Join us on April 20-21, 2024, for Dozer Day®! A weekend where kids operate real construction equipment like bulldozers, excavators, and more under expert guidance. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, obstacle courses, and first-responder vehicle exploration. Learn about construction careers, safety, and teamwork. Exciting activities for all ages are provided by our community partners. Mark your calendars for a fun and educational family experience.

Tickets: Purchase at the door! $13 and ages 2 and under free.
Parking: FREE
Quiet Hour: 10AM-11AM
Regular Event Hours: 11AM-3PM

NEW Addition! Quiet Hour
10 AM - 11 AM Each Day

Join us for a special addition to this year’s Dozer Day event: Quiet Hour! From 10 AM to 11 AM each day, we’re creating a calm and serene environment perfect for kiddos with special needs or those who get easily overstimulated. Take it slow, enjoy the fun, and make cherished memories together!

Volunteer at Dozer Day!

If our story inspires you, please consider joining us by becoming a sponsor and/or volunteer! Volunteer sign up will be available before the 2024 event.

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and will be provided a complete safety plan prior to the event. Volunteers are needed to:

  • Assist with welcoming guests and handing out swag items
  • Setup and take down of event decor
  • Operate equipment (experienced, professional operators only)
  • Flagging for slow-moving traffic

Thank You 2024 Dozer Day®: Yakima Partners!

AMR Ambulance

Big Top the Clown

Bricks 4 Kidz

Capital One

City of Yakima – Traffic/Street

CW Agricultural Museum

YSP Concessions

Department of Natural Resources

Foster First

HD Fowler Company

Pacific Power

Pacific Steel & Recycling

Renewal By Andersen

RJ’s Tire Pros & Auto Experts

Scouts BSA


Sweet Ice Eh!

Sweet Snack Attack

Tacos Don Chayo

Tim Lovelass Construction

Temptation Drinks

Uribe Tree Service

Washington Broadband

Western Materials

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office

Yakima Police Department

Yakima Regional Stormwater Group

YSD – Discovery Early Learning Center

Ziply Fiber

Central Washington Home Builders Association

CWHBA is committed to addressing workforce challenges by promoting residential construction trades.

Widespread labor and subcontractor shortages are affecting the industry. Meanwhile, the heavy student debt associated with traditional four-year paths has surged. We need to highlight construction jobs as valuable alternatives.

Discover how Technical Education can pave the way to a rewarding career HERE>.

Event Venue: State Fair Park

State Fair Park – Home of the Yakima Valley SunDome & Central Washington State Fair celebrates the Yakima Valley by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. State Fair Park is a self-funded 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.