Experience the Thrill of Bicycling by Starlight!
New Event Location - The Indianapolis City Market!
The N.I.T.E. Ride will be on Saturday, July 8th for 2017. The day starts off with the Indy Crit where cyclists young and old can participate in a variety of rides, watch competitive cycling races, or spend some time together in the PNC Kids Zone. 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 Crown Hill Cemetery, Butler University, The Indianapolis Museum of Art and IUPUI.
- Saturday Morning Bicycle Tour
- Dinner Ride
- Special Edition N.I.T.E. Ride T-Shirt
- Rest Stop at Butler University
- Bicycling Merchandise Sale
- L.I.T.E. Up Your Bike Contest
- Great Giveaways
- After-Ride Party
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 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, Crown Hill Cemetery, Butler University, Indianapolis Museum of Art, wanders along the White River and through the IUPUI Campus. Total route length is about 20 miles.
Check out this list for preparing to ride the N.I.T.E. Ride.
NITE Ride "LITE Up Your Bike" Contest, sponsored by Bicycle Garage Indy.
LITE Up Your Bike and win!
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 (bgindy.com/for/hubrentals) 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.