2024 Schedule

2024 Sedona Mountain Bike Festival Schedule

Thursday, March 7th

8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Specialized Soil Searching Public Volunteer Trail Work Event
Give back to the trails you love! Join the Forest Service with armoring and rock projects on Pigtail and Hog Heaven, soil work on Pigtail’s jump line, and armoring/tread work on Submarine Rock.

12 pm – 6 pm Registration and packet pickup at Thunder Mountain Bikes

Friday, March 8th

9 am Registration and Gates Open!
Giveaways & Raffles
Stop by these booths on Friday & Saturday to enter to win awesome prizes!
Wheel Fun Main Festival Raffle
Stop by the SMBA or Wheel Fun booths to grab your Raffle tickets to the biggest giveaway during the Fest! Up for grabs are 10 huge prize packages, with the top three winners riding away with a brand new EVIL Frameset, a San Util Design Custom Frame Bag & San Juan Huts Trip Certificate, an i9 Enduro S 1/1 Wheelset, and much much more! Plus all proceeds go to helping to get kids onto bikes through Wheel Fun’s local riding programs. Drawing held on the main stage at 6 pm on Saturday and winners must be present to claim their prize!
REVENIR Giveaway
Enter to win a pair of DHPI riding pants at the REVENIR booth. Drawing at 4:30 pm.
Maxxis Tire Raffle
Swing by the Maxxis booth on Friday and Saturday to sign up for a raffle to win tires and sweet Maxxis swag!
San Util Design Raffle
Enter to win a pack of your choice ($125 value) at the San Util Designs booth. Drawing at 4:45 pm.
Giant & Liv Bike Giveaway
Stop by the Giant and Liv booth for a chance to win a bike!
HT Components Pedal Giveaway
SHT will be giving away 5 sets of pedals, either flats or clipless, to 5 lucky winners! All you have to do is swing by the HT Components booth to find out how to enter. Winners will be announced on Sunday at 12 pm and they must be present at the Fest to claim the prize!
High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It Giveaway
Enter to win a High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It gear at the Send It booth. Drawing on March 10th at 11 am.
SEVENiDP Giveaway
Enter to win at the SEVENiDP booth. Drawing at 5 pm.
9 am – 3 pm Industry Nine Wheel Demo
Bring your bike to the i9 tent and demo Hydra MTB wheels for FREE!
9 am – 4 pm GULO Composites Wheel Demo
Bring your bike by the GULO booth to experience a magic carpet ride on GULO Composites ultra-smooth riding wheels!
9:30 am Ride with a Local!
Cross-country tour of the Gateway trails for up to 10 riders at a relatively brisk pace with some climbing. We will stop at intersections to regroup, but the agenda is to keep the train rolling while experiencing the flow in Sedona. A 30-35 mile ride of intermediate and expert trails with some exposure. Meet and sign in at the VVCC tent Make sure to pack water, food, ect.
9:45 am

Hardtail Group Ride/Skills Clinic with Steve from Hardtail Party
Intermediate to advanced skill level. Meet at the Neuhaus Metalworks booth. Must sign up in advance, limited to 10 spots. Register for free here: https://bit.ly/3P3ATvs

