General Info

Europe´s mountain bike highlight at the start of the season

From 28 April - 1 May 2023, the entire European mountain bike scene will meet for the big season opener at Lake Garda. For four days, everything revolves around MTB, eMTB, product testing, party and much more. More than 60,000 visitors are expected in Riva del Garda for the traditional season opener.


Centre of the festival is the attractive outdoor exhibition, where lots of major brands of the bike sector present their new products and attract visitors with extensive fair and test offers as well as exciting competitions. Visitors and participants will thus have the opportunity to try out the latest models and products. More than 1,000 MTBs and E-MTBs are available for free testing during the BIKE Festival. In parallel to the great expo there will be an extensive festival programme offering a wide range of sporting competitions.

The entry to the expo is free!


  • April 28th - Monday, 01st of May 2023


Area Cattoi

Viale Rovereto

38066 Riva del Garda



SCOTT BIKE Marathon – the sportive highlight of the BIKE Festival. The participants can choose between four different distances. The race starts on Saturday morning in the center of Riva del Garda.

Bosch eMTB Challenge supported by Trek - The challenge combines elements of Enduro-, Trail and Orientation-races with a special focus on biking with electric support. Within the challenge, the drivers have to manage several stages, which are a varied mix of Uphill-, Downhill- and Orientation-distances. Fun and Adventure are for sure.

Enduro - ambitious Enduro trails are waiting for all participants. Start and finish are directly at the festival area in Riva del Garda.

Junior Trophy - At the Junior Trophy also the young generation can show their talent. Nevertheless having fun is the most important part of this side event.

BIKE Festival
BIKE Festival