Learn To Ride Charlotte @ Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

It’s never too early (or too late!) learn to ride a two-wheeler! Kids of all ages and grown-ups, too, can Learn to Ride a bike using the tried-and-true “balance bike” method. It’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s a skill that will last a lifetime! Join the fun, and this FREE opportunity to Learn to RideLearn to Ride is a not-for-profit, 100% volunteer series of events to grow Charlotte’s cycling community one new cyclist at a time. Learn to Ride is made possible in partnership with Bicycle Sport and Trips for Kids Charlotte, with support from Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, Mecklenburg County Public Health, and well-run media + marketing.

TourDeTurns Rad Bike Rodeo @ Carmel Road Park
Aug 25 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Stoked to be asked yet again to bring the rad! We’ll be set up and rocking our traveling Bike Rodeo for all ages. Last year, we helped the program Loaves & Fishes raise over $46,000 net for their most awesome effort. So save date & we hope to see you there! 

Tour Turns is an original and unique benefit bicycle ride winding through
beautiful tree-lined South Charlotte neighborhoods offering 15, 25, 37 and 62 mile routes.

​Amazingly, all the routes are within a six square mile area of this beautiful area of Charlotte.
We also offer Closed Loop Course in the Park and Walking Routes.

Stay tuned for a new kids and youth event that will take place in the park in 2018!

The ever popular “Under the Shade Trees Festival”
includes live music, a craft beer garden  by SUGAR CREEK BREWING,  catered lunches from Harris Teeter Deli, raffle and playground.

BIKE Fest Gaston County @ George Poston Park
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


***Not our event, but we’ve been asked to rock alongside our pals with Gaston County Parks & Rec. and their friends. They’ll be hosting their grand opening of a most epic Pump Track, Live tunes, Bike Industry Vendors & Guided Trail rides for all skill levels. Hope to see YOU there! 

Gaston County Parks and Recreation will be hosting the 3rd Annual BIKEFEST Sponsored by Gaston County Travel & Tourism on Saturday September 29th 2018. The event will be held at George Poston Park from 10am until 2pm. George Poston Park is home to over 10 miles of mountain bike trails and was named a National Recreation Trail in 2015. BIKEFEST will feature the grand opening of our pumptrack, live music, food from Oak City Fish N’ Chips, bike demos, local bike shop vendors, FREE guided trail rides, and much more. For additional information please contact Gaston County Parks & Recreation at 704-922-2164 or visit the County’s website at


Gaston County strives to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to access its programs, services, and activities. If you require assistance to participate in a program, service or activity of Gaston County, we request that you contact our office at least 5 days before the event.*