2022 Houston
Art Bike Festival

A CITY-WIDE CELEBRATION OF HUMAN-POWERED ART ON WHEELS

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2023 DATE

To Be Announced

MACGREGOR PARK

FONDE PARK

SMITHER PARK

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2022 Houston
Art Bike Festival Winners

For 2022, Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, Houston Parks Board, and HISD Fine Arts Department distributed awards to three community groups and ten HISD schools that exhibited exemplary Art Bikes in this year's Houston Art Bike Parade. Each HISD school winner received a $500 gift card for Art Supplies for their classroom.

 

Thank you to our sponsor who provided the awards, including Waddell Law Firm PC, Andy Lubetkin, Beverly Braden, Coné PLLC, Carolyn Colias, Melissa Dobrowski, Zabel Freeman, Lafayette Herring, Franny Koelsch Jeffries, Joshua & Corey Mermis, Andy & Nancy Pechacek, Douglas Welsh, Heidi Vaughn Fine Art, and Black Girl Meets World. 

HISD AWARD WINNERS

You Call This School Spirit? Winner: Bastian Elementary

Repurpose with a Purpose  Winner: Ray Daily Elementary

Colorfully Artsy  Winner: Love Elementary

Biking Up STEAM  Winner: Lantrip Elementary

It's Alive!  Winner: Helms Elementary

Crowd Favorite  Winner: Braeburn Elementary

We Made THIS Bike  Winner: Benbrook Elementary

To Bike or Not to Bike  Winner: Heights High School

Imagination Station  Winner: S.C. Red Elementary

Recognize the Size  Winner: Burbank Elementary

COMMUNITY AWARD WINNERS

Wow the Crowd  Winner: Cody Hovland

Spirit of Movement  Winner: Slow Soul Cruizerz

Best Representing the Spirit of Art Bike:  Winner: Flying Flamingoes

 

Photos from the 2022 Houston Art Bike Festival

About the Houston Art Bike Festival

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Houston Parks BoardOrange Show Center for Visionary Art, and HISD Fine Arts Department are proud to present the Houston Art Bike Festival. This day-long arts and culture celebration brings together community members and youth programs from across the city as we explore our personal creativity, promote health and wellness, and celebrate the artist in everyone!

MacGregor Park, Fonde Park, and Smither Park come alive with music, food, art bikes, art cars, community groups, activities, and a special parade. Students from participating HISD schools proudly pedal and accompany their art bikes along a pre-determined path within MacGregor Park, as families and community members cheer them on from the sidelines. An organized bike route along Brays Bayou Greenway from MacGregor Park to Fonde Park, and ultimately ending up at the whimsical Smither Park, invite and inspire community members, families, and friends to cycle together after the official parade, to a continued celebration and afternoon festival of awards, activities, and art. 

We welcome you, your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors, to design and create an Art Bike of your own. Everyone will have a chance to participate as we celebrate diversity through artistic interpretations of how the outdoors connect us - embracing our health, our environment, our families, our friends, our civic pride, and our creativity. 

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For more than 40 years, Houston Parks Board has advocated to improve the lives of all Houstonians through equitable access to green spaces. Our vision is ambitious. We are committed to ensuring that every single person in our city lives close to parks and trails, creating a greater quality of life for all. That vision means our work isn’t close to done. It isn’t easy. But it’s worth it. The initiatives below take important steps in reaching our goal, and we’ll get there together.

Learn more at www.houstonparksboard.org

Now in its 40th year, The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is a non-profit  organization with a mission to preserve, promote and document visionary art environments, provide opportunities for the expression of personal artistic vision, and create a community where that expression is valued. The Orange Show owns and operates The Orange Show monument, The Beer Can House, and Smither Park, as well as produces the annual Houston Art Car Parade.

Learn more at www.orangeshow.org

 
 
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Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival Information

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Important Information

Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival is designed to showcase student and public art bikes and provide an opportunity for exploring Houston's bayou greenways system. All events are free and open to the public. Please read the information below carefully to ensure the best experience for you and your family
 
- Participation in the Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival is free and open to the public. 

- Children 16 and under are required to have a parent, guardian, or teacher present at all times during the Parade and Festival, including along the Bayou Greenways trail

- Alcohol is strictly prohibited inside MacGregor Park, Fonde Park and Smither Park, and while riding your Art Bike along the Bayou Greenway trails. 

- Free public parking is available within MacGregor Park, as well as at the Orange Show World Headquarters. Please see the map below for parking areas..

 

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Sponsors

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Interested in being a sponsor for the inaugural Houston Art Bike Festival and showcasing your brand to a diverse audience? Contact the Houston Parks Board at partner@houstonparksboard.org or the Orange Show at oranges@orangeshow.org

 
 

Houston Art Bike Parade wouldn’t be possible without our volunteers!

 

Sign up as a volunteer with the Houston Parks Board

Sign up as a volunteer with the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art