A Better Vantage: The Best Sturgis Videos of 2022

By Mary Panerio

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video has got to be worth at least a million. When there’s a big story to tell, no other medium says it as well. This is why the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® brought on award-winning videographer and drone operator Grant Holub in 2022 to capture the beautiful landscapes, larger-than-life experiences and wonderful characters that make the Best Party Anywhere® so special.

We’d say these videos are as close as you’ll get to the real thing, but in many cases, Grant’s access and abilities give you a vantage point that’s even better. See for yourself by watching the videos below, then read on to find out how you could use your own Chip videos to win free passes to the party in 2023.

Welcome to Sturgis 2022 | Buffalo Chip Kickoff Party

People come from all over the world to take part in the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®. They each have their own reasons for attending, but they all have one goal in mind….FUN! So, check out the Buffalo Chip’s Official Sturgis Rally Kickoff Party and start your engines for nine Sturgis videos filled with motorcycles, music and mayhem!

Motorcycle Mayhem at the Buffalo Chip

Whether you ride them, build them or just like looking at all the different custom styles, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is one of the best places in the world to see motorcycles, and the legendary Buffalo Chip is the venue where you can catch the most bike shows in one place. See what custom culture means to the Chip family in this video.

Lynyrd FREAKIN Skynyrd | A Sturgis Tradition at the Buffalo Chip

Many traditions have their roots in the Sturgis Rally. Some are as simple as having a shot of whiskey to start the party. Others require serious planning, like bringing in a night of classic Southern rock that gets the party amped to capacity. Lynyrd Skynyrd is a tradition that goes hand in hand with Buffalo Chip lifestyle.

The Ride That Rocks!™ | Sturgis Legends Ride® 2022

Builder Billy Lane, actor Kevin Sorbo, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, actor Robert Patrick, and builders Cory and Zach Ness are just a few of the celebrities who joined riders like you for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s 2022 Legends Ride. See the experience through their eyes as they helped the Buffalo Chip raise big bucks for worthy charities.

Biker Belles® Women’s Day at the Buffalo Chip

The Biker Belles community continues to grow and has earned the reputation of the home for women in Sturgis. What started out as a women’s ride every year has now expanded to a day-long event for everyone—women, men, riders, passenger riders, non-riders—to celebrate and support women and their role in the sport of motorcycling.

NASCAR Legends Join Forces for the Rusty Wallace Ride

For the fourth year in a row, Rusty Wallace and his fast friends welcomed riders from all over to party and ride for great causes—South Dakota Special Olympics – Rapid City Flame and the NASCAR Foundation. Hear from Rusty and the crew as they mingled with riders like you during the 2022 Rusty Wallace Ride event kickoff at City Park in Spearfish, SD.

2022 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Bikini Beach Games hosted by Chris Trew

There’s no place cooler to beat the heat at the Buffalo Chip than Bikini Beach Swim Paradise. The cold drinks and ridiculous antics flow freely during the afternoon Bikini Beach Games hosted by comedian Chris Trew. Watch this video, and you’ll see that it’s practically impossible to hit the Beach without making fun memories and new friends.

Why Do You Do Sturgis? | 2022 Buffalo Chip Highlights

Why do you come to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? What keeps people coming back year after year? What is the best part of the event for you? The Buffalo Chip asked its guests these questions, and this video delivers their answers. Tell us why you come to Sturgis and the Buffalo Chip in the comments at the bottom of this article.

The Hottest Biker Babes in Sturgis | Miss Buffalo Chip 2022

In the Miss Buffalo Chip Pageant, the beautiful women of the International Bikini Team compete for cash, prizes and the title of the hottest biker babe in Sturgis. But these ladies aren’t just beauty queens—they work HARD. You can see them washing bikes with Hunter Detail at the CrossRoads or you can grab a drink from them at bars throughout on property. These ladies help make the Best Party Anywhere the best it can be.


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Did you capture some great Sturgis videos of your time at the Buffalo Chip? Create a TikTok showing us how you party in the most fun way possible, and you could win a pair of passes to the party in 2023, plus 2 VIP upgrades! Make it funny, make it weird, make it epic…whatever you do for a good time, we want to see it.

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Ready to Recreate these Moments and Join the Party?

While you’ve been riding high on the memories from the 2022 Rally, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has kicked it into high gear to start preparing for next year’s party. If you want to secure your spot at the no. 1 Sturgis Rally destination in 2023, the time at act is now. Passes are on sale now, and prices will never be lower!

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About Grant Holub
Grant Holub is the owner of Black Hills Video and a South Dakota native with a rich family history within the state. For over 10 years, he has worked as a videographer and drone operator in and around the Black Hills. His style and expertise have caught the attention of many local vacation destinations and large regional businesses that have gained him recognition as one of the most experienced drone videographers in South Dakota. Grant has also earned numerous awards from the American Advertising Federation and travels all over the country producing video content for his clients. Grant is no stranger to the Buffalo Chip as a local to the area, and his first concert at the Chip was Lynyrd Skynyrd in 2008. One of his highlights from this year was getting to meet the band 14 years later while filming all the madness of the Best Party Anywhere.