Sponsored by Hunter’s Ambulance and Hunter Limousines, the 5th annual Middletown Motorcycle Mania, presented by Trantolo & Trantolo Law Firm, Gengras Motorcycles, WCCC, and , will be held on Wednesday, August 11, on Main Street in Middletown. Hours of the event will be 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Over 2,500 bikes are expected to converge on Main Street this summer for the fifth year of this event, which will showcase custom and vintage motorcycles.
In 2009, there were over 2,000 motorcycles on display along with thousands of spectators at the event. The event has also been voted as the Best Summer Bike Event from CT Cruise News three years running.
“All bikes are welcome to come out for this summer event that is sure to be a fantastic time for everyone involved. This event is an opportunity for the city to showcase its many fine restaurants and retail shops in the downtown district,” said Chamber President Larry McHugh.
There are a variety of activities planned for the evening, including a bike show and awards, street vendors, and entertainment.
In addition to the event’s title sponsors, Liberty Bank, Home Team Supply, and Minuteman Press are all sponsors of the event. “The Chamber thanks Rich Greco and Norm LeBlanc and, the event’s co-chairs and their committee for all of its continued work in putting this event together,” McHugh said.
This event benefits Middletown youth programs and past proceeds have gone to the Middlesex Chamber’s Middletown Mentor Program, led by Hal Kaplan, and other Middletown youth programs. There is a suggested donation on $5 for motorcycles and $10 for motorcycles entered for awards.
Rain date is Wednesday, August 18. For more information or vendor space, please visit www.midtownmcmania.com or contact Cathy Duncan at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce at (860) 347-6924.