10 am First Shuttle Leaves
10 am Ride with Jeff Lenosky – Trail Boss for a Fun NO DROP Ride
Ride with stops to session some tricky sections of trail and discuss ways to improve your skills! Meet at the Reeb booth. Sign up HERE!
10 am Norco x Absolute Bikes Group Ride
Meet at the Norco booth and depart @ 10:15. Intermediate to advanced ride through Central Sedona Trails for 1.5 to 2h.
10 am Ride with a Local: Women’s Ride!
This is a ride for women who want a good introduction to Sedona trails in a non-competitive environment! We will be riding about 8 miles of intermediate (blue) and advanced (black) trails in the nearby Adobe Jack trail system. Fun, flowy, and challenging downhills are followed by intermediate climbs. There will be some tech to session as well! The ride leader, Pam, has lived here for 9 years and has been actively involved with trail planning, construction, and maintenance. She’ll talk about our amazing trail system and throw in a little local biology and geology as well. This ride will be at a chill pace of about 2.5 hours. Meet and sign in at the VVCC tent @ 10 am, limit 6 women.
10 am Into the Vortex: Intermediate Ride with Giant Ambassadors MTBAlan, Devin DeBruhl, and Liv Ladies
Meet at the Giant booth at least 10 minutes before the ride to reserve your spot. The ride will approximately be 1.5 hours. Post-ride swag to a few lucky riders!
10 am Transition Bikes Group Ride led by TR Staff and Athletes
Central Sedona trails, intermediate, 1.5 – 2 hours. Meet @ Transition booth at least 10 minutes before ride time. TR group rides will be led by the fabulous Angi Weston, Transition Factory Athlete Marco Osborne, Transition Founder Kevin Menard, and surprise guests throughout the weekend!
10 am “Find Your Rhythm Ride Volume 2” Led by SMITH athlete Braydon Bringhurst
Join SMITH on their now annual group ride! Meet 10 minutes before the ride at the SMITH booth. This will be a beginner/ intermediate ride around 1.5-2 hours with Braydon sharing some trail tips and helping you hone your skills.
11 am SHIMANO “Women’s only” MTB ride. Led by Olympic medalist and multi-time World Champion Jill Kintner, Pivot Cycles Enduro racer Stefanie McDaniel and Ride MTB’s April Zastrow
Ride from the venue on a fun route with the Shimano lady ride leaders! Visit Shimano booth asap to reserve your spot. Spots will be limited. Meet at Shimano booth approx. 10 min before the ride starts and be ready to roll at 11:00 AM. Shimano swag to all participants + one lucky rider will snag a new Lazer Trail Helmet! All levels, no drop, 1 to 1.5-hour fun ride with some trail tips from Jill!
11 am Ride with GULO Composites
Join former Sedona local, Chad Davis, for an insider tour of some of the best trails and views in town! Mostly Carroll Canyon 2-hour strong intermediate to advance.
12 pm Trailside Repair Clinic with Liv Pro Mechanic Paige Stuart
Learn key trailside repairs ranging from plugging tires, fixing chains, brakes, and dropper posts on the go in this 40-minute session.
12 pm – 5 pm Come by the Adidas Five Ten booth for 3 /// days of New Belgium beer!
Get a Raffle ticket for stopping by for Fat Tire Friday, Voodoo Ranger Saturday, and Paloma Sour Sunday. If you visit all 3 days, you get more chances to WIN – the new Trail Cross LT – which you can also Test & Try for more raffle entries!
1 pm Beer Garden Opens!
1 pm Ride with a Local!
Join Sedona local, Arturo Saldana, for an intermediate ride on some of his favorite trails. Meet at least 10 minutes before ride time at the Trail Manos booth.
1 pm Transition Bikes Group Ride led by TR Staff and Athletes
Central Sedona trails, all rider levels welcome, 1.5 – 2 hours. Meet @ Transition booth at least 10 minutes before ride time. TR group rides will be led by the fabulous Angi Weston, Transition Factory Athlete Marco Osborne, Transition Founder Kevin Menard, and surprise guests throughout the weekend!
1 pm – 2 pm Airbag Jump!
Join Rocket Ramps daily to test your skills on an Airbag Jump! Located in the Sedona Bike Park, just south of the pump track. Must have a Festival Pass to participate, must listen to a safety talk, and sign a waiver.
1 pm – 4 pm Dual Slalom Track: Test Your Skills with NAU Cycling!
Roll through from 1 pm – 4 pm and see how you stack up! The top 5 times are announced daily on the Main Stage. This is a race for bragging rights only. Entry is free, but you must have a Festival Pass to participate.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Velo Valo on the Main Stage
2 pm SHIMANO E-MTB Group Ride
