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Touch a Truck
Sunday, August 27th, 2023
Portland Exchange Fairgrounds
11:00am to 2:00pm
Horn Free from 11:00am-12:00pm 
This is a hands on event for kids to climb, touch and sit in vehicles including dump trucks, fire trucks, police cruisers, buses, ambulances, pay loaders and much more.

Admission is

$5 for Adults - $3 for Children

 and can be purchased at the gate.

Free Parking

 Hot Dogs, Ice Cream and Refreshments available for purchase.

If you have a vehicle that kids would enjoy sitting in please contact us at


For 2022, because of your support The Portland Exchange Club was able to make a $5000 donation to
The Hundred Club of Connecticut
Providing assistance to surviving spouse and children of those police and fireman that have died in the line of duty

2022 Vehicle Contributors

Butler Construction


Middletown Police Department

DRVN Enterprises

Glastonbury Vol. Ambulance

Al & Heidi Abbott

Middletown Post Office

Bill Hanna

Dick Lawton

Jeff Pandofi

Belltown Towing

Portland Fire Department

Portland Police Department

Portland Public Works

Thompson Landscape

M & J Bus Co.

RT Relocation

Batista (Dunkin Donuts)

Petzold's Marine

Hill Construction

All State Landscape

Custom Exterior Landscape 

2022 "Monster Truck" Sponsors


Daniels Energy


Law Office of George Law

Petzold's Marine Center

2022 "4 x 4" Sponsors

Disaster Restoration Service

The Flood Law Firm ~ Red Fox Restaurant

RT Relocation ~ Sharr Realty

2022 "Pickup" Truck Sponsors

All Waste ~ Bill's Auto Repair

Bryan & Holly McPherson

Colla Signs ~ Dave & Terry Gilbert

Don Valentas ~ Jamie & JoAnn Leonard

Jeanne Nuhfer - Edward Jones

Mimma Burke - State Farms Insurance

Portland Automotive

Snyder Civil Engineering

Thompson Landscape ~ Top Dog


"Best in Show"

Touch A Truck coordinator Jamie Leonard (r) presents Tom Sturtevant, owner of RT Relocation of Cheshire with the Best in Show award for 2 tractor trailers

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