NYC's Unicycle Festival rolls across New York City this Labor Day. Last year’s festival brought over 300 riders to the Big Apple, even more one wheelers are expected for this year's event.
August 31, 2012 – Brooklyn Unicycle Day. Festivities begin with a mass ride over the Brooklyn Bridge to Grand Army Plaza and then to Coney Island. Expect to witness amazing unicycle displays near Deno’s Wonder Wheel. The long-distance unicycle ride is a Unicycle NYC Bridge Tour production.
Ride schedule and route will be posted soon.
September 1 and 2, 2012 – The festival's main events takes place on Governors Island from on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include workshops, races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including unicycle basketball and hockey. New York City’s legendary King Charles Troupe will be organizing the Unicycle Basketball games. For fans of extreme
riding, the Hell on Wheel trials course will challenge riders throughout the day. World-famous riders will display their skills, and members of the public will have the opportunity to try one-wheel riding.
Produced by Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., the New York City
Unicycle Festival brings together recreational riders, world-class
performers, mountain and off-road unicycle enthusiasts, mono-wheel vehicle inventors, and thousands of people who have not ridden in umpteen years, along with circus enthusiasts, extreme sports viewers, and anyone seeking an unusual sight—even for NYC!
Free! All ages and abilities welcome.
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Looking to keep the one wheel rolling? Want to be more than a participant?
If you have ideas of what you would like to see at the 2012 NYC Unicycle Festival, let us know. If you want to help find sponsors, assist with PR, poster local cycle shops, etc, contact [email protected]
If you want to volunteer, contact [email protected]
Support the One Wheel Celebration!
The festival needs sponsors, donors, volunteers, and participants.
Let us know how you can help out.
Contributions are tax deductible.
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2012 NYC Unicycle Festival Sponsors
Bongar Biz, Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, chashama, Deno's Wonder Wheel, Dubé Juggling, JustOneWheel.com, Madama Law, Office of Brooklyn Borough President, The Trust for Governors Island, Michael Samuel Graphics, Hell on Wheel Gang, Playful Productions, NYC Unicycle Bridge Tour, and NYC Unicycle