Northwest Motorcycle Events Calendar – April 2017


WA* BAND OF BROTHERS MC 20TH ANNUAL MS RUN. Let’s Help Find a Cure. Proceeds benefit M.S. Foundation. Start Hy-Iu-Hee-Hee, (4309 Burnham Drive NW, Gig Harbor WA, 253-851-7885) Breakfast Specials Sign up starts 10am Kick Stands Up 11am; 2nd Stop Empire Pizza, KSU 12:15; 3rd Stop Bucks Steakhouse, KSU 1:30pm; 4th Stop Clubhouse, KSU 3:15; 5th Stop Manchester Pub KSU 4:30pm; Final Stop, Auction & Pig Roast at Bethel Saloon (3840 Bethel Rd SE Port Orchard WA) Contact: Trip Email: or 360-280-1822 or go to:

WA* NWHD SWAP MEET. 11am-3pm. Space is limited; call NWHD today to register for your free booth space. Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane NE, Lacey. 360-705-8515. (See Ad Pg 3)

APRIL 14-16
WA* NWHD SHOP-N-POP. See ad for details. Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane NE, Lacey. 360-705-8515. (See Ad Pg 3)

WA* EASTER BUNNY & EASTER EGG HUNT AT LAWLESS H-D. 11am-2pm. Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11am and goes until all the eggs are found. Lawless H-D of Renton, 3715 E Valley Rd, Renton, 1-800-474-HOGS. (See Ad Pg 2)

APRIL 20-23
WA* NWHD SPRING SEASON OPENER. Test rides every day. On Saturday enjoy the Al Earick Band, beer garden, food and lots more. Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane NE, Lacey. 360-705-8515. (See Ad Pg 3)

APRIL 21-22
WA* LIVE MUSIC AT THE JUNCTION SPORTS BAR & GRILL. 9pm, live music Fri & Sat night by Exit 88. 2100 Old Hwy 99 SW, Grand Mound, 360-273-7586. (See Ad Pg 26)

WA* SOCIETY’S DEVIANTS MC 16TH ANNIVERSARY DICE RUN. Check in at 9am @ Westside Tavern. Last bike out 11am.

WA* 13TH ANNUAL BILLY BUK MEMORIAL SWAP MEET & BIKE SHOW. 9am – until it’s over. At Y Sports Bar and Grill, 19306 Mountain Hwy. E. Spanaway WA. Free admission.   Contact:

APRIL 26-29
NV* 35TH ANNUAL LAUGHLIN RIVER RUN. Takes place along Casino Drive in Laughlin, NV next to the Colorado River. Desert riding, Route 66, Kingman & Oatman AZ, poker runs, Ms. Laughlin contest, open air free live music on many stages, custom bike show, concerts, vendors & major mfr. exhibits and casino fun. Room packages available, check event website for latest updates & join event mailing list via

ID* CRUISERS THUNDER THURSDAY SEASON OPENER PARTY. Bike nights are back, stop by every Thursday. Check out our ride-through bar. Enjoy music, bikes & more. Cruisers Bar & Grill, 6105 Seltice Way, City of Stateline, ID. 208-773-4706. (See Ad Pg 26)

WA* 19TH ANNUAL BIKE BLESSING hosted by ABATE of WA Olympia Chapter. Exit 109 (southbound) Exit 108 (northbound) & follow the signs. Staging at 10:30am. Blessing at 11:30am. Group Ride leaves at 11:45 to the VFW of Olympia; Raffle, Hamburger/Hot Dog lunch available for purchase. Lunch proceeds go to Relay For Life. $10 donation includes: Year Bar Patch (First 60), Door Prize Raffle ticket, Hot Beverages provided by Christian Crusaders MC. Road Guard provided by Society Deviants MC. Contact: Cindy at 253-223-1007 or

WA* NWHD FREE BISCUITS & GRAVY BREAKFAST. Starts at 9am, with a ride leaving at 11am to the Abbey for the ABATE Bike Blessing. Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane NE, Lacey. 360-705-8515. (See Ad Pg 3)

APRIL 29-30

19th Annual So. Oregon Motorcycle Swap Meet & Show. LAST MINUTE CHANGE IN VENUE. Swap Meet has been moved to Pottsville (only 3 miles from last year’s location). Pottsville is a Federal Reserve, no weapons, no alcohol, no drugs, no marijuana smoking. LOTS more parking, bigger vendor area, free bike show area. Southern Oregon’s premier motorcycle swap meet and free bike show hosted by ABATE of Oregon. All bikes welcome. Over 40 vendors signed up last year. Two day event April 29-30. Only $5/day or $8/2-day pass. Kids free. New and used parts, leathers and accessories, food. Free Bike Show Saturday 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Registration 10 am. Exit 61 off I-5. Monument Dr, 3 miles to Pleasant Valley Rd.


