On the road: Find upcoming car, motorcycle shows in the Hudson Valley


First annual Vet2vet Car and Bike Show Fundraiser: Oct. 1, Victor C. Waryas park, Poughkeepsie, noon-5 p.m., registration $10 per spot, hot rods, customs and wild rides welcome, Best in Class trophies, 50/50, raffles, BBQ and corn hole tournament. All donations will benefit the MHA of Dutchess County Veterans Program. To pre register, call 845- 709-7786. On Facebook.

American Legion Riders Chapter 151 2nd annual ALR 151 Scholarship Motorcycle and Car Show: Oct. 1, 185 Wawayanda Ave., Middletown, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., registration 9 a.m., judging for registered cars at 1:30 p.m., several categories, call 703-405-9915 to pre register, pre registration $20; $25 day of the show, food and beverages provided with registration, 50/50 and raffle baskets. On Facebook.

Goat Brothers 28th annual Swap Meet: Oct. 1, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., admission $10; children age 12 and under admitted for free, motorcycle show, hot rods and classic cars welcome, motorcycle parts and accessories, gifts and novelties, food and beverages available. Goatbrothers.com.

Bill “Batman” Fichthorn Memorial Ride & Party: Oct. 1, ride leaves from HBE School, 929 Route 209, Cuddebackville, kickstands up at 11:30 a.m., afterparty at noon at the Sparrowbush Firehouse, 79 Main St., Sparrowbush, food trucks, live music, 50/50, BYOB, all donations benefit local veterans

Vigilance LEMC Orange County 2nd annual Detective Brian Mulkeen Motorcycle Run: Oct. 1, registration 9 a.m.; kickstands up at 11 a.m., Captain’s Table, 547 Route 17M, Monroe, $30 registration; $10 passenger; $30 at the door for non riders, food, cash bar 50/50 and more. Proceeds donated to the Det. Brian Mulkeen Scholarship Fund. On Facebook.

Woodstock Harley Fall Open House and Poker Run: Oct. 1, 949 Route 28, Kingston, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $20 per rider with passenger, first prize $100; $200 Woodstock store gift card. Poker Run to benefit the Hometown Foundation. Big Daddy Food truck, music, fusion DJ, Pampered Chef, handmade soaps, Basch & Keegan. On Facebook. 845-338-2800.

La Rumba Latin American Bike Fest: Oct. 2, Dutchess Stadium, 1500 Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, noon-6 p.m., free admission, food trucks, beer, music. Hvrenegades.com. On Facebook.

Forever Friends Motorcycle Awareness Bike Run & Event: Oct. 2, rain or shine, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., open to cars and motorcycles, registration for the motorcycle run is 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., $20 per person; general entry $10 per person. The motorcycle ride (50 miles through Sussex County) will be leaving at noon and will return by 1:30 p.m. Looking for vendors; items or gift certificates for the Silent Auction; or food trucks contact them on Facebook.

OCFS Burnout Nationals: Oct. 8, Orange County Fairgrounds, 239 Wisner Ave., Middletown, gates open at 5 p.m., $10 pit fee for monthly qualifying rounds, monthly trophies for best burnout in both classes (car/truck and motorcycle), $150 entry fee at the Nationals for car/truck with 2 qualifiers; $100 entry fee for motorcycles with 2 qualifiers. Burnoutnationals.com.

Mustang Club of Orange County Breast Cancer Awareness Car Cruise: Oct. 8, rain date Oct. 22, Boston Market parking lot, Route 211, Middletown, 4-7:30 p.m., tricky tray, 50/50. To benefit St. Anthony Community Hospital Women's Health Services. On Facebook.

Honor Flight Mission #27 Motorcycle Motorcade: Oct. 8, rain or shine, ShopRite of Montgomery, 99 Hawkins Dr., Montgomery, rally up at 5:45 a.m.; kickstands up at 6:25 a.m., Please come out and help show our men and women that we will never forget their service to our great nation. Give veterans an incredible start to their day. On Facebook.

