World Ag Expo 2017 gearing up for 50th year
The World Ag Expo opens Tuesday at the International Agri-Center in Tulare.
The annual event features more than 1,400 exhibitors displaying the latest in farm equipment and technology. More than 100,000 people are expected to attend during the three-day event.
The expo is celebrating its 50th year with several events, including an Opening Ceremonies celebration at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the World Ag Expo arena with a live performance of the national anthem, presentation of colors and a ribbon-cutting.
On Wednesday, there will be an after-hours party and fireworks show in the arena at 5 p.m. The party, sponsored by Bud Light, will feature a free concert by Parmalee.
At 10 a.m. Thursday there will be a tractor parade on Median Street with tractors representing each year of the show.