Sorry to say Americade 2020 has been canceled. We'll see you in 2021!

Fire up your motorcycle - it's time for Americade!

Americade is a massive gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts and their bikes on the shores of beautiful Lake George.

It doesn’t matter what you ride. Harleys, Indians, BMWs, Hondas, and every other brand of motorcycle is welcomed and represented at Americade. Join thousands of fellow riders on some of the best motorcycle rides in New York. Cruise the Adirondacks with new friends and old pals. Walk the huge trade expo, jam to live music, attend Americade University, and explore the restaurants, shops, and attractions of Lake George Village. If you love motorcycles you have to ride to the Americade motorcycle rally.

A true rider's rally, Americade marks the beginning of the riding season and offers self-guided rides through picturesque historic communities

The sprawling Americade Expo offers over one million square feet of motorcycle products, gear, and vendors. This year we will be regulating/limiting the headcount throughout the day to allow substantial social distancing. Handwashing stations will be available, and masks are required. Masks will be distributed as needed. 

Become a "Roads Scholar" through Americade University, a seminar and lecture series offering presentations daily at the Fort William Henry Conference Center. Don't miss out on lectures and seminars by some of the most well-known people in the motorcycling world. This year Americade University will be virtual/online classes.

Check back often for updates on the 2020 Americade schedule of events!

Tuesday

Tuesday's Americade Event Line Up:

  • Unguided Rides - Varies - Conquer these gorgeous loops throughout the Adirondacks and Vermont whenever you get the itch to ride!
  • Adirondack Side-By-Side Tours - By reservations - For the fun-seeking, adrenaline junkie, Americade is offering the perfect adventure: an off-road, all-terrain vehicle guided ride through the forests of the Adirondacks, paired with a scenic route and $15 meal voucher towards lunch at a delicious restaurant. Located in the Adirondack Mountains, you’ll be guided along 170 acres of challenging trails and exhilarating off-road terrain that will surely get your blood pumping.
  • Ladies Coffee & Motorcycle Club - 7:00am - 8:00am - For 2020, "BYOC" (bring your own coffee) and join us for the Ladies Coffee & Motorcycle Club moderated by well-known journalist, motorcyclist, and world-traveler Diane Ortiz. They'll be meeting in the Carriage House in a socially distant circle for this informal, and often funny, group of fellow women riders talks about things only women riders can identify with. You'll hear the funniest responses to "Is that your husband's bike?"
  • Registration Sign-in - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - Taking place at the Holiday Inn Resort.
  • Wounded Warrior Project Charity Silent Auction - 9:00am - This silent auction will be 100% touchless for 2020. All the gear (jackets, helmets, communications systems, etc) can be seen In the EXPO as well as online. Live silent bidding takes place online. Bids start as low as $5, with the highest bidder winning regardless of how low the bid is! Could you win a $500 helmet for $40? A $400 jacket for $50? A $500 GPS for $60? Possibly! All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project.
  • The Amazing Ride (Prizes, Self Guided) - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Ride around the Lake George Area playing this fun riding game! Find the specially marked Kiosk and take a selfie in front of it in 5 communities for ONE chance at winning. Take a selfie at all 7 communities and DOUBLE your chances of winning a prize from Cardo Systems. Each location is an interesting stop, so you'll enjoy each one. You have 5 days to visit selected towns using the clues you're provided, but it's possible to complete The Amazing Ride in one day. The challenge can be completed over five days or all in one day. Send an email with all of your selfies to the email on your playing card by 5:00 pm Saturday to be entered in the drawing for the prize! Winners names will be drawn after the event.
  • Americade's Expo - 9:00 am - 7:30 pm - Over 1 million square feet of vendors! The Americade Expo is one of the biggest expos in the country, featuring motorcycle demos, great food, a beer garden, free parking, and more. The Americade Expo is held at the Lake George Festival Commons.
  • Motorcycle Demos and Displays - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Americade has more motorcycle and trike demos and displays than any other event in America! Test ride motorcycles and talk to experts from over a dozen brands at the Fort William Henry Demo Area.
  • Cruisin' LG - Scenic Boat Cruise - 6:30pm - 8:45pm - A Must-Do at Americade is to take a boat cruise on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake George. It's fun, easy, and will be a highlight of your trip to Americade. In order to maintain social distance, there will not be meals on the boat cruises in 2020. Capacities will be reduced in accordance with NYS Health Dept. guidelines.
  • Americade's Knights of the Round Table - On Facebook Live - 7:00pm - 8:00pm - One of the unique highlights of Americade Week is the Knights of the Round Table, featuring famous motorcyclists sharing funny and amazing stories. Fascinating and FUNNY, last year's Round Table received a standing ovation! This year's Round Table will be online and will feature some special guests telling hilarious motorcycle stories, including Alonzo Bodden, motorcycle magazine editors, the founder of Americade, and more.

