Harley-Davidson Museum<sup>®</sup>

115th Anniversary

Harley-Davidson Museum®

Harley-Davidson Museum 
400 W Canal St
Milwaukee, WI 53201



H-D Museum Event Hours:
Wednesday 8/29 - Saturday 9/1 
9am-11pm

Sunday 9/2

9am-6pm

 

 

GET A HISTORY LESSON IN AMERICAN FREEDOM WITH ACRES OF ACTIVITIES

 

Visit the 115th Central Rally Point where H-D history and custom culture comes to life. There’s acres of free outdoor activities all weekend long.  All H.O.G. members enjoy complimentary admission to the Harley-Davidson Museum® with a valid H.O.G. membership card and Photo ID.  General Admission Museum tickets on sale now.

By showing your Rally Pack wristband, you will be offered special access and discounts. Check out the Rally Pack section for more information.


H-D MUSEUM CAMPUS HOURS

Museum Hours:
Wednesday 8/29, Friday 8/31, Saturday 9/1 & Sunday 9/2 
9am-6pm
Thursday 8/30

9am-8pm

The Shop Hours:
Wednesday 8/29, Friday 8/31, Saturday 9/1 & Sunday 9/2 
9am-7pm
Thursday 8/30

9am-9pm

MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and Can Room Hours:
Wednesday 8/29, Thursday 8/30, Friday 8/31 & Saturday 9/1 
11am-11pm
Sunday 9/2 
11am-6pm


WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

Custom Culture Artisans:  Check out the hand-crafted leathers, designer apparel, paintings, drawings, and motorcycle parts art offered by hand-selected artisans.

MotoPhotoShow:  Experience the moto centric photography gallery featuring top artists and photographers.

Pinstriping:  Custom pinstriping available by professional artists to customize your ride.

Sailor Jerry Cocktail Bar & Flash Art Gallery: Learn the story of Norman Collins (aka Sailor Jerry) as you share a cocktail and witness the emerging American counterculture who chose to live outside the lines.

Live Tattoos:  The ultimate souvenir, professional tattoo artists will be on hand to add permanent ink to your 115th Celebration experience.  

Stunt Shows:  Experience the thrill as top motorcycle stunt performers show you what not to do as they tear up the pavement.

The Shed Photo Opportunities:  Take a photo in front of a replica of the iconic Shed, the place where it all began in 1903.

New Product Displays:  Time to upgrade, check out the Model Year 2019 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles on display and converse with H-D employees.

Museum H.O.G. Pin:  H.O.G. Members make sure to stop by to pick up your 2018 Museum H.O.G. Pin.

H-D Museum Exhibits:  Within the walls of the H-D Museum® you will find motorcycles and artifacts that tell the story of the Motor Company’s rich history and heritage. Every gallery and exhibit is an astonishing testimony to the legendary bikes, the people who built them and, of course, every individual who ever felt the powerful rumble on a long stretch of road.

Merchandise and Collectibles in The Shop:  Pick up your official 115th Anniversary and H-D Museum merchandise and check out the H-D Originals Collection.

Entertainment:  A variety of music provided throughout the weekend on two stages.

Food & Beverage:  Visit MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and Can Room along with various outside concessions and beer tents open throughout the weekend.


SATURDAY 9/1

Motorcycle Field Games

Take part in the vintage motorcycle games including Slow Races, Plank Ride, T-ball, Barrel Roll, Ball on Cone and Weenie Bite, as we support the BUILD program.  Online registration will be live on the H-D Museum™ website in June. 


SUNDAY 9/2

Annual Harley-Davidson Museum® Custom Bike Show

You think your bike is HOT, show it off at the H-D Museum Custom Bike Show! Classes include: Antique, VRSC™, Sidecar, Trike, Full Dresser, Stock Sportster, Stock Big Twin, Show Custom, Custom Touring, Radical Custom, Pro Class and Non-H-D Cool Custom. Online registration will be live on the H-D Museum™ website in June.

 

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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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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