Jokerfest 2021

Little Netherlands Ride-out


Ultimate Summer Party 2022

Advance ticket sales for Jokerfest 2022 starts now!

The 2021 tickets sold so far will automatically be converted into a voucher. This voucher is valid for 3 years and can be redeemed or paid out on site in the shop as well as in the Roadhouse.

The Open House of the Extraclass

From 10.00 a.m. we start with the opening of the showroom, the production halls and the Ride-In-Bike Show! You can easily register online for the Bike Show via our contact form!

From 18.00 you can exchange your tickets for bands at the front of the entrance. If you would like to visit the daily program and exchange your tickets for bands therefore, you can do that on our stamp stand.

If you are still looking for a suitable place to stay, or if you would like to plan your journey, you can also find our contact and directions here.

Journalists can easily register for this event via our press accreditation form! During the day we have everything ready for you at the Thunderbike T-Shirt merchandise booth. In the evening you will find the right contact person at the entrance.

More details about the event can be found in our FAQ, the frequently asked questions for the event.

Next year, a Jokerfest of superlatives awaits us, because: We are celebrating the 20th Jokerfest.

Pocket checkpoint, please do without bags and backpacks. Should you not be able to do without a bag, please allow for longer waiting times. Every bag will be checked! Thank you for your understanding. For backpacks there is also the possibility to store them in a guarded van at the entrance for a fee.

The Day Event

The daily program starts as usual at 10.00 a.m. and has some special features for you! Included are free test rides with the latest Harley-Davidson models, live customizing and the production of parts in our forge, live painting and an international Ride-In Bike Show where you can register online.

Of course, as every year, our Roadhouse Burger bar can also be found on the campus and offers you – besides the famous waffles of our Helga – also burgers and Co. for your tastes. This year the burgers lie for veggies also on the grill.

The big test drive campaign HARLEY® ON TOUR

Also you can find the Harley-Davidson on Tour Truck at our Jokerfest. Over 20 unique Harley-Davidson models are waiting to be tested for free and extensively! 48 hp models for beginners can also be found among the models.

Helmet, jacket and gloves are available on request. All we need is a driver’s license and an identity card from you. All dates and places of the Harley On Tour Truck can be found here, so get on your bike!

The Ride-In- Bike Show

Our Ride-In-Bike Show starts for you and your custom bikes at 10am. Until 13.00 o’clock you have the possibility to push your bikes on stage an take pictures. The evaluation of the bikes takes place from 13.00 o’clock to 14.00 o’clock. As a registered Bile Builder you can hang 5 stars on the bikes you think have earned a trophy (except of course for your own bike). The evaluation of the Bike Show will take place from 14.00 to 15.00, the awarding of the bikes will take place from 15.00 on stage.

The Bike Show trophies are the first ones to be created for you in our own production and are truly unique. Sign up now, because the winners can get fat prizes!

Last time Swen Weber won the trophy with his Schwalbe conversation again. There were 25 participants who made their bikes available for voting and presented them live on your stage. You have an individual custom modification and want to present it at this year’s Jokerfest? Simply apply via our contact form!

    Who only thinks that Harley-Davidson models are welcome in our forge, thinks wrong! From Metric to Dragstyler to Oldschool Bobber, every motorized two-wheeled vehicle is welcome! So, you have an elaborately rebuilt bike and want to show it off? Then you've come to the right place.

    Besides fame & honour you can of course win a lot of cool prizes, which we collected together with our sponsors for you. In addition, there are the much sought-after trophies for the top places & professional photo shoots of all participant bikes. The scene photographers Dirk Behlau and Ben Ott will be there to show the bikes in their best light. For the 20th Jokerfest the Huber Verlag with the cult magazine CUSTOMBIKE will again sponsor the Thunderbike Ride-In Bike Show. Maybe you can even admire your bike in an 2020 issue of CUSTOMBIKE?

    Register now to our Ride-in-Bike Show! Send us a current photo of your bike together with the completed registration form and, if you are accepted, bring a printout of the e-mail to the entrance. Important! Participation in the Bike Show is only possible if your vehicle is parked and registered in our Bike Show area on the day of the event until 13:00 pm.

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    99%Rammstein 100% Völkerball

    The most authentic Rammstein Tribute Show

    The stage, initially wrapped in darkness, opens an explosion with a loud, dull thud. The curtain falls and gives a view of the unreal, machine-like scenery.

