12th Annual NYC Unicycle Festival

Thu Sep 2, 2021
Various times
All ages
FREE
Multiple locations around NYC
, New York, NY

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.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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