The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa is rolling into the Des Moines metro Wednesday and bringing the party with it.
The official celebration will be at Water Works Park starting at 1 p.m. with headliner Lynyrd Skynyrd closing out the night at 8:15 p.m.
But bars and restaurants across the metro also are joining in on the fun. Here's a list of events to check out, all of which are open to riders and non-riders alike.
Ankeny Bicycle Bash
RAGBRAI Party at Confluence
RAGBRAI Live Music at Paws & Pints
RAGBRAI Patio Party
Farm-to-table dinner at HoQ