Looking for a family-friendly Memorial Day Weekend activities? Sign your kids up to be part of a fun patriotic bike parade this Saturday morning. The Young Realities Riders Parade Saturday is free and kids have a chance to win all kinds of great prizes with patriotic bike decorations and patriotic costumes.The weekend is filled with family fun at Civic Center Park in Old Town Fort Collins for the Realites Ride and Rally. There is free apple pie in the park, live music, a veterans plaza, car show and tons more.

From the Realities Ride and Rally webpage:

Contest will be for most Patriotic Bike decorations and Patriotic Costumes – entries are free and children receive:

  • Naked Juice will set up at the starting line and provide FREE 4 oz. cups of their best juices for all the kids.  In addition, they will be giving out swag-shirts, sunglasses, head buffs, gel packs.
  • McDonald’s will also be there to provide these cool packs to all the kids filled with yoghurt and fruit.  Each bag will come with a water bottle.
  • Sober Souls motorcycle club will be at the starting line with balloons and decorations and help the kids decorate their bikes.
  • At the start volunteers will be checking kids in, taping race numbers to their bikes and providing each child rider with a goody bag filled with:

Realities Ride T-shirt, Loveland Laser tag card ($5 loaded), Crane & Seager toothbrush and pencil, Chipper’s Bowling Free game card, Realities For Children bracelet, calendar and Realities Ride & Rally event flyer, Free kids meal from Qdoba gift card and Candy

  • At the end of the parade, the participating motorcycle clubs will be selecting the top winners for Best Patriotic Bicycle and Best Patriotic Costume.  (one each) Each winner will be awarded a new bicycle (provided by Sober Souls). They will also include the receipt in case an exchange needs to be made.
  • Additional prize drawings will be:

Birthday Party Package for Fly High Trampoline Park

Family 4 Pack Party Package for Loveland Laser Tag

3 $50 gift cards to Toys R Us

10 free individual passes to Fly High

20 free bungee trampoline rides

6 free Maddie’s Kettle Korn certificates

6 free Maddie’s Shaved Ice certificates

  • Free Yard Olympics for kids participating in the bike parade

  • Then enjoy the National Anthem – Presentation of the Colors and FREE Apple Pie in the Park!