Event Schedule

The schedule is often updated – check back often to see our lineups and events!

Bikes Blues and BBQ 2015 – September 23-26

Beer Garden and Venue Schedules

Dickson Street

Wednesday – 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm Thursday – Noon – 11:30 Friday – 10:00 – Midnight Saturday – 8:00 am – 12:30 am

Baum Motorcycle Village

Wednesday – Noon-7:30 pm Thursday – 9:00 am-7:30 pm Friday – 9:00 am-7:30 pm Saturday – 9:00 am-7:30 pm

Washington County Fairgrounds Saloon and Campgrounds

Wednesday – 5:00-midnight Thursday – 3:00-midnight Friday – Noon – until it’s over Saturday – 9:00 – until it’s over

Arvest Ball Park – Springdale at the junction of I-49 and U.S. 412

Saturday – 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

See “Music Schedule” under the Bikes Blues and BBQ tab on the homepage for all music stage schedules.

Attractions – Under Construction for 2015

The Jack Daniels Charity VIP Ride

A special attraction for the Bikes Blues and BBQ 15th Anniversary Rally, The Jack Daniels Charity VIP ride is sure to become the Fayetteville equivalent of the Sturgis Legends Ride.  Taking place on Thursday, September 24, the limited number of riders receives an official VIP pass for Thursday of the rally, a bottle of Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whiskey with 16th Anniversary Commemorative Badge, and a unique guided ride complete with catered meal.    And the VIP pass will provide access to the Budweiser Sponsors VIP area and all of its amenities for Thursday night.  All this for only $100 per rider and $50 per passenger.     This is a special event that you won’t want to miss.  It’s going to become a tradition and you’ll be able to say you were there for the first one!  Passes may be purchased in advance by contacting Bikes, Blues, and BBQ – 479.527.9993

For those of you who would simply like to get one of the Commemorative 16th Anniversary Single Barrel Bottles of Jack Daniels, we will have a few of those on display and for sale at Dickson Street Liquor, right in the middle of the rally.  You can call (479-443-5432) and reserve your bottle, or take your chances on waiting until rally time and dropping by.

The Budweiser Sponsors/VIP Area

Enjoy the Bikes Blues and BBQ Beer Garden in the Budweiser Sponsors/VIP area.  The best view in the entire rally is atop the Budweiser Bar on the sky platform.  The VIP area  has full bar service, seating, and is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the music on the Main Stage, or just to escape the crowds.

Budweiser Sponsors/VIP area passes are just $100 and are good for every day of the rally.  In addition to admission to the Sponsors/VIP area, each pass is good for 8 complimentary drinks per day.  To place your order, contact BBB at 479-527-9993, or e-mail us at info@bikesbluesandbbq.org

The Bikes Blues and BBQ Karaoke Contest

The BBB Karaoke Contest will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds Saloon on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Now then, just because you don’t live here in Northwest Arkansas and can’t attend the preliminary competition, we’re not going to leave you out.  We’ll be conducting a “wild card” contest to give  out-of-towners a chance to compete for the prizes.

We’ve assembled some phenomenal talents for this contest.  You won’t believe your ears.

For entry info, contact – tybottorff@yahoo.com

1st Place – $500, 2nd Place – $300, 3rd Place – $200

Karaoke Schedule

Wild Card Prelim – 2:00

Karaoke Finals – Approx. 4:00

The Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Miss BBB Contest

The Miss BBB Contest will be held on the mainstage in the Dickson St. Beer garden on Saturday night, Sept. 26, at 8:00.  The winning beauty will take home $1,500.  Check out the Miss BBB tab on the pull down menu on the home page for more info.


Harley-Davidson always hosts a “get together” for H.O.G. members and 2016 will be no different.  Check here for details as they become available.

The Brand New Arvest Ball Park Venue in Springdale

We have a whole day of fun at our newest venue in Springdale.  Live music, huge car show, vintage motorcycle show, steak and appetizer cookoff, steak dinners, military appreciation ride, helicopter rides, and much more.    See below for more info.

The Fourth Annual Bikes Blues and BBQ Car Show at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale!

Arvest Ball Park is easily accessible from both I-49 and U.S. 412.  You’ll definitely want to check out all the attractions at our newest venue

Cruise In – Friday, Sept. 25 – 12:00pm- 8:00pm

Car Show – Saturday September 26th, 2014- 8:00am-4:30pm

The Second Annual Ozark Vintage Motorcycle Association BBB Vintage Bike Show at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale

Some of the coolest vintage bikes you’ll ever see.  It takes place on Saturday, September 26 – for more info – www.ozarkvma.com

Northwest Arkansas Steak Cooking Championships also at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale –  Saturday, Sept. 26 is steak cooking and tasting day.

Come sample some of this best appetizers you’ll ever have and then have a steak dinner that evening.  This contest is a preliminary to the World’s Steak Cooking Championship and there will be some VERY serious cooks here.

And we’ll be having an appetizer contest as well with People’s Choice judging, and then the First Annual Bikes Blues and BBQ Steak Eating Contest.  You don’t want to miss any of this!

