The Festival of Everyday Riding is a celebration of all things bike, presented by the City Of Port Phillip.
The City of Port Phillip is committed to a sustainable future, which includes making sustainable travel options accessible in our local community. A key focus of Council’s Move, Connect, Live – Integrated Transport Strategy 2018-28 is an increase in bike riding, with one of the major actions being the roll-out of a network of dedicated and continuous protected bike corridors to create safer routes for all ages and abilities. This included an upgrade of the bike corridor on Moray Street in South Melbourne, which forms the key link between the CBD and Albert Park, which saw brand new separated bike lanes and the first ever Victorian protected roundabouts introduced recently.
What’s On at the Market!
Wednesday 16 October
Start your day in a healthier way and join the cycling revolution. Pedal your way to the Market on Ride2Work Day for a free coffee and breakfast (BYO Cup). There will also be free ten minute bike tune-ups by the team at Back2Bikes, giveaways and prizes!
Bike Scavenger Hunt plus FREE Bike Tune-Ups
Saturday 26 October
Find exciting events, pop-ups and freebies on a loop around South Melbourne. Activities include guided bike tours of the Tour de Moray route, guided tours in rickshaws for non-riding participants and family activities at South Melbourne Town Hall and Emerald Hill Library. There will also be free bike tune-ups and giveaways at the Market.
Shop by Bike Day
Saturday 23 November
Like the idea of riding your bike to the Market but not sure how to carry your shopping? Meet the experts from Back2Bikes and Port Phillip Bicycle Users Group (BUG) for tips on how to get started. Ride your bike on the day for a free 10-minute tune-up and complimentary coffee from Clement. You’ll also go in the prize draw to win a $200 Market gift voucher!
Victoria Police will be in attendance to provide engraving to help keep your bike secure, and it will be your last opportunity to grab a Festival of Everyday Riding reflective ankle band.
For details on all the other events happening, including Bike Confidence Courses, Cargo Bike Sessions and Bikes and Books, head to the Festival of Everyday Riding website.