The York Motorcycle Festival returns in 2022, April 9-10

York Motorcycle Festival 2022
April 9-10


2022 will mark 10 years since the York Motorcycle Festival was first held, as a small activity surrounding a charity ride. The first event included a handful of trade shows, a small show and shine and the charity ride from Midland to York.

York Motorcycle Festival

Ten years later, the York Motorcycle Festival is Western Australia’s biggest motorcycle event, attracting visitors from across the country and featuring a full range of activities and attractions.

The York Motorcycle Festival will be held over the weekend of April 9-10, 2022, with activity scheduled for Saturday afternoon and evening, to kick off the main event on Sunday.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

Festival director Peter Woods said the York Motorcycle Festival has been so successful over the years thanks to the support it receives from industry, sponsors and local businesses, as well as visitors who attend. every year.

Peter Wood – York Motorcycle Festival Director

“The Motorcycle Festival is one of York’s biggest events every year, and the whole town comes alive when bikes line the streets and people have a good time. Local businesses are hugely supportive of the event. and are planning special activities all weekend for visitors, whether it’s a special menu or extra entertainment, or simply longer opening hours.We have a lot of industry support with Shannons Insurance and Harley-Davidson sponsoring the event, and new sponsor Eni Oils and Lubricants.We also have all the major brands on display at the Festival including Harley-Davidson, Indian, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Husqvarna and Honda. Festival is also supported by Shire of York and the Department of Tourism Royalties for the Regions.This year we are planning more activations for the enjoyment of visitors, and we encourage everyone to make a n weekend and staying in York on Saturday night. We have camping facilities available in town and plenty of things to see and do for the whole family. .”

Peter said the Saturday afternoon and evening activities would be family friendly and start at 4 p.m., and the Sunday event would run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Saturday at York Motorcycle Festival 2022

Saturday in York is the perfect time to arrive at the Festival. Visitors can take a look at the bikes arriving for the Show and Shine. The Show and Shine is one of the festival’s most popular activities and takes place inside York’s historic Town Hall.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

Everyone loves food trucks, and this year we’re having a special Food Truck night from 4-8pm at Peace Park thanks to Vintage Collective Markets. Bring the family and treat yourself to your favorite cuisines from a range of food trucks; and enjoy light and relaxed entertainment during the afternoon.

Enjoy the music and activity of the free Harley-Davidson concert at the Imperial Hotel starting at 6 p.m. Or grab a meal and dance the night away at one of the other local pubs to dance the night away!


Sunday at York Motorcycle Festival 2022

Sunday, April 10 is the main event! The York Motorcycle Festival is a free family festival that was originally created as a charity event. In 2022, the Festival is once again happy to support Beyond Blue in its fundraising. To raise funds, a Charity Ride for Beyondblue will take place on Sunday April 10 from Midland to York, starting at 9am. The charity hike is supported and run by HOG Swan River Chapter.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

When you arrive in York, check out the incredible Show and Shine exhibition at City Hall. Die-hard enthusiasts attend Show and Shine year after year to show off their bikes; and the exhibition in York’s beautiful Old Town Hall is truly a sight to behold. Visitors can choose their favorite and vote for it in the public prize! The Show and Shine is proudly sponsored by Clean Ride and Motorcycle Panel and Paint.

The Vintage Collective Markets will be set up in Peace Park on Sunday for those who need a little extra shopping! Vintage Collective Markets will feature a range of stalls focusing on vintage, recycled, remade, salvaged, upcycled and vintage-style products or services. Attractions within the markets will include children’s activities and rides, food trucks and live music.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

While you’re in Peace Park, take the kids on a quad bike or mini-motorbike. Thanks to Motorcycle WA, children can test their driving skills on the specially designed track.

The Festival’s main attraction is always the Trade Display along Avon Terrace. Check out new bikes from top brands like Harley-Davidson, Indian and Victory, Yamaha, Kawasaki and more. Discover the displays of clothing, jewelry, accessories, etc. The full list of exhibitors is available at yorkmotorcyclefestival.com.au

Stop by the Harley-Davidson Stage for all-day entertainment, including live music, new product reviews and more. To encourage motorcyclist safety, the York Motorcycle Festival coincides with Safety Awareness Week, and the Road Safety Commission and MRWA will be present at the event to share information on safe motorcycling.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

From South Street, head to the new Eni Stunt Track for freestyle motocross and stunt demonstrations from Hardwired Entertainment, plus Super Moto demonstrations.

Experience the excitement of motorcycle racing up close with Super Moto WA. The team will be doing running demonstrations on Sunday April 10 along Lowe Street. It’s loud, it’s fast, it’s not to be missed!

This year we brought in one of Western Australia’s top freestyle motocross teams. Stand back and watch these crazy stuntmen as they soar through the air in death defying action. So get ready for some smoke as the stuntmen spin their bikes for wheelies and burnouts in WA’s best stunt show!

The York Motorcycle Festival is supported by the Department of Tourism Western Australia, Department of Regional Development, the Shire of York, and proudly sponsored by Shannons Insurance, Harley-Davidson and Eni Oils and Lubricants.

York Motorcycle Festival
York Motorcycle Festival

The Main Festival takes place on Sunday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free event supporting Beyond Blue. The York Motorcycle Festival is a covid-safe event and follows all current government guidelines. For more information visit www.yorkmotorcyclefestival.com.au.

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