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

Join us for the 8th 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 13th and Saturday, July 14th, 2018 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!

The Big Bend Celebrations Committee would like to say
To all of our sponsors, volunteers, and of course the attendees
Thank you for making the 2017 Rumble by the River a HUGE success!

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 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 1, 2017. 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.

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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!

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Two on site ATMs


Need to make hotel reservations?
From Friday, July 13th to Sunday, July 15th, 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.