Kirkwood Bikes & Brews

This family friendly event is not one to be missed! Join us and help us support the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association! A portion of all proceeds will be donated to TAMBA who are dedicated to the stewardship of sustainable, multiple-use trails and to preserving access for mountain bikers through advocacy, education and promotion of responsible trail use.

Time: Bike Events (Start at 11am), Brew Festival Events (3pm-6pm)

Location: Kirkwood Village Plaza

Activities: Live Music by Lebo and Friends, Mountain Bike Events, Unlimited Beer Sampling (20+ Breweries), Raffle, Rock Walls, Euro Bungee Trampolines, Bouncy House, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, BBQ Dining, K Bar Drink Specials and More!

Biking Events:
Gran Fondo Mountain Bike Ride (All Ages): 11am-12:30pm
-Advanced Ride – 7-8 Miles and 2,500′ of climbing
-Intermediate Ride – 6-8 Miles and 1,500′ of climbing
Hill Climb Challenge (All Ages): 1pm
– 4 Categories with delayed starts
– All fire road from the Village to Patrol Shack on top of Chair 2
– First 3 to the top in all categories win
Strider Race (Kids Only): 1pm
– Two timed laps around the pump track
Kids Skills Challenge (Kids Only): 2pm
– Judged jam session

Biking Event Registration: Location – Guest Services Office
Hill Climb and Strider Race: 10am-12pm
Kids Skills Challenge: 10am-1pm

Tickets: $2 per lift ticket and brew festival ticket will be donated to the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association

Beer Festival – Adult (21+) Pre-Purchase: $30
Beer Festival – Adult (21+) Door Purchase: $35
Beer Festival – Vendors (21+) $25
Beer Festival – Active Employees/Dependents (21+) $25
– Includes commemorative Bikes & Brews glass and unlimited beer samples

Beer Festival – Minor: Free

Activities Access – All Ages (Optional): $20
– Includes commemorative Silipint cup & Unlimited access to the
Rock Wall (Weight Limit 200lbs.), Euro Bungee (Weight Limit
180lbs.), Bouncy House, Face Painting, Balloon
Twisting & Juice Bar

Lift Tickets – Bike Haul and non-passholder Hiking trail access will be discounted at $30 for brew festival attendees. The regular lift ticket price of $44 applies to guests not attending the brew festival.

Note: 2017/18 Kirkwood and Epic Pass holders get free lift access for hiking only. Active employees and VR dependents who have an active dependent pass AND employees who termed the end of the winter season in good standing get free lift tickets or hiking and bike haul access. You will only need to purchase brew festival entry tickets to participate in both lift and brew festival activities.

TAMBA Donations: If you can’t attend the event but would like to make a donation to TAMBA, you can do so via Eventbrite at the link below.

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