Motorcycle Events in California

California biker rallies, rides, swaps, motorcycle runs and other related California motorcycle events are on our below calendar. On most of our motorcycle event calendar listings there are big banners to get you better information. There are changes at the last minute, especially at outdoor California motorcycle rallies, so it is good to check the details before you leave. You can see what is going on outside of CA on our US motorcycle events calendar.

Upcoming Motorcyle Rallies & Events

So-Cal Motorcycle Swap Meets

02/07/2020 - 02/07/2020 - Long Beach, California

The 2020 So-Cal Motorcycle Swap Meets are held at the Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium from 7am-1pm. They are held each month and are open to all brands of bikes and all types of enthusiasts. The So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet is the “largest monthly gathering of riders in the USA.” Buy, sell, trade with over 500 […]

NorCal Cycle Swap Meets

02/09/2020 - 02/09/2020 - Sacramento, California

The 2020 NorCal Cycle Swaps will again be held at the West Wind Sacramento. Find the vintage, custom or one of a kind part you’ve been looking for.  The NorCal Swaps are open to all brands and all types of motorcycles. General admission fee is $10/person. Entry to the Swap starts at 8am.   2020 […]

Bike Night – Riders

02/19/2020 - 02/19/2020 - Huntington Beach, California

Bike night starting Contests All bikes/clubs are welcome. Anyone welcome to tell their story. It will be held in an industrial area so loud pipes won’t bother anyone. Vendors and sponsors are welcome to contact us. The first bike night will be held February 19th and they will happen the first and third Wednesdays of […]

Hippy Killer Hoedown

04/19/2020 - 04/19/2020 - Perris, California

The Hippy Killer Hoedown 2020 will be the 12th annual event. The location for the old school rally is the So Cal Fairgrounds in Perris, California. Come check out the show with hot rods, kustoms, motorcycles, lowriders, and vans. There will also be live music, flat track racing, mini bike racing, and vendors. Hours for […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

05/16/2020 - 05/16/2020 - Carmel, California

The 12th annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering will be held May 16, 2020. The location for the motorcycle show is the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. Featured in the event is one of the largest collections of antique to modern motorcycles, scooters, and bicycles. All makes and models will be represented. In addition, there are also […]

Hanford Cycle Swap Meet & Show

05/16/2020 - 05/17/2020 - Hanford, California

Hanford Cycle Swap Meet & Show 2020 Dates & Information on the Motorcycle Swap Meet & Bike Show in Hanford, California at LightningCustoms.com. The Great Hanford Cycle Swap Meet & Show will be the 52nd annual two-day event. Again, it will be held at the Kings County Fairgrounds in Hanford. Come out and buy, sell, […]

Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom

05/24/2020 - 05/24/2020 - Washington, District of Columbia

In 2020 the Rolling Thunder Ride (XXXIII) POW/MIA demonstration will be significantly different than in previous years.  Historically, riders have gathered in Washington, DC on Memorial Day for the Ride for Freedom. Last year, Rolling Thunder organizers stated that there would be big changes happening this year. Most importantly, instead of riders gathering in DC […]

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West Coast Thunder

05/25/2020 - 05/25/2020 - Riverside, California

The 2020 West Coast Thunder will be the 21st anniversary of the motorcycle ride. This Memorial Day bike run is the largest one hel west of the Mississippi with some 7,500 riders. The starting location is Riverside Harley-Davidson and the ending location is Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium. After the motorcycle there will be live music […]

Friends of Steve McQueen Show

06/07/2020 - 06/07/2020 - Chino Hills, California

June 7th is the date for the 2020 Friends of Steve McQueen Show Car & Motorcycle Show. The Show is held at the Boys Republic campus, which is a community for at-risk youth and where Steve was a resident of. The car and bike show is a benefit Boys Republic and over the years it […]

Redwood Run

06/12/2020 - 06/13/2020 - Garberville, California

The 2020 Redwood Run will be the 43rd annual event. The Kiwanis Original Redwood Run is a true old school rally held in the Redwoods of the North Coast of California. Some of the events at the rally are: -Live Music (2020 headlining acts TBA) -Motorcycle Games -People Games -Wet T Contest -Vendors -Food, Beer, […]

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day

06/15/2020 - 06/15/2020 - WORLDWIDE, District of Columbia

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day 2020 will be the 29th annual motorcycle event. It is a worldwide event that is on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List. The annual Ride to Work DaY is to help advocate using motorcycles not only for transportation and to show the public the utility of riding each day. […]

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Born Free Motorcycle Show

06/27/2020 - 06/28/2020 - Silverado, California

BF 12 will be held at Oak Canyon Ranch on the 27th & 28th from 10am to 5pm. Entry is $15/person/day. Kids under 12 as well as active/retired military with an ID get in free. More details on the 2020 Born Free Motorcycle Show TBA. No Colors, Coolers, or Pets.

Hollister Independence Rally

07/03/2020 - 07/05/2020 - Hollister, California

The Hollister Motorcycle Rally has had a lot of challenges over the last 10 years. There have been problems with the City of Hollister, cancellations, and a number of different promoters. Some of this appears to have been resolved – Roadshows has an agreement with the city to manage the Hollister Independence Rally. Although there […]

The Distinguished Gentlemans Ride

09/27/2020 - 09/27/2020 - WORLDWIDE, District of Columbia

Come out and ride dapper for a cause in The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2020. The goal of the global charity event held to raise money for prostate cancer awareness and also men’s mental health. Riding in the various events across the world will be some 120,000 riders on classic and vintage style motorcycles in some […]

Big Bike Weekend

10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020 - Redding, California

Big League Dreams will host the 2020 Big Bike Weekend in Redding, California.  Full details on the attractions and fees have not been announced.  Some of the regular attractions at the rally include the riding in the Redding area, organized rides, live music, bike show, poker run, bike games, exhibits, and vendors.

David Mann Chopper Fest

12/13/2020 - 12/13/2020 - Ventura, California

The 2020 David Mann Chopper Fest will be the 17th annual event. It will again be held at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Builders and attendees come out to honor David Mann. Some of the attractions at the Chopperfest will include an antique & custom bike show (all brands are welcome), builder display, motorcycle art exhibit, […]