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BIKEfest Events and Special Offers
All BIKEfest are FREE unless otherwise noted. We will add to this list as more events are planned.
BIKE-It-To-Me! Special offers by local merchants.
See the bottom of this page for special offers by local
North Berkshire businesses for those who bike to their establishment.
You must show them your Bike Helmet to get their special offer.
Saturday April 28th
All of May
Bicycle History exhibit at the Milne Library, Williamstown. Free
Saturday May 5th
FREE Bike Wash, 11am at the Milne Library, Williamstown. Free
Sunday May 5th
MCLA Bike Share Program Community Ride to celebrate the launch of the Bike Share Program! We will meet in the Quad around 1:30pm and take a ride into downtown North Adams to Rock the Block! http://rockintheblock.blogspot.com/
Tuesday May 8th
TALK/SOCIAL Biking and Community At the monthly North Adams Green Drinks 5:30 at the Freight Yard Pub Jay Walsh of BIKE North Berkshire and BIKEfest will give a short presentation about biking and bike infrastructure followed by Green conversations. Bike related door prizes. North Adams
Thursday May 17th
Bike Documentary Film Night at MASS MoCA, North Adams. Bike Commuter Salon/Social Gathering at 6:30pm, Selection of short Biking Films at 7:30 pm followed by a panel/audience discussion about Biking Locally. A few unique bikes will be on display, Door Prizes (T-Shirts, Bike Accessories and more.... will be given out at the end of the evening). Refreshments will be avaiable for purchase.
Saturday May 19th
River Walk hosted by Hoosic River Revival starting at MASS MoCA parking lot. 9:30-10:45am. Free
Buy a Bike for Kids North Adams Police Bicycle Auction, 10:30 am (preview 10am) at the Police Garage. Bikes and Assorted Bikes Parts and other items. Sold as-is, No refunds.
BIKEfest Family Bike Rodeo at MASS MoCA from 11am-2pm (Rain Date Sunday May 20th), Contests with Prizes, Bike Challenge Course, Helmet and Bike Safety Checks, WIN a Kids Bike, and other Free Bike Related Stuff, Food for Purchase, FREE Admission to MASS MoCA Museum for kids and adults who come to BIKEfest, StoryWalk "Duck on a Bike",Bike Decorating with “Kids Space” and Bike Parade at 2pm. Event is Free and open to kids of all ages. Helmets are required to be worn by event participants.
10% off purchases at the MASS MoCA museum store "Hardware". (cannot be combined with other offers)
Talk on the History of the Bicycle at Western Gateway Heritage State Parkmuseum, North Adams at 3:00pm. Free for children and adults. Door prizes.
Wednesday May 23rd
Bike Trail Walk in Adams Parents will meet at the Berkshire Visitor Center at 11:15. Children will walk or ride along the bike trail to Russell Field Playground. Led by Shelley Daly . Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc.
Thursday May 24th
FILM “With My Own Two Wheels” With My Own Two Wheels weaves together the experiences of five individuals into a single story about how the bicycle can change the world—one pedal stroke at a time. IMAGES CINEMA, Williamstown, 5:30 PM. Film Trailer
BIKE-It-To-Me! Local Merchant Special Offers
Ride your Bike to any (or all) of the local North Berkshire merchants listed below during BIKEfest Week May 13th-19th and you will receive their special offer. Thank them for supporting biking in our communities.
MASS MoCA will offer 10% off at both their museum store and Williamstown shop for BIKEfest week to those who bike to the stores.
El Conejo, the taco truck in Williamstown will be offering $2 off any order of $3 dollars or more on the days of Tuesday-Friday, May 15-18 to anyone who arrives at the truck via bicycle. We are open for business from 11am-1:30pm and our location tweets can be found on our website: www.conejocorredor.com, Facebook, or Twitter: elconejo365. Or, just ride down the street and you can't miss the truck.
HUDSONS Art @ MASS MoCA will offer 10% discount on all items in the shop except the art to all BIKEfest participants!
Bike over to Where'd You Get That on Spring Street Williamstown and enter a raffle for gift certificate. HEY we've got a bike rack right next to the store.
Bike to Ephporium Market on Spring Street Williamstown during BIKEfest and get 50% off packaged nuts and trail mixes.
Toonerville Trolley 10% off all non-consignment merchandise.
Subway Williamstown: 10% off your order.
Bike to Amy's Cottage in Williamstown and get a raffle ticket for a prize.
Bike to The SPOKE during BIKEfest week May 13th-19th and receive a FREE Mini Bike Tune-Up on the spot.
Wild Oats Community Market: Enter into a raffle for a gift card
Harrison Gallery Free 2012 calendar when you drop by on your bike.
Hart's (formerly Pharmacy),on Spring Street will offer10% off storewide for those who bike to the store the week of BIKEfest. Be sure to show them your bike helmet.
Ruby Sparks Women’s Clothing: 20% off Frye
Nature’s Closet clothing and outdoor gear: 20% off store wide. Free Cliff Bar with purchase
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Bike to the Clark and enjoy a free cookie from the coffee cart. Bring in your bike helmet and show it for your cookie. Enjoy!