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Bike Month

Tacoma-Pierce County Bike Month

Join with partners across Tacoma-Pierce County to celebrate the many benefits of bicycling for transportation and recreation this May. Follow along on Facebook, Instagramand Twitter/X for Bike Month 2024 updates and events.


2024 Bike Month Events & Activities

Partners across Tacoma-Pierce County are celebrating Bike Month with events and activities - we hope you'll join the fun!

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Bike Talk
Virtual (link)
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
May is Bike Month in Pierce County! Get excited by learning about upcoming events, programs and infrastructure updates from the Pierce County team and nonprofits including ForeverGreen Trails and 2nd Cycle

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Daffodil Classic Bike Ride
Location: Bell Tower on the Orting Trailhead
Time: 9:00 AM
Please join us on April 21 for the 2024 Daffodil Classic. Meet around 9:00 am at the gazebo next to the Foothills Trail in Orting.

Saturday, April 27, 2024
13th Annual Pierce County Bike Swap:
(Ride Together Pierce)
Location: Tacoma Community College - Lot A (facing S 19th St)
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Pierce County Bike Swap will bring the bicycling community together to buy, sell bikes and bike parts, to test ride their future bike, practice bike riding skills, purchase low-cost helmets, discuss best cycling routes, and much more.

May (All month long)
Bike Everywhere Challenge (Countywide) 

Ride Together Pierce is hosting the Bike Everywhere Challenge, May 1-31, encouraging folks to log their bicycle trips on the trip calendar at RideTogetherPierce.com. You can participate as an individual or form a bike team with your friends or coworkers. Those who take and log at least 10 bike trips in the trip calendar are automatically entered to win prizes, including gift cards for individuals, and a pizza party for the top performing bike teams. 


To join the Bike Everywhere Challenge, create an account or login to the trip calendar and log your bike trips during May.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
May Flowers to Kick Off Bike Month
Location: Wright Park, N Yakima and Division (by the ladies)
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Ride your bike this morning and stop by the ladies in Wright Park for some flowers for your bike and a treat for you.

Thursday. May 2, 2024
Bike 101 Maintenance College Night
Location: 1207 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma WA 98405
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This is a basic bike mechanics class targeted for college-age individuals

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 (and all month long)
National Bike & Roll to School Day
(City of Tacoma)
Location: Various Tacoma Public Schools
Schools across the country will celebrate biking, walking, and actively rolling to school on May 8, 2023, and throughout the month. Bike, walk, scoot, or skate to school in May from home or by parking a few blocks away from school. Plan a celebration with your school using posters, promotions, and incentives. Visit cityoftacoma.org/walkandroll for ideas and resources.

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Intro to Bike Polo
Location: TBA
Time: TBA
Come try out Bike Polo. We currently don't have a location but keep an eye out on social media for when we figure it out.

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Bike Story Time with Arts & Crafts
Location: Swasey Tacoma Public Library branch
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Enjoy this family-friendly event with a bicycle-themed arts and crafts, bike stories, and safety activities at the Swasey Tacoma Public Library branch from 11am - 12pm.

Sunday, May 19, 2024
Destiny Dozen 2nd Cycle Fundraiser Bike Ride (2ndcycle)
Location: 1205 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma WA 98405
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This is an annual fundraiser for 2nd Cycle Programs.

Friday, May 24, 2024
Friday Fiddy Ride
Location: 1205 MLK Jr. Way Tacoma WA 98405
Time: 6:00 PM
This will be a group bike ride to explore Tacoma. This will be the first of an ongoing series we will hold this summer here at 2nd Cycle.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Public open house for the Puyallup Avenue Corridor project
Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D Street (Enter from Parking Lot H)
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Please join City of Tacoma staff for a public open house for the Puyallup Avenue Corridor project. The project includes significant active transportation improvements. The project is currently in design and anticipated to go to construction as soon as 2027 (pending funding availability.)

Sunday, June 2, 2024
Peninsula Metric Century
Location: War Memorial Park at the Narrows Bridge
Time: 9:00 AM
Free Pizza after at Roundtable in Gig Harbor about three miles from the finish line.