Southwest Motorcycle Events Calendar – October 2016


Motorcycle Events Calendar



BALDWIN PARK, CA.  CHI CHI’S FOR CHARITY at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson 1-7 PM, Benefiting City of Hope, to find a cure for Breast Cancer. All participating vendors will donate a portion of proceeds. 6 Bands, Vendors, Food, Pink Label Fashion Show, Workshops & More! 1919 Puente Ave. 877-437-3685 Contact Jenn Morgan Email Website Phone 626-851-0412

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

TUCSON AZ* Meet & Greet Presented by 1 Veteran Foundation. Benefits Local Veterans. Come out to help support local vets. Save A Pet, Save a Vet. 1pm-5pm. Renegades Classics 4745 E. Speedway Tucson, AZ
(520) 403-5030


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

Tucson AZ* Ride for A Cure Poker Run Proceeds to be divided evenly between Crohn’s -Colitis Cure for IBD & Cheechs’ Kids for Christmas Music by Shovelhead Road Food available from Smokestack BBQ, 50/50, vendors, Raffles, prizes. Dogs available for adoption through Heartz4Pawz. Stops include Territorial and Cowpony. Admission: $5/$10 couple. 10am-10pm. M&M’s Saloon 3364 E Benson Highway Tucson, AZ (575) 499-3600


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

Tucson AZ* Vet-Oberfest Presented by Viet Nam Vets / Legacy Vets MC. Benefits Tucson VA Homeless Veteran Outreach Program. Please join us for our annual Vet-Oberfest at the Wooden Nickel Tavern. Proceeds will go to the Tucson VA Homeless Veterans Outreach Program. There will be Food, Fun, Drinks, Music, Bike Show, 50/50 raffle and much more!! Admission: $5 per person. 11am-5pm. Wooden Nickel Tavern 1908 S Country Club Rd. Tucson, AZ (520) 730-8782

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

Tucson AZ * Bike Night/ 2nd Annual Corn Hole Tournament Presented by ALR Post 66. Benefits Kruzin for Kidz Holiday Parade/Aviva Children’s Services. There will be music, food and raffles. Beautiful views. Aviva’s mission is to provide enhanced services to improve the quality of life of children who are victims of neglect, abuse and poverty and are in the care of the Department of Child Safety. 5pm-10pm. American Legion Post 66 1560 W Duval Mine Road Green Valley, AZ (520) 237-3965

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


LAGUNA HILLS, CA – GINZ CHOPPERS SWAP MEET Sunday, October 9th – 7am-11am  – 23561 Ridge Route Dr, Ste F&G. Laguna Hills, CA 92653 949-916-5926


Sierra Vista AZ* 2016 Arizona State HOG Rally  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


Servants for Christ 14th annual poker run. Sign-ups are  8:30AM  to 11:00AM at either the Screaming Chicken in Devore or at the T-Bird located at 3936 Phelan Rd, Phelan. California.  $15 singles  $20 couples. Food, Vendors, Raffles, Tattoo Contest,  Bike Games.  For Run info Contact Dennis Coutts  760-258-3743. Vendor Info contact DJ 951-235-1820


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* FRANKS 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!


Winkelman, 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

Benson AZ* 22nd Annual SAHR Biker Rodeo will be held at the Arena Bar – 250 N Prickly Pear Ave., Benson, AZ. 85602. Biker Rodeo, Live Bands, Vendors, Bike Show, Games & Contests, Auction, 50/50, Free Dry Camping and More For more information


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

Tucson AZ* Kelli’s Ride 2016 will be starting at Tucson Harley-Davidson – 7355 N I-10 E Frontage Rd., Tucson, AZ. 85743. Sign up at 8:00 A.M. A charity motorcycle ride honoring the life of Kelli Bonn, and dedicated to finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. For more information visit

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


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


Tucson AZ * Hogtoberfest 2016 Presented by Tucson Hog. Fun for all, Music, Poker Run, Bike Wash, Food, Vendors, Bike Games, Raffle, New location at Brother John’s BBQ. Register early by 9/25/2016 to be in drawing for “Riders Package”. 8:30am-4pm. Brother John’s BBQ 1801 N. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ (520) 780-6320

