Touch a Truck

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Touch a Truck logo rev2015-01What child doesn’t dream about getting behind the wheel of a fire truck, an ambulance, a bulldozer, or a tow truck? Touch a Truck makes this a reality! This unique, interactive event allows families to touch and learn about how a wide variety of businesses and vehicles protect, serve, invest in, and build our community.

The 5th Annual Touch a Truck will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm at Lakefront Airport (6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd.).

In addition to individual and family pack tickets, you can host your child’s birthday party at Touch a Truck! Click here for details and to make a reservation.

The previous Touch a Truck presented by Regions Bank on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Children’s Hospital State Street Campus in Uptown New Orleans.

Nearly 1900 people of all ages attended, and the event raised $32,000 for JLNO’s community projects that advance the wellbeing of women in Metropolitan New Orleans. Families thoroughly enjoyed the wide array of vehicles, food, beverages, and children’s activities

Sponsorship Opportunities

JLNO invites businesses to participate in our 5th Annual Touch a Truck. This opportunity allows you to:

  • Receive marketing and promotion before, during, and after the event
  • Interact with over 1,800 potential customers who attend the event
  • Highlight your business to over 2,300 influential local JLNO members
  • Gain exposure through JLNO social media and other communications

By providing a vehicle or piece of equipment, being a vendor, or sponsoring the event, you will earn a reputation as business that cares about our community. Your participation will mean increased funding for programs and volunteer efforts that Advance the Wellbeing of Women. This includes JLNO’s Diaper Bank which has most recently brought a significant amount of aid to those affected by South Louisiana flooding.

Participating vehicles or equipment available for lease and manned by at least one attendant can count half of their one-day rental fee toward a sponsorship level. Please review our Sponsor Levels and the Truck & Sponsor Form so that you maximize your positive community impact.

Businesses may also be vendors at the event or advertise in the event map. For more information, see the Vendor & Advertiser Form.

To participate in Touch a Truck, please complete the appropriate document and return it to us by February 15, 2017. This will ensure you are included in all print, social media, and day of event marketing opportunities.

For information about supporting Touch a Truck 2017, please email