Upcoming Events – June 2017

Here are the events I’m aware of for June 2017, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland as indicated below) since that’s where our club membership is based and most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration procedures, possible minimum age requirements, and any other pertinent information.

Activity Report Region For Dixie Riders™ MC

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website or online-flyer link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief, purchase required, customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

We have added a proprietary map of the events listed below.

Click HERE to view full size interactive map.

3rd, Sat –  Lexington, KY – Cruise For Kids – Benefits “All God’s Children” providing comprehensive care, treatment and education to emotionally and behaviorally troubled, pregnant and/or parenting teens and their children.” – Lots of prizes, all bike types allowed. – http://www.kyallgodschildren.org/events/cruise-for-kids-2017/

3rd, Sat – Thomasville, NC – Ride To The Rescue – Benefits The Thomasville Rescue Squad – All volunteer heavy rescue team. – Fun, Food, and Fellowship –  https://www.facebook.com/events/498855213651794

4th, Sun – Cumming, GA – Atlanta Ride For Kids – Benefits The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – All makes and models of motorcycles welcome. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2804&pg=entry

4th, Sun – Richmond, VA – Virginia Ride For Kids – Benefits The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – All makes and models of motorcycles welcome. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2832&pg=entry

8th – 11th, Thu-Sun – Austin, TX – Republic Of Texas Rally – Biker Rodeo, vendors, bike show, rides, flat track racing, 30 bands, 3 stages – http://www.rotrally.com/

9th – 11th, Fri-Sun – Lanexa, VA – 5th Annual Battlefield Bash –  Poker Run, vendors, live music, raffles and more. – https://www.combatvet27-3.org/battlefield-bash/

15th – 17th, Thu-Sat – Front Royal, VA – 25th Annual Mid-Atlantic Women’s Motorcycle Rally – Supporting Efforts To End Women’s Breast Cancer – Games, Chinese auction, banquet rides, educational seminars, contests, scavenger hunt. – http://www.mawmr.org/rally-information/

15th – 25th, Thu-Sun – Sparks, OK – Sparks America Bike Week – Bike Show, on-site camping, pole dance contest, biker contests, games, live music. – http://www.sparksamericacampgrounds.com/

16th & 17th, Fri&Sat – Rockingham, NC – Smoke Out 18 – Bike Show, music, drag racing, camping, chop off, mini bike racing, freak show, and more. – http://www.smokeoutrally.com/

17th, Sat – Manassas, VA – 9th Annual Ride For Jill’s House – Benefits Jill’s House serving children with intellectual disabilities and their families – Bike Ride, pin, T-shirt, Patch, Food – http://jillshouse.org/events/

 

Upcoming Events – May 2017

Here are the events I’m aware of for May 2017, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland as indicated below) since that’s where our club membership is based and most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration procedures, possible minimum age requirements, and any other pertinent information.

Activity Report Region For Dixie Riders™ MC

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website or online-flyer link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief, purchase required, customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

We have added a proprietary map of the events listed below.

Click HERE to view full size interactive map.

3rd – 7th, Wed-Sun –  Panama City Beach, FL – 19th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally – Contests, live entertainment, bike parade, over 200 vendors, motorcycle stunt shows, poker runs, bikini contest, and much more – https://thunderbeachproductions.com/rally-info.html

4th – 7th, Thur-Sun – Fort Walton Beach, FL – Emerald Coast Bike Fest – Bike show, poker run, motorcycle giveaway, live music, classic car show. – http://www.emeraldcoastbikefest.com/

4th – 7th, Thur-Sun – Atwood, TN – Boogie Hollar Motorcycle Rally – Great food, field events, live music, contests, vendors, and more – Party Rain or Shine – * Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter *http://www.boogiehollar.com/

4th – 7th, Thur-Sun – Depew, OK – Bike Stock Oklahoma / Route 66 Biker Rally – People games, bike games, live musical entertainment, wild contests, air-conditioned bars, on-site camping, and more. – * Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter *http://www.route66bikerrally.com/

5th – 7th, Fri-Sun – Fredericksburg, TX – Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally – Bike shows, bike games, live music from 4 different performers, vendors, rides, and more. – http://www.hillcountryrun.com/index.html

