South Twin City Metro Penn Fest in its Seventh Year

David Gepner

Now in its 7th year, Open Streets at Penn Fest, in Richfield, MN is on Sunday, September 20th from noon to 4 p.m. and promises to be the bigger and better than ever. With Penn Avenue closed all the way from 76th  Street to the Crosstown (Hwy 62) thousands of people will be strolling the “Avenue”!  Area businesses, crafters, flea market vendors and community groups will be on the street highlighting their wares and/or promoting their services.  Join in on the excitement and the opportunity that will be created by the all the actively on the “ Penn Avenue”.

Penn Fest 2015 Flyer

Penn Fest 2015 Flyer

Highlights of this years event, that encourages healthy living and sustainable transportation, will include various bike related venues.  Fellow bicycle advocates will be staging a bike rodeo.  Expect race competition between the surreys of Wheel Fun Rentals, a Pedal Pub, the pedicabs.

Plus, the library and the historical society have been persuaded to have costumed riders on bikes with a trailer “pedaling” their respective books.

Penn Cycle will again sponsor multiple performances by the BMX stunt cyclists.