The Wheels and Walk Festival will be held April 15, 2023 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. with two starting locations: SIUE campus and the N.O. Nelson Complex and ending at Ironworks, which is home to Sugarfire Smoke House, Global Brew Tap House & Lounge, Chicken Salad Chick, Just Right Eating Edwardsville and Waxing the City. The first 200 participants will receive a $5 food voucher to be used that day during the event with a donation to the Glen Ed Food Pantry or the Cougar Cupboard Food Pantry at the start of the festival. Bike, skateboard, roller blade, long board or walk to enjoy live music by Matt Taul, outdoor games, and awesome food and drinks.
The largest group participating in the event will win the use of Global Brew Tap House's Barrel Room for two hours with a full appetizer buffet spread for up to 35 people at a mutually determined date and time.
The Wheels and Walk Festival will depart from two different locations. The SIUE Technology and Management Center parking lot and the Lewis and Clark Community College N.O. Nelson Complex and proceed on the MCT trail to Ironworks where Chicken Salad Chick, Brick & Bramble, Global Brew Tap House & Lounge, and Just Right Eating Edwardsville are located. Parking at the start of the event will be available at the SIUE Technology and Management Center and the SIUE School of Pharmacy, as well as the N.O. Nelson Complex. Please see the event route maps below.