Big Trucks Summer is back in full force

Updated June 05, 2023
Prepare for an exhilarating summer experience as Roseville's Utility Exploration Center (UEC) and the suite of utility services proudly presents the return of Big Trucks Summer! This thrilling event series will take place on June 8 and continue for the following three Thursdays, offering a fantastic opportunity to explore the captivating world of utility trucks.

Join us at Mahany Park in Roseville at 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd, from 9 to 11 a.m. to celebrate these massive machines that keep our city running smoothly. With live demonstrations, interactive games, and engaging activities, both kids and the young at heart will be captivated by the magic of utility trucks at work.

"This is a premiere event where we can showcase the fascinating world of utilities one truck at a time," says Melissa Kinsey, interpretive specialist at the UEC. "Throughout the years of Big Trucks Summer, one thing has remained constant: the unwavering love people have for our trucks and the incredible men and women who work to provide sound, stable utility service."

Each Thursday event will focus on a different aspect of Roseville's utilities, ensuring an up-close look and educational experience for everyone:

- June 8: Power up your curiosity and discover the wonders of the electric utility that powers Roseville.
- June 15: Make a splash with the water utility and dive into the world of reliable water services.
- June 22: Let's talk trash! Join our waste services utility and explore the fascinating waste management and recycling world.
- June 29: Take a journey through the intricate world of wastewater and learn how we keep those pipes flowing smoothly.

But that's not all! Big Trucks Summer allows you to go beyond observation. Step into the driver's seat and experience the thrill of commanding these behemoths of the road. Get hands-on with the controls, ask questions, and satisfy your inner truck enthusiast.

Additional details can be found at We hope to see you there!