Join the energetic fun at VIVA STREETS! — a free festival that invites you to play, get fit, people watch, and celebrate good health. On Sunday, September 13, from 12:00-5:00 p.m., one-mile of East 6th Street will become a car-free playground for thousands of Austinites. Run, walk, bicycle, skateboard, rollerblade/skate, jog, skip, and play.
East 6th Street will filled with activities like hula hooping, ping pong, giant chess, jump roping, chalk art obstacle course, two learn to ride a bike stations, bike polo, photo booth, craft area, bird identification walks, cane fishing, soccer, basketball, and more.
Scheduled activities include capoeira, zumba, yoga, martial arts demonstrations, weapons defense, anti-bullying workshops, aerial arts classes, ballroom dancing, gardening and composting classes, and more.
The mission of VIVA! Streets is to build communities by transforming public streets and encouraging active living through fitness and recreational activities and healthy food options.
The event is co-produced by the City of Austin and BikeTexas.
This is a born-in-Austin take on the Ciclovia, has become an international phenomenon.