Limerick City Bicycle Parade

Bike Week Activities and Events
  1. Cycle training workshops are being organised for school children throughout Bike Week.  These workshops are organised by Limerick Sports Partnership and the Garda Siochana.
  2. Group Evening Cycles will take place from City Hall on Wednesday June 22nd and Thursday June 23rd from 6pm to 7pm. The routes include: The Island Cycling Track, The Canal Bank and Shannon Riverside Cycle Track and The Condell Road off road cycle track.
  3. A Cycle Information day with Bicycle Maintenance Workshop will take place at City Hall on Friday June 24th . Information and displays will be provided on safe cycling techniques together with updates on current cycling projects in the city.
  4. Primary Schools in the City and its suburbs have entered a competition to design a poster promoting cycling in Limerick. Prizes include €400 , €200 and €100 euro worth of cycling accessories for winning schools . The winning school will also have their poster posted in the local newspapers during bike week.
  5. A Bike Art Workshop will be held at City Hall on Sunday June 26th between 11am and 12.30pm to help children decorate their bicycles for the Bike Parade at 1pm.
  6. The Bike Parade will be a fun event for cyclists of all ages and abilities . The main purpose is to provide young cyclists with a safe environment in which to experience  cycling in the city centre. The event will encourage people to think more positively about cycling through the city.

The highlight of this fun event will be the range of parade contests being organised. Those cyclists interested in dressing up are encouraged to choose from the following categories:
  • Fancy Dressed Cyclist
  • Most Decorated Bicycle
  • Cycle Chic ( male & female)
  • Best Dressed cyclist ( male & female)
  • Most unusual Bicycle
  • Oldest Bicycle
  • Oldest Cyclist
  • Smallest Bicycle
  • Youngest Cyclist
Prizes include vouchers for fashion outlets, cycle shops, bookshops and local restaraunts.

Also happening after the Parade in the Peoples Park are the Bouncy Castles, Sumo Wrestling, Gladiators, breakdancing, street performers and lots more.

Join the fun at King Johns Castle between 12 noon and 1pm and party until 5pm in the Peoples Park.

Temporary Bike Racks with security will be provided at the Peoples Park.

For more info call Limerick City Council 061 407176.

   Limerick City Bicycle Parade Brochure (PDF - 1,245 Kb)
   

Last update:12/07/2011

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