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Bikefest roars into Leesburg April 28-30

Bikefest roars into Leesburg April 28-30

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For immediate release:  April 18, 2023
Contact:  Office of the City Manager
                      352-728-9786 ext. 1100

Bikefest roars into downtown Leesburg April 28-30   
…Expect traffic delays starting this weekend

          LEESBURG, FL – Starting Friday, April 21, merchants, residents and visitors to the historic downtown Leesburg business district should expect parking lot and street closures and traffic congestion as crews begin setup for the 2023 Leesburg Bikefest. 
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          This year Bikefest returns to the traditional three-day format and will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 28 through April 30. Motorcycle enthusiasts, music lovers and visitors from around the country will fill the streets of the Lakefront City beginning next week to enjoy more than 40 concerts, amazing bike shows and over 100 vendors. Drivers are encouraged to use extra caution and watch for motorcycles throughout the entire weekend.

          Due to Bikefest street closures, the Customer Service drive-through payment window at City Hall will close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. Leesburg City Hall and the Municipal Services Center will close on Friday, April 28. The Leesburg Public Library will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, and remain closed for the entire weekend. No library materials will be due on Friday, April 28 or Saturday, April 29. All City offices re-open again on Monday, May 1.

          For details and updates about Bikefest, visit


Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 28,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg is also a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit