- Held annually in mid-August.
- Bikers come form all across the country to Sturgis, SD.
- Music, food, fun and of course lots of bike talk is what the Sturgis Bike Rally is all about.
Overview: Bikers and biker babes from all across the country meet up in one place for the past 50 years, Sturgis, South Dakota. Ruckus and fun times draw motorcycle enthusiasts from every corner of the US to this slice of biker paradise. The week know as the Sturgis Rally is jam packed with concerts, live music, food, vendor presentations from names like Harley Davidson, West Coast choppers and more.
When: Dates change slightly each year but the next few rallies are scheduled as follows: August 8th-14th, 2011, August 6th-12th, 2012, and August 5th-11th, 2013.
Where: The Sturgis area is host to not only the rally but other nightly and daily events at local pubs, bars and recreation areas. Many of the rally week events are held at the Jackpine Gypsies club.
Fees: The entry fees for most events, concerts and rallies vary. Make sure to check the Sturgis website for exact details.
Details: There is so much going on during the rally week that it is worth looking at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Events Schedule to make sure you don't miss out on something. Check out who will be performing at concerts, when there are organized riding tours of the area, the various night activities at local bars, and of course the schedule for races and bike events. There are also many vendors who have set up tents or booths for the week. Everything from food stands to representatives from Harley Davidson and other large motorcycle companies.