Touch a Truck


Municipal Office

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

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As the Province of Ontario carries out its reopening plan, the Town of Newmarket continues to take a slow and cautious approach with the health and safety of our community our top priority. 

As a result, unfortunately we have made the difficult decision to cancel Touch a Truck 2021. 

We will continue to monitor the changing COVID-19 landscape, seek guidance from the Province of Ontario and assess each reopening phase carefully. 

Please continue to check back for information regarding Touch a Truck 2022. 


Location: Operations Centre (1275 Maple Hill Court)

Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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! ​

A complimentary BBQ with beverages will be provided. Sponsored by Vince's Market

Sponsored by:

     Sponsored by Rice Group            Sponsored by Vinces MarketSponsored by Cobs Fresh Bread

     Sponsored by RoyalCrest Paving                      Sponsored by WolfPack Packaging inc.        

                 Sponsored by Envi                       Sponsored by Battlefield CAT Rental

Touch a Truck Parking Map

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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 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.  ​

Thank you to all of our 2019 vehicle providers: 

Abrams Towing 

ArborTech Tree Services

Battlefield Equipment

Braywood Services

Canadian Armed Forces - The Queen's York Rangers 

Central York Fire Services

C Valley Paving Ltd. 


Green for Life (GFL)

GO Transit 

Kitching & Sons

Newmarket Hydro

Region of York

SVP Sports - OPM

Sinton School Bus

St. John's Ambulance

Turf Care Products Canada

VIVA Next 

Weller Tree Services

York Region Equipment

York Region Paramedic Services

York Regional Police (YRP)

York Region Transit (YRT)

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.