115th Anniversary

Factory Tours

Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations
W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Wednesday 8/29
10am & 12pm

Thursday 8/30 - Friday 8/31
9am - 2pm

Factory Tours

 

SEE HOW THE ICONIC HARLEY-DAVIDSON® POWERTRAINS ARE MADE



See how engines are made in one of the original factories home of the Milwaukee-Eight™ and Sportster® powertrains. Witness “Legends in the Making” as you tour the H-D Powertrain Operations facility.  Experience Harley-Davidson history and get up-close and personal with the assembly line, powder coat process, cold testing, and steel and aluminum machining.  Commemorate your experience with photo opportunities and 115th Anniversary and Powertrain Operations Merchandise available for sale in the Gift Shop.

Exclusive Access and Benefits for Chrome Experience Rally Pack Buyers. Check out the Rally Pack section for more information.


Wednesday 8/29 

GUIDED STEEL TOE TOUR

10am & 12pm
Steel Toe Tour tickets are sold out for the 115th Anniversary Celebration.

Fully enclosed, low-heeled shoes are required.  Children must be 12 years of age or older to enter the plant.  



Thursday 8/30 & Friday 8/31 

FREE SELF-GUIDED TOURS

9am-2pm

Fully enclosed, low-heeled shoes are required.  Children must be 12 years of age or older to enter the plant.  


PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

We encourage you to get out and ride, utilizing the free motorcycle parking available at most locations.  Vehicle and Handicapped parking is also available.  Please plan ahead as parking is limited and allow extra travel time.  For other options, see below.  All parking is first come/first served.

On-Site Parking 

  • Free parking is available for both motorcycles and vehicles.  

Rideshare Pickup/Drop-off Only

  • Lyft is the Official Rideshare Partner of the Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary.  New users get $5 off first 2 rides using promo code HD115. Offer valid through 9/2/18.
  • Located curbside at the main Visitor’s Center entrance.

 

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.

PURCHASE RALLY PACKS

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 BRAWL Presented by TROG*
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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Hillclimb Powered
by Harley-Davidson®
SATURDAY 9/1

Ride up to Little Switzerland to watch the best of vertical racing action as racers scale the frontside of the ski hill, competing for time and distance.

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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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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 Powered by EagleRider Rentals & Tours
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SUNDAY 9/2

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

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Street Parties & Community Events
WEDNESDAY 8/29 – SATURDAY 9/1

Five Neighborhoods – Four Nights – 115 Years of Freedom. Experience local culture, food and music at these neighborhood street parties and community events.

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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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Milsco presents the Harley-Davidson Seating Experience
THURSDAY 8/30 – SATURDAY 9/1

Milsco welcomes Harley-Davidson riders to visit its World Headquarters to consult with seating experts. Experience the Harley-Davidson Fit-Shop to test different seat and handlebar combinations with guidance from experts who can then outfit your bike with a seat for a test ride.

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See the Full Schedule

Mark your calendar. The 115th Anniversary is going to be action-packed.

See the full 115th Schedule