California Motorcycle Events Calendar – September 2016


Motorcycle Events Calendar



Kingman, AZ* Mild Hawgs 3 Rally. A four day motorcycle camping trip to Hualapai Mountain, just outside of Kingman, AZ hosted by Biker Atlas. We will have campfires, cookouts, area rides including Route 66 eastbound and westbound, and more… The main campground will be Hualapai Mountain Park, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Rd, Kingman, AZ 86401. For more info on the campground, and to reserve your spot, visit


Oakdale, CA – Top Hatters MC Poker Run. Saturday, September 3, 2016, Top Hatters MC Central Valley presents our annual Poker Run. This run consists of 5 stops; starting and ending at our clubhouse. Live DJs and Raffles $20 entry fee includes BBQ lunch all riders welcome Sign in 9-11AM Contact Marty for details 209-597-0312


AZUSA, CA* LAIDLAW’S H-D BIKE NIGHT at CALIFORNIA GRILL EXPRESS- 6-9 pm. Come on down for Bike Night! With contests, bike games, music, and excellent food from the California Grill. Get there earlier so you get a chance to eat then participate in the fun!   353 East Foothill Boulevard
Azusa, CA 91702  More info:  626-851-0412

BALDWIN PARK, CA* FOOD TRUCK SATURDAYS at LAIDLAW’S HARLEY-DAVIDSON- 11:30 am -2:30 pm on 2nd Saturday each month. Stop by on your ride and join us for some great food. 1919 Puente Ave., Baldwin Park.  626-851-0412 SEE AD

Hesperia, CA. 3rd Annual OLD BASTARDS MC Taco Roast. Benefiting the Elks Lodge! Bike games, live music, cheap beer, and raffles! VENDOR space still available – totally free! Contact Chipper Email

Tucson, AZ. 9th Annual 9-11 Memorial Run. Presented by American Legion Riders. Benefits 9 / 11 Memorial Fund. Begins at Old Pueblo Harley Davidson of Tucson at 10 am. Stops along the route will include American Legion Post in the Tucson and Green Valley Metro areas. Old Pueblo Harley Davidson 7503 E 22nd St. Tucson, AZ (520) 452-3096

MESA, AZ* PARTY ON THE PATIODESERT WIND HARLEY-DAVIDSON 11 am – 2:30 pm. – Hosted by the Howlers– complimentary food – Live Music by the Hoodoocasters! 922 S. Country Club Dr. 480-894-0404

SAN DIEGO, CA* SAN DIEGO RIDE FOR LIFE- SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY- Reg. starts 8 am 5555 Kearny Villa Rd., KSU 9 AM, Ride ends at 4645 Morena Blvd.  Comedy Showcase 2-4 pm with Comedian Patrick DeGuire & 8 more. 1 pm open for Lunch, Opportunity drawing, beer garden, & More! Ride Reg., Lunch & Comedy Showcase, $25/Passenger $10; Comedy Showcase & Lunch w/Poker Hand $25;  Comedy Showcase & Lunch only, $10. Proceeds benefit Suicide prevention education & support programs of SOSL.  Register at or More info at: 858-616-6999.

Ventura, CA, 2nd Annual 9/11 Remembrance Event. The Garage Bar Raffles, 50/50 Live Music, Pizza and Drink Specials Hosted: West Coast Deviant Dames, RC Contact Suzi Email


9-11 PATRIOT RIDE! REMEMBERING THE 343 members of the FDNY. Ride hosted by Men of Fire MC. Starts at HB H-D, 10 AM-1 PM. Departs 1 PM for Original Mike’s in Santa Ana. If you miss the ride, please join us at 2 PM at Original Mikes, 100 S. Main St., 92701. Live music by The Freightshakers. ALL Riders Welcomed! SEE AD!


COTTONWOOD, AZ – THUNDER VALLEY RALLY Presented by LAW TIGERS featuring FOG HAT & MOLLY HATCHET – Old Town Cottonwood, Rockin since 1885- Free Shuttles, $10 Bike Weekend Pass, Camping, Miss TVR Pin Up Contest, Swap Meet, Bootlegging Poker Run, Scenic Rides, Biker Games

BALDWIN PARK, CA* DEMO DAYS/OPEN HOUSE AT LAIDLAW’S HARLEY-DAVIDSON– 10am-4pm- Come ride a new 2017 Harley-Davidson for FREE! The factory fleet will be here with 18 models. The San Gabriel Valley HOG Chapter will be here.  Lots of vendors, food, music, and raffle prizes.  Saturday live music by Harley and the Pirates! Be the first in Southern California to go on a Demo Ride on a new Harley!! 1919 Puente Ave., Baldwin Park.  626-851-0412 SEE AD


