Attending motorcycle rallies is one of the best ways to meet other motorcyclists and share your enthusiasm for the ride. If you’re looking for a major bike rally to attend in September, we recommend the Thunder in the Rockies rally.
Thunder in the Rockies is an annual motorcycle rally in Loveland, CO, that takes place every Labor Day weekend. Bikers from all over the country attend this annual rally to share their passion for motorcycling, listen to live music, participate in competitions, and meet other motorcyclists.
Read on to learn more about the 2022 Thunder in the Rockies bike rally.
What Is Thunder in the Rockies?
Thunder in the Rockies is a three-day motorcycle rally in Loveland, Colorado, that takes place over Labor Day weekend. This year, the rally will take place from Friday, September 2, through Sunday, September 4.
The Thunder in the Rockies rally happens at the Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson in the beautiful mountain town of Loveland. Thousands of bikers attend the rally each year, traveling from all over the world to participate.
Things to Do at the Thunder in the Rockies Rally
Thunder in the Rockies features numerous events and activities to keep you busy during the three-day event. First, the rally will feature several concerts by rock and metal musicians, including:
- Texas Hippie Coalition
- Shoot to Thrill
- Moonshine Bandits
You can also attend the annual bike show at the Thunder in the Rockies rally. This bike show includes hundreds of rare, vintage, and high-end motorcycles that you can peruse at your leisure.
The Miss Thunder in the Rockies Contest will take place on Saturday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m. You can purchase tickets for the show in advance to receive a discount.
Aside from these scheduled events, you can fill your time at the rally by browsing hundreds of unique vendor booths and getting to know other motorcyclists attending the rally. The Thunder in the Rockies rally aims to bring together bikers from all walks of life to enjoy camaraderie and share their love for the ride.
Finally, if you can’t make it to the rally over Labor Day weekend, you can consider participating in the Forever Family Ride & Rally on August 26 and 27. This rally includes a scenic ride route, live music, games, food, auctions, and more. All proceeds benefit at-risk children in Northern Colorado.
Attending the 2022 Thunder in the Rockies Bike Rally
The 2022 Thunder in the Rockies Bike Rally is free to attend, and you do not need to register in advance. However, some events during the rally, such as the concerts and the Miss TITR Contest, require paid admission. You can register for these events on the Thunder in the Rockies website to receive a discounted rate.
If you need a place to stay during the rally, you can make a reservation at one of the hotels in the area, such as:
- Fairfield Inn
- Comfort Suites
- AmericInn Lodge & Suites
- Embassy Suites
However, remember that these hotels tend to fill up quickly for Labor Day weekend. Be sure to book as soon as possible to secure your reservation.
When you arrive at the rally, you can park in one of several parking lots around the Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson. If you arrive in a car, you will need to park off-site and use a free shuttle service to get to the rally. If you arrive on a motorcycle, you can park on-site in one of a few lots near the H-D.
On-site and off-site parking are both free, so we highly recommend checking out the 2022 Thunder in the Rockies bike rally. We also recommend that you sign up for your FREE Law Tigers Rider Benefits Package yet? It’s full of useful and valuable free perks from America’s Motorcycle Lawyers – Law Tigers. And if you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, call Law Tigers at (888) 863-7216 for a free case evaluation.