August 20-21, 2011 USA IL Peoria * Grand Nationals Weekend PDF Print E-mail
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Grand Nationals Weekend

August 20-21, 2011 in Peoria, Illinois

Be a Part of Illinois' largest motorcycle festival as we celebrate the running of the Grand National TT Motorcycle Races. All of Central Illinois welcomes the thousands that hop on their motorcycles and celebrate the Budweiser Grand Nationals Weekend. Enjoy two days of motorcycle activities beginning on Saturday August 20th with a motorcycle parade for charity that ends on the beautiful Peoria Riverfront where you'll find lots of activities from antique and custom bike shows, leather goods vendors, stunt shows, live music, great food and ice cold Budweiser!!

Bring out your bikes and the whole family to shop the many vendors at the swap meet, marvel at the custom detailing at our Antique & Custom Bike Show. Catch one of four unique "Central Illinois Extreme" motorcycle stunt shows!    

Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at Riverfront Park in Peoria, IL.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
ALL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

EVENT GROUNDS
10:00AM Gates open at downtown Rally site

MORTORCYCLE PARADE
10:00AM Leaves from PMC Race Park

The Motorcycle Parade for Charity begins on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM. For a $15 contribution, motorcycles of all styles and makes will parade from PMC Race Park to the Grand Nationals rally at downtown Peoria's RiverFront Park. FREE admission to the Rally is included in your contribution to the Motorcycle Parade.

The Motorcycle Parade for Charity raises funds to support The Downed Riders Association. This association provides funding to cover medical expenses for professional motorcycle racers that have been injured during stunts and performances. The Downed Riders Association aides riders that would not ordinarily have proper health insurance due to their oft-considered dangerous lifestyles. The Downed Riders Association allows for motorcycle professionals to continue to participate in this fantastic sport.

YOUR $15 PARADE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:

$5.00 donation to the Downed Riders Association Admission to the Downtown Rally with live music, great food and tons of amazing vendors.

PARADE BEGINS AT PMC RACE PARK AT 10:00 AM

Parade around the Race track and proceed down Cameron Lane to Rt. 116. Take Rt. 116, Farmington Road, into Peoria past Bradley Park and up to Main Street. Take Main Street Past Bradley University and down the Main Street hill to Peoria's Riverfront Festival Park. Traffic control is provided by the Peoria County and City Police Department. Parade arrangements and parking is provided by PEO-TAZ A.B.A.T.E.


STUNT SHOW
WALL OF DEATH
10:00AM -8:00PM

SWAP MEET & VENDORS
10:00AM - MIDNIGHT

STUNT SHOW
CENTRAL ILLINOIS EXTREME STUNTS
4 SHOWS: 1:00 PM • 3:00 PM • 5:00 PM • 7:00 PM

ANTIQUE & CUSTOM BIKE SHOW
10:30AM – 3:00PM: REGISTRATION
3:00PM: JUDGING
4:00PM: AWARDS ON THE TENT STAGE
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
THE PARTY TENT STAGE
11:30AM
SUCKER PUNCH

1:00PM
Fashion Shows by DEIR DEZINES

1:30PM
SECTION 8

3:00PM
UGT

4:30PM
Fashion Shows by DEIR DEZINES

5:15PM
B'DRIVEN
BUDWEISER STAGE

6:00PM
THE WOLF & GYPSY BAND

8:00PM
SOUTH SIDE CINDY & THE SLIPTONES

10:00PM
TED NUGENT

Tickets before 6:00 pm at the gate are $15.

Tickets after 6:00 pm at the gate are $20.


Amazing custom detailing at the Custom
& Antique Bike show

The New Life Riders present The Antique and Custom Motorcycle Show at The Grand Nationals Weekend. All of the proceeds generated from the Antique and Custom Motorcycle Show go directly to the New Life Riders Association.

With 13 divisions and tons of amazing entries, you won't want to miss a single second! The bike show begins at 10:00 AM with judging and awards at 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM, respectively.

Registration Fee Is Just $10
The Registration Time is From 10:00a.m. – 1:30p.m.


For more information visit http://www.grandnationalsweekend.com
    
CONTACT  Jay Goldberg  312-788-9352
          

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