The Blessing of the Bikes in Greenville, SC
May 6, 2017, Greenville, SC M Judson Booksellers and the Swamp Rabbit Inn present the second annual Blessing of the Bikes will take place at 10am on the front steps of M Judson Booksellers at 130 S Main Street in Greenville, SC 29601 at 10am. Father Duncan of St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville will give the blessing and City Council member Amy Ryberg Doyle will speak about National Bike Month and bike safety. Similar ceremonies have been held in New York City, Boston and Los Angeles.
A group ride will follow the blessing on the Swamp Rabbit Trail to the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and back to M Judson Booksellers for those who wish to participate. This is a family friendly, casual ride to raise awareness for bike safety, remember those who have lost their lives on a bicycle and celebrate our vibrant bike culture in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Please bring your bikes and gather in front of M Judson starting at 9:45. The blessing will begin at 10:00am and the ride will follow. This is a family friendly event and helmets are required. Parking is available at Poinsett Garage located at 25 W. McBee Avenue.