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Midwest Diesel Truck Show, BBQ & Vintage Camper Rally

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018


Vintage Camping Weekend will be held June 22-24. $25.00 will get you a weekend pass. BBQ Food Trucks, Diesel Truck Show, Model Truck Show, Truck & Tractor Pull. (all one event) If you want to sign up for the week-end. John Oxley will be glad to take your reservation. 765-499-7526.

Inaugural Midwest Diesel Truck Show, BBQ & Vintage Camper Rally

The action packed, three-day event is set to occur from Friday, June 22nd through Sunday, June 24th at the beautiful Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E. Votaw St., Portland. Admission and parking is free for spectators to come and enjoy the amazing diesel truck displays, along with the excellent competition offered at the truck & tractor pull. This event is composed of a mixture of fun opportunities to enjoy, including crafts to purchase and a scale truck show that is located in the Bubp Building.
Friday, June 22nd kicks off the event with Vintage Campers arriving to set-up their Camper displays from 4-9 PM. There is a fee of $25 per each vintage camper to set-up. BBQ Truck Vendors will be on-site from 4:30- 7 PM selling their tasty BBQ food menu items. Briskets & Butts BBQ Supply of Portland, IN. will be one of the featured BBQ vendors.
Saturday, June 23rd is loaded with great entertainment and fun for families to come out and enjoy. The Diesel Truck Show will begin at 9 AM and continue until 4 PM. Rally attendees will be able to purchase BBQ food items from the BBQ trucks on-site from 11 AM to 7 PM. Vintage Campers will be on display, along with vendors and a DJ playing some popular musical hits throughout the day.
The highlight of the Inaugural Midwest Diesel Truck Show, BBQ & Vintage Camper Rally is the 1st Annual Jay County Classic Truck & Tractor Pull, which is set to take place on Saturday, June 23rd at 6 PM. Spectators of the Truck & Tractor Pull can access the gates to the grandstands beginning at 3 PM. Spectator admission is free and there is a $10 entry fee for those who wish to access the pit area to get a closer view of the truck and tractor competitors. The Jay County Classic Truck & Tractor Pull features both stock and altered diesel & gas trucks, along with stock and altered farm tractors and American big block rail tractors.
Sunday, June 24th caps off the final day of the event, with the Vintage Campers on display, along with vendors offering their merchandise for sale beginning at 11 AM. The conclusion of this event is set to occur at 4 PM. Major event sponsors include Beck’s Seeds, Lutes Septic Services, Vore’s Welding & Steele, Inc. Other generous event sponsors are Dalton Concrete & Construction, Miles Lawn & Landscape Services, R&R RV Repair, Briskets & Butts BBQ Supply & Friends.

Schedule of Events:

– Friday –
4 PM to 9 PM
Vintage Campers arriving
4:30 PM to 7 PM
BBQ Vendor Open

– Saturday –
9 AM to 1 PM
Truck Show Registration ($10)
3 PM
Jay County Classic Truck & Tractor Pull
Gates Open (Spectators Admission FREE & Infield Pit Area is $10 Admission Fee)
4:30 PM
Jay County Classic Truck & Tractor Pull
Scales & Entries
6 PM
Jay County Classic Truck & Tractor Pull
Event Begins
4 PM
Truck Show Awards & Dash Plaques
11 AM to 7 PM
BBQ Vendor Open
All Day
Vintage Camper Displays & Vendors

– Sunday –
11 AM to 4 PM
Vintage Camper Displays & Vendors


June 22, 2018
June 24, 2018
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Jay County Vistor & Tourism Bureau
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Portland, IN 47371 United States + Google Map

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