Motorcycle Events, Rallies, and Festivals in and around Iowa and Minnesota

2024 Motorcycle and Biker Events List Presented by The Biker Lawyers, PC Banner- a skull with a motorcycle helmet, goggles, and wings.

2024 List of Midwest Motorcycle Events, Rallies, and Festivals

We aim to provide the most up-to-date list of Biker events in the Midwest. If we missed something or you have an event you’d like us to include, please feel free to submit your request or suggestion.

HUGE SHOUTOUT & THANKS

Thanks to Vernon and our friends at Thunder Roads for helping us fill in the blanks!

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June 2024 Biker Events

June 2024 Motorcycle and Biker Events List Presented by The Biker Lawyers, PC Banner- a skull with a motorcycle helmet, goggles, and wings.

June Motorcycle Events Overview

Rev up your engines and mark your calendars, Midwest riders! June 2024 is packed with thrilling biker events that will get your adrenaline pumping. From heartwarming memorial rides and high-stakes poker runs to the iconic Anamosa Hill Climb and raucous summer parties, there’s something for every motorcycle enthusiast.

Whether you’re honoring our heroes in Des Moines or enjoying the scenic rides through Iowa’s beautiful landscapes, this month’s events promise unforgettable experiences and camaraderie. Don’t miss out—ride with us and make this June one to remember!

Week 1

  • June 1, 2024
    • Patti’s Riders 4 Thrivers Poker Run – Council Bluffs, Iowa
    • D18 Memorial Ride – New London, Iowa
    • D6 Honor Our Heroes Ride Iowa Veterans Home – Marshalltown, Iowa
    • Iron Warriors 17th Annual Support the Badge Ride – Des Moines, Iowa
    • Darcy’s Ride Metro HD – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    • Juice Ride 13 – East Dubuque, Illinois
    • D12 Pig Out Run Run and Rodeo – Numa, Iowa

Week 2

  • June 2, 2024
    • Shootout Saloon Sunday Funday – Dexter, Iowa
    • Anamosa Hill Climb⭐- Anamosa, Iowa
    • Blessing of the Bikes – Marshalltown, Iowa
    • Poker Run for Kailah Book ‘Em Dano’s – Denison, Iowa
    • 35th Annual D21 Blessing of the Bikes – Fulton, Illinois
  • Jun 7-8, 2024
    • Summer Open House Big Barn HD – Des Moines, Iowa
  • June 8, 2024
    • Clean, Fast, & Loud Tour, Road Rage Bikeworks – Avoca, Iowa
    • Chosen Few MC 55th Anniversary Party – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    • Sarak Mok Memorial Bike/Car Show – Johnston, Iowa
    • ABATE of Nebraska District 6, 5th Annual Motorcycle Rodeo – City Park, Missouri Valley, Iowa
    • Rock N Ride HD of Carroll – Carroll, Iowa
    • Ride for the Kids 9 – Sioux City, Iowa
    • Patriot River Fest & Poker Run – LeClaire, Iowa
    • 8th Annual Veterans Assistance Ride American Legion – Newton, Iowa
    • 12th Annual Chasin’ Tails Run Run – Nevada, Iowa
    • Summer Kick-Off Party & Bike Night – Charles City, Iowa
  • June 9, 2024
    • Ride to Iowa Firefighter Memorial – Coralville, Iowa
  • June 14-15, 2024
  •  June 15, 2024
    • Romper Room Fun Run⭐ – Earlville, Iowa
    • 5th Annual Motorcycle Rodeo – Branson, Missouri
    • Roar Into Harlan Fun Run – Harlan, Iowa
    • Father’s Day Event Big Barn Harley-Davidson – Des Moines, Iowa
    • Little Trojans Poker Run -Atlantic, Iowa
    • Car, Truck, & Bike Show – Alburnett, Iowa
    • Ride for Cathy – Blairstown, Iowa
    •  Harley’s Benefit Run – Pacific Junction, Iowa

Ride Safe with The Biker Lawyers

While you’re enjoying these amazing events, remember that accidents can happen. If you or a fellow rider are ever in a crash, trust The Biker Lawyers to protect your rights and help you get back on the road. Contact us today for a free consultation!


Weeks 3 & 4

  • Jun 21-22, 2024
    • Summer Event Big Barn HD – Des Moines, Iowa
  • June 22, 2024
    • 1st Annual Petty Ride – Jesup, Iowa
    • Summer Kick Off Party, Zylstra HD – Ames, Iowa
    • Running Over Lupus Ride Roland, Iowa
    • Eric Hosette Memorial Ride Clinton, Iowa
    • Central IA Veterans Fun Run – Polk City, Iowa
    •  All Wheels Poker Run – Danbury, Iowa

Week 5

  • June 22-23, 2024
    • Harleys In The Heartland Poker Run – Runnells, Iowa
  • June 23, 2024
  • June 29, 2024
    • 5th Annual Eagles Bug Run – Creston, Iowa
    • Scott’s Kicking Cancer’s Butt Ride – Perry, Iowa
    •  Adair/Adams CO Disaster Relief Benefit Ride

Stay Safe and Ride On!

