Dennis Hopper Day – Easy Rider Rally & Ride
Date(s) - 05/18/2019
6th Annual Dennis Hopper Day and the 50th Anniversary of “Easy Rider”
Taos celebrates the life and times of Hollywood’s rebel icon, Dennis Hopper, with the 6th annual Dennis Hopper Day in Taos, New Mexico, May 17 – 19, 2019. Dennis Hopper Day 2019 will feature the Easy Rider Rally & Ride, Village Market & Fair, Buffalo BBQ (catered by Tiwa Kitchen of Taos Pueblo), Rebel Film Festival, and Hopper’s 83rd Birthday Commemoration and Music Celebration.
On Saturday, May 18, motorcycles, choppers, friends and fans will gather at 10 am at the Sagebrush Inn for the Easy Rider Rally & Ride, Village Market & Fair, and Buﬀalo BBQ. Built in 1931, the Sagebrush Inn has hosted a list of notable guests that include: Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Georgia O’Keeﬀe, Paul Newman, Ansel Adams, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Robert Redford, Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger, President Gerald Ford, and R.C. Gorman whose artwork can be found throughout the hotel (and even in the ﬂoor).
The Village Market opens its doors to the public from 10 am until 7 pm. Meet artisans and wild-crafters from Taos Pueblo and neighboring communities while enjoying Northern New Mexican cuisine oﬀered by the Sagebrush concession stand. Entry to the Village Market is free of charge and oﬀers a chance to win a Pueblo Balloon hot air balloon ride.
Kickstands are up at 1 pm for the Easy Rider Ride along Northern New Mexico’s Enchanted
Circle with a stop at the famous Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and historic Taos Pueblo. Registered bikers will receive an oﬃcial Dennis Hopper Day Easy Rider Ride embroidered patch at the event. The Buﬀalo BBQ catered by Tiwa Kitchen begins at 4 pm and the Post-Party Music Celebration begins at 7 pm in the Sagebrush Cantina, featuring music, dance, spirits, hand-rolled cigars, and more.
To register for the Easy Rider Ride and more information, please visit: dennishopperday.com