Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018

August 20th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Bikes Blues and BBQ 2018Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018 is the world’s largest charity motorcycle rally, held each fall in Fayetteville, AR. The event includes rides, live music, contests, vendors and so much more. September 26th through 29th, 2018.

Fayetteville is the perfect place for Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018. Its location in the Ozark Mountains gives access to several well-maintained roads that seem almost custom built for scenic rides. on well-maintained roads.

The festival began in 2000 as a charity poker run event that attracted more than 200 riders. Since then, it has grown to become the world’s largest charity motorcycle rally, donating over $2 million to local charities and drawing annual crowds of more than 400,000 people!

Another reason festival has become so popular is its inclusivity. Bikes, Blues & BBQ is a family friendly bike rally with something for everyone. All members of the community are welcome, not just those riding in on two wheels.

The diverse event includes a host of mapped rides for motorcyclists, ranging in distance from 7 to 210 miles. There will also be a parade, contests, special dinners, vehicle shows, and a raffle to win a Harley, to name but a few of the scheduled attractions.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018 is also home to the official Arkansas State BBQ Championship – that’s where the BBQ comes in! This beloved annual event see world-class barbecue teams competing for prize money while also making lots of incredible food! Delish!

This year’s event also includes Fayetteville’s first live tattoo and art expo: Ink & Art in the Ozarks. Ink & Art In The Ozarks is presented by the alternative class traveling tattoo show Colours Coutre. This event sees celebrity tattoo artists, sideshows, video games, and more.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018 also brings tons of live music to Fayetteville. This year’s schedule lists more than 20 bands, including Odd Key Party, The Nace Brothers, The Mixtapes, The Squarshers, and Goose.

Don’t miss out!

Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2018 Motorcycle Rally

Wednesday, September 26th through Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Fayetteville, AR
Visit for a full schedule, ride maps, and other information. You can also follow the event on Facebook.

Fayetteville Lodging
As you can imagine, a rally this size is going to eat up accommodations in a hurry. If you plan to attend, now is the time to acquire your lodging! Allow us to recommend one of the many fine Arkansas bed and breakfasts in the Fayetteville area. Come experience the best lodging you’ll ever have at a locally owned and operated Arkansas Bed and Breakfast Inn!