Six Consecutive Years Winning Pull of the Year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017!

Come see the POWER & feel the NOISE!

Join us for the 9th 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 12th and Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at the Big Bend Village Park.

Our mission is to bring our communities and families together by organizing events within the Village. 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!

Thank you for making 2018 another successful year!

We would like to first off thank all of our awesome volunteers, who put in many hours setting up, organizing, and working for this event. We could not run the Rumble without the volunteer help we get.  Thank you.
Secondly, a HUGE thank you to all of our extremely generous sponsors. We are truly humbled by the outpouring of generosity shown towards our community. This is not merely limited to financial generosity, but service, physical help, and other donations. Briefly we would like to add additional thanks to the following sponsors that went "above and beyond"..
Brian's Grading
Excel Glass
Ross' Grading
McCarthy Grain Farms
Dan Craig Farm
Tim Lekfield Farm
Gene's Getting it Cut
Express Care Walk in Clinic
Lastly, please keep an eye on our page here (as well as Facebook & Instagram) for pictures and videos. As soon as we receive them, we'll be posting them.
Thank you everyone for another fabulous year at Rumble by the River!!!

Please click on the PARKING tab, as we have changed some of the details. 

We are now offering "preferred" parking for $5 per vehicle in the park.  Both shuttle buses remain free at any of the shuttle points, although the drop off point has changed this year.

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. Howlin' Jay will be supplying the music. $10 for pre-registered vehicles or $12 at the door. Dash plaques & goody bags. Judging by spectators, participants, and sponsors.  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 1, 2018. 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 4:00-9:30pm. 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. 2018's event features The Crisis on Friday night, and Bella Cain on Saturday night.

Click here for ticket information

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

Children 10 & Under = Free!

Admission for Friday evening is free!

Click here for more ticket information


Two on site ATMs


We have some fantastic new merchandise this year

Need to make hotel reservations?
From Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th, 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, email us at, or visit our Sponsor page and download our Sponsor form through the link at the bottom of the page.

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.