Sloppy Joe's Bar Key West.

Phil Peterson Poker Run

Experience the annual motorcycle poker run down to Key West, from Miami.


Phil Peterson Poker Run
September 14 – 16, 2018

Travel the Florida Keys during This epic ride! Phil Peterson, who owns a Harley Davidson dealership in South Florida, created a poker run 44 years ago. An event that started with 46 riders has grown to become South Florida’s biggest motorcycle party!

Known as Phil Peterson’s Poker Run, thousands of riders from all over the country enjoy this classic motorcycle ride. Starting in Miami and winding all the way down US 1 to Key West. During the ride, the motorcycle riders make 5 stops to draw a playing card. At the end of the ride, the person who drew the best hand wins! In addition, if you draw one of the top 10 hands, you get a chance to play one round of Texas Hold ‘Em at Cowboy Bill’s on Duval Street.

Key West gets in on the party, too, by blocking off 8 blocks of Duval Street for a huge bike show which is held in front of Rick’s, Durty Harry’s, and Sloppy Joe’s Bar. It's a mini-Mardi Gras with its carnival atmosphere, music, food, and cold beer!

Book your stay with Ocean Key Resort & Spa during the Phil Peterson Poker Bike Run! You won’t want to miss it!