Come experience Shimano’s Autoshift and Freeshift EP801 drive unit with Linkglide. Led by Olympic medalist and multi-time World Champion, Jill Kintner, and everyone’s favorite shredder, Bryn Atkinson. You must have a Festival Pass to participate and visit the Shimano booth asap to sign up and reserve your demo E-bike. Arrive at least 10 minutes before the ride time to get set up. Special Shimano swag to all participants + one lucky rider will snag a new Lazer Trail Helmet! 1-1.5 Hour Ride – All levels. Note: Shimano demo E-Bikes are only available during group-led rides.
2 pm Into the Vortex: Intermediate Ride with Giant Ambassadors MTBAlan, Devin DeBruhl, and Liv Ladies
Meet at the Giant booth 10 minutes before the ride to reserve your spot. The ride will approximately be 1.5 hours. Post-ride swag to a few lucky riders!
2 pm CushCore Group Ride & Happy Hour
Come join us for a 2 hour Intermediate group ride leaving from the CushCore booth at 2 pm led by Rob and Rich Drew of the ride series followed by a happy hour featuring free Dark Sky beer starting at 5 pm!
2 pm FUNdamental Skills & Drills Jump Workshop with athletes, Ryan Rodriguez, Celia Ferguson, Drew Palmer-Leger, & Jackie Reseigne
Tips, tricks, and body positioning to fine tune your riding skills in the park. This workshop will include photographing action shots of you! Take home a souvenir of you riding your bike or your favorite Propain Bike. All genders, all skills welcome. Sign up at the Propain booth to reserve your spot. First Come, First Serve, limited to 12 riders. Meet at the Propain booth @ 1:45pm.  
3 pm Last Shuttle Departs
3 pm – 4 pm Airbag Jump!
Join Rocket Ramps daily to test your skills on an Airbag Jump! Located in the Sedona Bike Park, just south of the pump track. Must have a Festival Pass to participate, must listen to a safety talk, and sign a waiver.
3:30 pm – 4 pm Ask a Mountain Bike Coach with Coach Joanna Yates
Do you have some questions you have always wanted to ask a MTB coach? Well, this is your chance! Come to the Mains Stage and ask one in person. The coaching panel will be composed of industry-leading coaches such as Angi Westin, Jeff Lenosky, Diana Allen, Angelo Wash, and more! Come learn from the best at the event mainstage during the Sedona MTB Festival!
4 pm WHIP-OFF!!!
Come show your stylish whips or watch and bring heckle zone supplies for a CASH PRIZE via tips for whips, and support VVCC mountain bike advocacy at the Dual Slalom.
4 pm Women’s Mountain Bike Network Clinic
Join us for an afternoon bike clinic at the Revel booth! Mechanics and Engineers will discuss the differences between 3 different bikes, and how each rides in Sedona terrain based on their geometry, travel, etc. Drinks and raffle included!
4 pm – 6 pm Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts on the Main Stage
4 pm – 6 pm Party in the Woods (errrrr…. Vortex!) with Transition Bikes
Meet the Transition crew, enjoy a TR Blue Lagoon cocktail (or beer or NA bevvy), and have a go at the PBJ Drag Race, which won’t be a drag, it’s much COOLER. Everyone is invited to test their dragging skills in the competition. Prizes will be awarded, including a brand new Transition PBJ complete bike! Sign up in advance at the TR booth.
4:30 pm Footdown at the Tasco Tent
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Arizona MTB Coaching Happy Hour
Come meet Arizona’s best MTB instructors (multiple cities and locations represented) and share a beverage with the team. Come say hello at the SMBA booth!
5 pm Last Return Shuttle to the Expo area
5:30 pm Happy Hour hosted by TASCO / Ska at the Tasco booth
6 pm Night Ride with Outbound Lighting, Continental, and i9, with an after party featuring REEB
Stop by during the day to sign up for the ride or reserve a set of Demo lights, meet at the Outbound Lighting booth to get set up at least 10 minutes before 6 pm. The Continental Crew will lead a mellow pace ride around Adobe Jack and/or Grand Central. All levels ride, no drop with sweepers, aka “Party Pace” that will finish back at the Industry Nine booth for complimentary beverages.
6 pm Freehub PRESENTS
A night of film celebrating some of the leading cinematography and storytelling in mountain biking. Freehub PRESENTS is a collection of films from some of the best in the business and new up-and-comers alike, all given the proper big-screen experience. Get your tickets HERE Showing @ 6:30 pm at the Mary D Fisher Theater.
7 pm Expo is closed and all cars need to be off parking fields.
8 pm Freehub PRESENTS
A night of film celebrating some of the leading cinematography and storytelling in mountain biking. Freehub PRESENTS is a collection of films from some of the best in the business and new up-and-comers alike, all given the proper big-screen experience. Get your tickets HERE Showing @ 8:30 pm at the Mary D Fisher Theater.

Saturday, March 9th

9 am Registration and Gates Open!
Giveaways & Raffles
Stop by these booths on Friday & Saturday to enter to win awesome prizes!
Wheel Fun Main Festival Raffle
Stop by the SMBA or Wheel Fun booths to grab your Raffle tickets to the biggest giveaway during the Fest! Up for grabs are 10 huge prize packages, with the top three winners riding away with a brand new EVIL Frameset, a San Util Design Custom Frame Bag & San Juan Huts Trip Certificate, an i9 Enduro S 1/1 Wheelset, and much much more! Plus all proceeds go to helping to get kids onto bikes through Wheel Fun’s local riding programs. Drawing held on the main stage at 6 pm on Saturday and winners must be present to claim their prize!
REVENIR Giveaway
Enter to win a pair of DHPI riding pants at the REVENIR booth. Drawing at 4:30 pm.

San Util Design Raffle
Enter to win a San Util Handmade Hip Pack at the San Util Designs booth. Drawing at 4:45 pm.

Giant & Liv Bike Giveaway
Stop by the Giant and Liv booth for a chance to win a bike!
HT Components Pedal Giveaway
SHT will be giving away 5 sets of pedals, either flats or clipless, to 5 lucky winners! All you have to do is swing by the HT Components booth to find out how to enter. Winners will be announced on Sunday at 12 pm and they must be present at the Fest to claim the prize!
High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It Giveaway
Enter to win a High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It gear at the Send It booth. Drawing on March 10th at 11 am.
SEVENiDP Giveaway
Enter to win at the SEVENiDP booth. Drawing at 5 pm.
9 am – 4 pm Industry Nine Wheel Demo
Bring your bike to the i9 tent and demo Hydra MTB wheels for FREE!
9 am – 4 pm GULO Composites Wheel Demo
Bring your bike by the GULO booth to experience a magic carpet ride on GULO Composites ultra-smooth riding wheels!
9:15 am – 9:45 am Morning Pilates Warm Up with Alaina Herderson
All Levels Welcome! Stretch it out before a full day of riding.
9:30 am SHIMANO E-MTB Group Ride
Come experience Shimano’s Autoshift and Freeshift EP801 drive unit with Linkglide. Led by Olympic medalist and multi-time World Champion, Jill Kintner, and Pivot Cycles Enduro racer, Stefanie McDaniel, and Ride MTB’s, April Zastrow. You must have a Festival Pass to participate and visit the Shimano booth asap to sign up and reserve your demo E-bike. Arrive at least 10 minutes before the ride time to get set up. Special Shimano swag to all participants + one lucky rider will snag a new Lazer Trail Helmet! 1-1.5 Hour Ride – All levels. Note: Shimano demo E-Bikes are only available during group-led rides.
10 am First Shuttle Leaves
10 am Ride with Trail Boss for a Fun NO DROP Ride
Ride with stops to session some tricky sections of trail and discuss ways to improve your skills! Meet at the Reeb booth. Sign up HERE!
10 am Norco x Absolute Bikes Group Ride
Meet at the Norco booth and depart @ 10:15. Intermediate to advanced ride through Central Sedona Trails for 1.5 to 2h.
10 am Pit Viper Group Ride with Mo and Hannah Awesome and the Pit Viper crew!
All skill levels welcome, lots of stoke and giveaways!!! Meet at the Pit Viper booth 10 minutes before ride time.
10 am Ride with a Local!
