Bikes on Parade
Map of Motorcycle Parade Route
SHR Thunder Through the Valley Motorcycle Parade
Sat May 5th
Line-up 3pm Fort Smith Park 5301 Riverfront Dr
Group Photo 3:45pm
Parade Begins 4pm
An annual tradition, the Parade, has grown to thousands of bikes and grows larger each year. The parade is open to motorcycles of all kinds and is free to all participants. During the parade, some streets and driveways will be blocked off, so please follow the instructions of law enforcement officers that will be directing traffic.
Enjoy the scenic ride by the Arkansas River into the heart of Fort Smith then park your motorcycle on Garrison Avenue and enjoy the vendors, entertainment and more.
Directions to staging area – from the Vendor Village at 800 Garrison Ave take Garrison west and turn right onto 2nd St. (right before the bridge that crosses over the Arkansas River into Oklahoma). Go two blocks and turn left onto B St. Turn right onto Riverfront DR and follow Riverfront for about 10 miles until your see Fort Smith Park on your left.
The Parade Route: Begin at Fort Smith Park and will turn right onto Riverfront Drive. The parade will turn left onto A St., turn right on 13th St. and turn right onto Garrison Ave.