Windy City-Fox Motorsports is thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of their newest Harley-Davidson location at Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park Tuesday, September 17 from 6-9 p.m. The free outdoor event will feature food and drink for purchase on the Park’s great lawn alongside live music and more than 1,000 motorcycles on display.
Guests can enjoy tours of the new dealership, an exclusive look at the brand-new Harley-Davidson® Livewire™ Electric Motorcycle and a variety of giveaways throughout the evening. Classic rock band ARRA will take the stage at 7 p.m. Revelers who have never ridden a motorcycle can experience the excitement with the Harley-Davidson® Jumpstart™ Motorcycle Simulator.
Parking is available at the Parkway Bank Park parking garage and is free with validation from any of the park’s venues. Motorcyclists can receive limited VIP parking if they ride in from any Windy City-Fox Motorsports dealership that evening.
“The accessibility from the area’s major highways in addition to being surrounded by an incredible roster of restaurants and entertainment venues make Parkway Bank Park the perfect location for our newest dealership,” said Windy City-Fox Motorsports CEO Ozzie Giglio. “We’re looking forward to celebrating the grand opening in Rosemont with our neighbors and friends on September 17.”
Marc Offit, CEO of Braden Real Estate, LLC further noted “I had the pleasure of working with the Windy City team on the development of their headquarters and retail showroom. Their entire team is cutting edge and clearly paving the way for the future of the Harley-Davidson brand.”
The Rosemont dealership is Windy City-Fox Motorsports’ 19th Harley-Davidson location in the Chicagoland and Southern Wisconsin area and boasts a premier selection of bikes, Motorclothes and gear in addition to a leading service department. Through Windy City-Fox Motorsports longstanding partnership with EagleRider Chicago, the dealership also offers bike rentals and tours that offer a fun, safe and affordable riding experience.
Non-riders can experience motorcycling through Chicago Harley-Davidson’s Riding Academy where they will learn the skills needed to obtain a motorcycle license.
About Windy City-Fox Motorsports:
Windy City-Fox Motorsports commenced business in 2000 as a motorcycle (and related clothes, parts and services) retailer for Harley-Davidson® Motorcycles. At that time, WCMC had one location of just 18,000 square feet, 14 employees and sold 300 motorcycles per year. Today, WCMC is among the largest motorcycle distributors in the U.S., represents four premium OEM brands and operates out of 15 locations with a total under-roof space of nearly 600,000 square feet. It is listed among Crain’s Chicago Business’ largest private held businesses in Chicago, employs approximately 400 plus persons, teaches about 1500 students annually to ride motorcycles and delivers over 5000 motorcycles per year into the greater Chicagoland and Milwaukee markets. The growth of WCMC has been fueled by exceptional customer service and the strategic acquisition of (primarily under-performing) dealerships, spun into exciting motorcycling destinations.
About The Village of Rosemont
Rosemont, Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes from Chicago’s downtown. Easily accessible via the area’s major highways, Rosemont is home to the Allstate Arena, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, Rosemont Theatre, Fashion Outlets of Chicago, Parkway Bank Park entertainment district and Impact Field. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. For more information, visit www.Rosemont.com.