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Antique Tractor Show

Aug 11th, 2023 - Aug 12th, 2023

The 2023 Antique Tractor Show at Discovery Park of America will be held Fri., Aug. 11-Sat., Aug. 12 for all tractor enthusiasts and guests to enjoy. During the show, participants from all over the United States load up their vintage and collectible tractors and bring them to display on the beautiful grounds of Discovery Park. Two premium antique tractors, 1940 Allis-Chalmers C and 1956 Farmall 350 will be auctioned off on Saturday. Bring the kids for pedal tractor races at the Ag Center both days at 12:00 PM. The event ends with the tractors lining up for a parade around the park at 3 p.m. on Saturday as guests line the road and cheer for their favorites.  Register on-site at the 2023 Antique Tractor Show.

Children are invited to visit the Simmons Bank Ag Center anytime between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to play on the pedal tractors sponsored by Tennessee Farm Bureau.

The popular tractor parade will take place on Saturday, August 12 at 3 p.m. when the tractors participating in the show drive around Discovery Park. The Antique Tractor Show will end following the parade, but Discovery Park will remain open for guests to continue exploring the museum and heritage park until 5 p.m.

This event is sponsored by First Choice Farm and Lawn.

Schedule of Events for Saturday, August 12

All events take place at The Settlement unless otherwise stated. 

10:30 a.m. Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Emalee and Brad Buttrey

11:30 a.m. The History of Fur Trapping

By Micah Seavers owner/founder of Seavers Beavers and WHOA (Walking Humbly Outdoor Adventures)

12:15 p.m. Performance by Mulberry Jam

The Settlement

1:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Show Auction

Settlement Pavillion

1:30 p.m. Community Jam Session led by Mulberry Jam

Learn more about the community jam session here.

This presentation is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

3:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Show Parade

Around the park

3:00 p.m. Woodworking Demonstrations

Discovery Park’s education team


Woodworking in the Cabin

The Settlement

Operation of the Forge

Mill Ridge

Birds of Prey with Reelfoot Lake

Regional History Gallery

Demonstrations of traditional skills and crafts including candle and soap making and spinning and weaving

The Settlement

Demonstrations of traditional skills and crafts including candle and soap making and spinning and weaving

The Settlement

Flintkapping demonstrations from the Reelfoot Area Flintknappers

The Settlement

Wildlife on Wheels to provide education on native and non-native wildlife found in Tenneessee

The Settlement

Tractors to be auctioned off on Saturday, August 12 at 1 p.m.

1940 Allis-Chalmers C
1940 Allis-Chalmers C
1956 Farmall 350
1956 Farmall 350