A very popular Western Colorado vintage motorcycle show will return in 2020, but it's making the move to Montrose.

The Unknown Motorcycle Show, formerly known as the Vintage Motorcycle Days, will return this year. Originally scheduled for the first Saturday in June, it has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 15. In addition to the new date, the event is moving to a new location.

For over a decade the show has been a fixture in downtown Palisade. In 2020, for the first time, the event will be held in downtown Montrose, Colorado. Like in past years, this event will feature:

  • Over 100 mesmerizing motorcycles
  •  Custom choppers
  • Cool local vendors
  • Tasty food
  • Live music
  • Colorado sunshine
  • Kids activities
  • Awesome raffles
  • Family festivities
Vintage Motorcycle Show in Palisade 2017
Waylon Jordan

This event has always drawn visitors from across the country. Of course, if you're an enthusiast, you are invited to enter your bike in the show. Judging categories include:

  • American
  • British
  • European
  • Custom
  • Asian
  • Rat Bike
  • People’s Choice
  • Longest Distance Driven/Longest Distance Trailered
  • Mayor's choice (new for 2020)
  • Vineyard's Favorite (new for 2020)
  • "Peach of a Bike" (new for 2020)
  • Brenna's Trophy to a female motorcycle owner (new in 2020)
Vintage Motorcycle Show in Palisade 2017
Waylon Jordan

Live music returns this year with Grand Junction's very own Desert Flyer Band. When you put it all together, this is a free event, good for the entire family.

The Unknown Motorcycle Show is coming up Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Be sure to bring sunscreen, water, and maybe even a folding chair (if you want to hang out for the live music.) The price of "free" is pretty hard to beat. Help welcome this event to its new location in Montrose, and join them for a ton of awesome vintage motorcycles and family fun.

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