POSTED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 11:34am
Denham Springs, La —
Motorcycle enthusiasts gather for a one day event in Denham Springs, Louisiana. The "Blessing of the Bikes" is a motorcycle rally with music, food and fun. The Blessing service is held to promote a safe 2012 riding season.
This year's entertainment includes the Jimmy Romano Band, Psycho Joe, Phil Brady's All Star Jam and Old Sole. Also appearing at the event will be Swamp People's newest stars, Austyn Yoches and Blake McDonald.
The Iron Warriors of Central Louisiana have organized the Blessing event annually for the past ten years. Proceeds from the event benefit the Dreams Come True of Louisiana. This year, the Iron Warriors have teamed up with the Livingston Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau and Circle K to make the Blessing the largest one day motorcycle rally in the state of Louisiana. Over 5,000 motorcycles are expected to attend the event.
The Blessing of the Bikes is from 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the Blessing ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at Magnolia Beach Plaza in Denham Springs.