Day Of The Dozer

In its 19th year ‘Illinois Day of the Dozer’ still giving kids the ultimate ride

On Saturday, September 9th kids will get the experience of a lifetime… a chance to see and ride heavy construction and farming equipment! 

The event runs from 10am to 4pm at the McLean County Fairgrounds in Bloomington.

In its 18 years, more than 12,000 kids have attended this one-of-a-kind event! On this day, the kids will be in the driver’s seat and actually drive dozers, excavators, and other heavy equipment with a professional operator at their side.

Additional farming, construction and Emergency vehicles will be on exhibit, plus the world’s largest sandbox and other kid friendly activities. Food, refreshments, and souvenirs will be available. It’s a great day for good dirty fun!

Tickets for kids are $6 in advance, and $7 at the gate. Admission includes souvenir ‘hard hat’. Purchase tickets in advance at: Hy-Vee Bloomington, The School Shop, and Stark Excavating. (Tickets not required for adults)

Proceeds will benefit the “Stay 4” Project; a local initiative designed to address the high school drop-out crisis and help low-income students that demonstrate the ability to succeed yet are at risk of dropping out. 

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