October 5, 2015

Experience AZ

‘Touch a Truck’ event returns to Westgate

Kids and adults of all ages are invited to Westgate Entertainment District to experience industrial trucks firsthand at the Empire Cat “Touch a Truck” event.

In conjunction with Glendale Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, the highly anticipated event drew over 4,000 attendees last year, and promises to be even more popular this time around. Truck lovers and tiny tots alike are encouraged to explore these giant vehicles and get a look into the controls and operations from the driver’s point-of-view.


  • The Empire Cat “Touch a Truck” at Westgate Entertainment District
  • Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
  • Hosted at the east parking lot from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Explore a stretch limousine, tow trucks, fire trucks, dump trucks, commercial bucket loaders, sanitation vehicles, backhoes and 18-wheelers.
  • Special activities for children include inflatables, a sand play area, a miniature roadway with toy vehicles and The Big Dig where children can try their hand at scooping sand with a contraption that works like a backhoe.
  • Live equipment demonstrations.
  • Free and open to the public.