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ACM twists the throttle on annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival

2015 VMF - Sunday Ride

TACOMA, Wash. – The Haub Family Field will be rocking a little early this year as vintage motorcycles come rolling into America’s Car Museum (ACM) for the fifth annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival: The MEET at ACM on its new date, July 30.

The MEET at ACM – traditionally in late August – is one of five signature events at the museum and will feature pre-1992 iconic motorcycles from storied brands including Harley-Davidson, BMW, Ducati, Triumph, Indian, Honda, Norton, Kawasaki, BSA and many others. This year there is an early registration special of $15, available until July 15, after which the price will jump to $20 through the event. Online registration includes admission for one to the festival.

“We hope to increase the participation to exceed 400 vintage motorcycles this year with our new date and early bird registration fee,” said Vintage Motorcycle Festival Advisory Board Chair Mark Zenor. “We have some great seminars lined up and the famous Seattle Cossacks will be back this year with another great show.”

The ACM CEO’s Award, Best of Show, Best Dealer Display and five Judges’ Choice trophies will be awarded to the top-rated motorcycles on display in addition to top-three category winners of the following classes:

  • Classic Powered Bike/Scooter
  • Custom Bobber/Chopper
  • Vintage Competition
  • Best Café Racer
  • Motocross Post-1975
  • Motocross Pre-1974
  • Vintage Yamaha
  • Vintage Suzuki
  • Vintage Kawasaki
  • Vintage Honda
  • Vintage Japanese – Other
  • Vintage Italian
  • Vintage German
  • Vintage Triumph
  • Vintage Norton
  • Vintage BSA
  • Vintage British – Other
  • Classic American – Post-WWII
  • Antique American – Pre-1940
  • Classic European

Visitors can also partake in demonstration rides, vendor booths, free seminars and a Sunday ride through the Mt. Rainier Valley concluding with lunch on the Haub Family Field.

To register your motorcycle or find more information on the Vintage Motorcycle Festival: The MEET at ACM, visit


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