Police gear up for Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest is now underway but Main Street in Daytona Beach isn't as crowded as it normally is because there no vendor permits. In nearby Ormond Beach, the city is allowing vendors.

Biketoberfest coronavirus concerns

There are questions about the future of Biketoberfest, which is scheduled for next month. Daytona Beach leaders say restrictions on permitting will stay in place for now, even though the state has moved into Phase 3 reopening.

Daytona Beach leaders discuss Biketoberfest

Daytona Beach leaders are assessing whether many Biketoberfest events will go on as planned. There is some reluctance after researchers say 266,000 people across the country got coronavirus at the 2020 motorcycle rally in Sturgis, making up 19 percent of the country’s new cases in August.

Future of Biketoberfest still under review

The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped bikers from attending a world-renowned bike festival in South Dakota. That has prompted Daytona Beach to take a closer look at the future of Biketoberfest, which is still undecided.

Future of Biketoberfest under consideration

Biketoberfest is one of the biggest tourist draws for Daytona Beach, but the coronavirus pandemic is threatening the event. While city leaders haven't officially canceled Biketoberfest, they are talking to business owners to see if it can be done safely.

Daytona Bandshell reopens

A summertime favorite in Daytona Beach is back open. The Bandshell held performances on Saturday with limited capacity and other safety measures. Concerts will continue each Saturday throughout the summer at the venue.