Some of the most scenic and thrilling rides can be found right here in northwest Arkansas, including Rogers. Soon bikers from all over the country will be riding the roads through the Ozark countryside exploring lakes, creeks and historic buildings and towns. An estimated 400,000 bikers will be making their annual pilgrimage to northwest Arkansas for Bikes, Blues and BBQ September 18-21. Even if you can't make the festival, but love to ride, then keep reading. We'll share some of the best routes in the area and best places to check out along the way.
BBB Weekend Events
There are a lot of events planned across the area outside of the official BBB events. Here's a quick rundown of other places to check out while in town.
The final 3rd Friday of the season will bring Rogers a taste of the biggest festival in the area; Bikes, Blues & BBQ will come roaring into Downtown Rogers on Sept. 20. Can’t you just see rows and rows of gleaming motorcycles lined up on Walnut and First Streets? This will be an official event of the BBB festival, featuring BBB merchandise, so come down to pick up your t-shirt and enjoy the show. This event is great for the entire family! In addition to the great local shops and restaurants to explore, you'll also enjoy live entertainment, kids activities and a beer garden to quench your thirst. Third Friday is held in downtown Rogers from 5 - 9 p.m. near Frisco Park.
Pig Trail Harley Davidson
The annual Bikes Blues and BBQ rally featuring over 75 national vendors on site at Pig Trail H-D
starts Wednesday Sept. 18. Live concerts will be held next door at the PIG PEN, (full schedule and lineup available at pigtrailhd.com). A bikini bike wash will be held Wednesday through Saturday, and a Jammin’ for Jesus Celebration will be held on Sunday Sept. 22. For more details and times, visit www.pitrailhd.com.