Truck Shows 2024: A Calendar of Excitement

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As we dive into the vibrant world of trucking, gear up for an action-packed year with an array of truck shows across the United States. These events bring together truck enthusiasts, industry professionals, and the public for a celebration of all things trucking. Here’s a chronological guide to some of the standout truck shows in 2024:

Florida Trucking Show

  • Date: February 24 – 25, 2024
  • Location: Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Description: A regional trade show connecting suppliers and trucking companies, featuring over 200 companies showcasing products and services for the trucking industry.

Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS)

  • Date: March 21 – 23, 2024
  • Location: 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY
  • Description: The largest annual trucking event globally, MATS offers three days of exhibits, education, entertainment, and networking.

Swamp East Missouri Truck Show and Convoy

  • Date: April 19 – 20, 2024
  • Location: Sikeston, MO
  • Description: A charitable event benefiting Kenny Rogers Children’s Center, featuring a convoy and various activities.

Desert Diesel Nationals

  • Date: April 19 – 20, 2024
  • Location: 20000 S Maricopa Rd, Chandler, AZ
  • Description: Showcasing truck racing, awards, and a spectacular Show N Shine event.

75 Chrome Shop’s 26th Annual Truck Show Extravaganza

  • Date: April 26 – 28, 2024
  • Location: 419 E State Road 44, Wildwood, FL
  • Description: A family-friendly event featuring a truck competition with over $25,000 in prizes.

Truckin’ For Kids Charity Show & Drags

  • Date: April 27 – 28, 2024
  • Location: 500 Speedway Dr, Irwindale, CA
  • Description: An event at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California, featuring truck racing, awards, and a Show N Shine.

Midwest Pride In Your Ride Truck and Tractor Show

  • Date: May 3 – 4, 2024
  • Location: 2217 270th Ave, Earlville, IA
  • Description: A two-day event featuring working class show trucks, antique farm tractors, truck pulls, and a light show.

Equipment Express Friends and Family Truck Show

  • Date: May 4, 2024
  • Location: 1109 Foundation Dr, Caldwell, TX
  • Description: A Show N Shine event welcoming trucks to be showcased with additional show info to be announced.

Make-A-Wish® Mother’s Day Truck Convoy

  • Date: May 12, 2024
  • Location: 1190 Lancaster Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
  • Description: Join as a driver, fundraising fan, or fundraising team to raise money for life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in the Susquehanna Valley. The convoy departs at 1:30 PM, preceded by a family carnival from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Wheel Jam Truck Show

  • Date: June 6 – 9, 2024
  • Location: Market St SW, Huron, SD 57350
  • Description: A three-day extravaganza in South Dakota dedicated to the world of trucking, featuring awards, a parade/convoy, and a Show N Shine.

Roy Hubbard Memorial Truck Show

  • Date: June 14 – 15, 2024
  • Location: 150 N McKenzie St, Gillett, WI 54124
  • Description: Honoring Roy Hubbard, this Wisconsin-based show includes fireworks, live music, and a parade/convoy.

GEAR JAMMER Magazine Truck Show

  • Date: July 19 – 20, 2024
  • Location: 280 Exeter Rd, Epping, NH 03042
  • Description: Supporting the Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for children with Autism, this New Hampshire event features awards, live music, Show N Shine, and tractor pulls.

Gulf Coast Big Rig Truck Show

  • Date: July 26 – 27, 2024
  • Location: 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
  • Description: Developed to honor the trucking industry, this event supports the Wounded Warriors Project, featuring awards, charity initiatives, and an indoor parade/convoy.

Midwest Classic

  • Date: August 2 – 3, 2024
  • Location: 505 W Fulton St, Oakland, NE 68045
  • Description: A truck show in Nebraska with a live concert, beer garden, fireworks, charity initiatives, and a Show N Shine, all free to the public.

Semi-Casual Truck Show

  • Date: August 23 – 24, 2024
  • Location: 752 Interstate Lane, Crossville, TN 38571
  • Description: A participant-judged show designed to be laid back and fun, this event is free to the public, featuring awards, fireworks, and a Show N Shine.

Big Iron Classic

  • Date: September 7 – 8, 2024
  • Location: MN-57, Kasson, MN 55944
  • Description: A show in Minnesota collecting toys for charity, showcasing new technology, and featuring truck pulls, among other events.

Truckers 4 Hope

  • Date: September 27 – 29, 2024
  • Location: 98 Racetrack Rd, Mill Hall, PA 17751
  • Description: A non-judged, three-day semi-truck show in Pennsylvania benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Research and Hope 4 Hayze.

Soza Memorial Truck Show

  • Date: September 27 – 29, 2024
  • Location: 900 N Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380
  • Description: An event in California, this show is dedicated to honoring lost loved ones and supports the Wounded Warriors Project through tractor pulls.

Monsters-Money Pits & Motorcycles

  • Date: October 24 – 27, 2024
  • Location: 3705 KY-1380 Greenville, KY
  • Description: A charitable event raising money for abused children and supporting veterans, featuring live music and a Show N Shine.

 2nd Annual Louisiana Truck Show

  • Date: November 1 – 3, 2024
  • Location: 210 Frog Festival Dr, Rayne, LA
  • Description: A three-day event with a diverse itinerary, including awards, a parade, live music, and a job/career fair.

No information is available for late November/December.

These truck shows promise excitement, camaraderie, and a showcase of the best in the trucking industry. Mark your calendars and join the festivities at a truck show near you!