October 16, 2022

Larry’s Famous Brew Ride

You need to get to this ride as this will be the last brew ride for 2022 Season.

Date: October 16, 2022  

Time: 1pm – 4 pm

Location: Meet at Ventura Bike Hub

October 22, 2022

Ventura Electric Light Parade

electric light parade

Light up your life and join this casual social night ride – We’ll meet up at Plaza Park , head to Venture promenade and back up main street.  Lights are required, the more the better.

Date: October 22, 2022

Time: 5:00 PM – 12:00 PM

Location: Meet at Plaza Park  651 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura 93001 (Near Post office)

December 4, 2022

Kids Bike Clean and Fix Workshop

Sierra Club hosts bike work days at the Ventura HUB, and all are welcome! We have dozens of kids bikes to clean and fix then give away to needy families at Christmas.

RSVP and details: https://www.meetup.com/sierraclubventura/events/287675502/

Date: December 04, 2022 

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Ventura Bike HUB, 490 N. Main, Ventura

December 11, 2022

Holiday Parade on Wheels

Decorate your wheels and parade the park in a family-friendly atmosphere.  Prizes for Entries!  Fun Booths and Exhibits! 

Register now! Open to Individuals, Families, Small Groups, Organizations, Business

ALL ENTRANTS MUST FOLLOW PARTICIPANT RULES & PARADE GUIDELINES BELOW

Date: December 11, 2022 

Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Community Park (Telephone & Kimball Roads), Ventura


Be Part of the First Annual Holiday Parade on Wheels Sponsored By Bike Ventura County

Celebrate Holiday Spirit in an All People-Powered Mobility Parade. Light up your bike…Pull a Wagon full of toys…Skateboard as Snowpeople! Prizes will be awarded for ‘Most Beautiful’, ‘Most Humorous’, ‘Most Sustainable’ entries. Open to Individuals, Families, Organizations, Business. Each ticket good for up to 4 persons in the same family, organization or business. 

The Holiday Parade on Wheels is a fun friendly community event promoting recreation and sustainable transportation. At 4pm, come see the exhibits and booths of local interest. At 5pm line up for judging and get ready to parade. At 6pm we go around the bike path at Community Park. At 7pm say goodbye until next year! 

Pre-registration to be in the parade highly recommended. The number of tickets sold is limited. Spectators do not need to pre-register. Use the park entrance at Ramelli & Telephone, and check in at the sign in table. As host of the event, BikeVentura County wants this to be a zero waste event to preserve the environment for future generations. 

ALL ENTRANTS MUST FOLLOW PARTICIPANT RULES & PARADE GUIDELINES BELOW 

ALL REGISTRANTS REQUIRED To Bring Printed Signed Waiver (provided upon payment).

Participant Rules and Guidelines

Parade Marshalls

Parade marshalls will be stationed on the route to assist participants maintain a safe & orderly procession; Please follow any instructions/directions that a parade marshall may give you. Parade marshalls are there to keep the parade running smoothly and provide guidance. Ask a marshall for help if you pull over for a repair, need to pause or aren’t able to complete the route. If you see something that isn’t right, speak up to a parade marshall.

General Entry Guidelines

Commercial entries may include signs which are fully contained within their entry.

Costume and clothing will be ‘G’ rated.

Parade entries will not throw or distribute any item along the parade route. This includes throwing candy, handing out toys, sprinkling confetti, releasing balloons or passing out commercial tokens of any kind.

No flame or fireworks of any kind is permitted.

There is no smoking, ecigs, vaping permitted by parade participants at any time during the event hours.

Alcoholic beverages, including ‘hard’ ciders or seltzers, of any kind are prohibited in Community Park.

Decorated entries will have no political or violent theme or signage of any kind.

This is a zero waste event. Please be aware of your waste footprint for the event. 

Floats, Pets and Music

Floats pulled by wheeled entries are permitted. 

Amplified music is permitted at a volume which does not disturb adjacent entries. Volume must be turned down if suggested and/or turned off if requested by a parade marshall.

Pets must be leashed or crated and contained within an entry at all times.

Motorized Wheels

Absolutely no combustion motorized entries permitted.

The parade priority is for non-motorized wheel with the following exceptions: 

– Motorized wheelchairs and related equipment for those requiring them are allowed. 

– Pedal assist ebikes are allowed only at the parade pace of 5 mph maximum or slower. 

– Other electric motorized wheels are allowed only at the parade pace of 5 mph maximum or slower including but not limited to: electric scooters, electric skateboards, hoverboards, electric unicycles.

Procession Rules

The parade is not a race; It is a parade. Please be prepared to proceed at a safe speed, while keeping a safe distance from the entry in front of you. 

Disruptive behavior, such as erratic riding or excessive speed, by any entry will result in removal from the procession.

Participants under 18 years of age must wear a helmet, with the exception of children in a stroller.

Please do not stop in the middle of the route. For assistance please pull over to the right side of the route, notify a parade marshall if necessary.

Passing any entry in front of you is discouraged. Please stay in the order of the starting parade line up.

Please be courteous to the environment, neighborhood and fellow participants at all times.

If you are not feeling well in any way, please stay home. The event will be following any guidance and advice from the Ventura Public Health Department regarding public gatherings. 

Refund Policy

Registration fee is non refundable for any reason unless the event is cancelled by BikeVentura.


Register now! Open to Individuals, Families, Small Groups, Organizations, Business

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