Pedaler’s Jamboree Iowa

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 main stage festivities available on August 27th. We will visiting a new trail system and new communities in 2017.   Last year the Pedaler’s Jamboree event was held on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail and in the past has taken place on the Raccoon River Valley Trail.

For non-riders with ticket passes to the overnight destination(to be announced), gates open at 4 pm on Saturday, August 27th. Camping will also be available at

Bicyclists depart on the morning of Saturday, August 26th. Drop off your overnight packs at check in and prepare for a weekend of relaxed bike riding, music, and fun. The trail encompasses a wide range of landscapes, from wooded stretches, prairies, rivers and farmland. 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..

​The final destination will host the feature event with main stage music. Overnight camping will be free for all registered riders! Hotel/motel accommodations are available at local establishments. There will be food available at restaurants throughout town  as well as food vendors.

The following day (Sunday, August 27), riders will return to to the starting location on the trail. Music and festivities will continue to rock until riders complete the ride at the end of the day on Sunday.

Daily riding distances:
Saturday: TBA
Sunday: TBAFree stuff:
Compilation CD (with artist from this year’s event), Gear (2 bags) Transport to campsite (not hotels), Sag Support, Camping, Music and Entertainment, more amenities in the works – Free weekend trail pass on the trail.

Parking & Starting Location(s):
TBA: Check and registration from 8 am – 10 am.

Showers and such:

Free bus shuttle from the Park to the town hotels: There will be a free bus shuttle for registered participants from the music area to hotels starting at 4 pm on Saturday and ending at 11 pm. The bus will make a loop around town starting and finishing at the park. The next morning the bus will pick up patrons at the hotels starting at 7 am and ending at 9 am. Riders will need to pick up their gear at the park and transport it with them to the hotels. It will need to be dropped off at the designated pick up zone on Sunday morning by 10 am for transport back to the start.

RV and Camper reservations:  TBA

Shuttle Bus Ride back to the overnight location to the starting location on Sunday morning:
There will be a limited number of seats available for shuttle back  on Sunday morning. Advanced reservations are available for $10/person. Stay tuned for more details.

Categories: Bike Tours

Booth Number: 63