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Feature Entertainment

Thunder in the Valley® Motorcycle Rally is proud to announce the 2018 entertainment headliners for the 21st annual rally.


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Quiet Riot-Friday, June 22
Great White-Saturday, June 23 followed by Hells/Bells

Official Venue Times
Thursday, June 21: 11 AM-12 AM
Friday, June 22: 11 AM-12 AM
Saturday, June 23: 10 AM-12 AM
Sunday, June 24: 12 PM-5 PM

ABATE Official Thunder Welcome Party

Cambria, Somerset & Westmoreland ABATES welcome you to start the party out right at the Official Welcome Party located at Greenhouse Park. Gates open at 11:00 AM June 21st -23rd. There will be a variety live music, tattoo artists, biker games, t-shirt contests and more! Motorcycle parking and admission is free! There will be adult beverages and entertainment, so only individuals 21 + will be allowed and ID’s will be checked.  





Hot Nights/Cool Lights Night Parades

Help Thunder in The Valley light up the night with the Hot Nights/Cool Lights night parade June 21st. Guest are welcomed to join the pre-party starting Quaker Steak and Lube on Scalp Ave.  The party will be followed by a color filled light show of bikes illuminating the streets of downtown Johnstown starting at 9:30PM. Sponsored by Quaker Steak and Lube 





Grand Thunder Parade

Welcoming family and friend of all ages, to The Grand Parade on June 23rd at 12:00PM. This parade features a bike for everyone to enjoy, showing an array of vintage to custom motorcycles in the parades fleet.  The parade will kick off at Point Stadium and commence down Main Street for all to see. 





Ebensburg Wheels and Wings

If you like cars, trucks, bikes and wings this is the place for you! Come join us on June 21st to see a vast array of vehicles, all while enjoying the best wings around. Additionally there will be live music provided by TBA from 6-9:30PM. Registration starts at 4:30PM and the wing off lasts from 5-10:00PM so come hungry.  Additional food will also be available.Sponsored by State Farm Insurance-Kim Springer, Agent 





Western PA Fallen Riders Memorial Run

Honor our brothers and sisters in the wind that lost their life with memorial service and the ringing of the bell. Ride with us through the beautiful Laurel Mountains as we pay respect. June 23, Quaker Steak and Lube: 1425 Scalp Ave., Johnstown, PA  15904. Registration 1 PM-3 PM. Fallen Riders Memorial Service and Ringing of the Bell 3 PM. Riders meet at 3:30 PM-3:45 PM. KSU 3:35 PM. Stops at The Alley and Jim & Jimmies. $20 donation includes one free premium viewing area wristband to evening concert at rally. For more information, call 724-672-0134 or email