3 reasons to love the O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels at the BJCC, Feb 3-5

Sponsored

(World of Wheels)
(World of Wheels)

From Friday, February 3rd through Sunday, February 5th, countless classic cars, muscle cars, custom builds, exotics, motorcycles, trucks and other automobiles will be on display at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center (BJCC) at the 52nd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels!

Did you know you can get discounted tickets to World of Wheels at your local O’Reilly Auto Parts store? Click here to view O’Reilly Auto Parts locations near you.

About the 52nd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels

(World of Wheels)
(World of Wheels)
  • What: The 52nd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Custom Auto Show
  • Where: The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
  • When: Friday, February 3rd from 3PM to 9PM; Saturday, February 4th from 10AM to 9PM; Sunday, February 5th from 10AM to 6PM

Tickets

  • Child — FREE (ages 5 & under)
  • Child — $5 (ages 6-11)
  • Adult — $17 (at all O’Reilly Auto Parts stores)
  • Adult — $20 (at the BJCC or TicketMaster)

Want to pick up your tickets to the O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels? Visit any Birmingham-area O’Reilly Auto Parts store to purchase your tickets in advance. Click here to view your nearest O’Reilly Auto Parts store.

1. Custom Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks and More

World of Wheels
(World of Wheels)

Held at the BJCC each year, the O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Custom Auto Show features hundreds of vehicles. At World of Wheels, you’ll find classic cars, custom builds, hot rods, muscle cars, exotic cars, race cars, trucks, motorcycles and much more on display. Many of the vehicles’ owners will be there to answer any questions, too!

This year’s highlights include:

  • A talking replica of the Knight Industries Two Thousand (K.I.T.T.) from the 80’s TV show Knight Rider.
  • A fully-restored 1984 Copper Saleen Mustang! One of two Saleen’s ever made, this car was nearly lost to a fire but has been restored to showroom quality. Plus, several other select Saleen vehicles will be on display.
  • The Weil Wrecker Service Monster Truck.
  • Davey Allison’s #28 NASCAR vehicle.

2. Celebrity Appearances & Live Performances

(World of Wheels)
(World of Wheels)

Throughout World of Wheels weekend there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with some of your favorite car-related celebrities. This year, those celebrity appearances include:

Joe & Amanda Martin — This husband & wife duo are two of the stars of Iron Resurrection, a TV show in which Joe Martin and his crew give broken & rusted out vehicles a second chance. Joe and Amanda will be at World of Wheels on Saturday, February 4th from 11AM to 2PM and 4PM to 6PM.

Jimmie Walker — This American actor and comedian is best known for his role as J.J. Evans on the 70’s TV show Good Times and for his character’s catchphrase, “Dy-no-MITE!” Jimmie will be at World of Wheels on Saturday, February 4th from Noon to 3PM to sign autographs and take pictures.

Jim Howe — One of the stars of Street Outlaws No Prep Kings, Jim is a 2nd generation drag racer who began racing at the age of eight, when he raced motorcycles less than 250cc in a program called Junior Eliminator. Jim—and his 1968 Camaro, “The Guardian”—will be available for pictures all weekend!

That’s not all!

(World of Wheels)
(World of Wheels)

On Friday, February 3rd, country music duo Thompson Square will turn heads with a live performance at World of Wheels, starting at 6PM. Stick around after the show to get an autography from Keifer and Shawna Thompson, the husband & wife duo themselves.

3. Family-friendly Fun for Everyone

World of Wheels
(World of Wheels)

At World of Wheels, there are plenty of opportunities for fun for the whole family, including several different rides, such as a mechanical bull. Plus, kids can get their photo taken with their favorite Transformer or War Machine from Marvel!

BONUS: During the first hour of each show day, all kids through the door receive a FREE Hot Wheels car to race on the drag strip!

Grab your tickets to World of Wheels today

World of Wheels
(World of Wheels)

Excited to see all the amazing cars at World of Wheels? You can get discounted tickets in advance at your nearby O’Reilly Auto Parts. Click here to view O’Reilly Auto Parts stores near you.

What is your favorite part of O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels at the BJCC? Tag us @bhamnow to let us know!

Sponsored by:

Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson

Senior Content Producer at Bham Now

Articles: 699