WASHINGTON DC - MAY 25: Motorcycles travel in DC as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle "Ride for Freedom" for American POWs and MIA soldiers on May 25 2014 in Washington DC.

Rolling Thunder: 17th Annual Ride of the Patriots

The 17th Annual Ride of the Patriots® to Rolling Thunder® XXVIII is the largest open ride to Rolling Thunder. The Ride of the Patriots is an exciting four-day event spanning the entire Memorial Day weekend.

This ride was designed to remember and honor those in uniform who serve bravely to protect our nation and our liberty. Traditionally over 5,000 riders participate in this event. The ride, the premier event of the Fairfax, VA Chapter of Rolling Thunder, originates from Patriot Harley-Davidson in the City of Fairfax.

The event also provides an organized staging area and safe trip for riders to the Pentagon and Rolling Thunder.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Candlelight Vigil 9:00 p.m.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Thunder Alley-open all day- at 9:00 a.m. Sat, Sun, and Mon.
Vendors, food, speakers, and music.
22nd St. and Constitution Ave.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Wreathlaying Ceremony 11:00 a.m.
U.S. Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC (On the Plaza)

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Rolling Thunder will assemble at the Pentagon Parking Lots – 7:00 a.m. and start departing at Noon.

Sunday, May 24 “Saluting Our Troops” after the Run
The Stage is just north of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC


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