Vernon Bike Fest 2019
Whether you live here, or are coming from out of town, come spend a weekend with us celebrating all things biking on some of the amazing trails in the North Okanagan!
thursday, May 2: movie night
Location: Vernon Towne Cinema
Time: Doors at 6:00 PM, Movie at 7:00 PM
“reverence: a journey into fear, featuring darren barrecloth”
Fear. Most don't understand fear, nor are they willing to accept it. 'Reverence' is a Mountain Bike film that delves into the psyche of elite athletes on a quest to understand what motivates them to tirelessly lay down their legacy.
“beautiful idiot, featuring brett rheeder”
Beautiful Idiot takes you on a ride through the mindset and motivations of those who feel driven to pursue greatness, how it can feel to fall short, and the consequences of reaching a lofty goal when the struggle to get there has defined you for so long.
TICKETS: $20 at the door
friday, MAY 3: bike party
Location: Ratio Coffee & pastry
Time: 7:00 PM
THEME: BIKING THROUGH THE AGES
tickets: $35 (tickets MAY BE PURCHASED online on ratio’s website: https://squareup.com/store/ratiovernon/)
Description: BIKES, PIZZA, BEER, LIVE MUSIC, what could be better! Come out and rub elbows with Vernon’s biking community at this fun-filled event! Pick your favorite era, and get into it. Costumes encouraged. The ticket price includes includes pizza, first beer, live music, and a donation to the club. Tickets for this event are limited to 65, so get your tickets early!
saturday, May 4: XC RACE
Location: ELLISON PROVINCIAL PARK
theme: “good old-fashioned bike race”
SATURDAY, MAY 4: RAIL TRAIL art festival
location: RAIL TRAIL TRAILHEAD, COLDSTREAM, BC
TIME: 10:00 AM
Description: Come ride your bike along the shores of Kalamalka lake while discovering some of the region’s talented artists. Live painting, performers, and music. Come see what all the fuss is about with the exquisite pathway. Feel free to come on foot or on bike, just come out and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan!