Join us on December 8, 2019, as we pay tribute to our dear friend and world-renowned artist David Mann. The Chopper Fest is a very special Motorcycle Art Exhibit, an All Brand Antique and Custom Motorcycle Show; Custom Bike Builder Displays featuring World Class Bike Builders; Hundreds of Motorcycle/Culture Vendors; a New and Used Motorcycle Parts Swap Meet; Live Rock and Blues Bands, Food and Beer.
The If You Build It They Will Come All Brand Motorcycle Show will feature over 17 classes of motorcycles from Antique and Old School to Special Construction and Radical Design classes. Go to our website for more details on all the classes and entering your motorcycle(s). If you have a bike that fits one of these classes, please enter it, it's only $40, and you get one admission and a David Mann Chopperfest event t-shirt (sponsored by the fantastic crew at INK FX). The trophies are amazing one of a kind pieces of art by artist and all-around great guy Sonny Boy. It's going to be another fun-filled day for the whole family with all sorts of cool stuff on two wheels. We hope to see you there! Please visit our website for complete information and to get involved with the show.
General admission is $15, Military with ID $10, kids twelve and under are free. Buy your advance tickets here and avoid the lines. Every advanced ticket purchase receives a free event poster at the gate on December 8th.
Pre-Party = Join us at The Tavern - 211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura CA 93001 - on Saturday, December 7th. The Victorian-style, historical landmark bar & restaurant will feature delicious food and drink specials, live music, giveaways, and a ride in bike show! Head out back to the bar's massive backyard patio for fresh air and fire pits. Music starts at eight. Entrance is FREE. 21 and over must show ID.
"The valley hit @chopperfest pretty hard today the three bikes we brought got awards. Mine best chopper. @74ormore best daily rider and @rweber007 best knucklehead donâ€™t get much better then that!! It was a blast seeing friends even thou my voice was shot. Thanks again, @chopperfest -Dalton Walker. Hey Dalton, thank YOU for supporting the show year after year.
Chopper (Old Skool Skooter) 1st Place Dalton Walker 1950 Panhead 2nd Place Travis Stuckey 1952 Panhead 3rd Place Gerald Casey 1955 Panhead
Bobber 1st Place Tim Graber 1946 Knucklehead 2nd Place Brett Hall 1957 Panhead 3rd Place Al Hall 1955 Panhead
Antique 1st Place Jay Maltzman 1965 Triumph Bonneville 2nd Place Josh Young 1965 FLH 3rd place John Jessup 1980 FXRT
Daily Rider 1st Place Jeff Montgomery 1946 Knucklehead 2nd Place Buck Chavaria 2014 Evo Rigid 3rd Place Jeff Bradley 1982 FXR
Big thanks to Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys for donating the grand prize of $2500.00 and the additional $500.00 for the best Panhead, Knucklehead, Shovelhead, Antique, and David Mann Award.
A special thank you to Sonny Boy for the fantastic custom trophies. You hit it out of the park once again, and we are forever grateful for your time and talent. Sonny has a few limited edition prints left to purchase his website. Click here to grab yours.
Our friends at The Tavern have graciously welcomed us again and will be providing impeccable service to one and all. Add in some ice-cold 805 Beer, tasty food, and live music from Jackass and Jan Michael and The Vincents and Saturday night is going to be one for the books. Tell your friends, and we'll see you soon. Click here for directions to The Tavern. Safe Travels!
We want to thank our friends at Harley-Davidson for supporting the David Mann Chopper Festival and for providing these sweet koozies! Every general admission ticket purchased receives one while supplies last. Please note that the 805 Beer is not provided but is on location. See you soon!
Bike show entries - Day of registrations happens from 6:30 am to 11 am on Sunday morning using the Bike Show gate. We have 22 classes and over 50 awards given out. Best in show wins $2500.00, best Panhead, Shovelhead, Antique, Knucklehead, and the David Mann Memorial award win $500.00 from our friends at Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys. The first place trophies are amazing works of art from Sonny Boy. 2nd and 3rd place receive ribbons. Every bike show entry receives an event t-shirt and one general admission ticket for the Chopper Festival. Best of luck!
Click here to download the bike show entry form and hand it to the attendant working the gate.