Touch a Truck

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Tuesday 18 April 2023 10am to 3pm

Calling all families who want to get up close and personal with trucks, heavy machinery and all things motor at Touch a Truck.

A variety of machines will converge on Modbury’s Civic Park for this free school holiday event.

Other children’s entertainment will be on offer, as well as multiple food vendors to cater to all your snack, coffee and lunch needs.

A quiet hour will occur from 10am to 11am, when there will be no horns, sirens or loud music.

Registration or tickets are not required, just come along.


  • City of Tea Tree Gully fleet, including a street sweeper, front end loader and more
  • Emergency service appliances, including MFS, CFS, SAPOL and SES
  • Solo Resource Recovery garbage truck
  • Historic cars from the Bay to Birdwood
  • Outside Ideas landscaping vehicles
  • Australian Electric Vehicle Association of South Australia
  • Australian Army
  • SA Variety Bash
  • Oz-E Karts
  • Brazier Mobility 
  • And more!


  • Racing simulators
  • Pit stop challenge
  • Pedal karts 
  • And more!

Food Trucks

  • Spuds & More
  • Taco Cartel
  • Bao Plus
  • Golden Grove Lions Club
  • Mobile Coffee Bean




The event program, including the list of vehicles and activities, is subject to change.