Activities abound along the CicLAvia–South LA route! You can also check out shops, eateries, local gems, and activities along the route using our interactive digital map.
All Hubs will have:
Free water stations and restrooms
First Aid stations
Free pedicabs – provided by AARP, the pedicabs stop at each Hub's Info Booth, so just look for the sign! First come first served.
- Free bike repair (more info below)
Stroll through all 5 hubs and visit 9 select booths to collect puzzle pieces to complete our commemorative puzzle. Collect them all to build an image celebrating South LA! Don’t forget to grab a frame to hold it all together! Visit each info booth for more details!
There are a lot more activities and goings-on at individual Hubs:
Expo Park Hub
Reference Address: 874 W MLK Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Free basic bike repair services provided by REI.
Visit the California Science Center’s booth to build a plankton and race others to maximize your photosynthesis abilities! Learn about the amazing power these tiny organisms have!
Stop by the Natural History Museum of LA County’s Mobile Museum: An Archaeology Experience which simulates an archaeological field site in the Santa Monica Mountains. Visitors will have the opportunity to view various local, Southern California species of taxidermy mammals, reptiles, and birds mounted inside of the trailer as part of the experience.
Relax in the AARP play zone while catching up over vintage board games. Fun for all ages!
Grab a bite at a food truck and relax in the seating area brought to you by Angel City Football Club.
Stop by the Voices Neighborhood Council Booth to learn more about resources available in the area!
Visit the Community Services Unlimited/Expo Urban Mini Farm for a guided tour by local youth participating in their internship program, From the Ground Up. Learn about the variety of specialty crops found on the farm, the benefits they provide and how to use them. Community Services Unlimited is committed to creating a sustainable local food system where food is grown, distributed, and bought within their own community in the heart of South Central.
Learn about Motional’s autonomous vehicle system and their commitment to safe streets.
Esperanza Community Housing will be on site to provide information about their Healthy Homes Program. Also pick up some free home COVID - 19 test kits, Hand Sanitizer, and masks!
Chat with Metro staff to learn about the Vermont Transit Corridor which extends 12.4miles from Hollywood Boulevard in the north to 120th Street in the south. It is the busiest north-south travel corridor in the entire Metro system with about 45,000 daily boardings pre-COVID, connecting the B/D Lines (Red/Purple), the E line (Expo)and C Line (Green), and various east-west bus lines to many key activity centers, including educational, cultural, medical, governmental, and faith-based institutions.
PlayLA is a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks initiative that provides affordable and accessible sports programming to young Angelenos of all abilities. This year, PlayLA is teaming up with CicLAvia to bring you: the PlayLA Pavilion at the EXPO Park Hub. The PlayLA Pavilion will feature an interactive sports zone with basketball, soccer, sitting volleyball, waterpolo, giveaways, and information on how to register for the upcoming season. Booths inside the PlayLA Pavilion will highlight AdaptiveLA, SwimLA, and Girls Play LA. The PlayLA initiative is made possible by the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the International Olympic Committee. Now is the time to PlayLA!
Shared Harvest launched the myCovidMD™ initiative in March of 2020 to combat the increasingly obvious health inequalities apparent in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. The initiative focuses on connecting COVID-19 resources such as education, testing, vaccinations, and wraparound social services to underserved communities. Shared Harvest will be providing Pfizer 1st/2nd & booster shots, Moderna 1st/2nd & booster shots, home test kits, gift bags, and much more during CicLAvia. Visit linktr.ee/sharedharvesthealth to register for your booster.
Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), in partnership with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is planning to increase pedestrian and bicycle safety, mobility and connectivity on parts of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (MLK), Avalon Blvd (Avalon) and Gage Ave (Gage) in Los Angeles. This improvement project will connect people who walk and bike to parks, schools, shopping centers and other transit options in the community. Come share your input about this project and grab some snacks and goodies!
Historic South Central Hub
Reference Address: 4066 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011
A Place Called Home will be setting up a sticker making station and a pop up mural! Join in on the fun.
