Black Bike Week ~ Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

May 24-27, 2024

About The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Black Bike Week is the largest African-American motorcycle rally in the United States, and it takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, over Memorial Day.

Known for its spontaneity and ac-hoc group activities, the Black Bike Week rally might not even exist if it weren’t for lawsuits by the ACLU and other organizations that forced Myrtle Beach to stop enacting and enforcing discriminatory practices.

Location Of The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

The Black Bike Week motorcycle rally is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The rally also has motorcycle rides and other activities extending throughout the Grand Strand coastal region and Horry County.

Dates Of The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

The Black Bike Week motorcycle rally will be held from May 24-27, 2024.

Attendance At The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Typically, the attendance at the Black Bike Week rally is around 300,000 – 400,000.

Cost Of The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Entrance passes to the Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally aren’t required. The rally has a mix of free and ticketed events, concerts, and rides.

Popular Venues At The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the Black Bike Week motorcycle rally include: Main Street, the beaches, biker bars, Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, Armadillo Cycles, RH Acres (for events), the Spokes N Bones Entertainment Complex, Suck Bang Blow Bar, the Rat Hole, the Blitzburgh Sports Bar, and the Beaver Bar.

Activities At The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

At the Black Bike Week motorcycle rally activities include: motorcycle parades, street festivals, spontaneous group rides along the coast, motorcycle racing (including drag racing), beach events, motorcycle stunt shows, fireworks, motorcycle shows, concerts, organized motorcycle rides, events, contests, parties, shopping, and motorcycle demo rides.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Organized tours and rides at the Black Bike Week motorcycle rally include:

  • Scenic Rally Ride (60 miles ending at The Boathouse)
  • Myrtle Beach/Southport Ferry/Wilmington (260 miles, including a ferry ride to the island)
  • Myrtle Beach to Georgetown (38 miles along US Highway 17 Bypass S and US-17 S)
  • Myrtle Beach to Conway (14 miles along scenic US-501 N)
  • Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island (27 miles along US Hwy 17 Bypass and US-17, ending at the island)
  • Highway 28 Tri-State Tour (29 miles along Highway 28, with long sweeping turns and some tight curves)
  • Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway (194 miles, with vistas at Table Rock State Park and Blue Ridge Escarpment)
  • Savana River Scenery (84 miles along Highway 28 and SC-81)

Where To Stay During The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Places to stay include: Apache Family Campground And Pier, Myrtle Beach State Park, Lakewood Camping Resort, Barefoot RV Resort, Myrtle Beach KOA, Bay Watch Resort, Sun N Sand, Ocean Park Resort, and the Prince Resort.

Marijuana At The Black Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana aren’t legal in South Carolina.

Closest Airports To Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The closest airports to Myrtle Beach are:

  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (3 miles from Myrtle Beach)
  • Grand Strand Airport (13 miles from Myrtle Beach)
  • Conway-Horry County Airport (20 miles from Myrtle Beach)
  • Georgetown County Airport (40 miles from Myrtle Beach)
  • Wilmington International Airport (68 miles from Myrtle Beach)

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