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2012 NYC Unicycle Festival FREE
Posted on Jun 08, 2012

Playful Productions is proud to sponsor the 2012 NYC Unicycle Festival, three days of one-wheel madness!


The city‘s third annual unicycle festival rolls into town Labor Day weekend. The growing popularity of this quirky pastime, combined with the City‘s initiatives to encourage cycling, make this a timely opportunity to celebrate the unicycle. Last year‘s festival brought over 300 riders to the Big Apple; even more one wheelers are expected for this year's event.


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.


NYC Unifest logo (What's New page) and Brooklyn Unicycle Day logo (this page) by Michael Samuel.


August 31, 2012 — Brooklyn Unicycle Day features a 13-mile unicycle ride across Brooklyn. Meet up at City Hall Park in Manhattan at 2pm; cyclists begin the Brooklyn Bridge crossing at 3pm. The ride will culminate in fun events in Coney Island that night.


September 1 & 2, 2012 — The festival‘s main events takes place on Governors Island from noon-5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include free workshops, races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including unicycle basketball and hockey. World-famous riders will display their skills, and members of the public will have the opportunity to try one-wheel riding.

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