Fun Motorcycle Events Around West Palm Beach

Jan 5, 2023


Man riding a rented Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Florida.

If riding a motorcycle through the Sunshine State is on your mind, you're in luck. The Miami and West Palm Beach areas are known for having some of the best motorcycle events in Florida. Pack up your bags and get ready to be surrounded by thousands of other avid motorcycle enthusiasts just like you. Need a motorcycle? Check out the How to Rent a Motorcycle Safely article.

Part of the perks of attending motorcycle events in varying states or locations is that you get to engage and interact with other riders. People gather from all over to show off their motorcycles, or hang out with fellow riders. Note: some of these events are for serious riders and located at sizable distances from Miami.

Hungry for more trip ideas? Read the Best Miami Motorcycle Riding Trips article.

23rd Annual Thunder Beach Autumn Rally & 25th Spring Rally

May 3 – 7, 2023

Oct 25 – 29, 2023

Panama City Beach, Florida

This is one motorcycle event that you won't want to miss. Packed full of vendors, live music, stunt shows, and raffles, there is something here for everyone to see and explore. 

The Annual Thunder Beach Spring Rally and its Autumn version is always looking for bikes to showcase. If you're looking to show off your ride, check out the qualifications for entering the bike show. Typically competitive, it's a great way to highlight the strengths of your machine and share its beauty and attention to detail. Stick around for the Thunder Beach Free Concert Series that attracts big musical acts. 

Free parking and no admission fee. (There's literally no reason not to attend!) But keep in mind, Panama Beach is a nine-hour drive from Miami.

Peterson’s Harley-Davidson Bike Night

All year long

Doral, Florida

Get ready to see the newest bikes from Harley-Davidson. You can expect food, drinks, an expert cigar roller and prizes. There will also be live music. Gather with other riders that share your passion. Perhaps meet some buddies too, that can tag along with you on the road.

Phil Peterson’s Florida Keys Poker Run

September or October 2023 (TBD)

Miami, Florida

What started as an idea to generate business has turned into a motorcycle event that thousands of people look forward to each and every year. 

With thousands of riders attending every year, it really is an event that you have to see to believe. Book early and get your lodging because with that many bikers in one location, everything fills up rather quickly. Note that this event is about a two-hour ride from Miami.

While riding motorcycles is the key focal point of this poker run, don't miss out on all the other fun activities that present themselves along the way. From snorkeling to fishing, you can immerse yourself in local Florida attractions along the way.