5th & 6th, Fri&Sat – Lebanon, TN – 3rd Annual Spring Redneck Rumble – Motorcycle show, swap meet, camping, live music, and more. – http://www.bothbarrelspromotions.com/

5th – 7th, Fri-Sun – Maggie Valley, NC – Thunder In The Smokies Spring Rally – Bike games with cash prizes, live music, tour rides, vendors, and more. – https://handlebarcorral.com/

6th, Sat – Charlotte, NC – Officer In Need Poker Run – Poker Run, 50/0 raffle, Motorcycles and 4-wheel vehicles welcome, prizes for best hand, 2nd bet hand, and worst hand, starts/ends at Indian Motorcycle of Charlotte – http://www.bknc16.org/bknc16_002.htm

7th, Sun – Apex, NC – NC Triangle Ride For Kids – Benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – Motorcycle Ride, entertainment, and food. – Riders on all makes and models welcome to attend. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2817&pg=entry

12th – 14th, Fri-Sun – Kenedy, TX – Texas Iron Rally – 50/50 Benefits Bikers For Bikers Foundation, Bike Show, bike run, live entertainment, games, door prizes, free camping, vendors, and more. – * Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter *http://strokenproductions.com/

12th – 21st, Fri-Sun – Marion, SC – Swamp Fox Spring Biker Bash – Live Entertainment, lots of great vendors, amazing food and drinks. – Tent and RV Camping available. – http://www.swampfoxentertainmentcomplex.com/event/1375718-swamp-fox-spring-biker-bash-marion/

12th – 21st, Fri-Sun – Murrells Inlet, SC – Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally – Coastal Motorcycle Tours, bike shows, bike nights, vendors, stunt shows, live entertainment, event merchandise, and more. – http://www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com/

12th – 21st, Fri-Sun – Murrells Inlet, SC – 78th Annual Spring Beach Rally – Ride Planned For Vets, kick off party, meet and greet ride, 50/50 raffle to benefit DAV, free trailer parking. – http://www.springbeachrally.com/

13th, Sat – Villa Rica, GA – Badge Fest Atlanta 2017 – Proceeds Benefit First Responders – Variety Of Entertainers, raffles, Circus attractions, Memorial Ride. – https://www.badgefestatlanta.com/

17th, Wed – Surfside Beach, SC – Crude’s 7th Annual Meet and Greet Ride – Proceeds Benefit Disabled Veterans – 180 Miles Round Trip, 50/50 raffle, discounted drinks at end of ride. – http://www.springbeachrally.com/crudesride2017.pdf

19th – 21st, Fri-Sun – Grady, AL – Shine In Lapine Rally – Adult Games, trophies, live entertainment, free camping, and more. – * Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter *http://www.shineinlapine.com/

19th – 21st, Fri-Sun – Huntsville, AL – All Female Ride – Meet & Greet, Cook-out, Pool Party, Guest Speakers, and more. – http://alabamafemaleride.weebly.com/

20, Sat – Murfreesboro, TN – Middle Tennessee Ride For Kids – Benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation – Motorcycle Ride, entertainment, and food. – Riders on all makes and models welcome to attend.http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2808&pg=entry

20, Sat – Stafford, TX – Bikes, Bugs, and Brew IIX – Benefits the Epilepsy Foundation Texas – On Stage Entertainment, silent and live auctions, motorcycle raffle, bike wash, celebrity appearances, and more. – http://bikesandbugs.org/

 

Upcoming Events – April 2017

Here are the events I’m aware of for April 2017, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland as indicated below) since that’s where our club membership is based and most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration information, and any other pertinent information.

Activity Report Region For Dixie Riders™ MC

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website or online-flyer link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief, purchase required, customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

We have added a proprietary map of the events listed below.

Click HERE to view full size interactive map.

