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The WCMG and Backroads of Appalachia Presents our Second Annual HARLAN JEEP and BIKEFEST and Custom Bike Show!!

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

The WCMG and Backroads of Appalachia Presents Our Second Annual HARLAN JEEP and BIKEFEST and Custom Bike Show. This event just got a whole lot bigger thanks to our friends at Harlan County Tourism, The Harlan County Jeepers, and the Appalachian Woodboogers Jeep Clubs! Join us for an spectacular day in the Appalachian Mountains as we bring the bikes and jeeps again this year to “Dog Days in Kentucky” in downtown Harlan! Last year’s event was big but this year is going to be even bigger with plenty of great events and activities happening throughout the day!
This is Fun for the whole family with plenty of Food, Live Music, Vendors, Activities for the Kids, and whole lot of Jeeps, Bikes, Slingshots, and Hot Rods as we join forces with Harlan County Tourism and Tri-City Tourism(Cumberland, Benham, Lynch) again this year for our 2nd Annual HARLAN JEEP and BIKEFEST! Did I mention Hot Dogs?
We might even see the rare and illusive Appalachian Woodbooger! What is a Woodbooger, come and find out for yourself! You may even get a picture with him!

Bring out those custom bikes for your chance to win 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or Best in Show at Frydaddy’s Old School Bike Show judged by Harlan County and Tri-City Tourism!

Ride some of our absolute best trail routes throughout the day all right there in Harlan County including Miners Slope, The Slingshot, Coal Train 421, Little Shepherd Trail, and of course the one and only Dragonslayer Hwy 160 over Kentucky’s Highest Mountain! 24 miles of total badassery and a 55MPH speed limit and one incredible overlook! Do not forget to visit our brand new state of the art welcome center located at the beginning in Lynch, Kentucky to get some sweet merchandise and have a cold drink while you learn about the history of this one of a kind coal town and the home to the Portal 31 Mine Tour! Also the town were Backroads of Appalachia was founded!

All proceeds to to the Mountain Santa Program, an incredible charity that has been going on for over 45 years now as Jordon Howard continues his father Mike Howard’s Legacy as the Mountain Santa delivering toys and other items each year to nursing homes, jails, families, and children in need in Appalachia! Bring an unwrapped toy to donate and go in our Jeep Tub Trailer or donate to this cause directly at the event! We will also have a 50/50 Raffles, WCMG/BOA Merchandise, Prize Drawings, and More! We may even see a celebrity or two!

Bike Show registration starts at 11:00am and is $25.00 per bike. All bikes are welcome! This is one event you do not want to miss as we bring the bikes and jeeps once again this year to downtown Harlan!

Let’s Ride to the HARLAN JEEP AND BIKEFEST Appalachia!


August 31
11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Whitley County Motorcycle Group
Backroads of Appalachia


City of Harlan, KY
Main Street
Harlan, KY 40831 United States
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Backroads of Appalachia

7 East Main, Lynch, KY 40855