Decorate and light up your bikes and come join West Seattle Bike Connections for a fun all ages, all abilities, all faiths, family-friendly ride from Seacrest Marina to Alki Bathhouse to the see Christmas Ships, and to hear and join the carolers. Seattle Parks will have hot cider and cookies at the bathhouse and a bonfire on the beach to keep us warm.
Please arrive by 4:15 to sign in. We’ll roll at 4:30 in fading light, and arrive as it is getting dark. The Christmas Ships are due to be at Alki from 5:10 to 5:30.
2.2 perfectly flat miles on the Alki Trail. Return trip is on your own, because it is hard to regroup at this event, but the ride leader will be happy to accompany riders on request for the return trip at 5:30. This will be a Cascade Bicycle Club free daily ride, with waiver form to sign.
Bike rack parking is available at Seacrest and Bathhouse. Car parking is available on the street at Seacrest, or just west at Don Armeni boat launch public lot. Sorry, the Water Taxi and #37 bus are NOT running on weekends at this time of year. The #21 bus is the nearest, running from downtown to stop #15460 at SW Spokane St & 26th Ave SW (WB) along the Alki Trail, 1.5 miles from Seacrest.
Restrooms are available at start, at Alki Bathhouse, and points between.
The Christmas Ships will be off Lowman Beach Park at 4:20-4:40 pm. Optional to start there on your own, and join us at ~5 pm at Alki.