One of Gabe's favorite things to do at the start of every new year is pull out his calendar and save-the-dates for more #OpenStreets | #ciclovia fun! At least 8 major ciclovias are scheduled to take place across Los Angeles County in 2020, not including all the events organizations are planning in other parts of California.
As huge fans of these transformative events, Gabe and his friends at #ActiveSGV team have once again put together a list of some of the most interesting and exciting ciclovias scheduled for the year ahead. The calendar includes several new routes and even one of the first twilight events in SoCal, appropriately scheduled for All Hallow's Eve! Get a head start on creative costume ideas, and be sure to give Gabe and friends a high 5 if you seen them exploring car-free streets outside the San Gabriel Valley.
Also, be sure to thank Metro Los Angeles staff if you see them. Their Open Streets Program makes most of these events possible!
Sunday, February 23, 2020 (9a-3p) - CicLAvia South LA
The 2020 schedule will kick off with a new route connecting neighborhoods in South LA. Easily accessible via the Metro Blue (A) Line, the 6 mile route traverses much of historic Central Avenue in Los Angeles. The 35th cicLAvia to date, the event will also include photo booths, arts & crafts projects, games, and lots of food options. More info at ciclavia.org
Saturday, March 21, 2020 (10a-4p) - Beach Streets
The City of Long Beach's home-grown ciclovia returns on March 21st with a route connecting to Cal State Long Beach. The 4-mile route will include 4 festival hubs with their own unique vibe, music, activities, and family-friendly activities. If you haven't been to a "Beach Streets" before, Gabe highly recommends checking it out. More info here.
Sunday, April 19, 2020 (10a-4p) - Heart of the Foothills
Third in line is a #GabeTheSasquatch production! Golden Streets Heart of the Foothills will connect the cities of San Dimas, La Verne, and Pomona. Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Earth Month, the event will feature an array of eco-minded activity hubs, games, art installations, and more along the five mile route linking historic downtown San Dimas and La Verne to Palomares Park in Pomona. Join Gabe and friends for a special kick-off celebration at 8:45am at Palomares Park for a guaranteed selfie and a chance to win some Golden Streets prizes! More info here.
Other Upcoming Ciclovias!
Dates sometimes subject to change. Be sure to check back later in the year to confirm!