April 2017 Events

6th – 9th, Thu-Sun –  Cleveland, AL – Rally By The River Spring Rally – “A True Old School Biker Rally” – Adult games, wet T-shirt contest, live entertainment, food.  Camping with clean showers and restrooms.  BYOB event.  Gated Property.  ** Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter ** http://www.rallybyriver.com/

 6th – 9th, Thu-Sun – Somerville, TX – Carts, Bikes, And Babes – Live Music by 6 Bands, Zoo, themed events, stage games, bike games, tattoo contest and more. – www.cbabrally.com

7th – 9th, Fri-Sun – Comanche, TX – Texas Motorcycle Roadriders State Rally – Bike Show, silent and live auctions, kids games, auctions, door prizes, and more. – www.tmra.org

8th, Sat – Raleigh, NC – Easter Basket Ride – Benefits The Oxford Orphanage – Lunch Included – Donation fee waived if item(s) for orphanage brought to start of ride. – https://www.rayprice.com/news/rides/easter-basket-ride-0

21st – 23rd, Fri-Sun – Mercedes, TX – South Texas Biker Roundup – Live Music, bike show, poker run, biker rodeo, tattoo contest, scavenger hunt. – http://www.beachnbikerfest.com/

22nd – Sat – Helena, AR – Wild Hog Poker Run And Cajun Cookout – Free Camping, live music, cash awards, Crawfish boil, Andouille, and Boudin Sausage.  Everyone welcome.  No wristband required. – http://www.wildhogmusic.org/

22nd, Sat – Elm Mott, TX – 12th Annual John Beers Memorial Car And Bike Show – Legacy Run, vendors, BBQ, live music, family events. – http://alrpost121.weebly.com/events–flyers.html

22nd, Sat – Fredericksburg, VA – 10th Annual Habit For Humanity Poker Run – Cash Prizes for best and worst hands, 508/50 raffle.  10th Year Anniversary after Ride party continuing at Cowboy Jack’s with Live Entertainment by Shannon Peterson. – http://www.fredhab.org/site/pokerrun/

22nd, Sat – Haymarket, VA – 6th Annual Officer Down Memorial Ride – All proceeds will benefit the Officer Down Memorial Page, a 501(c)(3) charity that honors over 22,000 law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.  Raffle, miscellaneous entertainment and live music by two bands, and silent auction. – http://www.officerdownmemorialride.com/info/ride-information/

22nd – 30th, Sat-Sun – Harbinger, NC – 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week – Poker Runs, bikini contests, guided tours, bike games, live music by Great White Slaughter, vendors, and more. – http://www.outerbankshd.com/know-one-of-the-best-spring-riding-rallies-on-east-coast–bike-week

27th – 29th, Thu-Sat – ** These Are The Correct Dates – Other Sources Showing Incorrect Rally Dates** – Blairsville, GA – Gauntlet Thunder In The Mountains Rally – You’ve Slain The Dragon, Now Run The Gauntlet.  See the highest point in Georgia.  Scenic mountain roads and overlooks.  Live music.  Free food and drinks.  Treasure hunt.  Prizes for all games and contests. – http://www.gauntletga.com/index.cfm?content=12&Menu=6

27th – 30th, Thu-Sun – Seven Springs, NC – Thunder On Tobacco Road Spring Rally – Bike Rodeo, corn hole competition, random contests, BYOB (cans), free camping with paid admission, three bands. ** Must Be At Least 18 Years Old To Enter **http://mason-dixonparkbikerally.com/

28th – 29th, Fri-Sat – Harbinger, NC – Outer Banks Music Festival –  Rain or Shine, 4 bands, games, drinks, and more.  VIP tickets available.  All ages welcome. – http://www.outerbanksmusicfest.com/

28th – 30th, Fri-Sun – Leesburg, FL – 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest – Over 60 Concerts, 4 hot body contests, hundreds of vendors, Rats Hole bike show, stunt shows, Wall of Death, and more. – http://www.leesburgbikefest.com/

28th – 30th, Fri-Sun – Milledgeville, GA – Milledgeville Thunder Rally – Live Music, BYOB (Cans Only), Nearby and On-site camping, bike show, bike games, best campsite contest, and more.  Rain or Shine event. – ** Must Be At Least 18 Years Old To Enter **http://www.milledgevillethunderrally.com/

30th, Sun – Montgomery, TX – Houston Ride For Kids – Benefits The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Since 1984, motorcyclists have raised funds to help children with brain tumors, which are the top cause of cancer death in children.  Events also fund free educational resources, college scholarships for brain tumor survivors and emergency financial aid for families. – Project Bike Raffle, Escorted Rides – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2777&pg=entry

Major Events Nationwide List Updated

The Major Events Nationwide List has been updated effective 02MAR2017.  All events, except one, now have current information.

