Thunder in the Valley - Event Schedule

*Subject to change

Venue, Vendor, and Bar Opening Schedule:

Thursday, June 23rd:

  • Peoples Natural Gas Park: 3 PM - Midnight
  • Central Park: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Suppes Ford Biker Mall: Noon - 11:30 PM

Friday, June 24th:

  • Peoples Natural Gas Park: Noon - Midnight
  • Central Park: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Suppes Ford Biker Mall: Noon - Midnight

Saturday, June 25th:

  • Peoples Natural Gas Park: 11 AM - Midnight
  • Central Park: 10 AM - 11 PM
  • Suppes Ford Biker Mall: 10 AM - Midnight

Sunday, June 26th:

  • Peoples Natural Gas Park: Noon - 5 PM
  • Central Park: Noon - 5 PM
  • Suppes Ford Biker Mall: Noon - 5 PM

Parades

  • Thursday, June 23rd: Lighted Night Bike Parade
    • Bikes will meet at The Fifth Local Eatery & Alehouse – 1424 Scalp Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15904 for a pre-party at 5 PM, and ride through the hills of Johnstown, ending their journey with a cruise down Main Street, followed by a Lighted Bike Show and an after party inside of Peoples Natural Gas Park! This bike show will offer special parking for lighted bikes inside of the venue. Lineup begins at 7 PM / Parade leaves at 9:30 PM
  • Saturday, June 25th: Grand Thunder Parade - 12PM
    • Lineup at 11AM at Commerce Center, Broad St.
    • Parade begins at 12PM at Point Stadium and proceeds down Main St.
    • Features vintage and custom motorcycles. Everyone and all groups are welcome!
    • Sponsored by Visit Johnstown and The Fifth Local Eatery & Alehouse

Thunderbolt Saloon - Featuring Budweiser Products

  • Located at all venues!

  • Thunderbolt Saloon combines live music with great bikes, hot bartenders and cold beer. Featuring Budweiser products. ID required, ID Scanner in use.
  • Located at Central Park, Peoples Natural Gas Park, and the Suppes Ford Biker Mall.

Manufacturer Demos and Displays

  • The Five Star Powersports display is located in the Suppes Ford Biker Mall. Be sure to check them out this weekend while you are here!

 

  • Yamaha demo rides will take place throughout the entire weekend in the Suppes Ford Biker Mall.
  • Demo ride times - Thursday, June 23-Saturday, June 25, 9:30 AM-5 PM; Sunday, June 26, 9:30 AM-3 PM
  • Come out and demo any of these bikes: Bolt, Super Ténéré, Ténéré 700, MT-10, MT-09 SP, MT-09, MT-07, MT-03, XSR900, XSR700, Tracer9 GT, R3, R7. All bikes are subject to change.
  • Protective gear is required: DOT approved helmet, Long pants, Shirt with sleeves, eye protection, enclosed shoes. NO helmets or gear will be provided on site.
  • GoPro or any other video cameras are not permitted on the ride.
  • Motorcycle endorsement required, NO PERMITS ARE ALLOWED.
  • 1 YEAR MOTORCYCLE ENDORSEMENT REQUIRED.
  • Age Requirements for Demo Ride:
    • 18 years of age: XSR700, MT-07, Ténéré 700, MT-03, Bolt, R3
    • 21 years of age for all other motorcycles listed.

Bike Show

Saturday, June 25, 1 PM-3:45 PM at Peoples Natural Gas Park
Show off your ride in the bike show at Peoples Natural Gas Park! Bikes will be displayed all around the park. Awards are at 3:45 PM. $10 to enter. Registration 11 AM-1 PM. Registration includes all-day admission for one into the park. Brought to you by Motorcycle Cowboys.
 

Bike Services

Ultimate LED

  • A Thunder favorite will return to customize your bike with the hottest LEDs!

Speeds Performance Plus

  • Speed's Performance Plus specializes in professional Harley-Davidson dyno tuning and performance product installation.

HogWorkz

  • HogWorkz will be at the event this year offering a variety of bike customizations tailored to your needs.

MonsterBrite LEDs

  • Returning again this year, MonsterBrite LEDs will help you get your bike looking amazing with their LED installation options!

MORE COMING SOON!

The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue - Friday June, 24th

The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue is a Blues Brothers™ act featuring amazing impersonators who have been performing for more than 20 years across the globe for thousands of public and corporate functions. This interactive show boasts up to 60 minutes of non-stop energy complete with all of the familiar songs from the hit movie "The Blues Brothers"™ and "Saturday Night Live". 

You will be dancing in the aisles as Jake and Elwood sing their greatest hits, including "Soul Man", "Everybody Needs Somebody", "Gimme Some Lovin'," "Rawhide," and many more.  The Blues Brothers bring the house down with "Sweet Home Chicago" as they bring a special guest to the stage to become an "Honorary Blues Brother."  This high-energy Broadway-style show experience is great for all ages and demographics, and features plenty of audience participation.  

The Blues Brothers™ is a registered trademark of Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi Pisano, and is used by permission under license from Blues Brothers Approved Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved, no reproduction without prior written permission. 

Hairball - Saturday, June 25th

Hairball is a two-hour, mind-blowing, and drop-dead accurate homage to some of the biggest arena acts in the world. Van Halen, KISS, Motley Crue, Queen, Journey, and Aerosmith are but a few of the acts fans will see brought to life. 2022 finds Hairball celebrating its 22nd year of rocking hundreds of thousands of people across the country. They are constantly adding more characters, more pyrotechnics, more lights, more sound, more props, more surprises...more everything!

Jasmine Cain

The 'First Lady of Thunder' Jasmine Cain will be electrifying the crowd once again this year! Jasmine covers everything from Classic and Modern Rock to revved-up Pop and Metal. But that isn’t all she is known for. Jasmine has 7 studio albums of award-winning original music with her 7th titled “Seven” released in November 2019. Her performances are professional, stadium-quality, and high energy, keeping the audience’s attention from the first note until the last. Her songs are emotional and timeless, and her voice is strong and soul-filled, taking audiences on a supercharged ride. Jasmine will also be live Thursday, June 23rd, 7 PM at Balance Restaurant.

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Flight 93 Rides

  • Rides Start at Johns St. in front of Sargent's Stadium

  • Friday, June 24th - Registration: 10 AM - Ride leaves at 12 PM

  • Saturday, June 25th - Registration: 11 AM - Ride leaves at 1:30 PM

  • The 2 guided rides during the event will take you from downtown Johnstown, to the Flight 93 National Memorial Located near Shanksville, PA

  • Hosted by Somerset County ABATE

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Wheels and Wings - Ebensburg, PA

  • Join Ebensburg in celebrating their 18th Annual Wheels & Wings, Thursday, June 23rd from 5 PM - 10 PM in Historic Downtown Ebensburg!

    They will have live entertainment by Giants of Science, a variety of food vendors, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and more! Wheels & Wings is held in conjunction with Thunder in the Valley and hosted by the Ebensburg Main Street Partnership.

Children's Area - Saturday ONLY

  • Saturday, June 25, 10 AM - Dusk.
  • Corner of Main & Walnut Sts., located in the parking lot of the Cambria County Library.
  • Various activities for children of all ages.