Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021: Check Out ‘Packed’ Downtown Area in New Video From Grand Marshal

by Joe Rutland

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021 is revved up and already showing a “packed” downtown area as motorcyclists roar into the South Dakota area.

Grand Marshal Jody Perewitz released a new video on Friday on the official Instagram account for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021. Take a look at what she shares with the public from downtown Sturgis.

It’s one of the biggest motorcycle gatherings in the United States. Sturgis has been a go-to attraction for many years around this time of summer.

Riders from across America and maybe even a few from other countries will find the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021 as a place to meet new friends.

Friday, Aug. 6, marked the first day of rally activities. That includes opening ceremonies. Some Outsiders may be making plans to head to Sturgis. How long will the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021 last? Well, it will go until Sunday, Aug. 15.

Big Crowd Expected For Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021 This Year

Live music and cold drinks, including some adult beverages obviously, will be part of the festivities. On Friday, they held an opening ceremonies parade. It reportedly was led by the famed Budweiser Clydesdales.

People either attending or watching from a distance can expect to see big crowds for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021.

So, how many people will that total? Radio station WJON reported that more than 700,000 people are expected to attend. That’s according to Sturgis, S.D., city officials.

Every year, the rally brings out some of the biggest names in the music world. It’s always a diverse collection of acts but there’s a diverse crowd of motorcyclists gathering in Sturgis.

Divesre Collection of Musical Acts Are Set To Appear at Sturgis

It is pretty safe to say that there is a music act that will appear to please everyone. Among those appearing at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2021 include ZZ Top. This will be one of the “little old band from Texas” first appearances since bassist Dusty Hill died. ZZ Top plans on having one of their longtime crew members fill in Hill’s spot on the bill.

Other acts include Clint Black, Kid Rock, Stone Temple Pilots, REO Speedwagon, Anthrax, Puddle of Mud, and many additional acts and performers.

By the way, people all over the world can tune into the events in Sturgis.

Three cameras are posted in the small town. It allows anyone to watch what’s happening in Sturgis all year long.

So kick back, pop a top, and enjoy the festivities taking place. Who knows? It might inspire you, as an Outsider, to go hop on your motorcycle for a ride.