The Carnival Ride

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and people of all genders:

Don’t miss this fantastical, spectacular, amazing edition of the Santa Cruz Bike Party.

As we approach the darkest day of the year, we celebrate the coming return of the light with a festive bike party inspired by carnivals big and small.


Bike Party is on, rain or shine, although current forecast looks like it will be clear tonight.

Here’s our route:

Meet at The Bike Church at 7pm, roll out at 7:15.

Head south on Pacific Ave,
East on Beach St
Follow the levee path to San Lorenzo Park
East on Soquel
Right on Pine
Right on Seabright
Left on Murray
Right on Lake down into the Harbor

First break by the traffic circle at the start of East Cliff

Follow East Cliff to a left on 17th
Left on Brommer to the Arana Gulch bike path
From the path, take Broadway back into downtown
Right on Pacific for a victory lap downtown

Ends back at the Bike Church, 703 Pacific

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