Join Sedona local, Cameron Wylde, for some of Sedona’s most scenic and fun singletrack. Trails will include Girdner, Outer Limits, and Skywalker. Expect mostly fast intermediate trails, with some tech and brief exposure. This loop is about 20 miles, with approximately 1,700 feet of climbing. As is typical for Sedona, climbing is often punchy, so this is a physically demanding ride. We will need to maintain a steady pace to complete the full loop. Plan for about 3 hours of moving time, and pack plenty of water and snacks. Meet and sign in at the VVCC tenant at least 10 minutes before ride time. Limited to 10 riders.
10 am Into the Vortex: Intermediate Ride with Giant Ambassadors MTBAlan, Devin DeBruhl, and Liv Ladies
Meet at the Giant booth at least 10 minutes before the ride to reserve your spot. The ride will approximately be 1.5 hours. Post-ride swag to a few lucky riders!
10 am Transition Bikes Group Ride led by TR Staff and Athletes
Central Sedona trails, all rider levels welcome, 1.5 – 2 hours. Meet @ Transition booth at least 10 minutes before ride time. TR group rides will be led by the fabulous Angi Weston, Transition Factory Athlete Marco Osborne, Transition Founder Kevin Menard, and surprise guests throughout the weekend!
10:30 am Ride with a Local: Women’s Ride!
Local ride leaders, Rachel Fussell, PeopleForBikes, and Tracy Randall, VVCC, President, know the Carroll Canyon well, as it’s in their backyards. The ride will cover about 11 miles with roughly 1k ft. climbing. Plan for 2 – 3 hours, no drop, and with techie sessioning along the way. Rachel and Tracy will share recommendations for other routes in the area and they’ll share a bit about their biking-related organizations. Here’s the planned route. Meet and sign in at the VVCC tent @ 10:30am, limit 10 Advanced/Intermediate women.
11 am BMX Legends Group Ride with Eddie King, Mike Miranda, Jason Wharton
Meet at the Trail Manos booth at least 10 mins before ride time. This is an intermediate ride.
11 am Ladies/Go-ed Group Women’s MTB Network with Jess the Maker
Meet and greet at the SMBA booth ending at Crankbrothers booth for drinks and raffle.
11 am Ride with GULO Composites
Join former Sedona local, Chad Davis, for an insider tour of some of the best trails and views in town! Mostly Carroll Canyon 2-hour strong intermediate to advance.
12 pm Trailside Repair Clinic with Liv Pro Mechanic Paige Stuart
Learn key trailside repairs ranging from plugging tires, fixing chains, brakes, and dropper posts on the go in this 40-minute session.
12 pm – 12:45 pm MTB Mindset Presentation with Braydon Bringhurst
Get your head in the game with Braydon’s presentation at the Main Stage, sponsored by the Sedona MTB Academy, SRAM, Smith, and Canyon.
12 pm – 5 pm Come by the Adidas Five Ten booth for 3 /// days of New Belgium beer!
Get a Raffle ticket for stopping by for Fat Tire Friday, Voodoo Ranger Saturday, and Paloma Sour Sunday. If you visit all 3 days, you get more chances to WIN – the new Trail Cross LT – which you can also Test & Try for more raffle entries!
1 pm Beer Garden Opens!
1 pm Rob & Rich Drew of The Ride Series MTB Skills Clinic Group Ride
Meet at least 10 minutes before ride start at the Trail Manos booth. This is an intermediate ride.
1 pm Transition Bikes Group Ride led by TR Staff and Athletes
Advanced. Hiline or Carrol Canyon trails (conditions dependent), 3.5 – 4 hours. Meet @ Transition booth at least 10 minutes before ride time. TR group rides will be led by the fabulous Angi Weston, Transition Factory Athlete Marco Osborne, Transition Founder Kevin Menard, and surprise guests throughout the weekend!
