Placeholder Image

The only thing better than listening to the rev of your motorcycle engine is getting to do it with other bike lovers. This year, you’re in luck as you can have your fill of a variety of Michigan motorcycle shows.

Whether you’re an antique lover or you prefer riding for a good cause, you’re sure to find a motorcycle event that has your name written all over it. Here are 5 upcoming Michigan motorcycle shows for you to keep tabs on.

Show #1: Detroit Motorcycle City’s Motorcycle Event

One of the most-anticipated gatherings of motorcycle enthusiasts, the Detroit Motorcycle City promises to deliver one of the biggest Michigan motorcycle events of 2018. Scheduled to be held in Detroit this year, this event is expected to attract thousands of people just like you.

All participants will get to enjoy group rides to destinations that truly represent “Pure Michigan” while also fully immersing themselves in the rich sights and sounds of the City of Detroit.

Good food, great music, and better company is a given. This event will showcase the renewed vibrancy, diverse culture and unique history of the motor city.

For more information regarding participation and especially dates for this must-attend event, call (313) 355-2731 or send an email to

Show #2: Rally at Battle Alley

Hosted by Hog in Ministry, Rally at Battle Alley on May 6 (located in Downtown Holly) is one motorcycle event that you won’t want to miss!

Featuring a motorcycle show and a biker service with a bike blessing (12:30 p.m. - sharp), it’s here where you can see a variety of motorcycles from Choppers to Baggers to Vintage. Trophies are guaranteed for all winners (announcement to take place at 2:30 p.m.).

There will also be vendors at the event. Attendees can take advantage of the great deals they will be offering on biker apparel and motorcycle spare parts. Registration for the event starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends at noon. The entire show ends by 3 p.m.

For more information about this event, call (810) 449-5258 or send an email to

Show #3: 2018 Tecumseh Classic Car & Bike Show Series

If you’re a lover of classic cars and motorcycles, the Tecumseh Classic Car and Bike Show is the perfect event for you. Sponsored by Old National Bank, Ididit, Avery Oil and Basil Boys Restaurant, this event will be held on the third Thursdays of May, June, July, August and September - this means that you can catch your fill of classic car and bike fun on five different days throughout 2018!

Whichever day you decide to come show off your classic car or motorcycle, registration is free for all (you are asked to bring along some canned goods or durable food items to help local families in need). Plus, you’ll even have the chance to win special awards!

After the show, we encourage you to grab a bite to eat at any of the wonderful Tecumseh restaurants. You can even stop by the summer concert series “Music in the Park” that will be held at Adam’s Park from June through September. It promises to be fun all around for families of all ages.

This show is located in the Old National Bank parking lot at 205 E. Chicago Blvd., Tecumseh, Michigan and the adjacent parking lot. With a 6 a.m. start (show ends at 8 p.m.), plaques will be given to the first 75 cars and motorcycles that register for the event - so you’ve got to hurry! For further information, please call 517-424-6555.

Show #4: Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet and Vintage Motorcycle Show

Organized by the Wolverine Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America, this motorcycle meet is scheduled for May 20 at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds in Centreville.

A melting pot for lovers of vintage and antique motorcycles, this show will be open to all motorcycles 35 years or older. The best motorcycle will be voted strictly by spectator vote. So, come on down and showcase your vintage bike.

There will also be vendors featuring a variety of motorcycle merchandise with great deals on pre-86 motorcycle parts, leather and tee shirts and other motorcycle apparel. Food vendors will also be on site.

Admission is $5 for all. It is free for kids under 16. For more information about vendor spaces and admission, call 269 254-3793 or send an email to This event will be held rain or shine.

Show #5: Hammer in Hand Custom Cycles’ Annual Open House

Hammer in Hand Custom Cycles has a big event lined up: its Annual Open House. Held on June 16 in St. Johns, all proceeds from this event will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

This motorcycle show will include a group ride and bike games: The first ride is for bike builders who would like to show off their creations. All builders that are interested in this show are expected to register before the event takes place.

The second ride is for the general attendees and will feature different categories, with bikes being judged according to those selected categories. Entry fee for the ride is $10. Trophies will be given to all that emerge victorious. The featured games include a slow race and road kill. All winners will receive prizes.

The event will start at 10 a.m. and end by 9 p.m. Music, food, door prizes, great deals on motorcycle apparel and merchandise, and lots more await all that attend the event. For more information about ticketing and vendor spaces, please call (989) 227-2453.

Every one of these upcoming motorcycle shows promises fun, great competition, and the chance to meet motorcycle enthusiasts like yourself. Take your pick and get on down - you won’t regret it!

Leave a Reply