Fresno, CA – 2nd Annual Ruff Rock Concert. Harley-Davidson of Fresno will be hosting a charity concert event on behalf of Fresno Bully Rescue. This Ruff Rock concert will be during the day with live performances from local bands. Interviews with young adults and families about having fun and supporting a great charity.  Harley-Davidson of Fresno 4345 West Shaw Avenue Fresno, CA 93722 Email

Overgaard, AZ – 10th Anniversary-Freedom Gathering. Presented by Arizona Post 86 American Legion Riders (During Oktoberfest): A celebration and tribute to veterans. All proceeds go to American Legion and veterans programs. Donating registrants will be elligable for Pappy’s Run lunch, “Freedom is not Free” patch, “Pappy’s Run” rocker and entry into Oktoberfest.”Pappy’s Run” is scheduled for KSU at 10:00 AM.There will be vendors, music and food available at Oktoberfest. Post 86 will have evening activities such as Karaoke or a band. Contact Sporty Jim Email

Point Mugu / Marina Del Rey, CA – Coast Highway Cruise. This is an awesome one-of-a-kind event where Harley-Davidson, Hot Rod, Classic Car, Truck, Low Rider, Exotic car and other enthusiasts enjoy a scenic ride together traveling 40+miles on southbound Pacific Coast Highway from Point Mugu to Marina del Rey.  The event benefits YOUTH IN PUBLIC SERVICE, a 501(c)3 charitable organization and is tax-deductible. This is an individual, family and club friendly event – DON’T GET LEFT BEHIND! Email

September 17th Sierra Vista, AZ 10th Annual POW/MIA Memorial Run Presented by VFW Riders Sky Islands Chapter. Benefits Chaplains Food Back, Ft Huachuca and local DAV chapter. Registration @ Veterans Memorial Cemetery From 10 – 11am. 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail Sierra Vista, AZ (520) 220-0617


RENO, NV*  STREET VIBRATIONS FALL RALLY –Downtown Reno, Lake Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City, and Chester’s Reno H-D.  Concerts/Bands playing many locations, Tattoo Expo, Slow Bike Races, America’s Finest Custom Bike Builder’s Open Competition, Poker Runs, Scavenger Hunts, Vendors, 15+ Factory rigs,  Food vendors, HOG TOWN Bar.  Registered participants get many BENEFITS incl. 5 days Parking, Shirt, Ride Pin, entry to poker runs, scavenger hunts, slow races, ride in shows, VIP Party & more. More info: Visit or call 775-329-7469 SEE AD


SCOTTSDALE, AZ* LADIES’ NIGHT AT DIRTY DOGG SALOON- 10409 N. Scottsdale Rd. 480-368-8095  More info contact


HARBOR CITY, CA  CALIFORNIA HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIKE NIGHT 5pm-9pm Bike Show, Live Music, Raffles & More, Food & Drinks, 1517 PCH Harbor City, CA 90710 Call (310) 539-3366   SEE AD

KINGMAN, AZ* MOTORCYCLE CANNONBALL at Mother Road Harley-Davidson. Come out to witness nearly eight-dozen 100-year-old motorcycles roll into our parking lot for the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball Run! See the bikes and meet the riders who are traveling cross-country on these genuine antiques as they arrive 11- 11:30 AM…and bring a camera!  For more info on the Motorcycle Cannonball Run, and to learn the stories of the bikes and their riders, visit  2501 Beverly Ave.  More info: (888) 400-7159 or   SEE AD


Fullerton, CA. Los Angeles Harley-Davidson’s 2017 Model Year Open House 12 noon – Free BBQ, drinks, and ice cream from 12-2pm. New Bike Preview, end of season motor clothes sale up to 75% off and spin the wheel for prizes. Los Angeles Harley-Davidson of Anaheim 2635 Orangethorpe Ave Fullerton, CA 92833 Contact John Tracey Email


APACHE JUNCTION, AZ – SUPERSTITION HARLEY-DAVIDSON 2017 MODEL YEAR OPEN HOUSE – Don’t wait for the Demo Truck to test ride the new 2017 models.  Test Rides Available Daily!  New Models Arrive Sept 1st. Not in for a preview 2910 W. Apache Trail Apache Junction, AZ 85120 480-346-0600  SEE AD


