Construction season is here and all the kids want to dig in! Take your kids to some of these great events, where they can get up close and personal with heavy equipment.
Dozer Day puts kids in the driver’s seat of not only dozers, but fire engines, an ambulance and much more while teaching about building sustainable communities and industry opportunities and educating children about safety.
Oregon Truck Driving Championship
Join the Oregon Trucking Association for a fun filled day of competition and safety celebration. Professional truck drivers show off their skill and safety expertise as part of the Portland Rose Festival. All ages are invited to the activities, food and raffle drawings.
Free for spectators, ortrucking.org
NW Extreme Truck Challenge
See action-packed truck racing at the Sublimity, OR Harvest Festival Grounds. Drivers challenge their skills for fastest time on a course that includes jumps, boulders, above-ground mud pit, turns and a log obstacle. In addition to racing, there will be a pit party to get up close to the trucks and meet the drivers, a Kid Zone and food and beer available on the grounds.
Big Truck Day
Get an up-close look at dozens of big rigs and other specialty vehicles at the 19th Annual Big Truck Day. The Conestoga parking lot will be filled with bulldozers, fire engines, freight trucks, cranes, buses, tow trucks and other specialty vehicles and kids are welcome to come aboard!
$1/person suggested donation, thprd.org/events/big-truck-day