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What is DOZER DAY?

Dozer Day is like going to a fair only our rides are real heavy construction equipment. Kids hop in the driver's seat and actually drive dozers, excavators and other heavy equipment with a professional operator at their side. Not only is it a dream-come-true for kids (and fun for the whole family), the event also benefits many children's charities.

When is Dozer Day?

Dozer Day Seattle will be held June 2nd 3rd. We also have VIO "Very Important Operator" time available for sponsors only before gates open to the public. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, click here.

How much does Dozer Day cost and where can I get tickets?

Admission is $8 for children (ages 2 - 12) and seniors (60+), $10 for adults and free for those under 2 years old. Tickets on the day of the event are $11 for kids and seniors and $13 for adults. Once admission is paid, the cost of most activities inside the event are free, including equipment rides.

What does the fairgrounds charge for parking?

The fairgrounds charges $5.00 to park and only accepts cash.

Where will Dozer Day be held this year?

Dozer Day® Seattle will be at the Washington State Fair Events Center 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371 We are on the west side of the fairgrounds, near the GREEN GATE.

What is the ideal age for Dozer Day?

Dozer Day has activities for kids of all ages. When it comes to the construction equipment the younger kids get more help from the operators then the older ones.

Can the ticket I purchased be used either day?

Dozer Daytickets can be used either day but in order to attend two days you will need two tickets. You need one ticket per day/per person.

Can we get a grant for Dozer Day tickets?

If you are a children’s not-for-profit organization you may be eligible for free or reduced-price tickets. Visit the Grants page to download a grant application.

Are Dozer Day tickets refundable?

Tickets are not refundable but the money does go to many great charities.

Who are the main sponsors for Dozer Day?

Dozer Day is sponsored by many local businesses who are vested in their community. For information on becoming a sponsor or to see a detailed list of sponsors visit: Dozer Day Sponsorship Opportunities

Can I volunteer to help at Dozer Day?

Volunteers are always needed and appreciated! For more information, please go to the Volunteer Page.

Are animals and/or smoking allowed at Dozer Day?

No pets are allowed unless they are registered service animals and please, no smoking.

Where did Dozer Day Start?

The first "Dozer Day" was held in Wisconsin hosted by Halquist Stone and benefited local schools. The Nutter Foundation acquired the rights to the Dozer Day trademarks and event, so that now Dozer Day can grow throughout the United States. The National Utility Contractors of Washington sponsor Dozer Day at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.