Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901
Here’s some preliminary information on Ft. Smith’s’ Steel Horse Rally. First, this event is billed as “A Charity Motorcycle Rally Honoring All Who Serve.” And the rally is dedicated to veterans, military, law enforcement, and first responders.
Notably, the Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally is a non-profit charity. Importantly, the bike rally helps local charities. Every year, there are donations to charities that helps kids, veterans, or other community projects/endeavors.
Estimates are that 125,000 people attended the Ft. Smith Rally. Combining this with the riding and attractions, the Steel Horse is on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List.
Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally Events
Now, we are waiting for the 2023 official event announcement. But below are some of what regular happens at the bike rally.
Professional & Amateur Motorcycle Racing
Cops & Cones Motorcycle Exhibition
Miss Steel Horse Rally Bikini Contest
Thunder Through the Valley Motorcycle Parade
Fort Smith Area Motorcycle Rides
One of the many draws at the Ft. Smith Steel Horse motorcycle rally is the riding. Currently, the 2023 official rides for the event have not been announced. But we will add them as they 2023 Steel Horse Rally rides become available. But for now, you can see a lot of the amazing rides, official or unofficial, at https://www.thesteelhorserally.com/rally-info/rides .
2022 Steel Horse Information
As always, the 2022 Steel Horse Rally (SHR) will honor all who serve and help local charities. And through the donations this motorcycle rally can help the community. Also, the SHR is also on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List.
Next on the SHR website you can find maps for the below rides:
– Mt. Magazine
– The Thunder Loop
– The Pig Trail
– The Rudy GP & Natural Dam
– Wine Country
– “True Detective” Motorcycle Ride
Importantly, if you haven’t been to the Steel Horse Rally in Ft. Smith here are some important laws:
– In Arkansas both motorcycle riders and passengers under 21 years old must wear a helmet.
– Then in Oklahoma both the riders and passengers under 18 years old must wear a helmet.
Next, downtown Fort Smith is rally-central. One of the attractions will include live music from local bands. Other events include the SHR Shootout racing, Cops and Cones motorcycle exhibition, Steel Horse Rally bikini contest, Thunder through the Valley Motorcycle Parade, and vendors.
Also, for Steel Horse there is a motorcycle-only parking only area in downtown Ft. Smith. And this is on Garrison Ave. from 5th Street to 11th Street
Now, another major Arkansas rally that you might want to check out is Bikes Blues & BBQ.
Finally, below is the 2021 SHR information.
2021 Fort Smith Motorcycle Rally Info
First in 2021 Fort Smith, Arkansas will host the Steel Horse Rally (SHR). Second, this year’s motorcycle rally will be the 6th annual event. Plus, with around 75,000 attendees and the quality of attractions the Steel Horse is also on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List.
Next an important note is that this is a “Charity Motorcycle Rally Honoring All Who Serve.” And the Steel Horse Honors All of Those Who Serve including Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement, and First Responders. In addition, all proceeds from the Ft. Smith Rally will benefit local charities.
Below are some of the 2021 Steel Horse events:
– Live Music
– Public Guardians Poker Run
– Scenic rides
– The Steel Horse Shootout III with both pro and amateur racing at the Tri-State Speedway.
– “Cops & Cones” motorcycle exhibition
– Thunder through the Valley Motorcycle Parade
– Miss Steel Horse Rally Bikini Contest
– Vendor Village
Finally, there is a V.I.B. (Very Important Biker) package.