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Monterey Bicycle Film Festival – May 10-13, 2014

Bike Month celebrations in Monterey County  include four days of bike-themed films that will also set the tone for the arrival of Amgen Stage 4 Start!

Films for children, teens, and adults are part of the mix:
  • Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m.  – The Triplets of Belleville
  • Saturday, May 10, 7 p.m. – The Bicycle Thief
  • Sunday, May 11, 4 p.m. – The Triplets of Belleville
  • Sunday, May 11, 6 p.m. – Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
  • Monday, May 12, 7 p.m. – Premium Rush
  • Tuesday, May 13, 7 p.m. – American Flyers

Doors open one hour before showtime.

Scroll down for the poster, or download a PDF here: Monterey Bicycle Film Festival poster


Tickets are available in advance at Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center during their regular summer hours, Tues-Sat, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sun, noon to 5 p.m. (Closed Mondays, until an hour before show time.)

Tickets will also be available at the door.

About the venue

The Monterey Bicycle Film Festival venue is Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center, 5 Custom House Plaza, in the City of Monterey. This bike-friendly HER Helmet Thursdays spot is located directly along the historic, car-free Custom House Plaza.

Museum of Monterey, affectionately known as MoM, meets multiple criteria for a special outing–history, art, waterfront, downtown, and bike-friendly to boot! People who bike, walk, skate, or run will love that Museum of Monterey is  located directly off the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail. Drivers will find downtown parking lots and garages make Museum of Monterey easy to reach as well. You might also consider doing the bike-and-ride!

Since May 11 is Mother’s Day, you may want to treat your mom to a double-feature at MoM on Sunday. (That’s after you’ve brought your mother breakfast in bed, of course, or treated her to her favorite restaurant, spa, or other spot.)

Below the poster, see a gallery of others

biking the home turf of  Museum of Monterey,

Custom House Plaza.

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Did you know? The plaza’s Custom House is recognized as the oldest government building in California. That’s why Monterey’s  Custom House is honored as California’s State Historic Landmark #1!

  • For more Bike Month activities, click here.
  • For more bike-friendly HER Helmet Thursdays spots, click here.
  • And for more tips on bicycling the City of Monterey and countywide, click here.

Who bikes the home turf of  Museum of Monterey,

Custom House Plaza?


Italian Honeymooners

Daniel Grün, German visitor

Frequent visitor from Santa Cruz.

Frequent visitor from Florida,

shown here at the waterfront entrance to Custom House Plaza.


Local musicians exiting Custom House Plaza and heading onto the Alvarado Mall, then on downtown.

Uke players on Custom House Plaza June 2012

Woman at MOM - 2010

When it’s a quiet day in this open space, children of all ages enjoy the simple treat of circling around the fountain. What a healthy treat! Dr. Hugh Stallworth would surely agree!

Common sense dictates when that is not appropriate, e.g., when people are gathered in the plaza for a special event.

Basket shopping at Custom House Plaza

That’s Museum of Monterey in the background of this Custom House Plaza shot.

These riders were part of the annual Intergenerational Ride for Bike Month. The 2014 ride is May 10; details here.

Special thanks to  Udo Rehfeldt and Nancy Selfridge for their energy devoted to the Monterey Bicycle Film Festival, along with Alex Cappelli, Eric Petersen, Susan Ragsdale-Cronin, Megan Tolbert,  Jan Valencia, and others supporting this event.

This post was published on 8 May 2014. One or more changes last made to this post on 5 July 2014.

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