Ohio Bike Week ~ Sandusky, Ohio

May 24-June 1, 2024

About The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Known as the Midwest’s largest motorcycle rally, Ohio Bike Week takes place on the north coast of Lake Erie, in Sandusky, Ohio. The block party at this motorcycle rally goes for 3 days in May, and the rally extends for 9 days.

Highlights of the rally are the scenic motorcycle rides along Lake Erie’s shores. And for further fun and thrills, there’s Cedar Point Amusement Park, “the roller coaster capitol of the world.”

Location Of The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

The Ohio Bike Week motorcycle rally is in Sandusky, Ohio. The rally is located on Lake Erie and has many motorcycle tours, rides, and other activities extending around and out from this Great Lake.

Dates Of The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally – 2024

The Ohio Bike Week motorcycle rally will be held from May 24-June 1, 2024.

Attendance At The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Typically, the attendance at the Ohio Bike Week rally is around 200,000.

Cost Of The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Entrance passes to the Ohio Bike Week motorcycle rally aren’t required. The rally has a mix of free and priced venues, events, rides, and concerts. VIP seating and access packages are available for $69-$99, but are limited.

Popular Venues At The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the Ohio Bike Week motorcycle rally include: Jackson Street Pier, Mad River Harley-Davidson, Jack Daniel’s Barrel House Saloon, Original Margaritaville, Toledo Harley-Davidson, Fox Cycles, Peepers on Kelley’s Island, the Rockin’ Ranch Saloon, Pub 400, Zippy’s, Mad River Saloon, Cove Inn, Bait House River Bar, and Lagoon Saloon.

 

Activities At The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

At the Ohio Bike Week rally, activities include: the Block Party (3 days of concert acts), Cat Sass Burnout show, motorcycle stunt shows, contests, scavenger hunt, Cedar Point Amusement Park (the “roller coaster capitol of the world”), swap meet, local winery tours, bike auction, a motorcycle parade, motorcycle shows, live music, organized motorcycle rides (guided and self-guided), events, contests, parties, shopping, and motorcycle demo rides.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At the Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Organized tours and rides at the Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally include:

  • Kick-Off Ride (Mad River Harley-Davidson to the Barrel House Saloon)
  • Huge Ass Poker Run (from Rockin’ Ranch Saloon to the Barrel House Saloon, with 5 stops)
  • Roar Along The Shore Dice Run (from Mad River Harley-Davidson to Lagoon Saloon, with 5 stops)
  • Memorial Day Ohio Veterans Home Parade (Rt 250, around Sandusky and behind Veterans Home)
  • Lighthouse Tour 50/50 (includes visits to lighthouses and prizes in a scavenger hunt)
  • Kelley’s Island Dice Run (includes multiple stops, a ferry ride, and a tour of Kelley’s island)
  • Jesse James Du Pree Charity Ride (from Mad River Harley-Davidson, around Lake Erie, to Barrel House Saloon)
  • Winery Tour 50/50 (stops at local wineries)
  • George Roeder Memorial Parade (from Roeder Racing to downtown Sandusky)

 Where To Stay During The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Places to stay include: Camp Sandusky, Sandusky KOA Holiday, Crystal Rock Campground, Comfort Inn, Best Western Plus, Quality Inn (Milan), and Best Western (Norwalk).

Marijuana At The Ohio Bike Week Motorcycle Rally

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are legal in Ohio.

Closest Airports To Sandusky, Ohio

The closest airports to Sandusky are:

  • Griffing Sandusky Airport (3 miles from Sandusky)
  • Erie-Ottawa International Airport (13 miles from Sandusky)
  • Lorain County Regional Airport (41 miles from Sandusky)
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (58 miles from Sandusky)
  • Toledo Express Airport (71 miles from Sandusky)
  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (101 miles from Sandusky)

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