Touch a Truck


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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This free, fun, hands on event allows you to touch, explore and get up close and personal with a variety of different vehicles. Explore some of your favourite trucks such as a fire truck, Zamboni, backhoe, dump truck and more! 

Touch a Truck is back for 2023!

Event Details:

  • Thursday May 25th, 2023
  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Robert N. Shelton Operations Centre – 1275 Maple Hill Court, Newmarket

More information: 

  •  Purchase a meal from one of our great local Food Trucks, which will be on-site during the event!
  • Quench Buggy will be on-site to help keep everyone hydrated with fresh, clean water – be sure to bring your Water Bottle!
  • FREE Ice Cream for everyone!
  • Please note: Parking is limited so, please carpool if possible!

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Newmarket Tractor Family sitting in van 

York Region Police ATV Child amazed by size of Tractor

Two children sitting inside front-loader Child wearing construction helmet sitting in a tractor

Photos from May 25, 2017 (photo credits Jason Wighton) 

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Photo from May 25 2016


For more information, please email [email protected] or call Customer Service at (905) 895-5193.

Support Newmarket's green initiatives by walking, carpooling, biking or taking the bus. 

For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation information for Town-run events, please call the PLAY Hotline 1-877-PLAY936, on the date of the event, two hours prior to the start time. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  ​

Photo & Video Release


Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners.