The North Iowa Tractor Ride, presented by MBT Bank and hosted by North Iowa Broadcasting, will head to northeast Iowa for its 11th annual ride, July 12th through the 14th, 2018. The ride is a cooperative effort of 3 north Iowa radio stations, including 98.7 KISS Country in Mason City, 103.7 The Fox in Mason City, and 95.1 The Bull in New Hampton.
The 2018 North Iowa Tractor Ride will kick off on Friday, July 13th from The Mighty Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco, Iowa with approximately 200 tractors participating.
Tractors will be parked on the fairgrounds starting on Thursday, July 12th, and will be on public display starting at 6:00pm when the opening ceremony takes place. The ride will tour some scenic areas of Northeast Iowa, and will stop at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Burr Oak.
The ride starts Friday morning, July 12th, in Cresco and will make stops in Lime Springs, head through the Old Roundhouse Days festivities in Elma for lunch and take an afternoon break at the Lutheran church in Jerico. On Saturday, the parade of tractors will stop in Ridgeway for a morning break then ride over the hills, around the curves and through the beautiful scenic Bluffton woods, make a stop at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Burr Oak for lunch, and finally wind its way down thru Kendallville to finish a spectacular 11th year at the always friendly and welcoming Mighty Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.
The North Iowa Tractor Ride presented by MBT Bank is sponsored in part by Manufacturers Bank and Trust, Bucks Recycling, Petro Blend, Hosmer Honda, Stellar Truck & Trailer, Holland Contracting, YC Commercial Roofing, Wold Tire Service and Fox Auction Company.