Upcoming Events – March 2017

Here are the events I’m aware of for March 2017, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland as indicated below) since that’s where our club membership is based and most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration information, and any other pertinent information.

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website or online-flyer link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief, purchase required, customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

We have added a proprietary map of the events listed below.

Click HERE to view full size interactive map.

March 2017 Events

3rd-5th, Fri – Sun – Jacksonville, FL – Demo Days And Bike Week Kick Off Party – Live Music by No Saints and 2 Other Bands, Wall Of Death Shows All Weekend.  Best Bike Club Attendance Prize, Vendors, Food, Drinks and More. – http://www.adamecharley.com/default.asp?page=xListEvents&CalendarIDs=34&id=263680

3rd-5th, Fri – Sun – Sanford, FL – Seminole Bike Fest 2017 – Miss Seminole Bikini Contest, Music by five (5) different bands, Bikini Bike Wash, Cash Prizes. – http://www.seminoleharley.com/default.asp?page=xListEvents&id=273251

4th, Sat – Waynesville, NC – As Bare As You Dare – Benefits The Elderly In Haywood County, NC By Helping Provide Proper Heat.  Proceeds handled by Mountain Projects – Cold weather “polar bear” style ride.  Food, Entertainment, Music – https://www.facebook.com/Haywoodcoolriders

4th-5th, Sat – Sun – Eustis, FL – 6th Annual International Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet And Bike Show – Several acres of original used parts and new OEM parts. Indoor and outdoor events and displays.  – http://www.vintagemotorcyclealliance.com/

10th-11th, Fri – Sat – New Smyrna Beach, FL – AMCA Sunshine National Meet – Antique Motorcycle Club of America, Sunshine Chapter Presentation – Field Games, Antique Bike Show, Swap Meet, And More – http://sunshineamca.org/

10th-19th, Fri – Sun – Daytona Beach, FL – 76th Annual Daytona Bike Week – Bike Show, Concerts, Vendors, Party Spots, Demo Rides, Guided Tours, Concerts, Rides, On-Site Restaurants, Bars, Clubs.  Beach-side events. – http://www.officialbikeweek.com/

10th-19th, Fri – Sun – Daytona Beach, FL – 39th Annual Bike Week Swap Meet – Buy, sell, trade.  Free Parking. Side-car and Trike Show, Antique Bike Show, Wall of Death, Ice Cream Man From Hell – www.jam-onproductions.com//images/2017/poster.png

11th, Sat – Deland, FL – Deland Bike Rally – Live Music, Ride-In Bike Show, Antique Motorcycle Gathering, Vendors, Beer Garden, And More – http://delandrally.com/

16th, Thur – Daytona Beach, FL – Ruff Ride Poker Run – Benefits the Halifax Humane Society. – Poker Run, Limited Edition T-shirts, Dinner Reception At The Iron Horse Saloon – http://www.halifaxhumanesociety.org/ruffride.html

16th, Thur – Daytona Beach, FL – Ruff Ride Poker Run – A Leather And Lace MC Presentation – Door Prizes, Raffle, 50/50 Auction, Food, Live Music, Biker Games With Prizes, Etc. – http://test.leatherandlacemc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Rodeo-Flyer_2017.jpg

17-18, Fri – Sun – Jefferson, TX – Route 49 Rally, Festival, And BBQ Cook-Off – Benefits Children’s Health At The Children’s Medical Centers (multiple) in north Texas – Car and Bike Show, Bands, Poker Run open to all types of vehicles, IBCA sanctioned BBQ event. – route49rally.com/index.html

18th, Sun – Lebanon, TN – Spring Thaw Bike Show And Swap Meet – Accessories, Bikes For Sale, Clothing, Etc. – All Indoor, Rain or Shine. 1971 Honda Giveaway – http://www.bothbarrelspromotions.com/event/15th-annual-spring-thaw-bike-show-and-swap-meet/?instance_id=4

