2013 NYC Unicycle Festival Aug 30-Sep 1
Posted June 23, 2013
On Labor Day weekend, hundreds of one wheelers will be rolling across the Big Apple celebrating the unicycle.
Friday, August 30, 2013 is Brooklyn Unicycle Day. Festivities begin with a mass ride over the Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island, total distance is 13 miles. The official schedule ends with a one-wheel display on the Boardwalk by Deno’s Wonder Wheel.
Festivities on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 are on Governors Island starting at noon. Activities include races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including unicycle basketball, hockey, and sumo. For fans of extreme riding, the Hell on Wheel trials course challenges riders of all levels. World-famous riders will display their skills, and members of the public 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, and mono-wheel vehicle inventors, along with circus enthusiasts, extreme sports viewers, and anyone seeking an unusual sight—even for NYC!
Friday, August 30, meet at 2pm, ride begins at 3pm
Saturday, August 31, noon–5pm
Sunday, September 1, noon–5pm
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