Fourth Annual Touch a Truck Event to Be Held May 11th, at Central Park in Palm Coast’s Town Center

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The City of Palm Coast is excited to announce the return of the highly anticipated Touch a Truck event, now in its fourth consecutive year. This family-friendly event will take place on May 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Town Center in Palm Coast. This year’s theme, “Connecting Our Worlds to the Future,” aims to provide our youth with an interactive and educational experience, allowing them to explore and engage with various equipment.

 

More than 75 vehicles from multiple agencies will be showcased, including:

 

  • City of Palm Coast Public Works, Stormwater, Utility, and Fire Departments
  • Flagler County Fire Rescue
  • Flagler County Sheriff’s Office
  • East Flagler Mosquito Control District
  • Florida Highway Patrol
  • Florida National Guard
  • And more

 

“This event is a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together and for our youth to learn and have fun,” said Public Works Workforce Data Analyst Benny Cope. “We invite all Palm Coast residents to join us for a day filled with excitement and exploration.”

 

The Touch a Truck event is FREE and offers entertainment for the whole family. Attendees of all ages will have the chance to not only touch but also hop right into the driver’s seat of various vehicles, including a dump truck, loader, pontoon excavator, signal bucket truck, fire ladder truck, SWAT vehicle, helicopter, and more!

 

To ensure a great experience for everyone, the first hour of the event will be designated as “horn-free” from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Additionally, Park Street, Lake Ave., and part of City Place will be closed for the event.

 

For more information, please contact City of Palm Coast Public Works Workforce Data Analyst Benny Cope at bcope@palmcoastgov.com. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to connect with the future while having a blast! We look forward to seeing you at the 4th Annual Touch a Truck event in Palm Coast.

 

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By Jeremy Jarvis

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