Questions and Answers

Is Dozer Day continuing in light of COVID-19 restrictions?

Yes! Through meticulous collaboration with our great sponsors and the local state health department COVID-19 team, our Dozer Day event has been developed to ensure guests’ health and safety while still immersing families in an ultimate, real-life construction experience. 


When is Dozer Day?

Dozer Day will be on May 18th & 19th, 2024.  Hours are:
Saturday, May 18th – 9AM to 4PM (last ticket arrival is 2PM)
Sunday, May 19th – 9AM to 3PM (last ticket arrival is 1PM)


What will DOZER DAY 2024 be like?

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to feel like your family has landed right in the middle of an active construction site with real operating machinery. 

Dozer Day includes several zones of construction activities. That includes:

Several Kids Operator Zones where kids will be able to operate equipment. Dozers, excavators, cranes, oh my!

Construction Zone showing equipment live in-motion, and walk-thru cool, interactive construction experiences.

Laydown Yard with interactive activities, booths and games

Adult Operator Zone where adults can take a turn in the operator seat of heavy machinery

Not only is it a dream-come-true for kids (and fun for the whole family), the event also benefits local nonprofit organizations.


Are there reserved tickets for time slots this year?

You will purchase tickets this year with a reserved arrival time, however this year you can stay as long as you like! There is no end-time you need to leave by. 


How much does Dozer Day 2024 cost and where can I get tickets?

The purchase price is $12 for adults and kids over the age of 2. Kids under 2 years old are free. 

Where is Dozer Day held?

Dozer Day will again be at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup on the west side near the green gate. 

What to know before you go:

The following are prohibited during the Dozer Day event:
– Smoking and vaping
– Alcohol
– Pets (except ADA-compliant service animals)

What is the ideal age for Dozer Day?

Everyone from 1 to 101 years old will enjoy this unique opportunity to feel like your family car has landed right in the middle of an active construction site with real operating machinery. Public safety messaging, fun contests, sponsor giveaways and much more will be provided all within careful health/safety protocol.

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 reservations. Please send requests on your non-profit letterhead along with IRS tax exempt documentation to natasha@aminc.org.

Are Dozer Day reservations refundable?

Reservations are NOT refundable or adjustable, but please be assured the money benefits many great local organizations. If the event is cancelled, we will gladly refund all tickets.

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 the Sponsor page

Can I volunteer to help at Dozer Day?

Please check out our Volunteer page for any opportunities.

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 Dozer Day and trademarked the event. Dozer Day is now shared with partners throughout the United States.