Activity zones and places to stop, rest, relax, and more will be interspersed across the event route. Each activity hub will offer core services, including:
Live music, entertainment, and games
Free bike and roll valet parking (for strollers, scooters, bikes, skateboards, etc.)
FREE city stickers - collect all 3 at event info booths while supplies last!
626 Golden Streets SWAG booth
Vendors and exhibitors
Water, restrooms, and hand-wash stations
Hub Locations, Activities, and Highlights
See below for detailed information about hub activities, programming, and exhibitors.
South El Monte Hub (9am-4pm) - 1530 Central Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733
Dia de los Muertos Hub (11am-6pm) - 10943 Valley Mall, El Monte, CA 91731
Jeff Seymour Family Center Hub (9am-4pm) -10900 Mulhall St., El Monte 91731
Opening Ceremony (South El Monte Civic Center)
8:30am-9:00am - 626 Opening Ceremony - Join Gabe the Sasquatch and special guests to kick-off the big day! First 150 attendees will receive FREE tickets for a raffle of a new bike, 626 Golden Streets gear, and other prizes. Raffle tickets will be available starting at 8:30am at the ActiveSGV info booth, first-come, first served!
9:30am - Tour de Gabe- Join Gabe and VIP friends for a special, e-bike tour of the event route. Casual pace with brief stops at each event hub. 8 miles round trip. All welcome!
Other Things to Do
El Monte Air Fair - check out classic planes at the SGV Airport, only one block from the Jeff Seymour Family Center Hub (9a-4pm).
Sample some of the region's best vegan fare at the Vegan Food Festival - South El Monte Hub. Vendors include: Ixtaco, Raw Crumbs, Plant Love Food, and Andrea's Healthy Kitchen
Silent Disco at Valley Mall (11am-3pm)
Giant, spooky inflatable characters (Ghost, Witch, Frankenstein, Pumpkin, Spider) at 5 secret locations spread across the route! Happy hunting.
Costume Contest (festively attired pets and humans) at 12pm - South El Monte Hub stage.
South El Monte Civic Center Hub
Central Ave. (between Fawcett Ave. and Michael D. Hunt Dr.) South El Monte, CA 91733 9:00am - 4:00pm
Activities and Games
Giganto Games - Try your hand at giant badminton, giant jenga, and other giant games!
Go Human Parklet Lounge - Take a break and enjoy live entertainment from the comfort of the Go Human pop-up parklet.
Pumpkin Palooza - Paint a pumpkin. Decorate a pumpkin. Take your pumpkin home, just in time for Halloween!
Costume Contests - Dress up and you could win! Categories include Best Dressed Individual; Couple; Family; Group; and mode of transportation (e.g., decorated bike/scooter). Stay tuned for schedule.
Chalk Art Zone - Leave a creative impression on the open street with chalk artists Karla Navarro and Arlou Somo
Super BUBBLES - Experience advanced bubble-making for all ages!
Photo Booth - Make memories with friends and family at the free photo booth.
Utility Box Artwork - Watch as artists transform two sidewalk utility boxes into new works of art.
Get Colored Booth by SGVCOG - Decorate headbands, maracas, sugar skull masks and more!
Go Human Complete Streets Demonstration - Test ride a protected bike/rollway and earn raffle tickets to win prizes!
E-Bike Demos -Test ride an assortment of E-bikes with Propel bikes and Gotcha!
Vegan Food Festival -Sample some of the area's best plant-based fare.
Live Music and Performances (line-up subject to change, stay tuned for more details) Enjoy live music and performances from the main stage at the intersection of Central Ave. and Santa Anita Ave.
8:45-9:15 - Welcome Ceremonyat the Stage
10;10-10:45 - Buzzrites - eclectic covers
11:15-11:45 - Sol de Fuego - Folklorico Dance
12:00pm - City Welcome, Go Human Raffle, and Costume Contest