Biketoberfest makes tourism group's list of top 20 events

DAYTONA BEACH -- Biketoberfest, an international motorcycle festival presented annually by the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, was selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events for October. This year, Biketoberfest will be held from Oct. 21 to 24.

Activities include motorcycle shows and rallies that showcase vintage and custom bikes, numerous concerts, demonstration ride opportunities and charitable events such as Zangi Grotto's Pinewood Cemetery Tour and the Use Your Head Motorcycle Run to benefit the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida. Biketoberfest in 1998 drew some 75,000 visitors. The event also features four days of racing at the Daytona International Speedway.

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The Southeast Tourism Society is a nonprofit organization whose goals and objectives are to develop, market and promote travel to and within the southeastern U.S.: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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