Welcome to The Bike Week Events Page for Dublin City.

Please note: Information on this page will be updated regularly to let you know about the Bike Week Events that are taking place in your area and who to contact for more information.

Date Event Details Time Target Audience of Event Locations(s) of Event
Sunday – 12th September Pedalpalooza is our flagship Bike Week event. It’s a family-friendly bike festival, taking place in Fairview Park.

 

Pedalpalooza aims to celebrate and promote the benefits of cycling through workshops, guided cycles and fun activities. A wide range of activities, suitable for all ages and abilities, will be held in the park to get people moving and to promote a more sustainable urban mobility culture, such as e-bike and cargo bike demos, information tents, children’s workshops, bike maintenance workshops, and much more!

We are encouraging people to walk or cycle to this event, where possible. Free bike parking will be available in the park.

Activities include:

Guided cycles, Cycle bus drop-on session, Cycle fashion upcycling workshop, Bike maintenance workshop, Pedal-Powered Workshops, Fitness for Kids, Cycling Obstacle Course, Yoga in the Park

For more details on activities and events, please click here.

1pm – 5pm Families, all ages, open to the public Fairview Park
Sunday – 12th September Monthly Cycles Bike Week Cycle

Monthly Cycles are a Dublin-based initiative, with the aim of bringing women in Dublin together each month for an inclusive cycle around the city. These are social events, with the added bonuses of exploring the capital, sharing experiences, exchanging tips, and (very importantly) enjoying cake.

To sign up for this event, please complete the online registration.

12pm Women Dublin city
Sunday – 12th September Guided Cycle to Clontarf promenade

This 7km cycle leaves from Fairview Park and travels along the Clontarf promenade to the wooden bridge. To sign up for this event please complete the online registration.

1pm Open to all Fairview Park
Sunday – 12th September Guided Cycle to Royal Canal

This 4km cycle leaves from Fairview Park and brings participants to the new premium cycle route along the Royal Canal. To sign up for this event please complete the online registration.

3pm Open to all Fairview Park
Monday – 13th September City Centre Lunchtime Cycle Tours

Join an exciting bike ride highlighting the best of Dublin led by Cycle Dublin Bike Tours. Ride past Dublin’s most famous attractions and historical sites. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics of the city and learn about its rich, strange history as well the quirks that make up Dublin’s culture. The tour will start at Whitefriar Place, beside Aungier Street. Bicycles will be provided for this tour. The tour lasts one hour.

The tour is free to attend but booking is essential. Groups numbers are limited to 15 per tour. Book your place by emailing cycledublinbiketours@gmail.com

1.30pm Open to all City Centre
  Dublin’s Sporting History by Bike:

Explore Dublin with a genuine sports fanatic who is full of fun interesting facts from a broad range of sports. This is a fully guided tour and will sports ranging from cricket to Gaelic games. As well as filling you in on fun facts your guide will supply you with a bike, helmet, hi-viz and make sure you are safe at all times. This tour will be led by the Lazy Bike Tour Company and bikes will be supplied.

This tour is free of charge but registration is essential. Register online now. 

6pm – 9pm All The Lazy Bike Tour Company, Drury Street Multi Story Car Park, Dublin 2
  Dublin Cycling Campaign webinar. Why We Cycle: Dublin Stories

To celebrate Bike Week 2021, at this meeting we’ll hear from a range of people who get around Dublin by bike or trike. Speakers will only have three minutes each to share their cycling stories, so it promises to be a lively and interesting evening. The meeting will be chaired by meteorologist Joanna Donnelly and is organised by Siobhán McNamara. It will be recorded and posted on YouTube afterwards. Register through Zoom at this link

8pm All On Line
Tuesday – 14th September Bike Clinic 8am – 2pm Open to all Wilton Terrace, Grand Canal
Tuesday – 14th September City Centre Lunchtime Cycle Tours

Join an exciting bike ride highlighting the best of Dublin led by Cycle Dublin Bike Tours. Ride past Dublin’s most famous attractions and historical sites. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics of the city and learn about its rich, strange history as well the quirks that make up Dublin’s culture. The tour will start at Whitefriar Place, beside Aungier Street. Bicycles will be provided for this tour. The tour lasts one hour.

