Motorcycle Events in Illinois

Below you can find the Illinois biker rallies, motorcycle rides, poker runs, and other biker events near you! Next the LightningCustoms.com calendar has large banner and / or a video on the majority of motorcycle events in Illinois. And we do this to help you find the best rallies and events close to you.

Upcoming Motorcycle Rallies & Events

The Biking Life Motorcycle Swap Meet

04/18/2021 - 04/18/2021 - Waterloo , Illinois

In the Commercial Building of the Monroe County Fairgrounds will be the April The Biking Life Motorcycle Swap Meet. The TBL motorcycle swap meet is a one day event. And there will be parts, accessories, leather, and more Early Bird Admission is $8 goes from 8am-10am. Then general admission is $5 and the hours are […]

Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets in Woodstock

04/25/2021 - 04/25/2021 - Woodstock, Illinois

First, the 2021 Walneck’s Motorcycle & Car Swap Meets in Woodstock are all held at the McHenry Fairgrounds. Next, here are the 2021 Walneck’s Woodstock Swap Meet dates: April 25 (This is the big one)June 20August 22October 10 Next, general admission is $10 per person and it is free for kids under 14. Both parking […]

Peotone Swap Meet May

05/02/2021 - 05/02/2021 - Peotone, Illinois

Come out to the Will County Fairgrounds for the 2021 May Peotone Swap Meet & Show. Next you buy, sell, and trade motorcycles parts, accessories, leather, and other products. And you don’t want to miss the bike show. It is free to enter your motorcycle in the Peotone Sho. Hours for the Paragon Swap and […]

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

05/23/2021 - 05/23/2021 - WORLDWIDE, District of Columbia

For 2021 and forward the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride will be held in May. And this also allows the DGR to get back to group rides sooner than the traditional month of September. Additionally it makes it better riding weather for those across the world. Next, the goal of this global charity motorcycled ride is to […]

Hope 4 Heroes Memorial Ride

05/29/2021 - 05/29/2021 - Franklin Park, Illinois

The Hope 4 Heroes Memorial Ride is a benefit motorcycle ride to benefit the Bravo Oscar Charlie Veteran Outreach. Here Are the Ride Fees: $30 per rider $15 per passenger For $65 you get to ride, an event t-shirt, and a burger. The Hours Are: Registration 9am Kickstands up 10:30am After-party 1pm-7pm Also the Hope […]

Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom

05/30/2021 - 05/30/2021 - Washington, District of Columbia

Here’s the information on the 2021 Rolling Thunder XXXIV Ride for Freedom. But first, here is an important to note about the Ride. Historically riders have met for the official Rolling Thunder at the Pentagon in DC. Then riders would travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall. But in 2020 there the long time organizers of […]

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Walneck’s Rockford Swap Meet

05/30/2021 - 05/30/2021 - Pecatonica, Illinois

Winnebago Fairgrounds in Pecatonica will host the Walnecks Rockford-area Motorcycle and Car Swap Meet. Hours for the Swap are from 8am to 2pm. And the two dates are May 30 and July 25. Next, fees for the Walneck’s Rockford Swap Meet are $8 for adults and free for kids 14 and under. And parking is […]

Mother Road Ride Rally

06/08/2021 - 06/20/2021 - Willowbrook, Illinois

First, the 2021 Mother Road Ride Rally is a scenic tour down old Route-66. In 2021 it will be the 26th annual Rte 66 Ride. While riding you can see the best of the original sites. Next, the Route 66 Ride starts at La Quinta Inn in Willow Brook, Illinois. Then the ride will follow […]

Hogrock River Rally

06/10/2021 - 06/13/2021 - Cave in Rock, Illinois

In 2021 “The Hottest Little Party in the Midwest” will be the 25th anniversary of the Hogrock River Rally. And the location of the Rally is in Southern Illinois on the beautiful Ohio River near the Shawnee National Forest. Below are some of the 2021 Hogrock Rally attractions: Live Music Field Events Riding Partying Camping […]

Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets in Morris

06/13/2021 - 06/13/2021 - Morris, Illinois

Below are the 2021 Walneck Motorcycle Swap Meets held in Morris dates:June 28September 20 Again, all of the Walneck Motorcycle & Car Swap Meets will be held at the Grundy County Fairgrounds. The location of the Fairgrounds is about one mile north of the 112 exit on I-80. Next, hours for the Walneck’s Swap Meets […]

