CrossRoads - $2 BEERS, $3 WELLS & FREE ACTIVITIES All Day Every Day during Sturgis Rally

Get FREE ACCESS to Bike Shows, Stunts, the Magnificent Field of Flags, Live Music, Cheap Drinks at the Big Engine Bar, and More!

Meet up with friends, see the industry’s top bike shows and enjoy the best of the Rally's FREE motorcycle, music, and freedom-oriented events and attractions at the free-access Buffalo Chip CrossRoads!

$2 Beers and $3 Wells at the Big Engine Bar Make the CrossRoads The Cheapest Place to Grab a Drink during the Rally

The crazy customizations, slick tricks, bikini babes, exciting entertainment, moving military tributes and acres of vendor shopping filling this two-wheeled wonderland will give you a taste of the Chip so rich you’ll find yourself coming back with your friends for more!

Bike Shows Five Days at the CrossRoads are Quickly Making the Buffalo Chip the Bike Show Capital of the World

You and your friends could spend the entire Sturgis Rally at the CrossRoads without running out of things to do! Shop dozens of unique vendors, compete in crazy contests, witness insane motorcycle stunts, watch the entertainment on the CrossRoads Stage or just kick back with some cold ones from the Big Engine Bar.

The Field of Flags and Big Engine Sculpture at the FREE ACCESS CrossRoads are a Must See during the Sturgis Rally!

The fact is, there are so many brain-checking activities going on at the CrossRoads that you might leave asking yourself, “Did that just happen?!” So seize the opportunity to enjoy The Best Party Anywhere® with the non-stop schedule of exciting events held at this premier destination!

Bike Shows

Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show - Thursday Aug., 10.
Get ready to drool all over the asphalt as you take in the sea of magnificent motorcycles at the world-famous Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show, Nearly 100 of the Rally’s finest will be competing in 16 different classes, and each will be begging you for to get an up-close look.

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Full Throttle Magazine Bike Show - Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8
Ride into two days of Full Throttle Magazine Bike Shows at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads, and you could ride home a winner! Full Throttle Magazine’s two days of 10-class bike shows mean you get twice the bikes, twice the fun and twice the chances of winning!

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The FXR Show & DYNA Mixer - Sunday, Aug. 6
Ride in and register for free for this no-nonsense motorcycle event that brings together motorcycle riders to have fun and show and talk motorcycles. The show is all about the riders, their stories and their ride. Tons of great prizes will be awarded based on popular vote thanks to the support of many of the biggest names in the motorcycle world and aftermarket parts industry. One hundred percent of the revenue generated from donations and t-shirt sales at this show go directly to LifeScape of SD, formerly known as Children’s Care Hospital and School.

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Sexiest Bagger Bike Show - Wednesday, Aug. 9
After generating great success in Daytona, Leesburg, Fayetteville and Myrtle Beach, Strip Club Choppers along with American Bagger Magazine and Urban Bagger Magazine are bringing the Sexiest Bagger Bike Show to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip! Multiple awards and cash prizes are up for grabs, and the best of show will be featured in American Bagger Magazine. Ride in to win!

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Sportster Showdown - Tuesday, Aug. 8
Looking for the other free show? It's not at the CrossRoads, but you can still check out the Sportster Showdown for free. This communal event celebrates the history, culture and diversity of one of the coolest bikes in existence, the Harley-Davidson Sportster. Conceived by Sportster fanatics Led Sled Customs and Biltwell, the show is held at The Gardens at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip's east gate. The show is free to enter and attend and features awards in five categories including Best of Show.

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Field of Flags - A field of nearly 1,000 flags stands majestically at the entrance to the CrossRoads, paying tribute to those who have given their lives protecting our nation’s freedoms. Spend an awestruck moment paying your respects to the brave men and women who sacrifice everything for us by walking through this impressive display.

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World’s Largest V-Twin Engine Sculpture – Everything’s bigger at the Buffalo Chip, including this colossal sculpture that two Chip employees created out of some old water tanks in 2011. Commemorate your trip to the CrossRoads by having your picture taken in front of this five-ton, illuminated engine sculpture, which towers 50 feet above the ground!

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AVTT Veterans Memorial Wall - Standing proudly behind the Battlefield Cross Sculpture and Field of Flags is the AVTT Veterans Memorial Wall. Each year the Patriot Guard Riders assist in putting up this wall so you can see the names and pay your respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while defending our freedoms.

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Rally Information Center and Buffalo Chip Chamber of Commerce –  Pick up a Festival Guide at the Buffalo Chip Chamber of Commerce & Information Center. It is open daily at the CrossRoads to provide you with information about the campground, entertainment, or sightseeing. Feel free to stop by and say hello to the concierge and enter to win one of two custom 2017 Indian Scout Sixty motorcycles being given away in the Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede® Bike Giveaway. While you’re at it, pick up a free prize courtesy of the Sturgis Rider Friendly Establishment® program.


CrossRoads Stage – Knock back a couple cold ones with friends while taking in non-stop entertainment on the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads Stage. Beat the heat under the brand-new, extra-large shade over the area in front of the stage while taking in nine days of killer music, crazy contests and electrifying events.

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Clint Ewing Motorcycle Stunt Show – Hold on for a wild ride as professional street bike stunt rider Clint Ewing makes his return to The Legendary Buffalo Chip to perform daring motorcycle stunts. His freestyle ride will leave you in awe as he performs some of the craziest motorcycle tricks of wheelies, stoppies and burnouts you’ll ever witness.

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Bell Brawl at the Buffalo
Is your wheelie game on point? Do you think you have what it takes to be king of the lot? Will your skills impress Carey Hart, Leticia Cline and their panel of judges enough to ride away with money and bragging rights? If you're a legit player in the V-twin stunt game, come compete in this stunt competition on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 3:30 and find out! If not, just come and watch. Then stick around for the Dualigans Party to follow in the Big Engine Bar at 5 p.m. To register contact

Sassy and Classy Over 35 Model Search - You don’t have to be in your 20s to strut your stuff at the Buffalo Chip. Like a fine whiskey or your favorite pair of leather boots, the women of the Buffalo Chip’s Sassy & Classy Model Contest are proof that certain things just get better with age! Watch biker babes over the age of 35 step into the spotlight and compete to win a free pair of Fan VIP Upgrades to the Ozzy Osbourne concerts!

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Fan Fest - Did you get your invite? If you stay connected to your friends at the Chip then you should have! So here it is. You’re invited to Fan Fest to meet up with the friends you’ve made both at the Chip and on the Chip’s social media platforms and enjoy wacky contests like the Cherry Pie Eating and Stud Contests, ice-cold drinks, live music, gorgeous girls and generous giveaways including a pair of 2018 Buffalo Chip Passes!

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Bull Riding - Eight seconds will seem like an eternity as top cowboys from South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana take the ride of their lives on the rowdiest bulls from South Dakota and Wyoming. Watch these mighty creatures kick, buck, leap and twist while these daring cowboys hold on for dear life in the corral at the CrossRoads across Flag Avenue from the Field of Flags. Twenty cowboys will face off each night from Monday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 10 from 6-7:30 pm, with the top 10 riders competing for a $4000 purse in the final round on Thursday. Entry is $20 at the gate. For more info, call 307-413-8151.

CrossFit at the CrossRoads - Twisted Canyon CrossFit and Rogue Fitness present CrossFit at the CrossRoads! Partake in CrossFit classes and a full CrossFit gym in the Buffalo Chip's free access area, the CrossRoads. Multiple classes and open gym sessions will be taking place each day between Saturday August 5th  at 9 am through Saturday, August 12th. For more info, including how to sign up for a CrossFit Class or Open Gym, book online with the MindBody App, call Kristi Cammack at 605-347-1515, email, or visit    


Vendor Activities

Buffalo Chip Stop & Fuel – Get high octane fuel for less than standard octane at the Chip’s brand new, self-service gas station courtesy of Renewable Fuels Association. The Stop & Fuel will be offering 93-octane fuel 24/7/365 near the corner of Russ Brown Blvd and Flag Ave. If you need to fuel up before hitting the road, you won’t find a better price nearby, and you can’t beat the convenience!

Free Fuel Happy Hours
If you’ve got a Buffalo Chip wristband and are riding a motorcycle, then there’s a free tank of fuel waiting for you during Free Fuel Happy Hours at the CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip®! Ride on up Tuesday, Aug. 7-Thursday, Aug. 10 between 1 and 4 p.m. and let Renewable Fuels Association top off your motorcycle’s tank with 93 octane E10 (10% ethanol, 90% gasoline) for free!

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Buffalo Chip Garage – Need a tune up or a trick out? You’ll find what you need at the Buffalo Chip Garage. Visit Just Cuz Chrome Retail Center, Harmonious Dyno Center, Extreme Audio, Metzeler Motorcycle Tires, Spectro Oils and more, all in one location. And when the work’s all done, don’t forget to visit the Miss Buffalo Chip Bike Wash to get your chrome polished before heading out on the road!

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BMW Demo Rides – Be one of the very first to see and test ride motorcycles never before offered in the US including the K 1600 B Bagger and the R nineT Urban G/S. BMW Motorrad is offering a full stable of their newest and most innovative motorcycles for demo rides. It’s a BMW bike show; pick out your favorite and take it for a ride!

Buffalo Chip Barber Shop by American Crew  – Matty the Barber will be hanging his barber pole at this brand barber shop offering straight razor shaves, trims, cuts and more. The Barber Show is located at the north end of the CrossRoads.

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Lake Superior Helicopter Rides – See the Buffalo Chip from a whole new angle, high above the campground. You’ll get an aerial view of the party and where you’re staying when you take a ride around the campground inside this state-of-the-art Eurocopter.

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Free Pancake Breakfast – The Buffalo Chip offers awesome partying late into the night during the Sturgis Rally. But if you rise early, you’ll also have a chance to meditate and fuel up for the day with a free pancake breakfast from the Sons of Light Motorcycle Ministry!

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ShoppingOfficial Buffalo Chip Merchandise from Hot Leathers, and unique merchandise from Merlin's Hide Out, Bond Arms, Falkor Defense, Grunt Style Apparel, Hogue/Sturgis Guns, SilencerCo and more can all be found exclusively at the CrossRoads.

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Buffalo Chip Gift Shop – Bring home a one-of-a-kind item from the largest collection of Easy Rider and Peter Fonda-related memorabilia, or own your own piece of the Black Hills with a gorgeous piece of Buffalo Chip Black Hills Gold jewelry!

Food & Drink – Eat, drink and be merry by stopping at Pie for the People Pizza, Sidekick Concessions, Santa Lucia’s Big Bite Buffet and the free pancake breakfast from Sons of Light Ministry. Then wash it all down with ice-cold drink specials including $2 beers and $3 well drinks.

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