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