Middletown Motorcycle Mania is the largest annual gathering of riders in New England taking place on Wednesday, August 20th from 5PM to 9PM. The event is organized by the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce in memory of founding sponsor Dan Hunter. With 5,000 bikes and 10,000 people, the event is made possible with help from sponsors and volunteers from all over Connecticut.
There is suggested donation of $5 per motorcycle and $10 for bikes entered for awards. All the proceeds benefit Middletown youth programs. There will be music entertainment, awards for the best bikes, great food and street vendors. News 8′s Meteorologist Erika Martin will be joining the festivities once again this year, reporting the weather live from 5PM to 6:30PM.