|Event Name||Bikes, Blues and BBQ|
|Event Date/Time||Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016|
|Event Type||Motorcycle Rally|
|Event Description||The name pretty much says it all, Bikes Blues and BBQ!
Held in the beautiful Ozark Mountains in Fayetteville Arkansas, this event has something for everyone...
Bikes... What A Blast!
This year’s rally was the biggest and best yet. Hundreds-of-thousands of people descended on Northwest Arkansas for one of the top rallies in the country. Given this year's success, we are already starting on 2015.
Thanks to Earl Stokes the Battle of the Bikes Coordinator, the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association for hosting the Poker Runs and all the Miss BBB contestants.
Blues... BBB Rocks The House!
Always a great variety of bands at BB&B. Check the event website (below) for the 2015 line-up!
BBQ... Now That's Good Eating!
Once again dozens of world-class barbecue teams competed for a chance to win prize money in the KCBS Barbeque Cook-Off, Arkansas State BBQ Championship, and the Sam’s Club Peoples Choice contests.
Thanks to Ron Autry our BBQ Coordinator for making this the tastiest part of the Rally.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ Today...
The first Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally was held in the year 2000 with just over 300 riders. Today, Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the largest motorcycle rally in the United States benefiting local charities. Each year over 400,000 people attend the rally from all 50 states and many other countries.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ also benefits the local economy. According to a 2005 study conducted by the University of Arkansas Center for Business and Economic Research, an estimated $35 million was expended to Arkansas businesses during the Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally week.