The tour is free to attend but booking is essential. Groups numbers are limited to 15 per tour. Book your place by emailing cycledublinbiketours@gmail.com

1.30pm Open to all City Centre
Tuesday – 14th September Lunchtime Cycle for Dublin City Council staff 1pm Dublin City Council Staff Dublin City
Wednesday – 15th September City Centre Lunchtime Cycle Tours

Join an exciting bike ride highlighting the best of Dublin led by Cycle Dublin Bike Tours. Ride past Dublin’s most famous attractions and historical sites. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics of the city and learn about its rich, strange history as well the quirks that make up Dublin’s culture. The tour will start at Whitefriar Place, beside Aungier Street. Bicycles will be provided for this tour. The tour lasts one hour.

The tour is free to attend but booking is essential. Groups numbers are limited to 15 per tour. Book your place by emailing cycledublinbiketours@gmail.com

1.30pm Open to all City Centre
Thursday – 16th September City Centre Lunchtime Cycle Tours

Join an exciting bike ride highlighting the best of Dublin led by Cycle Dublin Bike Tours. Ride past Dublin’s most famous attractions and historical sites. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics of the city and learn about its rich, strange history as well the quirks that make up Dublin’s culture. The tour will start at Whitefriar Place, beside Aungier Street. Bicycles will be provided for this tour. The tour lasts one hour.

The tour is free to attend but booking is essential. Groups numbers are limited to 15 per tour. Book your place by emailing cycledublinbiketours@gmail.com

1.30pm Open to all City Centre
Thursday – 16th September Lunchtime Cycle for Dublin City Council staff 1pm Dublin City Council Staff Dublin City
  Explore Glasnevin & Ballymun by Bike

Take a leisurely cycle around the Glasnevin/Ballymun Area.

This a fully guided tour and stops will be made along the way where your guide will give you information and answer any questions you may have. Stops along the way include Glasnevin Cemetry, Tolka Valley, Botanic Gardens & Griffth Avenue. Bike and all safety equipment is provided as well as a friendly guide to take you safely around the routes.

This tour is free of charge but registration is essential. Register online now.

6pm – 8.30pm All Opposite the entrance to Glasnevin Cemetery
Friday – 17th September City Centre Lunchtime Cycle Tours

Join an exciting bike ride highlighting the best of Dublin led by Cycle Dublin Bike Tours. Ride past Dublin’s most famous attractions and historical sites. You’ll be taken through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics of the city and learn about its rich, strange history as well the quirks that make up Dublin’s culture. The tour will start at Whitefriar Place, beside Aungier Street. Bicycles will be provided for this tour. The tour lasts one hour.

The tour is free to attend but booking is essential. Groups numbers are limited to 15 per tour. Book your place by emailing cycledublinbiketours@gmail.com

1.30pm Open to all City Centre
  Discover the Grand Canal & Inchicore by Bike

Take a leisurely cycle around the Inchicore area and the Grand Canal. This a fully guided tour and stops will be made along the way where your guide will give you information and answer any questions you may have. Some of the stops include Richmond Barracks, Goldenbridge Cemetery, Kilmainham Goal/Royal Hospital Kilmainham & Irish War Memorial Gardens. This tour will be led by the Lazy Bike Tour Company and bikes and safety equipment will be supplied.

This tour is free of charge but registration is essential. Register online now.

6pm – 8.30pm All Richmond Barracks, Dublin 8
Saturday – 18th September Discover the Docklands and Grand Canal by Bike

Take a leisurely cycle around the Dublin Docklands and the Grand Canal area of Dublin. This is a fully guided tour and stops will be made along the way where your guide will give you information and answer any questions you may have. Stops along the way include Hanover Quay, Windmill Lane Recording Studios, Irishtown & The Great South Wall. This tour will be led by the Lazy Bike Tour Company and bikes and safety equipment will be supplied.

This tour is free of charge but registration is essential. Register online now. 

2.30pm – 5pm All Grand Canal Quay
Saturday – 18th September Royal Canal Cycle

Take a leisurely cycle along the Royal Canal and surrounding area. This is a fully guided tour and stops will be made along the way where your guide will give you information and answer any questions you may have. Stops along the way include Royal Canal, Phoenix Park, Grangegorman & Phibsborough. This tour will be led by the Lazy Bike Tour Company and bikes and safety equipment will be supplied.

This tour is free of charge but registration is essential. Register online now. 

10am – 12.30pm All Cross Guns Basin, Phibsborough

 

For more information:

W: www.dublincity.ie

E: Deirdre Kelly:  Deirdre.kelly@dublincity.ie