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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 »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today!

07/12/2013

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 »

Blackberry Smoke to Perform July 12 at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

07/12/2013

ShareBlackberry Smoke will be performing July 12 at 7:00 PM at the 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  The concert is being sponsored by Mobil Delvac™ and is free admission. “The team behind Mobil Delvac is thrilled to be able to bring Blackberry Smoke... Read More »

Blackberry Smoke to Perform July 12, 2013 at Walcott Truckers Jamboree.

07/12/2013

ShareBlackberry Smoke will be performing at 7:00 PM on July 12, 2013 at the 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Read More →

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week

07/08/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off on July 11th 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; Trucker... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off This Week

07/08/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop’s 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off on July 11th 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; Trucker... Read More »

World’s Largest Truckstop to Host Fuel Stop for Famous Antique Car Rally on Sunday

06/17/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has been selected as a fuel stop for the Hemming’s Motor News Great Race, a cross country road rally of antique cars.  Nearly 100 racers will be fueling at Iowa 80 Truckstop on Sunday, June 23rd between 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.  The community... Read More »

World’s Largest Truckstop to Host Fuel Stop for Famous Antique Car Rally on Sunday

06/17/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has been selected as a fuel stop for the Hemming’s Motor News Great Race, a cross country road rally of antique cars.  Read More →

World’s Largest Truckstop to Host Fuel Stop for Famous Antique Car Rally

06/17/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has been selected as a fuel stop for the Hemming’s Motor News Great Race, a cross country road rally of antique cars.  Read More →

Miss USA Stops in at World’s Largest Truckstop

05/29/2013

ShareVisitors to Iowa 80 Truckstop this morning were greeted by Miss USA Nana Meriwether.  Ms. Meriwether is in the Quad Cities to promote health and wellness and stopped to tour the World’s Largest Truckstop. “Ms. Meriwether was so gracious and stopped to... Read More »

Iowa 80 Truckstop Nominated as 8th Wonder of the World

05/29/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has been nominated by the Quad Cities Convention and Visitor’s Bureau as the 8th Wonder of the World in Virtual Tourist’s current online contest.  Voting is open until September 30th.  Entries have been received from all over the world. ... Read More »

Lindsay Lawler to Perform at Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 11th.

05/24/2013

ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Lindsay Lawler will be performing at the 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 11th at 7 p.m. The concert is being sponsored by CAT Scale™. “Lindsay is no stranger to trucking. She is the spokesperson for... Read More »

Blackberry Smoke to Perform at Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 12th.

04/19/2013

ShareWALCOTT, IOWA —   Iowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Blackberry Smoke will be performing at the 34th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 12th at 7 p.m.  The concert is being sponsored by Mobil Delvac™. “The team behind Mobil Delvac... Read More »