Event Schedule

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

Bikes Blues and BBQ 2014 – September 24-27

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.


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 26, the limited number of ride participants receives an official VIP pass for Thursday of the rally, a bottle of Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whiskey with 15th Anniversary Commemorative Badge, and a unique guided ride complete with catered meal.  The ride finale is a stop at a Mermaids Restaurant for a sampling of the Jack Daniels family of products and Chef Todd’s remarkable culinary creations.  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

The Cherokee Casino VIP Ride and Concert

On Friday, Sept. 26, Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs will be sponsoring the Casino VIP Ride and Concert, a guided ride through the beautiful roads of northwest Arkansas and northeast Oklahoma, culminating in a stop at Cherokee Casino where participants will be invited to join the evening’s band, the fabulous Kentucky Headhunters in the “Meet and Greet” room with food, beverages, and a cash bar.  Meet the band, take photos, and generally hang out with one of the best country music acts on the road today.   The pass entitles the bearer to a Cherokee Casino Bikes Blues and BBQ T-shirt, as well as $10 in complimentary rewards play and admission to the BBB Budweiser Sponsors/VIP area in the Bikes Blues and BBQ Beer Garden all day Friday until the ride begins.

These passes ($100 per rider and $50 per passenger) for this unique experience are limited, so order yours now at 479.527.9993!  See you at the show.

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 Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Miss BBB Contest

The Miss BBB Contest, sponsored by our good friends at Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys, will be held on the mainstage in the Dickson St. Beer garden on Saturday night, Sept. 24, 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.

The H.O.G. Special Event

As always, H.O.G. will be doing a special event for members only at Bikes Blues and BBQ.  As details become available, they will be posted in this section of the website.

The Bikes Blues and BBQ Karaoke Contest

Finals – Saturday, Sept. 24 – At a great new venue, Arvest Ball Park in Springdale, just off I-49.  The Ball Park is a magnificent area, and is blessed with acres of free parking.

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

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.

Contact – tybottorff@yahoo.com

The Third 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. 26 – 12:00pm- 8:00pm

Car Show – Saturday September 27st, 2014- 8:00am-4:30pm

The First 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 27 – for more info – www.ozarkvma.com

Northwest Arkansas Steak Cooking Championships also at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale -  Saturday, Sept. 27 is steak cooking and tasting day.

Come sample some of this best steaks you’ll ever have and then pick out your favorite and 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.  Don’t miss it!

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.

United Rentals Parade of Power

Saturday, Sept. 27 – Staging at Washington Co Fairgrounds Campgrounds – 3:30 Parade begins at 4:00

Fayetteville Firefighters’ Poker Runs

Both poker runs originate at the Baum Motorcycle Village area and end at the Washington County Fairgrounds Campground

Friday Eureka Springs Run First Bike out – 8:30 Last Bike out – 10:30

Saturday Oklahoma Run First Bike out – 8:30 Last Bike out – 10:30

Stokes Air “Battle of the Bikes” sponsored in part by Nabholtz 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 – 6:00-8:00 Saturday – 2:00-4:00

Bikes Blues and Bombers Air Show

It was such a hit last year that the Commemorative Air Force is returning to BBB with some of the warplanes that helped win WWII.  The show will take place Sept. 25-28 at the Fayetteville Executive Airport on Hwy 71 just south of Fayetteville.  You’ll have the opportunity for a once in a lifetime experience, actually going up in one of these magnificent aircraft.  For more info, http://www.airpowersquadron.org/#!fayetteville-ar/c1toc 

Rally-Long Attractions

Baum Stadium Venue

Manufacturer Demo Rides

Harley-Davidson Demo Rides in Harley Village at Baum Motorcycle Village

The Motor Company will have their newest offering for your test riding pleasure as well as displays of the new bikes.  Rides begin on Wednesday, from noon-5:00, with bikes on display from noon-8:00.  Then Thursday-Saturday, rides will be conducted from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, with bikes on display from 9:00 am-8:00 pm.   Don’t seeing seeing and trying out the newest models!

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


Factory Demo rides in the Baum Motorcycle Village

Yamaha         *         Victory        *        Indian

The Hambone Express Pig Races

Yup, the pigs are returning after a one year absence and we couldn’t be happier.  If you haven’t seen this, you have no idea of the show you’ve missed.   Every day of the rally, these fleet footed porkers will be racing at the Official BBB Campground at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  The racing schedule will be posted soon.

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. 25–Saturday, Sept. 27st 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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11:30 PM

12 am – Midnight

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