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NYC Unicycle Festival FREE Aug 31-Sep 3
Posted August 11, 2017
Produced by Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., the eighth annual New York City Unicycle Festival brings together recreational riders, world-class performers, mountain and off-road unicycle enthusiasts, mono-wheel vehicle inventors, and thousands of people who have not ridden in umpteen years, along with circus enthusiasts, extreme sports viewers, and anyone seeking an unusual sight–even for NYC! All for free!

All ages and abilities welcome.

August 31, 2017 — One Wheel the West Side. Unicycle riders will meet up in Battery Park at 10am and journey up the West Side before rolling to Central Park for a loop. Some riders may return to Battery Park via an east side route.

September 1, 2017 – Brooklyn Unicycle Day. Festivities begin Friday afternoon with a mass ride over the Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island. Meet-up at 2pm next to City Hall (Manhattan) at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. We will roll at 3pm. Expect to witness a one-wheel parade across Brooklyn.

September 2 & 3, 2017 – The festival’s main events takes place on Governors Island from noon–5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including basketball, hockey, and sumo. For fans of extreme riding, the Hell on Wheel trials course challenges riders throughout the day. World-famous riders display their skills, and members of the public have the opportunity to try one-wheel riding. DJ Sky King keeps the one-wheel tempo rocking.
When:
August 31–September 3, 2017
Where:
Thursday: Manhattan
Friday: (Manhattan to) Brooklyn
Saturday & Sunday: Governors Island
How Much:
Free!
More Information:
nycunifest.com
Note from the CircusNYC Editors: Posted as received.