Rolling To Remember/Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom ~ Washington, D.C.

May 24-27, 2024

About The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

The Rolling Thunder Ride For Freedom dates back to 1988 and was initially known as the “Run To The Wall.” Organized by a Vietnam veteran, the first rally had about 2,500 riders and was held in Washington, D.C.

Fast forward to 2024, and the motorcycle rally has been renamed “Rolling To Remember,” and its focus is on mental health issues, suicide prevention, homelessness, and bringing awareness to POWs, MIAs, and veterans of all wars and conflicts. 

Location Of The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Rolling To Remember events are now held nationwide over Memorial Day, with the largest gathering taking place in Washington, D.C.

Dates Of Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally – 2024

The Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally will be held from May 24-27, 2024.

Attendance At The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Typically, the attendance at the Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally is around 900,000.

Cost Of The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Entrance passes to the Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally aren’t required. Some events may require a pass or registration, but they’re free.

Popular Venues At The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Some of the most popular venues at the Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C. include: Washington National Cathedral, Pentagon North Parking Lot, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, National Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, and DAR at Constitution Hall.

 Activities At The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

At the Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C., activities include: Blessing of the Bikes at the Washington National Cathedral, Candlelight Vigil And Wreath Laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, events in support of veterans’ issues and legislation throughout the D.C. area, Rolling to Remember demonstration ride, and the after-ride Vigil at the Lincoln Memorial.

Organized Motorcycle Tours And Rides At The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Organized tours and rides at the Rolling To Remember motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C. include:

  • Rolling to Remember demonstration ride (Pentagon North Parking Lot to Arlington National Cemetery)

Where To Stay During The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Places to stay in Washington, D.C. include: the Willard InterContinental, Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons Hotel, JW Marriott Hotel, and Salamander Hotel.

Marijuana At The Rolling To Remember Rally / Rolling Thunder Rally

Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are legal in Washington, DC.

Closest Airports To Washington, DC

The closest airports to Washington, DC are:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (6 miles from Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (26 miles from Washington, D.C.)
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (35 miles from Washington, D.C.)
  • Reston Airport (22 miles from Washington, D.C.)

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