NOVEMBER 2016 | ACTIVITIES
Biketopia is Bike East Bay’s winter party and silent auction. The event raises funds to support our vision of a bike-friendly East Bay. Attendees can look forward to an evening of delicious food, music, great company, and a stunning selection of items at our silent auction.
Q. What was the inspiration behind the event?
Each fall we bring together our supporters, bike advocates, public officials and transportation professionals to celebrate the past year’s progress for biking in the East Bay.
Q Tell us in one sentence why attendees love the event.
We have a stunning silent auction of 100+ items that includes vacation rentals, Warriors tickets, beer and wine tours, bicycles, and unique items that can’t be found anywhere else.
Q What’s the best thing about holding the event in Oakland?
Oakland is the transportation hub of the East Bay and has lots of great bike projects (like Telegraph Avenue) that are examples of what we can do in the rest of the region.
Q Does your event partner with local businesses in Oakland?
Whole Foods will cater the event, the Impact HUB is generously hosting, and over a hundred local businesses are supporting the event as sponsors and auction donors.
Q What’s the one thing Oakland offers that makes it the best place for your event?
Lots of local businesses that want to support our silent auction.
Q What is the one thing you want everyone to know about this event?
Come peruse our silent auction to find rare and unique items that show off the best the East Bay has to offer.