Speakeasy Motors Open House: Oct. 8, 14 Mechelkie Lane, Wallkill, noon, live music, food, raffles and prizes, bikes and hot rods welcome. All proceeds donated to Hudson Valley Autism Society. On Facebook.

4th annual Independence Fire Company Car Show and Vendor Fair: Oct. 9, Monroe Park and Ride, 28 Orange and Rockland Rd. #10, Monroe, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., registration $20; spectators admitted for free. Custom firematic trophies. On Facebook. SBGFDcarshow@gmail.com.

Shuggy’s Memorial Car & Bike Show: Oct. 9, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Newburgh, 10 a.m., $25 per vehicle; $15 per bike, top 30 awards and Best Of classes, best bike, engine, paint, old school, import, other and best muscle, Street Life pick, Deepset club and club quality. best of show and the best of the best, The Shuggy’s Cup. Come enjoy good people, music and vendors. Hosted By Street Life Auto Club. Please no loud music. On Facebook.

Whortlekill Rod & Gun Club Oktoberfest Car, Bike, Military Vehicle and Firetruck Show: Oct. 9, rain date Oct. 16, Whortlekill Rod & Gun Club, 540 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, registration 9 a.m.; gates open at 11 a.m., cars and bikes $10, all years welcome, swap meet, vendors, food, beer, raffles, 75 trophies, music by DJ Bobby Bounce. Info and vendors call Dave at 914-469-1303. On Facebook.

Combat Vets 19-9 Misfits MA Bike Night: Oct. 14, Top Dogs Hot Dog Stand, top of Mt. Peter, Route 17A, Warwick, 5:30 p.m., food, music, games, families welcomed. All funds raised goes directly to the CVMA 19-9 a 501c3 organization. On Facebook.

American Legion Riders Ulster County Chapter 1298 annual Fall Poker Run: Oct. 15, rain date Oct. 16, sign up 9-10:45 a.m.; kickstands up at 11 a.m., McDonald’s, Bridgeview Plaza, 650 Route 9W, Highland, $25 per rider, $15 per passenger, $20 veterans or active duty with ID. Scenic 80-mile ride through Ulster County, 3 stops, ends at American Legion Post 1219, 794 Springtown Rd.,Tillson, all motorcycles welcome, prizes for card hands, raffle prizes, 50/50, free BBQ, music, cash bar. Proceeds benefit Veterans Walk of Honor Project. On Facebook.

Orange County Fair Motocross: Oct 15 (practice), Oct. 16 (Pro Am race day). Orangecountyfairspeedway.net. 845-342-2573. On Facebook.

Gathering of Old Cars: Oct. 16, Mills Mansion, Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Dr., Staatsburg, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. See classic cars in a Great Gatsby setting during peak leaf peeping season. Food from local vendors will be available to purchase. On Facebook.

New York Cruisers Halloween Spooktacular Trunk or Treat Car Show: Oct. 16, Burger King Lakeview Plaza, 1529 Route 22, Brewster, registration 8 a.m.-noon, trophies 3 p.m., 50/50. On Facebook.

Emerald Guard LEMC Chili Cookoff: Oct. 16, White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave., Kingston, noon-3 p.m., cash prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, entrance fee $10, chili must be present at noon to be eligible for prizes. On Facebook.

Ramapo MC 2022 Fall Foliage Run: Oct. 23, registration 9-10:30 a.m., Rhodes North Tavern, Route 17, Sloatsburg, $15 per rider; $5 per passenger, 140-mile ride, either guided or self-guided, guided groups will be available at 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., GPS programming available for $5. AMA sanctioned event. Proceeds benefit the PKD Foundation. RMC@ramapomc.org, ramapomc.org. On Facebook.

Winona Lake Engine Company #2 Halloween Car Show: Oct. 23, Stop & Shop, 1429 Route 300, Newburgh, 3-7 p.m., registration $15 per car entrant, come in costume, bring treats for the kids, dress your vehicle (trophies given). Proceeds benefit Winona Lake Engine Company #2. 845-527-6804. On Facebook.

