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Park Dental Tour de Kids – North Star Bicycle Festival
North Star Bicycle Festival Day 1 – Grand Avenue, St. Paul
The Park Dental Tour de Kids bike races will take place June 14-18 at five different locations in conjunction with the North Star Bicycle Festival. The Tour de Kids races will allow kids 12 and under to ride on the same course as the pros who compete in the festival bike races. Registration is free and occurs at the Park Dental exhibit at each night of the festival. Participants are asked to bring their bike, a helmet and a parent to sign the required waiver. All participants receive a commemorative medal for participating. In St. Paul, the Park Dental Tour de Kids race will start around 7:15 pm, just after the professional women’s race.
The 18th annual North Star Bicycle Festival is a multi-day, multi-location celebration of cycling. The North Star Bicycle Festival is held in five locations across Minnesota, June 14 – 18. In addition to professional bicycle races, the public is welcome to spectate and enjoy bike expos, food trucks and kids activities such as the Park Dental Tour de Kids. To date, the North Star Bicycle Festival has attracted more than 2,500 of the country’s top professional and elite cyclists, including 33 Olympians. This year, hundreds of cyclists and thousands of fans are expected at the Grand Prix, which will benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.