Questions and Answers

When is Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® for 2024 is TBA.

Gates open at 10:00 am and close at 4:00 pm. Sponsors with “Very Important Operator” (VIO) tickets will be able to get in early at 9:00 am before the general public. If this special privilege interests you, please consider sponsoring Dozer Day® Middle Tennessee!

Where is Dozer Day® held?

If you’re looking for another Dozer Day® near you, please click here.

What is the ideal age for Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® has something for ALL ages! An adult must accompany any minors under 18 years of age. 

Kids under 12 years old (size permitting) get to hop into heavy, construction equipment and operate the machines guided by in-cab, experienced equipment operators.

In addition to big rigs, you’ll find awesome activities, fun contests, lots of sponsor giveaways, and, much more!

How much do Dozer Day® tickets and parking cost?

Pre-sale tickets for Dozer Day® are $10 for all guests over 2 years old.

Ticket prices increase to $20 if purchased on the day of the event.

Everyone 2 years old and older needs an entry ticket. Tickets are valid for one entry only.

Do adults need tickets for entry?

Yes, everyone 2 years and older need a ticket for entry. All proceeds from the event benefit community and nonprofit organizations throughout the area.

Who do I contact if I have issues purchasing or receiving tickets?

Please email our ticket service, Afton Tickets.

Can we get a grant for Dozer Day® tickets?

Children’s not-for-profit organizations may be eligible for free or reduced-price tickets.

Please email requests on non-profit letterhead along with IRS tax exempt documentation to 

Are Dozer Day® reservations refundable?

Tickets are NOT refundable or adjustable, but please be assured the donation benefits many great children’s charities.

Are food options available at Dozer Day®?

Yes! We have a wide range of food and beverage vendors on-site during Dozer Day®.

Are animals allowed at the event?

Only service animals are admitted for entry.

Who are the main sponsors for Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® is sponsored by many local businesses that are invested in our community. For information on becoming a sponsor or to see a detailed list of sponsors, please visit the sponsor page.

Can I volunteer to help at Dozer Day®?

Yes, we would be grateful to have you join the Dozer Day® Volunteer Team! Please visit our volunteer page for details.

Where did Dozer Day® Start?

The first “Dozer Day” was held in Wisconsin and hosted by Halquist Stone and benefited local schools. In 2008 the Nutter Foundation acquired the rights to Dozer Day® and trademarked the event. We now share Dozer Day® with partners throughout the United States. See our full list of Dozer Day® Event Partners here!