Bikes Blues and BBQ is the world’s largest charity motorcycle rally that benefits women, children, and the underserved members of the Northwest Arkansas community. Over the course of our 19 years, the event has realized over $2 million to local charities.
Below is some information that we hope will help make your visit even better.

Event Dates

The Bikes Blues & BBQ event is 4 days long and is always the last week of September and ends on Sunday, however many event goers like to come early and stay a little longer as Fayetteville and the surrounding community has so much to offer.


Bikes Blues & BBQ is spread out across the Northwest Arkansas region to help our local economy grow as well as to help the people who attend the event enjoy more of what the area has to offer. One location is just not enough room. To check more info on events and their locations click here:


There are many places to camp around Northwest Arkansas during the Bikes Blues & BBQ event. From Primitive Camping to RV Camping, this list should help you find the perfect temporary home based on your desired distance from the event.


There are a lot of Hotels and Motels in the Northwest Arkansas area. Rather than list them all and bug out your eyes, it’s best to contact the local Visitors Bureaus yy.

Local Food
Hopping John’s Bistro – Fayetteville

Northwest Arkansas is filled to the brim of great eatery’s. Our sister page NWA Food is a perfect place to find what you are hungary for. Using GEO Tag technology, you simply have to type in “Hamburger” and the site will point you to the closest locations to you. Be sure to leave a review. Visit

Event Vendors

Bikes, Blues & BBQ is a family-friendly rally, please take this into consideration before submitting an application. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, here is the downloadable form. Fill out the appropriate application below and get it sent in. This is a great opportunity to get in front of 1000’s of event visitors.

Event Sponsors

Sponsors are part of the lifeblood of the nation’s largest charity driven motorcycle rally. Bikes Blues & BBQ is thankful for all the companies and individuals who help to make the event possible by lending their support to the rally.  To learn more about being a Bikes Blues & BBQ Sponsor visit

Special Events

From Live Music to Classic Car Shows, Northwest Arkansas is littered with many special events during Bikes Blues & BBQ. Too many to list, we suggest simply visiting the website at

Mapped Rides
White Rock Mountain

Each year the event maps out several rides that take you thru the beautiful Ozarks. These rides are specifically mapped out for motorcycles. You can get the details of each Mapped Ride here:

Live Music
Photo: Clayton Taylor

Statistically Arkansas has been home for many very famous musicians and Northwest Arkansas’ bands are something to see. You will find the largest music stage on Dickson St with local, regional ant International acts. You can count on the local bars and clubs offering a great selection of live music. Learn more about Northwest Arkansas’ awesome music scene right here on our site,

Bike Repair
Pig Trail Harley-Davidson in Rogers
  • Fayetteville – (479) 442-7433 – 529 Midtown
  • Fayetteville – (479) 521-7133 – Freedom Powersports
  • Rogers – (479) 250-9870 – Impact Cycles
  • Rogers – (479) 636-9797 – Pig Trail Harley Davidson
  • Eureka Springs – (479) 363-6224 – Eureka Springs Harley-Davidson
Local Radio

You name it, we have it. No matter your music taste Northwest Arkansas has you covered. Here are a few that we feel may be what you are looking for. Most will be at each year’s event event so stop and say hi to the jocks.

  • 98.3 FM – 983 The Keg – Rock/Classic Rock
  • 93.3 FM – 933 The Eagle – Classic Rock
  • 101.5 FM – Star 101.5 – Classic Hits
  • 104.9 FM – 1049 The X – Rock/New Rock
  • 96.7 FM – 967 The Coyote – New Country
  • 106.5 FM – Lite 106.5 – Timeless Classics
  • 99.5 FM – ESPN 995 – Sports