2011 Thunder Valley Rally in Cottonwood AZ

September 16th - 18th, 2011
Cottonwood, AZ
United States
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Cottonwood, AZ

The City of Cottonwood with sponsor Cliff Castle Casino Hotel is very proud to announce the Thunder Valley Rally coming to Old Town Cottonwood on Sept 16, 17 & 18. The event will take place on Main St. in Old Town Cottonwood.

On Friday September 16, riders can tour Jerome, Page Springs and the Verde Valley on the Barley & Grapes ride at 4:00 p.m. Riders will be able to receive a complimentary taste at each stop. Also on Friday enjoy live music, professional motorcycle builder exhibits and Arizona’s Bootlegging Capital Old Town Cottonwood. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday head up to Cliff Castle Casino Hotel and see Willie Nelson & Family. Contact the Cliff Castle Casino Hotel for additional information regarding Willie Nelson & Family concert 567-7999 or cliffcastlecasinohotel.com.

Thunder Valley Rally kicks off early Saturday, September 17, with a pancake breakfast provided by the Knights of Columbus at 7:00 a.m. Also at 7:00 a.m. registrar for the poker run package at the Civic Center. Packages include one event Mason jar, $10 coupon to Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, raffle ticket for the bobber giveaway, and event information. Ask about our lunch/event tee-shirt package. The poker run begins at 10:00 a.m. in Old Town Cottonwood and tours the bi-ways of Northern Arizona’s most beautiful country through Oak Creek Canyon, Flagstaff and Clints Well. When you return from your ride enjoy live music in Old Town; 74th St. Band, Rudy “Boy” Experiment, and National Recording Artist REHAB. All of which are free to all event visitors. If your interest is custom motorcycles and vintage motorcycles swing by the Old Town Activity Park for the KA Cycles Bike Show and live music by the Cadillac Angels. The show will be awarding $2,000 in cash prizes to the top bikes. On Sunday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. stick around for the KA Cycles Bike Show awards.

2011 Thunder Valley Ralley Schedule of Events:
Friday, Sept. 16

10:00 a.m. Vendor Set-up in Old Town
12-5:00 p.m. Motorcycle Art @ (MANHEIM GALLERY) (20% off)
4:00 p.m. Barley and Grapes Wine Tour @ (Leaves From Old Town Cottonwood)
4- 9:00 p.m. Live Music @ (Main Stage Old Town Cottonwood)
4 -9:00 p.m. Harley Davidson Demo Bikes @ (Old Town Cottonwood)
5:00 p.m. Blazing M Ranch Wild West Dinner & Show @ (Blazing M Ranch)
5-8:00 p.m. Happy Trails Band @ (Pillsbury Tasting Room)
5-7:00 p.m. Pre- Registration ($30.00/ $50.00 Lunch, Tee-shirt Package) @ (Civic Center)
6-9:00 p.m. PK Gregory (Folk Influenced) @ (AZ Stronghold)
7:00 p.m. Willie Nelson @ (Cliff Castle Casino Hotel Stargazer Pavilion)
8:00 p.m. Vyktoria Pratt Keating (Beatles to Bluegrass, Celtic to Clash!) @ (Rendezvous in Old Town Cottonwood)
8:00 p.m. Retros @ (10/12 Club Clarkdale)
9 – 1:00 a.m. Rhythm Dragons Rockabilly @ (Kactus Kates)
9 – 1:00 a.m. DJ R-1 Bring your ticket stub from the Willie Nelson concert for your complimentary beer, soda or well drink. Fenced off motorcycle parking. (Players Sports Bar)
9 – 1:00 a.m. The Big Spank @ (Rockin B Saloon)
9 – 1:00 a.m. Desert Ratz Band @ (Strombolli’s The Bar)

