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Event Details

Muskegon Bike Time is an annual celebration of motorcycles and community the third weekend of July.

Muskegon Welcomes Motorcycle Enthusiasts For Rides, Rallies and Rock & Roll.

Now in its 18th year, Muskegon Bike Time will be welcoming motorcyclists and the general public to downtown Muskegon and the lakeshore to celebrate those who love to ride and those who love to just watch the phenomenon that descends on Muskegon annually the third weekend in July.

This year’s dates will be July 17th through the 21st, 2024.

The event attracts tens of thousands of people to downtown Muskegon including motorcycle enthusiasts from all around the country, as well as casual observers from all over Michigan, who visit Muskegon to experience the spectacular bikes, live music, shopping, a wide variety of food options, bike shows, contests and competitions.

The area also provides a variety of other must see sites that appeal to every taste, including expansive beaches, WWII ships, historic homes, beautiful parks and museums of all kinds – right in the center of all the action.

“Muskegon Bike Time offers motorcycle riders beautiful scenic rides
along the shores of Lake Michigan and as well as winding roads through picturesque forests and interesting small towns, said Tim Lipan, spokesperson for Muskegon Bike Time. “In addition to providing an economic boon to the area, attendees are treated to exciting attractions, entertainment, food and shopping.”

SCHEDULED EVENTS

With activities and events occurring in the downtown Muskegon area and throughout the county, the focal point of Bike Time activities will be at the Hot Rod Harley Davidson property in downtown Muskegon. Activities include:

BIKE TIME CONCERTS

All concerts are free and presented by Little River Casino & Resort on the main stage.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2024

5:00pm – 7:30pm: VELVET MUSHROOM SYNDICATE – Stinging 70’s & 80’s Psychedelic Funk. This band is fun and dangerous. Every show is an adventure!

8:00pm – 10:00pm: SOUL SYNDICATE – an Award-Winning R&B, Funk, Soul and Horn Band that provides a party and entertainment experience you won’t forget.

THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2024.

5:00pm – 7:30pm: ID10T5 – known for their energetic and versatile performances. They cover a great mix of genres, primarily focusing on a rock vibe, and are known for their engaging live shows and entertainment.

8:00pm – 11:00pm: JEDI MIND TRIP – Combines excellent vocals and great musicians for an awesome night of rock & roll music. Entertaining Michigan audiences and beyond for more than 27 years Jedi Mind Trip plays the music that moves you. Songs from 70s,80s,90s – Journey to Bon Jovi, Johnny Cash to Neil Diamond, Blink 182 to Blondie.

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2024

3:00pm – 4:30pm: THE ILLUSTRATED – Is an original alternative/rock band based in Atlanta, Ga. Their music stems from a variety of different influences including Kings of Leon, Matchbox Twenty, The Cure, and many more. Their energetic live show is engaging and full of upbeat tracks laced in with the occasional heart-felt ballad.

5:00pm – 6:00pm: JIFF & THE CHOOSY MOTHERS – This reunion show of one of West Michigan’s favorite bands in the late 90’s through early 2000’s. The music changes gears from rock, pop punk, ska, reggae, and funk, to rap metal with catchy hooks and smart lyrics fits alongside alternative rock bands such as Green Day, Sublime, Smashmouth, Beck, and Rage Against the Machine.

6:30pm – 8:30pm: TOXXIC – A Biker favorite, Toxxic plays rock music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and Today! From AC/DC, Kidd Rock, & Theory of a Deadman…..If it Rocks They’re playing it.

9:00pm – 11:00pm: LET THERE BE ROCK – The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute Band Experience. “Let There Be Rock” emulates the pure essence, power, and electricity of what an AC/DC show is all about.

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2024

1:00pm – 2:30pm: WHISKEY REBELS -. The Whiskey Rebels have been rocking the Midwest for over a decade. Bringing high energy, rockin’ country music to fans all over.

5:30pm – 7:30pm: BIG CADILLAC – A biker bar staple, Big Cadillac covers all the classic rock, country and blues hits from 5 decades (1960’s to Present).

8pm – 11pm: KATMANDU – BOB SEGER TRIBUTE BAND – KatMandu, is the Midwest’s premier Bob Seger Tribute Band, performing the greatest classic rock hits from one of this generation’s finest songwriters. From “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” to today you’ll hear Bob’s music just the way you remember it!

