Event Info2022-07-22T13:01:19-04:00


It’s time to rev your engines for the second annual Butler Bikes & BBQ, July 22-24!

Butler Bikes & BBQ is a celebration of motorcycles and the people who ride them. This family-friendly event features 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 and all ages are welcome to attend.



Separate admission fee for Lita Ford concert. Tickets are available for presale online here for $15 per person or at the gate for $20 per person.

Parking at Butler County Farm Show Grounds: 

  • Motorcycles park free
  • Other vehicle parking $5


  • Motorcycle entrance to the event is off Meridian Road at Brady Paul Lane “back entrance to Farm Show Grounds”
  • Car entrance is off of Evans City Rd./ Route 68 “front entrance”

No registration or fees required. Please consider making a donation at the Kickoff Ride. All donations will go to Butler County Veterans In Need, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes funds to relieve the distress from veterans and their families during times of financial emergency. To learn more or donate to Butler County Veterans In Need, visit their website bcvin.org

Kickoff Ride

Butler Bikes & BBQ will open the event with a Kickoff Ride throughout Downtown Butler, Friday evening, July 22 meeting at 5 p.m. Meet up location is Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 420 N. Main Street Butler, PA. Riders will depart at 6 p.m. The ride will travel throughout Downtown Butler and lead into the Butler Farm Show Grounds.


Spend a night under the stars at one of Butler County’s rustic campgrounds or relax in a spacious suite at a hotel. No matter what you decide, there’s a place to rest that satisfies everyone’s preferences, here in Butler County. Book Today.

Nearby Campgrounds:

Nearby Hotels:


Are pets allowed?2022-07-14T14:15:57-04:00

Pets (including but not limited to: dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc.) are unfortunately not allowed at Butler Bikes and BBQ. Please see “Can I have an Emotional Support Dog or Service Dog at Butler Bikes and BBQ?” below.

How do I send tickets to my Wallet?2022-07-19T11:13:58-04:00

After you have purchased your tickets you can store them in your Wallet on iOS devices. First, open the Order Confirmation Email. Under the heading, “Send tickets to someone else or view your receipt Go Here”, click the Go Here link. This will take you to the order confirmation page on your mobile browser.

Next, click the View Ticket button.

Then, tap Send to iPhone (Wallet)


Here’s what your ticket will look like in your Wallet:

Repeat the steps for all the tickets you want to store in your Wallet.

When you get to the event, simply open your Wallet app and show your tickets for admittance!

How do I print my tickets?2022-07-19T11:14:15-04:00

You don’t need to print your ticket. Ticketleap is designed to work beautifully on mobile devices. You can pull up your ticket on Apple Wallet or through your email on your smartphone. This means no wasted paper or ink on a printed ticket.

Additional resources including printing tickets:

I lost or never received my tickets. How do I retrieve them?2022-07-19T11:11:06-04:00

If you never received an email with your tickets, make sure to first check your spam filters. Every once in awhile we’ll end up there. Add Ticketleap.com to your list of safe senders to ensure a successful delivery of barcode tickets in the future! If there is no email in your spam folder, fear not, there are three ways to get your tickets:

1. Enter your email address into Find Your Orders. Ticketleap will send you an email with all the tickets associated with that email address. From that email you will be able to access and download your tickets. Try multiple email address that you use frequently, like your work and personal email addresses. It’s possible you just forgot which email address you used.

2. If you already have a Ticketleap account, sign in and hover over your name and click My Tickets. From there you will see a list off all the tickets you’ve purchased using your Ticketleap account. From there you can access and download your tickets.

3. If you still haven’t received your tickets using the above two options, it is possible you entered the incorrect email address or there was a typo when purchasing tickets (don’t worry, it happens to the best of us!). No problem, send us an email to help@ticketleap.com and tell us your name and the event you purchased tickets for and the correct email you would like your tickets to be sent to.

