AMERICADE EVENTS

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

AMERICADE EVENTS

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

WE OBSESS, YOU ENJOY 

Americade offers more off-the-bike events than any other U.S. event, including Amazing Jaw-Dropping Stunt ShowsExciting Riding Contestsand more!

The biggest ‘complaint’ we get is, “there’s too much to do in a week.”  Don’t miss these events!

BOAT CRUISES

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CRUISIN’ LAKE GEORGE

Cruise Lake George (voted the most beautiful lake in the U.S.) on the Mohican, taking in the the scenery of the  lovely lakeside homes and views.  This is a “must do.”

SATURDAY 12-2pm (Boards 11:30am)

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VETERAN’S CRUISE – A SPECIAL SUNSET BOAT CRUISE HONORING VETS

If you’re a vet of any of our country’s services, or just want to be part of a special cruise honoring our vets, then please join us on the Americade Veteran’s cruise.  We’ll host several special and fun moments honoring those who have served.

THURSDAY, 6-8PM (Boards at 5:30pm)

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FIREWORKS BOAT CRUISE

Get THE BEST seats to Americade’s fireworks show by hopping aboard a special fireworks 90 min boat cruise. Americade’s fireworks show is launched from barges on the lake, and you can be one of the lucky passengers aboard the Minne Ha Ha steam wheel cruise -ship.  *A cash bar is available on board.

FRIDAY

**Update**

BOARDS: 8:30 PM DEPARTS: 9:00

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COMEDY SHOWS

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

OPENING & CLOSING CELEBRATIONS

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OPENING CELEBRATION, BY RIDER MAGAZINE

Start your Americade week off right, with Americade’s Opening Celebration sponsored by Rider Magazine! Right under our AMA Big Top Tent overlooking beautiful Lake George, you’ll enjoy live music, thousands of dollars in prizes and fantastic entertainment

TUESDAY–The Carriage House

FORT WILLIAM HENRY LAKESIDE 

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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, so don’t miss it!

TIP:  Right afterward, consider taking the Fireworks Cruise.

FRIDAY:  Dinner 5:00, Music 7:00, Prizes 7:45, Cruise boards at 8:30

FORT WILLIAM HENRY LAKESIDE LAWN

AMERICADE CONCERTS

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AMERICADE CONCERTS!  

Love live music?  We bring a number of very good bands to a newly renovated open air music venue, and let them give you a great show under the sun and stars.  Get your groove on at the Americade Concerts!

STUNT SHOWS

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THE LADIES COFFEE & MOTORCYCLE CLUB (“TLCMC”)

Join The Ladies Coffee & Motorcycle Club (“TLCMC”) moderated by well-known journalist, motorcyclist and world-traveler Diane Ortiz. 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!

WEDNESDAY 7am-8am

OTHER FUN EVENTS

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RIDING GAMES

Americade field events and riding games are a hoot to watch, and even more fun to participate in.  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.

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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

MOTO SESSIONS & ROAD LESSONS

REVER MOTORCYCLE GPS:  The Official GPS App of Americade

REVER is the Official GPS App of Americade.  New to motorcycle GPS apps?  Looking for a new one?  Have questions about making the most of it?  Bjorn Bredeson from REVER will be at the AMA Big Top Tent to fill you in on their latest GPS technology to make your ride more enjoyable, accessible, and safer.  “If you rev it, REVER it.” 

  1. MONDAY 4:30
  2. TUESDAY 3:30
  3. THURSDAY 3:30
  4. FRIDAY 3:30
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BILL DUTCHER:  The Founding of Americade:  When, Why, & How?

Hear from the founder of Americade, Bill Dutcher, about the beginnings of Americade as he relives 39 years of memories.  It’s a crazier tale than you may imagine, told by one of the more fascinating people in motorcycling.

TUESDAY 1:00PM

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Bill created the first Aspen-cade East in May 1983. Despite his lifetime in the motorcycle industry, it took nearly 2 years to make it happen and he will share the challenges, as well as some amazing Americade people, unforgettable moments, and historic images collected along the way.