Additional Services & Information

  • Free Battery Check - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Get your battery checked for free by Yuasa.
  • What's New & What to Do - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Americade staff will be on hand in the Fort William Henry Conference Center to answer questions and give advice on how to get the most out of your Americade experience!
  • Free Motorcycle Parking - 9:00am - 12:00am - Check the website for the map.
Wednesday

Wednesday's Americade Event Line Up:

  • Unguided Rides - Varies - Conquer these gorgeous loops throughout the Adirondacks and Vermont whenever you get the itch to ride!
  • Unguided Ride Departures - Varies - Join fellow riders on these stunning tours throughout the Adirondacks, Vermont, and other scenic locations. Ride a variety of carefully-selected routes that include gas stops, leg stretching, catered lunch, door prizes, and CB commentary from our guides.
  • Adirondack Side-by-Side Tours - By reservations - Take an unguided tour through Adirondack forest on an off-road, all-terrain vehicle. These high-performance side-by-sides are the perfect vehicle for adrenaline-junkies. Explore 170 acres of challenging trails over the course of 2.5 hours.
  • Registration Sign-In - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - At the Holiday Inn Resort.
  • The Amazing Ride (Prizes, Self Guided) - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Ride around the Lake George Area playing this fun riding game! Winners names will be drawn after the event. 
  • Americade's Expo - 9:00 am - 7:30 pm - Over 1 million square feet of vendors! The Americade Expo is one of the biggest expos in the country, featuring motorcycle demos, great food, a beer garden, free parking, and more. The Americade Expo is held at the Lake George Festival Commons.
  • Motorcycle Demos and Displays - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Americade has more motorcycle and trike demos and displays than any other event in America! Test ride motorcycles and talk to experts from over a dozen brands at the Fort William Henry Demo Area.
  • Skills Challenge - 5:00pm - Think you've got the skills it takes to win an Americade Skills Challenge? Time to put them to the test! Sign up in the Activities Room to enter the Skills Challenge against your fellow Americaders. Winners will take home an award and bragging rights!
  • Cruisin' LG - Scenic Boat Cruise - 6:30pm - 8:45pm - A Must-Do at Americade is to take a boat cruise on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake George. It's fun, easy, and will be a highlight of your trip to Americade. In order to maintain social distance, there will not be meals on the boat cruises in 2020. Capacities will be reduced in accordance with NYS Health Dept. guidelines.

Additional Services & Information

  • Free Battery Check - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Get your battery checked for free by Yuasa.
  • Free Motorcycle Parking - 9:00am - 12:00am - Check the website for the map.
Thursday

Thursday's Americade Event Line Up:

  • Unguided Rides - Varies - Conquer gorgeous loops throughout the Adirondacks and Vermont whenever you get the itch to ride!
  • Adirondack Side-by-Side Tours - By reservation - Take an unguided tour through Adirondack forest on an off-road, all-terrain vehicle. These high-performance side-by-sides are the perfect vehicle for adrenaline-junkies. Explore 170 acres of challenging trails over the course of 2.5 hours.
  • NEW! Ride The Rails Ride - By reservation - Take a handcrafted scenic ride north to your one-of-a-kind adventure on a 90-minute rail bicycle tour. Ride the old railroad tracks on these unique bikes for a fun new way to "ride" in the Adirondacks. 
  • Registration Sign-In - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - At the Holiday Inn Resort.
  • The Amazing Ride (Prizes, Self Guided) - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Ride around the Lake George Area playing this fun riding game! Winners names will be drawn after the event. 
  • Americade's Expo - 9:00 am - 7:30 pm - Over 1 million square feet of vendors! The Americade Expo is one of the biggest expos in the country, featuring motorcycle demos, great food, a beer garden, free parking, and more. The Americade Expo is held at the Lake George Festival Commons.
  • Motorcycle Demos and Displays - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Americade has more motorcycle and trike demos and displays than any other event in America! Test ride motorcycles and talk to experts from over a dozen brands at the Fort William Henry Demo Area.
  • Alonzo Bodden Mountaintop Comedy Show - 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Great ready for a big, fun night of comedy in a beautiful and socially distant venue! We're flying Alonzo Bodden in from LA, erecting a stage on top of Prospect Mountain, and are inviting you to come to the show. Each motorcycle will park in one space, giving you 12'+ of space between you and your neighbor. Talk about socially distanced! And, the entire event benefits front line hospital workers! You'll laugh till your sides hurt, you might win some amazing prizes and you'll take in one of the best views in the region. Don't miss this! This will at Prospect Mountain. 
  • Cruisin' LG - Scenic Boat Cruise - 6:30pm - 8:45pm - A Must-Do at Americade is to take a boat cruise on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake George. It's fun, easy, and will be a highlight of your trip to Americade. In order to maintain social distance, there will not be meals on the boat cruises in 2020. Capacities will be reduced in accordance with NYS Health Dept. guidelines.
  • MotoMotion Freestyle Stunt Show - 7:00pm -  Americade's 2020 stunt show is going to be a memorable one. Performing on top of Prospect Mountain will be part of the Smage Stunt Team, doing jaw-dropping, gravity-defying stunts on stage, in the air, and in front of you. 
  • Wounded Warrior Project Charity Silent Auction - 7:00pm - This silent auction will be 100% touchless for 2020. All the gear (jackets, helmets, communications systems, etc) can be seen In the EXPO as well as online. Live silent bidding takes place online. All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Additional Services & Information

