Midwest Action Cycle and Club Scoot Jockeys annual "Viva Lake Geneva Scooter Rally" will be August 4th-6th. This three day Scooter Festival here in Bellissimo Lake Geneva is now in it's 9th year and will have a Swanky-Retro-Italian theme. The weekend starts with a long group ride on Friday with the opening night party at The Studio Winery featuring live jazz by the Mike Stone Trio. A vintage scooter show in Flatiron Park on Saturday plus a private showing of the 1953 classic "Roman Holiday" starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck at the newly re-opened Geneva Theater! Sunday will have our annual Charity Ride benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to help raise awareness and some cash for this special organization. The hilarious Viva Lake Geneva Scooter Games are Sunday as well in Flatiron Park for everyone to see, plus all the usual Viva Lake Geneva charm that make up this festive weekend. "Tutti I piloti dello scooter benvenuto" (All scooter riders welcome). Check out the schedule of events and lodging options at www.VivaLakeGeneva.com. Ciao!
FRIDAY AUGUST 4th
10am - 6pm Rally Registration Opens
Registration opens at Midwest Action Cycle (MAC) - 251 Host Dr. Lake Geneva, WI. Pick up your itinerary and rally bag full of "Viva 2017" goodies. Rally Fee is $10.
1pm - 4pm Gelato Ride (Long)
Group ride starts at Midwest Action Cycle (MAC). Head out to the beautiful Kettle Moraine for some premium Italian Gelato. This is the only ride of the rally that is for larger 125cc+ scooters only.
6:00pm - 8:30pm Opening Night Party at Studio Winery with "Live Hot Jazz" by the Mike Stone Trio
Kick off "La Dolce" Viva Lake Geneva the right way with some premium local Vino! Studio Winery - 401 Sheridan Springs Rd. Lake Geneva, WI will be the spot for wine sampling, snacks, and live Jazz by our very own Club Scoot Jockeys members The Mike Stone Trio! Registration will remain open at party and is $10.
9:00pm - ? Opening Night After Party
SATURDAY AUGUST 5th
9am - 4pm Rally Registration remains open
Registration remains open at Midwest Action Cycle - 251 Host Dr. Lake Geneva, WI. Pick up your itinerary and rally bag full of "Viva 2017" goodies. Fee is $10.
9am - 11am Cappuccino Run
Starts at MAC. Group ride out for some necessary Italian caffè. 50cc safe
11am - 2pm Vintage Italian Scooter Show
Held in Flat Iron Park - 201 Wrigley Dr. Lake Geneva, WI. Bring your scooter to beautiful Flat Iron Park right in downtown Lake Geneva to compete in our second annual vintage scooter show. This year is just for the old stuff and will not have any individual categories. The 3 winners will be chosen by rally attendees and will recieve $300, $200, $100 in store credit at Midwest Action Cycle! The only rule is that your scooter must be at least 30 years old and you are attending the rally. So call your mate that has that old scooter they brag about and send them over for a chance to win some major price money!
2pm - 5pm Staller Estate Winery Ride
Starts from Flat Iron Park. We will all embark on a beautiful group ride to visit Staller Estate Winery - W8896 County Hwy A, Delavan, WI 53115 for some samples and some take home bottles. Staller is a cute family winery with a beautiful vineyard that everyone is welcome to take a walk through. They also have gourmet snacks and gifts on site. Ride will return to Flat Iron Park around 5 for everyone to stretch their legs, grab a bite and get ready for the movie. 50cc safe.
6pm - 8pm "Roman Holiday" at Geneva Theater
We are very excited to announce that we are renting the newly re-opened Geneva Theater right in downtown Lake Geneva to have a private showing of the 1953 Classic "Roman Holiday" starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck! How cool is this that we are going have all the rally attendees together watching this vintage scooter movie! Vespa's are all over the place in this film including one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history when Audrey and Gregory rip around the streets of Rome on a Vespa. Tickets will be sold separately for the movie for $10. There will only be 200 tickets sold and are available for purchase at Midwest Action Cycle - 251 Host Dr. Lake Geneva, WI.
8pm - ? After Hours at Carvetti's
After the movie, head over to Carvetti's - 642 W Main St. Lake Geneva, WI, for a glass of Chianti or a fresh Negroni cocktail and hang with other fellow Scoot Jockeys around Carvetti's cozy fire pits. Late night ride will most likely happen at some point during the night.
SUNDAY AUGUST 6th
11am - 1pm Club Scoot Jockeys Charity Ride
Starts at MAC - 251 Host Dr. Lake Geneva, WI. Our Club's annual Charity Ride this year will be for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Help us raise some cash and awareness for this special organization. We will be excepting donations during the day. Group Ride will circle Geneva Lake with a stop in between and is 50cc safe.
1pm - 3pm Scooter Games & Raffle in Flat Iron Park
The ride ends at Flat Iron Park - 201 Wrigley Dr. Lake Geneva, WI. for our annual Scooter Games! Slow Race, Gymkhana, and maybe a new game will be held right in downtown Lake Geneva for all to see. During the games we will be raffling off a bunch of great prizes and everyone is welcome to play some Bocce Ball in the park. More details TBD.
END OF EVENT
All times and events are subject to change so keep checking this website for updated details.