Harley-Davidson Museum Rumbles Into Summer With A New Exhibit and a Calendar Full of Events
Milwaukee’s iconic Harley-Davidson Museum, a city landmark and popular tourist destination, revs into high gear this summer with a new exhibit, vintage motorcycle rally, concerts, delicious barbecue at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant, and more.
Saturday Demo Rides Powered by H-D Insurance, Saturdays 10am-4pm
Take a 20-minute exhilarating motorcycle ride through the Menomonee Valley. Museum visitors with a motorcycle endorsement can hop on a #FreedomMachine from Harley-Davidson, including Touring, Softtail, Adventure Touring, and Electric models.
Father’s Day Weekend, June 17-18
Take Dad to see the museum’s newest exhibit, Mama Tried: Bringing It Together, opening June 17, followed by BBQ & Blues presented by Bulleit® Bourbon. Enjoy free live blues music and all-you-can-eat barbecue at this popular event. Dads receive free admission to the museum on Sunday, June 18 along with specials at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant.
Wild Ones: Vintage Motorcycle Rally,
June 24, 10am-3pm
Watch scores of vintage bikes roar onto the museum’s grounds, along with motorcycle field games at this thrilling event, a partnership between the museum, the Knucklehead Company and AMCA Badger Heritage Chapter, which celebrates Milwaukee’s rich motorcycle heritage.
Harley-Davidson Homecoming™ Festival
at the H-D Museum, July 13-16
Don’t miss this exciting four-day festival honoring Harley’s 120th anniversary and colorful heritage. From free live music to boonie bike races, vintage motorcycle field games, a Harley product showroom, food and shopping, Homecoming showcases the best of bike culture.
THURSDAY BIKE NIGHT CONCERT SERIES
From 5-9pm every Thursday enjoy free live music, food and drink, and elaborate rolling sculptures.
8/ Midnight Train
15/ Coyote Fire
22/ Local Legends Avenues/Devil’s Teeth
29/ The Hankerins
6/ Altered State
13/ Hairball (Homecoming Festival)
20/ The Verdict
27/ Ten Feet Tall
3/ The Playlist
10/ The Gleasons
17/ JP Cyr & The Ramblin’ Kind
24/ The Blacktop Kings
31/ Screamin’ Cucumbers
Mama Tried: Bringing It Together-
opens June 17
Mama Tried highlights the motorcycle racers, fans and builders that make the annual winter weekend—which includes the Flat Out Friday racing event and bike show—truly special. Bikes displayed include custom motorcycles, vintage machines, and the especially rare 1929 FHAC with FLXI Sidecar Factory Racer.
My Papi Has a Motorcycle Mi papi tiene una moto
The museum’s first bilingual exhibit features the delightful story and colorful illustrations of Young Adult author Isabel Quintero and illustrator Zeke Peña’s book “My Papi Has a Motorcycle.”
TWO SHOPPING EXPERIENCES
The Harley-Davidson® Shop features exclusive products and items celebrating H-D’s 120th anniversary. You can also create your own unique items at the custom station. The H-D Factory Outlet is the destination for end-of-season gear and discontinued products.