2024 Bloom Ride & Spring Picnic

Saturday, May 4, 2024, 9:30 AM

Franklin Park

WABA Signature Event - Ride

WABA Members: Check your email or send us a message at for a discount code to save $10.

Join us for a leisurely ride through our vibrant region as the flowers bloom and the air fills with the scents of spring. We’ll be stopping at charming locations across the city and in Northern Virginia, to admire blossoms and soak in the season’s beauty. At a picnic afterwards, enjoy boxed lunches, chilled drinks, and delectable desserts (included with registration) as we celebrate friendship and community.

Route Options:

Petals and Pedals Route (20 miles)-
Discover unexpected sites and gorgeous scenes as you “bike and smell the flowers.”
Check-in time: 9:30am
Group Start: 10:30am

Blossom Expedition Route (3 miles)-
Seek out a floral display on the National Mall on this family and kid friendly trek.
Check-in time: 10:30am
Group Start: 11:00am

This ride is a fundraiser. Your registration fees directly support WABA’s work in the DC region and our mission empowering people to ride bikes, build connections and transform places—thank you! However, we want as many people as possible to be able to participate. If price is an obstacle to your family’s participation in this event, please let us know by emailing  — Bunch Bikes and WABA will sponsor free or reduced-price participation for families with financial need.

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the ride? Contact us at

Date: Saturday, May 4th.

Location: Each ride route starts and finishes at Franklin Park:
1332 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005 . map

Route Maps


Volunteer Opportunities:


If you don’t plan to ride with us, consider helping pull everything together to provide a great experience for everyone else.  There are a range of roles for volunteers including ride check-in helpers and pit-stop helpers. See what’s right for you!

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Ride Marshal

If you are looking for a way to participate for free— consider volunteering as a ride marshal!

Have the best of everything— get ride entry to enjoy the route, feel good pitching in by helping and guiding other participants, and get other perks, all included.

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