Panama City Beach – Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally April 30 – May 3

Panama City Beach – Thunder Beach officials are proud to announce two brand new Official Venues to the 11th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally; Club La Vela and the brand new gulf-side entertainment and shopping complex Pier Park.  Club La Vela, recognized as the “Largest Night Club in the USA”, opens their doors and nearly 5 acre parking area for the 2009 Thunder Beach Rally Series as the home to the new Manufacturer and Builder Exhibition. This exciting new beach-side venue will be filled with some of the most recognized names in the power sports industry complete with full factory display rigs, installation trucks, and service teams. There will also be a full stage with live entertainment outside every day during the rally with Club La Vela’s taking over with even more live entertainment and dancing in any of their ten theme rooms.

Pier Park, Panama City Beach’s newest gulf-front shopping, dining, and entertainment complex will be the setting for the US Rider News “Best of The Beach” Bike Show and the new home to the Factory Demo Rides. These events and displays make Pier Park one of the most unique venues of the 11th Annual Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally.

The US Rider News “Best of The Beach Bike Show” at Pier Park was a huge success during the Autumn 2008 Rally with nearly 75 custom bikes displayed and thousands of onlookers throughout the day. The turnout for contestants at the upcoming Spring Rally event is expected to is expected to double.
The Factory Demo Rides taking place at Pier Park will allow attendees that have a motorcycle endorsement and a helmet to take a test drive one many of the newest motorcycles on the market. Scheduled for the Demos during the 2009 Spring Rally are Yamaha Motorcycles and Boss Hoss Custom Cycles & Trikes. These two venues expand the Thunder Beach Spring Rally to seven (7) Official Venues spread across all of Panama City Beach, Florida.

Official Venues:
Frank Brown Park Shoppes at Edgewater
Boardwalk Beach Resort & Convention Center Club La Vela
Pier Park Sandpiper Beacon
Sharky’s Beach Club
For Additional information please visit or call our offices directly toll free at 888.396.1638 or locally at 850.249.7627.

Thunder Beach Rally Information: The 11th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally is set to take place April 30 – May 3, 2009 in Panama City Beach, Florida. With seven (7) Official Venues spread out all over Panama City Beach, no gates or cover charges at any venue, free parking at every venue, 200 handpicked quality vendors, daily live entertainment, contests and giveaways every day, rides, and many other things “biker related”. The Thunder Beach Rallies attract approximately 100,000+ riders & visitors from around the southeastern United States and beyond. Located on the picturesque beaches of the Florida Panhandle, riders flock to the area for the beautiful rides, the overwhelming “Biker Friendly” attitude given to riders by the numerous businesses in and around the Bay County area, and the long lasting camaraderie found at Thunder Beach.

The 2009 Thunder Beach Rally is sponsored by The Sandpiper Beacon Resort, The Boardwalk Beach Resort and Convention Center, Arrow 95.9 Radio, and Full Throttle Magazine.


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