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

Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom

05/29/2022 - 05/29/2022 - Washington, District of Columbia

Here’s the information on the 2021 Rolling Thunder 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. And then riders would travel to the Vietnam Memorial Wall. But in 2020 the longtime organizers of the Official […]

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Mother Road Ride Rally

06/07/2022 - 06/19/2022 - Willowbrook, Illinois

First, the 2022 Mother Road Ride Rally is a scenic tour down old Route-66. In 2022 it will be the 27th annual Rte 66 Ride. And while riding you will see the best of the original sites along the infamous highway. Next, the Route 66 Ride starts at Delta by Marriott Hotel in Willow Brook. […]

Hogrock River Rally

06/09/2022 - 06/12/2022 - Cave in Rock, Illinois

First the 2022 “Hottest Little Party in the Midwest” will be the 26th anniversary of the Hogrock River Rally. Next the location for this biker rally is in Southern Illinois on the Ohio River near the Shawnee National Forest. Here are some of the 2022 Hogrock Motorcycle Rally attractions: – Bands – Riding – Field […]


06/12/2022 - 06/12/2022 - Prospect Heights, Illinois

Bobstock is Chicagoland’s best biker bash of the summer! Meet at Rocky’s American Bar & Grill at 10am. And the Grill is located at 698 Milwaukee Ave in Prospect Heights in Illinois. Then the ride goes to Chasers Lake Zurcih and Wood Fire Long Grove. And it will return to Rocky’s 3pm. After the motorcycle […]

Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day

06/20/2022 - 06/20/2022 - WORLDWIDE, District of Columbia

In 2022 the Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day will celebrate its 31st anniversary. Every year this ride day is held on the third Monday in June. Next, the goal of the annual Ride to Work Day is to advocate the use of motorcycles worldwide. In addition this motorcycle event is on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major […]

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Motoblot Urban Motorcycle Street Rally

06/24/2022 - 06/26/2022 - Chicago, Illinois

Around 20,000 attendees will meet in the West Town / Fulton Market neighborhood for the 2022 Motoblot Urban Motorcycle Street Rally. Next, this is of both the motorcycle and hot rod culture where the bikes, builders, fashion, and music all come together. Next some of the attractions at the 2022 Motoblot Rally are below: – […]

Ride for Hope in Woodstock

06/26/2022 - 06/26/2022 - Woodstock, Illinois

The seventh annual Ride for Hope in Woodstock is a 501(c)3 ovarian cancer awareness motorcycle ride and celebration. Next, this cancer benefit ride will raise money for local women diagnosed with ovarian cancer suffering financial hardships from treatment costs. The 55-mile escorted motorcycle ride will go through the scenic country roads of McHenry County. And […]

Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meet, Show & Rodeo

07/10/2022 - 07/10/2022 - Peotone, Illinois

First, the July 2022 Peotone Motorcycle Swap Meet will also include a Motorcycle Show & Rodeo. Next the 2022 Swap will be the 38th annual event. Again it will be held at the Will County Fairgrounds and it is an indoor/outdoor event. Come out and buy, sell, and trade. There will be bikes, parts, accessories, […]

Ride for Reiken

07/17/2022 - 07/17/2022 - Lockport, Illinois

The Ride for Reiken is a 45-mile motorcycle run and fundraiser. The proceeds will go for a Diabetic Alert Dog for a 12-year-old boy with Type 1 Diabetes. Next, the event begins and ends at the Lockport American Legion. Registration fees for The Motoryccle Ride for Reiken is $20/bike and $10/non-riders. And the fee includes […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

08/05/2022 - 08/14/2022 - Sturgis, South Dakota

First, the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is in the books. Next below is the 2022 Sturgis information. For starters there has been the official announcement of the 2022 Sturgis Rally dates. Although there are normally a lot of unknowns for all rallies with Covid there are regularly even more. But things improved at the 2021 […]

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SAM Biggs Bike Show & Poker Run Illinois

09/17/2022 - 09/17/2022 - Bunker Hill, Illinois

First there are two SAM Biggs Memorial Bike Show & Poker Run events. There is this one in Illinois on 09/17/2022 and another one in Missouri on 09/10/2022. Next, this is a ride in bike show with a poker run in the afternoon. And this helps raise money for the Sam Biggs Memorial Foundation. The […]

Easyriders Bike Shows

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

First the Easyriders Bike Shows did not happen in 2020 / 2021. Next as you have most likely heard the 2019 / 2020 Easyriders Motorcycle Shows also did not happen.  But, the company sold out to some fashion guys from Beverly Hills!!  And it gets even worse, the new owners want to make the iconic […]

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Winter Blows Swap Meet

01/08/2023 - 01/08/2023 - Belleville , Illinois

The Winter Blows Swap Meet has become one of the go to events in the Saint Louis region. In 2023 this will be the 11th annual Swap. And our new home makes it even better. We are now going to be at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds in Belleville, IL. As usual we will have thousands of […]

Easyriders Rodeo

09/20/2026 - 09/20/2026 - Chillicothe, Ohio

First, the 2021 Easyriders Rodeo Tour was comprised of only the Fowlerville and Chillicothe motorcycle rodeos.  But there are bigger problems with the company. And that would be the new hipster owners are from Melrose / Beverly Hills. Seriously, I’m not joking. This is who now owns all of the Easyriders assets. And the question […]

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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.