Bikes in Bloom Brings Color to Greenfield Main Street

Whimsical red bike with basket of flowers

The Riley Festival organization sponsored this festive entry into Bikes in Bloom.

Chicago had its cows. Indianapolis had its race cars. Now Greenfield, Indiana has its bikes — 14 bicycles decorated by local non-profits to add color to Main Street and draw attention to the bike racks that are available near the Main Street Shops.  The display, which runs April 5 to May 16, is called “Bikes in Bloom.”

Each bicycle was donated by a Greenfield resident (a great way to recycle unwanted bikes!) and was decorated by a different non-profit. The eye-catching color comes from the paint and decoration on each bike and the flowers that adorn the bikes (that’s the “bloom”). Through May 16, you can vote on the Greenfield Main Street Facebook page for your favorite bike. The People’s Choice winning bike and a runner-up will each be awarded a new bike from Greenfield’s Family Bike Chain and McCleerey’s Sporting Goods.

The decorated bikes can be viewed at the County Courthouse, Veterans Park, City Hall, Ricks Centre, Greenfield Bank, SoupHerb, Greenfield Chocolates, Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen, and the Farmer’s Market lot at North and State streets.

Participating nonprofits include:

  • Greenfield in Bloom
  • Greenfield Main Street
  • Hancock County Arts Council
  • Hancock County Community Foundation
  • Hancock County Herb Society

    Bright yellow bike with a basket of herbs

    The bright yellow bike from the Hancock County Herb Society carries a basket of fresh herbs.

  • Hancock County Public Library
  • Hancock County Veterans Park
  • Hancock County Wellness Center
  • LINK
  • Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen
  • Regreening of Greenfield
  • Riley Festival
  • Tri Kappa
  • Women’s Fund of Hancock County