Bike Bash Pre-Party

Returning for 2022, break away from the pack with the Valpo Night Ride Bike Bash pre-party! 

Join us at 7pm for a bike friendly night of fun to enjoy with family & friends (even if you don’t plan to ride). Enjoy music by Arrested Sounds, food trucks, bike friendly vendors, best decorated bike contest, kids interactive bicycle playground, and NEW this year- TRICYCLE RACING!  For a $1 donation, you can go head-to-head with friends and family (ages 13+) to see who is the fastest pedaler on three giant wheels! Join in on the fun with your whole family, and pump up the riders before they take off for their 10-mile ride! 

*Open to the public, no admission needed to join the pre-party! Cash required for food and vendors.

Valpo Night Ride

Light up the Valparaiso streets and cycle through the city by starlight at the annual, family friendly Valpo Night Ride! This 10-mile ride features a route that both begins and ends at Central Park Plaza, Downtown Valparaiso. 

  • Event shirt provided to each bike rider
  • Post-ride snack goodie bag provided to each participant after pedaling through the City
  • Police support and volunteers along the route to ensure a safe ride
  • Prize for “Best Decorated/Lighted Bike”
  • Helmets and lights required & reflective wear encouraged 

Disclaimer: This ride is an informal community ride. Please be familiar with the route and alert the ride leaders if you plan to break off or cut your ride short. Valpo Parks is not responsible if you get lost or hurt while riding your bike. You ride at your own risk and assume all responsibility for yourself and your equipment.

Event Details

Ages: All ages are welcome!  Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and able to safely ride 10 miles.  All participants should be able to ride 10 miles within 90 minutes.
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time: Bike Bash pre-party begins at 7:00 pm. Ride begins at 10:00 pm.
            Participant Check-in/Same Day Registration: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm.
            Registering online from your computeror phone before you arrive is the easiest option.  THERE MAY BE SHIRTS AVAILABLE, it will tell you during registration what sizes are available.
Location: Central Park Plaza, Valparaiso
Fee: $33 until 8/5, $38 after 8/5, no shirt option save $5, same day registration $38
Free for kids being pulled in a trailer or with parent/guardian on back of bike.

If you have any questions about this bike ride, please contact our Special Events Director at

August 20, 2022
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Valpo Night Ride
August 20, 2022 (Saturday) - 22:00
10 miles
Solo Night
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