Touch a Truck

2023 Touch a Truck

Touch a Truck is a free, annual event where kids, teachers, and families can see and touch approximately two dozen types of vehicles. 

The 2023 event will be on Friday, September 15 at Barkley Regional Airport from 9 until 11 a.m. Vehicles typically participating at Touch a Truck include a helicopter, fire truck, ambulance, tow truck, concrete mixer, dump truck, garbage truck, trolley, and police car. Participants also get to meet the people who operate the vehicles on a daily basis. 

Individuals or businesses interested in bringing a vehicle to Touch a Truck should contact Paducah Parks & Recreation. School and church groups are asked to pre-register by contacting Parks. Individuals do not need to pre-register. Bus and public parking will be available.

If you have a question, contact Parks and Recreation at 270-444-8508.

The Kentucky Recreation & Park Society recognized Touch a Truck with the Outstanding Program Award in 2013. 

Watch a 3-minute video of the 2014 Touch a Truck event below.