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Lafayette Consolidated Government Announce 5th Annual Bicycle Safety Festival

Bicyclists are invited to the 5th Annual Bicycle Safety Festival for a day of fun for all ages with the goal of educating cyclists and motorists.

Posted: May 26, 2021 1:07 PM

Lafayette, LA – Bicyclists are invited to the 5th Annual Bicycle Safety Festival for a day of fun for all ages with the goal of educating cyclists and motorists. The event is made possible through a partnership between Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG), Broussard & David, LLC, Bike Lafayette, the Lafayette Public Library, and ArtWalk.

Thanks to the generosity of Broussard & David, there is no charge to attend or participate in activities.

"We continue to host this event each year to educate cyclists and motorists about bicycle safety and the rules of the road. There has been a bicycle boom over the last year in response to the pandemic, leading families and children to venture out onto the road for a socially distant way to exercise and enjoy the outdoors," said shared-sponsor and organizer Blake David. "As the school year ends and summer approaches, bicycle awareness is even more essential so we can make the roads safe for all users."

When: Saturday, June 12, 2021, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Parc Sans Souci, downtown Lafayette

Bicycle Safety Festival Highlights

Safety course led by certified bike safety instructors
Those who complete the safety course will be eligible to win a free bicycle from Hub City Cycles
Bicycle inspections
Free bike lights and t-shirts given to the first 300 participants
Bike Lafayette will provide repair and maintenance demonstrations, host a family-friendly Gleaux Ride after sunset, and will gather input from cyclists on a project to create a bike map of Lafayette
Free bicycle registration with the Lafayette Police Department; In the event a bicycle is lost or stolen, registration makes owner identification easier when the bike is found or recovered

Children’s Activities:

Children's Museum of Acadiana
Lafayette Public Library’s M.I.Brary (Musical Instrument Library)
Deuxième Vie Creative (craft creations using repurposed materials)

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