Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally ~ Ruidoso, New Mexico

September 21-24, 2024

About The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

For more than 50 years, riders have been coming to the Golden Aspen motorcycle rally in New Mexico at an enchanting time of the year, when aspen trees turn to gold!

The town of Ruidoso, in the southern mountains of New Mexico, is host to this rally, which takes place in September. 

Note that since 1999, there has also been an Aspen Cash motorcycle rally, which is held in the summertime.

Location Of The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally is in Ruidoso, New Mexico. The rally also has motorcycle tours, adventure dirt rides, and other activities extending into the Sierra Blanca Mountains.

Dates Of The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally – 2024

The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally will be held from September 21-24, 2024

Attendance At The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Typically, the attendance at Golden Aspen is around 20,000.

 Cost Of The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Entrance passes to the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally are required. Passes (which are in the $50-$75 range) typically include four-day access to the entire venue including the live music area and vendor area.

Popular Venues At The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally include: the Ruidoso Convention Center, Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack.

Activities At The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

At the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally, activities include: the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Parade, concert, motorcycle shows, organized motorcycle rides (guided and self-guided), events, contests, parties, shopping, and motorcycle demo rides.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Organized tours and rides at the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally include:

  • annual four-stop tour with an after-event
  • Ruidoso to Alamogordo (68 miles of winding roads, through the Mescalero Reservation)

Where To Stay During The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Places to stay include: Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ruidoso Mountain Inn, Canyon Cabins, Travelodge, Dan Dee Cabins, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Cozy Cabins, Comfort Inn, and the Best Western.

Marijuana At The Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are legal in New Mexico.

Closest Airports To Ruidoso, New Mexico

The closest airports to Ruidoso are:

  • Ruidoso Airport (3 miles from Ruidoso)
  • Roswell International Air Center (78 miles from Ruidoso)
  • El Paso International Airport (133 miles from Ruidoso)
  • Grant County Airport (153 miles from Ruidoso)
  • Cavern City Air Terminal (156 miles from Ruidoso)

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