AMERICADE EVENTS

STUNNING Boat Cruises, Amazing Comedy Shows, EXCELLENT Live Music, INCREDIBLE Stunt Shows, and Much, Much More.

AMERICADE EVENTS

STUNNING Boat Cruises, Amazing Comedy Shows, EXCELLENT Live Music, INCREDIBLE Stunt Shows, and Much, Much More.

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  1. To get the most out of your week, thoroughly read this page. 
  2. Americade offers a LOT of off-the-bike events.  This page lists them all other than demos and rides.
  3. You should consider a:
    1. Rodeo / BBQ
    2. Boat cruise (included in the All In package).
    3. Comedy Show ticket.  You WILL love it.
    4. Guided/Unguided Ride.
    5. Most are included in the ALL In package.

NEW!  AMERICADE’S PRO RODEO AND BBQ!

Rider on bull
Rider on bull

AMERICADE’S PRO RODEO AND BBQ

We’ve rented a legit professional rodeo arena and are putting on a Pro rodeo for you. These guys and gals compete professionally for money and fame, and they’re kicking off their riding season in front of you.  It’s bull riding, bronc bustin, barrel racing at it’s best.

This includes a GREAT Western BBQ too!  The smokers will be running for 24 hours prior to the rodeo, getting the “grub” mouth wateringly ready.   Menu includes:  Texas Style BBQ Chicken, Smoked Pulled Pork with Ranch Rolls,  Grandma’s Mac and Cheese, Brown Sugared Baked Beans, Creamy Potato Salad and much more!

THURSDAY 5:30PM – 8:30PM 

PAINTED PONY RODEO 

BOAT CRUISES

Listen, Americade is all about the riding, but you should really hop on a boat cruise.  The lake is stunning, regularly voted “one of the prettiest in the USA.”  And, they’re a bargain through Americade.

Wednesday and Saturday Sunset Cruises – These are an hour long and include a drink.

Friday Fireworks Cruises – Watch the Americade fireoworks from the water on  a Steam Powered Paddle Wheel!

Adirondack Boat Cruise

CRUISES ON LAKE GEORGE – A MUST DO!

Hop on a cruise ship on Lake George, which is often voted the most beautiful lake in the U.S.  You’ll take in the the scenery of the  lovely lakeside homes and views, and Wednesday’s cruise concludes with a sunset.

Both of the cruises on The Adirondac include a complimentary soft drink or coffee!

WEDNESDAY 7:30-8:30PM **Boards 7:15pm

SATURDAY 12-1PM  **Boards 11:45am

Boat on Lake George

FRIDAY FIREWORKS CRUISES

Get THE BEST seats to Americade’s fireworks show by hopping aboard a special fireworks boat cruise. Americade’s fireworks show is launched from barges on the lake, and you can be one of the lucky ones by being ON the lake for a great view of the show. 

Cruises are offered on the Minne Ha Ha (a steam wheel cruise ship).  A cash bar is available on board.

The “Minnie Ha Ha” FRIDAY  Boards at 8:30.  Sails 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM 

COMEDY SHOWS

Boat on Lake George

COMEDY SHOWS, FEATURING ALONZO BODDEN

Sponsored by Yuasa Battery

Winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Alonzo Bodden is back to tickle your funny bone. In response to overwhelming requests from Americaders, we’re flying this famous hilarious motorcycle-enthusiast/comedian in again from LA for 2 nights of good, clean humor about motorcycles and the world. You’ll laugh so hard, you’ll feel it the next day.  Treat yourself to a seat before it sells out again.

WEDNESDAY  & SATURDAY EVENING 8:00 PM

@ The newly renovated Carriage House located lakeside at Fort William Henry

OPENING & CLOSING CELEBRATIONS

Boat on Lake George

OPENING CELEBRATION, BY RIDER MAGAZINE

Start your Americade week off right​, with Americade’s Opening Celebration​ sponsored by Rider​​ Magazine!  You’ll enjoy live music, thousands of dollars in prizes, and fantastic entertainment

TIP:  Consider having “Dinner By The Lake” at Fort William Henry immediately before the Opening Celebration.  It’s a great combo, with you eating in the very nice White Lion Room, just a few steps away from the Opening Celebration.

TUESDAY 6PM--The Carriage House

FORT WILLIAM HENRY 

Boat on Lake George

FRIDAY NIGHT SPECTACULAR

It’s Americade’s Biggest Night! The biggest stage, the most prizes, the nicest meal, the best view for fireworks and an incredible night of music! Tens of Thousands of dollars in prizes are given away, including a 2024 Triumph Speedmaster!  

