The Spring GoByBike Week for Penticton is here!
GoByBike Week is back this spring in Penticton, with many ways to participate!!
To kick off the week, the Penticton Safety Village will be open for families to drop in and learn about bike safety. To ensure your bike is road ready, Freedom Cycle & The Bike Barn will be onsite with Fix-it Stations as well! Come meet Katie, our GoBy Bike coordinator and get registered to log your km’s and enter to win amazing prizes!
Celebration Stations are back, and we have 5 fantastic stations scheduled!
Monday May 30th 7:30 am – 9:00 am Pen High & KVR Middle School Celebration Station at the KVR Trial/Track field. Freedom Cycle will be the onsite Fix-it Station.
Tuesday May 31st 7:30 am – 9:00 am Booster Juice is returning as a Celebration Station sponsor at the Cherry Lane Location. The Bike Barn will be the onsite Fix-it Station.
Wednesday June 1st 7:30 am – 9:00 am Sprott Shaw College is sponsoring their first Celebration Station, at the Princess Margaret Main Entrance! The Bike Barn will be the onsite Fix-it Station.
Thursday June 2nd 7:30 am – 9:00 am Penticton E-Kruise is also sponsoring their first Celebration Station for downtown riders, at the Penticton Library Fairview Bike Lane! Look for the station next to the Bike Lane on the green space of the Library. Freedom Cycle will be the onsite Fix-it Station.
Friday June 3rd 7:30 am – 9:00 am We wrap up the celebration stations with a returning sponsor; Nature’s Fare! Join us at Nature’s Fare on Main street. The Bike Barn will be the onsite Fix-it Station.
New to the week is the Brewery Happy Hours!!
Five of Penticton’s breweries have come together to show support to Penticton riders. Each week day a different brewery will offer a happy hour special to patrons arriving via bike! You will also gain 1 entry per location for a grand prize merch basket, full of items from each brewery.
Monday May 30th – 4 pm – 6 pm Tin Whistle Brewing Happy Hour Special
Tuesday May 31st – 11 am – 10 pm Bad Tattoo Happy Hour Special
Wednesday June 1st – 6:30 pm – 9 pm Neighborhood Brewing Happy Hour Special
Thursday June 2nd – 12 pm – 4 pm The Cannery Happy Hour Special
Friday June 3rd – 3 pm – 5 pm SlackWater Happy Hour Special
To wrap up the week, head downtown on Saturday June 4th! There is a community ride scheduled to start & end at Gyro Park. The ride will commence at 10 am.
From 10 am – 1 pm join us at Gyro Park as we draw prizes from all the daily celebration stations, the brewery merch prize and fun door prizes! The South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society will be onsite doing helmet fitting, and Freedom Cycle & The Bike Barn will also both be onsite with the Fix-it stations!
We have added a Bike Swap Meet to the Wrap up celebration, starting at 11 am! Learn more in this post, and for sellers you can secure your spot here.
None of this would be possible if it was not for the amazing support of our sponsors! Thank you to all the provincial and community supporters listed below. We look forward to seeing you throughout the week and on the trail!