Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur

  • October 7, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 am–4:00 pm
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE 19807
Contact: 800.448.3883
Admission: Members free. Included with general admission, $5-$20. Rain or shine event.

Join us for the 6th Annual Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur—a fun day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your family. Explore tractors, modern farm vehicles, and the Winterthur fire trucks. Enjoy a hayride, arts and crafts, and more!

Discover 30 tractors and other pieces of estate equipment.

  • Hop onto one of the original Winterthur farm trucks and see how a modern backhoe and crane work. Feel free to take pictures and ask our knowledgeable staff and volunteers questions.
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  • Learn about the Winterthur Fire Department!
     
  • Meet our firefighters and put out a “fire” with our pumper truck. Hop aboard the fire truck and try on real “turnout gear.”
     
  • Enjoy a hotdog, pretzels, and ice cream!
     
  • Take a hayride through the estate!
     
  • Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and changing leaves.
     
  • Climb a tree!
     
  • Put on a safety harness and climb a tree, just like a real arborist.
     
  • Get creative with farm- and tractor-related crafts.
     
  • Look for helmets, badges, and coloring book giveaways.

Proceeds support the Winterthur Fire Department.

(Image: 2016 Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest Winner, Chris Perscky)


     

 

     
Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur
  • 5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
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Join us for the 6th Annual Truck and Tractor Day at Winterthur—a fun day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your family. Explore tractors, modern farm