Hundreds of Thousands of Motorcycles Roll into Galveston Island for this Year’s Lone Star Rally

HOUSTON – Hundreds of thousands of motorcycles are rolling through Galveston Island this weekend for the Lone Star Rally.

The event kicks off on Thursday, November 2 and runs through Sunday, November 5. This is a yearly pilgrimage for many who come to rev and roll. The four-day long event features over 20 rock and country bands on two big outdoor stages, savory food trucks, centrally located bars, and snack stands, motorcycle accessory vendors, clothing and jewelry sellers, along with a series of special events appealing to every aspect of the motorcycle enthusiast’s taste for all things two-wheeled, from fashion to function.

This year’s Lone Star Rally entertainment headliners include returning Texas country chart topper, Kevin Fowler on Saturday night at the Beach Central Stage, as well as Pat Green on Thursday at Beach Central. Other regional and local favorites include Zach Tate, Lulu and The Black Sheep, Tim Montana, Diamond Rio, Whey Jennings, Kid Rock tribute - Cowboy, and many more!

This year the Lone Star Rally debuts a new event giving special attention to the classic American Chopper. That happens all weekend.

For locations, times, and days of events head online to

Check out some of the action from day one in the video above.

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Melanie Camp is a correspondent on KPRC 2’s Houston Life. 

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