March 13-14, 2020
Punta Gorda, FL

Tours for Everyone

Casual Riders

Tours for Everyone

Serious Cyclists

Pedal and Play in Paradise

A Cycling Celebration

Happy Faces

We Work For Smiles

Ride for a Purpose

Be an LLS Fundraiser

The Mystery Ride

A Mystery for Now

Pedal and Play in Paradise is hosted by:   TEAM VECTOR LOGO REVISE 2014 FINAL &  islesyachtclub

We had a great time at Pedal and Play 2018 and now we're getting ready for Pedal and Play 2019!   The website will be updated as the plans unfold.  In the meantime, enjoy the video of the 2018 event. 

Pedal and Play in Paradise is about having fun, but it also supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and TEAM Punta Gorda's Bicycle Initiatives.  We have something for everyone--the casual bike rider, more serious cyclists, mystery lovers, and folks who just want to tour our beautiful city and learn about its future.  


Pedal and Play will again be a TWO DAY event!!  Here's an overview of the events for each day.  More information will be on the Event Details page.

Friday March 22, 2019

  • Check-in and Packet Pickup
  • City Manager's Tour
  • City Manager's After Ride Social Hour

Saturday March 23, 2019

  • Check-in
  • Breakfast
  • 62, 30, and 15-mile bike rides
  • 10-mile Mystery Tour
  • Lunch and FREE beer
  • Music and fun activities


Other 2019 Highlights 

Fundraise for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  You can ride for fun and also for a purpose.  Your registration helps fund LLS, but you can also fundraise by getting others to sponsor your ride.  For those who like a challenge, a 2019 Limited Edition Pedal and Play Jersey will be given to anyone who fundraises $500 or more.  See our Register and Fundraise page for details.

New design and colors for the 2019 Limited Edition Pedal and Play Jersey.  You can see it and how to order on the  Gear to Buy page.  

• Techwick® type Pedal and Play T-shirt available.  A free cotton T-shirt will be provided as part of your registration fee, but for $15 you can opt for a cool Techwick® type material T-shirt with the same design as the cotton tee.  For either type of shirt, you must register by March 10,2019.  We will attempt to have a few extras for those registering after that date, but we cannot guarantee availability or that we'll have your preferred size, gender, and/or material.

Brand New Mystery Ride.  We'll have a new Mystery Ride and details will unfold as we progress. 

Photo SpotWe will have our popular Photo Spot to take a picture of you and your friends to remember the days and the good times you had.  To see the photos from prior years, go to 2017 Pedal and Play Photos,  2016 Photo Highlights  and our Facebook page to see the 2015 event photos.

Free Beer.  FREE BEER will be provided during lunch.

• Free Ice Cream.  Harborwalk Scoops and Bites, voted the best ice cream shop in America on will once again share their award winning ice cream with Pedal and Play participants.  

• Free Massages.  We are looking forward to the The Wellness Center giving FREE massages.

The More the Merrier.  Help us promote this fun event.  You can open the 2019 flyer HERE.  You can click on it to download for printing; e-mailing it to family and friends; or posting it on your social media pages.  We're always happy to see new faces.   

Things to Remember:

  • Waivers must be signed in order to ride
  • The event takes place rain or shine  

Special Thanks

Our special thanks in advance goes to our local law enforcement and fire fighting agencies (City of Punta Gorda Police and Fire Departments and Charlotte County Sheriff's Office) for helping make Pedal and Play a fun and safe event. 

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Thank You Sponsors

Our 2019 sponsors are listed here and on our Sponsors Page under the About Us tab.  Want to see your name and/or logo here in 2020?  Contact us.  We would love to add new sponsors and donors to this fun and charitable event.    


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