New Belgium Brewing Company is bringing their renowned Tour de Fat to Boston, MA on Saturday, June 17th. Now in it's 18th year, Tour de Fat is a craft beer festival and Vaudeville style touring carnival complete with live music. Headlining the Boston tour date of the stop is alt rock giants AWOLNATION.
The Tour de Fat will feature craft beers from New Belgium Brewery, as well as tons of live entertainment. In addition to a headline performance by AWOLNATION at Tour de Fat you will see magicians, comedians, circus performers, Vaudeville performers and more. The event will also feature a "Slow Ride Bike Race" in which contestants will race each other with the rider coming in last being the winner. There will also be a costume contest and a dance off.
A portion of the proceeds from the festival will go to the Boston Cyclists Union who handles anything and everything you could think of when it comes to riding bicycles in Boston.
Check out a promo video for the Tour de Fat for a quick glimpse at what you're in for!
The Boston stop of the Tour de Fat takes place on Saturday, June 17th from 4:00pm-9:00pm and will be held at the Lawn on D at 420 D Street in South Boston, MA.
The live schedule for the day is as follows
4:00 - Doors Open
4:15 - Fire Leopard
4:40 - Fashion Show (The fashion show is open to all who want to show off their Tour de Fat costume on the catwalk.)
5:30 - Irontom
6:25 - Slow Ride (Race your fellow Tour de Fat-goers in a bike race where the last person to cross the finish line is the winner. The catch: if you put a foot down, you’re out.)
6:40 - Ssssnake
7:00 - Dance Contest Here’s your chance to strut your stuff. The winner walks away with a New Belgium cruiser bike!