August 29 - September 2, 2018

HARLEY-DAVIDSON® 115TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN MILWAUKEE

Roll into Milwaukee Labour Day Weekend 2018 and join the celebration. No matter what you ride, or even if you haven’t started yet, all are welcome to join.
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TAKE THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

Saddle up and join the pilgrimage to H-D's motherland. We're starting in all four corners of the country: San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Portland, ME; and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Join the pack wherever it calls to you.

Rally Packs

Celebrate the 115th Anniversary with exclusive, limited quantity Rally Packs filled with merchandise and offering experiences you can only get in Milwaukee during Labor Day weekend.

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115TH ACTIVITIES

HARLEY-DAVIDSON 115TH AND HOG 35TH MOTO-CARNIVAL
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

Commencing on the shores of Lake Michigan, this free party is serving up high wire motorcycle thrill shows, Wall of Death, music, drinks, and more.

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON DEALERSHIPS
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

Visit all seven local dealerships to check out the new 2019 Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. Take demo rides, get on-site installations, talk with financing and gear specialists and shop for exclusive 115th merchandise and accessories.

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON BEACH RACING
FRIDAY 8/31 - SATURDAY 9/1

For the first time in over 100 years, watch bikes tear through the sand on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Free and open to the public, with beach activities providing gritty fun for all ages.

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FLAT OUT FRIDAY Powered by Harley-Davidson®
FRIDAY 8/31

See the best of indoor, flat track motorcycle racing as riders from both traditional and special classes compete, creating the best of tight, bar-to-bar racing action.

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RUN WHAT YOU BRUNG Powered by Harley-Davidson®
FRIDAY 8/31

Harley riders from around the world are invited to race side-by-side at the iconic “biggest little track in the world.” Keep getting back in line and show ‘em what you got.

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM®
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

Enjoy acres of free outdoor activities all weekend long at the 115th Central Rally Point where H-D history and custom culture come to life.

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JUNEAU AVENUE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SATURDAY 9/1

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is where it all started. Free photo opportunities at the Historical Marker at the main entrance, the famous Bar & Shield, and inside the Lobby at the “Freedom” iron wall.

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FACTORY TOURS
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – FRIDAY 8/31

Experience Harley-Davidson history and get up close and personal with the assembly line, powder coat process, cold testing, and steel and aluminum machining.

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H-D 115th Police and Civilian Skills Competition
THURSDAY 8/30 – SATURDAY 9/1

Watch this motorcycle rodeo as trained motor officers and civilian HOG members put their riding skills to the test. These are not your typical “biker games” – they’re serious competition.

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LOCAL RIDES
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

Enjoy the best of Milwaukee on these self-guided short-distance rides routed from the H-D Museum to the seven Southeastern Wisconsin local H-D dealerships.

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Street Parties
DATES TBD

Various locations will be announced in Spring. Experience local culture, food and music at these neighborhood street parties.

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Parade
SUNDAY 9/2

Be a part of the celebration as thousands ride proudly through the streets of downtown Milwaukee celebrating 115 years of freedom.

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115TH ANNIVERSARY
LIVING THE LEGEND RIVETS

Celebrate your H-D journey or honor the legacy of a loved one with a customized Living the Legend™ Rivet, permanently displayed on the H-D Museum grounds. H-D 115th rivets available through December 2018.

*Order by June 15, 2018 for installation by the H-D 115th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee, WI.

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Milwaukee 115th Anniversary Celebration FAQs

I need a place to stay. Where can I look?

Lodging is available in and around the city. There are many campgrounds, private home rentals and nearly 18,000 hotel rooms in the greater Milwaukee area. To help you find a place to stay, check out the variety of housing tools available online. Below are some of the resources available:

1. Book a hotel. Book a Bike Rental. Save when you book your bike and hotel together at http://www.eaglerider.com/harley-davidson-115th-anniversary

2. Find lodging options in Milwaukee at www.visitmilwaukee.org/h-d115

3. Call hotels in the Milwaukee-area directly. Due to high demand, many hotel rooms in Milwaukee are charging premium rates and requiring minimum night stays.

4. Camping and RV parking information is available at Wisconsin Campgrounds http://www.wisconsincampgrounds.com/. In addition, both of the following are accepting reservations:

a. Washington County Fair Park http://www.wcfairpark.com/camping-facilities/

b. Wisconsin State Fair Park http://wistatefair.com/wsfp/overnight-accommodations-2/

5. For a directory of other options, check Travel Wisconsin http://www.travelwisconsin.com/places-to-stay or the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association www.WisconsinLodging.org

Where can I listen to music?

There will be a variety of musical entertainment at Harley-Davidson 115th & HOG 35th Moto-Carnival, Harley-Davidson Museum®, and neighborhood street parties. These events are free and open to the public without a ticket. Entertainment will be announced throughout Spring and Summer. 

