Feel the thunder when Panama City Beach roars to life this Spring! Listen to the beautiful sound of engines revving with tires rolling at Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally. Known as the “Most Biker Friendly Free Rally in the United States,” Thunder Beach Spring Rally brings biker enthusiasts from all over at one of the most beautiful times of the year to this beautiful, breathtaking peninsula! It’s easy to see why when you ride along the spectacular coastline of powdery white sand and emerald and turquoise waters.

PCB Thunder Beach

Get in on Thunder Beach Spring Rally 2019 taking place the first weekend of May. Join bikers, vendors and exhibitors from around the country to share stories, listen to great bands and experience exciting, live entertainment. Thunder Beach Bike Rally offers great roads to ride, beautiful beaches, multiple destinations and attractions. Many who return year after year say it’s a special time to re-connect with friends from all over the south and other states as well.

This year’s Thunder Beach Rally, May 1 – 5, features more than 200 vendors and exhibitors, a bike parade, beauty pageants, poker runs, live music, motorcycle stunt shows, tattoo contests, bike shows with category judging and much more. You can experience bike week happenings at multiple venues throughout the area and will be in good company with approximately 60,000 biking enthusiasts at the beach! And, of course, there are custom bikes everywhere—rat bikes, space-ship type bikes, and favorites – the “Old School Cool” bikes! Both Harley Davidson and Indian/Polaris usually have some great demo rides.

Concert and Entertainment Venues

Official Venues

Multiple acts are included in the music lineup this year and concerts will take place at official Thunder Beach® venues and vendor villages:

  • Frank Brown Park (9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.)
  • The CrossRoads (9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.)
  • Harley-Davidson of PCB (9 a.m.-8 p .m. Friday – Saturday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.)
  • Thunder Beach Saloon at Frank Brown Park (9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.; 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Sun.)
  • Thunder Beach Main Stage at Frank Brown Park (5-11 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.).

Official “Partner” Venues include:

  • Hammerhead Fred’s (9 a.m.-11 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.)
  • Sharky’s Beach Club (9 a.m.-11 p.m. Thurs.-Sat;. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.)

All Thunder Beach® official venues have no admission charges and plenty of free parking. Hours indicate when vendors are operational, but restaurants/bars may be open later.

Frank Brown Park

Frank Brown Park “Bikes Only” venue is Thunder Beach’s largest and is a virtual biker shopping paradise! This is where you’ll find the most expansive layout of exhibits, bike builders, official Thunder Beach® merchandise and vendors including:

  • Avon Grips
  • Iron Braid
  • Race Pro
  • RC Components
  • Renegade Wheels
  • HHI (Hawg Halters Inc)
  • V8 Choppers
  • Wide Open Customs
  • Cycle Solutions
  • Custom Dynamics
  • Ultimate Seats
  • Tennessee Leather
  • Chaps & Bags
  • Geico Motorcycle Insurance
  • Jennifer’s Web
  • F4 Custom Windshields
  • Chubby Cups
  • Leon Leather
  • Randy’s Cycle Shack
  • 48 Customs

You can also check out the 2019 AMA National Gypsy Tour at the AMA Tent.

Stop by the expanded Thunder Beach® Saloon for a cold-one and enjoy live music from Derek Givans and Kelly and the Healers daily. Also, be sure to see Tim Dyson’s Freestyle Moto-X stunt shows 3 times daily! There is music, daily, in the Thunder Beach Saloon, located under the large tent in the middle of the venue.  Here you’ll find a place to sit while you eat and find all your favorite libations.

The free Concert Series is held at the Frank Brown Park Main Stage – Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings (7-11 p.m.).