Motoblot Urban Motorcycle Street Rally

06/24/2021 - 06/27/2021 - Chicago, Illinois

First, the 2021 Motoblot will be held outdoors in blocked off street areas in the West Town / Fulton Market neighborhood of Chicago. Each year there are about 20,000 attendees annually. Next, the Motoblot Rally is a celebration of bot the motorcycle and hot rod culture. It is where the motorcycles, builders, fashion, and music […]

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day

06/27/2021 - 06/27/2021 - WORLDWIDE, District of Columbia

In 2021 the Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day will celebrate its 30th anniversary. In addition this worldwide motorcycle event is on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List. Next, the goal of the annual Ride to Work Day is to advocate the use of motorcycles. And not only for transportation, but also to show the […]

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Oscar Mike Independence Ride

07/03/2021 - 07/03/2021 - Woodstock, Illinois

The Oscar Mike Foundation will be hosting the 1st Annual Independence Ride on Saturday. Next, Woodstock Harley Davidson in is both the starting and ending location. Sign up and check in for the ride will start at approximately 8am and end at 10am. And the Oscar Mike Independence Ride fee is $35 / per bike […]

Walneck’s Swap Meets Martinsville

07/11/2021 - 07/11/2021 - Martinsville, Illinois

First, the 2021 Martinsville Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meet dates are July 11th and September 12th. And the Swap Meets are open from 8am to 2pm. Next, Morgan County Fairgrounds will host all of the Swap Meets in Martinsville. So the Fairgrounds are just about a half-hour south of Indianapolis. Come out and buy, sell, trade […]

Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meet

07/11/2021 - 07/11/2021 - Peotone, Illinois

Will County Fairgrounds will host all of the 2021 Peotone Swap Meets. And in 2021 there will also be a bike show at the summer swap. Here are the other 2021 Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meets dates:January 17May 2October 3 Come out and buy, sell and trade at a Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meet. There will be […]

Big Thunder Run

08/29/2021 - 08/29/2021 - St. Charles, Illinois

The Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 of Illinois will be hosting the 2021 Big Thunder Run & Gun Bash. Both the starting and end point are at Fox River HD. Next, the fee for the Run is $20 per rider, $10 per passenger, and $5 for non-riders or people who just want to attend the event. […]

Peotone Fall Motorcycle Swap Meet

10/03/2021 - 10/03/2021 - Peotone, Illinois

Will County Fairgrounds will again host the Fall Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meet. General admission is from 10am-3pm and the fee is $8 per adult. And there is early bird admission starting at 8am and the fee is $10 per adult. So come out and buy, sell, and trade motorcycle parts, accessories, leather, and other motorcycle […]

HogRock’toberfest Rally

10/07/2021 - 10/10/2021 - Cave In Rock, Illinois

Cave in Rock will host the 2021 Hogrock’toberfest rally. Next, this is an adults-only biker rally. So you must be 18 or older and have a valid ID to join the party! Next, here are some of the events at the 2021 Hog Rocktoberfest Rally: Live MusicAdult Contests (Show Me How You Got Your Beads, […]

Easyriders Bike Shows

01/01/2023 - 01/01/2023 - Agoura Hills, California

Unfortunately the Easyriders Bike Shows did not happen in 2020 / 2021. And as you have most likely heard, the 2019 / 2020 Easyriders Motorcycle Shows also did not happen. In addition there is very little activity on the Easyriders Events Facebook page. Next over the last couple of years there has only been one […]

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Easyriders Rodeo

09/03/2023 - 09/03/2023 - Chillicothe, Ohio

There have not been any announcements about the 2021 Easyriders Rodeo Tour. For that matter, there have been no announcements about the Rodeos or Easyrider Bike Shows at all. Also there have been a disappointingly low number of posts even on the Easyriders Facebook pages. So things are not looking good for the Rodeos, Motorcycle […]

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Next, there are often changes at the last minute. So it is helpful to check the motorcycle event’s listing before you leave. Finally, you can find a rally or ride in different state on our US motorcycle events calendar.