Swing by the Metro Bike Share tent to learn more about the bike share program, grab a bike and pick up limited-edition swag! Metro Bikes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at nearby stations and at the tents. Plan ahead and download the Metro Bike Share app to purchase a pass. Don’t forget to tag @bikemetro on social, and always remember to return your Metro Bike to a station or to a Metro Bike Share team member. Promotion: $5 30-day pass for CicLAvia weekend ONLY with promo code BIKESOUTHLA22
The Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) team will be sharing information about their free workforce development services for adult and youth, how to get paid while you train for a new career, how enroll to receive a high school diploma from CRCD Academy, sign up for small business services, and learn more about their affordable and permanent supportive housing.
Chat with staff from the LA Zoo and learn about how animals survive and thrive in the cold winter months!
The City of Los Angeles Community Investment for Families Department will be providing bicycle and pedestrian safety information, and will be giving away FREE Youth bike helmets and wheel Reflectors (while supplies last).
Cultural Treasures of South LA is an asset mapping and activation initiative that gives South LA residents a participatory platform to spotlight local Cultural Treasures — the artists, sites, cultural practices and tradition bearers that they deem significant. LA Commons will showcase South LA cultural treasures through a photography display, give out postcards featuring South LA cultures, and invite participants to make art around their own cultural treasures.
Free basic bike repair brought to you by Primo's Bike Shop.
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Be sure to stop by Councilmember Price’s District Office (4301 S. Central Ave.), where they will be hosting a resource fair with City Departments and local organizations, including Bureau of Street Services (BSS), Volunteers of America Los Angeles (VOALA), Community Build, Inc., and many more.
Central Ave Hub
Reference Address: 5950 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001
LADOT has a vision for all people in Los Angeles to have access to safe and affordable transportation choices that treat everyone with dignity and support an equitable, thriving city. LADOT seeks to eliminate the functional and/or structural immobility people experience due to racism and other systemic marginalization, cost burdens, and other forms of exclusion by adopting a Universal Basic Mobility (UBM) approach to transportation. LADOT's UBM Pilot will introduce new shared mobility options for residents and workers, provide transportation subsidies, provide outreach and green jobs training, and expand electrification in South LA, funded in large part by a $13.8 Million grant from the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP), a new California Air Resources Board (CARB) California Climate Investments (CCI) grant program. The CARB STEP program has the mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community transportation needs in climate-burdened neighborhoods.
Come by and check out LADWP’s Charge Up L.A. booth and learn about the rebate programs and see a new Mustang Mach-E EV. LADWP is committed to creating thousands of public, workplace and fleet charging stations creating EV communities across Los Angeles.
Thanks to funding from the California Air Resources Board Sustainable Transportation Equity Program, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) will operate a 24-month e-Bike Lending Library pilot in South LA, in partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and community partners. The lending library will provide a fleet of 250 e-bikes and e-cargo bikes available at seven hubs across the STEP geography. The lending library will provide South LA community members with access to an affordable, clean transportation mode with a low or no cost price option (if qualified for the Metro LIFE program). Look for an information sheet, and sign-in sheet at the hub.
BlueLA will be participating in CicLAvia to share more information about electric car sharing rentals available to Angelenos. Everyone will be able to see a BlueLA car and share where they want to see the next station. Those who sign-up will be entered in a $100 gift card raffle.
Learn about worker cooperatives -- what they are, how to start one, and get resources available from the L.A. Co-op Lab. Get a free coupon code for the $50 "How to Start a Worker Cooperative" online course. Already have a team and an idea or plan for a worker cooperative? Get a free and private coaching session in their L.A. Co-op Lab mobile unit. Also join @thetreeyogacoop for some FREE, family friendly gentle yoga and mindful movement! The Tree Yoga Cooperative is a Black and Latinx owned yoga and wellness studio providing accessible, inclusive, culturally relevant, and trauma informed classes and training.
Chat with Metro Staff to learn about future plans throughout LA County! The West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor is Metro’s plan for better transit and includes a new light rail transit (LRT) line to southeast LA County. This project would connect Artesia, Cerritos, Bellflower, Paramount, Downey, South Gate, Cudahy, Bell, Huntington Park, Vernon, unincorporated Florence-Firestone, and Downtown Los Angeles. Connecting this area to Metro’s rail network will provide alternatives to driving and create more access to opportunity.
The Rail-to-Rail Project will create biking and walking paths to the (Crenshaw) K Line Fairview Heights Station and A Line (Blue) Slauson Station. The project will create more options for active transportation, connections to transit and access to opportunity.
