This year Capital City Bikefest will be hosted by Tobacco Road Harley Davidson, snd starting off they are doing things differently. Holding most of the events at TRHD or at the downtown convention center. Typically this event shuts down fayetville street but not this year.

Event Details
Capital City Bikefest is a three day annual event that takes place in beautiful downtown Raleigh at the Raleigh Convention Center as well as the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson Dealership. Now in it’s 14th year, the event is family friendly and draws visitors from all over the country.

Events at the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson Dealership
Most events at the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson dealership are free to attend! Events include live music by some of the best regional bands, exciting stunt-shows including the Globe of Death, charity rides, the Custom Dynamics Show of Lights, vendors, food and much more! Visit for the full schedule.

Julie Scoggins Comedy Show
A former trucker, pooper scooper, and charm school graduate from Charlotte, North Carolina, Julie has been touring as a full time standup comedian for over 15 years. Julie’s regularly heard on XM/Sirius Blue Collar Radio, as well as many syndicated stations including the John Boy & Billy Show, and the Bob & Sheri Show, (Charlotte, NC), & the Bob & Tom Show (Indianapolis, IN). Tickets are $20/person or $30/couple (+ convenience fee). Show will take place at the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson Penthouse. Visit for more information.

Events at the Raleigh Convention Center
Capital City Bikefest Bike Show presented by JetHot
The Capital City Bikefest Bike Show is open to the public and comprised of motorcycles from a variety of classes and bike owners of all levels are invited to enter. See more than 100 of the region’s top custom motorcycles and cars inside the Convention Center as they compete to win top brass in 4 different bike shows. Learn more at

Capital City Bikefest Tattoo Fest
The Capital City Bikefest 7th Annual Tattoo Fest will once again be held in the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC. Proceeds from Tattoo Fest go to benefit the USO of NC and the US Veteran’s Corps. See your favorite artists at work and view their portfolios. Individual appointments should be made directly with your tattoo artist or shop, or belly-up at Bikefest and wait for an available time slot. The Tattoo Fest will be open on Friday by appointment only. Please contact your artist to make the appointment. Learn more at
Stunt Shows
Stunt shows inside the convention center will include the Gold Medal BMX Stunt Show, Trials Riders & more!

Vendors will be selling their wares inside the Raleigh Convention Center. To become a vendor, visit us at

Admission to the Capital City Bikefest Bike Show and Tattoo Fest including all the stunt shows inside the Raleigh Convention Center starting in September is $10.00 for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) for all adults. Children 12 and younger will free. Tickets can be pre-purchased online for $10.00 + $2.61 convenience fee, and can also be purchased the day of the event. **Early Bird Ticket Sales now-August 31! Get your weekend tickets online for $7 + convenience fee! Visit for more information.

All Capital City Bikefest outdoor activities have been moved to the Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson dealership and are FREE to attend and family friendly. Live music, stunt shows, vendors, food trucks, Custom Dynamics Show of Lights and the Sound-Off Series Grudge Match will take place at the dealership. For more information visit or

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