PEDALER'S JAMBOREE 2013
Weekend bicycle/music festival - May 25th & 26th (and 27th!), 2013
The Pedaler's Jamboree is a music festival created for bicycle riders and non-riders alike! Get a ticket for a weekend bicycle ride full of adventure or a non-rider ticket for the Kemper Park festivities available in Boonville on May 25th!
Bicyclists start at Flat Branch Park from 7:30 am to 10 am in Columbia, MO. Flat Branch Park is located at 101 South 4th St, Columbia, MO. This is the beginning of the MKT trail which connects to the Katy Trail State Park.
For non-riders with ticket passes to the Kemper Park Festivities, gates open at 3 pm on Saturday, May 25th. Kemper Park is located at 757 3rd St, Boonville, MO behind the YMCA building. Cars will not be permitted in the park. Free street side parking will be located close to the YMCA building.
Bicyclists depart from Columbia, MO, on the morning of Saturday, May 25th. Drop off your overnight packs at check in and prepare for a weekend of relaxed bike riding, music, and fun. Enjoy the scenic views of the Katy Trail State Park as you ride on crushed limestone trails flanked by cliffs and the Missouri River. Stop at your convenience at a handful of locations to enjoy live music and entertainment. Bands will play throughout the day in communities across the trail.
Enjoy a car free route on the scenic Katy Trail State Park
The final destination, Boonville's awesome Kemper Park, will once again host the feature event with main stage music. Overnight camping at Kemper Park will be free for all registered riders! Hotel/motel accommodations are available at local establishments. There will be food available at restaurants throughout the town of Boonville as well as food vendors at Kemper Park.
The following day food and entertainment awaits you on your journey yet again! Riders are encouraged to either continue to Hartsburg for another night of entertainment and camping or leisurely head back to Columbia. Overnight bags will be waiting for you either back in Columbia or in Hartsburg!
Free camping is available for all registered riders and ticket holders at Kemper Park and the Elderberry Farm in Hartsburg
Extend the celebration by riding to Hartsburg on Sunday for another night of entertainment and camping!
Daily riding distances:
Columbia to Boonville: 30 miles (ramble out on Saturday, stumble back on Sunday)
Boonville to Hartsburg: 40 miles
Hartsburg to Columbia: 30 miles
Colorful T-shirt or stainless steel water bottle, Free bandana, Gear Transport to campsite (not hotels), Sag Support, Camping, Music and Entertainment, more amenities in the works!
Showers and such:
Restrooms available on site. The Boonville YMCA is located next to the festival/camping area. Facility open on Saturday, May 26. The pool is open until 4:30 pm - Showers available until 10:00 pm. Towels are not provided. YMCA closed on Sunday, May 26.
Shuttle Bus Ride back to Columbia:
There will be a limited number of seats available for shuttle back to Columbia on Sunday and Monday morning. Advanced reservations are available for $10/person. A limited number of seats will be available on Sunday and Monday morning for $15.
Primitive services available. No public restrooms, no showers! Plenty of water and food will be available.
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Lodging in Columbia:
There are countless good places to eat and lodging opportunities available in this great city!
Special room rate and accomodations available at the Tiger Hotel - Ask for the Jamboree rate - (573) 875-8888
Please visit the Columbia Visitors Bureau website for complete details.
Lodging in Boonville:
The Isle of Capri Boonville Be sure to check out the awesome buffet and the entertainment options available.
Click here for more details about accomodations in Boonville.
Lodging in Hartsburg:
Primitive camping at Elderberry Farm. Click here for details about accomodations in Hartsburg