1 pm RC Rock Crawl Hangout
Bring your RC rock crawler and drive and hang out with Steve from Big Brain Party. Meet at the Julbo booth.
1 pm – 2 pm Airbag Jump!
Join Rocket Ramps daily to test your skills on an Airbag Jump! Located in the Sedona Bike Park, just south of the pump track. Must have a Festival Pass to participate, must listen to a safety talk, and sign a waiver.
1 pm – 4 pm Dual Slalom Track: Test Your Skills with NAU Cycling!
Roll through from 1 pm – 4 pm and see how you stack up! The top 5 times are announced daily on the Main Stage. This is a race for bragging rights only. Entry is free, but you must have a Festival Pass to participate.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Summit Dub Squad on the Main Stage
1:30 pm SHIMANO E-MTB Group Ride
Come experience Shimano’s Autoshift and Freeshift EP801 drive unit with Linkglide. Led by Olympic medalist and multi-time World Champion, Jill Kintner, and Ride MTB’s April Zastrow. You must have a Festival Pass to participate and visit the Shimano booth asap to sign up and reserve your demo E-bike. Arrive at least 10 minutes before the ride time to get set up. Special Shimano swag to all participants + One lucky rider will snag a new Lazer Trail Helmet! 1-1.5 Hour Ride – All levels. Note: Shimano demo E-Bikes are only available during group-led rides.
2 pm Shimano “Priority” Shuttle MTB Ride – Led by “Trail Boss” YouTube star Jeff Lenosky, content creator and wheelie king Jeff Kendall-Weed, and everyone’s favorite shredder Bryn Atkinson!
Start this ride with a shuttle to Carol Canyon, then get ready to roll through the Scheurman MTN trailhead – Scorpion, Pyramid – Chavez Ranch Road – Ridge trail – Sketch – Ridge trail – and end with a short road spin back to the venue. You must sign up before the ride to guarantee a seat on the shuttle. Visit the Shimano booth to reserve your spot on the ride. Special Shimano swag to all participants + 1 Lazer trail helmet will be given out at the end of the ride to one lucky recipient. Meet at the Shimano booth at least 10 minutes before ride time to get checked in. Approx. 2 hours – Intermediate + with several advanced sections. Not a beginner ride.
2 pm Pin the Feather on the Flamingo with DHARCO and their friends Kyle and Rachel Strait
Don a blindfold, pin a feather, and win prizes at the Dharco booth!
2 pm Into the Vortex: Intermediate Ride with Giant Ambassadors MTBAlan, Devin DeBruhl, and Liv Ladies
Meet at the Giant booth at least 10 minutes before the ride to reserve your spot. The ride will approximately be 1.5 hours. Post-ride swag to a few lucky riders!
2 pm Ride with a Ranger!
Your chance to ride with a real Forest Service Ranger! Meet at the Forest Service booth at least 10 minutes before ride time for a fun, Intermediate ride for 1.5-2 hours close to the event venue.
3 pm Last Shuttle Departs
3 pm – 4 pm Airbag Jump!
Join Rocket Ramps daily to test your skills on an Airbag Jump! Located in the Sedona Bike Park, just south of the pump track. Must have a Festival Pass to participate, must listen to a safety talk, and sign a waiver.
3 pm Get Ride Aligned – Suspension Setup Clinic
Join us at the Norco tent to get some basic tips on setting up your suspension and check out Ride Aligned – Norco’s suspension setup guide provides comprehensive bike setup recommendations for your Norco tailored to your height, weight, and frame size with features to further dial in your setup for specific to your style and trails you ride.
