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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

97th Laconia Motorcycle Week® Less Than A Month Away

LACONIA, New Hampshire, July 29, 2020: We’re less than a month away from Laconia Motorcycle Week, kicking off August 22nd, with additional restrictions to protect the health and safety of participants. Vendor booths will be limited to non-profit organizations such as Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, the VFW, Laconia Kiwanis Club, and Laconia Rotary Club. Attendees can expect to see less vendors on Lakeside Avenue, with less t-shirt and souvenir offerings as well as food and beverage options. However, nearly all restaurants, bars and hotels will be in full operation and plenty of the originally scheduled events are happening as planned.

While many things will be different with this year’s rally, including the August 22-30 dates, much will be the same. Nearby New Hampshire Motor Speedway will host races all week long, capped off by the 97th Annual Loudon Classic, August 28-30th. The Gypsy tours and charity rides that attract hundreds are happening daily as well as entertainment at local establishments like the NASWA Resort, Patio Garden, Winnipesaukee Marketplace, and Tower Hill Tavern. Some popular events such as the Gunstock Hill Climb have been postponed to 2021. Event changes are posted to LaconiaMCWeek.com daily.

“The emphasis on this year’s Laconia Motorcycle Week will be on safety,” says Deputy Director, Jennifer Anderson. “While we recognize that New Hampshire is faring remarkably better than most in this pandemic, many riders will be coming from out of state and we want to ensure the public we are taking every precaution to protect their safety, such as promoting the use of face masks when not riding, regular sanitization of public surfaces through sanitization experts, Nano Coating Technologies, LLC (NCT NH), and purposely planning for a toned down version of our rally to minimize large gatherings. Expect lots of fun, food and, of course, riding but in a safe environment.”

Stay tuned for event updates over the next several weeks as the rescheduled 97th Laconia Motorcycle Week continues to take shape. Any/all updates will be posted to LaconiaMCWeek.com, through their e-newsletter and on all LaconiaMCWeek social media channels.

For more information on visiting New Hampshire and our state’s guidelines relating to COVID-19, please visit: https://www.visitnh.gov/covid19

LACONIA 2020

Celebrating 97 years of riding legacy in 2020 with YOU because it’s been you, our riders, who have made Laconia Motorcycle Week® the World-Class Rally it is today!


Laconia Motorcycle Week has been postponed to August 22nd-30th, 2020 due to COVID-19.
If you can only choose one National Rally to attend in 2020 – choose the one you have to ride the furthest to! And if riding is your pleasure then we hope you’ll be joining us for Laconia Motorcycle Week® in 2020 because In Laconia… We Ride®! Although our legacy as the World’s Oldest Motorcycle Rally® is because our gypsy tour began in 1916, our legacy continues because of our unmatched scenic riding throughout the beautiful State of New Hampshire. Residents and businesses alike, welcome motorcyclists during the Rally every year in June.

With the 2nd largest demographic of motorcycle riders in the country and host to the oldest Rally in the country, NH opens its doors to motorcycle enthusiasts all year long!

For inside information, be sure to follow us on FaceBook and Twitter. Join us as we countdown to 100 during next year's 97th Anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week®: August 22-30, 2020!

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