2020 UPAF Ride for the Arts, Sponsored by
The UPAF Ride for the Arts, Sponsored by Miller Lite, is more than just a ride – it’s an opportunity for friends, families and coworkers to have fun and support our region’s world class performing arts organizations.
We celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the UPAF Ride for the Arts as “An Event for All,” a virtual event that allows participants to ride, walk, run or roll from any starting point on June 14.
Register with a $40 contribution to UPAF and receive a commemorative 40th Anniversary Ride shirt, special offers and coupons from sponsors and 25% off registration for the 2021 Ride — redeem your coupon here.
All attendees are encouraged to fundraise. Donations provide critical support to our local performing arts organizations. Registration fees are non-refundable.
Adult Rider (Age 13+)
Kids 12 and Under Ride FREE
Arts Champion – $100 Fundraising Minimum Registration
Event proceeds ensure our Member Groups can focus their time on what they do best – create, perform, educate and inspire. Your collected donations are returned back into the community to help keep the arts thriving in southeastern Wisconsin. Your participation means more kids learn and excel in theater, dance and music; more jobs are created, and more individuals and families come together to enjoy the arts.
Help us celebrate our 40th Anniversary and register as an “Arts Champion” today and Ride free when you raise $100 or more in donations.
Be part of our tradition and register today!
CLICK HERE for UPAF Ride FAQs
2020 Fundraising Prizes
Your fundraising dollars mean more kids thrive and excel in theater, dance and music; more jobs are created, and more individuals and families come together to enjoy the arts.
Here’s how you can help! Raise dollars for UPAF and be eligible to earn prizes.
CLICK HERE for instructions to make fundraising quick and easy.
Please note, registration fees cover the cost of the Ride and do not apply to fundraising prizes.
Virtual Event Information
We’ve made it simple for everyone to help the performing arts during this challenging time. Having different options to create a distinct experience, “An Event for All” is for all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. Further, it can be enjoyed at any location across the United States – outside or inside.
Make it Your Own!
Try a new one of these local bike trails or choose your own.
•https://www.visitmilwaukee.org/articles/sports-recreation/trails/ – Milwaukee trails
•https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/biking/ – Waukesha trails
Mirror the number of miles you would have completed at the traditional Ride: 5, 12, 25, 45 or 70 miles. Set a personal target and log your miles throughout the day to achieve your goal.
Help our Performing Arts groups during your ride! Share your experience through social media using #UPAFRIDE, #UPAFRideYourWay, #UPAFEventForAll & #40YearsofUPAFRides and post your photos on UPAF’s Facebook Page.
Ride Packet and T-Shirt Distribution Information
UPAF will host Ride packet pick-up in the parking lot outside of the Italian Community Center (ICC) at 178 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. Our modified drive-through pick-up will reduce person-to-person contact and respect social distancing guidelines. A walk-up area will be designated as well for those choosing to walk or bike to pick up their packet.
Pick-up will be:
Friday, June 12: 12-3 p.m.
Saturday, June 13: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.