Marshalltown Mall’s 6th Annual Great Tractor Ride on August 26th


While farm tractors are now busy out in the fields, it’s time to make plans to show off your vintage tractor around town!

The 6th Annual Great Tractor Ride, sponsored by Marshalltown Mall, is slated for Saturday, August 26, 2017. Registration for the antique tractors will begin at 8:00 a.m. on August 26th, with the Ride beginning at 10:00 a.m. There is not a fee to participate in the Great Tractor Ride, just make sure your tractor can maintain a speed of at least 10 miles-per-hour. The public is encouraged to help send the tractors on their way from the parking lot at Marshalltown Mall. In cooperation with the Marshalltown Police Department, the route for this year’s ride will be will again take the tractors past area nursing home facilities as well as around the Iowa Veteran’s Home. (please see attached map of the route). This is the same route that was utilized for the 2015 and 2016 Tractor Rides, which proved to be a great route for tractor drivers and spectators alike. The 6th Annual Great Tractor Ride is again being sponsored by Iowa’s Best Country, KIX 101.1, with Waylon Stahd leading this year’s Ride.

(Photos from the Marshalltown Mall’s 5th annual Great Tractor Ride)

The parade is expected to return to Marshall Town Center around Noon, with the tractors remaining on display until approximately 2:00 p.m.

As in previous years, lunch consisting of pork sandwiches, will be available, prepared by the Marshall County Pork Producers. All proceeds from the sale of the pork sandwiches will benefit the Marshalltown Area United Way.

Joining KIX 101.1 as partners in the Great Tractor Ride are Arby’s, Coca-Cola, Kwik Star, and Van Wall Equipment. Marshalltown Police Department’s antique squad car will also be guiding the tractor drivers around town.

For more information on the Antique Tractor Ride, how to become a part of the parade, or to sign up to sell die-cast toys and related merchandise, contact the Marshalltown Mall Management Office at (641) 752-6200 or via email at

Marshalltown Mall, managed and leased by The Lerner Company, is home to Hobby Lobby, Younkers, JCPenney, Bath & Body Works, Christopher & Banks, Plaza 9 Theatres, Mama DiGrado’s, Shoe Sensation, Sports Page, Riddle’s Jewelry and other specialty stores. The mall is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Marshalltown Mall is conveniently located on US Hwy 14/South Center Street in Marshalltown, IA.

Download a PDF of the map here!

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