For about a quarter century, people have been biking ahead of the Fremont Solstice Parade in various states of nudity and body art. In the past decade, the number of participants has ballooned, and the ride has become an iconic cultural phenomenon in our city. Biking is your best bet, of course. The bike ride starts at 1 p. Earlier this spring, the parade organizers announced that the bike ride would be after the official parade, but they have since changed their minds due to some logistical concerns. Both options are popular.
Saturday: Fremont Solstice naked/painted bike ride + How to join
Saturday: Fremont Solstice naked/painted bike ride + How to join | Seattle Bike Blog
Controversy[ edit ] and subsequent years were controversial for the naked cyclists, including references to them as "parade crashers". In , police and organizers posted laws against indecent exposure to warn of possible prosecution. Organizers claimed cyclists were getting in the way of the event's artistic freedom. Some Fremonters appear to resent that and do not want the nudists doing this. However, many welcome the cyclists. Neither of them want the cyclists wrestled to the pavement by police, spoiling the atmosphere of their parade.