Sturgis, South Dakota 57785
For starters there has been the official announcement of the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally dates. Next, as you probably know, the 2020 Sturgis Rally did happen. But that being said, there were a lot of restrictions due to Covid.
Although there are normally a lot of unknowns with rallies, with Covid there are even more. But because of how important Sturgis is we will regularly update this page. And for now we are going to give you an overview of what normally happens at the Sturgis biker rally.
First, without a doubt Sturgis is the Mecca for bikers. In addition, the Sturgis Rally is also one of the three national rallies. And the other two national biker rallies are Daytona Beach Bike Week and Laconia Motorcycle Week. Also each year the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is on the LightningCustoms.com’ Major Motorcycle Rallies List.
Next, here is a really quick history of the Sturgis Rally. In 1938, “Pappy” Hoel began an event using the name the Black Hills Classic in Sturgis. Interestingly the race only had nine riders and a small number of attendees.
Eventually, there was a change in the name from the Black Hills Classic to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Over the following decades Sturgis has grown to be the premier biker rally in the World.
What Happens at the Sturgis Rally?
So what is going on at the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? Simply put, everything you have ever heard of that happens at a biker rally goes on at the Sturgis Biker Rally. First, there are the rides in the Black Hills region. For instance, some of the famous rides are to Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Custer State Park.
In addition, there are endless top-shelf attractions at the main venues at the Sturgis bike rally. And these main venues are in downtown Sturgis as well as the Broken Spoke, the Buffalo Chip, and the Full Throttle Saloon. Also, there are tons of events held around the entire Black Hills region. Including at the famous Sturgis bars, dealerships, and other venues during the rally.
Next, here is a partial list of things going on at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Some of the events will include music from top name bands, the biggest and best motorcycle shows, bike build-offs, and motorcycle racing. Also there will be the chance to visit the Sturgis Museum & Hall of Fame.
In addition, there are group rides, poker runs, field events, biker games, tattoo contests, stunt shows, contests for the ladies, and tons of partying. Also, there are big setups by the largest motorcycle companies, lots of displays, and endless vendors.
Also, because there are so many venues with a lot of events you will need to check out their websites for a full list of events happening. Finally, the fees for different Sturgis biker rally venues and events vary.