MI: The 15th Annual Lakeshore Blessing of the Bikes will
be held at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds in Holland, Michigan,
Sunday, April 30, 2017. Gates open at 10:00 am. Prizes and
drawings begin after 2:15 pm with the Blessing at 3:00 pm.
fee donation of $5.00 per bike or vehicle will be collected.
All gate proceeds from this charitable event will benefit
Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity and Kids' Food Basket - Holland.
purpose: A community gathering to start the 2017 riding season
with a blessing for the riders to have a safe year, to promote
a sense of fellowship among bikers and to support local charities.
of motorcyclists and non-motorcyclists attend the blessing.
The event features live classic rock music and classic
cars on display. Food vendors are on-site and merchandise/retail
vendors are invited to sell leather goods, t-shirts, jewelry
and other "wares". Our goal is to provide family-friendly,
widespread audience appeal.
all bikes that are "classics" and "customs" to pay a $10 entry
fee to enter their motorcycle for a chance to win the "Bill
O'Brien Bike Contest" and "Bob Burn's Vintage
Bike Contest" (25 years or older). Winners receive
a trophy and cash prize (sponsored by BMW Motorcycles and
ODL). Look for the directional signs when you enter and park
in this "VIP" section. Judging by a selected panel will begin
at 2:15 pm.
Take I-196 west to exit 55, go right and follow Bus 196 Chicago
Drive to north US 31. Exit first exit onto Lakewood Blvd.
Go right. Follow the signs to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds,
1286 Ottawa Beach Road, Holland.