Make the Most of Sturgis Bike Rally
The 79th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is right around the corner!
It's happening August 2-11, 2019 in Sturgis, South Dakota and we want
to help you make the most of your trip! Aside from hanging out with
other riders, you'll have the chance to show off your bike, listen to
live music, sightsee, and more! Every year brings different activities
but one thing is for sure, if you're a motorcycle enthusiast, Sturgis
is the place to be! We've put together a short list of events that we
recommend if you're making your way to Sturgis this year.
Legendary Sturgis 5K
Every year riders trade in their bikes for a pair of running shoes to
participate in the
Legendary Sturgis 5K. The event starts at the Fort Meade Softball Fields and ends at
Woodland Shelter in the city park. For a $40 registration fee, you can
run, walk, or jog and support a local charity while you do it. Check
in begins at 7am on Sunday, August 4, 2019. After you cross the finish
line, you'll be treated to what's described as "the best
breakfast in town."
Ride with a Local
Community is something that's extremely important during the
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The rally is about more than just showing off your motorcycle, it's
also about meeting new people and being surrounded by a community that
enjoys the same things you do. Whether it's your first year or your
tenth year, you'll be welcomed with open arms and can even take a tour
with someone who knows their way around. The Ride with a Local event
will have you buddy up with a local rider that will show you some of
the sights that the Black Hills of South Dakota have to offer. The
ride takes about three hours and ends with a catered lunch once you
return to Sturgis.
is currently under construction, it is still open to the public to
visit, take photos, and explore the area. There are great views of the
monument that are motorcycle friendly so you can either ride by or
stop to take in the sights, whichever you prefer. At the monument you
can enjoy an audio tour, gift shop, and the famous Carver's Cafe and
Ice Cream Shop. A trip to South Dakota isn't complete without a visit
to Mount Rushmore!
Along with great food and sightseeing, there are also several concerts
for everyone to enjoy. There are over 20 bands performing on the main
stage to celebrate the rally this year. Some of the artists you can
catch at the rally this year include Keith Urban, Godsmack, Toby
Keith, Snoop Dogg, Distrubed, Cheaptrick, and others. No matter what
type of music you enjoy, there will definitely be a concert that gets
Whether you're an avid motorcycle rider or just an enthusiast, there
are a ton of different things to check out at the Sturgis Motorcycle
Rally. It's a historical week that has taken place in South Dakota for
79 years and offers a little something for everyone.
If you're headed to the rally this year, it's a good idea to make sure
you're covered before you hit the road. Contact your local
Acceptance Insurance Agent for a free quote on
and let's make sure you and your bike are safe on the road.