6:00PM – 11:00PM
The 3rd Annual Busse Woods Night Ride is bigger and better than ever!
Please join us for your one chance to ride through the forest preserves at night.
New this year! Historical Wave, taking you to places of cultural and geographical significance. Led by Elk Grove expert Michael Stachnik, Program Director at the Elk Grove Historical Museum. Leaves from the boathouse at 6pm and lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
Back by popular demand! Sunset Wave, leaves from the boathouse at 6:30pm and lasts approximately 1 hour.
Expanded this year! We are excited to offer two extended waves this year that take you on a 12- mile journey and lasts approximately 1.5 hours each.
All other regular waves are 8 miles and last approximately 1 hour.
With 15 waves to choose from, there’s something for everyone!
All riders will receive a special gift when you check in at the event. All attendees 21+ will receive two free beers courtesy of Church Street Brewing Company. And all participants will enjoy live music by The Jeff Parker Duo, live animal display, bonfires, s’mores, tacos by Pollo Negro (for purchase) and your one chance to be in the preserves after sunset!
Tickets are $40 (all waves except Historical and Extended)
Historical and Extended Waves are $45
Youth Rider (12-20) $20
Adult Spectator (21+) $15
Youth Spectator (5-20) $5
Age 4 and under free!
For safety and convenience, no trailers or tagalongs are allowed. All riders must have a helmet. All riders must have a front light attached to their bike or helmet. Lights will be available for purchase at the event.
Register Now! (To register, you must choose a ticket price AND specify the wave you want.)
Wave 1: 6:00-7:30 Historical Wave
Wave 2: 6:30-7:30 Sunset Wave
Wave 3: 7:00-8:00
Wave 4: 7:10-8:10
Wave 5: 7:20-8:20
Wave 6: 7:30-9:00 Extended Wave
Wave 7: 7:40-8:40
Wave 8: 7:50-8:50
Wave 9: 8:00-9:30 Extended Wave
Wave 10: 8:10-9:10
Wave 11: 8:20-9:20
Wave 12: 8:30-9:30
Wave 13: 8:40-9:40
Wave 14: 8:50-9:50
Wave 15: 9:00-10:00
In partnership with:
Thank you to our wave sponsors:
Thank you to our in-kind sponsors:
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ilana Federman at 312-356-9990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.