12th Annual NYC Unicycle Festival
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus rolls out the 12th Annual NYC Unicycle Festival across New York City, bringing together recreational riders, world-class performers, mountain and off-road unicycle enthusiasts, and mono-wheel vehicle inventors.
Social distancing and long-distance rides are the focus this year, as safety is paramount.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, September 2 – 10:30am start time
West Side One-Wheel ride. Unicycle riders meet up in Battery Park and journey up the West Side before rolling to Central Park for a loop.
Friday, September 3 – 2pm start time
Brooklyn Unicycle Day features a massive group ride over the Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island—more than thirteen miles on one wheel!
Saturday, September 4 – 11am festivities begin, 1:15pm ride to Orchard Beach
The festival's main event, Bronx Unicycle Day, starts with a unicycle basketball game featuring local legends, the King Charles Unicycle Troupe, in the south court at Crotona Park. From there, participants ride along Pelham Parkway to Orchard Beach.
Sunday, September 5 – 1pm start time
Unicycle club meeting at Grant’s Tomb caps off the weekend with a low-key skill-share. Anyone interested in learning to ride a unicycle is welcome.