food trucks at the event. We will also lead a ride back to the Art Museum around 2pm.

Extended Free Streets
Group Ride to Sweetbriar Fields for Concert
2nd and South to Sweetbriar Fields

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