TOUR DE FAT: San Diego, California

Golden Hill Park: 9/26/2015

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General Info «
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Tour de Fat is New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, honoring mankind’s greatest invention. Born in Ft. Collins, Colorado to increase awareness and participation in cycling as a sustainable form of transportation, Tour de Fat has grown into a national rite of passage for cycling advocates and bon vivants alike.

Opening each show with a costumed bike parade through the host city, Tour de Fat celebrates the power of the bike by encouraging everyone to embrace their inner-cyclist and ride the streets as a rolling carnival of creativity. The festival also features a celebration of the inspirational car-for-bike swapper series in which brave souls hand over their car keys as a commitment to commute by bike.

The car-for-bike program is what gives Tour de Fat its deeper meaning as people make a life-changing commitment. Anyone is welcome to be a swapper - whether you’re an avid cyclist or just starting to rekindle your love for the bike. We can’t wait to meet more good people willing to forgo four wheels for two.

Schedule «

Main Stage:               
10:00 a.m. — Parade Registration
11:00 a.m. — Parade Kick-Off
11:50 a.m. — Fashion! (Best Costumes of Tour de Fat)
12:00 p.m. — Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds
12:00 p.m. Lips Lounge Tapping: Eric's Ale, Hop Stout, Cocoa Mole
  1:10 p.m. — The Slow Mo Show
  1:30 p.m. — The Slow Ride Races
  2:00 p.m. Lips Lounge Tapping: Carnie's Blood
  2:10 p.m. — 1,000 Person Dance Contest – Winner receives a New Belgium Cruiser!
  2:40 p.m. — Car for Bike Trade
  2:50 p.m. — SSSSnake! Rides Sputnik!
  4:00 p.m. — Reggie Watts
  5:00 p.m. — Finale
Stage Stage:
12:00 p.m. and 3:10 p.m.
Superfriends Variety Hour: Death Defying Comedy, Chain Saws, Yo-Yos and Bananas 
Le Tigre Circus Tent:
11:15 a.m. — Marnie Sams Muffin Show (Kids Show)
11:50 a.m. — The Other One
12:20 p.m. — Fire Leopard
1:10 p.m. — The Kroup
2:00 p.m. — Yo-Yo Time Machine
2:30 p.m. — Honeymoon Cabaret
3:30 p.m. — The Other One
4:20 p.m. — Etiquette School

Non Profit Partners «
San Diego County Bicycle Coalition fb icon
San Diego Mountain Biking Association fb icon

Sustainability support provided by: Zero Waste San Diego
Beer List «
Carnie Blood Cocoa Mole Eric's Ale Fat Tire Hop Stout Long Table Ranger Slow Ride Snapshot