  • Free Battery Check - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Get your battery checked for free by Yuasa.
  • Free Motorcycle Parking - 9:00am - 12:00am - Check the website for the map.
Friday

Friday's Americade Event Line Up:

  • Unguided Rides - Varies - Take a ride on these stunning tours throughout the Adirondacks, Vermont, and other scenic locations.
  • Adirondack Side-by-Side Tours - By reservation - Take an unguided tour through Adirondack forest on an off-road, all-terrain vehicle. These high-performance side-by-sides are the perfect vehicle for adrenaline-junkies. Explore 170 acres of challenging trails over the course of 2.5 hours.
  • NEW! Ride The Rails Ride - By reservation - Take a handcrafted scenic ride north to your one-of-a-kind adventure on a 90-minute rail bicycle tour. Ride the old railroad tracks on these unique bikes for a fun new way to "ride" in the Adirondacks. 
  • Registration Sign-In - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - At the Holiday Inn Resort.
  • The Amazing Ride (Prizes, Self Guided) - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Ride around the Lake George Area playing this fun riding game! Winners names will be drawn after the event. 
  • Americade's Expo - 9:00 am - 7:30 pm - Over 1 million square feet of vendors! The Americade Expo is one of the biggest expos in the country, featuring motorcycle demos, great food, a beer garden, free parking, and more. The Americade Expo is held at the Lake George Festival Commons.
  • Motorcycle Demos and Displays - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Americade has more motorcycle and trike demos and displays than any other event in America! Test ride motorcycles and talk to experts from over a dozen brands at the Fort William Henry Demo Area.
  • MotoMotion Freestyle Stunt Show - 5:00pm -  Americade's 2020 stunt show is going to be a memorable one. Performing on top of Prospect Mountain will be part of the Smage Stunt Team, doing jaw-dropping, gravity-defying stunts on stage, in the air, and in front of you. 
  • Cruisin' LG - Scenic Boat Cruise - 6:30pm - 8:45pm - A Must-Do at Americade is to take a boat cruise on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake George. It's fun, easy, and will be a highlight of your trip to Americade. In order to maintain social distance, there will not be meals on the boat cruises in 2020. Capacities will be reduced in accordance with NYS Health Dept. guidelines.

Additional Services & Information

  • Free Battery Check - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Get your battery checked for free by Yuasa.
  • Free Motorcycle Parking - 9:00am - 12:00am - Check the website for the map.
Saturday

Saturday's Americade Event Line Up:

  • Unguided Rides - Varies - Take a ride on these stunning tours throughout the Adirondacks, Vermont, and other scenic locations.
  • Adirondack Side-by-Side Tours - By reservation - Take an unguided tour through Adirondack forest on an off-road, all-terrain vehicle. These high-performance side-by-sides are the perfect vehicle for adrenaline-junkies. Explore 170 acres of challenging trails over the course of 2.5 hours.
  • Registration Sign-In - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm - At the Holiday Inn Resort.
  • Americade's Expo - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Over 1 million square feet of vendors! The Americade Expo is one of the biggest expos in the country, featuring motorcycle demos, great food, a beer garden, free parking, and more. The Americade Expo is held at the Lake George Festival Commons.
  • Motorcycle Demos and Displays - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Americade has more motorcycle and trike demos and displays than any other event in America! Test ride motorcycles and talk to experts from over a dozen brands at the Fort William Henry Demo Area.
  • The Amazing Ride (Prizes, Self Guided) - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Ride around the Lake George Area playing this fun riding game! Winners names will be drawn after the event. 
  • Cruisin' LG - Scenic Boat Cruise - 6:30pm - 8:45pm - A Must-Do at Americade is to take a boat cruise on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake George. It's fun, easy, and will be a highlight of your trip to Americade. In order to maintain social distance, there will not be meals on the boat cruises in 2020. Capacities will be reduced in accordance with NYS Health Dept. guidelines.

Additional Services & Information

  • Free Battery Check - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Get your battery checked for free by Yuasa.
  • Free Motorcycle Parking - 9:00am - 12:00am - Check the website for the map.