Gettysburg Bike Week set for mid-July

Publish Date: 
Mar 5, 2014

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg Bike Week celebrates 13 years of riding through historic Pennsylvania this year with rides, entertainment, vendors and more July 10 through 13 at Granite Hill Campground Resort.

Organizers promise improvements for 2014, including the addition of motorcycle personality Jack Schit as emcee. Schit has been featured on the TV shows “Sons of Anarchy,” “Sturgis RAW” and “Road to Sturgis.” He will be on site for the entire rally and serve as official host of Gettysburg Bike Week.

Also added to the entertainment roster are The Flaunt Girls, performing rock-burlesque, aerial acts and fire dancing daily on the main. Riders can also look forward to live performances in conjunction with musical acts. Festivities kick off July 10 with a concert by TESLA. Subsequent concerts include the Grammy-winning Kentucky Headhunters July 11.

Whether riders want to see historic battlegrounds or just go for a cruise, there are hundreds of miles of the best riding in the East surrounding Gettysburg.

The rally will be open from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. July 10 and 11; 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 12; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13. Admission is $15 per day or $40 for a four-day pass, available online for just $35 until June 1. The pass includes a merchant discount card worth more than $30 in discounts and merchandise

New and returning riders can find a schedule of events and lodging information at www.gettysburgbikeweek.com

Posted by Holly Wagner