How do I purchase a Rally Pack?

Rally Packs will be available to the public online only starting 10AM CDT March 9, 2018.  Supplies are limited. A link to purchase rally packs will be provided at h-d.com/115pack when sales open at 10AM.

What if my Rally Pack wristband is lost or stolen?

Wristbands offer unique, limited quantity experiences and should be protected like cash.  Lost or stolen wristbands may be replaced onsite at H-D 115th and HOG 35th Moto-Carnival Will Call (Veterans Park) for a fee, while supplies last:  Event Pack $25, Rides Home Pack $100 and Chrome Experience Pack $700. You must provide a photo ID and receipt from original purchase.  Names must match on both documents.  Only a small limited quantity of wristbands will be available on-site for these exceptions.  Once supplies are depleted, they cannot be replaced. For best chance of replacement, we suggest buying a new pack online prior to the event as soon as you realize they are missing.  

What if my Rally Pack wristband security lock is damaged or broken?

If security lock has a manufacturers defect and wristband can’t be securely fastened, it should be exchanged onsite at H-D 115th and HOG 35th Moto-Carnival Will Call (Veterans Park). The damaged wristband must be surrendered at time of replacement. Any other damage, cutting or tampering renders the wristband invalid and it will not be exchanged and all benefits will be surrendered.

I can no longer go to the 115th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee. Is my Rally Pack wristband transferable to another person?

Yes. Please provide receipt to new wristband holder as in some circumstances it may be required as proof of purchase onsite at the event. 

Is my Rally Pack returnable?

No. All sales are final. 

If the t-shirt I purchased in my Rally Pack doesn’t fit, can I exchange it for a different size?

No. All sales are final. Prior to purchasing, please reference the size chart listed with each Rally Pack for t-shirt measurements.

Will there be additional wristband benefits provided after I purchase?

Possibly. The benefits shown in the packages are confirmed at time of sale. Any new benefits added after purchase will be available at no additional charge to wristband holders no matter when it was ordered. Be sure to go to h-d.com/115 for up to date event information.

Wristband benefits include parking at Veterans Park. Do rider and passenger need wristband for parking?

No. Only 1 person on the bike needs a wristband in order to be provided parking for a motorcycle. 

How do I purchase tickets to the H-D Museum™?

Advance ticketing opens at 10AM CDT on March 9, 2018 at www.h-dmuseum.com. You may also purchase tickets in the lobby for same day visits.  Tickets purchased on or before July 31, 2018 will be mailed.  Having a ticket in-hand provides the fastest access into the Museum, bypassing the lobby and going directly to the exhibit entrance.  General Museum Admission $20, Child (under age 18) $10, and HOG Members FREE (with valid active membership card and photo ID). 

I’m a HOG member. I can just walk into the Museum like I usually do, right?

HOG members always have complimentary access and will not need a ticket.  HOG members can walk-in, bypass the lobby and go right to the Museum exhibit entrance on the second floor.  A valid active HOG membership card and a photo ID must be presented for access.

How can I get a pass to ride in the parade?

There are lots of ways to get involved.  Harley-Davidson has invited tens of thousands of riders from around the world including custom bike builders, stunt teams, charitable groups, HOG Chapters, as well as a few other surprise guests. The parade is special and we design it to be entertaining for spectators and a highly memorable experience for riders.  Harley-Davidson riders can also enter for a chance to win a spot in the parade at Harley-Davidson events in the U.S. by participating in the Adventure Challenges.  Visit the Harley-Davidson display at Daytona Bike Week (March 10-17), Laughlin River Run® (April 25-28), Laconia Motorcycle Week®  (June 9-17) and Hot Harley Nights™ (July 12-15) for more information.  Stay tuned throughout the year, and while in Milwaukee Labor Day weekend, for more opportunities to score a pass.  If you want to guarantee a spot in the parade, there is a limited quantity of Chrome Experience Rally Packs for sale starting March 9 (while supplies last).  The pack contains commemorative merchandise, electronics, tickets and exclusive experiences all around the city, including one parade pass.

Is the event subject to weather?

The event will happen rain or shine.

Where can I find more specific information about the official Harley-Davidson 115th activities in Milwaukee?

Information will be available on Harley-Davidson’s online and social channels as it becomes available.

1. Website: http://www.h-d.com/115

2. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harley-davidson/

3. Twitter: http://twitter.com/harleydavidson

4. Instagram: http://instagram.com/harleydavidson

5. Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/harleydavidson

6. YouTube: http://youtube.com/harleydavidson

7. Hashtag: #HD115

I’d like Harley-Davidson to advertise with us. Who can I call?

Doug Leasure at our media agency, Team Ignite will take all advertising inquires. His email address: Doug.Leasure@ipgteamignite.com

I still have questions not addressed here. Who can I call?

Please call H-D Customer Care at 800-258-2464 or 414-343-4056.