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

The VFW Post 1017 will host the 2020 Sons of Liberty RC Bike Blessing. Registration starts at 10am. Then kickstands is at noon go up for a motorcycle ride. Next, the fee is $15 for one or $20 for a couple. In addition, the fee includes the ride, meal, and Sons of Liberty Bike Blessing’s […]

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. Next, it is held at the Warren County Fairgrounds, which is a little over a mile east of Route 9. First, the Adirondack Mountains have some great riding terrain and destinations: Lake Placid, Lake George, Blue Mountain Lake, and Tupper Lake. Next, there will […]

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 2020 Thousand Islands River Run will be the 14th annual motorcycle rally. Next, this old school biker party will have live music all weekend long. In addition, the River Run will have a bike show, poker run, tattoo contest, other contests, Miss Thousand Islands River Run, and vendors. Finally, Here Are the Thousand Island […]

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 […]

The Frankie Towkar Appice Memorial Run

07/26/2020 - 07/26/2020 - Staten Island, New York

The 16th Annual Frankie “Towkar” Appice Memorial Run and Event date is July 26th, 2020. First, registration starts at 8:30am and the fee is a $20 donation per bike. A passenger is an extra $10. Also included in the fee is a ride pin, breakfast, and admission into the after-party. Then at 11am the Memorial […]

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 for the Toys for Tots in Ogdensburg starts at 9am and kickstands will go up […]

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!! In particular, the goal of this global charity ride is to raise money for prostate cancer awareness and men’s mental health. Next, over 120,000 riders on classic and vintage motorcycles will ride in Distinguished Gentleman events across the world. Furthermore, there will […]

Easyriders Bike Shows

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

As you have most likely heard, the 2020 Easyriders Motorcycle Shows were CANCELED. Even worse, in 2019 the iconic Easyriders Magazine shut down. Subsequently an era in the biker-world is over. Here is some of what happened to Easyriders. First, over the last decade both the motorcycle industry and the rally-world have declined. Unfortunately the […]

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Easyriders Rodeo Tour

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

In 2020 there will be events using the Easyriders Rodeo Tour name. Included in 2020 are the Fowlerville, Bloomsburg, and Chillicothe Easy Riders Rodeo Tour. However the Rodeos might not be at all what you think … not at all. In particular, Easyriders and their events fallen apart over the years. Additionally, there have been […]

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