Utrecht Skate Parade: explore Utrecht on wheels

Maybe you spotted the skate parade on Friday evening with loads of skaters rolling behind a car packed with music DJs. If you have seen it, then you know what the Utrecht Skate Parade looks like: it is an initiative by a few skate fanatics in Utrecht. The Utrecht Skate Parade has grown into an big event, you do not wanna miss.

From the beginning of May until the end of September Utrecht Skate Parade (USP30) organizes a free skate ride every Friday evening. The tour always goes through the city, but every time it will be a different route so you can explore loads of different parts of Utrecht. And you don’t need to worry about the roads because everything is taking care of so you can skate your way down the motorway, bus-roads and bike paths. The ride is about 20 kilometers long and at the halfway point the parade stops for a break at a nice spot or park.

Tips & tricks
If you are doubting this would be something for you, you should definitely give it a try. Before the parade starts, you will get a lesson and some tips and tricks on how to use your breaks. And along the way the more experienced riders are willing to give more handy tips. But be warned: once you have joined the ride you just might get infected with the “USP” virus and all your Fridays will be booked until the end of September 😉

Getting a drink
After the Skate Parade everyone sticks around for a drink and chat at one of the nearby cafes. The Utrecht Skate Parade is a unique and fun way to get to know new people and explore the city. Wanna roll into your weekend? Join the USP! Will I see you on Friday?

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Start: every Friday meeting at 19:45 and return around 22:00

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Welkom op Explore Utrecht! De digitale 'must visit' lijst met al het leuks in Utrecht! Dit is mijn manier om het beste van Utrecht te delen met jullie: Utrechters, expats, toeristen en dagjesmensen. Het ontdekken van nieuwe leuke plekken: van golden oldies tot aan de nieuwste place to be is mijn passie. Dineren met vriendinnen en wandelen door de straten van Utrecht opzoek naar een unieke vondst is wat ik het liefst doe. De City Experts en ik delen een passie voor Utrecht en hopen dat ook jij verliefd wordt op ons stadsie. Kom en verken de stad met ons en geniet van de ultieme Utrecht Experience. Samenwerken, tips of suggesties? Natuurlijk! Mail maar naar [email protected]

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