EATON — Downtown Eaton Inc. will host Eaton TruckFest 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25, and the group hopes to showcase all sorts of trucks: work trucks, classic trucks, semi tractors and more. The event is sure to delight truck afficionados of all ages.
“If it’s lifted, lowered, shines, works or plays, and it’s a truck, bring it to Eaton TruckFest,” organizers said in a recent press release.
Everyone is invited to show up and show off their favorite trucks. Awards will be presented in categories including Best Commercial Work Truck, Best Semi Tractor (tractors only, no trailers,) Best Full-size Non-commercial (1/2 ton or bigger,) Best Compact Non-commercial (under ½ ton,) Best SUV, Best Classic (1990 or older) and a fan-voted “People’s Choice” award.
The show runs from 2-8 p.m., at Main and Barron Streets in Eaton. There will be food vendors available, and live music from the Appalachian Outlaws and the FlatOut Band.
Sponsors for TruckFest 2021 include Skyline Chili, Small Town Diesel Performance, Outlaw Auto Detailing, The Gypsy Mug, Roselius Insurance, The Cordial Cork, Montgomery Lawn & Landscape, LCNB, Bushrod Brew Works, Wings Etc, Preble County Ace Hardware, and McDonald’s.
DEI also thanks ProGrade Excavating for providing the entertainment stage, and the City of Eaton’s team for its support.
There will be several raffles available, including a 50/50 with proceeds going to the Preble County YWCA’s women’s Domestic Violence Shelter, and an assortment of prize-filled buckets with contents valued up to $300 with proceeds benefiting DEI’s efforts to continue to bring great events and revitalization to Downtown Eaton.
Prizes and awards will be announced at 8 p.m.