First annual Matt De Martin Memorial Ride: Oct., 23, registration 10:30-11:30 a.m., Motorcyclepedia Museum, 250 Lake St., Newburgh, kickstands up at noon, $40 per person (includes food, water and soda), $5 admission to museum, after party at The Captain’s Table, 547 Route 17M, Monroe, 1-4 p.m., cash bar, 50/50, music. All proceeds benefit future riders through MSF Course. On Facebook.

Iron Cobra Halloween Car, Motorcycle, Buggy Show: Oct. 29, Social Island, 939 Pulaski Hwy, Goshen,3-7 p.m., free admission with every vehicle entry, music by Iron Cobra, area's largest corn maze and bouncy houses. On Facebook.



  • 30th annual Biketoberfest: Oct. 13-16, Daytona Beach, FL., daytonabeach.com/biketoberfest

Cruise and Bike Nights


Villa Gaudio’s Tuesday Nite Cruise: Every Tues., Villa Gaudio, 2856 Route 17K, Bullville, 5:30 -8:30 p.m., open to all, park on sides of building, no burnouts, no loud music. On Facebook.


Blue Arrow Cruise-In Car Show: Every Wed., through Oct. 26, Blue Arrow Farm, 86 Glenwood Rd., Pine Island, 5-9 p.m., $5 donation, animal sanctuary, forest walk-through, family train rides, live music every week (rain or shine), food court, pavilion seating.

Cruise-In 2022: Every third Wed., Woodstock Harley-Davidson, 949 Route 28, Kingston, 4-7 p.m., cars, bikes, trikes, antiques, food and music. Sponsored by Basch & Keegan Personal Injury Attorneys. On Facebook


Pharaohs Car Club of Milford, Pa., Classic Car and Hot Rod Night: Every 2nd Thurs., The Grill, 1012 Pennsylvania Ave., Matamoras, Pa., 5-8 p.m., great food, cool rides, all are welcome.

Pizza Star Cruise Night: Every third Thurs., 5:30 p.m., Pizza Star, 346 Route 212, Saugerties (behind Starway Restaurant), cars, trucks, bikes. Fundraiser for local charities.

Lakeside Licks Cruise Night: Every Thurs., rain date Friday, Lakeside Licks Ice Cream & Mini Golf, 288 Route 299, Highland, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 50/50, raffles, door prizes, music, food. Winners chosen by People’s Choice. All cars, trucks, hot rods and motorcycles welcome. On Facebook.

Cruising at the Elks: First Thurs., rain date third Thurs., 1430 Route 22, Brewster, 3-8 p.m., food, music, 50/50. Hosted by the New York Cruisers. On Facebook.


Bike Night at O’Toole’s: First Fri., O’Toole’s Harley-Davidson, 4 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro, 5-8 p.m., free food, music, friends. On Facebook.

New York Cruiser Friday Nite Meets: Every Fri., rain dates are Saturday, Burger King, Brewster, Lakeview Plaza, 1529 Route 22, Brewster, 4-9 p.m., Oct. 16, rain date Oct. 30, Halloween Show; Oct. 23, Don Clady’s Border Wars with Donna Kessler of My Ride; May 13 Corvette Nite; June 10, Mopar Nite; Sept. 9, Remember 911 Nite. 914-760-5260, 803-2586.

Hudson Valley Hot Rods Friday Night Cruise: Every Fri., 29 West Main St., Washingtonville, 5:30-8:30 p.m., DJ Hot Rod. hudsonvalleyhotrods@gmail.com. On Facebook.


Mustang Club of Orange County All-American Bi-Weekly Saturday Night Car Cruise: Every other Sat., Oct. 8 (Breast Cancer Awareness Car Cruise), 22, 29 (Halloween Car Cruise, rain date Oct. 30), Boston Market parking lot, 400 Route 211, Middletown, 5-9 p.m, free registration, 50/50, music, coffee and donuts. All vehicles welcome, follow CDC guidelines. mustangcluboforangecounty.org.

Compiled by Donna Kessler. Dkessler@gannett.com

This article originally appeared on Times Herald-Record: October car, motorcycle events; cruise and bike nights in Hudson Valley