Saturday, Sept 17
7- 9:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast (Knights of Columbus) @ (Old Town B-Ball Court)
7- 10:00 a.m. Day of registration ($35.00, $55.00) @ (Civic Center)
8:00 a.m. Bike Blessing (Pastor Robb Williams) @ (Old Town B-Ball Court)
9:00 a.m. Bike Show Registration @ (Old Town Activity Park)
10:00 a.m. Registration ends kicks stands-up
10 - 4:00 p.m. Poker Run
10- 7:00 p.m. Harley Davidson Demo Bikes @ (Old Town Cottonwood)
12-5:00 p.m. Motorcycle Art @ (MANHEIM GALLERY) (20% off)
12:00 p.m. Moon Dog from Dog of the Moon @ (Kactus Kates)
2:00 p.m. Mike "King Daddy" Morris (King Daddy" of the Blues) @ (Rendezvous in Old Town)
3 – 7:00 p.m. Motorcycle Games/Outdoor Beer Garden/ Great Food Specials @ (Players Sports Bar)
3 – 9:00 p.m. Live Music @ (Main Stage Old Town Cottonwood)
3-6:00 p.m. Ed Dowling Slide Guitar@ (Pillsbury Tasting Room)
4:00 p.m. Last Draw Old Town Cottonwood @ (Civic Center)
4 – 8:00 p.m. Abate of AZ Yavapai Chapter DJ Longhair James, Miss Ralo, 50/50 Raffle, Silent Auction @ (Kactus Kates)
4 – 7:00 p.m. KA Cycles Bike Show @ (Old Town Activity Park)
4 – 6:00 p.m. Cadillac Angles @ (Old Town Activity Park)
5:00 p.m. Blazing M Ranch Wild West Dinner & Show @ (Blazing M Ranch)
6:00 p.m. Alan James Band (Original Bluegrass, blues, and jazz) @ (Rendezvous in Old Town)
7:00 p.m. Poker Winners Announced/ Bobber Giveaway @ (Main Stage)
7:30 p.m. Shawn Phillips (Rock icon) @ (Old Town Center for the Arts)
9 – 1:00 p.m. Carey Slade & Friends @ (Kactus Kates)
9 – 1:00 p.m. Kung Fu Grip @ (Players Sports Bar)
9 – 1:00 a.m. Desert Ratz Band @ (Strombolli’s The Bar)

Sunday, September 18
10:00 a.m. KA Cycles Bike Show Awards @ Old Town Activity Park
12-5:00 p.m. Motorcycle Art @ (MANHEIM GALLERY) (20% off)
12:00 p.m. Thunder Valley Rally Concludes
12:00 p.m. MMA Chili Cook-off featuring the Mods @ (Players Sports Bar)
1:00 p.m. Sky Daddy Rockabilly Band (Classic Rockabilly sounds of Elvis and traditional surfer music) @ (Rendezvous in Old Town)
2-5:00 p.m. Vyktoria Pratt Keating @ (Pillsbury Tasting Room)

Event Sponsors:
• Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
• Grand Canyon Harley Davidson
• KA Cycles
• Old Town Association
• Prescott Auto Body
• GMR Performance
• Budweiser
• Pepsi
• Modified Motorcycle Association

KA Cycles Bike Show Classes
• Vintage Class $500
• Amateur Build $500
• Best Overall $500
• Metric $500

Entertainment Line-up
Saturday Sept 17, 2011
74th St. Band 3:00 p.m.
Set Change 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Rudy “Boy” Experiment 5:00 p.m.
Set Change 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
REHAB 7- 9:00 p.m.

To learn more about the 2011 Thunder Valley Ralley, please call 928-639-3200.

Close to it all! Whether you're coming up from the Valley, just passing through town, or looking to escape from your daily life, The Hotel at Cliff Castle is exactly what you're looking for. Spend the night playing, dining, and partying in the Casino, then take a load off and let us take care of you. With more than 80 rooms, we can accommodate you and your friends, and we're only minutes away from numerous local attractions such as Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well, Sedona, and many other Verde Valley points of interest. For more information about Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, please call 800-381-SLOT or visit  www.cliffcastlecasinohotel.com

2011 Thunder Valley Ralley 

Cottonwood, AZ
United States