See Photos of Stars & Stripes & Spokes
Dates and Times
May 27-30, 2011
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Monday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
RFK Stadium - Parking Lot 7
2400 East Capitol Street, NE
Parking and Transportation
Motorcycle parking is free on-site. Car parking is available in parking lots 5 and 8 for $10. Unfortunately the Stadium-Armory Metro Station will be closed for maintenance over the Memorial Day weekend. Metro will operate shuttle buses to the stadium. Getting around the area may be a challenge.
Stars & Stripes & Spokes Highlights
- More than 50 VIPs (including WRC-TV’s Jim Vance, The Edge 105.9’s Mike O’Meara, military members and representatives from Congress) are scheduled to jump on their bikes for a Kick Off Ride starting from Safeway’s parking lot (1100 4th St, SW) where they travel via police escort through the District and over to the stadium grounds.
- Live music will range from classic, southern and alternative rock to R&B, blues, soul and country performed by bands such as the Nighthawks, Jasmine Cain, SnakeBite, Kirk McEwen Band and John Luskey
- Special events will include military equipment displays, bikini contests, a bike stunt show, police rodeo, Tour of the Town Run and more.