Ride With Valerie Ervin in the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Montgomery County Capital Bikeshare Launch

Ervin at last month’s Capital Bikeshare launch in Rockville

The Montgomery County Thanksgiving parade is on Sat., Nov. 23, and you’re invited to join District 5 Councilmember Valerie Ervin—on your bike! RSVP here now!

Councilmember Ervin has been a vocal supporter for bicycling in Montgomery County, and will show off her commitment to riding bikes for transportation in the parade. Participants interested in biking with Ervin should plan to meet at 9 a.m. in the Town Square garage.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Town Square garage (Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring), travels up Ellsworth Drive, turns left on Georgia Avenue, and ends after a left turn onto Silver Spring Avenue. It will be televised. For more information about the parade, see this flyer, directionsa map, and reminders to units.

Participants should meet at 9 a.m. in the Town Square garage in assembly spot B33. Prepare to march for about 20 minutes up Ellsworth Drive and down Georgia Avenue. Ervin’s office will provide T-shirts, giveaways for the crowd, and light refreshments prior to the parade.

For those that are driving, please note that there is no parking in the Town Square Garage.  Arrive early (between 7:30 and 8 a.m. before the streets start closing) to park at the Fenton Street lot. (Another situation where biking is easier!).

See the Facebook event for more information. Please RSVP through Valerie Ervin’s office here; they’d like to have an estimated headcount by Nov. 15.