Day of the Dozer is Back in 2022

Day of the Dozer is giving kids the ultimate ride and the experience of a lifetime as it returns to our calendars on Saturday, September 10th!

Day of the Dozer
Saturday, September 10th
10:00am – 4:00pm
McLean County Fairgrounds

In its 17 years, Day of the Dozer has had more than 11,000 kids attend this one-of-a-kind event to sit in the driver’s seat of dozers, excavators, and other heavy equipment with the professional operators by their side.

Other large equipment will be available for kids to explore at Day of the Dozer including farming, construction, and emergency vehicles plus the world’s largest sandbox and other kid friendly activities. Food, refreshments, and souvenirs will be available. It’s a great day for the kids to have good, dirty fun!

Tickets for kids at $6 in advance and $7 at the gate. Admission includes the souvenir Hard Hat! Purchase tickets in advance at: Hy-Vee in Bloomington, The School Shop, Iron Coyote Challenge Park, and Stark Excavating. Tickets can also be purchased online HERE. Tickets are not required for adults!

Proceeds from Day of the Dozer will benefit the “Stay 4” Project; a local initiative designed to address the high school drop-out crisis and help low-income students that demonstrate the ability to succeed yet are at risk of dropping out.

Major sponsors of Day of the Dozer include Stark Excavating, Finnigan Farms, WMBD-WYZZ TV, Core Construction, Dan Kniery-Berkshire Hathaway Realty, and Brandt Ag Products.