EVENTS

Bike Time provides all forms of attractions and contests including:

• HARLEY-DAVIDSON DEMO TRUCK

Take a spin on a new 2024 Motorcycle when the Harley-Davidson Demo Truck visits Muskegon Bike Time. There will be 17 models of bikes to choose from including a Trike. Riders will be able to test ride any model they wish at their leisure and on their own. A valid driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement and proper riding attire is required. Friday and Saturday 9am – 4pm.

• WEST MICHIGAN ARM WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Think you have what it takes? Join the 2024 West Michigan Arm Wrestling Championships. Saturday, July 20, 2024. Weigh-ins and registrations from 10am to 12pm. Competition begins at 1pm. Open to all.

• MISS BIKE TIME BIKINI CONTEST

Hey ladies, here’s your chance to show off that new bikini. $1,000 cash prize. Winner take all. Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 3:00pm – 4:00 pm. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.

• DAD BOD CONTEST

Hey Guys. We know you got it going on. Strut your stuff after the Bikini Contest for a chance at $250 cash. Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

• HOT BABE BIKE WASH

Get that road dust off your ride at our Hot Babe Bike Wash Station on Friday and Saturday at Hot Rod Harley Davidson.

• CORN HOLE SHOOTOUT COMPETITION

Bikes & Bags Cornhole Tournament with cash prizes. Anyone can play. Anyone can win. Friday, July 19, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 9:00pm at Hot Rod Harley Davidson.

• TATTOO CONTEST

A Tattoo Contest like no other – offering prizes for both those exhibiting their ink and the artists who did the work! Additionally, the contests feature an interactive format that allows folks to see the work being showcased up-close. Participants and guests get to vote on their favorite work and possibly interact a little – allowing a much more fun and informal event.

• MUSKEGON BIKE TIME DART CHALLENGE

Calling all dart throwers! Win prizes and show off your skills at the Bike Time DART Challenge. Two sessions will be held Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 4pm – 8pm. Prizes awarded each night.

RIDES

Experience a variety of scenic rides along the beautiful West Michigan shoreline with stunning views of Lake Michigan, pristine rivers, and massive sand dunes, as well as winding roads through picturesque forests and interesting small towns.

• Patriot Ride – Take a scenic ride of the area with over 200 of your closest friends. Ride is generally 1.5 hours long. A $10 donation per person supports a local charity. Sunday, July 21, 2024. Registration starts at 10am. Kickstands up at 11am.

• 7 Lakes Northern Ride – scenic ride showcasing 7 different lakes and many interesting small towns in West Michigan.

• Hot Rod Harley & Downtown – leaving Hot Rod Harley Davidson in downtown Muskegon, cruise the strip of Western Avenue, which is open to motorcycle traffic only, which includes beer tents, brewery’s, restaurants, vendors and other activities.

• Pere Marquette Beach – visit one of the most beautiful sugar sand beaches in the country right on Lake Michigan.

• Lake Shore Drive Southern Ride – this ride takes you along the Lakeshore to resort town of Grand Haven and the Dutch village of Holland and several lakes and rivers.

CAMPING AND LODGING

Camp in the middle of the party at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson during Muskegon Bike Time. RV and tent spaces available. A variety of other lodging options are available including, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, Airbnb, beach cottages and boutique hotels.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

A variety of food options will be available from several food trucks including Hamburger Mikey’s and Big Red’s BBQ. Enjoy ice cold Budweiser products and local craft brews.

BIKE TIME MERCHANDISE

Official Bike Time merchandise will be available.

MERCHANDISE VENDORS

A variety of vendors will be on site including Leather Goods, LED Lighting for Motorcycles, Eyewear, Motorcycle Audio Equipment and Jewelry.

HOT ROD HARLEY DAVIDSON

Most activities occur in and around the Hot Rod Harley Davidson dealership in downtown Muskegon. A visit to one of the premier Harley dealerships is a must!

Time

july 17 (Wednesday) - 21 (Sunday)

Location

Hot Rod Harley-Davidson

149 Shoreline Dr, Muskegon, MI 49440

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