The 3rd annual City of Palm Coast Touch-A-Truck event is scheduled to take place on May 27, 2023, at Central Park in Town Center. This is a FREE community event and visitors will get an up-close and personal experience with all of their favorite trucks seen going down the road!
Do you have a little one who dreams of operating a big-rig vehicle like these when they grow up? Bring them to the City of Palm Coast's Touch-A-Truck event where they can learn about the trucks, climb into the driver's seat, and even sound the horn!
Visitors will get an up-close and personal experience with all of the trucks seen going down the road from the Fire Service, Sheriff’s Office, Public Works, Utilities, Stormwater, Garbage Trucks, Cranes, Tow Trucks, Helicopters, Florida National Guard, and much, much more!
This year the City of Palm Coast Public Works Department has exciting event plans that will send all expectations soaring through the sky. The third annual ‘Sky’s the Limit’ Touch-a-Truck event will be on May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Park Street in Central Park featuring more than 75 vehicles from multiple agencies including:
- City of Palm Coast Public Works, Stormwater, Utility and Fire Departments;
- Flagler County Fire Rescue;
- Flagler County Sheriff’s Office;
- East Flagler Mosquito Control District;
- Florida Highway Patrol;
- Florida National Guard;
- Angel Flight;
The event is FREE and offers fun for the whole family - hosted by the City of Palm Coast Public Works Department, in celebration of National Public Works Week! The theme for National Public Works Week is #ConnectingtheWorldThruPublicWorks by joining forces with all of the important agencies doing work in Flagler County, it connects that unifying community spirit.
“With the success of last year’s Touch-a-Truck event hosted by Public Works, this has grown to multiple departments, multiple agencies and multiple types of technical and electrical equipment that is used around our community,” said Public Works Workforce Data Analyst Benny Cope. “We are beyond ecstatic to have the community-wide involvement from vendors looking to showcase their big-rigs to families spreading the word, this event is back and the sky’s the limit!”
Kids of all ages will have the chance to not only touch, but hop right into the driver's seat of a dump truck, loader, pontoon excavator, signal bucket truck, fire ladder truck, SWAT vehicle, helicopter and more! To create a great experience for all attendees, the first hour of the event will be designated as “horn free” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Vendors will include: Kona Ice, Cool Beans, Frankies Chicago Beef, Lovin O-Van, Wittle Weenie Wagon, Wicked Good Mini Donuts, and Andrea’s Italian Ice.
Park Street, Lake Ave. and part of City Place will be closed for the event.
For more information, please contact City of Palm Coast Public Works Workforce Data Analyst Benny Cope at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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