Digital painting of many bikers on a benefit ride in Iowa

We hope you enjoy these badass events. Remember, The Biker Lawyers are always here for you. If you need any legal assistance following a motorcycle crash, reach out for a free consultation. Ride safe and keep the rubber side down!


July 2024 Biker Events

July 2024 Motorcycle and Biker Events List Presented by The Biker Lawyers, PC Banner- a skull with a motorcycle helmet, goggles, and wings.

July Motorcycle Events Overview

Get ready for an electrifying July, Midwest bikers! This month is packed with thrilling events that will keep your kickstands up, engines roaring, and your spirits high.

Kick off the month with the legendary ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally in Algona and the high-speed action at the Iowa HOGS Drags and Nostalgia Reunion. Celebrate Independence Day with fellow riders at the Good Guys Heartland National Show and join memorable rides like the 17th Annual Freeman Ride. As the month progresses, don’t miss the heartwarming benefit rides, the exhilarating British Biker Cooperative Rally, and the epic Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally.

With events spanning from Iowa to Wisconsin and Nebraska, July promises unforgettable adventures and camaraderie throughout the community.

Week 1

Week 2

  • July 12-13, 2024
    • 11th Annual Combat Vets Chapter 39-3 Benefit Ride/Cruise – Elkport, Iowa
  • July 14, 2024
    • 620 Foundation Rumble to Recovery Ride – Metro HD, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    •  Shelby County Trails Show & Shine – Panama, Iowa

Ride Safe with The Biker Lawyers

While you’re enjoying these amazing events, remember that accidents can happen. If you or a fellow rider are ever in a crash, trust The Biker Lawyers to protect your rights and help you get back on the road. Contact us today for a free consultation!


Week 3

  • July 19-21, 2024
    • 43rd Annual British Biker Cooperative Rally and Bike Show – Blue River, WI
  • July 20, 2024
    • 7th Annual Cruizin for a Cure Charity Ride, Metro Harley-Davidson – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    • 11th Annual Ride4time Poker Run – Across Central Iowa
    • Clean, Fast, & Loud Tour – Pleasant Hill, Iowa
    • ABATE of Iowa District 18 Hospice Ride – Burlington, Iowa
    • 11th Annual Ride 4 Time Annual Poker Run – Baxter, Iowa
    • Summer Celebration – Big Barn HD, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Kids Night – HD of Carroll, Iowa
    • 1st Annual Motorcycle Show and Shine – Shellsburg, Iowa
    • 8th Annual Ride For a Cause – Alta, Iowa
    •  Freedom Ride & Drive – Quasqueton, Iowa
    • Goozman’s Westside Annual Fun Run – Harlan, Iowa

Week 4

  • July 17-21, 2024
    • Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally – Kentucky
  • July 23, 2024
    • Dirty Biker Design RAGBRAI Bike Night – Winterset, Iowa
  • July 25-28, 2024
    • Omaha Bike Week – Ralston, NE
    • H-D Homecoming – Milwaukee, WI
  • July 27, 2024
    • 1st Annual Memorial Ride for Andy Wiese – Council Bluffs, Iowa
    • Pine Lake Festival Bike Show – Eldora, Iowa
    • Omaha Bike Week Poker Run – Pacific Junction, Iowa

    Stay Safe and Ride On!

    Image of a large group of motorcycles taken at the ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally

    We hope you enjoy these badass events. Remember, The Biker Lawyers are always here for you. If you need any legal assistance following a motorcycle crash, reach out for a free consultation. Ride safe and keep the rubber side down!


    August 2024 Biker Events


    August 2024 Motorcycle and Biker Events List Presented by The Biker Lawyers, PC Banner- a skull with a motorcycle helmet, goggles, and wings.

    August Motorcycle Events Overview

    Get ready for an unforgettable August, Riders! This month is packed with thrilling events that will keep you riding and celebrating all month long.

    Start with the AtlanticFest Bike and Car Show and the heartwarming 10th Annual Little Timmy Ride for Babies. Don’t miss the 20th Annual BTW Trike In in Kellogg and the high-octane Hell on Wheels #7 in Donnellson. As we ride through the month, join us for the 6th Annual Cancer Sucks Car, Truck, & Bike Show in Council Bluffs, and make a difference with Kyle’s Mile 10 Ride for Suicide Prevention in Cedar Rapids.

