Old school biker rally rolling into Taylor County

PRUNTYTOWN—Created by Social Saturday and Sponsored by RG’s Almost Heaven Harley Davidson Motorcycles, Belgiumfest is ready to welcome motorcycle enthusiasts to a good time!

The festival, set to take place on September 10-12 at Taylor County Fairgrounds, will have an old school biker rally feel that will help support local veterans and children.

“Belgiumfest will donate to a local charity who helps veterans and children in our four-county area,” shared an organizer. “We will also be giving out three scholarships to individuals interested in entering the trades.” 

The three-day event is sure to pack a crowd, offering various activities including camping, food, vendors, live music, games, contests, a swap meet and a vintage car and bike show.

Those wishing to camp may set up their spots at noon on Thursday. 

On Friday, veterans and first responders will be honored with a special breakfast, followed by a commemorative ride.

At noon, performers will take to the stage, beginning with Jackson Gardner. Nathan Shaffer will take the main stage at 2:00 p.m., while Eddie Davisson performs on Stage 2.

The Wyatt Turner Band and DBI are set to perform at 4:00 p.m.

The acts will take a break following those musical performances, for a burnout contest before Grafton native George Shingleton and Mello Fellos get ready to wow guests beginning at 6:30 p.m., all leading up to the main event, Bad Mother Trucker, who will take the stage at 9:00 p.m. 

The fun and excitement will continue into Saturday, where guests can take in a vintage car and bike show at 9:00 a.m., while Jeffery Wayne and Donnie Barney provide live musical entertainment.

Then at noon, there will be a vintage bike ride. For those staying put at the event, the music stylings of Garry and Jay Cathell are sure to have folks dancing in their seats.

Rob Lightner is set to perform at 1:30 p.m., followed by Josh and Caleb at 2:30 p.m., Johnny Freak at 4:00 p.m. and Jake Ujhelyi at 5:00 p.m.

Attendees will be treated to Biker Games beginning at 5:00 p.m., before Delberto Delvis takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. Then, be sure to secure your seats as Stone Senate gets ready to rock the stage at 8:00 p.m.

On Sunday, there will be a blessing of the bikes by Bikers for Christ, followed by the musical stylings of Eric Mealey at 11:00 a.m., Guy Howard at noon and Chris Naedele at 1:00 p.m. Local favorites DBI will round out the entertainment at 2:00 p.m.

To take part in the weekend of live music, fun and entertainment, individuals may purchase a weekend pass for $50. Gather some friends and family members together and get a group discount of $40 for each ten or more weekend passes purchased.

 Those wishing to attend only one day of the event will be charged a $20 entry fee. 

Belgiumfest will also be offering a weekend bundle, which includes camping fees for the weekend as well as two weekend passes, for $150.

Generous donations from the community have made the event possible. Those wishing to make a donation to Belgiumfest may do so at https://www.belgiumfest.com/donation-page

“Come out for a great time and help us celebrate and honor our veterans and first responders during the 20thAnniversary of 9/11,” said a Begliumfest representative. “It’s sure to be an awesome weekend!”

“Tickets available now on our website,” revealed organizers. “They may also be purchased at the following locations; White Front Tavern and Grill, Copper House Grill, Hillbilly Hatchets and RG's Almost Heaven Harley-Davidson!”

Those with questions are asked to please contact Satch at 304-816-2414, Patty at 304-692-1575, Kelly at 304-641-2279, Bob at 304-476-7331 or Blake at 304-931-9441.

More information on Belgiumfest may be found at www.belgiumfest.com.


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