Full schedule for Johnstown Thunder in the Valley 2022

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – Get your bikes revved up and ready to head to Johnstown because the legendary Thunder in the Valley is officially here. Below is everything you need to know before you go.

The annual Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally in downtown Johnstown begins Thursday 23rd June and ends Sunday 26th June. such as:

  • general information
  • headlines entertainment
  • Events you can expect
  • Stage plans at each venue
  • Providers you expect to visit

game schedules

There are three different venues: Peoples Natural Gas Park, Central Park and the Suppes Ford Biker Mall.

Thursday June 23:

People’s Natural Gas Park: 3 p.m. to midnight
Central Park: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m
Biker Mall: Noon to 11:30 p.m

Friday June 24th:

People’s Natural Gas Park: Noon to midnight ($5 cash entry)
Central Park: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m
Biker Mall: noon to midnight

Saturday June 25:

People’s Natural Gas Park: 11:00am to midnight ($5 before 5pm/$10 after 5pm cash entry)
Central Park: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m
Biker Mall: 10 a.m. to midnight

Sunday June 26:

People’s Natural Gas Park: noon to 5 p.m
Central Park: noon to 5 p.m
Biker Mall: noon to 5 p.m

Park

Motorbike parking: Free in the streets of the city of Johnstown
Parking spaces for the public: Downtown Johnstown and parking garages in Lincoln, Vine and Main Streets

Rally welcome tent

Where: Suppes Ford Biker Mall, corner of Main Street and Union Street, inside 416 Main Street
When: Thursday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, June 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m


The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue

When: Friday, June 24, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m
Where: Peoples Natural Gas Park Main Stage

Jasmine Cain

When: Friday 24 June from 10 p.m. to midnight and Saturday 25 June from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m
Where: Peoples Natural Gas Park Main Stage

hairball

When: Saturday, June 25, from 10 p.m. to midnight
Where: Peoples Natural Gas Park Main Stage

Hells Bells – #1 AC/DC tribute band

When: Saturday, June 25, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m
Where: central park


parades

Thursday, June 23: Illuminated Night Bike Parade

Where: The Fifth Local Eater & Alehouse
Parade pre party: 17 o’clock
Lineup begins: 19 o’clock
parade leaves: 9:30 p.m

Saturday, June 25: Grand Thunder Parade

Where: Point Stadium
Lineup begins: 11 a.m. at the Commerce Center, Broad Street
parade starts: 12 p.m. at Point Stadium toward Main Street

lounges

Thunderbolt Limousine

Where: Central Park, Peoples Natural Gas Park and Suppes Ford Biker Mall
What: Combines live music with bikes, bartenders and beer with Budweiser products

Twinstunts presented by Five Star Powersports

When: Friday, June 24 at 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 25, at the parade, 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 26 June at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m
Where: On Johns Street in front of Point Stadium
What: Twin brothers perform a freestyle stunt show, the only show of its kind in the world. The twins perform wheelies, acrobatics, tandem and many more advanced maneuvers

X Metal Riders – Orb of Death

Where: Soup’s Ford Biker Mall
When: Thursday 23 June at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm; Friday 24 June at 1.30pm, 4pm and 7.30pm; Saturday 25 June at 1.30pm, 4pm and 7.30pm; Sunday, June 26, 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m
What: Two motorcycles perform stunts inside a steel ball

Manufacturer demos and displays

Five Star Powersports

When: Every weekend
Where: Soup’s Ford Biker Mall

Jamaica

When: Every weekend
Where: Soup’s Ford Biker Mall

bike show

Presented by Motorcycle Cowboys

When: Saturday, June 25, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m
Where: People’s Natural Gas Park
What: Sign up to have your bike on display throughout the park and win prizes. Admission is $10

bike services

Ultimate LED

What: Get customized LED lighting for your bike

Speeds performance plus

What: Dynamic tuning and performance product installations, air filters, exhaust systems, engines, stereos and more

HogWorkz

What: A variety of bike customizations tailored to your needs

MonsterBRITE LEDs

What: Get new, high-quality LED lighting for your bike

Flight 93 departs

When: Friday, June 24, 10:00 a.m. Registration – ride departure at 12:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 25, 11:00 a.m. Registration – ride departure at 1:30 p.m
Where: Johns Street in front of Sargent’s Stadium
What: Two guided drives that take you from downtown Johnstown to the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville

When: Thursday, June 23, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m
Where: Begins with registration at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point, then goes to Vale Wood Farms in Loretto, Cresson Sanatorium, Red’s Bar-B-Que in Portage, and then to the Humane Society of Cambria County
What: A motorcycle run benefiting the Human Society of Cambria County. The best poker hand also wins $500. Pre-registration is open here.

