Get Ready for FestiVELO

FestiVÉLO_logoTwo weeks from Sunday, Lafayette will host its first annual FestiVELO. While New Orleans, Mandeville, and Baton Rouge have had a bicycle festival for years, Lafayette is quickly gaining ground.  Whether you are new to cycling or have been riding for years, whether you bike for recreation or transportation, whether you are 6 or 96, FestiVELO has something for you. This community bike bash will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette. Events include the following happenings, bike rides and safe cycling classes:

  • Customized and Restored Bike Show
  • Bike Shop Round Up
  • Lafayette Police Bicycle Registration
  • Meet Your Local Bicycle Professional Mixer
  • Bicycle-themed Arts & Crafts Show
  • Bike & Yoga
  • Family Fun Ride
  • Bike Lafayette Rookie Ride
  • Petit Paris Cyclists Killer B's Ride
  • Cajun Cyclists A Train Ride
  • Cycle Zydeco
  • Kids' Rodeo
  • Bicycle Self Defense
  • Biking for Boomers
  • Live local music
  • Food and Drink
  • And more...