LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia: Celebrate LA!

September 30, 2018 at 09:00 AM

Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia

On Sunday, September 30th, CicLAvia is partnering with the LA Phil and clearing the roadways between Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood, transforming them into an auto-free zone where you can walk, run, skate, scoot, bike, and wander however you like! Six hubs along the route will feature art, food trucks, screen-printing, kid-friendly fun, and dancing, as well as live music from LA’s best musicians. Think of it as an eight-mile free space saved just for you – do with it what you will!

Visit Event Website

Click here to download the route map

Click here to download the street closure notification

The following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic for the duration of the event: Grand Ave. between 1st St. and Wilshire Blvd.; Wilshire Blvd. between Grand Ave. and Western Ave.; Western Ave. between Wilshire Blvd. and Melrose Ave.; Melrose Ave. between Western Blvd. and Vine St.; and Vine St. between Melrose Ave. and Yucca St. (Please note that Highland Avenue will not be closed. Shuttle service will connect the Hollywood Hub and the Hollywood Bowl; bike parking at the Hollywood Hub will be available.)
Most streets will begin reopening at 4pm, but the party keeps going at the Grand Avenue Hub until 8:30pm.

Getting to the route and parking

Click below for information on getting to Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia on Sunday, September 30th!

Hub Addresses:

Grand Ave Hub (Grand Ave between 1st and 3rd street) 111 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012

MacArthur Park Hub (Park View between Wilshire and 6th, inside Park) - 2401 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90057

Koreatown Hub (Wilshire between Western and Serrano) - 3731 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90010

Melrose Hub (Melrose at Windsor) - 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, 90038

Hollywood Hub (Vine between Hollywood and Yucca) - 1750 Vine Street, Los Angeles, 90028

Go Metro

The following Hubs are accessible via Metro Rail:

The Grand Ave Hub is accessible via the Civic Center/Grand Park Metro Purple or Red Line

The MacArthur Park Hub is accessible via the Westlake/MacArthur Park Metro Purple or Red Line

The Koreatown Hub is accessible via the Wilshire/Western Metro Purple Line

The Hollywood Hub is accessible via the Hollywood and Vine Metro Red Line

 

The route is also accessible via the following stations:

Wilshire/Normandie Metro Purple Line

Wilshire/Vermont Metro Purple and Red Line

7th Street Metro Center Station (Red Line, Purple Line, Blue Line and Expo Line)

 

Metro Bikeshare

Metro Bikeshare is live in DTLA! Grab a bike at any of these stations close to the CicLAvia route. 

Bike Share Station Map

 

Metrolink

Service is available on Antelope Valley, Inland Empire-Orange County, Orange County, 91, and San Bernardino lines to Union Station. You can view the schedule here.  Upon arriving at Union Station, transfer to the Purple or Red Line to any of the stops above.

 

Parking

There are several pay lots near the Celebrate LA hubs. You can view a list of recommended parking lots here or Use ParkMe to find a lot near you!

Safety Tips

Need Help on the Route?

Law Enforcement & Emergency Personnel: The Los Angeles Police Department provides a strong security presence at Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia. In addition, there are emergency medical technicians stationed at each Hub, and other response personnel are available along the route.

In case of an accident, go to the nearest Hub to report it to a staff member. If you are between Hubs, look for the nearest uniformed officer or responder, or event staff member.

If you notice any suspicious activity or a suspicious package, immediately report it to the nearest staff member or uniformed officer.

At Celebrate LA, the safety and well being of our participants is our primary concern. We work closely with local authorities to provide as safe and secure an environment as possible. We also partner with other local agencies that provide additional security elements along the route and at public transit locations.

Contact Staff & Volunteers: Staff can be identified by the t-shirt that says STAFF on the back. Volunteers can be identified by the t-shirt that says VOLUNTEER on the back. 

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Staff members and volunteers can assist with you with finding the answers to questions and with helping to find the right person to respond to emergencies.  If you are missing a member of your party, have been in a minor accident or have been part of an incident, please contact staff at the nearest Hub. This is often the fastest way to ensure police officers or emergency personnel respond to the situation rapidly and effectively. 

Rentals

Want to ride a bike, rollerblades, or skateboard but don't own one? No problem. Here are several bike & skate shops that we know of that offer rentals. Be sure to call ahead and pay for your reservation in advance, because rentals definitely sell out.

P.S. Bikes are not required to participate! You can walk, run, skate, scoot, pedicab, rollerblade - or use anything else that is people-powered - to join in!

Rent a Bike for Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia

Throughout LA County

(sorted alphabetically by neighborhood)

Beverly Hills

Culver City

  • Abba Padre - Closed on Sundays, but open for rentals on Saturdays. 4219 Sepulveda Blvd. #A, Culver City, CA 90230; (310) 390-5203
  • Palms Cycle - 3770 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90034; (310) 838- 9644

Downtown / Central LA

  • Just Ride L.A. - 1626 S. Hill Street (at Venice Blvd), Los Angeles, CA 90015; (213) 745-6783. In order to ensure availability, please reserve up to 3 days in advance. Also offers locks and helmets.
  • DTLA Bikes - 425 S. Broadway (at 4th St), Los Angeles, CA 90013; (213) 533-8000 Fleet of 200+ bikes ready to ride! Also offers helmets.
  • El Maestro Bicycle Shop - 806 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90014; (213) 627-0580
  • LA Golden Bicycles – 4001 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010; (213) 739-9911
  • I. Martin Bicycles - 8330 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90048; (323) 653-6900
  • Speedworkz - 3110 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90026; (323) 369-9036
  • Coco’s Variety Store - 2427 Riverside Drive., Silverlake; (323) 664-7400