Frank Brown Park
16200 Panama City Beach Parkway (U.S. Hwy. 98)
Panama City Beach, Fla. 32413

The CrossRoads

You’ll find a new venue, “The CrossRoads at Thunder Beach,” formerly known as The Boneyard, located directly across Front Beach Road from Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant and Tiki Bar. The CrossRoads will have a diverse Vendor Village and a large hospitality tent with a performance stage and live entertainment throughout the day and evening, Thursday through Saturday. There will be a full bar, a variety of food vendors and plenty of covered seating. The Best of Thunder Beach Custom Bike Show will be located at The Crossroads, as well as the Baddest Bagger contest. Thunder Beach Merchandise will be on sale, with a good selection of vintage apparel.

Hours of operation during the Rally will be Thursday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Crossroads
15238 Front Beach Rd.
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Concert Schedule

Thursday, May 2

  • The White Tie Rock Ensemble (Frank Brown Park)
  • Tyler Livingston & The Absolutes – 11AM to 3PM (The Crossroads)
  • Geneva – 3PM to 7PM (The Crossroads)
  • Steve Wiggins Band – 7PM to 11PM (The Crossroads)

Friday, May 3

  • Blue Mama Blues Band – 11AM to 3PM (The Crossroads)
  • Natalie Brady & The Night Owls – 3PM to 7PM (The Crossroads)
  • Colt Ford – 7PM (Frank Brown Park)
  • Miss Intent – 7PM to 11PM (The Crossroads)
  • The Lacs – 9:30PM (Frank Brown Park)

Saturday, May 4

  • Blue Mama Blues Band – 11AM to 3PM (The Crossroads)
  • Natalie Brady & The Night Owls – 3PM to 7PM (The Crossroads)
  • The Josephines – 7PM (Frank Brown Park)
  • Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown to 7:30PM (Frank Brown Park)
  • Miss Intent – 7PM – 11PM (The Crossroads)
  • Black Stone Cherry – 9:30 (Frank Brown Park)

Sunday, May 5

  • Steve Wiggins Band – Biker Send-Off Party – 12PM to 4PM (The Crossroads)
  • Kelly & The Healers – Cindo de Mayo Party – 4PM to 8PM (The Crossroads)

Thunder Beach Events

For the full event schedule, including poker runs, Miss and Ms. Thunder Beach contests, Kick Start party, concerts and Sgt. Kevin Night Memorial Bike Parade, visit the Thunder Beach website.

Other East Coast Motorcycle Rallies

Visit the Myrtle Beach Bike Week May 10th through May 19th.

Visit the Myrtle Beach Fall Rally September 30th through October 6th.

Come back in the fall for the Thunder Beach Autumn Rally October 23rd through October 27th.

Condos for Thunder Beach

When you’re not revving and riding or checking out the thousands of other bikes at multiple venues, Condo-World offers locations along Panama City Beach that put you close to the rally’s largest events and entertainment.

Calypso Resort

Calypso Resort

Park your bike at Calypso Resort, a gulf front location with captivating views of the Gulf of Mexico’s emerald waters and white sand beaches. You can quiet down in your private oasis at Condo-World’s Calypso Resort with a spacious one-bedroom, one-bedroom with bunk area, two-bedroom, two -bedroom with bunk area, and three-bedroom and, oh, a spacious private balcony where you have the best seats to watch the sunset.

Aqua Resort

Aqua Resort

When it’s time to leave the crowd, a little luxury, elegance and beauty await at Aqua Beach Resort. At 22 stories high, this resort offers stunning million-dollar, panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Experience sugar-white sand beaches with gorgeous emerald-green waters and also a birds-eye view of the natural beauty of the Panama City Beach area. With premium designed and appointed one-, two-, and three-bedroom condos with terraces, Aqua Resort is the perfect upscale property for your stay at Thunder Beach!

Event Summary
Name
Thunder Beach Spring Rally
Location
Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy,Panama City Beach,FL-32413
Start Date
May 1, 2019
End Date
May 5, 2019
Description
Feel the thunder when Panama City Beach roars to life this Spring! Listen to the beautiful sound of engines revving with tires rolling at Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally.