2019 FESTIVAL CALENDAR


SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd, 2019

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MORNING TRIBAL MEETING (9am) 

For all of you WILD GYPsIES coming to the WGT, we'll have a daily morning meeting to go over the day's fun activities. 

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WELCOME TO THE WGT

GATES OPEN 8AM TO WELCOME IN OUR WILD GYPSY TOUR ATTENDEES.   

AS YOU MAKE YOUR WAY TO THE FESTIVAL, YOU'LL BE GREETED BY WGT VOLUNTEERS WHO WILL HELP YOU GET SITUATED AND FAMILIAR WITH THE GROUNDS AND EVENT. 

GET READY FOR SOME FUN :) 

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WGT RIDES

*Kickstands up @ 10am

Option 1: Downtown Sturgis

Option 2: TBD 

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STELLAR PATCH CLASS (2-5pm)

Come join us at the WGT Bazaar Lounge and decorate your favorite moto-accessories, courtesy of Stellar Moto Brand.  

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WOODY'S WELCOME PARTY (5-6pm)

First off, it's a tradition that we take shots with the man who started it all, Rod Woodruff, owner of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip!  

 

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BONAFIDE DINNER (6-8pm)  

Wild Gypsies are invited to join us for a catered dinner party, courtesy of Bona Food Love. Bountiful blessings to come. 

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ZIP + EXPLORE THE CHIP (8-10pm)

Friday evening we'll take a stroll around the Chip, all attends are welcome to join.

Ziplining, bar crawls, whatever you want. EEWelcome to the playground.  

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KEITH URBAN

Sturgis, SD (September 18, 2018) – The 2018 Sturgis Rally is still fresh on the world’s mind, but the “Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling®” has already made big plans for 2019. Multiple Grammy Award-winning American Country music icon Keith Urban is bringing his stunning arsenal of no. 1 mega-hits to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, smashing open the gates as never before on an inaugural weekend. This is the first of many block-busting artists the Chip will announce for its world-famous Wolfman Jack Stage lineup August 2-10, 2019.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th, 2019

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MORNING TRIBAL MEETING (9am) 

For all of you WILD GYPsIES coming to the WGT, we'll have a daily morning meeting to go over the day's fun activities. 

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WGT RIDES 

*Kickstands up @ 10am

Option 1: CUSTER STATE PARK

Option 2: THE BADLANDS

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OIL CHANGE CLASS (2-3pm) 

Come learn something new and/or get some tips about Oil Changing with Savannah Rose from S&S Cycles.

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FXR SHOW & DYNA MIXER


Ride in and register for free for this no-nonsense motorcycle event coordinated by Joe Milke that brings together motorcycle riders to have fun and show and talk motorcycles. The show is all about the riders, their stories and their ride.

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THE HUNK BIKE WASH (4-6pm)

Yup, that means boys washing our girls bikes. 

And it's going down at the CrossRoads. Water fight anyone?

More information coming soon.

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AMERICAN FLAT TRACK RACES

(6-9pm) 

America’s original extreme sport is coming back this August to inject your party with a serious dose of adrenaline! After its explosive Buffalo Chip debut in 2017, The American Flat Track Series is returning to bring you and your friends the next level of racing on Sunday, Aug. 5 prior to a headlining concert on the Buffalo Chip’s main stage.

MOTORCYCLES AS ART™ (9-10pm) 

Presents Finest Display of Motorcycle Art during the Sturgis Rally. Experience the creativity, spirit and personal expression of motorcycle history and culture by visiting the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Motorcycles as Art Exhibition curated annually by Michael Lichter.

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 ENTERTAINMENT

More nightly concerts from headlining bands at the Chip’s main stage will be announced soon!  

Private concerts at the WGT will also be announced soon! 


MONDAY, AUGUST 5th, 2019

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MORNING TRIBAL MEETING (9am) 

For all of you WILD GYPsIES coming to the WGT, we'll have a daily morning meeting to go over the day's fun activities. 

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WGT RIDES

*Kickstands up @ 10am

Option 1: MOUNT RUSHMORE

Option 2: TBD

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OBSTACLE COURSE CLASS (2-3pm) 

Instructors TBA soon! 

