Dublin City Council

Welcome to The Bike Week 2023 Events Page for Dublin City



Please note Bike Week 2023 has already taken place. Events took place across all four Dublin Local Authority Areas.

See below for a list of events which took place in Dublin City during Bike Week 2023.

Click HERE to see what other events took place in Dublin during Bike Week.

Date Event Details Time Suitable for Locations(s) of Event For More Information

14th May

Inclusive Cycling Come and Try Day

A chance for children and adults with
additional physical and intellectual
needs to try out a trishaw, wheelchair
bike or adapted cycle in a safe

12pm-3pm Children and adults with
additional physical or
intellectual needs
Phoenix Park Click HERE

14th May

“Giro D’Italia” – Ride Green Ireland

Cycle from the Phoenix Park to Lucan
House to the beautiful grounds of
the residence of the Ambassador
of Italy in Ireland for the “
Giro D’Italia
Ride Green”
and enjoy complimentary
lunch, live music, and activities.

See below Families Phoenix Park to Lucan House Click HERE
“Giro D’Italia” – 8km non competitive
bike ride

Starts at 11am (meet at 10.30am) at
Phoenix Park (Knockmaroon Road
Entrance). A sustainable climate
friendly non competitive bicycle
ride through the R109 Panoramic
Road from the Phoenix Park to
Lucan House. Registration essential.
To register Click HERE
10.30am Adults Phoenix Park to Lucan House Click HERE
Families Access To Lucan House

Families with children can join the
grounds of Lucan House with their
own bikes and enjoy the activities
from 12pm to 2pm.

Registration essential
To register click HERE

12pm Families & Children Lucan House Click HERE

14th May

Velo Expo
VeloExpo is brought to you by
Old Velos and Fixed Gear Dublin.
Join us on May 14th at noon in Eamonn
Ceannt Park for a dazzling display
of vintage bike history, free for
everyone! Enter your bike by
clicking HERE
12pm-4pm Everyone Eamonn Ceannt Park,
Click HERE

14th May

Bike Maintenance Workshop
Monthly Cycles are organising a bike
maintenance workshop in the Bike Hub,
Crumlin. The workshop will cover the
basics of getting to know your own bike,
what do all those bits of wires and
levers actually do?! Basic safety
checks and at home repairs you can do
to keep your bike in tip top condition!
Like all Monthly Cycles activities,
it is primarily aimed at women and
will involve tea/coffee and cake
and lots of chats. Please book your
place HERE:
2pm – 4pm We particularly encourage
women to join us but
are welcome and inclusive
of all!
The Bike Hub,
Eamon Ceannt Park,
Click HERE

17th May

Sunset Cycle Social

Join us for a leisurely cycle on a
completely car-free path in the Phoenix
Park to enjoy the summer’s evening and
see the sunset. This cycle will be
approximately 5km at a very gentle and
leisurely pace so will be suitable for
all ages and abilities. Cyclists of all
abilities and bikes of all types are
welcome to join.

8pm Everyone is welcome Phoenix Roundabout
(off Acres Road, beside the
Papal Cross)
Click HERE

17th May

Community Bike Rides:

Phoenix Park

6pm Adults – Leisure Cyclists Dublin Click HERE

18th May

Bike maintenance drop in
Free bike service run by the Cycle Clinic.
Come along to receive a complementary
tune up while you wait or drop off your
bike in the morning and collect in the
9.30am – 4pm Everyone Guild Street
(beside the Luke Kelly statue)

19th May

Community Bike Rides:

Liffey Loop

5:30pm Adults – Leisure Cyclists Dublin Click HERE

19th May

History of Clontarf by Bike

A Clontarf Bike Week event open to all,
it’s a slow cycle suitable for adults
of all abilities. There will be two
community trishaws from cycle without
age Clontarf joining us.

We start at the Red Stables building
in St Anne’s Park at 7pm. The slow
cycle will take approximately 1.5hrs
finishing up at Harry Byrnes on the
Howth Road. We stop at six locations
on route where local historian and
author Dennis McIntyre will give a
talk at each location.

