The Texas Patriot Guard Riders gather at this annual event for fun, fellowship, and to raise funds to support our mission of honoring the service to our country of veterans at their passing. 


April 5, 2019, 3:00 PM to

April 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM


Heart of Texas Resort

408 Clen Oak Parkway Burnet, TX 78611

Map link:

Register for the Gathering by US Mail or on-line.  

Deadline for pre-registration is March 30.  Cost increases $5 after that and for on-site registration.

By mail:  Print, complete, and send in this form with a check payable to Patriot Guard Riders of Texas with GOTG 2019 in the memo field.  Here is the form: Mail in pre-registration form.pdf


On-line:  Click the link and follow the instructions.  This way is more convenient but will cost you an extra $3.76 due to processing fees.  


  1. Schedule


April 5, 

3 - 8 pm

Check in & Late Registration

At the Lodge.  Dinner on your own.  


April 6

8 am


In the Lodge, included with your registration.  Coffee, juice, and a variety of breakfast tacos.


april 6

9 am - 6 pm

Ride and Explore, Lunch on your own.  

See the Rides and Places to Explore section for more info. 


april 6

6 pm


In the Lodge, included with your registration.  BBQ Brisket, sausage and sides from Spykes BBQ in Kingsland.  Water, tea, and soft drinks also.   


april 6 

7 pm


Bid on and buy some cool stuff.  Fun to play, win or loose.


april 7 

8 am


In the Lodge, included with your registration.  Coffee, juice, and five different breakfast taco recipes. 


april 7

9 am


We thank God for our blessings and ask for safe travels on our journey home.   


april 7

9:30 am

Gathering of the Guard closes

Clean up, pack up, and depart.

Places to Explore

Buckanan Dam

Built by the LCRA in 1939, it is the largest multi-arch dam in the world. Easy access is right off Hwy 29.

Buchanan Dam

Longhorn Caverns

Developed in the 1930s by the CCC, Longhorn Cavern is an underground wonder and worth a look.

Longhorn Cavern State Park

Enchanted Rock

The massive pink granite dome has drawn people for thousands of years. Climb to the top for a helluva view.

Enchanted Rock

Bluebonnet Cafe

Did someone say pie?  Head to Marble Falls for some of the best in Texas.

Bluebonnet Cafe

Hill Country Motorheads

This Burnet museum houses a premier collection of street bikes, choppers, dirt bikes, flat track and other bikes from the 1960-1980’s.

Hill Country Motorheads

Llano/Coopers & Inman's

Here are two iconic spots in nearby Llano if ya just gotta have more 'Q.

Coopers BBQ

Inman's Kitchen

National Museum of the Pacific War

The museum and grounds in Fredericksburg is not to be missed.  Set aside four hours, minimum.  

Pacific War Museum


Everybody is somebody in Luckenbach.  If you've never made the pilgrimage here's your chance.


Reverend Jim's Dam Pub

If you are heading out to Buchanan Dam area Reverend Jim's is a popular biker stop.

Reverend Jim's

Great Rides:

This part of the Hill Country has some great riding roads.  Head out in any direction or try the suggestions below

Ride 1

All Day.  About three hours if you don't stop, but most of the points of interest listed above can be visited on this route. The Tour

Ride 2

Luckenbach via Fredricksburg.  About 1.5 hrs.  Luckenbach

Ride 3

Head East.  The Moto Museum in Burnet, World Famous Hamburgers in Andice or the Dahlia Cafe in Liberty Hill, and pie to close it out in Marble Falls.  Two hours plus stops.  Head East

Ride 4

Wildflower ride including Willow City Loop.   About three hours plus stops.  Be aware the Loop can be busy on spring weekends.  Wildflowers

Ride 5

Coming soon

Ride 6

Coming soon

Auction - Saturday, April 6th

We need items for our auction!  Can be an item or service.   Dealers, vendors and retail merchants are always willing to help a good cause. Funds raised go to the Patriot Guard Riders of Texas, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. NEW items only, please. 

It may help to print and take this form when visiting a merchant:  GOTG donation flyer.pdf

For questions contact:

Mark Wells

Austin Area Deputy State Captain


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