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HANDMADE BIKE & BEER FESTIVAL
Returning October 3 & 4, 2015
Handmade Bike & Beer Festival
At Hopworks Urban Brewery
2944 SE Powell Blvd
The Handmade Bike & Beer Festival is a mash-up of two of Portland’s favorite fall events – HUB’s Biketobeerfest and the OBCA Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show. The weekend features custom frame builders showing handmade bicycles, local brewers pouring hand-crafted beers, and live music from area artists. This family-friendly event will take place in our covered event site at our Powell location.
October 3, 2015
- Bikes and Beers: 12pm-9pm
October 4, 2015
- Bikes and Beers: 12pm-5pm
Full Schedule of Activities
We have enough activity to keep you and your family busy all day! For the full list of activites, click here.
The festival features 30 custom bike builders and vendors who follow the long tradition of crafting beautiful bikes by hand. Highlighting their refined craft, builders will display a wide range of bikes from road bikes to custom cargo bikes. Here’s just a few of the classic and up and coming builders you will see: Machine Cycles – Kyle Ward, Pioneer Bicycle Co – Jason Gayton, and Ahearne Cycles. Check out the list of builders and vendors here.
Hopworks will serve up our handcrafted beer alongside many of the other regional breweries that we know and enjoy. You can also expect to see beer from Ex-Novo, Deschutes, Gigantic, Grain Station, Hopworks, Logsdon, Pfriem, Widmer Brothers, and others. For cider lovers we will have cider available from Cider Riot! and Reverend Nat’s. A full list of brewers will be announced soon.
Dance to the tunes of The Israelites, the legendary ska band. We’ll also have some really fun Pacific Northwest bands including There Is No Mountain, Bear Water Band, and Shake Up Bluegrass (previously Left Coast Country).
We’re bringing back the classic “Huffy Huck” bike-throwing competition. You’ll also be able to watch some amazing dance moves because the New Birth Break Dancers will put on a great show. We’re also brining back the Flatlanders, an awe-inspiring BMX stunt crew. Looking for some new activities? Try the new Tricycle Obstacle Course, a race course that features adult sized trikes.
There will be some awesome food from some of our favorite places in the city. Taco Pedaler will serve up their famous tacos, Ruby Jewel will satisfy your sweet-tooth cravings with their delicious ice cream. If that wasn’t enough, the HUB kitchen will be on-site with a variety of grilled sausages.
Our volunteers are a big part of making our festival special for everyone. All volunteers receive entry to the festival and a special volunteer package for your help. To volunteer, sign up here.
Can I Bring My Dog to HBBF?
As much as we love our canine buddies, we’re not able to accommodate pets at the Handmade Bike & Beer Festival.