West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride is the largest Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride, drawing thousands of riders annually to pay tribute to the men and women of our military who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Proceeds benefit monument construction and other ancillary services at the Riverside National Cemetery.
West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride is produced by the West Coast Thunder Foundation, a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Event Staging Location, beginning at 6:00a:
7688 Indiana Avenue
Riverside, California 92504
Dealership Line: (951) 785-0100
Each year, more than 7,500 motorcyclists pack the streets of Indiana Avenue in Riverside, California, to observe and participate in the tradition of West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride. Participants stage in the streets in front of Riverside Harley-Davidson covering all four lanes.
The parade has a police escort, allowing for safe riding along the route to the venue.
Community members line the parade route, waving flags, while veterans salute in uniform.
Donations to West Coast Thunder Foundation help build monuments and provide ancillary support resources to the Riverside National Cemetery.
One of the most active veteran memorial cemeteries in the United States, Riverside National Cemetery is the largest in the Veterans Administration National Cemetery System.