This Saturday, Ride on Over to Pedalpalooza
(ORLANDO, Fla. – October 7, 2014) Hop on your bike and join the free fun at Downtown South’s first Pedalpalooza, Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 8 a.m. to noon on the Delaney Baptist Church campus, 1919 Delaney Ave. (at Kaley St.), Orlando.
Pedalpalooza will include bike and helmet safety stations, helmet decorating, a family bike parade, and bike exhibitions and shows. There will also be a guided family neighborhood ride and skills training.
The event is co-sponsored by Delaney Baptist Church, Rajun Cajun Bike Shop, American Bicycling Education Association, Old Florida National Bank, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, Regions Banks, Freshfields Farm, Orlando Federal Credit Union, Share the Road, Track Shack Foundation, McDonald’s, Care Spot, City of Orlando Commissioner Patty Sheehan and Downtown South.
There will be free snacks, free bike helmets for kids and a raffle for a chance to win a free bike.
The neighborhoods of Downtown South include Lake Cherokee, Greenwood, Lake Davis, Lake Copeland, Delaney Park, Wadeview Park, Lancaster Park, Southern Oaks, Skycrest, Pineloch Village, Bel Aire, Thousand Oaks, Copely Square and Lofts at SODO.
About Downtown South:
Downtown South, established in 2008 as part of the National Main Street program, is one of seven Orlando Main Street programs initiated by Mayor Buddy Dyer. The Downtown South program focuses on business district revitalization. Main Street programs involve residents working in partnership with businesses and commercial property owners to revitalize the commercial district through creating events, new streetscapes and recruiting and retaining businesses. The Downtown South area encompasses Orange Avenue from Gore on the North to Pineloch on the South, and Michigan Street from Fern Creek on the East and Division on the West. Visit www.downtownsouthorlando.org.