What is the bag policy in the Grandstand Arena?2022-07-14T14:21:37-04:00

We will not allow backpacks, satchels, bags, and large purses into the concert venue. Please utilize clear bags as your items will be inspected at the gate. If it is necessary to bring an item into the venue for a medical reason, it will also be subject to search. No outside food or drink permitted. Please leave your pets at home.

What is the seating like in the Grandstand Arena? Is it standing room only?2022-07-14T14:21:12-04:00

Grandstand seating is on a first come, first serve basis. After, there is general lawn seating. You are permitted to bring a lawn chair or blanket. No umbrellas are permitted, but ponchos are encouraged if it rains. Please note: The general seating is in dirt, so a lawn chair is recommended.

What safety measures will there be at the Grandstand Arena?2022-07-14T14:20:50-04:00

Please be aware that metal detectors will be in use to screen all concert-goers. For the well-being of all attendees, weapons of any type are strictly prohibited. If it is necessary to bring an item into the venue for a medical reason, it will also be subject to search.

What does the event benefit?2022-07-14T14:18:12-04:00

This event benefits Butler County Veterans in Need. Please consider making a donation at the Kickoff Ride and throughout the event. Butler County Veterans In Need is a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes funds to relieve the distress from veterans and their families during times of financial emergency. To learn more or donate to Butler County Veterans In Need, visit their website bcvin.org

Can I bring my own food and drinks?2022-07-14T14:17:43-04:00

Sorry, no outside food and beverages are permitted at the event. Please visit our vendor page for more information on food and beverage vendors.

Can I have an emotional support dog or service dog at Butler Bikes and BBQ?2022-07-14T14:16:53-04:00

Yes, but you must have the paperwork from a Licensed Mental Health Professional. Service Pets are specifically trained to do work or perform tasks that mitigate a person’s disability.

The pet is required to have: Health Check from licensed Veterinarian, Behavioral Check, ESA Letter, ESA Registration certificate (all signed by a licensed therapist), Pet FD Card, Vest, Collar, Tag and all updated vaccinations.

All service Pets must be in a harness with a leash and have the proper paperwork attached. The Pet should have good social skills when taken to public places. IT IS REQUIRED BY LAW under the American Disability Act (ADA) you cannot ask what the person’s disability is but you can ask what task the service dog is trained to perform.

Is alcohol available?2022-07-14T14:12:41-04:00

Yes, there will be local breweries  and distilleries on site. Photo ID required for purchase. Please drink responsibly.

Can I bring children?2022-07-14T14:15:26-04:00

Butler Bikes and BBQ is a family-friendly event and children of all ages are welcome.

How much is parking?2022-07-14T14:15:04-04:00

Motorcycle parking is free. Vehicle parking is $5.

Is this a cash only event?2022-07-14T14:14:37-04:00

Cash and all major credit cards will be accepted at the event. There will be ATMs at the event as well.

What are the event rules?2022-07-14T14:14:07-04:00

No firearms or weapons are permitted at the event or concert. No gang colors or symbols are permitted at the event or concert. Anyone who violates these rules will be removed from the event. Please be aware that metal detectors will be in use to screen all concert-goers.

What happens if it rains?2022-07-14T14:13:33-04:00

The event will go on, rain or shine. No umbrellas are permitted in the Grandstand Arena. Ponchos are encouraged. Bike Games and the Bike Show might be postponed due to weather conditions.

Are you still accepting more vendors?2022-03-17T09:54:56-04:00

Yes, please contact our office at 724-234-4619 to discuss vendor applications.

Will I be able to purchase an event t-shirt?2022-06-28T16:12:48-04:00

Yes, Please visit the t-shirt booth during the event.

Are you allowed to camp on site?2022-03-17T09:53:49-04:00

Camping is not allowed at the Farm Show Grounds for this event, but there is camping available at nearby campgrounds, and there are numerous local hotels as well.


Free and paid music options all weekend!


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?

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