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BELL BRAWL AT THE BUFFALO CHIP


Is your wheelie game on point? Do you think you have what it takes to be king of the lot? Will your skills impress the judges enough to ride away with money and bragging rights? If you're a legit player in the V-twin stunt game, come compete in this stunt competition on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 3:30 and find out! If not, just come and watch. Then stick around for the Dualigans Party to follow in the Big Engine Bar at 5 p.m. To register

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WILD GYPSY WINE CLUB + GAMES

(5-8pm) 

JOIN US for the annual Wild Gypsy Wine Club. 

Bring your girlfriends, its going to be a wine-filled time.

Games with priZes, COURTESY OF our sponsors and supporters, WILL BE UP FOR THE WIN! 

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COLLECTIVE SOUL

Another heavy-hitter has been added to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip lineup. The gritty hard rock of Collective Soul will hit a homerun in the opener for Styx when they take the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. 

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STYX

Launch your party into overdrive with one of the most celebrated progressive rock bands of all time– Styx! These mind-blowing musicians will fill the air with their massive prog/arena rock sound on Monday, August 5, 2019, and you’ll be having The Best of Times when they do!

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 ENTERTAINMENT

More nightly concerts from headlining bands at the Chip’s main stage will be announced soon!  

Private concerts at the WGT will also be announced soon! 


TUESDAY, AUGUST 6th, 2019

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MORNING TRIBAL MEETING (8am) 

*Please note that today's meeting is one hour earlier 

For all of you WILD GYPsIES coming to the WGT, we'll have a daily morning meeting to go over the day's fun activities. 

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WOMEN & WHEELS BIKE SHOW™

(8-10am)

Presented by the Wild Gypsy Tour to Showcase Best Female-Built Bikes.  Ride into the Biker Belles’ First Ever All-Women’s Bike Show!

BIKER BELLES ™ MORNING RIDE:

*Kickstands up @ 10am

Vanocker Canyon, to Nemo Road, to Hwy 385, before ending at The Lodge at Deadwood.  

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BIKER BELLES ™ LUNCH & SYMPOSIUM (11:30am-2pm)  

Listen and be inspired by a panel discussion on the theme “Shifting Gears,” where a group of influential women in the motorcycle industry including Alisa Clicke)nger and Leah Misch will discuss being the change you want to see in the world.

During this time you’ll also have the opportunity to hear updates in the personal stories of incoming Hall of Fame inductees Marilyn Stemp and Valerie Thompson, find out what’s next for Biker Belles charity recipients and pick up an copy of Gloria Struck’s new book “Gloria; A Lifetime of Motorcycles” and get it signed.

Meet current and past panelists!

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 WILD GYPSY KARAOKE (5-8pm)

It's going to go down, SO GET PRACTICING THOSE HITS AND THROWBACKS.   

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PARTY AT CAMP ZERO (6-8pm) 

Boys vs Girls, summer camp style rodeo games and buffoonery. 

Let the BATTLE OF THE CAMPS begin.  

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ODD FELLAS BAND (8-9pm) 

Our FELLAS from Texas ARE coming to the WGT to give us one hell of a show for our last night at camp.  


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7th, 2019

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MORNING TRIBAL MEETING (9am) 

For all of you WILD GYPsIES coming to the WGT, we'll have a daily morning meeting to go over the day's fun activities. 

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WGT RIDES

*Kickstands up @ 10aM

Option 1: CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL

Option 2: TBD 

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TIE-DYED CLASS (2-3pm) 

Instructor TBA soon! 

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RSD Super Hooligan Races Presented by Indian Motorcycle

Feel the ground rumble, see the dirt fly and experience a serious adrenaline spike as hand-built street bikes go handlebar to handlebar during the Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.

A crazy crew of unrulies will slide sideways and tear past spectators during a full day of Hooligan events, and when they do, you’ll want to be sure you’re caught in the dust.

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BAND ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON


Thursday, August 8th, 2019

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TIME TO PACK UP & ADVENTURE ON

*Tents must be empty by 12pm

Enjoy your last morning at the wGt before you head on your journey home.