PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) -- Children across the Metro attended Touch A Truck Jackson Friday.
The family-friendly event is being held at Trustmark Park in Pearl.
The two-day event gives children a chance to interact with community helpers.
About 2,000 children from about 25 area schools were expected to attend the event on Friday.
On Saturday, there will be more than 40 exhibits there for attendees to experience. Organizers expect more than 5,000 people to come.
WJTV got the chance to talk with students at Friday's event.