Bikes and Brews

This casual bike ride along the Elizabeth River Trail stops at several breweries and features 5 tasting pours, live entertainment, swag bags, prizes and a scavenger hunt – all to benefit the Millers Foundation and raise money for local charities. Kids ride free; discounts for early birds and rider-only passes.

Start at Benchtop or O'Connors at Millers ODU, follow the ERT to Smartmouth and back. Along the way also enjoy craft beer from Bold Mariner and Coelacanth breweries. Enjoy an after party at Smartmouth featuring Fretomology.

Parking available at ODU Lot #1 or the MHI Lot at Boissevain and Orapax Avenues in Chelsea. Bikes available through Pace bikeshare. (

Free T-Shirt (one per paid participant), swag, prizes and snacks courtesy of The MIllers Foundation.

Ride Marshals will help cyclists ride safely along the Elizabeth River Trail. All riders must obey all traffic laws and the Ride Marshals' instructions. Helmets encouraged and required for riders 14 and under per City law.

Bikes and Brews