3 pm Women’s Mountain Bike Network – Pump Track Loops
Meet and greet at pump track for ladies’ loops.
3 pm Group ride with Heather Munive and Maidson Pitts
All riders are welcome to join for a chill, no-drop ride. Meet at least 10 minutes before ride start at the Kenda booth. Happy hour with treats and swag afterward!
3 pm Hermosa Tour’s Revenge of the Nerds Tricycle Race!
Pedal hard and CHUG for pride and prizes! Register your team before the start time in the shuttle pit.
3 pm Tech Chat with Steve from Hardtail Party and Nick Neuhaus
Meet up and chat bikes at the Neuhaus Metalworks booth.
3 pm Propain VIP Shuttle! Join Propain Athletes, Ryan Rodriguez, Jackie Reseigne, Drew Palmer-Leger, & Celia Ferguson on an Epic Group Ride
Seeking some pointers? They got you! This will be a no-drop, community ride including photographing action shots of you! Take home a souvenir of you riding your bike or your favorite Propain bike. Shuttling to trail Pyramid/Scorpion. Blue/Black Trail riding, technical trail skills strongly suggested. Sign up at the Propain Tent to reserve your spot. First Come, First Serve, limited to 10 riders. Meet at the Propain tent @ 2:30pm.
3:30 pm Women Who Lead: MTB Industry Chat with Female Entrepreneurs
Guests include Ashely Rankin, Brooke Summers, Jess Hana, Amaryth Gass and more! Join host Joanna Yates and Mia De Paula at the Main Stage for this 30 minute panel chat. Ladies, you don’t want to miss this!
3:30 pm Happy Hour @ Rocky Mountain!
Enjoy the new Instinct on and off the bike – a Rocky Mountain x Dark Sky Brewing collab. Limited edition merch available with proceeds going to SMBA.
4 pm – 5:30 pm Happy Hour @ HUNT Wheels / PRIVATEER Bikes
4 pm – 6 pm Shovelin Stone on the Main Stage
4:30 pm Sedona MTB Festival Bunny Hop Competition Hosted by Thunder Mountain Bikes
Enter the competition by registering at the SMBA booth or join in the crowd to boogie down as we curate one of the biggest parties of the Sedona MTB Festival! A free keg is provided from the festival with fresh music, rowdy crowds, over-the-top hosts, and even our own SMBA judging panel. It’s an event you don’t want to miss. Must have a pass to participate.
4:30 pm – 5:50 pm San Util Design Happy Hour
Stop by the San Util booth to enjoy a FREE brew or N/A option and hang out with the San Util team, dream up adventures, talk racing, and design your dream pack.
5 pm Last Return Shuttle to the Expo area
6 pm Dual Slalom Winners announced on the Main Stage
6 pm Wheel Fun Raffle Drawing
Join us at the Main Stage for the drawing of the Wheel Fun Raffle!
7 pm Expo is closed and all cars need to be off parking fields.
9:30 pm – Close Freehub and The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival After Party!
Freehub and The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival are excited to host a night of revelry celebrating Freehub’s 15th anniversary, and the Sedona MTB Festival’s 10th. Join us at the Stagecoach Sedona for an evening of friends, drinks, music, and a ride on the in-house mechanical bull! The official Sedona Mountain Bike Festival Afterparty kicks off at 9:30 pm and will be rocking until close. Cap off your Saturday night right with us at the Stagecoach!