    The band and leads the audience through a production of light show, pyro effects and the powerful Völkerball sound.

    The sonorous voice sounds deep, unrelenting and hard and draws the audience into the powerful atmosphere of the Rammstein texts.

    Over the past 10 years, Völkerball have played more than 500 shows with their sound and have inspired hundreds of thousands of fans! The mixture of fascinating pyro-show and the insanely brute Rammstein sound will shake Hamminkeln and you will feel the aftershocks for days afterwards.

    A concert experience of a special kind!


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    F. U. C. K


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    Let there be Rock!

    F.U.C.K. stands for pure entertainment! The program presents itself varied with classics and new hits from hard rock and heavy metal.

    With this band nobody can sit still, because they convince with irrepressible joy of playing, authentic appearance and word wit. You can see at every minute of the evening that the six musicians have fun giving their all for the audience – that gets everyone involved.

    The band has been in business for over 25 years and is one of the rare constants in a fast moving industry. F.U.C.K. has built up a huge fan base in these two decades: Whether in Breisgau, the Lower Rhine, the Elbe, Austria, Switzerland or in between, the four letters are a household name to anyone who likes hard music.

    F.U.C.K. have also been thrilling over 20,000 visitors from Germany and abroad with heavy metal anthems for years at the open air festival G.O.N.D., an event in honor of the Böhsen Onkelz.

    Find all information about how to find us, contact dates, opening times and a hotel finder on our contact site.

    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I pay for food and drink at Jokerfest?

    Jokerfest has its own money, the Thunderbike Dollar. This can be purchased and exchanged at easily recognizable points of sale. The Thunderbike Dollars are only issued at the Jokerfest, but can be used all year at the Thunderbike Roadhouse. The exchange rate is 1,50€ per dollar.

    Does the daily program cost entry?

    No, entry between 10.00 and 17.00 is free. A ticket is only required for the evening concert.

    Can I reserve/reserve tickets for the evening event?

    No, unfortunately for organisational reasons it is impossible for us to check tickets at the entrance in good time. In order to avoid longer waiting times, we cannot offer reservations.

    Where can I get the concert ribbons?

    The ribbons can be exchanged for tickets throughout the day. The wristbands will be exchanged at the regular entrance from about 18.00 on. This also applies to the VIP wristbands, which allow access to the Roadhouse roof terrace.

    Are there any discounts for fan club members of the bands?


    I am not yet of age, but I can still come to the Jokerfest?

    Children up to the age of 16 are only allowed to attend the concert accompanied by a guardian. For young people aged 16 and over, admission to the concert after midnight will be granted without the accompaniment of a person with custody. We naturally comply with the provisions of the Youth Protection Act. This means that if you have a youthful appearance, your identity card will be checked at the alcohol counter if necessary.

     What do disabled visitors have to pay attention to?

    Visitors with disabilities who have an official ID with a B receive a free ticket for their accompanying person, while their own ticket has to be paid for regularly. Only one accompanying person is allowed. We also have on-site parking spaces for people with disabilities close to the site.

     Are there any special safety requirements?

    Of course, the carrying of weapons of any kind is strictly prohibited. Any danger to other visitors, in particular by crowd surfing or burning fireworks / Bengalos, is strictly prohibited and will lead to the exclusion of the event. With the exclusion the ticket loses its validity. Any claim for re-entry or reimbursement of the purchase price is excluded.

    Where can I park my bike?

    For the parking areas at the yard and the large parking lot at the Güterstraße we provide parking folders for you, which will show you how to park your bike. You can see everything else in our video about the parking situation.

    Where can I park my car?

    In dry weather our yard and gravel parking remain reserved for bikes during the day. In the late afternoon the gravel parking lot is also opened for cars. There are plenty of parking spaces available along the entire freight road, the Industriestraße (behind the railway line) or the sports field in Hamminkeln.

    Past Events

    Jokerfest 2018

    with Dort

    Jokerfest 2017

    with Guano Apes

    Jokerfest 2016

    with The Hooters

    Jokerfest 2015 – 30th Anniversary Party

    with Manfred Mann's Earthband

    Jokerfest 2014

    with Uriah Heap

    Jokerfest 2013

    with Suzi Quatro

    Jokerfest 2011

    with Stade

    Jokerfest 2010 – 25th Anniversary Party

    with The Boss Hoss

    Jokerfest 2009

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2006

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2005

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2004

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2003

    with Major Healey

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