LAS VEGAS, NV – 16th ANNUAL LAS VEGAS BIKEFEST – Downtown Las Vegas on Fremont East – 4 Motorcycle giveaways, Over 100,000 in Cash & Prizes, Poker Walks, Bike Shows, Big Parties every night in Rally Central, Free Beer, $10,000 Poker Run, Globe of Death, Artistry in Iron and the Quick Throttle Bike Show. Use promo code LVBF77 to save money.  SEE AD


LAS VEGAS, NV – 16th ANNUAL LV BIKEFEST QUICK THROTTLE MAGAZINE BIKE SHOW- Downtown LV on Freemont East.  8 Classes Trophies with  “Trophies for Best in Show” &  “People’s Choice” Registration 2:30pm – 6pm Awards 7:30pm  – Guest Celebrity Judge and more. Call 949-328-3157 for more info SEE AD




LAS VEGAS, NV* BIKEFEST POKER RUN STARTS at ATOMIC MOTORS  Atomic Motors is the STARTING POINT for the Las Vegas BikeFest Poker Run on Saturday! -Come Join Us for Refreshments & Snacks and check out Steven Tyler’s awesome Dirico Motorcycles!   704 W. Sunset Rd., Suite B1, Henderson, NV 89011 702-826-3811


Visalia, CA. Lost Girls MC Breast Cancer Ride. Ride Benefits: The Lost Girls fund with Kaweah Delta Hospital When: Sunday, October 2, 2016 registration at 8-9:45am. Rides begin at 10am. Where: Starts at the Kaweah Delta Breast Imaging Center, 4949 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia CA 93277 Cost: $25 per person and that includes lunch ticket and a raffle ticket. Extra lunch tickets $10. Grand Prize, auction, and many raffle prizes Contact Sondra “Sunny” Bergen Email


ALPINE, CA* 12th ANNUAL BIKETOBEER FEST– Saddletramps MC yearly campout event benefiting East San Diego County Boys & Girls Clubs. VENUE IS TBA AS OF PRESS TIME.   $25/person/night- $20 Sat. “Day Pass”- no hookups. Camping check-in 2 PM Fri. Biker Games, Food, Prizes, Live Music, Fun! On Stage: Fri.- Sickstring Outlaws; Sat.- Showdown.  More info: Coyote 619-571-8764 or FB at

MESA, AZ* DESERT WIND HARLEY-DAVIDSON GRAND OPENING-  Live Music, Vendors, Fun! Friday Live Music by Rob West- Sunday Live Music by Whiskey Dogz. Friday & Sunday Complimentary Food at the Cook Shack hosted by B.A.C.A. Saturday Live Music, Headliner Band TBA- with Food, Vendors, Drawings & More!  922 S. Country Club Dr. 480-894-0404 SEE AD


CALABASAS, CA – SOCAL BURN RIDE  – Join us on National Motorcycle Ride Day for Burn Ride 3. Join hundreds of motorcyclists for a worthy cause as we carve some 80 miles of pavement throughout our very own Santa Monica Mountains and Rumble down our scenic coastline on a poker run to benefit burn survivors.  Having been through the tragic experience of being burned as well dealing with emotional, physical, and financial difficulties the proceeds from this ride will go to help support the burn survivor and his/her recoveries. Join us for the ride…stay for the after party, where there will be  raffles, prizes, vendors, food and drink specials, and live music from Which Ones Pink? to register or to simply donate click on the link  SEE AD

Desert Hot Springs, CA. VNVLVMC “W” Chapter 2nd Annual Purple Heart Run. VNVLVMC “W” Chapter California 2nd Annual Purple Heart Run, Start Time 11:00, VFW Post 1534, 1 Club House Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241, 10.00 per person at the gate. Contact Runner Email

Sacramento, CA – Fryed Brothers Band at Swabbies Grill & Pub. Join the band in concert at Swabbies on the river at 5871 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA. 95837. 916-920-8088. Cost: $10. Time: 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Great Music, food and drinks. Plenty of shade, seating and motorcycle parking. Contact Barb Fryed Email


October 13 – October 15 2016 Arizona State HOG Rally Sierra Vista AZ*  There will be Music, Vendors, Activities, Multiple choices in Lodging, Restaurants and more! For more details on a list of Scheduled Activities, Registration details, Directions, Lodging Information, Common FAQ’s and more, please visit


