Big Truck Day Coming Up May 21 in Milwaukee, WI

Big City trucks, food trucks, book sale, and children’s activities planned for Red Arrow Park

(Milwaukee, WI): If you have truck-loving kids, you will not want to miss this event! It’s time to round up the kids for a free family fun day. A brand-new event, Big Truck Day, rolls into Red Arrow Park (920. N. Water Street) on Saturday, May 21, featuring vehicles and equipment from the City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works and the Milwaukee Fire Department. Kids have a chance to explore the equipment and learn more about the jobs that go with them. The event will take place from 11 AM and 2 PM. Vehicle operators and drivers will be on-hand for demonstrations. The event takes place during National Public Works Week, May 15 – 22.


May 21 from 11am-2pm


Red Arrow Park | 920 N. Water Street – Milwaukee, WI

Confirmed equipment and vehicles include a 35 ft. long grapple saw truck, an endloader with a snowplow, an electric street sweeper, an electric parking checker unit, a Transdev streetcar maintenance truck, a drill rig, a hydro-vac, a back-hoe, and fire engine.

Free Activities

Meanwhile, the park will be packed with free activities to keep the entire family entertained, including bubble art, face painting, and coloring books. Plus, stock up on great summer reads at the book sale from the Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library with books for purchase.

Food Trucks

Local food trucks, including Roll MKE, Taco Barrio, and Da Udder Spot, will be serving up burgers, tacos, and ice cream for purchase.

The event is ideal for kids ages 2 – 7, with free activities for the entire family.


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