The NYC Unicycle Festival is August 29 to August 31, 2014

Produced by Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., the New York City Unicycle Festival brings together recreational riders, world-class performers, mountain and off-road unicycle enthusiasts, mono-wheel vehicle inventors, and thousands of people who have not ridden in umpteen years, along with circus enthusiasts, extreme sports viewers, and anyone seeking an unusual sight–even for NYC!

All ages and abilities welcome.

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The New York City Unicycle Festival takes place August 29 to 31, 2014:

August 29, 2014 – Brooklyn Unicycle Day. Festivities begin Friday afternoon with a mass ride over the Brooklyn Bridge (3pm) to Grand Army Plaza (4pm) and then to Coney Island (6pm). Expect to witness a one wheel parade across Brooklyn followed by “One-Wheel.” an amazing stage show at Coney Island USA Shooting Gallery Arts Annex.  This long-distance unicycle ride organized by the Unicycle NYC Bridge Tour (

More info about the route, the Friday night show, and more.

August 30 and 31, 2014 – The festival’s main events takes place on Governors Island from 12pm-5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including basketball, hockey and sumo. For fans of extreme riding, the Hell on Wheel trials course challenges riders throughout the day.  World-famous riders display their skills, and members of the public have the opportunity to try one-wheel riding. DJ Sky King keeps the one-wheel tempo rocking.

More info about the Governors Island festival activities

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