20th-22nd, Mon – Wed – Chiefland, FL – 1st Annual Indian Motorcycle Pow-Wow – Official Smudging Ceremony for the Bikes, Tribal Hunting Party (Scavenger Hunt), Ride Like a Pro class by “Motorman”, Rides, Manatees, swimming, and more! – All brands of motorcycles welcome. – http://www.chieflandpowwow.com/

25th, Sat – Natchitoches, LA – 2nd Annual Dream Run Rally – Benefits Shriner’s Hospitals For Children – Vendors, raffles, auctions, a bike show, great food, and music by Billy O’Con and Badd Apple! – http://www.natchitocheschamber.com/events/details/brothers-keepers-dream-run-rally-56874

25th, Sat – Texarkana, AR – Pink Ride – Benefits Victims Of Breast Cancer And To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness – Bike, Jeep, 4×4 Show, live auction, adult refreshments, food, vendors, and music by seven (7) different bands. – http://www.pinkride.org/

25th-26th, Sat – Sun – Salisbury, NC – 44th Annual CBA Swap Meet And Bike Show – Presented by CBA ABATE of NC, Charlotte Chapter – Bike Show, Wet T-Shirt Contest, “Miss Charlotte CBA” Contest, Live Music, Food, Vendors – www.charlottecba.org/uploads/7/0/2/8/70283327/cba_spring_flyer_2017_proof.jpg

25th, Sat – Winter Haven, FL – Power To Our Veterans 1st Annual Poker Run – Cash Prizes For Best And Worst Hands – 50/50 Drawings, Raffle Prizes, Silent Auction, Goody Bags For All Registrants – http://power2ourvets.wixsite.com/home/1st-annual-solar-run

26th, Sun – Eustis, FL – Poker Run – Supporting The Moving Wall Vietnam Veteran Memorial – Poker Run, Classic Car And Bike Show, Free Breakfast, BBQ Vendors, Live Music – http://www.eustis.org/calendar_app/calendar_event_detail.html?eventId=148&date=3/26/2017&show=no

31st-April 1st, Fri – Sat – Ocala, FL – 4th Annual Ocala Bike Fest – Bike Show, Live Music, Poker Run, Harley Fashion Show, Chance Drawing For A 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Glide – http://www.mcarc.com/ocala-bike-fest-2017/

31st-April 1st, Fri – Sat, Muleshoe, TX – Muleshoe Roadriders Motorcycle Rally – Tour Run, Light Show, Parade, Bike Games and More – https://www.facebook.com/muleshoe.roadriders/photos/a.1456142541287302.1073741831.1454901994744690/1926638377571047/?type=3&theater

 

Upcoming Events – February 2017

Here are the events I’m aware of for February 2017, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland) since that’s where our club membership is based and most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration information, and any other pertinent information.

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website or online-flyer link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief, purchase required, customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

February 2017 Events

4th, Sat – Greenacres, FL – 4th Annual Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Poker Run – Benefits the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Program. Prizes for best, 2nd best, and 3rd best hand.  Live music, raffles, and more. – http://www.forgottensoldiers.org/save-the-date-annual-forgotten-soldiers-outreach-poker-run/

4th, Sat – Melbourne, FL – 3rd Annual Car, Truck, And Motorcycle Show – Raffles, bounce houses, food vendors, and more. – http://www.scmoinc.com/carshow.html

10th-12th, Fri – Sun – Hondo, TX – 40th Annual St. Valentines Day Massacre Motorcycle Rally – Benefits Local Charities That Provide Therapeutic Horsemanship.  Sponsored by the Alamo City Gypsy MC.  Live Music, Fun Run, Field Events, Free Camping/Hot Showers. – http://www.massacrerally.com/

11th-12th, Sat – Sun – Little Rock, AR – ABATE Swap Meet and Bike Show – Presented by ABATE District 1. Prizes, food, parts, accessories, and more. – http://www.abatedistrict1.org/id23.html

17th-18th, Fri – Sat – South Padre Island, TX – South Padre Island Bike Fest – Poker Run, Ms. Bike Fest, Exhibits, Tattoo Contest(s), Concerts – http://www.spibikefest.com/