    The month wraps up with the legendary Redneck Revival in Conesville and the 53rd Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet in Davenport. August promises incredible rides, heartfelt causes, and endless fun across Iowa. So, gear up, hit the road, and let’s make this a month to remember!

    Week 1

    • Aug 2-11, 2024
      • Black Hills Motorcycle Rally – South Dakota

    Week 2

    • Aug 10, 2024
      • AtlanticFest Bike and Car Show – Atlantic, Iowa
      • 10th Annual Little Timmy Ride for Babies – Metro HD, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
      • 3rd Annual Lotus Benefit Ride – Fort Dodge, Iowa

    Week 3

    • Aug 16-18, 2024
      • 20th Annual BTW Trike In – Kellogg, Iowa
    • Aug 17, 2024
      • Hell on Wheels #7, Franklin Tap Inc. – Donnellson, Iowa
      • Support Our Veterans Ride – Livermore, Iowa
      •  All Wheels Poker Run – Ute, Iowa

    Ride Safe with The Biker Lawyers

    While you’re enjoying these amazing events, remember that accidents can happen. If you or a fellow rider are ever in a crash, trust The Biker Lawyers to protect your rights and help you get back on the road. Contact us today for a free consultation!


    Week 4

    • Aug 18, 2024
    • Aug 23-24, 2024
      • Charlotte Days Car & Motorcycle Show – Charlotte, Iowa
    • Aug 24, 2024
      • Kyle’s Mile 10 Ride for Suicide Prevention⭐ – Metro HD, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
      • 9th Annual Randy Hagle’s Sidetracked Memorial Ride – Creston, Iowa
      • 8th Annual Shayla Bee Fund Black Tie Black Leather Affair – West Okoboji, Iowa
      • 2nd Annual Sons of the American Legion Post 396 Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show – Bondurant, Iowa
      • 8th Annual Shayla Bee Fund Black Tie Black Leather Affair – West
        Okoboji, Iowa

    Week 5

    • Aug 28 – Sep 1, 2024
    • Aug 29-31, 2024
      • 53rd Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet – Davenport, Iowa
    • Aug 31 – Sept 1, 2024
      • Midway Tavern’s Annual Soldier Valley Poker Run, BBQ, Dance & Concert – Soldier, Iowa

    Stay Safe and Ride On!

    We hope you enjoy these badass events. Remember, The Biker Lawyers are always here for you. If you need any legal assistance following a motorcycle crash, reach out for a free consultation. Ride safe and keep the rubber side down!


    September 2024 Biker Events

    September 2024 Motorcycle and Biker Events List Presented by The Biker Lawyers, PC Banner- a skull with a motorcycle helmet, goggles, and wings.

    September Motorcycle Events Overview

    September is here, and it’s time to gas up those engines for a month filled with thrilling motorcycle events across the Midwest!

    Kick off with the ABATE of Minnesota State Rally and the Midway Tavern’s Annual Soldier Valley Power Run in Soldier, Iowa. As we move into the month, join the 13th Annual Warrior Ride in Preston and the legendary Anamosa Hill Climb. Don’t miss the excitement of the St Jude Rides for Kids and the Fall Event at Big Barn Harley-Davidson in Des Moines.

    Experience the adrenaline rush at the Mean Machine “Smalltown Throwdown” Burnout Contest in Elkhart and the Defiant Souls MC Old School Motorcycle Rodeo in Muscatine. The month culminates with the iconic Rumble in the Sand in Conesville and the festive Bike Night & BBQ Cook-Off in Stuart.

    With events spanning from Iowa to Arkansas and Missouri, September promises unforgettable rides, camaraderie, and community spirit. Get ready to hit the road and make this September an epic adventure!

    Week 1

    • Aug 30 – Sept 2, 2024
      • ABATE of Minnesota State Rally – Meeker County Fairgrounds, Litchfield, MN
    • Aug 31 – Sep 1, 2024
      • Midway Tavern’s Annual Soldier Valley Power Run, BBQ, Dance & Concert – Soldier, Iowa

    Week 2


    Ride Safe with The Biker Lawyers

    While you’re enjoying these amazing events, remember that accidents can happen. If you or a fellow rider are ever in a crash, trust The Biker Lawyers to protect your rights and help you get back on the road. Contact us today for a free consultation!


