Event Details 2017

Patriot Ride For Our Heroes Bicycle Fun Ride: 10, 30, 50, or 100 miles

Friday Registration: 2pm – 8pm
Saturday Registration: 6am – 7am Ride
Ride Start Time: 100 mile-7am, 50 mile-7:10am, 30 mile-7:20am, 10 mile-7:30am

Sunday Car Show: 8am – 2pm

One of the most exciting bicycle event send offs in America!
Once the United States Garrison Flag is raised, cyclists will be escorted through hundreds of American flags, fire engines, law enforcement vehicles, military vehicles, motorcycles holding flags, accompanied by Patriotic music played by over 150-piece High School bands and much more.
Do not miss out on this spectacular ride start, and cheer our riders on!

Patriot Honor Walk

Friday Registration: 2pm – 8pm
Saturday Registration: 6am – 8am
Saturday Walk: 8am – 3pm

Walk as much or as little as you would like through hundreds of flags, law enforcement, military, and fire vehicles, accompanied by live entertainment!

Saturday’s walk commences at 8am and will end at 4pm.

Patriot Pasta Dinner / Auction / Raffle / Entertainment

Friday: 5pm – 8pm
Cost: $10

Load up on your carbs! Enjoy a pasta dinner on Friday evening with your fellow cyclists, family, and friends between 5pm and 8pm.

Along with dinner, enjoy live entertainment by local bands, and participate in our silent and live auctions!


Patriot Bike Vendor Expo

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

Shop, peruse, and wander through our vendors displaying the latest and greatest in cycling fashion and accessories!

Patriot Auto Expo

Sunday 8am – 2pm

Enjoy walking and musing through a Patriotic display of automobiles from our local auto clubs!

Patriot Concert / Entertainment

Friday: 5pm – 8pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm

You will not want to miss out on many local bands and cheerleaders entertaining our riders and guests!

Patriot Law Enforcement Expo

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

Meander through Police cars, Border Patrol vehicles, K9 units, Horse Patrol, BORTAC (equivalent to SWAT team) and visit with the local Indio Station ATV team in full gear. Remember to thank our heroes who protect us every day!

Patriot Health Fair & Expo

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

Get your blood pressure measured!
Get your BMI measured!


Patriot Military Display

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

The General Patton Museum will be displaying military vehicles.


Patriot Jr. ROTC Drill Exercise

Saturday: TBA

Cheer on our Junior ROTC groups as they engage in drill exercises.

Patriot Motorcycle Gathering

Friday: TBA
Saturday: 6am – TBA

Groups: American Legion Riders, Border Patrol Brush Dawgs, Desert Riders Association, Ironhorse Marine Riders

Cheer the motorcyclists holding the American flags for our riders as they depart! The motorcyclists will then leave to support our cyclists along the routes!

They carry water and assist the bicyclists with emergencies: Thank you motorcycle teams!

 Patriot Flag Raising

Friday: Set up 12noon
Saturday: Flag raising at 6:45am

Salute as the United States Garrison Flag (20 feet x 36 feet) is raised over the County Fairgrounds at sunrise!

The flag will be mounted on the boom of a 100-ton crane with up to 16 active military or veterans holding Ole Glory as it is raised: Thank you White’s Crane!

Patriot Service & Therapy Animals / Search Dog Rescue Display

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

Visit with and pet the search dogs and posse horses involved with rescues in our desert!

Patriot Pancake Breakfast

Friday: NONE
Saturday: 6am – 10am
Location: Southwest Church


Patriot Food Vendor Expo

Saturday: 6am – 5pm

Sunday: 8am – 2pm

Enjoy local food fair and beer garden onsite!