“A Fundraiser To Help Local Children, Teens, And Adults With Special Needs.”
The event for Sunday, Feb 18 has been canceled due to bad weather. Our plans were to hold the event rain or shine as the event states. Due to the excessive amount of rain and wind we have decided to cancel to ensure your safety.
We’re extremely disappointed just as many of you are about the weather. However, we will be transferring the following ticket levels to next year’s event free of charge:
– ALL SUNDAY General Admission
Tickets will be transferred automatically for the new event and you’ll receive a new email with a new QR code to confirm the event. Please be on the lookout for that email in the next 1-2 weeks.

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2024

The 26th Annual Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival is a three-day event held Feb. 16-18, 2024 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds that benefits Suncoast Charities for Children.  Headline acts performing include Molly Hatchet (Friday – February 16), Grand Funk Railroad (Saturday – February 17), and Creed Fisher (Sunday – February 18). The Festival features continuous live music, vendors, daredevil acts, a charity motorcycle ride, bike show, a motorcycle “sound off” competition, biker games, and much more! On-site camping is also available. Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the gate (12 and under free). Limited VIP tickets are also available. Over the past 25 years, the Festival has raised over $2.6 Million for charity.

Text THUNDER To (941) 267-0838 To Receive Festival Updates

Thanks To Our Presenting Sponsors

Major Sponsors

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Gold Coast Eagle Distributing
USA Fence
Everglades Equipment
HCMS Partners