ALEXANDRIA, VA – Kids love trucks. They can go on for days about seeing one up close. So there’s no question they will be excited about an event happening in Alexandria in a few weeks. On Saturday, Oct. 15, the city is hosting Tons of Trucks.
The popular event, in its sixth year, will feature a sheriff’s car, excavator, trash truck, bucket truck, marked police car, Mobile Art Lab, buses, and snow plow. Attendees will get a chance to meet the people who drive and service these vehicles. That’s not all. Kids can pose for pictures with the trucks and make truck-themed art.
Tons of Trucks takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chinquapin Park (3210 King St). Parking is available at Alexandria City High School (3330 King St). DASH will be providing service as well.
The cost to attend is $5 per person or $15 for a family of four.
Tickets can be purchased before the event at alexandriava.gov/rpca/tons-of-trucks. Online sales close at 5 p.m. the day before the event. Tickets can also be purchased upon entry to the event. But to avoid lines, the city recommends buying ahead of time.