July Calendar: Walcott Jamboree expects 40,000 attendees

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Custom trucks compete in the Super Truck Beauty Contest each year at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree.Custom trucks compete in the Super Truck Beauty Contest each year at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree.

The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will take over the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott, Iowa, July 13-15. The truck show started in 1979 and has become a yearly favorite in the trucking community. This year 44,000 people are expected to attend the jamboree.

The jamboree will have over 175 exhibits, the Super Trucks Beauty Contest, an antique truck display, carnival games, live country music from Mary Sarah, Collin Raye and Tony Justice, firework and a pork chop cookout.

Admission is free and free parking will be available. The concerts are also free and no ticket is needed.

Here’s what’s coming up in July: 

July 4: ATHS Ozark 4 State Chapter Parade in Marshfield, Missouri

July 7-9: ATHS Buckeye Vintage Haulers and Central Ohio Truck Show at Harrison Township Complex in Outville, Ohio

July 8: ATHS Northwest Chapter 22nd Annual Truck Show at Grays Harbor Fair and Event Center in Elma, Washington

July 8: ATHS Ozark 4 State Truck Show at Hangar Cafe in Miller, Missouri

July 8-9: ATHS Long Island Chapter 16th Annual Antique Classic and Working Truck Show at Long Island Antique Power Association Show Grounds in Riverhead, New York

July 9: Central NY Chapter Truck Show at Longbranch Park in Liverpool, New York

July 9: South Lake County Historical Agricultural Society Truck Show in Crown Point, Indiana

July 13-15: Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott, Iowa

July 14-15: Manton Truck Show at Manton Station Park in Manton, Michigan

July 15: Truck Function in Junction at Junction City High School in Junction, Oregon

July 15: ATHS Palouse Chapter Truck Show in Bovill, Idaho

July 15: ATHS Central Coast Chapter Cooler Antique Truck Show at Nipoma High School in Nipoma, California

July 15: ATHS Steel Valleys Chapter Truck Show at Kenworth of Pennsylvania in New Stanton, Pennsylvania

July 15-16: The Great Valley Exposition at Lowrey Farms in Rome, Georgia

July 15-16: ATHS Vancouver Island Chapter Antique Truck Show at BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan, British Columbia

July 15-18: Antique Truck and Tractor and Farm Show at Watermans Lions Club Park in Waterman, Illinois

July 16: ATCA Uncle Sam Chapter 14th Annual Antique Truck Show at Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, New York

July 16: ATHS Upper Delaware Valley Antique Truck Show at Wayne County Fair Grounds in Honesdale, Pennsylvania

July 21-22: ATCA Keystone Truck and Machinery Show at Morrison Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania

July 21-23: Cache Creek Working Truck Show at Cache Creek Recreational Park in Cache Creek, British Columbia

July 22: Class 8 on the Lake at Indian Creek Resort in Geneva on the Lake, Ohio

July 22-23: Owls Head Truck and Tractor Show at Owls Head Transportation Museum in Owls Head, Maine

July 22-23: Fifth Annual Keystone Diesel Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pennsylvania

July 28-29: ATHS Bluegrass Chapter Antique and Working Truck Show at Legion Park in Paris, Kentucky

July 28-30: Top Gun Large Car Shootout at Rantoul National Aviation Center in Rantoul, Illinois

July 28-30: Badger State Truck Show in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

July 29: Cars and Coffee at Gateway Classic Cars in O’Fallon, Illinois