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

**NO PERSONAL ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED IN ANY VENUE**

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
 

FEATURE ENTERTAINMENT IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

CARROLLTOWN LEGION RUN—SATURDAY
Carrolltown Legion Run—111 Roosevelt Blvd., 15906

Sat., June 23. Registration: 11:30 AM – 1 PM. Departs: 1 PM from Johnstown Welcome Center, front parking lot, 111 Roosevelt Blvd., Johnstown, PA  15906. $20 per rider/$5 passenger. Route: 87 miles; 4 ½ hours. Stops: Johnstown Flood National Memorial and Noel’s Ice Cream

CERNIC’S ANNUAL THUNDER RIDE—FRIDAY
Cernic’s Thunder Run—132 Belmont St

Fri. June 22 kick off begins at 4:30 PM at Cernic’s on Belmont St. Ride leaves Cernic’s at 6 PM and ends at Greenhouse Park. First 50 registrants will receive a tee shirt for a $10 donation

COVERED BRIDGE RIDE—FRIDAY
Covered Bridge Ride—Masonic Temple, Valley Pike

Fri., June 22. Leaving the Johnstown Masonic Temple Lodge at 130 Valley Pike, Johnstown, PA 15905. Registration from 1 PM-2 PM. Ride leaves at 2 PM. Returning to Masonic Temple Lodge at 6 PM. Donation $10. Benefits Bedford County Christmas for Kids operated by the Faithful Defenders from the Masonic Lodge in Bedford, PA

DUCK RACE—SUNDAY
Rotary Duck Race—Hickory Street Bridge to Inclined Plane

Sun., June 24 at 1 PM. $5 each duck. 1st prize: $2,000; 2nd prize: $1,000; 3rd prize: $500. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Richland Township.

FLT. 93 RIDE—FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Ride to Flight 93 National Memorial—Stoystown, PA

Fri., June 22 & Sat., June 23. Registration begins each day at 11 AM, ride leaves at 1 PM. Guided ride begins and ends at Greenhouse Park.

DANA ISLES & FACEDOWN—SATURDAY
Dana Isles & Facedown, Christian Rock—Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship

Sat., June 23 at 6 PM at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, 3429 Elton Road., Johnstown.

GREAT WHITE—SATURDAY
Great White, Rock—Train Station

Sat., June 23 at 7:30 PM at Train Station Stage.

HELLS BELLS—SATURDAY
Hells Bells, Rock—Train Station

Sat., June 23 at 10 PM at Train Station Stage.

HILLCLIMB—SUNDAY
Beaverdale Hillclimb—Route 869 to Beaverdale

Sun., June 24 : Gates open 8 AM; registration ends 9:45 AM; races begin 10 AM. Safety gear required. Only 25 minutes from downtown Johnstown. For info and directions: visit www.beaverdalehillclimb.com or  call (814) 283-5405

JASMINE CAIN—FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Jasmine Cain, Rock—Peoples Natural Gas Park, Train Station

Fri., June 22 from 8 PM-9:30 PM at Train Station and Sat., Jun 23 from 5 PM-7 PM at Train Station stage. Acoustic act on Sun., June 24 at B&L Wine Cellars Bon Air at 1 PM.

JOE GRUSHECKY—FRIDAY
Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers, Blues, Rock—Peoples Natural Gas Park

Fri., June 22 from 10 PM-12 AM at Peoples Natural Gas Park

JUMP—SATURDAY
Motorcycle Jump—Point Stadium

Sat., June 23. Point Stadium at 4 PM. Cole Freeman will attempt to set record with Harley-Davidson motorcycle jump

 

MANUFACTURERS—THURSDAY-SUNDAY
Manufacturers’ Display & Demo Rides—Biker Mall

Thurs.-Sat., June 21-23, 9 AM-5 PM; Sun., June 24, 9 AM-3 PM at Biker Mall. Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, Moto Guzzi, & Aprilia. Demo riders MUST have valid motorcycle license, long-sleeve shirt, helmet, long pants and closed-toe shoes.

MEMORIAL RUN—SATURDAY
Western PA Fallen Riders Memorial Run—Quaker Steak & Lube, Johnstown

Sat., 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.

MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER BAND—SATURDAY
Michael Christopher Band, Country—Peoples Natural Gas Park

Sat., June 23 from 10 PM-12 AM at Peoples Natural Gas Park

MOVIE—THURSDAY
Outdoor Movie “Easy Rider—Central Park

Thurs., June 21 at dusk at Central Park. Presented by Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership

PARADE—THURSDAY & SATURDAY
Hot Nights/Cool Lights Night Parade—Quaker Steak & Lube, Scalp Ave
Sponsored by Quaker Steak & Lube

Thurs., June 21: Preparty begins at Quaker Steak & Lube, Scalp Ave., Johnstown. Party begins at 5 PM. Parade leaves at 9:30 PM and proceeds into downtown Johnstown. All makes and models welcome, but bikes must have LED and after-market lights on board.
Grand Thunder Parade—Main St.
Sponsored by MetroPCS

Sat., June 23: Lineup begins 11 AM at Commerce Center, Broad St. Parade begins at 12 PM at Point Stadium and proceeds down Main St. Features vintage and custom motorcycles. Everyone and all groups welcome!

