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38th Annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels Features Cars & Stars this Weekend, Mar. 30-Apr. 1
The thirty-eight annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels custom car show and motorsport exposition comes to Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center this weekend, Mar. 30-Apr.1, with its usual mix of cars and stars.
By: Town Fair Tire World of Wheels
The show has become well known for treating spectators to displays of hundreds of America’s finest one-of-a-kind hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles, specialty and feature vehicles, celebrity appearances and special attractions.
Several celebrities will make personal appearances to meet spectators and sign free autographs. They include Debby Ryan, how plays Jessie on Disney TV’s show “Jessie,” Sunday, Apr. 1, noon-5 p.m.; Stephanie Scott, who plays Lexi on Disney TV’s “A.N.T. Farm,” Saturday, Mar. 31, 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, Sunday, 1-3 p.m.; and Billy Bretherton from A&E TV’s “Billy the Exterminator,”
Hot rods and customs, however, remain the real stars of the show, and in addition to those created by local car enthusiasts, many feature cars will be displayed. This year’s features will include the Transformers III movie series Bumblebee, a special edition 2012 Chevrolet Camaro; ’60s bubbletop car called Mantaray; Roswell Rod bubble top car; BASF 1957 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, redesigned by well known customizer Chip Foose; and three special car sections—World of Wheels Ol Skool Rodz display, Direct Connection display of vintage and current Hemi-powered vehicles and Drag City USA’s vintage race cars.
Thirty-eighth annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels show hours are Friday, Mar. 30, 2012, 3-10 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 31, 2012, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday, Apr. 1, 2012, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Discount coupons for $2 off general admission, as well as coupons good on Friday, Mar. 30, only that admit a child free when accompanied by an adult, will be available at http://www.townfairtire.com.
Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center (http://www.seaportboston.com) is located at 200 Seaport Boulevard, in South Boston’s Seaport District with plenty of area parking and access by the MBTA’s Silver Line.
Show information is available online at http://www.autorama.com, where enthusiasts can link to the World of Wheels on Facebook and Twitter and the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels blog is online at http://worldofwheelsboston.wordpress.com/
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About the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels -- The Town Fair Tire World of Wheels is part of the Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series sanctioned by the International Show Car Association custom competition and produced by Championship Auto Shows, Inc., which produces motorsports events nationwide under the Autorama, World of Wheels and Cavalcade of Customs names. For more information and complete 2011 show season schedule, visit http://www.autorama.com.