28th annual Salute to American Veterans Rally

Returns to Cripple Creek

August 21 - 23, 2020

Thank you  ALL  for your support of this spectacular event!

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Vendors - Click here to download the 2019 application  

"Cripple Creek Becomes Sacred Ground"   story by Tim Anderson

"When Veteran's Day just isn't enough"   story by Lisa Price Waltman

Check out the 2017 Event Accolades & Testimonials


Official 2018 Salute to American Veterans Rally Sponsors
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Vets Rally: Documentary Clip


a 3 minute excerpt from "The Journey Home" DVD

Veterans Rally Video

Watch this awesome 9 minute video which will give you a taste of what the Vets Rally is all about.

"The INTRODUCTION" - by Danny Barton


I have attended and shot my camera at the last eight "Salute to American Veterans" motorcycle rallies. I am drawn to the event naturally as I am a biker and a veteran.

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Challenge Coins

Check out these Challenge Coins we've received.

challenge coins

Memorial Highway


We always look forward to the yearly Veteran's ride to Cripple Creek, Co.  This past Tuesday a sign has been installed west of Cave of the Winds entrance reading "Spc. Rob Lee Nichols Memorial Highway."

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Veterans Rally Receives Honors video


KRDO TV's "Red Friday Hero" Award recognizes Colorado's "Salute to American Veterans Rally" as an outstanding show of support and healing.

A brief glimpse of the 2013 Vets Rally video



Highway 67 between Divide and Cripple Creek is now the "POW~MIA MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" Thanks to all those who had a hand in making this happen!

Combat Hero Bike Build

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Combat Hero Bike Build at the 2017 Rally

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2019 Vets Rally video


POW/MIA Recognition Ride


Colorado’s largest procession of motorcycles celebrates 32 YEARS!

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Vietnam Traveling Wall


Sponsors step up to bring the “WALL” back to Cripple Creek.
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CVMA Vets Poker Run


Colorado Honor Bell

The COLORADO HONOR BELL to appear at 2019 Veterans Rally

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Veterans Benefit Pancake Breakfast


Test Ride this Indian!



POW/MIA Recognition Ride Rolling Strong for 31 Years!


When motorcyclists ride away from Woodland Park High School and onto US Highway 24 on August 18, 2018, they‘ll be continuing a journey began 31 years ago with the blast of drag pipes, a bit of attitude, and a heartfelt mission in mind.
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Louis Olivera


The Salute to American Veterans Rally Committee is saddened by the passing of Louis Olivera, combat Veteran and founder of the HONOR BELL Foundation.

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Governor John Hickenlooper Declares American Veterans Rally Days in Colorado for 2018


"This event is hands-down the most impressive show of support for Active Duty Military, Veteran's and POW-MIA I have ever been a part of. Please go out and show your support and have a great time. Whether you've served or not, whether you ride or not, you will be overwhelmed by the outpouring of support at this event!"

Ed Wise - USAF Ret.

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Official 2018 Merchandise


Last chance to get 2018 Official Rally merchandise here!


Read the 2019 Rally program "digital edition" online!

Want to advertise in the Official Souvenir Rally Program?
Get all the info →here
List your weekend bands, events and activities free!

2020 Rally Flyer


Red Friday!


Come to the Gazebo in Cripple Creek City Park on Friday beginning at 10am and get your FREE RED FRIDAY shirt.


Silent Auction Benefits Homeless Veterans

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Attendees of the 2019 Veterans Rally in Cripple Creek will have the opportunity to bid on some great items donated to our annual silent auction.

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“The Salute to American Veterans Rally is a veritable explosion of good old-fashioned patriotism! The Rally attendees welcomed every veteran of every war with equal enthusiasm and support.

If you aren’t proud to be an American when you arrive, you will be when you leave!”

– Joseph L. Galloway co-author: “We Were Soldiers Once... and Young” and nationally syndicated military columnist