25th Annual Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival

February 17, 2023
February 19, 2023
Sarasota Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34237

The 25th Annual Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival is a three-day event held Feb. 17-19, 2023 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds to benefit Suncoast Charities for Children. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy continuous live music. Featured headline acts include 38 Special (Saturday - February 18) and Colt Ford (Sunday – February 19). The Festival features over 100 vendors, motorcycle freestyle shows, a charity motorcycle ride, 17 class bike show, a motorcycle stereo contest, a burnout contest, a “little riders” kid zone, great food, a “Born To Be Wild” Festival kickoff party, and much more! Dry & full-service camping is available on-site. Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the gate (12 and under free). Limited VIP tickets are also available. For more information visit: thunderbythebay.org | Additional Thunder By The Bay Events include: "Taste Of Thunder" Tequila Tasting Event on Wednesday, February 1 at Cask & Ale in Downtown Sarasota; 9th Annual Sporting Clay Tournament on Friday, February 3 at Knights Trail Park in Nokomis; "Rocks The Runway" Fashion Show on Friday, February 10 at The Grove in Lakewood Ranch; and the "Born To Be Wild" Festival Kickoff Party on Friday, February 17 (First night of the Festival) at the Sarasota Fairgrounds. Event information can be found on thunderbythebay.org

  • Admission Rates
  • Advance General Admission: $10.00
  • Day-Of General Admission: $15.00
  • Premium VIP Tickets: $175.00
  • VIP Tickets: $125.00