As the weather begins to warm up, motorcycle enthusiasts all over the world are gearing up for another exciting year of rallies and events. With so many options available, it can be hard to choose which ones to attend. To help you plan your riding calendar for 2023, we’ve put together a list of the top motorcycle rallies and events happening this year.
Arguably the most well-known motorcycle rally in the world, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally takes place annually in Sturgis, South Dakota. This year, the rally will be held from August 7th to 13th. With live music, bike shows, races, and plenty of vendors, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the ultimate destination for any motorcycle enthusiast.
If you’re looking for a rally with a beachy vibe, Daytona Bike Week in Florida might be just what you need. The event takes place from March 3rd to 12th and features live music, bike shows, and more. You can even take part in a scenic ride along Florida’s coast.
Americade is a motorcycle touring rally that takes place in Lake George, New York. The event runs from June 6th to 11th and offers guided tours of the Adirondack Mountains, as well as boat cruises and other activities. You can also check out the expo center, which features hundreds of vendors selling motorcycle gear and accessories.
The oldest motorcycle rally in the United States, Laconia Motorcycle Week has been drawing crowds since 1916. The event, which takes place in Laconia, New Hampshire from June 10th to 18th, includes live music, stunt shows, and plenty of vendors. You can also take part in a ride through the scenic White Mountains.
For those on the West Coast, the Redwood Run in Piercy, California is a must-attend event. The rally takes place from June 9th to 11th and features live music, bike shows, and plenty of vendors. But the real draw is the ride through California’s stunning redwood forests.
Harley-Davidson is celebrating its 119th anniversary this year, and the company is pulling out all the stops for a massive celebration. The event will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from August 29th to September 3rd and will feature live music, demo rides, and more.
The Thunder Beach Spring Rally takes place in Panama City Beach, Florida from April 27th to May 1st. The event features live music, stunt shows, and plenty of vendors, but the real draw is the beautiful beaches of Florida’s Gulf Coast.
For those in Texas, the Lone Star Rally in Galveston is a can’t-miss event. The rally takes place from November 2nd to 5th and includes live music, bike shows, and plenty of vendors. You can also take part in a ride along the Gulf Coast.
No matter where you live or what kind of riding you’re into, there’s a motorcycle rally or event out there for you. With this list, you can start planning your 2023 riding season and make the most of every opportunity to get out and ride.