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Joni Ernst’s 2023 Roast and Ride: A Celebration of Conservative Values

Joni Ernst

DES MOINES, Iowa – Get ready for an exhilarating event that combines roaring motorcycles, delectable food, and inspiring speeches. Joni Ernst is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated annual Roast & Ride, set to take place on Saturday, June 3, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. This event serves as a significant fundraiser for veterans’ charities, with the 2023 proceeds benefiting the esteemed Freedom Foundation in Cedar Rapids.

As a proud Republican tradition, the Roast & Ride has become a cornerstone event, recognizing the significance of Iowa’s caucus as the FIRST in the nation. This year, the stage is set for an extraordinary gathering of conservative leaders, promising an unforgettable experience for attendees.

The festivities will commence with the traditional motorcycle ride, a thrilling adventure that sets the tone for the day’s celebrations.


Motorcycle Ride 10:30-11:15 AM

Big Barn Harley Davidson – 81 NW Pl, Des Moines, IA 50313

Note: Rider Check-In will take place at 9:30 AM

Roast & Rally 11:00 – 2:00 PM

Iowa State Fairgrounds – Animal Learning Center – E 34 Street, Des Moines, IA 50317
Get Tickets Here

This is where the heart of the event lies, where passionate conservatives from all walks of life will gather to celebrate shared values and listen to powerful speeches.

Ernst says she “Can’t wait to welcome [her] friend and colleague Tim Scott to Roast and Ride this year! Iowans…” she said, “are fired up to hear from Tim and many more conservative leaders on June 3rd.

Joni Ernst welcomes her friend and colleague, Tim Scott, as a special guest at this year’s Roast and Ride. Senator Scott, a respected figure in the Republican Party, has demonstrated his commitment to defending conservative values and is eager to address the fired-up audience in Des Moines. Alongside Senator Scott, a lineup of esteemed Republican presidential hopefuls has committed to attending the event, making it an unmissable opportunity for supporters and political enthusiasts alike.

"I'm grateful to Joni for inviting me back to her annual Roast and Ride," Scott said in a statement released by Ernst's office. "I know from my frequent visits to the Hawkeye State that Iowans are committed to defending the conservative values that make our nation exceptional."

Businessman Perry Johnson is the latest to accept Ernst’s invitation. He joins Former Vice President Mike Pence, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, and Ohio entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy are among the distinguished Republicans who have accepted Joni Ernst’s invitation. These individuals, with their unique backgrounds and visions, will contribute to the engaging atmosphere and share their perspectives on the future of the conservative movement.

Expressing her gratitude for being invited back to the Roast and Ride, Nikki Haley emphasized the importance of supporting veterans on and off the battlefield. As a military family, she recognizes the significance of organizations like the Freedom Foundation and looks forward to joining Joni Ernst in Des Moines for this exceptional event.

“As a military family, we know how important it is to take care of our veterans on and off the battlefield,” Haley tweeted, adding “We’re looking forward to joining @JoniErnst in Des Moines for her annual Roast and Ride benefiting Iowa’s Freedom Foundation!”

This inclusive gathering welcomes attendees of all ages, with free admission for kids 12 and under. It provides a remarkable opportunity for individuals to engage with prominent Republican figures, celebrate conservative values, and support the cause of veterans’ charities.

Tickets are selling fast, so secure your spot today! Visit the official event website or contact the organizers for more information. Stay tuned for additional updates and announcements as the day approaches, promising an extraordinary experience at Joni Ernst’s 2023 Roast and Ride.

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