Whether it is a full custom restoration build for the gear head, or daily driver accessories such as canopies, hitches, or bike racks, the Rigs and Rides Show will have something to tempt auto enthusiasts.

The first ever Rigs and Rides show will cruise into Abbotsford’s TRADEX this weekend.

The event was designed with the automotive enthusiast in mind and will showcase all customization options to suite each individual’s wants, needs or lifestyle. Whether it is a full custom restoration build for the gear head, or daily driver accessories such as canopies, hitches, or bike racks, the Rigs and Rides Show will have something to tempt auto enthusiasts, say show organizers.

Optimus Prime tribute truck
Jamie Davis

Features at the show include a meet-and-greet with Jamie Davis, star of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Highway Thru Hell, as well as a display of vehicles from his famous fleet; a spectacular outdoor patio display by Gemstone Landscape and Masonry which is home to the Nitrous Lounge Beer Garden where Red Truck Brewery will be serving the official beer of the Rigs and Rides Show; and a race car themed Ladies Lane express spa service area offered by Opal Spa. A life size Optimus Prime Truck, the ultimate tribute the iconic figure of the Transformers franchise, will also be on show.

Show Director Summer Nicholl is very excited about introducing this show to the public; “We wanted to create an event that showcases more than just car customization. Rigs and Rides is about the customization of absolutely anything on wheels and will feature the best of the best within the aftermarket automotive industry. I want to appeal to all automobile owners.”

The Rigs and Rides Show will be donating $1 from each admission to two local charities, Matthew’s House respite care facility for children with complex care needs located in Abbotsford, as well as a series of Rigs and Rides scholarships, which is open for applications for those seeking to take educational courses related to the automotive industry. Winners will be announced on June 30.

EVENT:                   Rigs and Rides Show
DATES:                   June 3-5, 2016
LOCATION:           TRADEX – Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford
HOURS:                   Friday 12 pm- 8 pm; Saturday 10 am-8 pm; Sunday 10 am-5 pm
ADMISSION:        Adults $10, Seniors & Students $8. Children (16 and under) FREE with adult purchase
For more information about the Rigs and Rides show visit: www.rigsandrides.ca   

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