BIKETOBERFEST in New Brunswick!

2020-10-02T21:00:00Z β†’ 2020-10-04T19:00:00Z


About this Event

Join us for a mini-festival this Fall that will have you riding bikes and saying Prost in southern NB!

Improve your mountain biking skills while enjoying a fully-curated weekend of good times in Saint John and Alma!

Guided rides, bike maintenance workshop, all of your meals taken care of, and the chance to sample brews from local craft breweries! Cheers to bikes and brews!


β€’ Space is limited to 25 riders with a 5-1 Rider\Guide ratio. We are able to take more participants for the Oktoberfest party at the Delta on Saturday evening. Tickets for Oktoberfest can be purchased separately

β€’ Ride options for beginner\intermediate and intermediate\advanced

β€’ Plenty of off-trail and on-trail instruction by certified Mountain Bike Instructors and local Guides

β€’ The evenings will be filled with brews, food, fun and prizes!

β€’ This event is 19+ and will respect social distancing restrictions

β€’ We have blocked space at the Delta Saint John and secured an awesome room rate for the group! Details below.

Spaces are limited as we respect social distancing recommendations by public health officials. Our top priorities are for this festival to be safe and fun.

What to Expect

For the more beginner riders, you will be surrounded by certified mountain bike instructors so there’s no better time to fine tune those skills. The mountain biking will just be the start of the fun as we have some Oktoberfest fun following the rides! We are working with local brewers to be sure you experience some of the best local brews this Fall!


Location: Delta Hotel, Saint John NB

Friday, October 2nd

6pm - Meet & Greet your hosts and other participants

6:30pm - Bike maintenance and skills review/riding instruction

8pm - Reception: Appetizers (you get to choose 3 for your own platter!), and a welcome drink at MIX Resto Bar

Location: Rockwood Park, Saint John NB

Saturday, October 3rd

7 to 8:30 am - Continental breakfast

drive yourself to Rockwood Park

9 to 9:30 am - Group Stretch: warm-up

9:30 am - Safety briefing, Skills review, Schedule review

10 am to 12:30 pm - Group Rides and on-trail Skills

12:30 to 1 pm - Trail-side lunch from Nela’s

1 to 4pm - Group Rides and on-trail Skills

4 to 4:30 pm - Group stretch: cool down

drive yourself to hotel/home

4:30 to 7 pm - Free time to explore Saint John

7 pm to relatively late! - Oktoberfest Party!

Location: Fundy National Park, Alma NB

Sunday, October 4th

7 to 8 am - Continental breakfast

check-out of Delta, and drive yourself to Fundy National Park

10 to 10:30 am - Group Stretch: warm-up

10:30 am to 12:30 pm - Group Rides and on-trail Skills

12:30 to 1 pm - Trail-side lunch from Octopus Garden

1 to 3pm - Group Rides and on-trail Skills

3 to 3:30 pm - Group stretch: cool down

optional night in Alma - we recommend calling the hotels in Alma directly for rates and availability

A more detailed version of this schedule will be sent to all registered participants the week leading up to the event.



From $469 per person based on double occupancy and $568 for single occupancy

Deposit: $350 + HST

Final Payment: Accommodation (payment collected through Delta @ check-out)


Meals & Drinks:

Friday - Evening snack from MIX Resto Bar located in the Delta

Saturday - Continental breakfast, trail-side Lunch from Nela’s, and Oktoberfest Party supper & 2 drink tickets for use at the bar supplying local craft brews

Sunday - Continental breakfast, and trail-side lunch from the Octopus Garden

Hotel Reservation:

2 nights at the Delta Saint John located uptown next to the harbour and only a 5min drive to Rockwood Park.

Includes continental breakfast and complimentary parking!

Double Occupancy Rate $ 119 per night + 15% HST & 3.5% MAT *

Single Occupancy Rate $ 109 per night + 15 % HST & 3.5 % MAT *

*Payment for the hotel room is charged to your credit card on check-out

You choose the number of nights you would like to stay at the Delta

Please note: the pool and fitness center will be closed for renovations

Mountain Biking Guiding and Instruction:

2 days of riding Saturday in Rockwood Park, and Sunday in Fundy National Park. This will include various levels of skills workshops with BICP and PMBIA certified Mountain Bike Instructors Sam, Emily, and Mike along with our amazing local Guides Julie, Kris, and Greg!

Topics Include: Operation of Controls, Body Positioning, Terrain Awareness, Cornering, How to Roll Features

Fitness and Wellness:

Group stretches with Julie! Warm-up and Cool-down specific for mountain bikers.

Bike Tech Workshop:

Friday - Setting up the bike to work best for you, and how to keep it running well

2. OKTOBERFEST Only Ticket Option

$65 + HST per person

Join us on Saturday night for a celebration of mountain biking and local brews! Your ticket for Oktoberfest includes sausage, pretzel, late-night poutine & 2 drink tickets for use at the bar supplying local craft brews!