EVERGREEN ALLIANCE: Mountain bike fans gather for festival

The Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival will take place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

The daylong event brings together riders of all ages and abilities, as well as more than 40 vendors. Visitors can test ride bikes from 15 of the top brands, watch pros perform, take part in kids’ events and check out the latest gear. Trails will be open to ride.

The event will be held at Duthie Hill Park, 26529 SE Duthie Hill Road, Issaquah. The park has 6 miles of cross country bike trail, 2 miles of free-ride trail with jumps and built features, a central clearing, and kids’ area.

It is free to attend the event. A Clearing Pass to demo bikes and take part in clinics is $10 for alliance members and $20 for nonmembers. Children ages 14 and younger can participate for free.

For more information, go to evergreenmtbfestival.com or contact Stacy Karacostas at 206-524-2900 or stacy@evergreenmtb.org.