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

Get FREE ACCESS to Live Music, Bike Shows, Stunts, the Magnificent Field of Flags, 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!

Events & Entertainment

BIKE SHOWS
Whether you like ‘em chopped, bobbed, stretched or souped up, the CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip® is the place to see the baddest bikes in Sturgis, SD. Ride into this two (and sometimes three) wheeled wonderland to display your custom creation, or walk through and ogle some of the world’s most magnificent machines during the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s many distinctive custom bike shows.

BANDS
Knock back a couple cold ones with friends while taking in non-stop entertainment on the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads Showcase 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

FAN FEST
You’re invited to Fan Fest to meet up with your friends 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!

SASSY & CLASSY OVERY 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 Top Shelf Passes to the Eric Church concert!

MULLET MADNESS CONTEST
Is your philosophy (and your hair style) “Business in Front, Party in Back”? If so, then you’ll want to make your mullet game is on point for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s first ever Mullet Madness mullet contest! If you don’t feel like brandishing a mullet prior to your arrival, Matty the Barber will be giving free mullets and mullet touchups at the Buffalo Chip Barber Shop! Cash prizes go to the best mullets!

BELL BRAWL AT THE BUFFALO CHIP
Is your wheelie game on point? Do you think you have what it takes to be king of the lot? Will your skills impress the 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. 7 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 baconley@bellhelmets.com

CLINT EWING STUNT SHOW
Hold on for a wild ride as professional street bike stunt rider Clint Ewing makes his return to the Sturgis 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.

KNIFE & AXE THROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Blade Aces are bringing the first-ever Knife & Ax throwing Championships to the Buffalo Chip, and it’s something you have to see to believe. This team is operated by the world’s highest ranked knife-throwing couple, eleven-time world champion Melody Cuenca and her husband TJ. They, along with several other world champions, will be hosting four major events and daily classes for aspiring knife and ax throwers at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads.

FLYING PISTON BREAKFAST
Kickstart your vacation with the cool kids at the Sturgis Rally by meeting the world’s front line custom builders at the Flying Piston Breakfast Benefit. This exclusive event on Sunday, August 5th allows you to meet and mingle with some of motorcycling’s most distinguished builders whose bikes appear in this year’s Motorcycles As Art exhibition, curated by Michael Lichter. Surprise Special Guests, too! And best of all, proceeds benefit Motorcycle Missions and tech ed scholarships to aid veterans and high school grads.

Attractions

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.

V-TWIN 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!

VETERAN’S 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.

Vendor Activities

GARAGE SERVICES
Need a tune up or a trick out? You’ll find what you need at the Buffalo Chip Garage. Check out multiple retailers and mechanics 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!

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!

BARBER SHOP
Matty the Barber will be hanging his barber pole at this brand barber shop offering straight razor shaves, trims, cuts and more. The Barber Shop is located at the north end of the CrossRoads.

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!

FREE FUEL HAPPY HOUR
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!

GAS STATION
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!

CROSSFIT
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 4th at 9 am through Saturday, August 11th. 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 twistedcanyoncrossfit@outlook.com, or visit www.twistedcanyoncrossfit.com.

SHOPPING
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 AND 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.

Rally Information Center

RALLY INFORMATION CENTER
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.

CrossRoads Schedule

Friday August 3, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
4:30 PM Live Band: TBA

Saturday August 4, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bike Show: School’s Out Chopper Show w/ Count’s Kustoms’ Shannon Aikau
4:30 PM Live Band: Stone Senate

Sunday August 5, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
9:30 AM Flying Piston Builder Breakfast
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Bike Show: The FXR Show and Dyna Mixer
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Fan Fest Contests
2:00 PM – Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg and Carey Hart Meet And Greet
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Stunt Contest: Bell Brawl at the Buffalo
4:30 PM – 8:00 PM Dualigans, Carey Hart & Bell Afterparty
4:30 PM Live Band: Cody Cooke & Bayou Outlaws

Monday August 6, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bike Show: Full Throttle Magazine
4:30 PM Live Band: Stone Senate

Tuesday August 7, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Bike Show: Women and Wheels
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Tattoo Contest
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bike Show: Three-dom Trike Show
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Free Fuel Happy Hour
4:30 PM Live Band: Dan Johnson

Wednesday August 8, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bike Show:  Sexiest Bagger
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Sassy and Classy Over 35 Model Contest
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Free Fuel Happy Hour
4:30 PM Live Band: Black Water Mountain

Thursday August 9, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Bike Show: Rats Hole
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Mullet Madness Contest
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Free Fuel Happy Hour
4:30 PM Live Band: Crossroad Station

Friday August 10, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
4:30 PM Live Band: Creed Fisher

Saturday August 11, 2018

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Free Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Axe and Knife Throwing Championship
4:30 PM Live Band: The Plott Hounds