Pages Navigation Menu

More people cycling, more places, more often

Visit the GVCC booth at the Saanich Cycling Festival this Sunday, April 17th!

From 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 17th, Saanich will be celebrating all things bike at the Saanich Cycling Festival! The festival activities are free for all to enjoy. In addition to the family activities, there is a Kids Bike Parade at 1:00 pm at Saanich Hall.

The GVCC will be hosting a booth at the festival, so make sure to stop by and say hi!


Fun free family activities throughout the day include:

  • Bike Rodeo
  • Stage Entertainment
  • Cycling Obstacle Course and Skills Challenge
  • Decorated Bike Parade
  • Face Painting
  • Saanich Giant Game Board
  • Inflatable Obstacle and Bouncy Castle
  • Interactive Information Booths
  • Bike Safety Tent
  • Festival Food Carts and Concessions

There are also eight celebration stations.

Cycle to any of the 8 Celebration Stations on the new family friendly route that highlights the beautiful cycling and trail systems within our District.  Participants will be given a passport booklet at any of the Celebration Stations and you will collect a stamp at each station you visit.  Once you have collected your stamps visit the main celebration station at the Saanich Hall and turn in your passport for a chance to win a variety of prizes.  The more stamps you collect in your passport the more chances you will have to win.

The main Celebration Site will be located at the Saanich Hall at 770 Vernon Avenue.

Other celebration stations are located at:

1) Saanich Municipal Hall

2) Tillicum Road @ Galloping Goose Trail

3) Grange Road @ Galloping Goose Trail (next to Marigold Elementary School)

4) Copley Park

5)  Lochside Drive @ Royal Oak Drive (next to Lochside Elementary School)

6) Tyndall Park

7) Quadra Street @ Lochside Regional Trail (next to Return It – Bottle Depot)

8) Rainbow Park