Mandan – The big trucks are coming

I can’t think of a better event for kids of all ages, heck ADULTS of all ages

I love Mandan, these wonderful people who live and work here. When you walk to the main center of Mandan, you feel so at home! A perfect event for the whole family is coming up, a chance for you to “rub and roll” and reach out and “hit a truck” – That’s when your young kids (AND adults) will have big smiles on their faces. faces and wide eyes because almost every type of truck imaginable will be there!

WHEN: Saturday, May 21

TIME: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Main Street, Mandan

What it’s about: “Touch A Truck” gives kids a hands-on, up-close opportunity to explore heavy machinery, safety vehicles and other cool trucks, as well as ask questions of the people who use them machinery.

This is a FREE event – you can help stock the pantry for AID, Inc. by bringing a non-perishable food item to donate.

You can expect to find a maze of culverts/food trucks/vendors there.

Want a quick example of some of the trucks you might “hit”?

A ladder fire truck. Police SUV. Highway patrol truck. Garbage truck. Tow trucks. An ambulance. School bus. Mini excavators. A septic truck. Racing cars. A water truck. A milk truck. Ready-mixed concrete truck. A Skidsteer. A dump truck. A street sweeper. A bucket truck. A crane… AND much more.

For more information on this event, visit

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