“I moved to Minneapolis six years ago and biking in the Greenway Glow was easily one of the best nights I’ve had in this city!”– Shane M.”
We invite you to join us for a VIP Bike ride during the Greenway Glow Arts Festival, to help raise funds to protect and enhance the Midtown Greenway.
The rides can sell out and are already half full, so register today!
Choose from several rides, including:
- Family Ride to the Family Glow: 6-9 p.m.
- Twilight Ride: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
- Moonlight Ride: 8-11 p.m.
After your ride, join us at Eastlake Brewing in the Midtown Global Market for the free After-Glow Party from 9 p.m. – Midnight, featuring Taco Cat tacos and craft beer (or kombucha or soda) for all registered riders. (The party is open to everyone.)
Bike Ride Start Location
All Bike Rides Start near the Midtown Bike Center. Check in on the Greenway between 10th and 11th Avenue. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the ride you wish to join. Rides will be self-led, allowing you to stop and visit the many art installations and performances along the way.
Things to Bring with You to the Glow
- Bike helmet (required)
- Bike lights
- Bike lock
- Bright-colored or reflective clothing
- ID and some cash
- Community spirit and support for the artists and the Greenway!
Vine Arts Rest Stop
The main rest stop for all rides is Vine Arts Center in the Ivy Building at 27th Avenue and the Greenway. Be sure to go INSIDE and upstairs to Vine Arts Center to check out the gallery and enjoy snacks and beverages. Get there before 9 p.m. to get your free ice cream treat (outside).
Vine Arts Center is hosting the Family Glow from 6 – 9, but will be open for the entire Glow until Midnight! Be sure to check out their Night Bike Gallery installation and Black Light Studio!
The VIP Rides
6 – 9 p.m. Family Ride to the Family Glow at Vine Arts Center, featuring “make and take” art and kids activities. Activities will be held both inside and outside of Vine Arts, which is located in the Ivy Arts Building at 27th Avenue and the Greenway in Seward. The ride is about 4 miles round-trip. (After 9 p.m., Vine Arts will have music, treats, and more upstairs in their gallery!)
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Twilight Ride. 10-mile ride with your choice of stops at art installations and performances, ending with the After-Glow party at Eastlake Brewery!
8 – 11 p.m. Moonlight Ride. 10-mile ride with your choice of stops at the art installations and performances, ending with the After-Glow party at Eastlake Brewery!
After-Glow Party from 9 p.m to Midnight. Award Ceremony at 11:30 p.m. Door prize drawings will be held at 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30.