Top 5 Premier Biker Events in Iowa You Can’t Miss!

Top 5 Premier Biker Events in Iowa You Can’t Miss!

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In Iowa, we Bikers cram a lot of motorcycle events into our summer. Which are the best? If you’ve been looking for the top biker events in Iowa in 2023, you’ve come to the right place! Iowa is an exciting state for biking enthusiasts, though the weather does limit the riding season. Since everyone has unique expectations about these events and what makes them amazing, everyone has their opinions. Here are ours! Image of a motorcycle on a drag strip with blue and pink smoke from the Redneck Revival Rally, a top biker event in Iowa

5. Redneck Revival Rally in Conesville, Iowa (May 25-28, 2023)

The official biking season in Iowa kicks off with the Redneck Revival Rally. It takes place over the Memorial Day weekend in a private campground just south of Conesville, Iowa. This rally is a great destination for bikers, with features including:

  • Private property venue, meaning fewer rules and restrictions
  • A Beer Barn, live music stage, and biker games throughout the day
  • Food and drink vendors
  • Drag races at the adjacent race strip
  • On-site camping and parking facilities


4. Anamosa Hill Climb in Anamosa, Iowa (June 4, 2023)

Image of two motorcycles racing up the Anamosa hill climb- a top biker event in Iowa

Next on the calendar is the Hill Climb event near Anamosa, Iowa. Despite its seemingly simplistic concept, the steep hill or ‘cliff’ provides an intriguing and entertaining spectacle. Other features of this event include:

  • Variety of vendors, offering food, drinks, and other items of interest to bikers
  • Family-friendly atmosphere, making it one of the few biker events suitable for children
  • Alternate rain date, ensuring the event happens despite weather conditions
  • Two iterations annually, with the next one in September


3. Romper Room Rally in Earlville, Iowa (June 14-18, 2023)

Image of hundreds of motorcycles at the Romper Room Rally and Run in Earlville, Iowa

The Romper Room Rally in Eastern Iowa is another highlight. Taking place at the Earlville Speedway off of Highway 20, this multi-day event also includes:

  • The largest single-day ride in the state
  • Limited vendors, but essentials are available
  • Proximity to gas stations and restaurants
  • RV Campground and tent camping facilities


2. ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally in Algona, Iowa (June 29 – July 1, 2023)

Multiple images from the ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally in Algona Iowa, THE premier biker event in Iowa

Considered the premier motorcycle rally of the season, the ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally is a must-attend event. Held on private property, it stands out due to:

  • National music acts and a Beer Barn
  • A wide range of activities throughout the day
  • The impressive size of the event, with over 5,000 attendees and 22 acres of parking
  • Volunteer-driven organization and free tickets for those who contribute a certain amount of volunteer hours


1. Conesville Redneck Revival (Part 2) and ABATE of Minnesota Rally

The second Conesville Redneck Revival rally, which takes place on Labor Day weekend, rounds out the season in Iowa. Simultaneously, the ABATE of Minnesota Rally in Litchfield, Minnesota, offers a crisp fall feel to a biker rally. In conclusion, Iowa and its neighboring states offer a series of exciting events for bikers throughout the summer. Whether you are a local or visiting, these events offer a guaranteed-to-be-unforgettable time full of camaraderie, entertainment, and parties the likes of which can only be found in the Biker Community!

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2023 ABATE University: An In-Depth Look at ABATE of Minnesota’s Annual Event

2023 ABATE University: An In-Depth Look at ABATE of Minnesota’s Annual Event

2023 ABATE University: An In-Depth Look at ABATE of Minnesota’s Annual Event

Posted on April 5, 2023 at 11:45 AM by The Biker Lawyers

Rev Up Your Engine: ABATE of Minnesota’s Unforgettable Biker Event

Hey there, fellow road warriors! Are you ready to kick your motorcycle skills up a notch and have a blast while doing it?

Look no further – ABATE University, hosted by ABATE of Minnesota, is the ultimate biker event you won’t want to miss. Every year, this two-day extravaganza serves up a roaring good time, combining education, entertainment, and camaraderie.

2023 ABATE U: Gearing Up for a Wild Ride

Get ready for an action-packed weekend filled with seminars, workshops, and discussions on all things motorcycles. We’re talking about understanding state and federal laws, things all bikers must know about insurance, mastering bike safety and maintenance, and becoming a well-informed, active member of our biker community.

But wait, there’s more! The event is packed with games, auctions, and raffles to keep the adrenaline pumping.

Mark your calendars for April 14-16, 2023!

Where: Holiday Inn, Alexandria, MN

Call for Reservations: (320) 763-6577

Workshops and Classes: Bikers’ School of Rock

At ABATE University, you’ll find a wide range of classes and workshops designed to sharpen your riding skills and safety know-how. Our experts will cover everything from defensive riding to motorcycle law. It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie or a seasoned rider – we’ve got something for everyone.

Party Hard, Learn Harder: ABATE University’s Wild Side

Sure, we’re all about learning, but what’s a biker event without some good ol’ fashioned fun?

ABATE University delivers on that front with an array of games, auctions, and raffles throughout the weekend. Get ready for auctions with killer riding gear and collectibles, and raffles featuring a 2022 Indian Motorcycle as the top prize and over $30,000 in cash prizes (see below for details)!

Family-Friendly Biker Bash: Bring the Whole Crew

Minnesota’s ABATE University is an all-ages affair, so bring the whole family along for the ride. We’ve got a variety of activities and educational opportunities suitable for everyone, from the littlest riders to the most experienced bikers. Parents and guardians will also appreciate the seminars and discussions on motorcycle-related topics.

2023 ABATE U Schedule

  • Friday, April 14
    • Meet & Greet Scavenger Hunt
    • Gambling Meeting
    • Pre-Board Meeting
    • State Rally Meeting
  • Saturday, April 15
    • Officer Training
    • Board of Directors Meeting
    • Internet Security
    • Crash: Legal Do’s and Don’ts
    • Your Rights: Search and Seizure
    • Stop the Bleed
    • Live Auction
    • 2022 Indian Motorcycle Raffle Drawing
    • ABATE U Triathlon- New for 2023!
  • Sunday, April 16
    • First Aid/CPR Certification
    • Gun Carry Permit

Revving Up for ABATE of Minnesota

ABATE stands for American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education. We’re a nonprofit organization on a mission of preserving motorcyclist rights, promoting motorcycle safety, and encouraging responsible riding. ABATE University is our way of helping fellow bikers stay safe, knowledgeable, and ready to conquer the open road.

So, gear up and join us at the ultimate biker event – ABATE University! It’s time to learn, party, and celebrate the motorcycle life with your fellow riders.

2023 ABATE of Minnesota University Raffle Information

  • 5 Prizes, $100 per ticket
  • (License No. 03470)
  • Winner is responsible for taxes and title fees.
  • Winner does not need to be present to win.
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