Redding, CA – Big Bike Weekend – Ride for a Cause, benefitting ONE SAFE PLACE, Starts at 9a Fri and ends on Sunday (Oct 14-16).  Location: Win-River Resort & Casino, 2100 Redding Rancheria Road, Redding, CA Costs: $15-$60 Fri – Remembrance Ride, Dinner/Dance Sat – Poker Run chance to win $10,000 Sun – Bike Show Contact Email


MESA, AZ* ED MILLER MEMORIAL RIDE 3rd Annual– Benefiting The Alphazonies- an AZ support group for those who have Alpha 1 – antitrypsin deficiency & their families.  $20 solo/$40 couple. Your ticket includes breakfast, lunch, games along the way, ride pin & much more! Starting at Desert Wind Harley-Davidson.  Register 9-11 am with breakfast.  Last Bike into the Tilted Kilt at 2pm where we will enjoy the games on TV, raffle, lunch  & much more! Wear your favorite Team Jersey or related outfit!  This is a Football Themed Day! Costume contest for “Biggest Fan.”  Thank you to our sponsors Desert Winds H-D, The Dirty Dogg Saloon, Renegade Classics and the Tilted Kilt! PRE-REGISTRATION Party on Saturday Sept.10th at Desert Wind H-D in Mesa 12-3pm at their Party on the Patio or- Contact Amy Rose Rey  Email  922 S. Country Club Dr. 480-894-0404 More info/to Register go to:

Apple Valley, CA. Jim Rose 5th Annual Memorial/Corset Poker Run.. 9am Sign Ups At the Cadillac Ranch Saloon, KSU at 10am, 22589 Hwy 18 Apple Valley, Ca. 92307… Pat Rose.. 619-540-2075, Ride around the beautiful High Desert plus weather is perfect in Oct…$20.FOR RIDER.. $15 FOR COPILOT INCLUDES bbq LUNCH. Raffles, Auctions, Raising Funds to help those that need Food, Clothing, Gas Money to Drive to Chemo… Along with Bella Rose Boutique we can help those that need help…Contact Pat Rose

Phoenix, AZ. 2016 Ride For Life AZ 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson 13850 N Cave Creek Rd Phoenix, AZ 85022 On Sunday, October 16th, riders and passengers will meet at the Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson Phoenix Dealership at 10 am and then ride to 4 other locations and ending at Cave Creek’s 17th annual Biketoberfest! Details and pricing on the website: Contact Rachel Stern


SAN DIEGO, CA to BAJA Ca, Mexico* FRANK’S TAMALE RUN-  A fun adventurous ride through Rosarito Beach down the Baja Coast to San Antonio de las Minas, Home of the El Sauzal Children’s Orphanage (ride beneficiary). In the beautiful Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s Wine Country!  First 100 Registered receive Ride & T-shirt for $40 (vs. $55). More info/to Register Contact Frank 858-583-2695 or or visit  Ride begins at San Diego Harley-Davidson- 4645 Morena Blvd. San Diego.  SEE AD!


Winkleman, AZ. Riot on the River. All types of Vendors, Bike Games, 50/50 drawing, raffle tickets, and many prizes to be won with them. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings. Food, Beer and Mixed Drinks available. (No Glass Bottles) This is an ADULT ONLY Event. Come with your Camper, RV or Tent. Take advantage of the nice park facilities, and the Gila River at the edge of the park known as “ Winkelman Flats”. Take the 60 (Superstition Frwy) to Superior and head East on Hwy 177. Go until it ends at Hwy 77. Go straight across. For more information visit


Anaheim, CA.10th Annual Original Downed Biker Rally. Benefits downed bikers (Could be you or your friend!) Smokin’ live music, great food all included, tons of vendors, prize drawings, Suggested donation, $15, passenger only $10. 10 am to 4 pm. Event is held at: The Cornerstone, 4905 E. La Palma Ave, Anaheim, Ca.(Between Lakeview and Imperial off the 91) All bikes, all patches welcome! vendor contacts, Earlene. 714-926-5268 or Glenda, 562-762-8158 Contact Pastor Tom Longbrake Email

Laughlin, NV. Legion Riders Post 60 Spooktacular Poker Run. Legion Riders poker run! Sat. Oct. 22nd starts at 9am last bike in by 4pm. lots of door prizes, band, food included at end of ride. Benefiting local veterans. Contact Gina Email

