The year ahead is filled with truck shows and other trucking events

Updated Mar 3, 2023
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75 Chrome Shop Truck show in Wildwood, Florida
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The year ahead looks to be a busy one for the U.S. trucking industry and its drivers with a full slate of truck shows and other events on the calendar.

Here’s a roundup of those shows and other activities.

March 30-April 1: Mid-America Trucking Show. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Kentucky

April 4-6: ATA Safety Management Council (SMC) and Transportation Security Council (TSC) Safety, Security & Human Resources National Conference & Exhibition. Hilton, Minneapolis, Minnesota

April 14-15: Desert Diesel Nationals. Wild Horse Motorsport Park, Chandler, Arizona.

April 14-15: Swamp East Missouri Truck Show and Convoy. Sikeston Complex, Sikeston, Missouri.

April 28-29: 75 Chrome Shop Truck show, 75 Chrome Shop, Wildwood, Florida.

April 29-30: Truckin’ For Kids Show and Drags. Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, California.

May 5-6: Red Dirt showdown. Woodward County Event Center, Woodward, Oklahoma.

May 6: SoCal ATHS Antique Truck Show. Southern California Railway Museum. Perris, California.

May 11-13: Kenly 96 Petro 8th Annual East Coast Truckers Jamboree, Kenly, North Carolina.

Overhead photo of trucks at Mothers Day ConvoyMother's Day Convoy in Manheim, PennsylvaniaMay 14: Mother’s Day Make-A-Wish Convoy, Manheim Auto Auction, Manheim, Pennsylvania.

May 19-20: NorCal Diesel Nationals. Redding Motorsports Park, Redding, California.

May 19-20: Shine In The Pines Truck Show. Southern Pines Regional Park, Dublin, Georgia.

May 27-28: Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge, Onaway Speedway, Onaway, Michigan.

June 1-4: Wheel Jam Truck Show, South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron, South Dakota.

June 8-10: American Truck Historical Society Convention and Show, Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno, Nevada.

June 16-17: Antique Truck Club of America National Meet and Flea Market, Macungie Memorial Park, Macungie, Pennsylvania.

June 24-25: Ohio Vintage Truck Reunion, Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland, Ohio.

June 24-25: Texas Trucking show, NRG Center, Houston

June 30-July 1: Southern Idaho Truck Show, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer, Idaho.

July 13-15: Walcott Truckers Jamboree, Iowa 80 Truck Stop (I-80 exit 284), Walcott, Iowa

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July 21-22: Dirt Business Truck Show,  HD Equipment in Ground Mound, Iowa.

Black Mack truckVintage trucks will be on display at the ATCA annual show Father's Day weekend in Macungie, PennsylvaniaATCAJuly 21-22: Gear Jammer Truck Show, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Greenfield, Massachusetts.

July 21-22: Gulf Coast Big Rig Truck Show, Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Biloxi, Mississippi.

July 28-29: Big Sky Truck Fest, Yellowstone Drag Strip, Acton, Montana.

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

July 29-30: Pride In Your Ride, Seward County Fairgrounds, Seward, Nebraska

Aug. 4-5: Great Salt Lake Truck Show: Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah

Aug. 4-5: Semi Casual Truck Show, Fitzgerald USA, Crossville, Tennessee

Aug. 4-5: Midwest Class, Burt County Fairgrounds, Oakland, Nebraska.

Aug. 11-12: Waupun Truck-N-Show, The Waupun Community Center, Waupun, Wisconsin.

Aug. 16-19 ATA National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) National Step Van Driving Championships. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 25-26: Brooks Truck Show, Pacific Northwest Truck Museum, Brooks, Oregon.

Sept. 2-3: No Coast Large Cars Truck Show, Heritage Park, Forest City, Iowa 

Sept. 8-9: Big Iron Classic, Dodge County Fairgrounds, Kasson, Minnesota

Sept. 10-16: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Sept. 15-16: Busted Knuckle Truck Show, Held at Wilkins Oklahoma Truck Supply, Tonkawa, Oklahoma.

Sept. 15-17: Richard Crane Memorial, St. Ignace, Michigan.

Sept. 15-17: National Hot Rod Diesel World Finals,  Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas.

Sept. 17-21: ATA Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & National Technician Skills Competitions.  Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland.

Red truck with its hood openAn entry from the Big Iron Classic truck show at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Kasson, MinnesotaSept. 21-23: Guilty By Association Truck Show, 4 State Trucks, Joplin, Missouri.

Sept. 21-23: Joplin 44 Truckers Jamboree, Joplin 44 truck stop, Joplin, Missouri. 

Sept. 23: DMF Cancer Benefit Truck Show and Pull, Portage County Fairgrounds, Randolph, Ohio.

Sept. 29-30: Mayberry Truck Show, Bottomley Enterprises, Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Soza Memorial Truck Show, Stanislaus County Fairgrounds,  Turlock, California

Oct. 14-15 California Trucking Show, Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, California

Oct. 14-17: ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. Auston Convention Center, Austin, Texas.

Oct. 20-21: Draggin’ and Pullin’ In The Pines, Held at Pine Valley Raceway, Lufkin, Texas.

Oct. 20-22: Bobtail Apparel Truck Show, Dixon Fairgrounds, Dixon, California. 

The American Truck Historical Society’s various chapters hold their own shows throughout this year. You can find them on this calendar.