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Truck Show

  • 4/21/2018 – Antique Truck Shows in April

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in April. The 15th Annual Wheat State Antique Truck Show will take place April 21 at Newell’s Truck Stop in Newton, Kansas.

    The Central California Chapter 32nd Truck Show and BBQ will take place April 28 at the Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, California.

    And the Lincoln Trail Chapter 5th Annual transportation show takes place April 28th at Neihaus Cycle Sales in North Litchfield, Illinois.

    Go to www.ATHS.org for information.

  • 4/27/2018 – 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show

    The 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show takes place April 27th through the 29th at the shop, near Exit 329 off I-75 in Wildwood, Florida. The event is primarily a show truck competition.

    For more information, go to www.75chromeshop.com.

  • 5/4/2018 – Antique Truck Shows in May

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in May.

    The Southern California Chapter Truck Show and Swap Meet takes place May 4th to the 6th at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, California.  

    The Palmetto Upstate Chapter Spring Show takes place May 12th at the O’Neal Church of God in Greer, South Carolina.

    And the Shenandoah Valley Chapter Truck Show takes place May 19th in Bridgewater, Virginia.

    Go to www.ATHS.org for information.

  • 5/5/2018 – Midwest Pride in Your Ride Truck & Tractor Show

    May 5th is the date for the Midwest Pride in Your Ride Truck & Tractor Show. The working class show truck event takes place at the Tri-State Raceway in Earlville, Iowa. Included are a light show, truck pulls, truck drag races and auction. Antique farm equipment will also be on display.

    For more information, visit www.MidwestPrideInYourRide.org.

  • 5/5/2018 – Semi Casual Truck Show

    The Semi Casual Truck Show, sponsored by Fitzgerald Peterbilt, will take place May 5th at the Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tennessee. The show truck competition is judged by participants, and big rig drag races take place all day Saturday. Food, games, vendors and entertainment are featured, along with fireworks and a truck light show Saturday night.

    For more information, go to the Semi Casual Truck Show website.

  • 5/10/2018 – East Coast Truckers Jamboree

    The East Coast Truckers Jamboree takes place May 10th through the 12th at the Kenly 95 Petro in Kenly, North Carolina. The event features exhibitors, show trucks and several concerts.

    For more information, visit www.Kenly95.com.

  • 5/13/2018 – Mother’s Day Convoy

    The 29th annual Mother’s Day Convoy benefitting the Make-a-Wish Foundation takes place May 13th at the Burle Business Center parking lot in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

    For more information, go to https://tinyurl.com/yd9pvq4r.

  • 5/18/2018 – Joplin Truckers Jamboree

    May 18th and 19th are the dates for the Joplin Truckers Jamboree at the Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Missouri. Antique trucks, a show truck competition, carnival games, live music and fireworks are all featured.

    For more information, go to www.joplin44.com.

  • 5/19/2018 – Greater Cincinnati Chapter of ATHS Truck Show

    The 18th Annual Greater Cincinnati Chapter Truck Show will take place May 19th at Howard Trucking in Fairborn, Ohio. A “slow truck drag race,” door prizes, 50/50 raffle, DJ, food and more are included.

    For more information call 937-878-3370, email: howardtrk@yahoo.com, or visit our Facbook page @www.facebook.com/howardtrk

  • 5/31/2018 – American Truck Historical Society’s National Convention and Antique Truck Show

    The American Truck Historical Society’s National Convention and Antique Truck Show will take place May 31st through June 2nd at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The event is the largest gathering of historic and antique trucks in the nation each year. It features presentations about various trucks, nameplates and other historic information, food and more.

    For more information, visit www.ATHS.org.

  • 5/31/2018 – Wheel Jam

    May 31st through June 3rd are the dates for the Wheel Jam truck show, taking place in Huron, South Dakota. The event includes a Show and Shine competition, light show, food and an engine brake competition. Also, trucker and singer Tony Justice will perform.

    For more information, go to http://www.wheeljamtruckshow.com/.

  • 6/1/2018 – Memory Lane Truck and Car Show

    The Memory Lane Truck and Car Show takes place June 1st and 2nd at the Sauk County Fairgrounds in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

    Email v12pete@live.com for information.

  • 6/8/2018 – Buckeye Invitational Truck Show

    The 2018 Buckeye Invitational Truck Show will take place June 8th and 9th at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio. A Convoy for Charity, light show and live music are all planned, as well as fireworks.

    For more information, go to www.buckeyeinvitationaltruckshow.com.

  • 6/8/2018 – Oak Grove Truckers Jamboree

    June 8th and 9th are the dates for the Oak Grove Truckers Jamboree at the Oak Grove 70 Petro in Oak Grove, Missouri. Antique trucks, exhibitors, a steak cookout and live music are all featured.

    For more information, go to www.oakgrovepetro.com.

