Vintage Motorcycle Events: November/December 2019
Where to go and what to do for vintage motorcycle events in the U.S. and Canada during November and December 2019.
11/2 — Head to Vicksburg, Mississippi, for the 3rd Annual Vicksburg Vintage Motorcycle Show. Entry is free and open to pre-1990 motorcycles, scooters, dirt bikes, etc. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and more than 15 awards will be given out, including class awards, People’s Choice and Best of Show. Enjoy live entertainment and downtown Vicksburg. The show will be held at the Farmer’s Market park at 1055 Washington St. For more info, contact Roger Harris by email, call him at (601) 831-2079 or search Vicksburg Vintage Motorcycle Show on Facebook.
11/3 — Join the Southern California Norton Owners Club for “the best ride by a dam site,” the Hansen Dam Ride. Now in its 40th year, the ride is a great way to spend a day enjoying classic motorcycles. Recent years have seen more than 500 bikes of all makes show up, making it the largest classic motorcycle event of the year in Southern California. A 75-mile-plus route is mapped out for the day. Show up as early as 8 a.m. for coffee and donuts, and after the ride the grill will be fired up with lunch served. The ride departs at 10 a.m. sharp!
11/9 — Visit Norcross, Georgia, for the 29th Annual Blue Moon Cycle Euro Bike Swap Meet on Saturday, Nov. 9. The swap meet is open to all parts, accessories and apparel for European motorcycles. Display your late model, used or classic bike for sale in the Consignment Corral for $25 each. No fee for buyers or sellers, and free lunch for all. The swap meet runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, then come back and join in Sunday, Nov. 10, for the Blue Moon Cycle Vintage Ride. Join the Blue Moon staff and friends for a scenic ride through the Georgia countryside including a lunch stop and a special attraction. This ride is open to all motorcycles 1985 and older. Admission is free, and the ride leaves at 9 a.m. from Blue Moon Cycle. On the web at, or call John Landstrom for more details at (770) 447-6945, ext. 20.
12/31 — The last ride of the year: Join the Southern California Norton Owners Club for the Run for the Roses up to Newcomb’s Ranch. Ride departs at 10 a.m. sharp from Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste located at 1770 East Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, California.
1/25 — Mark your calendar early for the largest vintage motorcycle show in South Florida. Head to Dania Beach, just south of Ft. Lauderdale, for the 14th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. More than 400 classic bikes will be judged under the trees in Frost Park. Enjoy live music, vendors, a bike parts swap meet, food, motorcycle field games, roller derby girls, a vintage bicycle display and more. The event is free to the public, with a fee for entering bikes, and proceeds benefit K9s For Warriors, Southeastern Guide Dogs and the Dania Beach Lions Club.
2/2 — The Santa Fe Trail Antique Motorcycle Club will host their annual vintage and classic motorcycle show and swap meet on Feb. 2, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St., Lawrence, Kansas. Motorcycle entry fee: $10 for first two bikes. Additional entries are free. Set-up time is 6 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. Vendor space is $25 and vendors need to register ahead of the show to guarantee a table. All motorcycles must be at least 35 years old and appear runnable. Contact John at: 913-206-8134 or firstname.lastname@example.org or download the form at sftrail.org.
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Oct. 31-Nov. 3 — Lone Star Rally. Galveston Island, TX.
Nov. 7-10 —19th Annual Rocky Point Rally. Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico.
Nov. 22-24 —International Motorcycle Show. Long Beach, CA.
Nov. 24 — So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet. Long Beach, CA.
Dec. 1 —42nd Annual Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade. Chicago, IL.
Dec. 6-8 —International Motorcycle Show. New York City, NY.
Dec. 29 —So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet. Long Beach, CA.
Jan. 3-5 —International Motorcycle Show. Dallas, TX.
Jan. 10-12 —International Motorcycle Show. Washington, DC.
Jan. 17-19 — International Motorcycle Show. Denver, CO.
Jan. 24-26 — International Motorcycle Show. Cleveland, OH.
Jan. 26 —So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet. Long Beach, CA.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2 — International Motorcycle Show. Minneapolis, MN.
Feb. 7-9 — International Motorcycle Show. Chicago, IL.
Feb. 23 —So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet. Long Beach, CA.
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