Clay County hosts ‘Touch a Truck’ event at fairgrounds Saturday

Clay County Touch A Truck event (WJXT)

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. – Clay County will be holding a free community “Touch a Truck” event Saturday at the Clay County Fairgrounds, including a two-hour “quiet” version for sensory-sensitive visitors before the lights and sirens get turned on at 11 a.m.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds at 2497 State Road 16 West in Green Cove Springs, FL 32043.

Quiet hours will be from 9-11 a.m. Lights and sirens will be on from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature municipal, county, and state vehicles and equipment on display for families to get up close and personal with.

Visitors will have hands-on access to fire trucks, ambulances, cranes, a helicopter, and much more!

First responders and equipment operators will be there to answer questions and showcase how the vehicles are used every day in the community.

There will also be a free kids activity zone with water slides, bounce houses, bungee jumping, and a rock-climbing wall. Food trucks will provide kid-friendly meals for purchase.

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A Jacksonville native and proud University of North Florida alum, Francine Frazier has been with News4Jax since 2014 after spending nine years at The Florida Times-Union.