Enjoy a bite from a local Food Truck and lounge in the seating area brought to you by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.
Free basic bike repair brought to you by Hollydale Cycling Club.
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Join SoLa Tech families, students, coaches and staff for an exciting open house at the SoLa Technology and Entrepreneurship Center @ 961 E 61st St! They will have food, fun, and activations from 10am-4pm. Come learn about the exciting programs they have available for students ages 8-21yo. Click here to RSVP or just drop in!
Florence Firestone Hub
Reference Address: 8414 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001
Visit SoCal Edison’s booth to get information about energy assistance programs, and free giveaways!
Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell’s staff will be sharing county resources.
Enjoy a bite from local food trucks curated by WFE Consulting.
Get your COVID19 Vaccine/Booster, Mpx Vaccine, or schedule an appointment for Antigen testing from the Fulgent Mobile Vaccination Team! Walk ups are welcome, or you can pre-register. All ages and COVID19 vaccines will be available.
Las Fotos Project, a photography mentoring organization from Boyle Heights, is excited to return to CicLAvia to offer their free community photo-booth! Students from their career training program will be creating beautiful portraits that will be uploaded to Facebook to commemorate your day.
Complete the kids bike safety skills course and get a free kids helmet (while supplies last) courtesy of CicLAvia.
Free basic bike repair brought to you by DAG Riders.
Reference Address: 1501 E 103rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90002
CicLAvia is collaborating with Designing in Color (DCo) to remix the configuration of the typical CicLAvia hub to create an experience that encourages more transformative participation in the future of our city by centering the Hub on a large-scale 'workshop' centered on Watts/South LA. Using the principles of design justice, we are looking to center community voices, strengthen existing partnerships in the neighborhood, and look to equip young people with design-thinking tools for tackling big changes in our city. The following organizations will be present: Children’s Institute, Place It, Friends at Mafundi, Maintain the Mystery and Sisters of Watts. You can also stop by the CicLAvia Stories station and share some of your favorite things about your community.
Grab lunch from a local food truck and enjoy your meal alongside the community groups in the Designing in Color Community Action Hub.
The community stage will feature DJ SouthLAnd (10-2:30), Poetry by Street Poet’s own Alyesha Wise and Matthew Hernandez (11 am), Maintain the Mystery 11:30-12:30, and live painting by Candyce Fabre 12:30 - 2:30.
Free basic bike repair services brought to you by East Side Riders Bicycle Club.
Sign up for a free Los Angeles Public Library card and look for the roaming Book Bike distributing free books to people with library cards.
LADOT and community partners will be sharing information about the new Central Avenue Safety Project and other bicycle and pedestrian improvements coming to Watts.
Thanks to funding from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP), the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) will operate a 24-month e-Bike Lending Library pilot in South LA, in partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and community partners. The lending library will provide a fleet of 250 e-bikes and e-cargo bikes available at seven hubs across the STEP geography. The lending library will provide South LA community members with access to an affordable, clean transportation mode with a low or no cost price option (if qualified for the Metro LIFE program). Look for an information sheet, and sign-in sheet.
StreetsLA will be on site to share information on the new Broadway South project. Staff will also be available to answer questions on the services the Bureau offers.
Swing by the Metro Bike Share tent to learn more about the bike share program, grab a bike and pick up limited-edition swag! Metro Bikes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at nearby stations and at the tents. Plan ahead and download the Metro Bike Share app to purchase a pass. Don’t forget to tag @bikemetro on social, and always remember to return your Metro Bike to a station or to a Metro Bike Share team member. Promotion: $5 30-day pass for CicLAvia weekend ONLY with promocode BIKESOUTHLA22
Capture your day with a photo at the roaming Snap Yourself photo booth! Keep an eye out for them along 103rd!
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Visit the Los Angeles STEM Collective at Ted Watkins Park where they will have information on local STEM programs, resources, and activities for the whole family. Visit their STEM Stations on event day, and answer a brief survey while you’re there and get a FREE limited edition CicLAvia <3 Parks Button!
Join LADOT and People for Mobility Justice for fun activities and information on new safety improvements coming to Central Ave. Come enjoy some music, a bike rodeo, and great company as you make your way to Watts. They will be posted next to the Kobe mural next to the Watts Civic Center.