Marshall Watego's Optimus Prime truck will be at the Lowood truck show again.
Marshall Watego's Optimus Prime truck will be at the Lowood truck show again. Carly Morrissey

Lowood truck show

IF YOU'RE looking for something to do on the weekend of August 27, then the Lowood truck show might be one to look into.

Held at the Lowood Showgrounds in Queensland the event attracts trucks, hot cars and bikes.

Organiser Rob Liston said this year the event would raise money for Buy A Bale.

He said the reason was to honour late Mayor Steve Jones who supported the charity heavily which gives back to farmers.

Mr Liston said the truckies would get a boost too as they have to transport all the hay.

The show kicks off with a street parade at 11am which will see all the cars, bikes and trucks leave the back of the showgrounds and drive through town.

"Then the fun begins," Mr Liston said.

From there you can expect some cool music and hot dancers.

On the day there will be a DJ, Stan Glennie from the Sunshine Coast will perform and one of the major sponsors, the Breakaway Rock 'n' Roll dancers will get on stage and rock around.

You can grab a bargain at the trade and market stalls, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the bar.

There's also goodies up for grabs, Thorough Clean, the show's major sponsor has donated a $5700 gurney which will be raffled off with a bunch of other items.

There will also be an auction, and all up at least $10,000 worth of gear will be available with money raised going to charity.

For the kids there will be a jumping castle and face painting.

For the truck show entrants there's 35 trophies up for grabs on the day between the cars, bikes and trucks and no cost to enter the competition, just a donation on the day.

Where: Lowood Showgrounds

When: August 27 from 11am

Cost: Free (donation to charity would be welcome)

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