Lesser Known Motorcycle Events You Should Attend In 2023

Jan 5, 2023


Moto Guzzi cruiser motorcycles ridden near Sturgis, South Dakota.

Summer is the best time to ride motorcycles. Take advantage of the long days of summer by visiting a motorcycle rally. It doesn’t matter whether you’re young or old, there is something to see at a big motorcycle event. Each year there are motorcycle rallies taking place across the United States. This list highlights the really big ones. Also read the Top 10 Biggest and Best Motorcycle Events in America 2023 for more rally ideas. 

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Americade Motorcycle Rally

May 31 - June 4 2023; Lake George, New York

Taking place in the bustling city of Lake George, New York, the Americade Touring Rally prides itself as being the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally. While motorcycles are the main attraction at the Americade Motorcycle Rally, there are other activities offered as well. From kid-friendly scavenger hunts, to poker runs, Americade is fun for a motorcycle-oriented family.

Junebug Boogie 

August 31-September 3, 2023; Cookeville, Tennessee

If you’re looking to get away from the kids, our first adult-only (must be 21-years-old) motorcycle rally is the Junebug Boogie. Dubbed the “wildest biker party in Tennessee,” enjoy beer, free hot showers, and camping while you’re there.

Harley Rendezvous Classic Motorcycle Rally

June 22-25, 2023; Pattersonville, New York

If you’re in New York, you might want to visit this year’s Harley Rendezvous Classic Motorcycle Rally. The Harley Rendezvous Rally sits on roughly 200 acres of land and some 80 of those acres are devoted to camping. The event organizers promise hot showers and flushing toilets for everyone who wants to sleep under the stars after a long, hot day of motorcycle rodeos and wet t-shirt contests.

Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally

July 12-16, 2023; Sturgis, Kentucky

While many of the rallies on this list are family-friendly, the Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally isn’t one of them. Looking over the official website makes it obvious why those younger than 21 aren’t welcome. Leave the kids at home for this one and enjoy being an adult.

Wing Ding 43

June 28-July 2, 2023; Shreveport, Louisiana

Honda Gold Wing riders, this is the rally for you. Rarely parked in the same city twice, this year the Wing Ding is in Louisiana. Expect live performances and entertainment, as well as motorcycle safety tips and the latest products for your ride. Attendees are even offered the opportunity to test drive some of the newest touring bikes on the market.

Stock Law Gap Fall Rally

Georgiana, Alabama

Spring Rally
​March 3-6 2022

Summer Rally
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26-29 2022

Fall Rally
Labor Day Weekend
Sept 1-4 2022

Bring your lawn chairs, kick back, and enjoy the food, live music, and infamous wet t-shirt contests at the Stock Law Gap Fall Rally. The Stock Law Gap Fall Rally will be one of the last events of summer. They actually have two more dates: