January 16, 2021 3 min read

Yearly motorcycle gatherings are something that many motorcycle enthusiast’s look forward to attending. It gives them a chance to see what’s new in the world of motorcycle’s, catch up with old friends and frankly hit the road for a nice road trip. Knowing when and where can be a hassle if your not familiar with out of state events. Because surely everyone knows about Sturgis. But did you know there’s a Ride For Pride held yearly in Wisconsin? Or Thunder Beach Rally in Florida?

Some of the yearly motorcycle shows and events are listed below along with their locations and approximate time of year that they are held.

In California there is:

Ride the Mountains at Big Bear Lake held on June 7th, 2008. It’s an annual Ride the Mountain Rally. You can visit the Big Bear Choppers Factory, poker runs, and perhaps a country music concert. Of course there are exhibits and vendors there also.

In Florida there is:

Thunder Beach Rally at Panama Beach held on May 1st, 2008. This rally is Widely known as “The Most Biker Friendly FREE Rally in the United States,” This Rally is held twice yearly, the first weekend in May and the last weekend in September. You can find five venues, each with different sights and sounds. Custom motorcycle builders, biker wear and accessories, parts manufacturers and distributors, and entertainment. Each venue is located on different parts of the beach so you can drive your bike back and forth on the beach checking out each venue along with the vendors and exhibitors.

In Maryland there is:

3rd Annual Rally for RAACE at Bel Air held on Aug 17th, 2008 This is an annual rally held to raise awareness for child sexual abuse. Proceeds benefit the RAACE foundation. It’s a 43 mile ride through scenic Hartford county in Maryland. You will be escorted by the Harford Sheriff’s department. There’s music, entertainment, food, drinks and vendors at the beginning and end of the ride. Your fee includes a commemorative pin and T-shirt.

In New Hampshire there is:

Laconia Rally at Laconia held on Sat Jun 14, 2008 This is a week long rally held at Laconia. With much in store for the rider who goes to the rally. Vendors, music, special events, fireworks, racing and much, much, more.

In New York there is:

Americade Motorcycle Rally at Lake George held on Mon Jun 02, 2008 This is rally is billed as the “World’s Largest Touring Rally” There is so much to do and see. With over dozens of tours, 3 exciting poker runs, 2 parades, 2 TourExpo tradeshows, 14 beautiful boat cruises, 50 seminars, 2 rough and rowdy rodeos, parties, over $100,000 in prizes and 14 manufactures that give demo rides on the latest bikes and trikes.

In Ohio there is:

USA Biker Tattoo Classic at Stark County Fair Grounds held on Fri September 19, 2008 With 80 acres, there’s so much to do here that if you get bored it’s your own fault. There’s dealers, vendors, and tattoo artist’s. There’s antique, and vintage bike exhibitors. New and Used parts, accessories, apparel, and leather vendors. Hammer’s Tattoo and Body Piercing. Look up and see Sky divers from Canton Air Sports. Dyno Testing by Canton Cycle. Along with a Burn out Pit. A men’s and ladies tattoo contest. And live band tribute bands.

In South Carolina there is:

Myrtle Beach Bike Week at Myrtle Beach held on May 19th, 2008 Myrtle Beach rally is a week long rally with much to do. There are many many things. Poker tours, dealers, vendors, there’s so much to do there that it’s a week long and still you might not see it all.

In South Dakota there is:

Sturgis Black Hills Rally at Sturgis held on Aug 6th, 2008 It’s Sturgis, need I say more?

In Wisconsin there is:

The Ride for Pride at Fond du Lac held approximately in April The ride consists has a pre-ride party. The ride consists of a 100 mile scenic motorcycle tour led by the Fond du Lac Police Motor Patrol, with one stop at the half-way point and returning to Fond du Lac for a buffet dinner and entertainment.