Valpo Night Ride

Valpo Night Ride Bike Bash!

Break away from the pack with the Valpo Night Ride Bike Bash pre-party! 

Join us at 7pm for a bike friendly night of fun to enjoy with family & friends (even if you don’t plan to ride). Enjoy music by Arrested Sounds, food trucks, bike friendly vendors, best decorated bike contest, and back by popular demand- ADULT TRICYCLE RACING!  For a $1 donation, you can go head-to-head with friends and family (ages 13+) to see who is the fastest pedaler on three giant wheels! Join in on the fun with your whole family, and pump up the riders before they take off for their 10-mile ride! 

*Open to the public, no admission needed to join the party! Cash required for food, vendors, and trike racing.

Valpo Night Ride

Light up Valparaiso streets and cycle through the city by starlight at the annual family friendly Valpo Night Ride! This 10-mile ride features a route that both begins and ends at Central Park Plaza, Downtown Valparaiso.

  • Post-ride snacks provided to each participant after pedaling through the City
  • Police support and volunteers along the route to ensure a safe ride
  • Prize for “Best Decorated/Lighted Bike”
  • Helmets and lights required & reflective wear encouraged

Disclaimer: This ride is an informal community ride. Please be familiar with the route and alert the ride leaders if you plan to break off or cut your ride short. Valpo Parks is not responsible if you get lost or hurt while riding your bike. You ride at your own risk and assume all responsibility for yourself and your equipment.

Event Details

  • Ages: All ages are welcome, however, under 18 must be accompanied and ride with an adult. All participants should be able to safely ride 10 miles.
  • Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023
  • Time: Bike Bash pre-party begins at 7:00 pm. Ride begins at 10:00 pm.
    Participant Check-in/Same Day Registration: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. 
    • Registering online from your computer or phone before you arrive is the easiest option.
  • Location: Central Park Plaza, Valparaiso
  • Fee: $33 until 8/6, $38 after 8/6, no shirt option save $5, same day registration $38

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  1. Cristina Darr

    Special Events Director
    Phone: 219-462-5144 ext. 6335


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