Attending a motorcycle rally is a great way to share your love of motorcycles with other passionate men and women in your area. Thankfully, if you live in Virginia, you have access to several exciting rallies in 2022.
We’ve put together this list to let you in on the best motorcycle rallies Virginia has to offer. Read ahead to learn more about the top motorcycle events in the state this year.
Bike Blessing and Poker Run
March 26, 2022
American Legion Post 176
If you’ve never been to a Blessing of the Bikes event, you’ll want to check out the Bike Blessing and Poker Run in Springfield, VA, this year. This annual tradition allows you to receive a blessing from a priest in hopes that you will remain safe on your bike during the upcoming season.
The American Legion Riders of Post 176 combine their Blessing of the Bikes with a Poker Run, making for a fun-filled day of motorcycle activities. The event starts at 10 a.m., and all proceeds benefit the Willing Warriors, Haymarket VA, and Final Salute Inc.
Bayside’s Bike Week
April 16 – 24, 2022
Bayside’s Bike Week is a week-long festival featuring a range of motorcycle-themed activities and events. This festival takes place just down the road from the Outer Banks Bike Week, making it easy to attend both events throughout the week.
Bayside’s Bike Week includes live music, vendors, stunt shows, food, beer, and other fun activities for motorcycle enthusiasts. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear tribute bands for artists like Metallica and Guns and Roses.
This event will take place at the Bayside Harley-Davidson in Portsmouth, VA. You can register online or purchase tickets at the door.
Shenandoah Valley Motorcycle Expo 2022
May 20 – 222, 2022
Woodstock County Fairgrounds
The Shenandoah Valley Motorcycle Expo is a huge motorcycle show that takes place from a Friday to a Sunday each year. This event, hosted by Wilkins Motorsports, features numerous activities for the whole family. You’ll get to experience food vendors, meet with detailers, swap gear with other riders, and even participate in a tattoo contest.
Daily admission for the event is $15, or you can purchase a weekend pass for $30. If you register online before May 9, you can receive a discount on both of these passes. Even better, parking is free at the fairgrounds.
4th Annual Bike Bash
August 26 – 28, 2022
Virginia Motorsports Park
This August, the Xtreme Dragbike Association is hosting its 4th-annual bike bash at the Virginia Motorsports Park. This weekend-long event features motorcycle vendors, activities, and exciting competitions.
Over 700 motorcycle racers typically compete in competitions throughout the weekend in the hopes of winning major cash prizes. Whether you’re planning to participate in a race or simply want to watch from a distance, you won’t want to miss this annual bike bash.
Stoney Creek Freedom Fest & Poker Run
September 9 – 10, 2022
Stoney Creek Campground & Resort
If you love spending time in nature — and supporting worthy causes — you’ll want to register for the Stoney Creek Freedom Fest & Poker Run. This event honors American Soldiers, with all benefits supporting the Wounded Warriors Project. In 2021, the Freedom Fest raised $100,000 from its generous donors and participants.
The Freedom Fest takes place at the Stoney Creek Campground & Resort and features live music, raffles, poker runs, food, and more.
As you travel to these motorcycle rallies in Virginia this year, be sure to place motorcycle safety as a top priority. If you ever experience a motorcycle accident, contact our Law Tigers team at 1-888-863-7216 to learn how our motorcycle accident attorneys can help.