17th-19th, Fri – Sun – Clearwater, FL – Florida Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builders Invitational – Presented by Full Throttle FL.  Food, live music, contests, and more – http://www.floridafullthrottle.com/2016/04/florida-motorcycle-expo-2017/

18th-19th, Sat – Sun – Oklahoma City, OK – 20th Annual Oklahoma Motorcycle Show – Custom Show Bikes, Rare Antique Bikes.  Vendors, swap meet, tattoo contest, live music, and more. – http://www.jwswapmeet.com/2017bikeshowflyer.pdf

25th, Sat – Beaumont, TX – Harley-Gras Masquerade Party – Live Zydeco Music by JAG, Games and Prizes, Hot Food, and Cold Drinks – https://www.facebook.com/events/1903493473218792/

25th, Sat – Alexandria, LA – Party Gras – Beer, Music, and Food – https://www.facebook.com/events/1219351678100028/

25th, Sat – Jupiter, FL – 4th Annual Iron And Clematis Festival – Benefits the Paley Foundation, an advocate for limb saving and life changing, proven medical treatments for children born with severe and debilitating orthopedic conditions. – Featuring hundreds of classic and vintage motorcycles.   Over forty vendors, with live acts such as the Urias Family Globe of Death stunt show every hour and music from some of Florida’s largest acts. http://vintageironclub.org/festival/

Upcoming Events – October 2016

Here are the events I’m aware of for October 2016, primarily occurring in the slightly modified South (basically on/below a line from Kansas to Maryland) since that’s where most of our current readers are located.  I have gone through each of these listings and when possible posted only the actual page the info is on, bypassing any “intro” pages that take up your time and/or only advertise a dealer or sponsor.  Please follow links provided with each entry to determine admission fee (if any), pre-registration information, and any other pertinent information.

If you know of any other events please send me the details, including a valid website link, so I can add them.  Events without their own website, or a substantial information page or flyer, will not be added.  I also do not list “events” that are basically only advertising items for sale at motorcycle dealers or parts stores with only a reference to some brief customer-grabbing event.  I’m not against these retailers, some are close friends, however this type of “event” is considered to only be for the benefit of the retailer.

If you’re looking for an event to attend, but not finding quite what you’re looking for, check back here periodically.  I add new events as soon as possible after I’m informed about them.

October 2016 Events

1st, Sat – Austin, TX – 2nd Annual Remember My Name Ride – Support for victims of domestic violence. – http://www.radv.org/remember-my-name-ride.html

1st, Sat – Panama City Beach, FL – 11th Annual Tickled Pink Poker Run – Breast Cancer Awareness Poker Run – http://thunderangelspcfl.com/tickled-pink-2015.html

1st, Sat – Plant City, FL – 14th Annual Bike Fest – Bike Show with 8 different categories, Competition Games, Crafts, Vendors – http://www.plantcity.org/events/details/plant-city-bike-fest-14th-anniversary-show-10-01-2016-2048

5th – 9th, Wed-Sun – Harbinger, NC – 9th Annual Outer Banks Bike Fest – Five days of Runs, Music, Competitions, Poker Runs, and Beach Fun – http://www.outerbankshd.com/know-our–bike-fest

6th – 8th, Thur-Sat – New Port Richey, FL – Cotee River Bike Fest – Bike Show, Stunt Show, Bikini Contest – http://www.coteeriverbikefest.org/

6th – 9th, Thur-Sun – Harrison, AR – Ride The Ozarks Rally – Bike Show, Guided Rides, Musical Entertainment – http://www.harrisonarkansas.org/calendar_view_custom.php?id=1265

7th – 9th, Fri-Sun – Corpus Christi, TX – Corpus Christi Bike Fest – Rides, Concerts, HD Low Rider S Giveaway – http://www.ccbikefest.com/

7th, Fri – St.Augustine, FL – 8th Annual Think Pink Motorcycle Ride – Benefits Cancer Patients in St.Augustine.  Police Escorted Ride – http://www.thinkpinkinoctober.com/

