Bicycle Safety Festival

Saturday, June 2nd
At Parc Putnam, Downtown Lafayette

Featuring a FREE 50 mile bike ride and a 1.5 kid-friendly family ride supported by TRAIL.


Support Local Cycling – Ride Safe, Drive Safe, and Have FUN!

Bring your bikes for a family fun day on two wheels! The Bicycle Safety Festival is an annual event hosted by Broussard & David Law Firm in partnership with TRAIL, Bike Lafayette, the Lafayette Public Library, and the Lafayette Consolidated Government. The free festival will feature a children's bicycle safety course, a 50 mile adult ride and a 1.5 mile family ride, youth and adult helmet giveaways, free bicycle registrations, food and refreshments, and a raffle of a brand new bicycle from Hub City Cycles!

This year's Bicycle Safety Festival will be held in conjunction with the Lafayette Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff event. We have moved our event to Parc Putnam in order to accommodate both events. Parc Putnam is near the downtown library on Lafayette Street directly across from the federal courthouse.


TRAIL supported bicycle rides

TRAIL will be hosting two free rides for Bicycle Safety Festival: an adult ride with distance options up to 50 miles, and a 1.5 mile family ride.

The free adult ride will kick off from Parc Putnam in downtown Lafayette at 7:30am with distance options of 16mi, 26mi, 36mi, and 50 miles. The route will take you past Parish Brewery, down the scenic Bayou Tortue Road before finishing with a loop around the Acadiana Regional Airport. If you are participating in this free ride please arrive for check-in at 7:00 am!

View the route for the Bicycle Safety Festival Adult Ride.

The Bicycle Safety Fest Family Ride will be a 1.5 mile course around downtown Lafayette and a great opportunity for families to get out and practice bike safety skills. The family ride will begin around 9:30, starting and ending at Parc Putnam.

View the route for the Bicycle Safety Festival Family Ride


Schedule of events

  • 7:00 am: Check-in for the 50 mile adult ride
  • 7:300 am: Adult ride begins
  • 9:00 am: Bicycle Safety Festival begins. Bike registrations, helmet giveaways, and safety course will be ongoing through 12:00 pm.