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Tons of Trucks Returns to Alexandria Saturday, Sept.9


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, Sept. 9, the city is hosting Tons of Trucks.

The popular event, in its seventh year, will feature trucks and vehicles that serve and protect Alexandria residents. Kids can get behind the wheel of their favorite.  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. Door prizes are available to participants who ride a DASH Bus or use Capital Bikeshare to get to the event. Visit for more information on alternative transit options.

The cost to attend is $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased before the event HERE or upon arrival.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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