Solstice Festival 2016

Half Century, Century, Other

Event Date

Sat, Jun 18, 2016


Manitowish Waters, WI


Activity Today Later

Cycling-Half Century - Individual Age group/open

$30 $40 Closed

Cycling-Century - Individual Age group/open

$30 $40 Closed

Family Day Cycling: 1-12 miles with rest stops and activities along the way - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

Family Day Cycling: 1-12 miles with rest stops and activities along the way - Family (up to 5 people)

$30 $40 Closed

Cycling-Quarter - Individual Age group/open

$30 $40 Closed

SUP Solstice Yoga - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

The Solstice Festival celebrates the longest day of the year and is the official start to the summer cycling season in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin. Join the excitement and camaraderie of the Family Fun Paved Trail Ride and the Century/Half-Century/Canberry Road Ride. Whether preparing for a week long tour or charity ride, training for a summer of competitive racing, or simply getting the family out for an organized ride, the 2016 Solstice Festival has perfect courses and activities to offer. After a day in the saddle, stick around for a party in the park, featuring live music, food, drinks and more.

*Helemts are encouraged for all riders!*

*If you would like to sign up for both days (June 18th and June 19th), please complete one form and  then click the register for another event link at the top of the check out page. Complete the other form for the other day. You will then pay for both at the end when you check out.*

*Sign up before June 11th for early bird savings!*

Event details and schedule

Opening Night:  Friday, June 17th 

Start your fun filled Solstice Festival adventure tonight!

3:30-5:30pm     At Aberdeen Lodge (                                    Complimentary appetizers, cash bar, registration/packet                         pickup, sign up for the Hydrobike Races on Saturday and                         fun!

 8:15pm           Solstice Sunset Ride. Enjoy a three-mile guided ride from                       Angler’s Inn (                         to Serbin Park for a campfire and s’mores, and luminaries                       to guide the way back. Pre- and post-ride drink specials at                       Angler’s. You will be able to pick up racer packets and                             sign up for the Hydrobike Races on Saturday at Anglers                           from 8-10pm.


PAVED TRAIL RIDE  Saturday, June 18th

Family Fun! Choose Your Adventure!

9:00 AM         Registration/Check-In at Rest Lake Park/Pavilion.

9:30 AM         Ride 1-12 Miles. Activities, games, refreshments along the trail.

Stops at the North Lakeland Discovery Center, Camp Jorn YMCA, and the North Lakeland School

12:30 PM              Picnic In The Park. 

12:30-3:00pm       FREE Hydrobike Races and Live Radio Station.

*Age categories for Hydrobike Races: 10-14 / 15-20 / 21+, with prizes awarded to fastest riders in each categoires. Sign up day-of or throughout weekend at Solstice Festival sponsored gatherings.*


Music. Games. Cook-Out. Free food for all youth riders 12 & under.


SOLSTICE ROAD RIDE  Sunday, June 19th

Inspiring Scenery! Excellent Road Support! Roads Less Traveled!

Flexible start times. Registration/Check-In at Manitowish Waters Town Hall on Hwy 51, Manitowish Waters.

7:00 AM         Century (100-Mile)

9:00 AM         Half-Century (50-Mile)

10:30 AM       SUP Solstice Yoga starts (Koller Park) (limit 10 people)

                           sponsored by Coontail Sports and Sundog Yoga

11:00 AM       Cycling-Cranberry Ride (29-Mile)- Ride by a canberry field                       and enjoy a surpise! 

12:30 PM       Party In The Park

 Live Music. Solstice Festival Beer. Food.

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