  • 6/9/2018 – Texas Trucking Show

    The Texas Trucking Show is scheduled for June 9th and 10th at the NRG Center in Houston. The event is a regional trade show for truckers and trucking companies.

    For more information, visit www.TexasTruckingShow.com.

  • 6/9/2018 – Antique Truck Shows in June

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in June.

    The Redwood Chapter Truck Show takes place June 9th at General Equipment in Napa, California.

    The Southeast Iowa Chapter Truck Show takes place June 9th in Greater Ottumwa Park in Ottumwa, Iowa.

    The Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree takes place June 16th and 17th in Ashland, Ohio.

    And the Nutmeg Chapter 30th Annual Truck Show and Flea Market takes place June 24th at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds in Brooklyn, Connecticut.

    Go to www.ATHS.org for information.

  • 6/14/2018 – Shell Rotella SuperRigs

    June 14th is the date for the annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs. The event, widely considered the Cadillac of show truck competitions, will take place at White’s Travel Center in Raphine, Virginia. Top competitors will be honored, and 13 trucks will be chosen and photographed for next year’s Shell Rotella SuperRigs Calendar.

    For more information, check http://rotella.shell.com/superrigs.html.

  • 7/7/2018 – American Truck Historical Society chapter shows for July

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in July.

    The Vancouver Island Truck Show takes place July 7th and 8th at the B.C. Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan, British Columbia.

    The Central NY Chapter Truck Show takes place July 8th at Longbranch Park in Liverpool, New York.

    The 5th Annual Palouse Chapter Truck Show will take place July 14th in conjunction with Bovill Old Timers Day in the city park in Bofill, Idaho.

    The Central Coast Chapter Cooler Truck Show takes place July 21 at Nipomo High School in Nipomo, California.

    For more information, go to www.ATHS.org.

  • 7/12/2018 – Walcott Truckers Jamboree

    The Walcott Truckers Jamboree is scheduled for July 12th through the 14th at the world’s largest truck stop, the Iowa 80 in Walcott, Iowa. The annual event features exhibitors, antique trucks, show truck, a children’s area and several concerts.

    Among the musical acts this year at Walcott are country music singer Logan Mize, who will perform Thursday, and The Kentucky Headhunters, who will perform Friday.

    For more information, visit www.Iowa80TruckStop.com.

  • 7/13/2018 – Gulf Coast Big Rig Truck Show

    The Gulf Coast Big Rig Truck Show takes place July 13th and 14th at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. In addition to a trade show, the event features the Chrome on the Coast show truck competition, a convoy and educational seminars.

    For more information, go to www.gulfcoastbigrigtruckshow.com.

  • 7/20/2018 – Expedite Expo

    The only truck show specifically designed for the expediting segment of the industry – the Expedite Expo – takes place July 20th and 21st at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The event features exhibitors, but it is better known for its educational seminars and networking opportunities. A casino night, barbecue and giveaways are also featured.

    For more information, visit www.ExpediteExpo.com.

  • 7/27/2018 – The Top Gun Large Car Shootout

    The Top Gun Large Car Shootout is scheduled for July 27th through the 29th in Rantoul, Illinois. Live music, food, vendors and more are offered at the event, which takes place at the Rantoul National Aviation Center. A parade of lights is also scheduled for that Friday night. And the Spirit of the American Trucker will be onsite for the event.

    For more information, click here: http://www.topgunlargecarshootout.com/.

  • 8/3/2018 – Carlisle Truck Nationals

    The Carlisle Truck Nationals will take place August 3rd through the 5th at the Fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The event includes a show of around 2,000 trucks, Jeeps and SUVs. Events include burnout contests, low truck limbo, high truck contest, frame dragging, a beauty pageant competition and a monster truck show.

    For more information, go to https://tinyurl.com/ya7sb8lz.

  • 8/4/2018 – American Truck Historical Society chapter shows for August

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in August.

    The Empire State Antique Truck Show takes place August 4th and 5th at  the Stafford Firemens Grounds near Batavia, New York.

    The 26th Annual Brooks Truck Show is set for August 24th and 25th the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum at Antique Powerland in Brooks, Oregon.

    The Watts 11th Annual Truck and Equipment Show takes place August 25th at the ew Alexandria Lions Club Demo Derby Grounds in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania.

    For more information, go to www.ATHS.org.

  • 8/9/2018 – Brockway Truck Show

    August 9th through the 12th brings us the annual Brockway Truck Show in Cortland, New York. Events are scheduled all through the city, including a Brockway truck convoy; a wine, beer and cider tasting; truck parade, exhibits at the Brockway Museum; and fireworks.

    For more information, go to www.brockwaytrucks.org.

  • 8/10/2018 – Waupun Truck ‘N Show

    The Waupun Truck ‘N Show will take place in Waupun, Wisconsin on August 10th and 11th. Show trucks, parades, and a Jake Brake contest are featured, as are food, vendors and entertainment. And Friday night, there will be a Lights of the Night Convoy. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics and the Make –a-Wish Foundation.