Sunday, March 10th

9 am Registration and Gates Open!
Giveaways & Raffles
Stop by these booths on Friday & Saturday to enter to win awesome prizes!

REVENIR Giveaway
Enter to win a pair of DHPI riding pants at the REVENIR booth. Drawing at 4:30 pm.

San Util Design Raffle
Enter to win a Custom Frame Bag or Custom Hip Pack, Bottle Holsters, or Tool Roll (your choice), at the San Util Designs booth. Drawing at 4:45 pm.

Giant & Liv Bike Giveaway
Stop by the Giant and Liv booth for a chance to win a bike!
HT Components Pedal Giveaway
HT will be giving away 5 sets of pedals, either flats or clipless, to 5 lucky winners! All you have to do is swing by the HT Components booth to find out how to enter. Winners will be announced on Sunday at 12 pm and they must be present at the Fest to claim the prize!
High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It Giveaway
Enter to win a High Roller Tailgate Pad and Send It gear at the Send It booth. Drawing on March 10th at 11 am.
9 am – 4 pm Industry Nine Wheel Demo
Bring your bike to the i9 tent and demo Hydra MTB wheels for FREE!
9 am – 4 pm GULO Composites Wheel Demo
Bring your bike by the GULO booth to experience a magic carpet ride on GULO Composites ultra-smooth riding wheels!
9:15 am – 9:45 am MTB Yoga with Jeremiah Stone
All Levels Welcome! Start your morning off with Yoga before you ride.
9:30 am SHIMANO E-MTB Group Ride
Come experience Shimano’s Autoshift and Freeshift EP801 drive unit with Linkglide. Led by Olympic medalist and multi-time World Champion, Jill Kintner, and Pivot Cycles Enduro racer, Stefanie McDaniel, and everyone’s favorite shredder, Bryn Atkinson. You must have a Festival Pass to participate and visit the Shimano booth asap to sign up and reserve your demo E-bike. Arrive at least 10 minutes before the ride time to get set up. Special Shimano swag to all participants + one lucky rider will snag a new Lazer Trail Helmet! 1-1.5 Hour Ride – All levels. Note: Shimano demo E-Bikes are only available during group-led rides.
10 am First Shuttle Leaves
10 am Ride with Trail Boss for a Fun NO DROP Ride
Ride with stops to session some tricky sections of trail and discuss ways to improve your skills! Meet at the Reeb booth. Sign up HERE!
10 am Norco x Absolute Bikes Group Ride
Meet at the Norco booth and depart @ 10:15. Intermediate to advanced ride through Central Sedona Trails for 1.5 to 2h.
10 am Pit Viper Group Ride with Mo and Hannah Awesome and the Pit Viper crew!
All skill levels welcome, lots of stoke and giveaways!!! Meet at the Pit Viper booth 10 minutes before ride time.
10 am Ride with a Local + Learn About Trail Building!
Lars Romig, Sedona Native, VVCC Board Member and Chair of MTB Advocacy, will be leading a group ride out to do a loop around Thunder Mountain and Andante. Lars will detail and showcase trail work in the area as well as how to ride trail features more sustainably. Meet and sign in at the VVCC tent at least 10 minutes before ride time.
10 am Into the Vortex: Intermediate Ride with Giant Ambassadors MTBAlan, Devin DeBruhl, and Liv Ladies
Meet at the Giant booth at least 10 minutes before the ride to reserve your spot. The ride will approximately be 1.5 hours. Post-ride swag to a few lucky riders!
10 am HRBO Ladies Group Ride
Meet at the Trail Manos tent – this is an intermediate ride.
10 am MTB Skills Clinic led by Coaches Joanna Yates & Angelo Wash
Learn how to ride drops & steep rock rolls with ease and control! Check in at the Dharco booth.
10:15 am Women’s Fix A Flat Clinic
Join SMBA instructor Amaryth Gass for this fun and informative free event! Learn some basic mechanical skills, mingle with other like-minded ladies, and enjoy some of the best donuts in town from Sedonuts! Meet up at the SMBA booth.
10:15 am #NoOrdinaryRide led by Joanna Yates & Ambassador Angelo Wash
Meet at the Dharco booth to have the most fun with this Intermediate, 2-Hour Ride.
10:30 am – 1pm Sunday Brunch and Brews @ Adidas Five Ten Booth
Start with donuts, bacon, and coffee followed by their Raffle drawing at 11:30 am. Then join the group ride at 12 pm to demo the new Trail Cross LT and return to sip the featured New Belgium Grapefruit Paloma.
11 am Ladies Ride with Women’s MTB Network and Flagstaff Lady Shredders
Meet at the SMBA booth. Intermediate riders and above are welcome to attend as this crew will be riding in the Soldier Pass Trail Network.
11 am Ride with GULO Composites
Join former Sedona local, Chad Davis, for an insider tour of some of the best trails and views in town! Mostly Carroll Canyon 2-hour strong intermediate to advance.
12 pm – 1 pm Airbag Jump!
Join Rocket Ramps daily to test your skills on an Airbag Jump! Located in the Sedona Bike Park, just south of the pump track. Must have a Festival Pass to participate, must listen to a safety talk, and sign a waiver.
1 pm Beer Garden Opens!
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm The Naughty Bits on the Main Stage
2 pm Last Demo Bike Goes Out
2 pm Last Shuttle Departs
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Invincible Grins on the Main Stage
5 pm Last Return Shuttle to the Expo area
6 pm Festival Wraps Up