Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held July 14-16

| Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will happen July 14-16 – this Thursday, Friday and Saturday – at the Iowa 80 Truckstop on Interstate 80, Exit 284, in Walcott, Iowa.

This year’s show will feature nearly 150 exhibits, including the Super Truck Beauty Contest, antique truck display, Iowa pork chop cookout, Trucker Olympics, carnival games and several free concerts.

Courtesy of Iowa 80 Group

1916 Mack AC

Live music on Thursday includes the Dani Lynn Howe Band and Clare Dunn. North of 40 and Sammy Kershaw will take the stage on Friday. Trucking’s Highway Angel Spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will perform on Saturday.

Showgoers can expect fireworks displays on Thursday and Friday night. On Friday, the 1916 Mack AC truck will be celebrating its 100th birthday at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum. Ruth Fruehauf, granddaughter of trailer founder August Fruehauf, will be attending the celebration for a book signing.

Look for OOIDA’s Jon Osburn with “The Spirit of the American Trucker.” He will be on the scene with the OOIDA tour truck signing up and renewing members for a discount.

Admission and parking are free. Shuttles will be provided from the parking area to the event grounds.

For more information, visit Iowa80Truckstop.com or call 563-284-6961.

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