June 24: Bicycle Fetish Day 2017

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This year Bicycle Fetish Day becomes a teenager! We’re gearing up for our 13th annual family-friendly block party for bikes. Meet us on Havemeyer St. between Hope & Grand Streets in Williamsburgh, Brooklyn on Saturday, June 24, from 12 noon to 6 PM. Free and open to the public!  

Join us at our family-friendly event to celebrate NYC diversity and bicycles. Love your Bicycle? Bring your two-wheeled pride and joy and show it off. You could win a trophy, prizes, and a year of bragging rights!


This year’s street party for two-wheel transportation includes:

  • Classic Bicycles, Mutant Bicycles, Handmade Bicycles, unicycles, vintage BMX, Cargo Bikes, and more from clubs, nerds, & enthusiasts devoted to the bicycle!
  • Badass bike skills on display all day!
  • Music to get you dancing in the street!
  • An Alley Cat/Fun Ride!



Judging starts at 2 PM. Categories include:

2:00 – Best Commuter Bike
2:30 – Best Vintage Bike
3:00 – Best Small-Wheel Bike
3:30 – Cargo Bike
4:00 – Best Handmade Bike
4:30 – Ugliest Bike
5:00 – Kids Bikes
**5:30 – Best In Show**

See you on the street!

About The City Reliquary Museum:

The City Reliquary Museum & Civic Organization preserves the everyday artifacts that connect visitors to the past and present of New York City. It was originally established in 2002 as an apartment window display at the corner of Grand and Havemeyer Streets in Williamsburgh. It relocated to 370 Metropolitan Avenue in 2006. The Reliquary also hosts public events that invite neighbors and visitors to meet, exchange ideas, and celebrate the diversity of our city.

Location: 370 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; Hours: Thursday–Sunday, 12pm–6pm. Admission: $5 general; $4 educators/college students/seniors; Free to employees of all museums foreign & domestic and children 12 & under; Website: cityreliquary.org; Phone: (718) 782-4842; Email: [email protected]

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11 Responses to “June 24: Bicycle Fetish Day 2017”

  1. Sarah Celentano says:

    You can see pics here. We’ll post more as soon as our second photographer gets ’em in. Thanks!

  2. JP says:

    when will you post the rest of the pictures?

  3. Sarah Celentano says:

    Thanks for coming, Ariel. See you next year!

  4. Ariel says:

    I had a great time on the bicycle fetish day there are so many beautiful bikes thank you for throwing this event see you next year

  5. Sarah Celentano says:

    Time will tell! We’re watching the skies and thinking positive thoughts. Hope to see you next year!

  6. Tom says:

    Thanks Sara, according to the forecast it looks like it will be a washout. Too bad I was looking forward to it.

  7. Sarah Celentano says:

    Hi, Tom. Bicycle Fetish Day will be June 24, rain or shine! See you soon!

  8. Tom says:

    Is there a rain day?

  9. Tom says:

    Thank you Sarah

  10. Sarah Celentano says:

    Hi, Tom. You only need to register if you’ll have a table at BFD, and you only need to pay the $40 fee if you’ll sell things at the table. See you soon!

  11. Tom says:

    Am I required to register and pay $50 fee if I want to enter my bike in any contests?
    Thank you