This event is by Dublin Cycling
Campaign with Clontarf Residents
Association and Clontarf Cycle
Without Age.

Click HERE

7pm Everyone The Red Stables
St Anne’s Park Clontarf
D03 X0C3 Dublin 3
Click HERE

20th May

Community Bike Rides:

Royal Canal and Phoenix Park

10am Adults – Leisure Cyclists Dublin Click HERE

20th May

Bikes and Bugs Parade
Join the Bike Hub for ‘Bikes & Bugs’
parade at Eamonn Ceannt Park on Sat
20th of May. Dress up as creatures,
flowers, or insects from the park and
take part in our family friendly
cycling and walking parade. If you
arrive early we can help you create a
costume. Prize for Best Dressed Bike/
Person sponsored by Jiminy, the
sustainable toy company @jiminy.ie
Family Fun Day: 11am – 4pm
Parade: 2pm
11am – 4pm Everyone Eamonn Ceannt Park,
Click HERE

20th May

Community Garden Cycle

Come join the Dublin Cycling Campaign
and Dublin Community Growers on
Saturday May 20th for a leisurely
cycle tour of some of Dublin’s
wonderful community gardens. There
are two main routes: Northside from
Santry to Mansion House or Raheny
to Mansion House

Southside from the Stillgarden to
Mansion House

Both routes will meet up at the
Mansion House where the Lord Mayor
will host us for refreshments for
the cyclists or members of Dublin
Community Growers.

Each route takes approximately
2.5hrs and is open to all cycling
abilities (children must be
accompanied by an adult)

Click HERE

12pm Everyone


Northside Route: meet at
Santry Community Garden
Southside Route: meet
at Stillgarden,
Click HERE

21st May

Pedalpalooza Cycle Parade
Cyclists of all ages and abilities are
invited to join the Pedalpalooza cycle
parade for a fun, colourful, community
cycle. This 5km cycle will be family-
friendly and travel at a gentle pace.
Starting in Capel Street the cycle
parade will travel along the Liffey,
through the Docklands, ending at
Ringsend Park, where activities
celebrating cycling will be taking
place throughout the day for
11.30am Everyone Meeting point: Ryder’s Row,
Capel Street
Click HERE

21st May

Pedalpalooza Bike Festival
Pedalpalooza is a family-friendly bike
festival celebrating cycling. The festival
will be full of cycling related activities,
bike maintenance workshops, bike demos
for a range of bikes, trishaw rides,
activities for children, cycling obstacle
courses, pedal-powered activities, music
and food.
11am – 4pm Everyone Ringsend Park, Dublin 4

21st May

Sandymount Bike Week Fun Cycle
3km loop from Bath Avenue to
Sandymount Green. Fancy dress
optional. Treats for all. Free
bike lights. Prizes for the
best decorated bike!
For more information contact
Sandymount Cycle Bus 
11am Everyone Meet at Bath Avenue,
Dublin 4. Opposite
Lansdowne Tennis Club.
Click HERE

21st May

Go Slow Marino Community Cycle

Marino was designed for people not
cars and what better way to experience
Marino but a leisurely cycle around
our wonderful neighborhood.

Book your place HERE


3pm-4pm Everyone Saint Aidan’s Park Road
Book your place HERE
Saturday &
Sunday20th & 21st May
Dublin Bike Polo Tournament

Come along on the day to give it
a try or just admire the skills of
the fast, entertaining game!

12noon-4pm Everyone Aldbrough Place Pitch,
beside the Five Lamps
in Dublin 1.


For more information:

Email : Deirdre Kelly, Dublin City Council


Recommended Cycle Routes in Dublin City

Route Length in Km Terrain Skill Level (All,
Clontarf Promenade to Sutton 7km Tarmac All
Grand Canal Greenway: Grand Canal Dock
to Portobello Harbour
2km Tarmac All
Grand Canal Greenway: Blackhorse to
3km Tarmac All
Tolka Valley Greenway: Dunsinea Lane to
Ratoath Road
3.5km Tarmac All
Royal Canal Greenway: Sheriff Street Upper
to North Strand Road
0.7km Tarmac All
Phoenix Park 6km Tarmac All