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Burn Ride along the ERT
August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calling bike riders of all skill levels to experience a Burning Man-themed bike ride along the Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) from Chelsea to the Hermitage on The Burn Ride!
Launching from Smartmouth Beer in the Chelsea neighborhood in West Ghent, riders will be guided along the paved, easy-going portion of the ERT. Guided rides will start at 6pm and run every 30 minutes with the last ride leaving at 7:30pm. Special Burning Man Camp-themed stops will be available along the ride featuring captivating programming. The ride ends at the Hermitage Museum’s Burning Man Night which runs from 7-10pm. A special ticket price of $12 also includes1 free drink ticket and will be available solely for guests who arrive by bike.
Guided rides returning to Smartmouth will be offered throughout the evening beginning at 8:30 pm, with the last ride leaving at 10:15pm. If you choose to leave your bike for the night, bike racks will be on site through Sunday.
Post ride, participants can enjoy various entertainment options in the Chelsea district including an outdoor movie night at Smartmouth, outdoor games and fire pit at Torch, billiards and margaritas at Tortilla West and a new outdoor patio at Orapax. Stay tuned for updates and more details!
The ride is free, open to the public, and family friendly.
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