New Belgium Brewing’s Tour de Fat Bike Festival is Saturday at Yards Park

Photo courtesy New Belgium Brewing

From a press release:

“The Washington, D.C. stop kicks off the 2015 season of Tour de Fat and will feature eclectic entertainment, yo-yo performances and even vaudeville acts. Everyone 21 and older is invited to sample new and classic favorites from New Belgium including the brewery’s flagship brew, Fat Tire, New Belgium’s latest year-round offering, Slow Ride Session IPA, and selections from the acclaimed Lips of Faith series.

Tour de Fat is free to participants, but beer and merchandise proceeds from the Washington, D.C. stop will go to:
Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Black Women Bike DC
Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling
Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts
Phoenix Bikes

Last year, the Washington, D.C. Tour de Fat stop had approximately 7,000 attendees and raised more than $57,000 for local non-profits.

Tour de Fat – Washington, D.C. Details
Saturday, May 30

Yards Park

Main Stage:

11:40 a.m. — Fashion! (Best Costumes of the Tour de Fat)
12:00 p.m. — Lips Lounge Tapping: La Folie, Oatmeal IPA, Cocoa Mole
12:10 p.m. — Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
1:00 p.m. — Lips Lounge Tapping: Pear Ginger Beer
1:10 p.m. — The Slow Ride Races
2:00 p.m. — Lips Lounge Tapping: Carnie Whiskey Barrel Love
2:10 p.m. — 1,000 Person Dance Contest – Winner receives a New Belgium Cruiser!
2:40 p.m. — Car for Bike Trade
3:00 p.m. — Lips Lounge Tapping: Transatlantique Kriek
4:00 p.m. — Charles Bradley
5:00 p.m. — Finale

Stage Stage:
12:20 p.m. and 3:10 p.m.
Superfriends Variety Hour: Death Defying Comedy, Chain Saws, 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
2:05 p.m. – Yo-Yo Time Machine
2:40 p.m. – Honeymoon Cabaret
3:30 p.m. – The Other One
4:20 p.m. – Etiquette School

Admission – FREE!
Donations for non-profits are accepted
Beer – $5″

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  • Hey there POP, I’m hoping you can help me out… Alison and I got married and TDF yesterday in the Le Tigre tent. I’m wondering if anyone got some good candid shots of us. Also, there were a bunch of random guests that we invited into the tent at the last minute, I’d like to get in touch with them. Anything you can do to help would be amazing. Thanks.

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