The 9th Annual North Iowa Tractor Ride, presented by Auto Edge of Mason City and hosted by North Iowa Broadcasting, is rolling through Delaware County this summer on their annual ride July 21st through the 23rd. The ride is a cooperative effort of three north Iowa radio stations (all sister stations of Mix 94.7 KMCH), including 98.7 KISS Country in Mason City, 103.7 The Fox in Mason City, and 95.1 The Bull in New Hampton.
The North Iowa Tractor Ride will kick off on Thursday, July 21st from The Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester, where pre-registered drivers will check in, unload their tractors, enjoy a meal and participate in a driver’s safety meeting.
Tractors will be parked on the fairgrounds starting on Thursday, July 21st, and will be on public display starting at 6:00 pm when the opening ceremony takes place. The ride will tour some of the most visited tourist sites in eastern Iowa, with over 200 tractors expected to take part.
The ride starts Friday morning, July 22nd in Manchester and will visit the Field of Dreams in Dyersville. The tractors will travel through New Vienna, Petersburg and Delhi, as well as Earlville and Delaware, before returning to the fairgrounds in Manchester.
On Saturday, July 23rd, the ride will travel north through Dundee to Strawberry Point for lunch, and then make its way through Backbone State Park. Riders will make a pit stop in Lamont for an afternoon break and drive through Masonville before returning to Manchester to end the ride.
Riders will be able to visit some of the area’s tourist attractions, including the National Farm Toy Museum, the Basillica of Dyersville and the state fish hatchery.
The 9th Annual North Iowa Tractor Ride presented by Auto Edge is sponsored in part by Auto Edge, Manufacturers Bank and Trust, Petro Blend, Wold Tire Service, Norsemen Trucking, Stellar Truck and Trailer, Young Construction, Holland Contracting, Titan Pro and Fox Auction Company.
For more information on the 9th Annual North Iowa Tractor Ride, please visit: www.northiowatractorride.com.