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The Walcott Truckers Jamboree is just days away — here’s what you need to know

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One of the trucking industry’s most highly anticipated events is taking place next week in Walcott, Iowa.

The 45th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree is taking place Thursday, July 11, through Saturday, July 13, 2024, at the Iowa 80 truck stop located off I-80 at Exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa.

Admission to the Walcott Truckers Jamboree is free. Parking is also free.

Here are some of the highlighted events for this year’s Jamboree:

  • Antique Truck Display
  • Super Trucks Beauty Contest
  • Over 175 exhibits
  • Iowa Pork Chop Cookout
  • Live Country Music
  • Trucker Olympics
  • Fireworks

You can click here to access the full schedule of events.

Last year, 46,654 people were in attendance at the Jamboree. Visitors came from 30 states and two Canadian provinces.

Not only does this year mark 45 years of the the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, but it also marks 60 years of the Iowa 80 truck stop serving the trucking community. The Iowa 80 truck stop has never shut their doors since they first opened for business in 1964.

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