Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally ~ Galveston, Texas

October 31-November 3, 2024

About The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

One of the largest motorcycle rallies in the U.S., the Lone Star Rally takes place in Galveston, Texas, which is 50 miles northeast of Houston.

Galveston is a 209-square-mile barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast. The picturesque setting of Galveston Island, with its historic architecture and Gulf Coast beaches, adds a unique backdrop to this rally, which takes place in the fall.

Location Of The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally is in Galveston, Texas. The rally also has motorcycle rides and other activities extending to South Padre Island and beyond.

Dates Of The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally – 2024

The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally will be held from October 31-November 3, 2024.

Attendance At The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally 

Typically, the attendance at the Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally is around 400,000.

Cost Of The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

Entrance passes to the Galveston Motorcycle Rally aren’t required. Many events, venues, and concerts are free. VIP premium seating and access packages are available for around $35 per day.

Popular Venues At The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the Lone Star Motorcycle Rally include: the historic Strand district, Pier 21, and Beach Central Park. Other venues include: the 10-mile Seawall, Progressive’s entertainment stage, Miller Lite’s entertainment stage (in Saengerfest Park), O’Malley’s Stage Door, the Buckshot Saloon, The Proletariat, and the Albatross Bar.

Activities At The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

At the Lone Star Rally, activities include: the Lone Star Custom Bike Invitational, Ride-In Custom Bike Show, High Tide Chopper Show, Miss Lone Star Competition, bike rodeo games, Drive-In Custom Car Show, multiple motorcycle shows, a motorcycle stunt show, sound competition, tattoo competition and salon, fireworks, concerts, organized motorcycle rides (guided and self-guided), events, contests, parties, shopping, and motorcycle demo rides.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At the Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

Organized tours and rides at the Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally include:

  • Outlaw Dave’s Ranch Ride Parade (from the Seawall down to the Strand)
  • Galveston to South Padre Island Challenge ride (419 miles, via US-77 S)
  • Bluewater Highway ride (40 miles along the Bluewater Highway, from Galveston to Surfside Beach and back)
  • Seawall Boulevard (10 miles, alongside the ocean to the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier)
  • Galveston Island State Park (Seawall Boulevard to the Galveston Island State Park, park exploration, scenic view from the Observation Platform, and on to the Oak Mottes)

 Where To Stay During The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

Places to stay include: Lone Star Condos rentals, Ryson Vacation Rentals, Beach Box Vacation Rentals,

Seawall camping (Seahorse Lot or the Fort Crockett Lot), Gaff Toppers RV & Tent, KOA Holiday, USA RV Resorts, Grand Galvez, Galveston Inn, and the Beachfront Palms Hotel.

Marijuana At The Lone Star Rally / Galveston Motorcycle Rally

Medical marijuana is legal in Texas, but recreational marijuana isn’t legal.

Closest Airports To Galveston, Texas

The closest airports to Galveston are:

  • Scholes International Airport at Galveston (5 miles from Galveston)
  • Ellington Airport (35 miles from Galveston)
  • William P. Hobby Airport (41 miles from Galveston)
  • Baytown Airport (46 miles from Galveston)
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (71 miles from Galveston)

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