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Motorcycle Rally in Fort Smith, AR. Honoring All Who Serve

The 2017 Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally has come and gone, a good time was had by all!


If you have never been to this area of Northwest Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma, we are so glad you made it and we are confident that you’ll be back. Locals and regulars we really appreciate you for coming out in force. Thanks to your attendance we were able to pay the bills, set back some money to keep the organization running and we are currently making our donations to our 2017 Charities.


A big THANK YOU to our Awesome Sponsors, Volunteers and everyone involved in making the Rally such a huge success!
See ya next year!

Rally Schedule

7:00 am

Vendor Village Setup

11:00 am

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Officially Kicks Off

11:30 a.m.
12:00 pm

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Vendor Village Opens

See vendors from around the country that have everything you need for your motorcycle, your official SHR Merchandise, plus a variety of food and beverages to tantalize your taste buds. For more details, click here

5:30 p.m.

2018 Salute to Heroes: Ceremony and Ride TBD

The 2017 Steel Horse Rally honors “All Who Serve” with the new “Heroes Salute” Ceremony & Ride. For more info, click here, 2018 info TBD

6:30 pm

Garrison Ave Bike only parking 2018 TBD

12:00 pm

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Official Merchandise Available

Your official Steel Horse Rally Merchandise available in the SHR Vendor Village. For more details, click here

8:00 a.m.

2018 Poker Runs TBD The Local Law Enforcement Fun Run

The Local Law Enforcment Fun Run Around Thunder Loop, starting at 8 a.m. at Hooters For more details, click here. 2018 Info coming soon ...

8:00 am

2018 Bike Show TBD

See incredible motorcycles, from antiques to modern marvels, plus make a donation to the Fort Smith Museum of History and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award. For more info, click here. 2018 Information coming soon ...

9:00 am

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Vendor Village opens

The Steel Horse Rally Vendor Village reopens with a variety of vendors with all of your 2018 SHR official merchandise, food, beverages, and items for you and your motorcycle . For more details, click here

9:00 am

Antique Motorcycles on Display

See incredible rolling pieces of history on display in the Vendor Village thanks to the Diamond Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America. 2018 TBD

9:00 am

The Birds of Prey Show

See amazing birds of prey up close at the Pocket Park on Garrison Ave. An amazing fun and educational experience for the entire family. For more info, click here. 2018 TBD

11:00 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Garrison Ave open only to Bike traffic 2018 TBD

11:00 am

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Concert at the SHR Alley Stage 2018 TBD

The 2018 Steel Horse Rally Concert begins on Steel Horse Alley Stage (at Garrison Ave. & 9th Street) 2018 TBD

11:00 am

The Steel Horse Rally Handle Bar opens SHR Stage 2018 TBD

The Steel Horse Rally Handle Bar opens to help keep your refreshed as you enjoy the entertainment on the SHR Stage (at Garrison Ave. & 9th Street) 2018 TBD

3:00 pm

The 4th Annual SHR Thunder Though the Valley Motorcycle Parade 2018 TBD

Ride your motorcycle in the 4th Annual SHR Thunder Through the Valley Motorcycle Parade. Lineup starts at 3 p.m. at Fort Smith Park. Parade starts at 4 p.m. For more info click here 2018 TBD

8:00 pm

The 2018 Miss SHR Bikini Contest

The beautiful contestants of 4th Annual Miss SHR Bikini Contest will take the SHR Alley Stage at 8 p.m. Cheer on your favorite contestants and help us choose Miss SHR 2018. For more info, click here


Steel Horse Alley Stage Concert 2018 TBD

2018 SHR Concert TBD click here

The Steel Horse Rally Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 established in 2015 to benefit local charities. The first Rally was held May 1st & 2nd, 2015 in Fort Smith, AR and raised thousands for local charities with an attendance of more than 30,000 people and a local economic impact of more than $4.2 Million. In three short years the attendance has grown to an estimated record of more than 50,000 motorcycles and 75,000 people attending, according to the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission. The local positive economic impact of the 2017 SHR is estimated at $13,798,374,” a joint news release states from the SHR and the Fort Smith A&P.

The Motorcycle rally held in Fort Smith Ar., continues to serve as a charity event open to all, and honors “all who serve. 2017 Charities include Heroes on the Water, the Buddy Smith Veterans Home, The ARC for the River Valley, the Fort Smith Museum of History and Earthbound Angels.

The local Rally has already received several local and regional awards for being an outstanding community event and for having great live entertainment. An annual tradition in Fort Smith, AR the Steel Horse Motorcycle Rally boasts the Thunder Through the Valley Motorcycle Parade, Vendor Village, Heroes Row of Military and Veterans organizations, poker runs, concerts, and helping, even more, charities each year.