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Iowa 80 Truckstop

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts Announced

04/02/2018

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce the musical acts who will take the stage to entertain attendees at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. “We are excited to announce these great headliners,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager. On Thursday,... Read More »

World’s Largest Truckstop Moves Forward With Massive Expansion and Remodel

10/31/2017

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has begun a $10 million expansion and remodel project that will add 23,000 square feet to its already 100,000 square foot main building. As soon as this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree concluded construction fence went up and the project... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Attendance Over 44,500

07/28/2017

ShareTrucks, Music & Family Fun! The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week with 44,523 drivers and their families as well as local residents during the 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Visitors came from 25 different... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week!

07/05/2017

ShareThe 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at The World’s Largest Truckstop. The 2017 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 175 exhibits, Trucker Olympics;... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Attendance Tops 43,000

07/19/2016

ShareTrucks, Exhibits, Pork Chops & Concerts! The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week with 43,233 drivers and their families as well as local residents during the 37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Visitors came from... Read More »

All Things Trucking Roll into Walcott Next Week

07/07/2016

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off next week on July 14th for three full days of all things trucking. The event will feature nearly 150 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout;... Read More »

Iowa 80 Kitchen Chef Competes on Food Network Show “Chopped”

03/01/2016

ShareJake Harbeck, chef at the Iowa 80 Kitchen, the full-service restaurant inside the World’s Largest Truckstop, is competing on the Food Network’s show Chopped:Truck Stop Stars.  The episode will feature four talented truck stop chefs who bring their renowned... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today!

07/09/2015

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be in full swing today at 10:00 AM for three full days of everything trucking. The event will feature nearly 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week

07/01/2015

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off next week on July 9th for three full days of everything trucking. The event will feature nearly 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout;... Read More »

High Energy Concert Line Up Booked for This Year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree

06/25/2015

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce its slate of five different performers who will take the stage to entertain attendees at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. “We have a fun, high energy line up this year,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants

12/17/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its first round of grants to local organizations from the recently established Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program. Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company established the fund through the Community... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop Listed as Coolest Truck Stop

10/10/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop, the World’s Largest Truckstop, located in Walcott, Iowa, was recently listed by Truckdriving Biz and one of the coolest truck stops. “This is a neat honor; especially in the year of our 50th Anniversary”, says Delia Moon Meier, owner... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Attracts Over 44,000 Trucks, Pork Chops, Cake and Concerts!

07/15/2014

Share  The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week with 44,360 drivers and their families as well as local residents during the 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Visitors came from 23 different states and Canada to display... Read More »

FREE Concert: John Anderson to Perform at Iowa 80 Tonight!

07/11/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Country Music Legend – John Anderson will be performing tonight, Friday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m.  The concert is being sponsored by Mobil Delvac™. “To best celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Walcott Truckers... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week

07/01/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off next week on July 10th for three full days of everything trucking. The event will feature nearly 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop... Read More »

Cake Boss to Create Masterpiece for Iowa 80 Truckstop 50th Anniversary

06/25/2014

ShareWhen you are the World’s Largest Truckstop, you have to find a bakery that is up to the challenge of making a truly amazing cake. Carlo’s Bake Shop of Hoboken, New Jersey accepted that challenge and is creating a masterpiece cake for Iowa 80 Truckstop’s... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants

06/23/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its first round of grants to local organizations from the recently established Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program. Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company established the fund through the Community... Read More »

Iowa 80 Kitchen to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Opening Day with Menu Prices from 1964

05/30/2014

ShareIowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014.  On that day, the restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from a special menu insert which features food... Read More »

Iowa Tourism Industry Announces Epic Iowa Road Trip

04/28/2014

ShareApril 25, 2014 (Des Moines, Iowa) — Beginning next week, a specially wrapped motorcoach will travel nearly 2,100 miles promoting more than 60 tourism destinations in 33 counties and 46 communities across the state in an Epic Iowa Road Trip. The effort, a... Read More »

Chris Janson Added to List of Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts

04/21/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Nashville recording artist and rising star Chris Janson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Thursday, July 10th at 7 p.m.  The concert is being sponsored by CAT Scale™. “Chris Janson is... Read More »

John Anderson in Concert at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 11th

03/10/2014

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Country Music Legend – John Anderson will be performing at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Friday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m.  The concert is being sponsored by Mobil Delvac™. “To best celebrate... Read More »

Happy Birthday Iowa 80!

01/06/2014

ShareThe World’s Largest Truckstop Celebrates 50 Years of Serving the Professional Driver   WALCOTT, IOWA —  Iowa 80 Truckstop began serving truckers out of a small white enamel building in 1964 before Interstate 80 was completely built.  Bill Moon,... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop Continues Funding SMART Boards for Walcott School

09/05/2013

ShareWALCOTT, IOWA — Iowa 80 Truckstop, The World’s Largest Truckstop, has awarded Walcott School a $3,250 grant to fund the installation of more SMART Boards in classrooms.  The grant was available as part of BP’s Fueling Communities Program.  As a... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants

07/30/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its second round of grants to local organizations from the Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program that was established last year. Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company established the fund through... Read More »

Thousands Attend Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts, Pork Chops and Lots of Trucks

07/17/2013

ShareThe World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week in a big way with The 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Held July 11-13, the event hosted nearly 40,000 drivers and their families as well as local residents.  Visitors came... Read More »