SCOTTSDALE, AZ* BIKERS FOR BOOBIES CHARITY RIDE-  Registration/Check-in 11-2 at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale, First 350 registered get a Gift Bag & T-shirt. Live Music by Rowdy Johnson.  Complimentary lunch courtesy of H-D of Scottsdale.  End party at Dirty Dogg Saloon, last bike in to Dirty Dogg by 5 pm. Hosted by Jack Shit. Pre-registration closes Oct. 10th. More info:  or HD of Scottsdale -15656 N. Hayden Rd. 480-905-1903

Palm Springs, CA – Salute To The Veterans Run. Registration 400 N. Belardo Rd. Palm Springs.8:00 – 9:45. KSU 10:00. Different Veteran organization will be presented with donations from this event. Your participation greatly helps those who have done so much for us.We will go to American Legion in Indio for pulled pork barbecue 50/50,vendors, raffles,and more. Freddy Fender Jr will be preforming. $15.00 per person – includes event, ride pin. Free lunch for first 200 registrants.$10.00 after that. Go to for more info. Contact Gene Hobdy Email

Scottsdale, AZ. Bikers for Boobies 2016 Annual Ride will start at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale – 15600 N Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ. 85260. Raffle, Auction, Live Music, and more!! So much fun!! Wear your BEST PINK – there will be contests!!! Solo $25 ~ Couple $45 Registration & Check-in with Lunch: 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. For more information


Thousand Oaks, CA. ABATE Local 3/13’s 8th Annual Trivia Run. Support A.B.A.T.E. and your motorcycling rights by attending this fun event! Sign in: 8:30 to 10:00 am at Elk’s Lodge #2477, 158 N. Conejo School Rd, Thousand Oaks. Nice ride through hills and valleys of Ventura County with a couple of stops along the way at interesting places. End with late lunch, drinks, prizes, raffles and LIVE music. Always a great time … and in support of Freedom on the Road! Contact Tim Suffolk Email


SCOTTSDALE, AZ* LADIES’ NIGHT AT DIRTY DOGG SALOON –  10409 N. Scottsdale Rd. 480-368-8095  More info contact  .




PHOENIX, AZ* DIRTY DOGG CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT – benefiting Lucky Dog Rescue —  — $135/person or $540/foursome. Each player receives: snacks at start, 18 holes, cart, snack at turn, awards luncheon, 5 raffle tickets, 2 mulligans and a Doggie Swag Bag.  ALSO: 50/50 Helicopter Ball Drop: Ball drop closest to hole wins half the pot! Tickets $10 ea./3 for $25.  Stone Creek Golf Course — 4435 E. Paradise Village Pkwy S., Phoenix AZ 85032 More info/to Register go to:


SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL FOR PARKINSON’S – CHARITY RIDE- Ride, Poker Walk, One of the most AMAZING raffles ever, Games, Booths & more!  Ride begins & ends at Desert Wind Harley-Davidson- $25 solo/$45 couple Includes breakfast and lunch. Live Music by Skarlett Fever- 922 S. Country Club Dr. 480-894-0404 More info/to Register go to:


Irvine, CA. Injured Warrior Appreciation Run. Escorted ride: Irvine to Planes of Fame Air Museum at Chino Airport. Lunch and ceremony with Injured Warriors. 100% of registration proceeds benefit combat wounded, ill and injured warriors at Camp Pendleton. Registration:7:30am-closes at 9:30am -Depart 10:00am. Cost $35 for single rider and $25 for passenger. Fee includes: ride pins, souvenir ribbons, lunch, museum entrance, and long sleeve ride t-shirts. Register online at – All Bikes Are Welcome Contact Kim Kohlenberger Email


PUERTO PENASCO, MEXICO- 16th Annual ROCKY POINT RALLY – Mystery Poker Run, Pinacate Desert Ride, Charity Poker Runs, Boat Cruise, Beach Party, Fiesta en Calle 13, Concerts,  SEE AD


MESA, AZ* TOYS FOR TOTS CHARITY RIDE – Register 9-11 am/Start Ride at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale- $15/person WITH a toy/$20/person WITHOUT a toy — Includes breakfast, lunch, ride pin & goody bags for first 150 pre-registered.  Ride will take us to the West Valley for an end party, food, raffle and live music this year by Skarlett Fever! Last Bike in by 3:00 pm.  Join Sue “Brat” Ashe & Two Gals Events for the Marines Toys For Tots Ride 2016! As always, all toys collected & monies raised will stay here in Maricopa County to benefit the Marines Toys for Tots Program.  More info/to Register go to: HD of Scottsdale -15656 N. Hayden Rd. 480-905-1903

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