Steak dinner – 16oz Ribeye and sides  $15 in advance and $20 the day of the Steak Cook-off

Appetizer – $5 in advance and $7 the day of the Steak Cook-off

Both dinner tickets and Peoples’ Choice appetizer tasting tickets can be bought on-site or by going to www.BaconBowl.net to purchase advance tickets.

3:00 – 4:30 – Peoples’ Choice Appetizer Contest 4:00 – Steak Eating Contest 6:00-7:00 – Steak Dinners

For entry information, email  jmaclr@gmail.com

Soldiers’ Wish Stage at Arvest Ball Park

The Soldiers Wish Project will be providing live music on their stage at the Arvest Ball on Saturday of the rally.  Soldiers’ Wish is a support group for all American military, past and present.  Their mission is to say “Thank you” and to identify and provide for unmet needs of active duty service members, veterans of military service, and their families.  Past wishes have included mobility devices, assistance with educational resources, therapeutic retreats, and a host of other things.  Be sure to stop by Arvest Ball park and find out about the great work this organization does.

Helicopter Rides

See the rally and Northwest Arkansas from the sky.  It’s a great experience.

Wednesday Baum Stadium

Noon – close

Rides will be $25 pp

Thursday Washington County Fairgrounds

Noon – close

Rides will be $35 pp

Friday and Saturday Washington County Fairgrounds

9 am – close

Rides will be $35 pp

Saturday Arvest Ballpark

9 am – close

Rides will be $25 pp for a 3 minute ride and $45 pp for a 6 minute ride

United Rentals Parade of Power

Saturday, Sept. 26 – Staging at Washington Co Fairgrounds Campgrounds – 3:30 Parade begins at 4:00

Fayetteville Firefighters’ Poker Runs

Friday Eureka Springs Run – Registration Opens at 7:30 a.m.

Starts at Oak Plaza (Hwy 112 & North Street – Fayetteville)

First Bike out – 8:30 Last Bike out – 10:30

Saturday Oklahoma Run – Registration Opens at 7:30 a.m.

Starts at the Wedington Fire Dept. (13496 Arkansas 16 Scenic -Fayetteville)

First Bike out – 8:30 Last Bike out – 10:30

Stokes Air “Battle of the Bikes” sponsored in part by Nabholz at the Dickson Street Beer Garden

Saturday 7:00 a.m. – registration begins 8:00-2:00 – Bike Show/Battle of the Bikes

Lawn Mower Pulls

Riding arena at the Washington County Fairgrounds Campground

Friday – 7:00 Saturday – 7:00

Rally-Long Attractions

Baum Stadium Venue

Factory Demo rides in the Baum Motorcycle Village

Yamaha         *         Victory        *        Indian

No matter what your preference, we’ve got something to try out that you’ll love!  The Yamaha line of Cruisers, Standards, and Sportbikes.  Or the pure muscle from the Victory line.  All America is abuzz about the resurrection of the historic Indian name, and Polaris has done that right.  Check out the Chief, Chieftain, Roadmaster, and the incredible new Scout.

Enjoy Victory and Indian Demo Rides from Noon – 5:00 p.m. on September 23th and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on September 24-26

Enjoy Yamaha Demo Rides from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on September 23th, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on September 24/25 and  from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on September 26th

Join Harley-Davidson for demo rides on the all new 2016’s at the Baum Harley-Davidson Village!

Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience, first-hand, the thrill of riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.  Open to the general public, demo rides allow motorcycle enthusiasts the opportunity to test ride bikes from the current model year line-up.  Rides are always free!

Demo riders are required to possess a valid motorcycle operator’s license and be at least 18 years of age.  Demo riders and passengers are required to wear a property-fitting, D.O.T. certified helmet and other appropriate riding gear (including eye protection, shirt, and closed-toed shoes with a heel strap) while in the demo event.

H-D Demo rides begin on Wednesday, from noon to 5:00pmThursday through Saturday, demo rides will be conducted from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

The H-D display showroom will be active on Wednesday from noon to 6:00pm and Thursday through Saturday, from 9:00am till 6:00pm daily.

See you there!

H.O.G. Registration and Pin Stop Wednesday-Saturday – 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at Harley Davidson Village 

Helicopter Rides

We’ll be having helicopter rides at three different venues, The Baum Stadium Motorcycle Village, The Washington County Fairgrounds Campground, and the new Arvest Ball Park Venue.  Don’t miss this chance to see the rally from the air.  It’s breathtaking!

United FMX Stunt Team Show at The Baum Stadium Motorcycle Village

Thursday Show – 6:00 pm

Friday Shows – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Saturday Shows – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm

The Blues Train Shuttle

Runs Thursday, Sept. 24–Saturday, Sept. 26st from George’s to Baum Stadium and back on the hour and half hour.  (See Transportation tab on the BBB Website). $3 per person for a one-way trip or $5 per person for a round trip.

On Thursday the Train starts running at 12pm (noon) to 8pm.

On Friday and Saturday the Train starts running at 9am to 12am (midnight).







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12 am – Midnight

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