Motorcycle Events in New York

New York biker rallies, shows, bike runs, and other things going on in the motorcycle-world can be found on the below LightningCustoms.com calendar.  Two of the major motorcycle events in New York that you might want to check out are Americade and Harley Rendezvous. For most of the motorcycle events in NY listings, we have large banners to get you better information.  At times there are last minute changes, so it is good to check the listing for the rally, show, or ride before you leave.  To see what is going on outside of the state go to our national motorcycle events calendar.

Upcoming Motorcyle Rallies & Events

Cavalcade of Cars & Motorcycles

02/28/2020 - 03/01/2020 - Hamburg, New York

The 2020 Cavalcade of Cars is “New York’s Hottest Indoor Car Show”! This year’s Show will be the 27th annual event. Come check out rods, customs, classics, and motorcycles! In addition the show will also have live music and vendors. Next, parking is free at the Cavalcade. In addition, this is an event that you […]

Buffalo Motorama Show

04/09/2020 - 04/11/2020 - Buffalo, New York

The Convention Center is the place to be on April 9-11 for the Buffalo Motorama Car & Motorcycle Show. Come check out the largest indoor custom car, hot rod, and motorcycle show this side of New York. In addition to some of the best cars and bikes there will also be builder displays, top-builders and […]

Four Aces Poker Run

05/17/2020 - 05/17/2020 - Wappingers Falls, New York

The Four Aces Motorcycle Poker Run is a 75 mile ride on both sides of the Hudson. The fee is $25 rider and $15 passengers or supporters. There will be a cash prize for the first and second highest hands. The Patrick James Band will be playing live after the Run. Proceeds from the Four […]

Sons of Liberty RC Bike Blessing

05/23/2020 - 05/23/2020 - Dunkirk, New York

VFW Post 1017 will host the 2020 Sons of Liberty RC Bike Blessing. Registration starts at 10am and kickstands up for a motorcycle ride is at noon. The fee is $15 for one or $20 for a couple. The fee includes the ride, meal, and after-party.

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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Biker & Band Bash

05/29/2020 - 05/31/2020 - Monticello, New York

The Biker & Band Bash is a 3 day motorcycle event to benefit Veterans and First Responders with Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD). Some of the events include 3 days of live music, camping, pig roast, bike show, bike run, burn out box, bike games, beard contest, 50/50’s, raffles, vendors, and prizes. Also, there will be […]

Warrensburg Bike Rally

05/29/2020 - 06/07/2020 - Warrensburg, New York

The 2020 Warrensburg Motorcycle Rally will be the 20th annual event. It is held at the Warren County Fairgrounds, which is a little over a mile east of Route 9. The Adirondack Mountains have some great riding terrain and destinations: Lake Placid, Lake George, Blue Mountain Lake, and Tupper Lake. There will also be a […]

Americade Motorcycle Rally

06/02/2020 - 06/06/2020 - Lake George, New York

The 2020 Americade are June 2-6. There will be a pre-registration party on June 1st. This is a family-friendly, all-brand bike rally held in Lake George. The Americade rally is on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List. What’s going on at the Americade Motorcycle Rally? There are a huge number of things happening: block party, […]

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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 held to advocate the use of motorcycles not only for transportation, but to also show the public the utility […]

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Harley Rendezvous

06/25/2020 - 06/28/2020 - Pattersonville, New York

The 2020 Harley Rendezvous Rally will be the 42nd annual event. Each year the 175 acre Lookout Country Club in Western Schenectady County hosts the school biker rally. The Vous is also on the LightningCustoms.com’s Major Motorcycle Rallies List. Some of the Rendezvous rally’s attractions will include a multi-class bike show, live music, Great American […]

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Thousand Islands River Run

06/26/2020 - 06/28/2020 - Alexandria Bay, New York

The Thunder Islands 2020 will be the 14th annual motorcycle rally. The old school biker party will have live music all weekend long, bike show, poker run, tattoo contest, other contests, Miss Thousand Islands River Run, and vendors. River Run Hours: Friday – noon-10:30pm Saturday – 10:00am-10:30pm Sunday – 11:00am-6:00pm

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids in Utica

07/19/2020 - 07/19/2020 - Utica, New York

Ride with us to cure childhood brain cancer because no one should ever have to hear the words “Your child has a brain tumor.” Unfortunately, 13 families receive this news each day. More U.S. children die from brain tumors than any other disease. Your support of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids will […]

Toys for Tots in Ogdensburg

09/12/2020 - 09/12/2020 - Ogdensburg, New York

The Toys for Tots will run all along the St Lawrence River. The toy run will start at NIGS 11 and finish at NIGS 11. Also, there will be lots of food prizes and live band fun for all. Signups start at 9am and kickstands will go up at 11am.

Catskill Mountain Thunder Festival

09/16/2020 - 09/20/2020 - East Durham, New York

The 2020 Catskill Mountain Thunder Festival will be the 23rd annual motorcycle event. There is always great live music at the Catskill Thunder. Soon the 2020 band lineup for the 2020 Festival will be announced. In addition to the music there will be a bike show, kick-off party, contests, motorcycle rides in the Catskill Mountains, […]

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

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

Come out and ride for a cause in The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2020!! Specifically, the goal of this global charity event is to raise money for prostate cancer awareness and men’s mental health. Over 120,000 riders on classic and vintage motorcycles will ride in events across the world. Locations will include hundreds of cities around […]

Easyriders Bike Shows

01/01/2022 - 01/01/2022 - Agoura Hills, California

As you probably have heard the 2020 Easyriders Motorcycle Shows were CANCELED. To make matters worse the iconic Easyriders Magazine shut down in 2019. Subsequently this signaled an end of an era in biker-world. Here is some of what happened to Easyriders. First, both the motorcycle industry and rally-world have over the last decade have […]

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Easyriders Motorcycle Rodeo Tour

01/02/2022 - 01/02/2022 - Agoura Hills, California

There will be events billed as the Easyriders Motorcycle Rodeo Tour in 2020.  Although the company and events have fallen apart over the years and recently.  Furthermore, it is going to be hard to say that there is really much left of the Easyriders we’ve known for the last 50 years with so many changes.  […]

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