Riding against the wind on 150 hp and a long strip of road looming ahead of you, nothing beats the adrenaline rush of a motorcycle ride. Unless you’re reuniting with thousands of your fellow bikers and going on challenging and scenic rides, checking out the latest choppers, and jamming to your favorite tunes. To help you plan your year of thrills, we’ve researched the top events that draw in large crowds with excellent entertainment and thrilling routes. So, without further delay, we bring you five of the biggest and best motorcycle rallies of 2023. Start marking your calendar!
Harley-Davidson Homecoming | July 2023
One of the giants in the motorcycle industry, Harley Davidson, celebrates its 120th anniversary. To mark the occasion, they are holding a huge rally where it all began, Milwaukee Wisconsin, on July 13th through the 16th. Known as the Harley-Davidson Homecoming, the celebration will include live performances from the Foo Fighters, Green Day, Joan and the Black Hearts, and more! There will be plenty of activities for motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages, from factory tours to demo rides. Plus, visitors can either participate in or watch the parade on Sunday which should be one of the largest in motorcycle history along with the Bonfire on the Beach at Lake Michigan and a special event for the H.O.G.s (the official Harley-Davidson riding club) commemorating their 40th anniversary.
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally | August 2023
Drawing large crowds of bike enthusiasts and the simply curious, Sturgis has been going strong since 1938. Complete with awe-inspiring rides, contests, and of course–concerts, the Sturgis Rally proves to be 10 days’ worth of memorable fun from August 4th to the 13th. Plus, you’ll see amazing demos from famous brands, such as Yamaha, Harley Davidson, and many others. The exciting rides will take you through the Badlands, Custer State Park, Spearfish Canyon, Bear Butte, and other scenic locations. And just like many other bike rallies, this one also promises amazing food and entertainment.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ | September 2023
Who says that motorcycle rallies don’t serve a great cause? As the temperatures start to cool down, you can travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas where the Bikes, Blues, and BBQ rally takes place in September from the 20th to the 23rd. Since its inaugural year in 2000, this non-profit event has raised over $3 million for local charities, thus helping out families in need in Northwestern Arkansas. And this year’s rally promises to be an exciting time for all ages with 12 scenic rides, thrilling concerts featuring local blues and rock favorites, and fascinating bike demos. And we can’t forget the delicious homemade BBQ provided by renowned food vendors. Bring your appetite and your bike!
Moto Beach Classic | October 2023
In October dirt bike enthusiasts gather in Southern California for one of the biggest motorcycle rallies in the nation. This event features motocross racing, motorcycle, and ATV shows along with art and mural displays, and concerts–all against the scenic backdrop of Huntington Beach. Also, visitors can browse through the vendors’ area where they’ll find some bodacious merch. Whether you’re a fan of flat track racing or motocross stunts, this rally proves to have something for everyone. Also, visitors can enjoy mingling and sharing tips and tricks with the surfing community.
Roscoe’s Chilli Challenge | November 2023
The 38th Annual Roscoe’s Chilli Challenge brings together a winning combination–bike fans and awesome cooks! The entire weekend will be filled with contests, live music from tribute bands and remote broadcasts from the local radio stations, a motorcycle show, games, field events, and of course–the chili cook-off. Or would you rather show off your strength? Then you can enter the arm wrestling or corn hole competition. Or if you’re in the mood for a more comical match, there are the out-house races. So come with your RV or camping gear, but please leave the kiddos at home with Grandma. This event is most definitely for adults (and not the faint of heart) 21 years or older.
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