Last Saturday in March – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   


Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, delivery and “fun & flashy” trucks – in one place.  Personnel will tell about the equipment and allow “hands on” exploration.

Coming to Downtown Laurel  – March 30, 2019!!


TICKETS: Advance family pack, 4 tickets $15  |will be available at downtown businesses & from committee members.  Entrance is $5 per person at the event.

AT EVENT: Tickets are $5 per person over 2 years of age, cash & credit cards, NO personal checks

ATM:  401 Central Ave at The Welcome Center

TOUCH A TRUCK  T- SHIRTS:  Children & Youth sizes only – $15

YELLOW HARD HATS:  FREE! first come, first serve| kids only| courtesy MS Power

NO HORN HOURS: 10:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (for those with sensitive hearing)

LOCATION: Library Street Parking lot across from the LJC Library (beside War Memorial) in downtown Laurel.  Free train ride to and from outer parking areas.

ACTIVITIES: Kid’s ID provided by Lori Hearn State Farm, hands on art activities as well as enriched learning experiences hosted by  Central Creativity!

FOOD:  $1 drinks, $2 hot dogs, $3 hamburgers and $1 chips will be available for purchase at our Main Street concession. Landrum’s Country Old Fashioned Ice Cream will also be on site!

Though we love our furry friends, we ask that you do not bring pets to the event in the interest of safety for attendees and the pets as loud noises often upset animals. Thank You!

All proceeds will benefit the Laurel Main Street Facade and Amenities Grant projects.  This year’s specific projects will be additional over street lighting in downtown and streetscape  beautification.  Special thanks to the Laurel Junior Auxiliary and Friends of the Library for their important partnership in this event.

Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring?

The links below contain information about exhibiting at Touch A Truck and sponsoring the event. Please read the documents carefully. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us using the information at the bottom of the webpage. We would love to help you get involved in any way we can!

Exhibitor Letter of Recruitment

Exhibitor Guidelines

Exhibitor Commitment Form

Sponsor Letter of Recruitment

Sponsorship Levels


Touch a Truck – Sponsors & Exhibitors Wanted!


TAT 2018

It’s Almost Time for Touch a Truck!