BOSTON – Celebrities making personal appearances to meet spectators and sign free autographs who will join America’s finest hot rods and customs at the thirty-eight annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels (http://www.autorama.com) custom car show and motorsports exposition now include Debby Ryan from Disney’s “Jessie.”
The thirty-eight annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center Mar. 30 to Apr. 1 has become well know 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.
Ryan is one of the most watched young stars in show business today, known for her comedic as well as dramatic performances. She presently stars as Jessie on Disney's new hit show, "Jessie.” Her big break into comedy came as series regular Bailey Pickett on the hit Disney Channel series "The Suite Life on Deck," In addition to being a popular actress and teen idol, Ryan has become a businesswoman and creative force in the business.
Ryan will be at the show on Sunday, Apr. 1, noon-5 p.m., and another Disney star, Stephanie Scott, who plays Lexi on Disney TV’s “A.N.T. Farm, will be at the show on Saturday, Mar. 31, 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Other celebrities making personal appearances include New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, Sunday, 1-3 p.m., and Billy Bretherton from A&E television’s “Billy the Exterminator,” Saturday, Mar. 31, 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. In addition, the Ol Skool Rodz Pinup Girl Contest will take place on Saturday, Mar. 31, at 9 p.m.
Hot rods and customs remain the heart and soul of the show, and in addition to those created by local car enthusiasts, which make up the bulk of the show, 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 custom designer and builder 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/, and photos can be found at the Boston Town Fair Tire World of Wheels photo page (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11988326@N07/sets/72157629172535395/).
Please Note: Previously announced appearances by Deena Nicole Cortese of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” and the Snake Pit display of vintage and current Ford muscle cars have been canceled.