Moonlight Bike Ride

Mother, father and son riding bicycles in the darkGrandpa and grandson sitting on a bikeboy riding a bike decorated like a dinosaurMan riding recumbent bikeBicyclists at night

Saturday, July 20, 2024

10 p.m.

Old Town Lenexa, Santa Fe Trail Drive & Pflumm Road, Lenexa, KS 66215

Enjoy an 11-mile, closed-course bike ride from Old Town Lenexa through the Meritex caves. Decorate your bicycle in lights for this fun family ride. A helmet must be worn and your bicycle must have a front light and rear reflector.

Volunteer Opportunities

“Light the Night” Bicycle-Decorating Contest

Decorate your bike in fun lights and enter into the Light the Night contest. Judging is at 9:30 p.m. at the start line of the race.

Pancake Breakfast

Stick around for a tasty pancake breakfast after the ride ($7/$10 at the door).

Important Note

Permitted bikes: 
  • Two- or three-wheeled bicycle to participate.
  • Class 1 e-bikes are also permitted. 

Not permitted:  

  • Throttled bicycles 
  • Hoverboards
  • Motorized scooters  

Event Route and Road Closures

Moonlight Bike Ride course map

Road Closures

To maintain a safe course for event participants and spectators, several area roads will be closed to traffic or have restricted access from 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, through 2 a.m. Sunday, July 21. 

Road closures map


  • April 1–June 16, 2024: $25 per adult; $15 per child 13 and under

  • June 17–July 20, 2024: $30 per adult; $20 per child 13 and under

  • You will receive a complementary Moonlight Bike Ride T-shirt, while supplies last. We will honor size requests to the extent possible.



Register online

In person 

  • Lenexa Community Center (13420 Oak St., Lenexa, KS 66215), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Lenexa Rec Center (17201 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

By mail

Fill out the registration form and mail it to us with your registration fees to Lenexa Rec Center (Attn: Moonlight Bike Ride), 17201 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219.

Packet Pickup

  • July 19, 2024: 4–7 p.m. at the Lenexa Senior Center (13425 Oak St., Lenexa, KS 66215).
  • July 20, 2024: 8–9:30 p.m. in front of the Old Town shops (Pflumm Road and Santa Fe Trail Drive).

Event Sponsors 

  • Renewal By Andersen
  • Gutter Helmet of Kansas City

Sponsorship opportunities   

For sponsorship information, contact Marisa Shartzer, [email protected]

Contact Information and Cancellations

Ryan Latta, 913.477.7136, [email protected]

To stay notified of event cancellations, call our notification line at 913.477.7170.