Milwaukee Event to Culminate Year-Long, Global Celebration

From the Tibetan Plateau in China, to Sturgis, USA, to Faaker See, Austria – Harley-Davidson has been sharing epic experiences with fans from all corners of the globe to celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary: 110 Years of Freedom. These events were just the beginning of a year-long, global celebration that takes place across 11 countries on six continents and will end with a massive three-day event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – home of Harley-Davidson – between 29 August and 1 September 2013.

Tickets for the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary will go on sale to the general public on 17 December, 2012, at www.H-D.com/110tickets. Members of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.), the Motor Company’s official riding club, will have an opportunity to purchase tickets from the earlier date of 10 December 2012.

The Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration event in Milwaukee takes place Thursday 29 August through to Sunday 1 September 2013. Events will include fan-organised rides to Milwaukee, a massive parade, three concerts with impressive headliners, parties at Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds) and activities at the Harley-DavidsonMuseum. Acts headlining at the three concerts, to be hosted by the Marcus Amphitheater on the Summerfest Grounds, will be announced in early 2013 and will require purchase of separate entry tickets.

For H.O.G. members, the 110th Anniversary Celebration event tickets include access to the global H.O.G. 30th Anniversary Celebration on 29 August at the Summerfest Grounds, as well as access to members-only areas throughout the weekend’s events. Additional free public activities include parties at participating Harley-Davidson dealerships and street parties around the city ofMilwaukee.

Two ticket options for the Milwaukee 110th Anniversary Celebration are available:

Celebration Ticket  available for purchases made within the continental U.S.; includes access to the Summerfest Grounds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, an opportunity to purchase tickets for the headlining concerts at Marcus Amphitheater before they go on sale to the general public in spring 2013, a link to download the official event app on a mobile device or smartphone, map of historic Harley-Davidson sites in Milwaukee, and automatic entry to win a parade pass.

Commemorative Celebration Ticket Package  includes the above admission package plus a photo frame holder, commemorative laminated ticket and lanyard, Milwaukee 110th Anniversary pocket guide, limited edition poker chip, guitar pick keepsake and drink koozie with corresponding drink discounts.

For European Harley-Davidson enthusiasts and many others from around the world who cannot attend the Milwaukee event can instead flock to Rome in June of 2013 to celebrate the 110th Anniversary by occupying multiple sites in Central Rome, Vatican Cityand the Port of Ostia to bring the party to the Eternal City – http://110.harley-davidson.com/en_US/events/rome.

This three day European event takes place 13-16 June, 2013 and will include a party in the Touristic Port of Ostia, headlining concerts at the Stadio Olimpico, and a special bike blessing inside St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, the heart of Rome, by Pope Benedict XVI and much more. This once-in-a-lifetime celebration will include activities such as:

  • A parade on Saturday June 15th including 1400 motorcycles chosen by lottery to be blessed by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Square
  • Harley Village with entertainment, food and drink
  • Multiple stages for music and live bands
  • Exclusive H.O.G. area
  • Demo rides and JUMPSTART in multiple locations
  • Custom Bike Show
  • Expo and motorcycle display areas
  • Dealers and merchandise
  • Vatican City activities
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