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2023 August 30

2023 Kawasaki Street Motorcycle Demo Rides and Off-Road SxS Ride-alongs at Drive Fest

Canadian Kawasaki is back at the Drive Fest, September 8 to 10 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, ON.


Following a very successful presence at the 2022 Drive Fest thanks to our popular side-by-side ride-alongs, we are back in 2023 with even more thrill-inducing activities. This year again, visitors will get a chance to tackle a dedicated off-road trail onboard some of the most capable recreational vehicles on the market.


You will get a chance to go for a ride onboard such models as the Teryx KRX 1000eS, Teryx KRX4 1000eS SE, and Teryx4 Special Edition alongside a team of professional drivers for a unique off-road experience.


Motorcycle enthusiasts will also get to sample the latest and best in the Kawasaki street motorcycle lineup including the all-new 2024 Eliminator and Ninja ZX-4RR, as well as the unparalleled Z H2 SE or the stunning retro Z900RS Cafe thanks to our street motorcycles demo rides.


Come visit us at the Canadian Kawasaki booth in the exhibitors’ area to learn more about our activities and to check out some truly exclusive bikes on display, including the radical Ninja H2R.


 Further details about the event are also available at



Friday, September 8th, 11 am to 6 pm
Saturday, September 9th, 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, September 10th, 10 am to 5 pm


(timelines for the ride-alongs and the demo rides will be available on the day of)



Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, ON



- Access to the demo rides is offered to Drive Fest ticket holders aged 18 y.o. and up

- Access to the side-by-side ride-alongs is offered to Drive Fest ticket holders aged 12 y.o. and up

- For the motorcycle demo rides, riders must have a full M or M2* driver license
- For the motorcycle demo rides, riders must have their full gear (helmet, jacket, long pants, gloves, closed boots that cover the ankle)**
- For the motorcycle demo rides, riders must attend a pre-ride safety briefing
- For the motorcycle demo rides and side-by-side ride-alongs, riders must sign a waiver


*M2 license holders will be limited to motorcycles up to 650cc
**No gear rental offered on-site.

Ride in some of the most thrilling Kawasaki side-by-sides!