Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® is an immersive experience with the opportunity to get behind the wheel of some of the largest machines the construction industry has to offer. Dozer Day® is also the perfect opportunity to connect with employers and learn about careers in the industry.

When is Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® Nebraksa is September 28 & 29, 2024. The event is open to the public from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Where is Dozer Day® held?

Dozer Day® Nebraska is held at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds (100 Main St, Springfield, NE 68059). 

If you’re looking for another Dozer Day® near you, please click here.

Who do I contact if I can’t find my e-tickets?

Dozer Day® Nebraska is a proud partner of Afton Tickets!

First, please search for “Afton Tickets” in your email inbox.

If nothing is found, you may contact for assistance in locating your e-tickets.

How do I get early admission tickets to Dozer Day®?

Sponsor! Our sponsors make Dozer Day® possible and we thank them by opening the event one hour early on both Saturday and Sunday (10:00 am) before the general public (11 AM). If you’re interested in this privilege, please visit our sponsors page to get involved.


PLEASE NOTE:  Everyone over the age of 2 must have a VIO (Very Important Operator) ticket to enter early.

Who needs a ticket for entry into Dozer Day® Nebraska?

EVERY GUEST NEEDS AN ENTRY TICKET. Children 2 years of age and under can enter for no-charge but we do request adding the no-charge ticket to your ticket purchase – it helps us to adequately track attendance. We appreciate your assistance in advance!

Who should attend Dozer Day®?

Dozer Day® Nebraksa is great for all ages!

Kids under 48 inches tall can hop into heavy construction equipment and operate machines guided by in-cab, experienced equipment operators.

For teens and adults – or kids over 48 inches tall – there are machines which can be operated solo. An experienced operator will be nearby to instruct, ensure safe operation, and answer any equipment-related questions.

In addition to big rigs, you’ll find activities for all ages such as the popular tire crawl, kids’ dig, skill contests, and sponsor giveaways.

Finally, many of the sponsors of Dozer Day® are actively recruiting for open positions in their companies. Attending Dozer Day® allows you to inquire directly with companies that understand the importance of investing in their community and employees.

Are Dozer Day® tickets refundable?

Tickets are NOT refundable or adjustable, but please be assured the donation benefits many great children’s charities. For a complete list of organizations that have benefitted from Dozer Day®, click here.

How much do Dozer Day® tickets and parking cost?

Pre-sale tickets for Dozer Day® are $15 for all guests over 2 years old.

Ticket prices increase to $18 if purchased on the day of the event.

Everyone 2 years old and older needs a ticket for entry. Tickets are valid for one entry only.

Parking prices TBA.

Are food options available at Dozer Day®?

Yes! We have a wide range of food and beverage vendors on-site during Dozer Day® Nebraska.

Are animals allowed at Dozer Day®?

Only government-recognized service animals are admitted for entry.

Can I volunteer to help at Dozer Day®?

Yes, we would be grateful to have you join the Dozer Day® Volunteer Team! Please visit our volunteer page for details.

Where did Dozer Day® start?

The first “Dozer Day” was held in Wisconsin hosted by Halquist Stone and benefited local schools. In 2008, the Nutter Family Foundation acquired the rights to Dozer Day® and trademarked the event. We now share Dozer Day® with partners throughout the United States. View locations.