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2019 Indianapolis Touch a Truck Guide

The ever so popular Touch A Truck events are back in Indy and better than ever this year! How often can kids climb into a fire truck, a bulldozer or a dump truck just for fun? Towns throughout metro Indy have stepped up to host.

Keep in mind that due to noise (like honking horns!) these events can be overwhelming for young children or those with special sensory needs – use your best judgment if attending is right for you.

 

So for your truck or ‘everything with wheels’ enthusiast, here’s a guide to all the 2019 Indianapolis Touch A Truck events*

*We will continue to update this list as more Touch a Truck events come in for 2019


Carmel Cooperative Touch-a-Truck & Plant Sale

Date: Sunday, May 5, 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: Carmel Cooperative Preschool,3085 West 116th Street, Carmel, Indiana 46032

We are excited to invite you to our end-of-school-year community event! Bring the whole family and get your veggie garden started! Trucks! (Snow plow, street sweeper + more), Music! (ShooBeeLoo from 2-3 pm), Playground with activities!  Homegrown vegetable starters for sale!

Johnson County

Date: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St, Franklin, IN

Johnson County Touch a Truck Event; Photo Credit: facebook.com/franklintouchatruck/

This family-friendly, interactive community event that allows you to discover and explore various trucks, tractors, and big machines! The event is $5 per ticket for each person attending. We offer a horn free hour with reduced noise at 10a-11a. Each vehicle will have a driver present to answer your questions and help kids explore! Bring your cameras 🙂 There will be food & other vendors available. You won’t want to miss this unique community event! This interactive outdoor family festival brings together our community and those who work to serve, protect, and grow it! Admission is $5/per person.

 Mooresville

Date: May 18, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm

Location: Pioneer Park, Mooresville, IN 46158

This Touch a Truck event provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, delivery vehicles.

 

Fishers

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 3:00-7:00 pm 
Location: Central Green,1 Municipal Dr. Fishers, IN 46038

In honor of National Public Works Week, kids can climb up in a fire truck, honk the horn of a snow plow, and turn on the siren of a police car as they explore Fishers’ fleet of big rigs at this interactive and hands-on event. Free.

Bloomington

Date: Saturday, June 12, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Winslow Sports Complex, 2800 S. Highland Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47401 

Giving tiny drivers the green light to sit behind the wheel and honk the horn to their little hearts’ content in every type of vehicle imaginable! Get up close and personal with fire trucks, ambulances, buses, bucket trucks, tractors and more at the 19th annual Touch a Truck. Admission is $1. Pay an extra $1 for unlimited rides down a monster truck combo slide.

Grand Park

Date: Friday, June 14, 10:00 am-1:00 pm 
Location: Parking Lot C of the Grand Park Sports Campus.

Touch-A-Truck, presented by Teachers Credit Union (TCU), provides your little one a FREE opportunity to climb up into the driver’s seat, honk the horn, and experience all the exciting things transportation vehicles can do! You might see a semi, dump truck, fire engine, police car, a limo and more! Admission is Free. 

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Crawfordsville

Date: Thursday, June 20 | 5 pm
Location: Crawfordsville District Public Library Children’s Department, 205 S Washington St, Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933

Touch a truck and toot a horn!  From 6-6:30 pm the event will go horn free to create a quieter atmosphere for little ones, and those with sensitive ears. Free.

Brown County

Date: Saturday, June 29 | 10 am-1pm
Location: Brown County High School parking lot

The Brown County Touch-A-Truck event is a free, hands-on event that provides kids with the opportunity to see, touch and explore their favorite big trucks, heavy equipment and emergency vehicles as well as interact with community support leaders including police officers, firemen, construction workers and more! Bring the entire family to get up and close with these vehicles, learn about what they do, how they work and how they benefit our community!

Greenwood

Date: Saturday, August 31
Location: TBD- more information to come!

Every kid’s favorite vehicles, BIG, gather together so your little ones can climb in and bring their toy trucks to life! Local departments and companies pack the parking lot from 9 to noon. Specific location TBA! $2 per child.

 


As with all events we publish, we recommend contacting the venue to confirm final details. Know of other Touch-A-Truck events we missed? EMAIL US and we will get it added to our list!

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