QUIET RIOT—FRIDAY
Quiet Riot, Rock—Train Station

Fri., June 22 at 10 PM at Train Station Stage.

SANDWICH SALE—THURSDAY—SATURDAY
Sandwich Sidewalk Sale—Franklin Street United Methodist Church

Thurs., June 21, 4 PM-9 PM; Fri., June 22-Sat., June 23, 10 AM-9 PM. Corner of Franklin & Locust Streets. Variety of sandwiches and food

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL—THURSDAY-SATURDAY
Strawberry Festival—St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 335 Locust St.

Thurs., June 21, 11 AM-4 PM. Fri. & Sat., June 22-23, 11 AM-5 PM. Served in air conditioned parish hall or outside in courtyard. Strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundaes, ice cream. Coffee and tea also served. Live entertainment and jewelry sale.

STICKERS—SATURDAY
The Stickers, Country—Peoples Natural Gas Park

Sat., June 23, 7 PM-9 PM at Peoples Natural Gas Park

STUNT RIDERS—THURSDAY-SUNDAY
ILLConduct—Johns Street near Point Stadium

Thurs., June 21-Sun., June 24. Harley-Davidson motorcycle stunt show. Thurs.-Sat., shows several times per day

THUNDERBOLT SALOON—THURSDAY-SUNDAY
The Thunderbolt Saloon—
Peoples Natural Gas Park, Train Station, Biker Mall
Thunderbolt Saloon combines live music with great bikes, hot bartenders and cold beer. Featuring Budweiser products. Thurs., June 21-Biker Mall Pub opens at 12 PM, Train Station & PNG Park Pubs open at 3 PM. Fri., June 22-All Pubs open at 12 PM. Sat., June 23- All Pubs open at 11 AM. Sun., June 24-All Pubs open at 12 PM. ID required, ID scanners in use. Wristbands sponsored by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys

VENDORS—THURSDAY-SUNDAY
Vendors—All Venues

Thurs., June 21 and Fri., June 22., 11 AM-12 AM; Sat., June 23, 10 AM-12 AM; Sun., June 24, 12 PM-5 PM at Biker Mall, Peoples Natural Gas Park and  Train Station. Thurs. June 21 and Fri., June 22, 11 AM-10 PM; Sat., June 23, 10 AM-10 PM; Sun., June 24 12 PM-5 PM at Central Park. Complete list of vendors and locations at Welcome Tent.

WALL OF DEATH—THURSDAY-SUNDAY
American Motor Drome Co. presents Vintage Live Thrill Show—Biker Mall

Thurs., June 21-Sun., June 24. Several shows daily. Real American daredevils riding American machinery, Indian and Harley-Davidson motorcycles working for a living on a vertical board wall 14 feet off the floor.

WHEELS & WINGS—THURSDAY
Wheels and Wings Wing-Off, Car, Truck & Bike Show—Ebensburg

Thurs., June 21: Vehicle registration begins at 4:30 PM. Wing-Off from 5 PM-10 PM. Car, truck and bike show begins at 6 PM. Live music by METRO and The Marauders from 6 PM-9:30 PM. Additional food will also be available. For info., call (814) 472-8414.Sponsored by State Farm Insurance—Kim Springer, Agent.     

WELCOME PARTY—THURSDAY-SATURDAY
ABATE Official Thunder Welcome Party—Greenhouse Park
Thurs., June 21:
Gates open at 5 PM. Fri., June 22: Gates open 11 AM with afternoon biker games; live music from 6 PM-9 PM by Rugged Edge and 9 PM-12 AM by Andy Davis Band. T-Shirt contest at 12 AM.  Sat., June 23: Gates open 11 AM with live music from 3 PM-6 PM by Rust, 6 PM-9 PM by Van Waylon and 9 PM-12 AM by East Coast Turnaround. T-shirt contest at 12 AM. Admission and motorcycle parking is free. Adult refreshments and entertainment, tattoo artist. Motorcycle tent camping only. No one under 21 admitted! ID required!

ZEPKA—TUESDAY-SUNDAY
Zepka Harley-Davidson—960 Eisenhower Blvd.

Tues.-Sat., June 19-23: 9 AM-7:30 PM; Extended Store Hours Sun., June 24: 9 AM-2 PM.  Numerous vendors including:  Woodling Airbrush & Pinstriping, Gina’s Paparazzi Bling, Pro-Action Street Series Shocks, Rodney Ott –“The Jerkey Man”, Royal Highway Patches Sewing & Leather, Velocity Power Products, Moeham Enterprizes, Steadfast Love for Service Shepherds, Wood-Fired Catering/Concessions, Fine Wines of Windber and Anne’s Totes.  Also a huge selection of Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® Apparel and Harley-Davidson® Parts & Accessories.  Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Sales and Service. For more info, call (814) 262-7777