Sunday Streets Missoula, Higgins Edition, June 1, 2014

It’s more than just a street fair; it’s a way to explore downtown like never before. The Higgins Edition of Sunday Streets Missoula brings the excitement and energy from the entire community into Downtown Missoula to celebrate sustainable transportation and healthy living.

On Sunday, June 1, come take a stroll through Missoula’s downtown while participating in free activities. Bring your bike, scooter, skateboard, rollerblades, stroller, stilts, walking shoes or whatever gets you moving to the event and have fun! The event covers three quarters of a mile from the Red XXXXs in downtown Missoula to Fifth Street via Higgins Avenue.

Sunday Streets Missoula, presented by Missoula In Motion and MT FM 102.5, is a free community event that has become a popular way to get moving and get connected. By providing a venue for on-street activities like walking and biking Missoulians connect with each other and their community.

SundayStreetsMissoulaSunday Streets Missoula promotes healthy physical activity and supports active transportation choices for everyone who lives, works or plays in Missoula. It is an all-ages, all-abilities and all-interests event. From bike polo to urban folf, ceramics, jump ropes, pickle ball, climbing wall, photo booth, drum circle, bike decorating and much more hosted by 50 local organizations andbusinesses.

This year Sunday Streets Missoula is kicking off summer with Yoga at the Higgins Bridge. BYOMat and try a modified Bikram Yoga session at 11:30AM sponsored by Bikram Missoula or  BodyFlow, a yoga, pilates and tai chi infusion class sponsored by The Source at 2:00PM. Both classes are one hour and completely free to the public. Inclement weather will move yoga underneath the bridge.

For information about the event, scheduled activities or volunteer opportunities, please visit the Sunday Streets Missoula website.

Interested in riding your bicycle to the event? The City of Missoula Bike Map shows all of the great ways to get there. Hard copies can be found at Missoula In Motion located in City Hall or a digital version can be found at the Missoula In Motion website.

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Sunday Streets Missoula highlights Missoula as a bikeable and walkable community by encouraging citizens to experience public streets as a traffic-free community gathering place. Promoting healthy activity, people-powered transportation, public space, and local business, Sunday Streets Missoula builds on a long tradition of using our streets for public activities.