Full Moon Rides with Bike Newport, sponsored by AARP Rhode Island

Full Moon Rides with Bike Newport, sponsored by AARP Rhode Island

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Equality Park Place

Equality Park Place


Newport, RI 02840

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Join Bike Newport at our monthly Full Moon Rides sponsored by AARP Rhode Island.

About this event

Please see our series of 2022 Full Moon ride dates below!

Registration will be available each month after the prior ride completes. Remember to return to register!

The Ride:

This ride is for 18+. We’ll ride 15 miles on Newport’s scenic roads and coastline by the light of the moon – from downtown Newport to Fort Adams, around the beautiful Ocean Loop and along the mansions of Bellevue Avenue.


  • Registration, which is free, is required for each ride.
  • Times vary – see exact times on the registration form.
  • Mark your calendars and sign up in advance as these rides do fill up quickly!
  • Space is limited. If, after signing up, you are not able to attend please cancel your reservation so someone else may take your place.

2022 Full Moon Ride Dates:

  • Worm Moon. Friday, March 18th
  • Pink Moon. Saturday, April 16th
  • Flower Moon. Monday, May 16th
  • Strawberry Moon. Tuesday, June 14th
  • Buck Moon. Wednesday, July 13th
  • Sturgeon Moon. Thursday, August 11th
  • Harvest Moon. Saturday, September 10th
  • Hunter's Moon. Sunday, October 9th

Event Details:

  • This ride is for 18+.
  • Meet at the Equality Park W, Newport, RI 02840 (adjacent to Parlor Bar & Kitchen, 200 Broadway)
  • We recommend arriving 20-30 minutes before the start of each ride.
  • This is a NIGHT ride, we will be riding on dark roads. Helmet, front headlight and rear red blinking light are required to participate. Be sure your lights are well charged. Please also bring your water bottle, snack, and bicycle lock.
  • Please check your air pressure, brakes and gears to ensure your bike is in good working order before arriving. An air pump will be available at the start of the ride.
  • Dress for the weather! We will cancel the ride if weather/road conditions are not safe and attempt a reschedule within 3 days. Keep an eye on our social media @BikeNewportRI for updates.
  • We continue to be COVID compliant and adhere to current CDC recommendations.
  • This year we'll enjoy the delightful addition of reading from "Twelve Moons" poems by Mary Oliver. Goodreads describes: "These vibrant, magical poems pulse with an aching awareness of nature's unaffected beauty. Her absorbing intimate vision leads us into the natural and human kingdoms we only fleetingly grasp." Lovely! Let us know if you'd like to be a reader 🌝
  • If you'd like to follow the route, download the 'Ride Spot' app and follow along here.
  • Thanks for registering. We look forward to riding with you.

Thanks to AARP Rhode Island:

With thanks to AARP Rhode Island for again sponsoring the Full Moon Rides!

When you register, you'll be invited to "opt-in" for Bike Newport to share your contact information with AARP Rhode Island - our host and generous sponsor. Once you do, AARP will contact you to confirm your interest. This is a wonderful way to find out about other programs that might interest you.

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