East Coast Sturgis ~ Little Orleans, Maryland

July 31-August 4, 2024

About The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally has an old-school biker ethos and  is all about “mountains, open country, good people, clean air, and the freedom of the road.”

Known as “Little Sturgis,” the rally takes place during the summertime, in Little Orleans, Maryland, and there’s scenic riding on winding, ascending, and descending mountain roads in all directions.

Location Of The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally location is in Little Orleans, Maryland. The rally also has motorcycle tours, rides, and other activities extending into the Green Ridge and Buchanan State Forests.

Dates Of The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – 2024

The East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally will be held from July 31-August 4, 2024

 

Attendance At The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Typically, the attendance at East Coast Sturgis is around 2,000–10,000.

Cost Of The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Entrance passes to the East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally range from $50 – $75 per person (based on length of stay). Passes include all events and free camping.  An additional vehicle charge may apply for long campers and trailers. 

Popular Venues At The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally include: Apple Mountain (rally venue and campground), Little Orleans, Bill’s Place (bar, restaurant, and store), and Wilderness Mountains.

Activities At The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

At the East Coast Sturgis rally, activities include: Motorcycle Demolition Derby, bike games, apple sauce pit wrestling, swimming hole fun, live music, entertainment, motorcycle stunts, motorcycle shows, concerts, organized motorcycle rides (guided and self-guided), contests, parties, great food, and vendor shopping.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At the East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Organized tours and rides at the East Coast Sturgis motorcycle rally include:

  • Cumberland Loop (128 miles, Orleans Crossroads through Little Orleans, Cheneyville, Flintstone, Green Spring, Oldtown, and nine other places)
  • Cover Bridge Loop (19 miles in Buchanan State Forest)
  • Poker Run
  • Town Hill Mountain Overlook (16 miles round trip through Snyders Roadkill Café)

 Where To Stay During The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Places to stay include: Apple Mountain (campgrounds), Town Hill Bed & Breakfast, Ridge Rider Campground, Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn & Suites, Super 8 Motel, Hancock Motel, and Little Orleans Lodge BnB.

Marijuana At The East Coast Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are legal in Maryland.

Closest Airports To Little Orleans, Maryland

The closest airports to Little Orleans are:

  • Greater Cumberland Regional Airport (34 miles from Little Orleans)
  • Hagerstown Regional Airport (51 miles from Little Orleans)
  • Altoona-Blair County Airport (56 miles from Little Orleans)
  • John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport (92 miles from Little Orleans)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (111 miles from Little Orleans)

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