August 8 Sturgis Rally events and weekend numbers

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Day 1 of the Sturgis Rally 2022

STURGIS, S.D. — The Sturgis Rally is in full swing, with plenty of events to offer throughout the week.

Monday’s rally events include:

  • Legendary City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 5K @ 8 a.m.
  • V Twin Visionary Motorcycle Show at Harley-Davidson Rally Point @ 11 a.m — 4 p.m.
  • 5th Annual Mayor’s Charity Poker Tournament at Cadillac Jack’s @ 12 p.m.
  • Anheuser Busch Nutrl Cocktails Tasting at Sturgis Liquor @ 12 p.m — 2 p.m.
  • Unknown Industry Stunt Show at Harley-Davison Activation @ 12 p.m. — 2 p.m.
  • Jack-Daniel’s Assistant Master Distiller Lexi-Phillips Signing Session at Sturgis Liquor @ 1 p.m. — 2 p.m., 5 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.
  • Jack Daniel’s Barrel Man Kevin Sanders signing at Sturgis Liquor @ 2:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.

The City of Sturgis reports that as of Sunday morning, the city has issued 733 temporary vending licenses.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports that in Sturgis and the Rapid City district together, there have been 23 DUI arrests after two days. This is an increase from the first two days of the rally last year with 20 DUI arrests.

There have been 17 misdemeanor drug arrests, one more than in 2021. Felony drug arrests have doubled since last year at eight.

There has been one deadly crash and four crashes with injuries — down from nine crashes for the first two days of last year’s rally.

No cash or vehicles have been seized.

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