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

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!

Tap the Month for an up-to-date dropdown of the events.

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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
  • 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
    • 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
    • Milwaukee Madness – Zylstra Harley Davidson, Ames, Iowa
    • 4th Annual Lily’s Ride – Muscatine, Iowa

Week 4

  • July 17-21, 2024
    • Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally – Kentucky
  • July 21, 2024
    • 22nd Annual Benjamin Smiles Toy Run – C&C Cycles, Chariton, Iowa
  • 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!


    October 2024 Biker Events

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

    October Motorcycle Events Overview

    As the riding season winds down across Iowa, there’s still time to enjoy a few great events before winter sets in. Whether you’re looking to swap parts, celebrate with fellow riders, or enjoy a spooky celebration, October has some fantastic opportunities to keep the spirit of riding alive.

    Don’t miss out on these exciting events and make the most of the remaining riding days!

    Week 2

    • Oct 13, 2024
      • 40th Annual Fall Swap Meet – Monticello, Iowa

    Week 3

    • Oct 19, 2024
      • 620 Foundation 10 Year Gala – Metro HD, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Quick Reminder: While you’re enjoying these fantastic events, remember that unforeseen accidents happen all too often. If you or a fellow rider ever face an accident, trust The Biker Lawyers to protect your rights and help you get back on track. Contact us today for a free consultation!


    Week 4

    • Oct 25-26, 2024
      • Spooktacular Event Big Barn HD – Des Moines, Iowa

    Stay Safe and Ride On!

    We hope you enjoy these thrilling events. Ride safe and keep the rubber side down!


    Looking for a Bike Night in Iowa Near You?

    We’ve got you covered with our complete list of 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.

    With his continued help, 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!

    New Bike Night Navigation Feature: Click any of the links below for a map of the location!

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    Thursday

    Friday

    Saturday

    Sunday

    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!

    Have you been injured while riding? Contact us for a free consultation and learn how we can help protect your rights.

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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!