MI: The 17th Annual Lakeshore Blessing of the Bikes will
be held at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds in Holland, Michigan,
Sunday, April 29, 2018. 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
at the gate. 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 2018 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 by Pretty Rage
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
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.