Press release: Antique Tractor Show at Discovery Park of America on August 4 and 5, 2023 to include tractor auction

Union City, Tenn. (July 13, 2023)Discovery Park of America has announced details for the return of the popular Antique Tractor Show for the seventh year. The event is sponsored by First Choice Farm and Lawn – Kubota and will be held on Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5, 2023 at Discovery Park of America.

New this year will be a live tractor auction on Saturday, August 5 at 1 p.m. Discovery Park will be auctioning off two tractors from its collection: 1940 Allis-Chalmers C and 1956 Farmall 350. The minimum bid on each is $1,000.

“Each year we are amazed at the number of incredible tractors that show up for our tractor show,” said Karl Johnson, a director at the park and one of the organizers of the event. “It’s also one of our more popular events, and attendance has grown each year as people tell their friends and family members about it.”

Organizers worked with regional tractor clubs on some of the details of the event.

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.

Sponsor First Choice Farm and Law will showcase a variety of the latest tractors and mowers in front of the Simmons Bank Ag Center.

The popular tractor parade will take place on Saturday, August 5 at 2 p.m. when the tractors participating in the show parade 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.

Anyone who has an antique tractor they would like to display should take it to Discovery Park on Thursday, August 3 from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, August 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturday, August 5 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. to have it displayed in the show. Everyone who enters a tractor for display will also receive two free passes to Discovery Park.