Australia’s biggest multi-discipline bike festival, Brisbane Cycling Festival, is rolling back into town for an unforgettable citywide celebration and 20 huge days of events from March 24 – April 14.
Presented by King Street, the world-class festival will continue to develop Brisbane’s reputation as a cycling city as over 30,000 athletes, officials and attendees unite from all over the nation and globe for an unforgettable experience for riders and spectators alike.
Building upon the success of 2021, Sean Muir, General Manager of Major Events at AusCycling, is excited to be returning this year and to present Brisbane with a world-class offering that caters to everyone.
“After a tumultuous couple of years navigating the COVID-19 events landscape, we’re thrilled to be bringing this colourful and inclusive festival to life as our participants travel from near and far to join in the celebrations,” said Muir.
“It is important that Brisbane Cycling Festival caters to everyone, regardless of ability or experience levels – with the ultimate goal to bring everyone together for an unforgettable time.”
Featuring some of the country’s most prominent cycling events, the action-packed festival will make the most of Brisbane’s extensive network of bikeways and shared pathways, offering a unique opportunity for the city to see Australia’s best BMX, mountain bike, road and track cyclists up close and personal.
This year, Tokyo Olympic Freestyle BMX Rider and Gold Medallist, Logan Martin will continue his dominant running of putting bikes on the main stage, teaming up with Brisbane Cycling Festival as their official ambassador.
“I am stoked to team up with Brisbane Cycling Festival presented by King St as their official ambassador for this year’s citywide celebration and event!” said Logan Martin.”
“The Olympics last year was just the start of how we can put bikes on the world stage and I am pumped to inspire the next generation of riders, particularly in the lead-up to Brisbane 2032, through a home event like Brisbane Cycling Festival.”
This year, the citywide celebration of cycling will host its hub, Festival Village and Active Lifestyle Expo, at Brisbane Showgrounds and neighbouring precinct King Street, inviting riders and spectators to a number of new activities, entertainment, and a wealth of food and drink offerings.
Outdoor action in the precinct will include the festival’s launch event, street criteriums, sprints, the start and finish of the Tour de Brisbane, and Spokes and Jokes all balanced by energetic arena events including school holiday learn to ride camps, come n’ try sessions, e-bike demo’s, bike polo, Monster Energy BMX Shows, cyclo-cross, and much more.
The Brisbane Cycling Festival 2022 is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council, through Brisbane Economic Development Agency and the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland, and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.
Stay tuned for our Festival Program of Events or sign up to receive the program when it goes live, plus receive access to other great Brisbane Cycling Festival information.