8th, Sat – Bandera, TX – 6th Annual Texas Hill Country Ride – Benefits Widows and Children Of Fallen SEAL/SWCC Warriors.  Live Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Hill Country Ride – http://texasfrogsforfreedom.com/index.html

8th, Sat – Kingwood, TX – Home Of Hope Ride – Benefits The Home Of Hope, A Home For Girls Rescued From Human Trafficking – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/home-of-hope-ride-tickets-27594907110

8th, Sat – La Porte, TX Annual “Road To Recovery” Motorcycle Rally – Benefits the Wheelhouse, a bare-bones living environment that offers help to men with drug or alcohol addictions. – http://www.thewheelhouseinc.com/2015/10/2016-annual-motorcycle-road-to-recovery-rally/

8th, Sat – Greenville, SC – 10th Annual Ride For The Ribbon – Benefits Breast Cancer Screening, Early Detection Programs & Assists Breast Cancer Patients During Treatment – http://ridefortheribbonnc.com/

8th, Sat – Orlando, FL – Thunder In The Hills Motorcycle Ride – Benefits the Wayne Densch YMCA’s annual scholarship campaign. – http://www.rideforthey.com/

9th, Sun – Amarillo, TX – 5th Annual Pink Bike Fest, Show, And Run – Benefits Breast Cancer Awareness And Research – https://www.facebook.com/116868338333773/photos/gm.1767757820147474/1189188904435039/?type=3&theater

9th, Sun – Fort Worth, TX – Dallas-Fort Worth Ride For Kids – Benefits The Ride For Kids Program, a part of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2647&pg=entry

9th, Sun – Knoxville, TN – East Tennessee Ride For Kids – Benefits The Ride For Kids Program, a part of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2633&pg=entry

13th – 16th, Thur-Sun – Daytona Beach, FL – 24th Annual Biketoberfest – Everything you would want in a motorcycle rally and more! – http://www.daytonabeach.com/biketoberfest/

16th, Sun – Adkins, TX – San Antonio Ride For Kids – Benefits The Ride For Kids Program, a part of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Escorted ride, rain or shine. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2649&pg=entry

19th – 23rd, Wed-Sun – Panama City Beach, FL – Thunder Beach Fall Rally – 16th Annual Fall Rally – http://thunderbeachproductions.com/

22nd, Sat – Longview, TX – Rockers, Riders, And Ribs – Entertainment by the Marshall Tucker Band (and others), Massive Rides, Games, Prizes, and BBQ Cook Off – http://www.rockersridersribs.com/

22nd, Sat – Riverview, FL – Operation Dignity First – Benefits The Athena House (The 1st Housing Program For Homeless Female Veterans) and Veteran, Law Enforcement, and Firefighter Memorials in the Tampa, FL area. Scavenger Hunt Ride, Auctions, Raffles, and BBQ Competition – http://vfw8108.us/

23rd, Sun – Ridgeland, MS – Mississippi Ride For Kids – Benefits The Ride For Kids Program, a part of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Escorted ride, rain or shine. – http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2648&pg=entry

27th – 30th, Thur-Sun – Forkland, AL – Bama Bike Fest Fall Motorcycle Rally – * Must Be At Least 21 Years Old To Enter *http://www.bamabikefest.com/

28th & 29th, Fri&Sat – Fairhope, AL – Angel Ride – Benefits the Angel Ride Foundation that provides financial assistance to families of children with unforeseen health problems. – http://www.angel-ride.org/Home.aspx

28th & 29th, Fri&Sat – Ferguson, NC – Rider’s Roost Annual Halloween Bash – http://www.ridersroost.com/index2.html

28th – 30th, Fri-Sun – Mountain Home, AR – Twin Lakes Thunder Rally – Benefits Alpha House Men’s Shelter. Beer Garden, Live Music, Biker Games and more. – http://twinlakesthunder.com/

29th, Sat – Belville, NC – Bikes, Boots, And Barbecue – Benefits Step Up For Soldiers.  Motorcycle Ride, Motorcycle Judging, Rat Rod Show, Contests, Live Music, Food and more – http://www.nbchamberofcommerce.com/eventNEW.html?names=Bikes%20Boots%20and%20BBQ%20%E2%80%93%20October