Ten Places to Celebrate Arizona Bike Week

We're talking about the multitude of motorcyclists, hawg-heads, and weekend warriors that have invaded local streets with their steel steeds over the past few days during the buildup to Arizona Bike Week.

While there have been plenty of pre-parties, rallies, and rides over the past several days leading up to the annual event -- which officially began yesterday and involved thousands of riders converging on WestWorld in North Scottsdale -- things will really kick into gear this weekend as bikers celebrate all things motorcycle-related at events all across the Valley until Sunday night.

Here's a rundown of several bars and locations where you can get your motor running and live high on the hawg over the next few days.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.