Aug 11 Sturgis Update

B-1 flyover takes place today

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Biker tourist trailer on Main Street Sturgis Aug 10, 2016

Courtesy of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Time for your daily dose of what's going on in town at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Vendor Statistics - YTD

  • As of 8:00 a.m. today, the City of Sturgis has issued 720 Temporary Vending Permits. This number compares to 903 in 2015 and 677 in 2014.

General Information

  • The B-1 flyover originally scheduled for Tuesday will now take place at 3:00 today (Thursday).

  • Main Street Photo Towers are open 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. daily.

  • Daily press conferences will take place at 1:00 in the Sturgis Community Center located at 1401 Lazelle. You can usually find parking on the north side of the building near the tennis courts or across the street along the creek.

  • Live bands will take the stage at the Harley-Davidson Rally Point from noon until 3 and 4 until 7.

  • Harley-Davidson is open for demo rides and numerous other exhibits on the Community Center lot at 1401 Lazelle.

  • Demo rides for Ducati, Indian, Can-Am-Spyder all day at Exit 30.

Tomorrow at the Rally (Friday, August 12)

  • Harley-Davidson Angels Ride (all women) registration at 9 and the ride leaves at 10 from the Sturgis Community Center.

  • Jackpine Gypsies Pro-Hillclimb. Gates open at 8 and racing begins at 10. Held at the JPG club grounds on the south side of I-90.

Get more detailed information on Sturgis rally at their website. Need a bike for next year? Check out our Classifieds.