    For more information, go to www.waupuntrucknshow.com.

  • 8/17/2018 – Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

    Then August 17th through the 19th, the Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show will take place at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The show has become a huge event, featuring exhibitors, monster trucks, show trucks, music, food and more. Several parts of the event benefit local charities.

    For more information, go to http://www.eauclairebigrigtruckshow.com/homepage.

  • 8/19/2018 – Chi-Town Large Cars Lucky 13 Benefit and Show

    The Chi-Town Large Cars Lucky 13 Benefit and Show is scheduled for August 19th and 20th at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. Show trucks, classic cars, music and more are featured. Proceeds go to the Canines for Veterans organization, and the event will also work to raise awareness of veteran suicides.

    For more information, go to www.chi-townlargecars.org.

  • 8/23/2018 – The Great American Trucking Show

    August 23rd through the 25th are the dates for the Great American Trucking Show, taking place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. The event, the second largest trade show in the industry, includes numerous exhibitors, educational seminars, an indoor show truck competition and a concert.

    Satellite parking with food, showers and portable restrooms is available at the far side of the State Fair of Texas, about 3 miles east. Shuttle service is available to and from the show. Other events include the Roadhouse Run to benefit the St. Christopher Fund and the Trucker Talent Search.

    For more information, visit www.TruckShow.com.

  • 9/1/2018 – American Truck Historical Society chapter shows for September

    Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society have several events scheduled in September.

    The Palmetto Upstate Chapter Fall Show takes place Sept. 1st and 2nd, in conjunction with the Dacusville Heritage Association Family Farm Days in Easley, South Carolina.

    The 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Chapter Truck Show will happen September 8th at the Art Robinson Transport Museum in Salina, Utah.

    The 48th Annual LaGrange Engine Show and Northeast Ohio Chapter Show takes place at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio.

    The San Juan Chapter 14th Annual Classic Truck and Vehicle Show takes place September 14th through the 16th at Riverside Park in Aztec, New Mexico.

    The Blue Mountain Chapter Truck Show is September 15th at the Fort Walla Walla Museum in Walla Walla, Washington.

    The Tri State Truck Show is scheduled for September 20th to the 22nd at the fairgrounds in Clear Brook, Virginia.

    And the Metro Jersey Chapter Fall Show is set for September 30th at Skylands Stadium in Augusta, New Jersey.

    For more information, go to www.ATHS.org.

  • 9/7/2018 – Big Iron Classic

    The Big Iron Classic Truck Show and Charity Drive takes place September 7th and 8th at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Kasson, Minnesota. The event features show trucks, live entertainment and a truck pull. Also, participants will take part in a Parade of Big Rigs through the nearby town of Mantorville, and a light show.

    For more information, visit www.BigIronClassic.com.

  • 9/14/2018 – Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show

    The 23rd annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show will take place September 14th through the 16th in St. Ignace, Michigan. In addition to show trucks and classic cars, the event features one of the most beautiful sights in the industry, the Parade of Lights over the Mackinac Bridge.

  • 9/28/2018 – Guilty By Association Truck Show

    September 28th and 29th are the dates for the 10th annual Guilty By Association Truck Show at Four State Trucks in Joplin, Missouri. The event is a “no-pressure” competition open to all large trucks, with awards give out primarily for People’s Choice. Exhibitor are scattered throughout the site, with events like truck burnouts through both days. A truck pull takes place on site Friday night, and Saturday, the Missouri World’s Largest Truck Convoy will take off from Four State Trucks and travel to downtown Joplin for a light show, street party and concert. That concert will feature the band Confederate Railroad. Also featured during the event are big rig burnouts, shop tours and a motorcycle stunt rider show. And don’t forget to stop by the Spirit of the American Trucker while you’re there. I’ll be there with Jon, along with our producer Barry Spillman, but we all know everyone is actually stopping by to see Sassy.

    For more information, visit www.ChromeShopMafia.com/guilty-by-association-truck-show.

  • 10/20/2018 – California Trucking Show

    The California Trucking Show is set for October 20th and 21st at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California. The trade show includes exhibitors, seminars

    For information, go to https://californiatruckingshow.com/.

  • 11/12/2018 – Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference

    The Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference and Expo is scheduled for November 12th through the 14th at  the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel Convention Center near Dallas, Texas. The event features a trade show and more than 30 business and improvement seminars, as well as the announcement of the organization’s Most Influential Woman in Trucking Award winner.

    For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org/accelerate-conference.

  • 4/19/2019 – ExpoCam Montreal 2019

    April 19th and 20th, 2019, are the dates for ExpoCam Montreal 2019, which will be held at Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec.

    For more information, visit www.ExpoCam.ca.

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