TIP:  Right afterward, consider taking the Fireworks Cruise.

FRIDAY:  Dinner 5:00, Music 6:30, Prizes 7:30, Cruise boards at 8:30

EXPO BIG TOP TENT

AMERICADE BLOCK PARTY

Boat on Lake George
AMERICADE BLOCK PARTY

We’re hosting a number of very good bands on the waterfront and incorporating motorcycle stunt show.    This takes place both Friday and Saturday of Americade week starting at 4:00PM.  Two great shows under the sun and stars.

Get your groove on at Americadel!!

FRIDAY 4PM – 9:30PM

SATURDAY 4PM – 9:30PM

STUNT SHOWS

Boat on Lake George

2024 MOTOMOTION STUNT SHOW

​NEW:  The BIGGEST EVER MotoMotion stunt show will be at Americade by popular demand.  In addition to their famous trials show, they’ll feature a huge aerial show with big ramps and big air time.  This all star team is led by acclaimed pro rider Jordi Trey, who will perform a stunt show you have to see to believe. 

Performances: Wednesday 1:00 & 3:00

Thursday – Saturday  11:00, 1:00, & 3:00

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Flips, Wheelies and Gravity-Defying Stunts!
The MotoMotion Freestyle Stunt Show will provide you a thrilling stunt show inches from where you stand. They’ll ride up near-vertical walls, jump big gaps, do 180-degree helicopters, bunny hops, low-speed wheelies, full-speed stoppies, and an endless array of balance skills. They feature some of the most talented riders in the United States, and if you’re lucky(?), you’ll be pulled into the show, where they’ll launch themselves over you as you lay on the ground considering why you volunteered to do this, and who your next of kin is…
Following each show, the performers will spend time sharing insights into how they do what they do.  It’s a great opportunity for anyone to speak with the very best in the business.
Jordi is the featured rider and is a nationally ranked trials competitor, and who stars in the Marvel Universe Live show traveling the globe.

OTHER FUN EVENTS

Bring It Bike Show Logo

THE BRING IT MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Rider Magazine and American Rider are bringing back the “Bring It” bike show – a daily custom motorcycle show at Americade!  Riders of all types of interesting bikes (American, Metric, Odd-ball, you name it) are invited to compete for big cash prizes, with the Best of Show chosen on Saturday (winning $1,000!).  All daily winners will be invited to the Best of Show judging on Saturday.  Daily Categories are:  American-made Baggers, American-made Cruise, European, Japanese, and Old School (Pre 1990).

Thursday – Saturday, 11 – 3pm, The Block Party on Beach Road

Industry Meet & Mingle Saturday 5PM – 7PM

White Lion Room

BREAKFAST BY THE LAKE (“The Test Ride Breakfast”)

You’ll want to take advantage of the first dibs your wristband gives you on demo rides.  You can enter the demo area hours before other groups.  Grabbing breakfast while onsite is very convenient, so we offer Breakfast By The Lake.  It’s quite nice and has one of the best views in the region.

Wednesday – Saturday, 7am – 11am

Fort William Henry’s White Lion Room

 

Boat on Lake George

THE LADIES COFFEE & MOTORCYCLE CLUB (“TLCMC”)

Join The Ladies Coffee & Motorcycle Club (“TLCMC”) moderated by well-known journalist, motorcyclist and world-traveler Diane Ortiz Tranos. This informal, and often funny, group of fellow women riders talk about things only women riders can identify with. You’ll hear the funniest responses to “Is that your husband’s bike,” and other questions. Designed for women but open to all!

THURSDAY  7am-8am

Fort William Henry Carriage House

Boat on Lake George

AMERI-LYMPICS RIDING GAMES

Americade riding games are a hoot to watch, and even more fun to participate in.  And, you could win some $$$.  They’re (fairly) easy to participate in, give you a laugh, and heck you might even win some prizes.  Bring your bike, a sense of humor and your helmet.

Boat on Lake George

NEW:  SATURDAY’S SCENIC RIDE FOR KIDS CHARITY RIDE.

This is Americade’s only Saturday group ride.  Americade’s Ride For Kids Ride is a special, scenic ride that helps very sick kids. You’ll be a VIP in this 2hour-long festive ride that ends in a touching moment where over $20,000 will be raised for this incredible charity. You can ride for free to show your support.  This is fun, deeply moving and obviously memorable. 

SATURDAY MORNING