Spring riding season is in full swing! May is packed full of great motorcycle rides and events to attend. The weather is absolutely beautiful right now, so check out this list of wild and crazy rides and events to add to your calendar this month.
There’s plenty to do and see in Garden City Beach, South Carolina. At this time of year, the weather is usually nice and hot, perfect riding weather. All the hotspots will be having live bands and vendors. So, plan your trip and come express your freedom! A BON ride is set up for May 18th. It’s expected there will be over 400,000 bikers attending this year’s event.
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It’s the largest motorcycle rally in Maggie Valley & The Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. This years event will include nightly concerts, Swimsuit USA International Model Search, bike shows, bike games, $1000 cash prizes, lots of vendors, and a tour ride of the Blue Ridge Parkway. All bikes and ages welcome. No pets, no coolers. $20 weekend pass age 13+, $8 weekend pass ages 5-12.
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It’s the south’s hottest bike rally, so what happens at the ranch… stays at the ranch! There will be tons of live music, poker runs, field events, tattoo contest, wet t-shirt contest, vendors, and more. Keep the kids at home for this one… must be 18+ to attend. $30 per person, $20 for Vets, $20 passes available for Saturday. Primitive camping available.
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Held in the beautiful mountains of Ruidoso & Mescalero, NM. Celebrating their 19th anniversary, AMA Signature Series Event, cash poker run, large 4-day trade show, 33,000 sq ft of vendors. If you’re a huge fan of poker run events, this is one rally you won’t want to miss.
This annual memorial day motorcycle rally held in Red River, New Mexico gathers over 20,000 bikers from all over. Downtown Main Street fills up with motorcycles and the weekend events include live music, tons of venders, food, and fun, all to honor all Veterans.
The annual Rolling Thunder “Ride For Freedom” demonstration ride takes place annually on Memorial Day in Washington, D.C. to honor veterans, prisoners of war, and MIA soldiers. Bikers ride from the Pentagon in Virginia to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to pay respects to fallen soldiers and rally for the full accounting of POWs-MIAs, and Veterans rights.
This event was formally known as the All Harley Memorial Day Blowout. It’s a four day rally featuring racing classes with prizes, bike shows, swap meet, flea market, live music, tattoo contests, bikini and wet t-shirt contests, and more. There are many FREE events taking place with lots to see and do. Leave the kids at home for this one.
Ohio Bike Week is a 10 day event that takes place in Sandusky, Ohio. There’s tons of live entertainment, music, rides, races, vendors, food, beer, bikes, and more. Lots of beautiful scenic destination rides through out the Lake Erie Shores and Islands. Camping, hotels, and great restaurants all through out the area.