Laconia, New Hampshire is currently abuzz with excitement as it hosts the much-anticipated 100th Annual Motorcycle Week, a legendary gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world. This weeklong celebration of freedom, camaraderie, and all things motorcycle promises to be a memorable one. And if you're wondering what kind of happenings and notable events are unfolding during this historic milestone, we've rounded up some of the highlights you can expect to find throughout the week:

  1. Guided Rides and Scenic Routes: Laconia Motorcycle Week offers riders a chance to embark on guided rides and explore the breathtaking beauty of New Hampshire. From the picturesque Kancamagus Highway to the winding roads of the White Mountains, participants have the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding through stunning landscapes, enjoying the open road to its fullest. A couple of this week's standout scenic rides include the 70-mile Gypsy Tour to Bentley's Saloon and the 170-mile Covered Bridge Gypsy Tour.

  2. Motorcycle Exhibitions and Trade Shows: Of course, Motorcycle Week always offers an impressive showcase of motorcycles, accessories, and gear from renowned manufacturers and vendors. Motorcycle enthusiasts have the chance to witness the latest models, participate in interactive displays, and get expert advice from industry professionals. From vintage bike displays to cutting-edge technology demonstrations, the exhibitions cater to every rider's passion. This year features the Bagger & Vintage Motorcycle Show, FXR & DYNA Bike Show, Custom Bike Show at the Historic Train Station in Downtown Laconia and many more.

  3. Stunt Shows and Thrilling Performances: Stunt shows and daring performances take center stage during Laconia Motorcycle Week. Acclaimed stunt riders wow the crowds with their gravity-defying feats, showcasing their skills in high-speed wheelies, precision riding, and heart-stopping jumps. The atmosphere is electric as spectators cheer on these fearless performers, adding an adrenaline-fueled dimension to the event. And if sitting on the edge of your seat sounds exciting, be sure to check out the Tower Hill Climb expo and Gunstock Amateur Hill Climb.

  4. Live Music and Daily Entertainment: Music fills the air throughout the week, with live performances from renowned bands and artists. Various stages set up across the event venues feature a diverse range of musical genres, ensuring there is something to suit everyone's taste. Additional daily events include the Best of the Bikers Pool Tournament, Biker Build-Off at the High Octane Saloon and more.

  5. Charity Rides and Philanthropic Initiatives: Laconia Motorcycle Week also serves as a platform to support charitable causes. Riders come together for charity rides, raising funds and awareness for organizations dedicated to various noble causes. The sense of community and solidarity is palpable as participants demonstrate the giving spirit that defines the motorcycle community. A few of this year's rides are the Annual POW/MIA Freedom Ride, Pet Run Ride and Ride to the Racetrack Charity Ride.

The 100th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week is surpassing all expectations, bringing together riders and enthusiasts from across the globe to celebrate a century of passion, freedom, and camaraderie. The event provides a great blend of scenic rides, exhibitions, heart-pounding stunts, and unforgettable memories.

Have you attended Laconia Motorcycle Week? Share your favorite Bike Week memories with us in the comments or let us know what you're looking forward to at this year's event!