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Wheel Jam Packed with Events






SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


NEWS RELEASE

 




For Immediate Release: May 24, 2018

 

Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605.353.7340

 

 

Wheel Jam Packed with Events

 

HURON, S.D. – The 15th Annual Wheel Jam will be held May 31 – June 3 at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron.

 

Wheel Jam hosts the Wheel Jam Truck Show, car show, motorcycle show, Make it Mine Show ‘n Shine and Pick Up Party, the Original SD BBQ Championships and two nights of stock car racing featuring the Iverson’s Late Model Challenge and the Prostrollo Motors Challenge Cup.

 

“Wheel Jam is three big days, three big shows and thousands of wheels,” said State Fair manager Peggy Besch. “Come check out the car, truck and motorcycle shows, as well as numerous other events. Wheel Jam offers free event admission. It’s a weekend you don’t want to miss.”

 

Throughout the three days, there will also be activities specifically geared toward trucks, cars or motorcycles. Activities include the truck show light show, poker run, biker games, parade, vendors, audio sound competition and classic car auction. Thomas Carnival and a kayak pond will be set up for kids of all ages to enjoy.

 

Wheel Jam also features live musical entertainment. On Friday, the Weston Frank Band and Jerry Scheckle and the Midnight Ramblers will be playing on the 18 Wheel Stage at the Wheel Jam Truck Show. Also taking place on Friday is the Big Jim Jam Fest featuring the Black Water Band and Shades of Air. ZZ3 and Dustin Evans and the Good Times Band will perform Saturday night on the Freedom Stage. Leland Harding III will play on Sunday morning as cars and motorcycles register.

 

Camping is available at Wheel Jam and is $25 per night. For more event details and a full schedule of events, check out www.wheeljam.com

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, preserve and improve this industry for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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