The 22nd Annual Hot Harley Nights event is July 6 - 9, 2017.

Starting over two decades ago this popular summer event has one goal in mind: granting wishes for kids struggling with illness.

All of the money raised each year stays here locally and goes to Make A Wish South Dakota to grant wishes. It may be for a child and their family to go to Disney World, meet a celebrity, experience another country or have their own backyard playground.

According to the Hot Harley Nights website, the event has grown immensely over the years, raising millions of dollars for children:

Our first year saw 250 participants and a handful of enthusiastic volunteers. Now we expect over 40,000 enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada. We have hundreds of volunteers and organizations who sign up to help a year in advance. Many lifelong friendships have been made at Hot Harley Nights and many, many wishes have been granted. In total, over $2.5 million has been raised.

This year's Hot Harley Nights will again feature live entertainment, a casino run, awesome food, plenty to drink and live and silent auctions all to raise money for Make A Wish.

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