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Coming up in Great Falls: Touch A Truck

"Touch A Truck" event in downtown Great Falls
"Touch A Truck" in Great Falls (June 2021)
"Touch A Truck" in Great Falls (June 2021)
"Touch A Truck" event in downtown Great Falls
Touch A Truck in downtown Great Falls
Touch A Truck in downtown Great Falls
Touch A Truck in downtown Great Falls
Posted at 11:01 AM, Jul 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-21 13:54:03-04

The third annual Touch A Truck in downtown Great Falls (100-600 Blocks of Central Avenue) will be on Saturday, August 26, 2023.

The event allows kids of all ages to get up close with all sorts of big trucks and the people who operate them - fire trucks, farm and construction machinery, police vehicles, and more.

The family-friendly event and fundraiser for Junior League of Great Falls begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. along Central Avenue from Park Avenue to Sixth Street.

There will be a "sensory friendly/quiet" hour from 9-10 AM.

The event will also feature kid-focused activities as well as food vendors.

Junior League said in a news release:

We'll have semis from Keeler's Transport, Rogers Trucking, Klub Truckin and Turbo Auto Transport, LLP, construction machinery from Sletten Construction Company and Dick Anderson Construction, concrete pump from A Jay Concrete Pumping, LLC and mixer from MRTE Inc, crane truck from Montana Valley Irrigation and bucket truck from NorthWestern Energy recycling and trash trucks from Republic Services, an ambulance from Great Falls Emergency Services, a fire truck from Great Falls Fire Rescue, vehicles from Malmstrom Air Force Base and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, FedEx trucks, a stretch hummer from BlackedOut 406 Taxi and Limousine, Alluvion Health mobile vaccination unit, tow trucks from Carnahan's Towing & Repair Inc., landscaping machinery from Tree Amigos, a stock car from the Electric City Speedway, and food trucks from True Brew Espresso, Electric City Concessions LLC, Sip Invasion and Colored Snow.

Attendance is free, but any donations toward helping Junior League will be welcomed. Junior League is a non-profit organization devoted to developing women's leadership and supporting other local non-profits through funding and volunteering.

Click here to visit the event page.

If you are interested becoming a sponsor of the event, contact Kacey with any questions at 406-396-5235 or kaceytroy@gmail.com, or click here to visit the Junior League website.

Here is video from the 2021 event:


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