Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

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Date(s) 08/07/2020 - 08/16/2020
Main Street
Sturgis, South Dakota 57785
More Info Official Website
Phone 605-720-0800

In June the Sturgis Rally committee made the announcement that the motorcycle rally is still on.  But because of Covid there will be a number of changes.  You can read about them at

Below is the information on the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally before Covid.

As you are probably aware, Sturgis is the Mecca for bikers.  In addition, the Sturgis biker rally is also considered to be one of the three national rallies. The other two national biker rallies are the Daytona Beach Bike Week and the Laconia Motorcycle Week. Subsequently, each year the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is on the’ Major Motorcycle Rallies List.

Now here’s a quick history of the Sturgis Rally. In 1938, “Pappy” Hoel started an event he named the Black Hills Classic in Sturgis. Interestingly enough the race only had nine riders and a small number of attendees.

Eventually, the Black Hills Classic was renamed the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Over the following decades Sturgis has become the premier biker rally in the World.

What’s Happens at the Sturgis Rally?

What is going on at the 2020 Sturgis Rally? Simply stated, everything you’ve ever heard of or wanted to see at a biker rally goes on at the Sturgis Biker Rally. For starters 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.  These main venues are 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 region at the famous Sturgis bars, dealerships, and other venues during the rally.

Here is a partial list of things going on at the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Events will include music from top name bands, the biggest and best motorcycle shows, bike build-offs, and racing.  Also there will be organized motorcycle rides, Sturgis Museum & Hall of Fame, poker runs, field events, biker games, tattoo contests, stunt shows, contests for the ladies, and tons of partying. In addition, there are big setups by the largest motorcycle companies, displays, and endless vendors,

Finally, because there are so many venues with lots of events you’ll need to check out their sites for their full list of events happening during the Sturgis biker rally.   Also, the fees for different venues and events vary.

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