PROVEN SUCCESS IN 2013 WITH OVER 28,000 VISITORS TO THE PILOT EVENT IN CANARY WHARF!
The Tour de France Fan Parks are the official Fan entertainment zones for the Tour de France in the UK. Operated by Velo-GoGo in partnership with ASO (owners of the Tour), the Fan Parks’ team are working with major public bodies including Transport for London, The Royal Parks, The GLA and Harrogate Council to deliver the key supporter sites and experiences.
Velo-GoGo works with a clear aim: To bring interactive cycling content and new experiences to the sport-loving British public whilst opening doorways for partners to get exposure to the cycling world. We promote the Tour de France in the UK and work with companies that support and compliment our aspirations (to inspire and get bums on saddles)! We are dedicated to honest values (hard work and fun). For more info please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY
"CW spent Wednesday afternoon at the Fan Park, soaking up the sun as well as the sights and sounds on offer, and came away fairly impressed."- N. Bull, www.cyclingweekly.co.uk
Thank you to Foodies Festivals for organising the stalls at the Fan Park, making sure to provide all hungry spectators with top quality street food, restaurant-quality stalls, artisan foods cooked with fresh ingredients. Visitors enjoyed a remarkable range, including French, Spanish, Italian and more - hog roasts, vegetarian options, wraps, pies, cakes, burgers, and a selection of snacks and hot drinks.
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
A big thank you to BUREAU EXPORT and the INSTITUT FRANÇAIS for bringing together the amazing live music and entertainment.
A personal thank you to all the artists!
Colt Silvers, Raphaella, The Doowops, La Maison Tellier, The Games Maker Choir, and Alistair Griffin.
Special thank you for all that came to the FREE screening of Rising from Ashes and thank you to the Rising from Ashes Foundation for letting use present this documentary. The award winning true story about the first Rwandan National Cycling team and their 6 year journey to the Olympic Games in London. The foundation uses storytelling to inspire and educate global audiences into meaningful action, to raise vital resources for their cycling programs on the ground in Africa.
Check out the photos throughout the amazing 3 day Tour de France Fan Park celebration! The crowds turned out in force and ready to party after the Stage 3 of the Tour de France!
Visitors cheered along watching on the big screen and enjoyed family activities and some of the best local food that London has to offer!