    Week 3

    • Sept 12 – 14, 2024
      • St Jude Rides for Kids – Des Moines, IA to Memphis, TN
    • Sep 13-14, 2024
      • Fall Event, Big Barn Harley-Davidson – Des Moines, Iowa
    • Sept 14, 2024
      • Mean Machine “Smalltown Throwdown” Burnout Contest & Stereo Battle – Elkhart, Iowa
      • Fall Hog Roast – Zylstra HD, Ames, Iowa
      • Defiant Souls MC Old School Motorcycle Rodeo – Muscatine, Iowa
    • Sep 15, 2024
    • Sep 18 – 21, 2024
      • Bikes, Blues, BBQ Motorcycle Rally – Rogers, AR
    • Sep 20 – 21, 2024
      • Rumble in the Sand – Conesville, Iowa
    • Sep 21, 2024

    Week 4

    • Sep 22, 2024
      • ABATE of Iowa District 18 Toys for Tots Ride – Burlington, Iowa
    • Sep 26 – 29, 2024
      • 40th Annual MRF Meeting of the Minds – St Louis, MO
    • Sep 28, 2024
      • Apple Fest Car and Bike Show – Woodbine, Iowa

    Stay Safe and Ride On!

    We hope you enjoy these badass events. Remember, The Biker Lawyers are always here for you. If you need any legal assistance following a motorcycle crash, reach out for a free consultation. Ride safe and keep the rubber side down!


    Riding under the Stars: Iowa Bike Nights and Dinner Rides

    Bike Nights and Dinner Rides Across Iowa in 2024

    There’s something magical about riding under the stars, the cool breeze against your face, the roar of the engine beneath you, and the camaraderie of fellow bikers around you. Bike Nights and Dinner Rides offer just that – an opportunity to enjoy the thrill of biking in a relaxed, social setting.

    In Iowa, we’re fortunate to have a vibrant biking community that hosts numerous Bike Nights and Dinner Rides throughout the week. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a newbie, these events offer a great way to meet like-minded individuals, share stories, and of course, enjoy some fantastic rides.

    As you may be aware, we work closely with the Biker Community across the Midwest and with our good friend Vernon at Thunder Roads to get the most up-to-date information. We’re all still working on the list for the 2024 riding season.

    That said, we’ve compiled an updated list of Bike Nights and Dinner Rides happening across Iowa in 2024. The list is broken down by the day of the week, making it easy for you to plan your riding week. So, gear up, rev your engines, and join us under the stars for some unforgettable nights of biking fun!

    Tuesday

    • Mom’s Maxwell (2nd & 4th Tuesday)

    Wednesday

    • Back Forty Bike Night at the Barn Des Moines (2nd Wed May, Jun, Jul, Sep)
    • Benolas Baxter
    • Cruise Night Britt (3rd Wed Jul-Sep)
    • Pete & Shorty’s Clarksville
    • Supper Rides Harley-Davidson of Carroll (2nd Wednesdays)
    • Dinner Rides Zylstra HD Ames

    Thursday

    • Edwards Bikes on the Hundred Block Council Bluffs (3rd Thursday)
    • Roar Into Harlan (3rd Thursdays)
    • Stumpy’s Bar & Grill Duncombe
    • Metro HD Cedar Rapids (2nd Thursday May-Sep)
    • East of Omaha Bike Night Griswold (1st Thurs May-Sep)
    • Screamin’ Eagle Waterloo (May-Jul)
    • Chommy’s Bar/Grill Eldon (3rd Thursday)
    • Thunder N2 Atlantic Bike Night Atlantic (2nd Thurs May-Oct)
    • Maggie’s Rumble Room Des Moines
    • Capt. Roys Vintage Bike Night Des Moines (1st Thurs)
    • Eddie’s Tavern Seargeant Bluff

    Friday

    • The Talk Shop Lounge St. Charles (Every Friday)
    • Kilroy’s Redfield (1st and 3rd Friday)
    • Cruze N’ to Corydon Bike Night (3rd Fri May-Aug)
    • Bondurant Bike Night at the Rails (4th Friday May-Sep)
    • Thunder Nites Newton (2nd Friday Jun-Aug)
    • Off Point Pub Davenport (Every Friday)
    • Burt’s Dog House Boxholm (Every Other Friday)
    • Wet Spot Runnells (Every Friday)
    • Mean Machine Cycles Elkhart (4th Friday May-Aug)
    • Tavern 36 Mitchellville (1st Friday)

    Saturday

    • Dirty Biker Design Winterset (2nd Sat May-Sep)
    • Happening’s Bar Steamboat Rock (3rd Sat Jun-Sep)
    • Sisters Place Carlisle (Jun 8th Only)
    • Ambro’s Roadhouse DeSoto (2nd Sat May – Oct)

    Sunday

    • Just 1 More Jamaica (Starting in May)

    Remember, always ride safely and respect the rules of the road. Enjoy the ride, and we hope to see you at one of these events soon!

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    If you have any local motorcycle events, bike nights, or rides you’d like us to support and let our community know about, please reach out. We’re all about community involvement!

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    Please note:
    None of the listed motorcycle events in Iowa (including Motorcycle Rallies in Minnesota and Biker Parties in Minnesota) are sponsored or hosted by The Biker Lawyers unless specified or otherwise indicated. Ride safe!