On April 27, Big Truck Day to be held at CoolToday Park in South County

Families and individuals invited to enjoy variety of activities

Image courtesy Sarasota County

On Saturday, April 27, big trucks will be rolling through CoolToday Park in Wellen Park for the 28th annual Big Truck Day, Sarasota County staff has announced.

The event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a news release notes.

“Families and individuals of all ages are invited to honk horns, pull levers and take a closer, interactive look at more than 40 big trucks, specialty equipment and heavy machines,” the release says.

Additionally, guests will be able to enjoy a craft area, pedal cars, inflatables and hands-on learning activities in partnership with Suncoast Remake Learning Days, the release points out. Tours of CoolToday Park will be available, as well, the release says, along with a Sensory Area hosted by the T-REC Program of Sarasota County.

This year’s event is hosted by the Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department and the Atlanta Braves, who conduct Spring Training at CoolToday Park.

Food will be available for purchase, the release adds.

CoolToday Park is located at 18800 S. West Villages Parkway in Venice.

For more information, call 311 or visit scgov.net.

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