What's New for the 7th Annual Atlanta Moon Ride
Atlanta Moon Ride, the first night cycling event of its kind to be introduced to the city, returns on Friday, June 7 for its seventh annual ride. The festivities will kick-off with the ride’s signature pre-party in Piedmont Park at 7 p.m., followed by a lively seven-mile bike ride at 11 p.m. alongside the Atlanta Police Department. This years route has riders passing through the Virginia-Highland neighborhood which is home to numerous bars, restaurants and spectator events. Everyone is encouraged to ride with flair - dressing in costumes, decorative helmets and glow sticks - anything goes!
Participants gearing up for Atlanta Moon Ride are encouraged to start their own fundraisers to raise money for local nonprofit, Bert’s Big Adventure. Each rider that creates a fundraiser as an individual or as part of a team will be eligible for amazing prizes including two round-trip domestic flights from JetBlue Airways, four tickets to an Atlanta United home match with customized jerseys, a night out with Fur Bus, a group outing to Topgolf and so much more!
All proceeds from the Atlanta Moon Ride will support the work of local charity, Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. Since 2013, Atlanta Moon Ride has raised over $250,000 for this wonderful cause.
Leading up to the night of the event, presenting sponsor, CapTech, will launch the official Atlanta Moon Ride app providing exclusive access to 2019 event details including the route map, event schedule and a live streamed DJ for attendees to listen to together during the ride. The app will be available for download in the iTunes store and on Google Play.
Ride registration is a $35 charity donation and includes a highly sought-after Atlanta Moon Ride t-shirt. The outdoor kick-off party will include live music from headlining band, Blair Crimmins and The Hookers. Additional featured sponsors include JUMP, Subaru of Gwinnett, Atlanta United, Fontis Water, Monster Energy, The Color Spot, Tito’s, FurBus, Motor Cars of Atlanta, Topgolf and JetBlue Airways.
VIP accommodations are available for $95 per ticket and includes entry into a private, tented area with catering, VIP bike valet, private check-in, seating and air-conditioned bathrooms. A VIP bar will offer signature Tito's Handmade Vodka cocktails.
To learn more and register, please visit http://atlantamoonride.com.
About Atlanta Moon Ride
The first night-cycling event of its kind to be introduced to Atlanta, the Atlanta Moon Ride is a 7-mile bike ride through some of the city’s coolest neighborhoods. Established in 2013, the Atlanta Moon Ride allows bike enthusiasts to ride at night without having to battle traffic. All proceeds benefit local nonprofit organization, Bert’s Big Adventure. For more information, please visit www.atlantamoonride.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/atlantamoonride), Twitter (www.twitter.com/ atlantamoonride) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/atlantamoonride/)
About Bert’s Big Adventure
Established in 2002 by Bert Weiss, host of nationally syndicated morning radio show, "The Bert Show", Bert's Big Adventure is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. To qualify for Bert’s Big Adventure, children must be between the ages of 5 and 12, live in “The Bert Show” radio listening area, prove financial need and have never been to Walt Disney World®. Following the annual trip, Bert’s Big Adventure provides year-round support through initiatives such as the Reunion Adventures, the Fairy Godparent volunteer program and additional charitable services. The trip and programs create a community of families that establish lasting friendships with others facing similar challenges. Visit Bert’s Big Adventure online at www.bertsbigadventure.org, facebook.com/ bertsbigadventure and twitter.com/bertsbigadv.