MOTOBLOT

MOTOBLOT

August 27-29, 2021 | MOTOBLOT is an annual motorcycle rally held in Chicago, Illinois.

Schedule

Tickets and Vehicle Registration

Although motorcycle and hot rods can be registered onsite, it is recommended that you do so in advance with your ticket purchase.

MOTOBLOT tickets can only be purchased through Gold Coast Tickets.

Previously purchased tickets for 2020 will be honored for the 2021 dates or you can request a refund from Gold Coast Tickets.

2021 Schedule

Friday, August 27 — 4PM-2AM

Friday Night Punch-Up

  • School Of Rock
  • Amazing Heeby Jeebies
  • Boybrain
  • Vaudettes – Burlesque
  • Black Sabbitch

Saturday, August 28 — Noon-Dusk

Ride-in Motorcycle & Hot Rod Rod Show — Noon-4PM

Pre-register online when you purchase your tickets – Space is limited!
16 categories from vintage to modern and custom. Trophies awarded at 5PM.

Motoblot Pin-up Contest All Day – $1,000 First Prize

  • School Of Rock
  • Aweful
  • Three Blue Teardrops
  • London Calling
  • Hi-Jivers
  • Screamin’ Rebel Angels
  • Slutter
  • Vaudettes – Burlesque
  • Nekromantix

Sunday, August 29 — Noon-Dusk

  • School Of Rock
  • Ladrone
  • The Evictions
  • Mystery Actions
  • The Crombies
  • Black Sabbitch – Encore Performance
  • The Delta Bombers

$20 At The Gate / Buy In Advance And $ave / Tix & Registration:

Rewind with these 2019 video recaps

Common Questions

Where is MOTOBLOT?

The rally is nestled in the West Town / Fulton Market neighborhood. This historic area, once the heart of many industrial and retail industries, provides the right amount of grit against the backdrop of the glittering, downtown skyline. Enter Cobra Lounge into your GPS for directions.

Where can I park?

If you plan to park your motorcycle, scooter or hot rod within the festival, you must be registered. Space is limited, so advance registration is highly recommended.

Remember, you can plan to party Saturday and take your ride home the next day. Overnight security is provided onsite.

Parking for other vehicles is not provided. There is plenty of free and metered parking available around the festival area. However, taxi, Uber or Lyft are highly recommended.

Where should I stay?

If you need accommodations, these hotels provide a MOTOBLOT discount.

Is MOTOBLOT family friendly?

Yes! Children 12 years and younger also get FREE entrance! Cobra Lounge / All Rise Brewing is a 21 + venue after 9pm. Bring your own noise canceling headphones or earplugs as they are not sold onsite.

Are dogs allowed at MOTOBLOT?

Woof! You must follow the Illinois Animal Control Act rules and keep your pup on a “cord, rope, strap, or chain which shall be securely fastened to the collar or harness of a dog or other animal and shall be of sufficient strength to keep such dog or other animal under control.” Keep in mind that this is a loud event (revving engines, rocking bands and exuberant people) and may not be a suitable environment for all dogs.

Is there security at MOTOBLOT?

Security is stationed in various areas of the festival. If you need security, go to the Ashland / Fulton Spectator entrance.

Is there a lost and found?

Check in at the Ashland / Fulton Spectator Entrance during festival hours. Items turned in will be collected and consolidated at the end of each day.

Email us after show hours with the subject line LOST and a description of your item to help expedite recovery if it is found. MOTOBLOT does not assume responsibility if your property is lost or stolen.

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

No! Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Can I leave my vehicle at MOTOBLOT overnight?

Yes! You can leave your motorcycle or hot rod withing the festival area overnight Saturday – Sunday. There is 24 hour security. MOTOBLOT does not assume responsibility if your property is lost or stolen.

Are my MOTOBLOT tickets refundable?

This is a rain or shine event. MOTOBLOT tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entertainment schedule is subject to change.