BUTLER COUNTY, PA (July 6, 2021) - Butler County will be home to the first of its kind, Butler Bikes & BBQ held at the Butler Farm Show Grounds on Route 68 in Butler, July 22-25. The four days will be filled with a variety of motorcycles, food and merchandise vendors, bike games, a bike show, motorcycle accessories, live music and planned rides throughout the backroads of Butler County. All ages are welcome to attend and general admission is free. Parking for vehicles is $5, and free for motorcycles inside the Butler Farm Show Grounds.
To open the event, a motorcycle parade, sponsored by T-Mobile, is benefiting Butler County Veterans In Need. The parade starts in Downtown Butler and will lead into the Butler Farm Show Grounds on Thursday evening. Butler County Veterans In Need is a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes funds to relieve the distress of veterans and their families during times of financial emergency. The registration fee for the parade is $10 for each motorcycle.
The bike games, sponsored by FirstBike Motorsports will be Saturday, July 24 from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m. The bike show will be Sunday, July 25 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for: Best in Show, Best American, Best Metric and Best Chopper. Registration is required to participate in each event.
Motorcyclists from across the region can follow suggested driving routes leading them along scenic backroads, various historic landmarks, museums and towns in Butler County. Riders will have different options for their routes ranging from 50 and 75 miles. The registration fee for each route is $5 per motorcycle and pre-registration is required.
“Butler Bikes & BBQ is a motorcycle event for everyone to enjoy, and we think our area is a great location for riders to experience our beautiful countryside and unique attractions. We are really looking forward to showcasing Butler County in a new and exciting way,” said Jack Cohen, President of Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau.
Vendor applications are still being accepted, and sponsorships are available. Contact Amanda Becker at Appleseed Events for details. For more information about the event, go to www.visitbutlercounty.com/butler-bikes-bbq.
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