The Monster Bike Bash is a Halloween inspired bicycle party on the Katy Trail! Bring out your alter ego and be sure to dress for the occasion. Trailside stops and small towns will host Halloween parties, live bands, costume contests, dance parties and much more! Prepare for freaky bicycle fun!

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Columbia to Rocheport, MO

Website photos by Kevin Dingman and artwork by Nancy Brown!

The bike ride traverses one of the most social and scenic sections of the Katy Trail state park! The Columbia to Rocheport route is 17 miles each way (34 miles if you make the ride back). This is about as much fun as you can have on a bike!

  • Saturday, Oct. 26 - Columbia to Rocheport, MO - Bicyclists start at Flat Branch Park from 9 am to 10 am in Columbia, MO. Flat Branch Park is located at 101 South 4th St, Columbia, MO. This is the beginning of the MKT trail which connects to the Katy Trail State Park.
    Park in the City of Columbia parking garages (Cherry and 6th St is the best) as it is free on Saturday and Sunday! Meters are not free on Saturday! Click here for parking map

Free Engraved Stainless Steel Monster Bike Bash Thermos (or Creepy Socks) * Free Lunch in Rocheport * Complimentary Drinks * Costume Contest * Tunnel Dance Party * Live Music * Trailside Dance Parties * McBaine Halloween Party Blowout * Ghoulish Surprises Galore!

Costumes are more than strongly encouraged...they are required! Be goofy, have fun! Top ten prizes for

Saturday, October 26, 2013


The ride is 17-miles each way (34 total) from Columbia, MO to Rocheport, MO along the scenic Katy Trail. Along the way, experience beautiful bluffs, fall colors, and the Missouri River.

9 am - 10 am Sign in at Flat Branch Park in Columbia, MO - DAY OF REGISTRATION AVAILABLE TIL 10 AM! - Check this map link for the best spots to park. (Looking to avoid downtown Columbia on Saturday morning before the Monster Bike Bash? We are going to offer a 2nd check-in location at Lucy's in McBaine on route from 11 am - 12:30 pm. Look for signs at the costume party area! If you don't need a bus shuttle back to Columbia you can consider parking at Twin Lakes or the Scott Blvd trailheads and joining the trail goons on the route!)

11 - 12:30 pm - Halloween Party and Costume Contest with the Flood Brothers at Lucy's Bar in McBaine!

Dig up your dancing bones, and join us for Lucy's Bash in McBaine! The Flood Brothers will melt your brain on stage as you lap up complimentary beverages. Bring your best and be prepared for the most insane Monster Bash/Costume contest yet!

1 pm - 3 pm - Street Party in Rocheport with Lunch with music from Pat Kay and Molly Healy!
Located on Main St. in front of the Rocheport General Store. Free lunch (burger or Polish Dog and a drink and chips) is available at the Rocheport General Store (other options available for purchase at the Mulberry Grill and the Trailside Cafe). The Pat and Molly (and band) will rock the street party!

3 pm - Bike Parade to the Rocheport Tunnel!
Followed by an epic short dance party in the train tunnel on the KATY Trail! Don't miss this!

Post tunnel dance party celebration at Les Bourgeois Vineyards - Head up the hill in Rocheport for wine and live music from "Michael's Country Classics". They play a wide variety of music including classic rock. Music til sunsest.

2:30 pm - 5 pm - Optional Bus Shuttle and Bike Shuttle Back to Columbia -
We challenge you to make the epic journey back to Columbia after the tunnel dance pary in Rocheport. If you decide to take the quick and easy we are offering an optional add-on bus shuttle ride back to Flat Branch Park. Shuttle rides can be reserved until Oct. 19th for $10 and will be available after that date (and on-site) for $15 each. Pick up will run at Rocheport from 2:30 - 3:45 and then continue pick up at Les Bourgeois until 5 pm


Broadway Brewery:
Stop by post ride for some micro "Pumpkin Mash" beer! Hungry? The food is awesome!

9:30 pm - Late at Mojos:
Arriving back late? Ready for another round? Monster Bike Bash participants get "2 for 1" admission to The Hooten Hallers show (bring your wristband from regsitration for discount). At $3 each for admission it is an unhuman deal for such an insanely awesome full night of music!

Great B&B locations in Rocheport and camping at Katfish Katy's.



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