MAY 6-7
WA* ROCKIN’ THE RED HORSE. 2 day event at the Red Horse Diner. Huge outdoor beer garden, great food. Saturday: Poker Run, Live Music 12-5pm, Rusty Cage Band $5 (evening headliner), 50/50, swap meet, vendors. Sunday: live music by Powerhouse, swap meet, vendors, 50/50. Biker owned & operated. This event benefits the VFW Rodeo Post 683. For Swap Meet info contact Sherri @ 509-308-9044. For music/band info contact Beryl @ Red Horse Diner, 1518 W University Way, Ellensburg, WA. 509-925-1956 (See Ad Pg 15)

WA* 12TH ANNUAL OLYMPIC KIDNEY SUPPORT RUN. Sign up 8am-9:30am at Red Dog Saloon, 2590 SE Mile Hill Dr, Port Orchard, WA. 1st Stop: JR’s Hideaway in Belfair, 2nd Stop: Eagle Creek Saloon in Lilliwaup, 3rd Stop: Valley Tavern in Port Hadlock, Final Stop: Hi Tide Bar & Grill in Port Orchard. Raffle, 50/50 Raffle, prizes for high and low hand, food by Pork Orchard, music by Snakebite. Benefits Olympic Kidney Support Association. Check us out on Facebook @ Olympic Kidney Support Run Contact: Shawn Muller @ 360-649-2894 or

OR* MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS RALLY. May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. Join ABATE of Oregon, Josephine County chapter on the footsteps of the county courthouse, 500 NW 6th St, Grants Pass. Similar rallies will take place in Salem, Grants Pass, Medford and Astoria. Lives can be saved by becoming more aware of all vehicles on the road. “Look twice, save a life.” Come out and learn more about motorcycle safety, motorcycle legislative
issues, and what is happening in Salem. Contact: Pat Allen @ 541-659-8715 or or go to

MAY 13
WA* RIDE FOR FALLEN RIDERS. Event benefits Coffee Oasis of Kitsap County. Event starts at Jump’ in Java 10951 Hwy 104, Kingston WA. Registration starts at 10am with the first bike out at 10:30am. $25 sign up. Contact: Mark D. Austin @ 360-981-6700 or or go to:

MAY 13
WA* THUNDERING ANGELS MEMORIAL RUN. Pete’s Grill & Pub 4640 Tolt Ave, Carnation WA. Registration starts at 8:30am, kickstands up at 10am. A ride to remember our community of fallen riders. Poker Run & 50/50 raffle, north to Arlington & end in Monroe. Contact Big T: 206-979-2440 or or follow us on Facebook Thundering Angels MC or go to:

MAY 13
WA*  KITTY CITY POKER RUN. 10am Downtown Kittitas. New route, tour 180 miles of sunny central WA. Info at 509-968-9111 Contact: Bill Neuman @ 509-304-8569 or

MAY 20
WA* MAGIC’S OUTDOOR MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET. Everyone is welcome. Call & Reserve your spot today 253-455-0439. Vendors wanted too. Only $15 for a large 12 x 20 space. Great location on busy hwy & huge level paved area. $3 Lunch: Hot dog, chips & pop. Bikini coffee stand next door. Magic’s Custom Cycle, 21621 Mountain Hwy E, Spanaway, WA. 253-455-0439. (See Ad Pg 27)

MAY 20
OR* GARY MARCIL’S MEMORIAL ROLLING ACES. In memory of Gary Marcil this run benefits the grief camp for children whom have lost loved ones. Kickstands up at 10am, Registration 9am. Brought to you by Cowlitz County ABATE this years run will start at
Rainier Sound Authority, 75938 Rockcrest Street, Rainier, OR. This is a mystery run and is $10 per dice hand. For more info contact: John Patterson 360-270-9503 or email: or go to:

