Proceeds from the 2019 Steel Horse Rally, set for May 3-4 in Fort Smith, will be donated to Antioch for Youth & Family, the Buddy Smith Veterans Home, the Fort Smith Museum of History and the Children’s Service League, according to a news release.

The fifth annual Steel Horse Rally officially kicks off at noon May 3. Vendors from all over the country will be set up in the 800 block of Garrison under the big mural and in Cisterna Park in the shadow of the General William O. Darby Statue, the release states.

Multi-platinum recording rock band Fuel will take the stage May 4 at Riverfront Park, according to Steel Horse Rally President Dennis Snow. Fuel is known worldwide for hits, including “Hemorrhage (In My Hands),” Shimmer,” “Falls On Me,” “Bad Day” and “Innocent.” BeItTheMeans and Messer will also perform during the rally.

Advance tickets and Very Important Biker (VIB) packages are available for charitable donations online on the official Steel Horse Rally webpage, A limited number of VIB packages are available, including a limited number of premium meet-and-greet packages that include a pass to meet the band Fuel, the release states.

On May 3, the Steel Horse Shootout II returns to Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, drawing professional and amateur motorcycle racers this year from around the country.

“We had an incredible crowd last year and we are proud to welcome back the Vintage Dirt Track Racing Association for the 2019 Steel Horse Rally,” Snow said in the release. “This is another family-friendly event and this makes the Steel Horse Rally a true two-state event.”

Snow added that the first Steel Horse Rally Volunteer Team Meeting is slated for 10 a.m. March 16 at the Doubletree Hotel, 700 Rogers Ave., in Fort Smith

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