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CicLAvia South LA: 5-Miles of Open Streets Along Western Ave Between Exposition & Century Blvds

Hey there, LA! Get ready to leave your cars behind and embrace the freedom of open streets at CicLAvia’s 53rd event! CicLAvia is taking over five glorious miles of Western Avenue on Sunday, June 23; between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. transforming it into a car-free paradise where you can jog, walk, skate, scooter, and bike to your heart’s content. This is your chance to explore neighborhoods like Vermont Square, Harvard Park, Chesterfield Square, Exposition Park, and King Estates in a whole new way. ‍♀️‍♀️

This isn’t just a street closure—it’s a pop-up park experience loaded with activities, food, street games, local businesses, and vibrant cultural happenings for all ages. And the best part? It’s absolutely free! Just show up anywhere along the route and cycle into the fun.

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CicLAvia 🚴‍♂️✨ Kicks Off 2024 Season with CicLAvia-Melrose, Connecting Fairfax to Vermont | Sunday, Feb. 25

Get ready, Los Angeles! CicLAvia is gearing up for its 50th car-free street celebration, and this time, the spotlight is on the vibrant Melrose corridor. Picture this: 4 miles of car-free bliss, connecting Fairfax to Vermont, as people of all ages and abilities come together to revel in a pop-up park extravaganza on Sunday, February 25, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CicLAvia – Melrose promises a day of fun, fitness, and community spirit, encouraging everyone to ditch their cars and embrace their favorite people-powered mode of transport. Whether you’re walking, jogging, biking, roller-skating, or just soaking up the atmosphere, this event is a celebration of open streets, vibrant public spaces, and healthier living.

But that’s not all – this year marks a major milestone for CicLAvia, hitting its 50th event since its inception in 2010. Romel Pascual, the Executive Director of CicLAvia, shares his excitement about the remarkable journey and the plans for 2024. Brace yourselves for more events, expanded neighborhoods, innovative twists on previous routes, and the introduction of CicLAminis and CicLAvia Explore events.

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CicLAvia: 6 Miles of Open Streets to Explore Leimert Park & Historic South Central | Sun. Dec. 3 2023

Picture this Angeleno’s dream come true: a car-free Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Soon, that dream will become a reality, if only for a day. A remarkable event is approaching that promises a unique and vibrant experience in the heart of South LA. On Sunday, December 3rd, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., CicLAvia – South LA, presented by Metro, will celebrate its 13th year of fostering dynamic public spaces and promoting active transportation. This year, the 49th car-free event will connect Leimert Park and Historic South Central over a 6-mile route.

 

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CicLAvia – The Valley

CicLAvia heads back to the Valley for the second time. This time, we’ll be exploring Pacoima, Arleta, North Hills East, and Panorama City!

New to CicLAvia? Here are four things you need to know for March 6:

  • It’s FREE!
  • It’s not a race and you don’t need a bike to participate. You can walk or skate to your heart’s content.
  • There’s no beginning or end. You can start anywhere and go as far or as short as you want.
  • The flow of participants goes both ways, just like regular traffic.