MAY 26-28
NV* 16TH ANNUAL RUN-A-MUCCA MOTORCYCLE RALLY.  Free live concerts, Saturday night headliner Foghat, $1000 Poker Run, 2017 H-D Road King Raffle, death defying special acts, and of course, the burning bike. Buy the Run Package before April 30th & receive your run shirt, run pin, poker run entry & poker stagger hands + the run barbecue for only $40. We will donate $5 to our local veterans groups for each run package sold. Registration, hotel info & more at:

MAY 27
OR* SWEENY’S 3RD ANNUAL POKER RUN & BIKE SHOW. Benefits veterans and their families. 8am sign in, first bike out at 10am, Sweeny’s Pub, 117 E Ellendale, Dallas, OR. $20 buy in, $700 high hand, $300 low hand. Contact: Gordie @ 503 857-6689 or or


JUNE 2-4
NV* 9TH ANNUAL STREET VIBRATIONS SPRING RALLY. Downtown Reno, Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City – live entertainment, slow bike races, ride-in shows, poker runs, scavenger hunts, more than 80 vendors. Free to public/spectators. VIP parties for registered participants and more.  Virginia City, Chester’s Reno H-D & Battle Born H-D will have events & live entertainment. Room packages available at sponsor hotels, for more info call 775-329-7469 or go to:

JUNE 2-4
ID* ABATE of NORTH IDAHO SPRING OPENER. Event will be held at Country Lane RV located on North Fork of the CDA River. Camping and RV sites, food, vendors, music by ‘Slow Burn’, MC Rodeo, bike show and more. Everything you want for a great weekend. Advance tickets $25, gate price $35/$40, Online: Contact: Aiden @ 208-304-8228 or

WA* 3RD ANNUAL ‘ROLLING FOR RETSIL’ BENEFIT RIDE. Hosted by Brothers in Arms MC. Benefit ride for the Veterans at the WA State Veterans Home at Retsil, Port Orchard. Registration begins: 9:30am at the 19th Hole Bar & Grill, 2171 Erlands Point Rd. NW, Bremerton. Cost: $15 Rider, $5/ Passenger. Ride Ends @ The Point Casino, 7989 NE Salish Ln, Kingston. Poker run, 50/50, raffle, auction, entertainment by the “Independents”. For more info contact Gary 360-509-2303 or

JUNE 15-17
WA* WEST RICHLAND “HOGS & DOGS” REGIONAL FAMILY FESTIVAL. June 15th – family festival, bike raffle, food, music, vendors and more. June 16th – Poker run and events, June 17th – motorcycle drawing, events and live bands. Full schedule, contact info and more details in ad. (See Ad Pg 26)

JUNE 22-25
WA* ABATE OF WASHINGTON 39TH ANNUAL SPRING OPENER. This event takes place the weekend after Father’s Day. Camping, 5 bands, food, vendors, dyno tunes, bike games, bike show, bikini bike wash, tattoo contest, poker run, raffle drawings for 5 motorcycles & 5 hand guns. Everyone 21 & over is welcome. Where: 182 Silver Ridge Ranch Rd, Easton, WA. Exit 70 off I-90. Advance tickets: $35 ABATE members or $50 non-members. Pay at gate – add $5. More Info: (See Ad Pgs 6 & 7)

ID* KONKOLVILLE STEAK & POTATO RALLY. This is a non-structured event, allowing you to ride all you want in the beautiful Clearwater River area in Northern Idaho. After a complete day of riding enjoy the best steak & baked potato you’ll ever taste. Great prize’s! Contact: Marianne @ 509-301-0767 or

JUNE 30 – JULY 3
CA* HOLLISTER INDEPENDENCE RALLY. Continuing a legacy begun in 1947 that inspired the movie “The Wild One”, centered along San Benito Street in downtown Hollister. The rally features magnificent motorcycles, live music, poker runs, poker walks, vendors, charity events, festival foods. VIP packages available.  Event is open and free to the public. Check websites for updates. More info: 775-329-7469 or or go to:  (See Ad Pg 11)


WA* 1ST ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET. Hosted by American Legion Riders Post #149, 4922 Kitsap Way, Bremerton WA. All makes, all models, all years. From 10am to 4pm. Contact: Rick Baker @ 360-697-1707 or

WA* THUNDERING ANGELS RALLY RUN. Gaslamp Bar & Grill 1315 NW Mall St, Issaquah, WA. Registration at 8:30am, kickstands up at 10am. Pre-rally poker run, 50/50 raffle. Riding through Cumberland, Greenwater, Carbonado, Maple Valley & back to the Gaslamp. Contact Big T: 206-979-2440 or or follow us on Facebook: Thundering Angels MC.

