Go Dutch at Grand Central Park
By DowntownMiami.com | Published: April 23 2012
Friday, April 27 from 6pm-11pm is for bike lovers! Dutch-themed event in honor of Queen's Day, the Dutch National Holiday. Join the Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
Everyone is welcome. Attendees arriving on a bicycle and Dutch-inspired apparel can enter the "orange costume contest" and have a chance to win a custom bicycle from Republic Bike. Additionally there will be live DJ entertainment and local fare from some of Downtown Miami’s favorite restaurants.
The festival coincides with the monthly Miami Critical Mass, the ride will be starting as regularly scheduled at Government Center, the only difference to previous rides is that we'll be ending at Grand Central Park for the celebration, the group of cyclists should be expected to arrive at the park around 8:30pm.
Grolsch will distribute 800 orange t-shirts before the start of Critical Mass at Government Center, it is advised you arrive early if you wish to get a free t-shirt.
The limited shirts will entitle participants to a $3 special on Grolsch 16oz beers at the park. Everyone is encouraged to wear orange!
Green Mobility Network will be providing FREE bicycle valet on a first come first serve basis. Bike valet space is limit so it is
highly recommended you bring your own lock as a precaution, additional on-site self-parking is available for cyclists.
The Dutch-themed event is a collaborative effort between Grolsch, The Miami Bike Scene, the Downtown Miami Partnership,
the Consulate General of The Netherlands, and the Omni Parkwest Redevelopment Association (OPRA).