MI: The 15th Annual Lakeshore Blessing of the Bikes will
be held at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds in Holland, Michigan,
Sunday, April 24, 2016. Gates open at 10:00 am. Prizes and
drawings begin after 2:15 pm with the blessing promptly at
fee donation of $5.00 per bike or vehicle will be collected.
All gate proceeds from this charitable event will benefit
Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity and Kids' Food Basket Holland.
purpose: A community gathering to start the 2016 riding season
with a blessing for the riders to have a safe year, to promote
a sense of fellowship among bikers and to support local charities.
of motorcyclists and non-motorcyclists attend the blessing.
The event features live classic rock music by Pretty Rage
and muscle cars on display by Leadfoot. Food vendors are on-site
and merchandise vendors are invited to sell leather goods,
t-shirts, jewelry and other 'biker' stuff". Our goal is to
provide family-friendly, widespread audience appeal.
all bikes that are "classics" and "customs" to pay a $10 entry
fee to enter their motorcycle for a chance to win the "Bikers
Choice" and Best Vintage Bike (25 years or older). Winners
receive a trophy and cash prize (sponsored by BMW Motorcycles
and Macatawa Auto & Finance). Look for the directional signs
when you enter and park in this "VIP" section. And don't forget
to cast your ballot by 2:15 pm.
Take I-196 west to exit 55, go right and follow Bus 196 Chicago
Drive to north US 31. Exit first exit onto Lakewood Blvd.
Go right. Follow the signs to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds,
1286 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland.