Bentonville Bike Fest

May 23—26, 2024

Presented by MOBIL1

Since its inception in 2020, Bentonville Bike Fest has been breaking boundaries and setting new standards!
Drawing in over 15,000 attendees from across the nation, with 1,500 racers representing all 48 states and 15 countries, this event has become an undeniable highlight of both our local community and the entire state. Boasting a range of activities tailored to everyone's interests, it's no wonder this festival has cemented Bentonville’s title as the Mountain Bike Capital of the World! Get ready to be part of the excitement!

Festival entry is FREE presented by MOBIL1

Coming Soon: Sign up to ride here 

Where? Applegate Property is located at 1770 SW 2nd, 72712, Bentonville, AR. 

Getting There: The nearest parking will be along SW 8th, where you can park and then ride or walk over on the greenway to the festival grounds.

Bicycle Races to Watch: Your Weekend Entertainment Sorted

Gravelicous Race—Racers will take on a 30 or 60-mile gravel course starting and finishing at Applegate Property. Grab your spot at the finish line to watch these athletes battle to the finish line. 

The National Bicycle Dealers Association Retailers Summit—This event aims to foster connections within the bicycle retail industry by focusing on best practices with sessions aimed to facilitate face-to-face conversations between retailers and suppliers on key topics affecting retailers today. 

XCE Presented by Burt’s Bee—The Cross Country eliminator is a four-rider race held on a short course. Racers compete in heats, with two riders eliminated at a time. This event is highly spectator-friendly, as the course is contained within the festival grounds.

UCI C1 & NAT Trials Competitions presented by Haleon—Besides being a very difficult sport to practice, it's undoubtedly the best spectator sport. Riders will challenge an obstacle course consisting of huge boulders, logs, concrete pipes, and other difficult objects.The goal is to overcome them without setting foot on the ground within a 2-minute time limit!

WOMEN SHRED presented by Arnicare, by Boiron—After last year's successful events, Women Shred caters to the experienced mountain biker who is in for a new discovery or for the novice rider who wants to hone her skills. The annual event continues to be dedicated to the inclusion of women and mountain biking.

Enduro & KIDS Enduro—The concept is straightforward: race from the top to the bottom of a mountain in a time-trial format over several timed stages. This enduro event offers categories for both adults and youth.

Cyclist at Bike Fest
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Other Festival Festivities

Live Music—Bikes, families, community, art, food, fun, entertainment, and of course LIVE MUSIC. Every year, there is at least one band per day performing for the bike enthusiasts!