Daytona Motorcycle Biketoberfest Top Ten Events in Southeast

Daytona Beach, Fla. – The Southeast Tourism Society has named Biketoberfest® as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for October 2011.

“We are delighted that Biketoberfest® has been recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society for inclusion among the best events throughout the entire Southeast region of the United States,“ says Janet Kersey, president/chief executive officer for the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

Established in 1992, Biketoberfest® is an international award-winning motorcycle festival that will take place throughout the Daytona Beach area on October 13-16, 2011. The event offers participants an extended weekend getaway of sun, beaches, bikes and numerous activities .  Popular annual activities include motorcycle shows and rallies that showcase new, vintage and custom bikes; demonstration rides on the newest machines from top manufacturers; and on-track motorcycle action at the world-famous Daytona International Speedway.  Well-known venues such as Main Street, Riverfront Park, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard and Destination Daytona will host street festivals and gatherings that feature live music, delicious food, a variety of vendors and more.  Approximately 125,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to attend the annual four-day festival.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Atlanta, STS is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting tourism in 12 southeastern states—Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.  To be nominated for STS Top 20 Event consideration, an event must be in at least its third year and must have attendance of at least 1,000. 

For more information on the Daytona Beach area’s 2011 Biketoberfest® event, go to www.biketoberfest.org or call toll-free 1-800-854-1234.

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