Camcycle’s Cargo Carnival

Cambridge University Library

Roll up, roll up, for the stupendous, amazing, wonderful Cargo Carnival!

Our flagship festival is back for the first time since 2019. Join our happy parade of cyclists as you show the city of Cambridge what can be carried on a bike.

Camcycle Cargo Carnival

We’re delighted to be hosting this event this year in collaboration with the Cambridge University Library, where you’ll have the opportunity to try out cargo bikes from Outspoken Cycles, Electric Bike Sales, the School Run Centre, Townsends and Cyclecentric.

Refreshments are available from Steak and Honour, VG coffee, Mac Daddy and Ice Cream Dreams. Other stallholders at the University Library include Oxwash, Pedal and Brass, David Parr House, the Museum of Cambridge, Visit Cambridge and Cambridgeshire Libraries.

Cargo bike businesses joining the parade include Gutter and Stars, Grape Britannia and Mike’s Bread.

The event begins at 11am with a short ride through Cambridge and back to the library, where we’ll pull up for the fair.

Start: 11am

Parade: 11.30-12.30pm

Fair: 12.15-2.30pm

Cargo Carnival parade route

The pace of this ride is very leisurely and suitable for all ages and abilities. Camcycle marshals will be on hand to guide the route. Note that you are responsible for your own safe and legal cycling and that of any minors you are accompanying on the ride. Please ensure you follow the Highway Code. You can join and leave the ride at any time.

Route of the 2022 Cargo Carnival parade

Please do not attend this event if you are testing positive, or are suffering symptoms of Covid-19.