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Butler Bikes & BBQ, July 22-24 at the Butler Farm Show Grounds

…Just off Route 68 in Butler—only 35 minutes north of Pittsburgh!


It’s time to rev your engines for the second annual Butler Bikes & BBQ, July 22-24. Festivities will start on Friday evening with a Kickoff Ride through Downtown Butler leading into the Butler Farm Show Grounds.

Veterans in Need Butler County PAButler Bikes & BBQ is a celebration of motorcycles and the people who ride them. This family-friendly event features 4 demo trucks, a variety of motorcycles, food and merchandise vendors, a bike show and kickoff ride, bike accessories, demonstrations, live entertainment, games, scenic rides, and more! Butler Bikes & BBQ is open to the public with free general admission and all ages are welcome to attend. Butler Bikes and BBQ benefits Butler County Veterans in Need. Veterans In Need is a private, nonprofit organization that collects and holds funding to relieve the distress of veterans and their families during times of financial emergency. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals or groups to volunteer during the event. Sign up today!

Come out to Butler Bikes & BBQ and see legendary rocker Lita Ford!
As a founding member of The Runaways, Lita Ford is known for her 1980s hits, “Kiss Me Deadly” and “Close My Eyes Forever”. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 the day of the event. Advance online tickets will get early entry. Special guest A Common Crown. Don’t miss the thunder and the roar at Butler Bikes & BBQ and Lita Ford!


This year’s Butler Bikes & BBQ will feature lots of hands-on-activities and opportunities to see all types of motorcycles and demonstrations. Visit the demo truck page for more information on riding new 2022 motorcycles at the event.

Our sponsor, Pitt Cycles will be here with three trucks filled with bikes. You’ll get a first-hand look at the latest and greatest from Indian Motorcycle, Triumph Motorcycles, and BMW Motorrad. Plus get tips from the pros about new trends, customization, and the many services they offer.

“Ride With The Champ” Jeff Stanton, sponsored by Pitt Cycles and Triumph. Jeff Stanton is a 6x AMA Cross Champ Motorcross Champion and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer. He will lead four scheduled rides through the scenic backroads of Northern Butler County. Pre-register today. (Space is limited to 10 bikes per ride. For more information on the rides, visit the schedule page.

New Castle Harley presents the official Harley-Davidson Demo Truck with all 2022 new Harleys on display for demo rides, the Harley Jumpstart Rider Experience™, a tent full of Harley-Davidson Gear, and Dealer Swag.

The fun continues at Butler Bikes & BBQ with A.B.A.T.E. (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education). A.B.A.T.E. will be organizing a variety of events like the Kickoff Ride, planned scenic rides, bike show, bike games and kid’s activities. That’s right, A.B.A.T.E. will have a special Kids Bike Garage. Kiddos can bring their broken bikes to the event, and A.B.A.T.E.’s on-site volunteers will repair them for free. They’ll also be donating free, gently used bicycles to kids in need (while supplies last).

So cruise on over to the most exciting event of the year where you’ll enjoy live music, great food, craft beer, and learn all about local motorcycle distributors and the many ways to enjoy your bike as you explore those scenic backroads of Butler County.


Enjoy a wide range of live music all weekend long.



Join us for a variety of bike games!



Our event wouldn’t be possible without our generous sponsors. Interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor?