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Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Yay Valet! @ Grove City EcoFest

We're returning for one of our favorite annual events—Grove City EcoFest, now in downtown Grove City! Visit their site for where we'll be located, and all the many vendors and exhibits you can explore. Be sure to arrive early for the Bike the Mayor Ike! 

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Jun
14
to Jun 15

Yay Valet! @ Pride Fest

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Enjoy free secure bicycle parking while at the Pride Fest! Check your bike. Leave your bike. Its just that simple! There is NO better way to secure your bike worry free! We will be in front of the Smart Columbus Experience Center 170 S Civic Center Dr, Columbus, OH 43215 on Friday from 4-8pm and Saturday from 2-8pm.

 Here's how to park with us.

And, if you're so inclined... Volunteer with us!

Volunteer Friday

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Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Yay Valet! @ Buckeye Country Fest (OSU Stadium)

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Enjoy free secure bicycle parking while you enjoy the Buckeye Country Superfest! Check your bike. Leave your bike. Its just that simple! There is NO better way to get to the show. We're just steps from the Shoe, at Woody Hayes Dr and the bike path! Here's how to park with us. And, if you're so inclined...

Volunteer for a shift coming soon.

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Apr
20
12:00 PM12:00

Yay Valet! @ Earth Day Columbus

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We will be at Genoa Park from 12 to 8pm rain or shine on the North end of the festival near Broad St and Washington. Our bike corral is like a coat check, but for bicycles. Enjoy free secure bicycle parking while you have a good time at the festival! Check your bike. Leave your bike. Its just that simple!

Earth Day Columbus is a week of citizen action taking place across Central Ohio during which thousands of everyday people will pitch in to make our city a little greener! From planting trees to cleaning up litter to beautifying parks, there are dozens of opportunities to organize or join in an Earth Day Service Site. Choose how to take part!

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Apr
13
8:00 AM08:00

Yay Valet! @ OSU Spring Football Game

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Game time 1:45pm (lacrosse game 11am), valet will open @ 10am. As always, we close 30 minutes post-game.

There is NO better way to get to the OSU Spring Game. We're just steps from Shoe, at Woody Hayes Dr and the bike path! Here's how to park with us. And, if you're so inclined...

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Volunteer@ Filmed By Bike movie event
Mar
31
12:00 PM12:00

Volunteer@ Filmed By Bike movie event

Help Yay Bikes! celebrate 10 years of service to the bike community, by helping movie participants find safe and convenient bike parking! Also, help with set up/decorating and tear down at the event! Register for a shift to help everyone take part in the celebration.

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Nov
24
9:30 AM09:30

OSU v Michigan

Game time noon, Yay Valet! opens @ 9:30. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

OSU v Nebraska time TBD

Game time TBD. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Oct
21
4:30 AM04:30

Yay Valet @ Columbus Marathon

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You're already running a marathon, why not add a few miles on the bike to make it a duathlon? We'll be at the Columbus Marathon start/finish line at Southwest Corner of McPherson Commons behind the VIP tent—come see us! Here's some info on parking with Yay Valet! Click on Columbus Marathon link above for all your important race day info!

Volunteer for this event!

 

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Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

OSU v Minnesota

Game time TBD. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

OSU v Indiana time TBD

Game time TBD. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Yay Valet @ Grand Opening of Grove City Methodist Hospital

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Volunteer at this event!

 

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Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

OSU v Tulane time TBD

Game time TBD. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Yay Valet! @ OSU v Rutgers

Game time 3:30p, Yay Valet! opens @ 11. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Sep
7
to Sep 8

Yay Valet @ Marion Popcorn Festival

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Yay Bikes!  will be parking bicycles at the Marion Popcorn Festival Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8 from noon - 6:00 pm on both days. This festival is one of Ohio’s premier festival events, named one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association. Located in downtown Marion, Ohio, it is the largest popcorn festival in the world annually attracting crowds in excess of 250,000.  From national acts on the Main Stage to regional and local talent on the Showcase and Poppin' Party Stages, the Festival offers tons of free entertainment, fun rides and delicios food.  Come on over the our Yay Valet and park your bike for free!