WA* 11TH ANNUAL BURGERS, BIKERS & BABES RALLY. Hosted by the Thundering Angels M/C at Triple XXX, 98 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA. 9am to 5pm – Vendors, free live music, bike judging, food, bike wash and of course the Babes. For more info contact David @ or follow us on Facebook: Thundering Angels MC.

WA* 7TH ANNUAL RED, WHITE & BLUE POKER RUN & RALLY. Benefits Local Veteran Causes. Starts at Rock the Dock in Tacoma, WA. This year will be a poker run with raffles & silent auction. Check back for more details. Questions, contact Bonz at 253-324-7999 or

WA* RESURRECTION MC SO. KING CO. MEDIEVAL AFFAIR. $10 a person, $15 per couple. Bike games, music by Dakota Poormans Band, food and drinks available. Overnight camping for an extra fee. Gates open at 12pm at Royal Arch Park, 20821 Renton Maple Valley Rd. This is a benefit for Angels Wings Transport.

WA* EASYSTREET CUSTOM CYCLES 20TH ANNIVERSARY BASH. Easystreet Custom Cycle presents “SteppenWolf” plus “The Remedy” for their 20th Anniversary Bash starting at 3pm at Uncle Sam’s American Bar & Grill, 16003 Pacific Ave S. Spanaway, WA Amphitheater for a 21+ show. General Admission $10 Tickets available at Easystreet Custom Cycle and online:  Phone: 253-592-0063 Contact: Spanky @ 253-592-0063 or email:

JULY 28-30
WA* BIKERS AT THE BEACH MOTORCYCLE RALLY– OCEAN SHORES, WA. Don’t miss this huge motorcycle rally at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Indoor Biker Parties Fri & Sat Night. Saturday Night Headlining band – Moonshine Bandits. Live music will be rockin’ the outdoor stages all weekend + a bike show, biker beach babes, beer garden, motorcycle stunt team, biker games, bike blessing ride-through booth, indoor & outdoor vendor areas, contests, & much, much more so stay tuned for updates. Vendors Wanted – many vendors had record sales last year! Be sure to “like” and check out our “Bikers at the Beach” facebook page for weekly updates. Pre-Reg online & save: (See Ad Pg 10)


OR* 39TH ANNUAL RUN TO THE COAST. This is a fun poker run from Grants Pass to Brookings. Ends with burgers and dogs at the beach for a donation. Start at JD’s Sports Pub and Deli, 690 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass. Come early and have a quick breakfast or a cup of coffee before going on this beautiful 2 hr ride through the redwoods and ending up at the beach. $10/hand. Prizes: $200, $150, $75. Contact: Pat Allen @ 541-659-8715 or or go to:

AUG 11-13
OR* 10TH ANNUAL TUFF BUTT RUN. Are you Tuff enough to help a Vet? VFW Post 4108. 1836 SW Veterans Way, Redmond OR. for details or email: or go to:

AUG 19
WA* 5TH ANNUAL RODS & RIDES RUN. Organized by Kickstands Up & Kruzin for the Kids. This show and ride benefits The Summer Lunch Program for Kids. Starts at The Bethel Pub in Port Orchard. 10am sign-ups, All Bikes out by 11am. Run stops are in Shelton, Union and Port Orchard. Ride ends at the Hi-Tide B&G in Port Orchard. Music by Snakebite. Silent Auction, 50-50 Raffle, Oysters on the Dock, BBQ, More. Contact Bethel Tavern or Hi-Tide B&G for more info.

AUG 25 -27
WA* BROTHERFEST 2017 MOTORCYCLE RALLY. Presented by Band of Brothers MC. Everyone is welcome to attend our campout & rally. $20 person/$35 couple incl pig roast & spaghetti dinner on Sat night & tent camping. RV camping $15 extra for RV sites w/ electric & water. Bathroom & shower facilities on site. Fri night band: Knucklehead, Sat night band: Snootch + bike show, burn out pit, bike rodeo games, horseshoe pit, car show kids play area, vendors & more. Vendor spaces available, call 360-280-1822. Event takes place at: Swiss Sportsman Club, 9205 198th Ave E, Bonney Lake, WA. Gates open at noon on Friday. For more info go to “Contact” tab at www.BandofBrothersMC (See Ad Pg 23)

