Last year this rally was attended by over 100,000 people from all over the country. This year, not so much, due to the rainy weather that lasted the whole weekend. Not to fear, though, as there were many events taking place inside the Convention Center that housed not only the bike shows, but a Tattoo Expo, various stunt shows, a Harley-Davidson fashion show as well as a pin-up show.
If you plan on attending any outdoor events this weekend, you may want to have an umbrella. We could be in store for a soggy weekend.
Those attending day one of the Capital City Bikefest say, rain or shine, the event must go on.
"The riders are die-hards. They're gonna come down here regardless,” said the Director of Marketing and Promotion for Ray Price Harley Davidson Kris Weiss. Read more
A leather-clad Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane made her entrance on a Harley Friday afternoon to announce the lineup for the 2015 M.A.I.N. (music, art, innovation, noise) Event.
The capital city capitalizes on ideal early autumn weather to host a series of festivals that celebrate everything from cultural heritage to technical advances and, beginning in 2014, brought existing events together under the M.A.I.N. banner. Through the month of September and into October, downtown Raleigh draws crowds for weekly festivals of all stripes. Read more