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Learn About the Lake George Americade Motorcycle Rally: June 2 - 6, 2020

Since 1983, the scenic Lake George area has hosted Americade, the world's largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally. Americade draws over 50,000 riders and passengers each year for a week of events, exhibits and vendors.

Besides a picturesque background, laid-back atmosphere, and winding roads for motorcycling, the Lake George area offers many restaurants, shopping spots and attractions, making it a perfect location for Americade.

row of motorcycles

Though some locals may complain about the ruckus of thousands of motorcycles thundering through the streets during this week-long motorcycle touring rally, there is nothing quite like it, and no doubt about it, Americade is one of the most popular annual events in the Northeast!

Each year a highlight of Americade week is the Americade Expo, which takes place at the Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park. The expo features hundreds of vendors from all over the world. Motorcyclists can expect to preview anything and everything from the best riding gear to the latest motorcycle accessories and gadgets.

Americade - happening in 2020 from June 2 to 6 - offers motorcycle enthusiasts a wealth of exciting events and activities all week long, ranging from stunt shows and scavenger hunts to boat cruises, guided motorcycle tours and more!

Cruise on Up to Lake George for These Annual Favorite Americade Activities

  • Fireworks
  • Parades
  • Festival of Lights
  • Dinners
  • Rides - Unguided, guided, and self-guided MiniTours along scenic roads
  • Charity Events
  • Motorcycle Vendors
  • Contests
  • Boat Rides
  • Demos
  • Door Prizes
  • Performances by World Champion Motorcyclists
  • ...and Much More!

TIP: Head to Canada Street during Lake George Americade Week to check out hundreds, if not thousands, of motorcyclists and their prized bikes! From Yamahas and Hondas, to BMWs and Harleys, to Ducatis and Kawasakis, you are sure to see every make and model polished to perfection.

View a full schedule of 2020 Americade events »

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Contact Americade organizers.

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