Foothills

Glendale / Atwater Village

Long Beach

Marina Del Ray

Mar Vista

San Fernando Valley

  • Van's Cyclery - 11407 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91606; (818) 760-6960. Call a few days in advance to rent a bike - limited quantities available.
  • Retro Xpress Bicycles - 14503 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91401; (818) 200-9463.
  • Wheel Fun Rentals - 6300 Balboa Blvd. Van Nuys, CA 91316; (818) 212-4263. A wide range of bikes are available including cruisers, choppers, tandems and surreys.
  • LA Bike Adventures - 7736 Amestoy Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406; (818) 826-2011. Mountain bikes and gravel bikes (can be converted into road bikes)

San Gabriel Valley

Santa Monica

Venice

  • Bike Curious Rentals - 34 Windward Ave., Venice, CA 90291 ; Call or text (310) 702-2823
  • Jays Rentals Venice Beach - 501 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291; (310) 392-7306
  • Spokes N Stuff - The Inn at Venice Beach, 327 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; (310) 439-7276
  • Venice Bike & Skates - 21 Washington Blvd., Venice, CA 90292; (310) 301-4011. First come, first served.
  • Boardwalk Skate & Surf - 201 1/2 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291; (310) 450-6634
  • The Bicycle Whisperer - 724 Vernon Ct., Venice, CA 90291; (310) 612-1409
  • Perry's Cafe -3100 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90292; (310) 823-6730. Venice Beach at end of Washington Blvd.
  • Perry's Cafe - 2500 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90293; (310) 823-1453. Venice Beach at end of North Venice Blvd.

West LA

Bike Delivery

  • Synaptic Cycles - Los Angeles road bike rentals, delivered to your door for free. (310) 925-3969
If you have a bike shop near the route that rents bikes and you want to be listed here, email us at info@ciclavia.org!

Prohibited Items

The following are not permitted at Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia, due to LA City law:

  • unauthorized solicitation
  • alcoholic beverages
  • narcotics or illegal drugs
  • bathing in pools or fountains
  • damage to property
  • feeding animals
  • firecrackers or explosives
  • firearms
  • fires
  • littering (including pet waste)
  • public intoxication
  • unauthorized driving or parking
  • unauthorized vending
  • unleashed animals
  • weapons

How to Participate

Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia provides the chance for participants to enjoy a fun day connecting with their fellow Angelenos and their city in a whole new way. Participants are welcome to walk, bike, skate, run...any people-powered form of transport is allowed! CicLAvia and the LA Phil work hard to provide a safe and secure environment for all participants. By familiarizing yourself with the following information, you can help to make Celebrate LA a great event for everyone.

New to Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia? Here are some things you need to know:

  • Celebrate LA is FREE!
  • CicLAvia closes streets to car traffic and opens them for people to walk, skate, bike, play, and explore parts of Los Angeles. This is a brand new event produced in partnership with the LA Phil to celebrate their centennial!
  • Celebrate LA is not a race! There's no starting point or finish line - begin where you like and enjoy the day your way.
  • Celebrate LA traffic flows in two directions, just like regular traffic. Check out some more safety tips.

Timing your trip

Celebrate LA lasts from 9:00am–4:00pm. Please budget your time accordingly. Make sure you return to your point of origin or final destination by 4:00pm to avoid car traffic when the route reopens. 

Share the Road

Cars are not allowed at Celebrate LA, but any other form of non-motorized transportation is. Be aware of how people around you are traveling – biking, walking, skating, etc. – and respect their right to the road.

Monitored intersections

Police, transit officers, and volunteers will be at crossing intersections to monitor the flow of participant and car traffic. Riders and pedestrians must stop at car and pedestrian intersections when told to do so.

Speed

Please monitor your speed going down a hill. Also stay within the speed of the flow of traffic when it is too congested to pass.

Dismounts

There are often mandatory dismount locations. There will be signs at the dismount locations and volunteers instructing riders to dismount. 

Biking with Children

Our friends at REI have a comprehensive information and video page about biking with children. Please take the time to review this information if you plan to enjoy Celebrate LA with a child. 

Helmets for Children

All children 18 and under are required by law to wear a helmet if they are on a bike, scooter, skateboard, skates or other type of geared or wheeled-transportation.

Experienced Riders Recommended

Celebrate LA is not an ideal place to teach a child, or an adult, how to ride due to the heavy flow of bike, board, and pedestrian traffic. While we encourage participants of all ages and skill levels, we strongly suggest that children and all participants learn the basics of bike riding before participating on the event route.

Read some safety tips!

Rain or Shine

Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia will go on, rain or shine!

Here are a few things to remember when riding or skating in wet conditions.

  • Slow down. It’s easier to lose traction, especially in turns, when the road is wet. Avoid sharp turns and high speed turns so your bike won’t slide out from under you.

  • Skidding is more likely when the road is wet. Modulate your braking to avoid a skid.

  • Give yourself extra time and distance to stop.

  • Rim brake users, remember your rims are wet so it takes a little longer for your brake pads to catch. Pumping your brakes will help.

  • Be more cautious on (or avoid) surfaces that are extra slippery when wet: metal plates, manhole covers, train tracks, storm grates, and street “paint”.

  • Avoid riding through standing water or piles of wet leaves, which might conceal road defects.

  • Visibility is reduced when it’s raining. Wear bright, reflective clothing and use front and rear lights to help you see and be seen (even during the day).

Tips from our good friends at LA County Bicycle Coalition

 


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