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The Open Road BikeFest
June 22 - June 25
The Open Road BikeFest
A Week-Long Event Staring June 22, 2022
Celebrate the opening of “The Open Road, The Art of the Motorcycle,” on display at William King Museum of Art starting 6/16, with the Open Road BikeFest! Join businesses in Abingdon, VA and the surrounding areas for a full week of Bike Nights, Block Parties, Bike Shows and Rides!
• Bike Night
Texas Roadhouse, Bristol, VA
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
• Hampton Inn: Cruise In
Hampton Inn, Abingdon, VA
Music: From The EDGE
Food Trucks on Site
• Block Party at the Spring House
Tumbling Creek Cider Company, Abingdon, VA
Music: Florencia and the Feeling, Annabelle’s Curse
• Black Wolf Harley- Davidson: Ride to BikeFest
Black Wolf Harley-Davidson, Bristol, VA
9:00 a.m. Registration
Begin your ride at Black Wolf Harley-Davidson in Bristol, VA, Saturday at 9AM and finish around 1PM at The Open Road BikeFest at Latture Field in Abingdon, VA.
FREE TO RIDE! Please consider donating to benefit William King Museum of Art, donations collected on site at registration. A separate $20.00 ticket is required to enter the BikeFest event at Latture Field, purchase these tickets on site at registration.
• The Open Road BikeFest:
Latture Field, Abingdon, VA **MOTORCYCLE PARKING ON THE GRASS, BRING YOUR KICKSTAND PLATE.**
Gates open at 1:00 p.m.
Featuring music, vendors, food trucks, beer garden, best in show contest & more! **BRING YOUR OWN LAWN CHAIR**
Tickets: $20.00 AT THE DOOR
Music: 2:00 p.m. Ron Short and the Possum Playboys | Phantom
What to Ride?
Plan your route ahead of time with Appalachian Backroads, a comprehensive guide to routes throughout Southwest Virginia. Over 1,500 miles of vetted byways climb to the edge of the horizon and descend thousands of feet to verdant valleys below. Connect to the Appalachian Backroads from the famed Back of the Dragon which boasts 3 mountains, 438 curves in 32 miles. Spurs off the main routes offer one-of-a-kind adventures that will keep you coming back for more!
Where to Stay?
Hampton Inn by Hilton at 510 Cummings St, Abingdon, VA, is offering bikers a special rate of $149/night (normal rate of $189) that extends throughout the entire BikeFest weekend. Guests can make the reservation by calling Hampton by Hilton’s front desk at (276) 619-4600 and mentioning The Open Road BikeFest or William King Museum of Art. Special rates are only available for the Wednesday before the festival (6/15) through the following Sunday (6/26).
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Where to Eat?
Abingdon is the Best Small Town Food Scene in the country (USA Today 2019, 2020, and 2021). It’s not hard to understand why. The town is home to over 30 independently owned restaurants, a surprisingly high number, considering Abingdon’s total population is just north of 8,000 people. Click HERE to see restaurant options in Abingdon, VA.
Check back regularly as we update the schedule for The Open Road BikeFest!