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To Contact the N.I.T.E. Ride:

Phone: 317-941-NITE (6483)

N.I.T.E. Ride Managing Director:

N.I.T.E. Ride Assistant Director:

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Experience the Thrill of Bicycling by Starlight!

The N.I.T.E. Ride will be on June 23 in 2018

Event Location - The Indianapolis City Market!

The N.I.T.E. Ride will be on Saturday, June 23rd for 2018. Head over to City Market for the N.I.T.E. Ride – a leisurely 20-mile tour of Indianapolis – at NITE! Experience what it’s like to ride with 3,000 other cyclists under the stars over Indianapolis with a route that takes you through Butler University, The Indianapolis Museum of Art and IUPUI.

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Enjoy Downtown, Broad Ripple, the Indy Greenways and the Cultural Trail. Visit museums, watch an IMAX movie, stroll the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens. Take in the Indianapolis Indians AAA Baseball game. Shop Circle Center Mall. To see a list of downtown activities, see the Activities page.

The Route

The N.I.T.E. Ride starts at 11:00 pm (at NIGHT!) from Downtown Indy, travels along well-lit roads throughout Downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana Statehouse, Monument Circle, Butler University, Indianapolis Museum of Art, wanders along the White River and through the IUPUI Campus. Total route length is about 20 miles.

Riding Tips

Check out this list for preparing to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride.

L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest

NITE Ride "LITE Up Your Bike" Contest, sponsored by Bicycle Garage Indy.
LITE Up Your Bike and win!

2016 L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Photos

Bicycle Rentals

Our friends at Bicycle Garage Indy have bicycles available for rent for the N.I.T.E. Ride! Have a friend who wants to join you? Don’t feel like your bike is up for the ride? Head over to Bicycle Garage Indy’s website ( and book a rental bike now! Rentals are limited and reservations are required. Rental includes front and rear lights and helmet… everything you need to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride!

Service/Repair Area Access

Prevent bicycle breakdown on the NITE Ride route by having your bike checked for service/repairs prior to the day of N.I.T.E. Ride at your local bike store. If on the day of the NITE Ride you need assistance, please bring your bike to Bicycle Garage Indy's tent for service and repair.