City Presents Award-Winning Tons of Trucks Event on Saturday, July 15

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City Presents Award-Winning Tons of Trucks Event on Saturday, July 15

For Immediate Release: July 5, 2017 

The City will host its third annual Tons of Trucks event on Saturday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chinquapin Park, 3210 King St. The event will take place rain or shine. 

All ages are invited to explore and get behind the wheel of more than 20 different vehicles from 7 City departments. Vehicles include a fire engine, sheriff car, front-end loader, dump truck, bucket truck, trash truck, sewer truck, vacuum truck, buses and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the staff who build, serve and protect the City of Alexandria and learn about the vehicles they use. Truck-themed activities include an art project with the City’s Mobile Art Lab, book readings, giveaways, photo opportunities and food truck vendors.

Parking is available at T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King St. and First Baptist Church, 2932 King St., and the fee to attend is $5 per person or $15 per family of four. To save time in line, tickets are available for advance online purchase until noon on Friday, July 14. Tickets can also be purchased upon entry.

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