Always the Second Saturday in April – 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  – April 8, 2017!!!!


TICKETS: Advance family pack, 4 tickets $15  |available at BancorpSouth, downtown businesses & committee members

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:  Youth sizes – $10 | Adult sizes – $20

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, at The BrickYard.  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  STEM Discoveries  &  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 Façade and Amenities Grant projects.  This year’s specific projects will be additional over street lighting in downtown and shade sails at the Brickyard.  Special thanks to the Laurel Junior Auxiliary and Friends of the Library for their important partnership in this event.


Thank You for a Terrific Touch a Truck® Event!


It’s almost time for the BancorpSouth Touch a Truck® Event!