Atlanta Moon Ride, the first night cycling event of its kind to be introduced to the city, is back to celebrate its fifth annual ride on Friday, June 9. The festivities include a pre-party in Piedmont Park at 7 p.m., followed by a lively, 6-mile bike ride through some of Atlanta’s coolest neighborhoods at 11 p.m. alongside the Atlanta Police Department. The new route has riders passing through Virginia Highland- home to numerous bars, restaurants, and spectator events. Participants are encouraged to ride with flair and compete in the *costume contest, where one lucky winner will receive a vacation for four to the beautiful white sand beaches of the Gulf Coast, including a private flight, sponsored by Ascension Air, and a 3-night stay at the WaterColor Inn. Other prizes include tickets to Atlanta United, cash, and more.

General admission is $35 and includes a highly sought-after Atlanta Moon Ride t-shirt. The outdoor kick-off party will include live music featuring the headlining band Electric Avenue- The 80’s MTV Experience. Featured sponsors include Clif Bar, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Bai, The Color Spot, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, YOO on the Park, Fontis, Vida-Flo, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Sierra Nevada, and Peachtree Tents & Events.

VIP accommodations are available for $95 per ticket and include entry into a private, tented area with catering, VIP bike valet, private check-in, seating, and air-conditioned bathrooms. A private bar will offer signature Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails and Sierra Nevada beer.

All proceeds from the Atlanta Moon Ride will support the work of local charity, Bert’s Big Adventure. Bert’s Big Adventure is a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families.

*Costume contestants must be registered for the Atlanta Moon Ride to win. **Rain or shine event, no refunds.

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