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Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held July 14-16

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will happen July 13-16 – 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.

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.

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.