Summer Solstice Celebration Ideas On Cruising Bicycles
Taking place around June 21st, the summer solstice marks the onset of summer and is the longest day of the year. Celebrated for centuries the world over, the summer solstice is truly a celebration of the season. Steeped in significant culture and tradition, there are numerous ways to usher in the summer, from sun salutations in New York City to huge bonfires in Austria. Most of these events may be accessible on cruising bicycles, making them a cycling lover’s dream to celebrate the start of the warm season.
Yoga in New York City
What better way to enjoy the longest day of the year than spending it in the city that never sleeps? Take a joyride to the acclaimed Times Square in the Big Apple on cruiser style bicycles for a day of yoga and sun salutations.
Ladies can ride in style on the chic Firmstrong Bella Classic, equipped with a cushioned seat and easy pedaling mechanisms for a relaxed ride through the bustling streets of NYC. For the men, try the snazzy sixthreezero In the Barrel beach cruiser bicycle, ideal for a leisure city ride on a sunny day.
Summer at Stonehenge
Shrouded in mystery, this ancient site has long baffled historians and archaeologists for years. Now a days, the massive stone structures draw an eccentric mix of pagans and druids who wish to witness the sun rising above the majestic stone circle.
After the event, take a ride through the lush English countryside, boasting rolling hills and plenty of off-beaten roads for an enjoyable mid-day cycle.
Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival in Ottawa
Get your flower crown ready and celebrate the solstice with Kupala, a Slavic holiday with deep pagan roots where women wear flower garlands in their hair. The day offers an exciting mix of live music, dancing, and decadent food. The city of Ottawa is biker-friendly, making it the ideal opportunity to take your cruising bicycles for a spin.
Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration in California
Welcome in the summer the SoCal way with this eclectic celebration of the sun. A summer staple since 1974, the Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration boasts creativity, performers, musicians, and more. Easily accessible by cruising bicycles, you can soak up the southern Cali sun while taking part in this colorful event.
If you want to bring your kids along for the event, a Firmstrong Mini cruiser is ideal for both boys and girls. The bike has the option of add-on training wheels, smooth braking, and seamless pedaling for a smooth ride all day long.
The summer solstice is a great holiday for bike lovers and is celebrated in a myriad of ways. So bring in the summer in style!
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