Covered bridge ride

When: Registration at 12.00 p.m. and erection of the stands at 1.00 p.m. Estimated travel time 3 to 3 1/2 hours
Where: Depart from Johnstown Masonic Lodge and cross seven bridges
What: A motorcycle ride benefiting the Bedford County Christmas for Kids and other Masonic charities run by the Faithful Defenders of the Bedford Masonic lodge

Self Guided Rides

Where: Various locations including Flood Memorial Loop (29.4 miles), Flight 93 Tour (61.5 miles), Ligonier Tour Guided Ride (51 miles) and Loretto Loop Guided Ride (61 miles)
When: Every weekend
What: Take a scenic drive through the rolling hills and valleys of Cambria County and return to Thunder in the Valley. Click here for details on each ride

Beaverdale Hillclimb

Where: 630 Cedar Boulevard in Beaverdale
When: Saturdays and Sundays
What: There are two mountain races. Saturday is the Scott Wentz Benefit and Sunday is Nationals. Call 814-283-5405 for more information

Cresson sanatorium and prison exploration

Where: 251 Correction Road, Cresson
When: Friday 24th June and Sunday 26th June. Self-guided exploration from 10:00am to 5:00pm, haunted exploration and ghost hunting from 8:00pm to midnight
What: Visit the formerly abandoned Cresson Sanatorium and Prison. Click here to sign up for the self-guided tours and click here to sign up for the ghost hunt.

Pro wrestling ThunderCade

Where: 1st Summit Arena at the Cambria County War Memorial
When: Saturday, June 25, 5 p.m. Meet and Greet at 3 p.m
What: Superstars from WWE, AEW, ROH, AON, Eclipse, 2PW and KSWA will be part of a live pro wrestling event

Where: Nulton Aviation lower hangar at Murtha Johnstown-Cambria Airport
When: Sunday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m
What: The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director James Blachly, will present a concert featuring Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Elton John and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

Kid friendly event

children’s area

When: Saturday ONLY
Where: On the corner of Main Street and Walnut Street in the Cambria County Library parking lot


Thursday June 23:

Central Park:
Krazy Kat Daddies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m
Moore brothers from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m
Cajun Norm and The Jam Band from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m
full kilt from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m

People’s Natural Gas Park:
Rusty Shackles from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m
Felix and the hurricanes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m
octane from 10 p.m. to midnight

Biker Mall:
Tom cat from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m
Jukehouse Bomber from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
canvas from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m

Friday June 24th:

Central Park:
The Cash Out Show from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m
Morley’s Dog Band from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m
7 mile run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m
giants of science from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m

People’s Natural Gas Park:
Jimmy Adler from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m
Stonebridge Blues from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m

Main Stage at Peoples Natural Gas Park:
The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m
Jasmine Cain from 10 p.m. to midnight

Biker Mall:
Dany Vavrek from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m
Whiskey River Beggar from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m
full kilt from 10 p.m. to midnight

Saturday June 25th

Central Park:
Hells Bells AC/DC tribute from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m
i wear hats from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m
The Cash Out Show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m
Krazy Kat Daddies from 9pm to 11pm

People’s Natural Gas Park:
Michael Christopher from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m
The stickers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m

Main Stage at Peoples Natural Gas Park:
Jasmine Cain from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m
hairball band from 10 p.m. to midnight

Biker Mall:
Clyde turn right from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m
rust from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m
Jukehouse Bomber from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m
Three of Hearts from 10 p.m. to midnight

Sunday June 26:

Central Park:
The past from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m

People’s Natural Gas Park:
Jukehouse Bomber from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Biker Mall:
boomers from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m


  • 929 inches
  • aces
  • AIM – Help for injured motorcyclists
  • arch telecom
  • Band of heroes outdoors
  • Bailey’s concessions
  • Barbus, Ruppe Fiore Insurance
  • Barefoot Mountain Photography – Official Photographer of Thunder in the Valley
  • Big Wil & the Overseer
  • Blaze anti-fog
  • Ball Jewelry Designs
  • Chartwells at UPJ
  • Chrome Premium Cigars LLC
  • Comedy for the Cure
  • court gastronomy
  • Maiden in Defense
  • Dan Kite pinstripes
  • Debra’s designs
  • Destination riding accessories
  • Restoration of Dream Life
  • Ghost Hunt USA
  • Highway Leather
  • Hogworkz
  • holistic world
  • horses & pigs
  • person
  • HWB USA
  • Jackson concessions
  • Jillian Rae Creations
  • Jim’s Smokin’ Que
  • Jerky Jack Inc.
  • Jill’s Hidden Cabin
  • Just Chillin Gourmet Rolleis
  • Keystone sunglasses
  • Kona Ice Cream
  • Layton’s Concessions
  • L&M properties
  • leaf filter
  • blade guard
  • Max Leder
  • McMurchy Designs
  • Miller’s Tropical Sno
  • MonsterBrite LEDs
  • moon lotus
  • PatchStop Roadshows
  • QT’s butt hat
  • Survive fast
  • Rally leather
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Rhinestone Headbands
  • root
  • Ryan’s Gifts, Games and Collectibles
  • Shuman’s Concessions II
  • Sink N Ink Tattoos
  • sun protection
  • Soldier Solutions, LLC
  • Speeds performance plus
  • sunglasses connection
  • Taco Chellz
  • Taco Inc.
  • Teal Treasures, LLC
  • Tennessee leather
  • the phoenix
  • The Cake Shop
  • The funnel cake kings
  • TNT Concessions
  • Total Control Training
  • Completely unique company
  • Three Brothers Donuts
  • Tupperware by Rochelle/Gimme Some Sugar
  • Ultimate LED
  • Ultimate Stromboli
  • One of a kind custom tumblers from Ashley
  • USA styles
  • Holiday village resorts
  • XPO patch & leather

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