Walcott Truckers Jamboree Set to Celebrate American Truckers Next Week in Iowa 80
PRESS RELEASE — JULY 7 WALCOTT, IOWA – The 43rd Walcott Truckers Jamboree begins next week at Iowa 80 – the largest truck stop in the world. This year, the Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a super truck beauty contest, an antique truck show; Iowa Pork Chop BBQ; over 150 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; two fireworks, the Trucker’s Best Friend Pet Contest, a 100e birthday party for a 1922 Walter Snow-Fighter at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum and more! You won’t want to miss the live concerts and lots of fun for the whole family!
“We can’t wait for everyone to be here to enjoy the trucks, the music, the food, the fireworks and just being together. It’s one of the best parts of summer,” says Heather DeBaillie, vice president of marketing. “We appreciate the dedication and hard work of professional drivers. It is important work. Professional drivers deliver everything we need, from food to vehicles to setting up the stage for your favorite musical artist. They are the reason we have been hosting this event for decades. Drivers deserve to be celebrated!
The 14th of Julye attendees can catch a performance by rising Nashville star Kylie Frey, who has made a name for herself on Texas radio. Local favorite Dani Lynn Howe and his band will kick off the concert at 5:00 p.m. Fireworks and the hugely popular Lights at Night show will follow!
friday july 15e brings a pet contest, Trucker Olympics, Weigh-to-Win giveaway from CAT Scale – Ford Raptor and another great night of music. Mo’s Garage will start having fun at 5:00 p.m., opening for the super band Country Diamond Rio. A fireworks display will close the evening.
The show ends on Saturday July 16e. The afternoon will feature energetic 80s and 90s tunes from The Brat Pack starting at 1:00 p.m. and awards for the best of the best Super Trucks will begin on the main stage at 3:00 p.m.
Admission and parking to the event and all concerts are FREE! Shuttles will be provided from the car park to the event site.
The 43rd Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held July 14-16, 2022 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.
The most up-to-date information and the calendar of events can be found at www.truckersjamboree.com.