AUG 26
WA* BONNEY LAKE FOOD BANK HOT RODS & HOT BIKES. 10am-3pm at Allan Yorke City Park, Bonney Lake, WA. 100% of all proceeds go directly to the Bonney Lake Food Bank. Rain or Shine. Registration fee $15, spectators free. Concession stand open with espresso, BBQ hamburgers, hot dogs, roasted corn, chili. Raffle drawings for prizes $1 each, $5 for 6, or $10 for 14. 50/50 drawings $5 per ticket. Awards will be given. Contact
Sheri @ 253-230-0982 or or go to:


SEPT 1-4
OR* 2017 SOS RUN. New dates: Labor Day weekend. Southern Oregon Summer (S.O.S.) Run at Wolf Creek Park hosted by ABATE of Oregon is a long standing summer tradition and one of the last overnight events in southern Oregon. Gates open Friday at noon. Advance $25/each or $40/couple. At the gate – members $30 or $50/couple, non-members $35 & $60. Day passes $20. Live music, vendors, bike games; bike show; poker run. Motorcycles only in campground; free RV/Trailer parking in adjacent area. Contact: Pat Allen @ 541-659-8715 or  or go to:

WA* 7TH ANNUAL ROCK & RALLY FOR THE TROOPS.  The event will benefit wounded service members through the programs of Operation Ward 57. This event is a Motorcycle Run sponsored by BIAMC. Following the MC Run is an outdoor concert with Adelitas Way, Stitched Up Heart, Alive in Barcelona & Elephant Gun Riot + Food trucks, vendors, and more. Bike Registration & Poker Run start at 11:30 am at Rock the Dock Pub (535 Dock St, Tacoma, WA) Kickstand up at noon. Cost: $20 bike/$10 passenger; includes concert. End at Cheney Stadium (2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma, WA). Music Festival Non-rider tickets $25 advance/$30 day of. Contact: Brittney Hamilton at or 253-534-8779.  (See Ad Pg 21)

WA*  THUNDERING RUN EAST. Hosted by Thundering Angels M/C. Pete’s Grill & Pub 4640 Tolt Ave, Carnation WA. Registration 8:30am, Kickstands up at 10am. Poker Run, 50/50 raffle. Head east to the Red Horse Diner up to Ronald & end in North Bend. Contact Big T: 206-979-2440 or or follow us on Facebook: Thundering Angels MC.

SEPT 27 – OCT 1
NV* STREET VIBRATIONS FALL RALLY. Great fall riding in Northern Nevada! Downtown Reno, Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City & events at Chester’s Reno H-D & Battle Born H-D in Carson City. Poker Runs to Tahoe and Virginia City. Denver’s Choppers Vintage Bike Show in Downtown Reno; tattoo expo, 250 vendors incl. major mfr factory rigs, live music on 6 stages & more all open/free public access. VIP pkgs available. Room packages available at sponsor hotels, more info: 775-329-7469 or go to:


OR* 14TH ANNUAL GRANTS PASS TOY RUN. Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Ave, Grants Pass. This year we celebrate 14 years of supporting the youth of Josephine County. Grants Pass Toy Run & Potluck. We provide burgers & chicken, you provide the side dishes. Bring a dish if you want to eat. New unwrapped toy or cash donation is appreciated. Large silent auction, raffles. All vehicles welcome. Contact: Pat Allen @ 541-659-8715 or or go to:


First Monday’s meetings
Yakima VFW, Yakima, WA
Info: Pickle 509-388-4230

Second Tuesday’s meetings
Kimos, Richland, WA
Info: Ratchet 509-987-2063

Puget Sound Chapter meets 2nd Tues, each month
King County Chapter meets 3rd Tues, each month
Lake Washington Chapter meets 2nd Tues, each month
Info: 253-228-6687 /


KSU 5:30pm, 1+ Hour Ride
8000 Freedom Lane NE, Lacey, WA

Meet 1st Thursdays
6:30pm Sheri’s, Pendleton, OR
541-310-8355 /

14096 SR 525, Langley, WA
630pm MTG info: Frank 425-422-1710


Free lunch from 12am-2pm
5711 188th St SW, Lynnwood. WA

Every 3rd Sat. 10am
Northwest H-D in Lacey
Info Buck 360-529-1417


WA* SPANAWAY ABATE MONTHLY MEETING. Spanaway Abate Chapter meets monthly at Uncle Sam’s Bar and Grill. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm. All are welcome. Contact: Billy DE. Email @ 253-223-5393 or

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