Revving Up for an Unforgettable Experience: The Grand Gathering by the Widows Sons Roars
Muskogee, OK – August 23, 2023 – Get ready to witness an awe-inspiring spectacle as the
bi-annual Grand Gathering by the Widows Sons, a distinguished Masonic Riders Association,
comes to Muskogee from August 30 to September 3. This prestigious event promises an
exhilarating blend of camaraderie, philanthropy, and the thrill of the open road, all set against
the backdrop of the stunning Green Country Oklahoma landscape.
Anticipation is building as Widows Sons from across the globe prepare to descend upon
Muskogee for this extraordinary event. With an estimated attendance ranging from 1,000 to
2,000 attendees, the Grand Gathering is set to draw participants from diverse corners of the
world, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Scotland, England, Philippines, Brazil, and beyond.
The Grand Gathering offers riders a once-in-a-lifetime experience, complete with a meticulously
planned Motorcycle Ride Guide curated by Visit Muskogee. Participants will embark on a
captivating journey through the scenic landscapes of Green Country Oklahoma, showcasing the
region’s natural beauty and charming surroundings.
As the rumble of motorcycles fills the air, so does the spirit of giving. The Grand Gathering has a
strong philanthropic focus, with proceeds from the event going to support nine esteemed
charities across Oklahoma with Fostering Hope in Muskogee standing as the primary
beneficiary, reflecting the event’s commitment to uplifting the local community.
On the morning of Saturday, September 2, the excitement will crescendo as the riders cruise
through downtown Muskogee. Spectators will have the opportunity to witness the grand
procession as the riders make their way to the iconic Muskogee Masonic Lodge. Here, the
riders will take a pause to engage in a heartwarming charity breakfast, hosted in collaboration
with the local masonic lodge chapter. The breakfast will not only fuel the participants for their
journey ahead but will also provide an avenue for the community to contribute to the cause by
donating to Fostering Hope.
While the ride weekend remains a private event, the charity breakfast at the Muskogee Masonic
Lodge opens its doors to the public. This is a chance for locals and visitors alike to come
together, share in the spirit of generosity, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those
The Grand Gathering by the Widows Sons promises an unparalleled blend of excitement,
brotherhood, and philanthropy, all while showcasing the splendor of Green Country Oklahoma.
For more information about the Grand Gathering, registration details, and a complete itinerary,
For media inquiries, please contact:
Deputy Director of Tourism
Phone: (918) 684-6202
About Visit Muskogee
Visit Muskogee is a program of the Muskogee Tourism Authority, a public trust of the City of
Muskogee. Dedicated to promoting tourism and fostering economic growth in Muskogee,
Oklahoma. By showcasing Muskogee’s vibrant community, historical landmarks, annual
events, and diverse attractions, the Authority aims to attract visitors and highlight the
unique experiences Muskogee has to offer.