Awarded Pull of the Year 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015!

Join us for the 7th Annual Rumble by the River Truck and Tractor Pull! The event is presented by the Village of Big Bend Celebrations Committee and will be held on Friday, July 7th and Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at the Big Bend Village Park.

Our mission is to bring our communities and families together by organizing events in the Village Park. The committee will focus on providing a safe, friendly atmosphere and enhancing the beauty of our park for generations to come. Volunteers and new members welcome!

Please look at parking in one of our remote lots shown on our "Parking Page". We offer complimentary shuttle service from 4PM - midnight on Saturday.

Rumble By The River is a proud sponsor of the Waukesha County Veterans Association.

The highlights of the event include:

Classic Car Show
Our classic car and truck show will be held on Friday evening. Captain Bob from Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio will be supplying the music. $10 for pre-registered vehicles or $12 at the door. Dash plaques & goody bags. Judging by spectators, participants & sponsors. To see pictures from last year's show, please click this link 2015 Show Pictures. For more information contact Dana at 414-750-7503.
Click here for the pre-registration form.
We must receive the pre-registration form no later than July 5, 2016. All money is due the day of the show. If pre-registration was sent and not received, you will have to pay and we will return your check uncashed once received. Thank you for your cooperation.

Truck and Tractor Pull
The world's heaviest motorsport starts Saturday at 5:00pm. Gas & Diesel 4X4 Trucks and Light, Heavy, and Modified Tractors will take to the track for great family fun and entertainment. Circuit - Midwest Tractor and Truck Pull Association. More info on our truck and tractor classes and rules.

Friday Night Fish Fry
Enjoy the Big Bend Fire Department's World Famous Fish Fry on Friday evening from 4:00-10:00pm. Dinner includes side options such as french fries and coleslaw. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available. Beverages will include beer and soda.

Live Music
Rumble by the River features great live music by local bands. 2016's event features Alter Ego on Friday night, and The Toys and Stetsin and Lace on Saturday. Check back to find out who will be playing at 2017's Rumble.

Kids Dash for Cash (Sponsored by Citizens Bank)
An activity for children 10 and under that involves searching through sawdust for coins, candy, and other prizes.

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Truck and Tractor Pull Featured Contestants

High-Hitchin' Pullers
The High-Hitchin' Pullers will start off the pulling on Saturday at 2:00pm. Check out their website for more information on this group. We are excited to see them pull in competition!

For a complete schedule of events, see our Rumble By The River Schedule.

Admission for Saturday:
* for the beer tent, music tent, and truck and tractor pull

Adults & Teen = $10.00 (at the gate)
* $8.00 if purchased in advance

Children 12 & Under = Free!

Admission for Friday evening is free!

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Need to make hotel reservations?
From Friday, July 7th to Sunday, July 9th, the Holiday Inn Express in New Berlin is offering a discounted rate of $134 + tax per night. To receive this rate, please contact Laura in Sales directly at 262-787-0700.
Holiday Inn Express New Berlin

Would you like to be a part of Rumble by the River?

Become a sponsor
For more information, please call the Big Bend Village Hall at (262) 662-2747 or email us at

We need volunteers!
If you would like to volunteer at this event, please click this button
Sign Up Now!
or, fill out our Volunteer Form and return it to the Big Bend Village Hall.