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Sep
3
10:00 AM10:00

Yay Valet! @ Upper Arlington Arts Festival

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It's time to enjoy some art and festivities at one of our favorite annual events! Ride to the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival and bring some big panniers to haul all those treasures home with you.

Volunteer for this event!

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Sep
1
9:30 AM09:30

Yay Valet! @ OSU v Oregon State

Game time noon, Yay Valet! opens @ 9:30. 

Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with us. And/or:

Volunteer at this event!

 

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Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Yay Valet! @ Grove City EcoFest

We're returning for one of our favorite annual events—Grove City EcoFest, now in downtown Grove City! Visit their site for where we'll be located, and all the many vendors and exhibits you can explore. Be sure to arrive early for the Bike the Mayor Ike! 

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Jul
7
4:00 PM16:00

Yay Valet! @ Taylor Swift Concert (OSU Stadium)

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There is NO better way to get to the show. We're just steps from the Shoe, at Woody Hayes Dr and the bike path! Here's how to park with us. And, if you're so inclined...

Volunteer for a shift to help park bikes!

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer with Yay Valet! @ TOSRV

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Yay Bikes! provides secure, supervised bicycle parking at public festivals and events, and educates the general public about bicycling for transportation.

What's a bicycle valet? Imagine a coat check for bicycles, wherein you are one of the friendly coat-room attendants (only sweatier). You'll be doing one of three things: 

1 Checking bikes—people arrive with a bike, you give them a clipboard with a ticket on it asking for a few pieces of information, you  tear off the bottom of the ticket and give it to them (that is their claim check), attach the top part to the handlebars, and park their bike in the spot the ticket indicates.

2 Returning bikes—people will arrive with a claim check, you will take that and match it to a bike, then return the bike to them.

3 Setting up / Tearing down—a heavy-lifting gig in which you load and unload the van and set up and tear down the corral.

We'll train you on-site and you'll have a blast. Want more information about our bicycle valet? Here ya go!

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May
19
8:00 AM08:00

Volunteer with Yay Valet! @ WestFest: West Campus Sustainability & Outreach Festival

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The valet will open @ 10am and close @ 2pm. 

Help us park bikes at WestFest 2018!

Be a part of sustainability and outreach efforts with Yay Bikes!, OSU, and other community partners by volunteering with us at the OSU WestFest! WestFest will happen at the West Campus Quad (between Scott, Rightmire, Bevis, and Pressey Halls) on The Ohio State University Columbus Campus.

Yay Bikes! provides secure, supervised bicycle parking at public festivals and events, and educates the general public about bicycling for transportation.

What's a bicycle valet? Imagine a coat check for bicycles, wherein you are one of the friendly coat-room attendants (only sweatier). You'll be doing one of three things: 

1 Checking bikes—people arrive with a bike, you give them a clipboard with a ticket on it asking for a few pieces of information, you  tear off the bottom of the ticket and give it to them (that is their claim check), attach the top part to the handlebars, and park their bike in the spot the ticket indicates.

2 Returning bikes—people will arrive with a claim check, you will take that and match it to a bike, then return the bike to them.

3 Setting up / Tearing down—a heavy-lifting gig in which you load and unload the van and set up and tear down the corral.

We'll train you on-site and you'll have a blast. Want more information about our bicycle valet? Here ya go!

Register for a shift:

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Apr
22
8:00 AM08:00

Yay Valet! @ Columbus Earth Day Celebration

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The valet will open @ 11am and close @ 7:30pm. 

Ride to enjoy Columbus' Earth Day festivities this year at Genoa Park downtown for a day-long celebration. Then, while you're there you can give a big fat smooch to the Earth by helping us park bikes! Yay Bikes!/Yay Earth! 

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Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

OSU vs Illinois

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Everyone knows you NEVER drive to an OSU football game! Bike there instead! Our valet is right on the bike path where it intersects with Woody Hayes Dr, mere steps from the Shoe. Here's all you need to know about parking with Yay Valet!. And/or:

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