2019 Launch Party @ Center for Social Innovation (Annex)
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Outdoor Training Kick-Off at Sweet Pete’s @ Sweet Pete's Bike Shop
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our good friends at Sweet Pete’s will be hosting a training kick-off evening for Bike Rally participants on Saturday, March 30, 6:00pm – 9:00pm at their store at 1204 Bloor Street West. They will run short 15 minute sessions on:

  • how to fix a flat;
  • how to estimate a good bike fit; and
  • advice on gear and apparel.

Come out to catch up with your Bike Rally family, pick up any gear you might be missing to start your outdoor training, and brush up your bike knowledge from the experts at Sweet Pete’s. Whether you’re new to the Bike Rally or a seasoned veteran, there’s something for everyone to get you ready to hit the road. Sweet Pete’s will also be providing 20% off parts and accessories (excluding Garmin), and 10% off bikes.

Sweet Pete's Bike Shop logoSweet Pete’s Bike Shops have been long-time supporters with over 10 years of engagement with the Bike Rally. From amazing support the week of the Ride from Road Support mechanics to lots of in-store discounts on cycling merchandise. Sweet Pete’s is there to support you on your Friends For Life Bike Rally journey.
t: (416) 533-4481

POSE View Party @ Striker
Jun 11 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for in June for season two of this New York 1980’s dance musical extraordinaire! 💄 Hosted by the Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance – TKBA and benefiting the PWA’s Friends For Life Bike Rally! 👠 More fun details to come! 💋

Stages Night Club Fundraiser @ Stages Night Club
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm

Long-time Bike Rally participant and supporter Harvey Malinsky pulls this incredible event together each year. This party/fundraiser is the best way to celebrate the half-way mark of the Rally, and generate more much-needed funds for HIV/AIDS.

Join us for this annual event, hosted by the ever-so-talented Anya Face and featuring Jezebel Bardot and Xya!


Montreal Arrival Event @ Parc des Faubourgs
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The 2019 Bike Rally Arrival Celebration is in Parc des Faubourgs – right in the heart of Fierté Montréal – and will be hosted by none other than Torontonian and Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Queen Brooke Lynn Hytes!

Cheer in our riders who have cycled to Montréal from Toronto or Kingston to raise money for the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation!

Friends for Life Bike Rally’s “Arrive with Pride” Celebration
Presented by ViiV Healthcare

3:00pm – 6:00pm @ Parc des Faubourgs, Montréal
FREE Entry, Cash Bars & Food Trucks

3:00pm – Parc des Faubourgs opens. Bars and food trucks available
4:00pm – Riders arrive and are cheered into the park!
4:30pm – Show begins

See you at the finish line!

Le Vélothon Amis pour la vie 2019 célèbre son arrivée à Montréal au parc des Faubourgs – au cœur de Fierté Montréal. La célébration sera animée par nulle autre que la Torontoise et “queen” de la 11e saison de Rupaul’s Drag Race Brooke Lynn Hytes!

Venez accueillir chaleureusement les participants qui ont pédalé de Toronto ou Kingston jusqu’à Montréal afin d’amasser des fonds pour la fondation Toronto People With AIDS Foundation!

Célébration “Arriver avec fierté” du Vélothon Amis pour la vie
présentée par ViiV Soins de santé Canada

15:00 – 18:00 au parc des Faubourgs, Montréal
Entrée gratuite, bar payant & food trucks

15:00 – Le parc des Faubourgs ouvre ses portes. Les bars et les food trucks sont accessibles.
16:00 – Les cyclistes arrivent et sont accueillis dans le parc.
16:30 – Le spectacle commence.

Au plaisir de vous voir à la ligne d’arrivée!

Reunion Party & 2020 Info Session @ TBD
Oct 20 all day
Firkin Thursdays Social @ The Churchmouse: A Firkin Pub
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Firkin Thursdays Social (CANCELLED) @ The Churchmouse: A Firkin Pub
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Firkin Thursdays Social @ The Churchmouse: A Firkin Pub
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Firkin Thursdays Social @ The Churchmouse: A Firkin Pub
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm