Sturgis Bar Hosts Free Entertainment at CrossRoads

CrossRoads Brings Flood of FREE Activities and Thunderous Bike Shows during Sturgis Rally

Destination Offers You Magnificent Display of Flags, World’s Largest V-Twin Engine Sculpture, Acres of Paved Vendor Shopping, Packed Schedule of Free Entertainment and More!

The CrossRoads is a Sturgis destination where you can meet up with friends to experience the best of the Rally's free motorcycle, music, and freedom-oriented events and attractions; shop top-notch industry vendors and businesses; and offer respects to those who fight for our freedom. The CrossRoads strives to provide you a time worth remembering, an experience you can't stop talking about, and a taste of the Chip so rich you will be inspired to venture inside the Legendary Sturgis Buffalo Chip gates to discover and experience even more world-class entertainment and activities.

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 or just kick back with some cold ones and watch the jam-packed lineup concerts of entertainment on the Jägermeister Stage. 

The CrossRoads offers cheap drink specials including two Budweiser Bowtie cans or two Big Woodys for just $6, and it’s the only place in the world where you can find a 50-foot tall V-twin engine sculpture and a field of nearly 1,000 waving American flags. 

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 Sturgis destination!


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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Budweiser Clydesdales – This year you have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales face to face throughout the day, every day, during the Sturgis Rally at the CrossRoads! Seeing these magnificent creatures pull their red, white and gold wagon full of beer through the gates of the Buffalo Chip is sure to leave a lasting impression and remind you of the prosperity we enjoy in this great nation.

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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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Evel Knievel® Thrill Show - Come face to face with the world’s largest collection of Knievel® curiosities with an up-close look at X-rays of Knievel’s broken bones, his X-2 skycycle rocket, the Mack truck show rig he named “Big Red,” his iconic “Sports Illustrated” leathers and cape, and much more. We didn’t exhume Evel Knievel himself for this exhibit, but you’ll be able to see everything else!

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Eagle 75 - The 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Rally will be one for the history books. If you’re wondering, “What am I doing to help MAKE history at this event?,” this is your opportunity. Be a part of the 1,000 bikers and bikes joining together to commemorate the 75th Sturgis Rally and the strength and beauty of America by creating the world’s largest human and motorcycle eagle at the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads.

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Bike Shows:

Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show - The Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show rounds up the world’s best builders and puts their hard work on display at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads. This one-day show brings together an impressive crew of international judges and builders—one group vying for the titles, the other looking to find a bike with personality, function and a progressive sense of motorcycle culture.
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Full Throttle Magazine Bike Show - 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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Indian Motorcycle & Classic American Iron Black Hills Rally - If  you’re cruisin’ into Sturgis on an Indian motorcycle or any pre-1984 American motorcycle, then you’re invited to take part in the Indian Motorcycle & Classic American Iron Black Hills Rally. This free event gives you the chance to win trophies, have your bike featured in the pages of American Iron Magazine and participate in classic field events that hearken back to the early days of the Sturgis Rally! 

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Cycle Source Chopper Show - Here’s a Sturgis bike show just like the ones from back in the day that’ll let you ride your bike in and enter even if you don’t have a dime! Enter in one of 15 classes for your chance to win valuable prizes and a handmade trophy from Kevin “Teach” Baas.

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Free Three Day Pre-Rally Party July 24 - 26 Featuring Pop Evil and More – Kick back a couple cold ones with friends while taking in the nine days of non-stop stage entertainment on the Buffalo Chip’s Jägermeister Showcase Stage. Pull up a seat in the shade and check out the jam-packed lineup of Sturgis concerts, sidesplitting stand up comedy, sexy dance routines, and crazy contests!

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Jägermeister Stage – Kick back a couple cold ones with friends while taking in the nine days of non-stop stage entertainment on the Buffalo Chip’s Jägermeister Showcase Stage. Pull up a seat in the shade and check out the jam-packed lineup of Sturgis concerts, sidesplitting stand up comedy, sexy dance routines, and crazy contests!

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Seattle Cossacks – You’ll watch and wonder in fascination, “Just how do they do it?” as the Seattle Cossacks glide past you in a seemingly effortless motion during the 2015 Sturgis Rally. There are no ropes, no props, no skyhooks and no gimmicks; the secret behind this world-renowned group’s outrageous performances is simply skilled riding and lots of practice.

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Sturgis Rider® Rhythm Rockers – Feast your eyes on bold booty shaking as the Sturgis Rider Rhythm Rockers dazzle you with their sexy Sturgis Rally dance routines. The Buffalo Chip’s own dance troupe has been working hard all year to serve you up sass and class while shaking plenty of ass during the 2014 Motorcycle and Music Festival!

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Sassy and Classy Over 35 Model Search - If you’ve got class and you’ve got sass, it’s time to Rock it! The Sassy and Classy over 35 Model Search is your chance to be recognized for the beauty you are during the Sturgis Rally. We all know you don’t have to be in your 20s to strut your stuff and represent all the beautiful women out there! Show the world what you got and compete in the Sturgis Rally’s first and only over-35 model search at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

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Fan Fest - Meet up with the friends you’ve been making through Buffalo Chip’s FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest and Instagram at Fan Fest, and you could win valuable prizes like Zip Line tickets and a pair of passes to the 35th Anniversary of the Best Party Anywhere™ in 2016!

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Air Sex Championships - Are you a master of pelvic storytelling? Do you have a whole lotta motion in your ocean? If you’re an expert at making love to nobody in particular, then you’d make a serious contender in the Air Sex World Championships. If you’re not an air Casanova, you can laugh yourself silly watching people do the dirtiest and most ridiculous stuff you’ve ever seen anyone do to the air.

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Wet T-Shirt Contests - These daily contests held twice per day on the CrossRoads’ Jägermeister Stage, and whether you’re watching or participating, they’ll help create some beautiful mammaries…er, we meant memories.

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Roller Derby - The Rolling Sturgis mission is to help grow this amazing sport, and that’s exactly what they’ll do when they unite some of the best derby players from around the country with revved-up Sturgis Rally crowds. This eight-day knockdown roller derby event features competitive nightly roller derby bouts at the CrossRoads.

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Big Woody’s Panty Party - Get in on the most outrageous world-record-breaking attempt at the rally – the most people wearing only underwear in one place! Put on your best pair of skivvies and brightest smile and join the fun at the CrossRoads on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. Don’t miss this crazy party with live music, drink specials and a whole lot of people dressed only in their underpants.

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Vendor Activities:

Free Fuel Happy Hours – If you’ve got a Buffalo Chip wristband, then there’s a free tank of fuel waiting for you during Free Fuel Happy Hours at the CrossRoads! Ride on up and let Renewable Fuel Association top off your tank with 93 octane E10 (10% ethanol, 90% gasoline) for free!

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Husker 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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Ride Through Wedding Chapel – You’ll know you’re with “the one” when you’ve found a person you love as much as your motorcycle. So why not choose a wedding venue that allows both you and your bike to be part of your big day? With the Buffalo Chip’s new onsite wedding service during the Sturgis Rally, your dream of an unforgettable biker wedding can be a reality!

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Shopping – Official Buffalo Chip Merchandise, Black Hills Gold by Coleman’s line of Buffalo Chip Black Hills Gold jewelry, HP Custom Silver, Katus Jack’s Hats, BikaChic, Leather Creations and more can all be found exclusively at the CrossRoads.
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Food & Drink –Fill up your tank by stopping at Pie for the People Pizza, Old Skool Concessions, Dunn Bros Coffee, Santa Lucia’s Buffalo Chip Big Bite, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Hal's Original and the free pancake breakfast from Sons of Light Ministry.

Wrenches – Service your ride, replace your tires and run a Dyno test all at the CrossRoads! And don’t forget to visit the Rhythm Rockers Sexy Dance Routine Bike Wash to get your chrome polished before you head out on the open road!
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