Rolling To Remember 2024

Rolling To Remember will take place on May 26, 2024. Click here to see the full itinerary.

Plans are also underway for the 24th Annual Ride of the Patriots® to Rolling To Remember®  - a three-day event held during Memorial Day Weekend. Patriot Harley-Davidson® and the Fairfax VA Chapter, Harley Owners Group welcome you to join them for this signature event. The Ride of the Patriots® has become a highly anticipated community event that welcomes all bikers and bikes to join for a police escorted ride. All activities for the weekend are at or begin at Patriot Harley-Davidson, located just West of Fairfax Circle on Fairfax Boulevard (Map). The Patriot Harley-Davidson parking lot is designated for bikes only during the event. The event also provides an organized staging area and safe trip for riders to the Pentagon and Rolling To Remember.

Rolling To Remember

Rolling To Remember, formerly known as Rolling Thunder, is an iconic Memorial Day motorcycle ride into Washington, DC, with a deep-rooted tradition of honoring veterans and paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. These heroes from across North America that ride into town for this annual event represent all types of their fellow soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, coast guardsmen, firefighters, rescue personnel, and law enforcement officers and make the event especially memorable for riders and spectators.

Originally organized by the Rolling Thunder organization, this event has evolved into Rolling To Remember, continuing the legacy of the ride while embracing a new name. Riders from across North America will gather for this patriotic display, riding in solidarity to honor fallen soldiers and raise awareness of issues facing veterans. The event serves as a poignant reminder of the bravery and sacrifice of our servicemen and women, as well as a powerful call to action for supporting those who have served. Join us for this unforgettable experience as we come together to remember, reflect, and ride in honor of our nation's heroes. This is something uniquely American...this is Rolling To Remember.   

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Ride of the Patriots Schedule

Sunday May 26th, 2024

  • 6:30 am - staging begins
  • 7:20 am - parade begins
  • 8:00 am - Ride of the Patriots Ceremony
  • 9:00 am - kickstands up (police escort led by Fairfax County Motor Squad and supported by Fairfax County Sheriff, City of Fairfax, and Arlington County Motor Squads)
  • 10:00 am - Arrive at Pentagon Parking, Washington D.C. Opening Ceremonies
  • 12:00 pm - Rolling to Remember, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
  • Return back to Patriot Harley-Davidson for Heroes Appreciation Open House, with FREE food, and drinks, and FREE gift!* (while supplies last) FREE gift* for Veterans, Active Military, and First Responders returning back to the dealership after Rolling to Remember

Rolling To Remember DC Events

Friday, May 24, 2024
5-7PM Blessing of the Bikes at the Washington National Cathedral
9PM Candle Light Vigil & Wreath Laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Saturday, May 25, 2024
Various activities throughout the National Capital Region

Sunday, May 26, 2024
7AM Parking Lot Opens
11:50AM National Anthem
12PM Demonstration Ride

Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day
2PM - D.C. National Memorial Day Parade

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