Tucson AZ* Take Back Tucson Fall 2016 Presented by Unleashed Christian Church, Sober Project, Redeemed Riders, Gospel Rescue Mission, Full Throttle Ministries, Old Pueblo Community Services and Christian Motorcycle Association. Benefits Homeless and Addicted of Tucson. Free Admission. Outreach event for People Experiencing Homelessness or Addictions.  There will be informational booths, Food, Donate Clothing and Shoes, Live Music and Jumping Castles for the kids.  Show what you Brung Vehicle show Buggies, Carts, Bicycles, Boards, Roller Blades etc. 10am-2pm. Unleashed Christian Church 265 W. Valencia Road Tucson, AZ (520) 241-7899 FACEBOOK

TEMPE, AZ – EagleRider Motorcycles Tempe’s AZ OCTOBERFEST Halloween Party & Zombie Ride @BLK LIVE – October 29th Live Music 12pm-6pm. At Eaglerider Tempe 1000 N. McClintock Dr Tempe AZ, 85281 Kickstands Up at 6:15pm for Zombie Ride to 7301 east Butherus Dr.,  Scottsdale, AZ  Doors open at 5pm


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:


Casa Grande, AZ – RIDE for the WARRIOR Music Festival  2- Day         Music Festival – Full line up 4 bands Country/Rock/Contry-        Rock/Blues Fr November 4th 3:00pm -10:30pm- 2525 N. Pinal Ave,         Casa Grande, AZ 85122 or         email

Casa Grande, AZ – RIDE for the WARRIOR Music Festival Full line up 7 bands Country/Rock/Contry-Rock/Blues Saturday, Veterans Day Parade  10am Florence Blvd, Casa Grande. November 5th – 11:00am -10:30pm- 2525 N. Pinal Ave, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 or email


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:

Tucson AZ* Handle Bars for Monkey Bars Join us & MAM for a great cause! All proceeds will benefit Satori School! Join us for food, drinks and  live music from The Furys, LeeAnn Savage & Mikey & the Maniacs! There are raffle prizes galore! Summit Hut, Fast Lane Tattoo, Sacred Heart Tattoo, Planet Beach, Harley Swag and more! Admission: $10 Single Rider $15 Double. 10am-9pm.
Satori Charter School 3727 N. 1st Avenue Tucson, AZ (520) 250-3264

Scottsdale, AZ – 5th Annual BOB’s BIKER BASH – Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale / Go AZ Motorcycles – Montgomery Gentry,      Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler, Food, Games and more..Motorcycle     Giveaway. Fun starts at 11am, Saturday, November 5th


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


New River AZ* 10th Annual Old School Bike & Rat Rod Show Loners MC-will gather at Road Runner Restaurant & Saloon – 47801 N. Black Canyon Highway, New River, AZ, 85087. From 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.  Swap Meet Starts at 7:00 A.M. $10.00 Entry (Includes 10 X 10 Vendor Space & Entry Into Bike or Rat Rod Show).  Live Music Featuring Slik Fifty Food & Drink Specials. For more info Contact: Double D or Pan Phone: 602-435-2952 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

LAUGHLIN, NV* 2nd ANNUAL TROPICANA LAUGHLIN VETERANS DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION- Fri. Nov. 11- Charity Poker Run for the Fund Benefiting Veterans held by VFW Riders and Men of Fire CH 6.  Plus- Nov. 10-13 AVTT Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall free viewing. Pig Roasts, Block Party & Blood Drive too! Room & Poker Run packages avail., that include 1 Charity Run Rider Entry on Fri. Nov. 11, call Tropicana Laughlin to book room by Nov. 1st– 800-343-4533 w/promo code 5142. 2121 Casino Dr.  SEE AD


SCOTTSDALE, AZ* ARIZONA THUNDER RUN VETERANS RALLY -inside in the A/C- at Westworld in Scottsdale- featuring the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall.  Show hours: Fri 1-9 pm, Sat 9-9, Sun 9am-4pm. Vendor City, Show n Shine, Custom Bikes, Bands include Fri/Sat: Cold Hard Cash; Fireworks Sat Night.  16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ  Vendors call 480-899-6458 for reasonably priced booth space! 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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