New Zealand’s premier men’s lifestyle and entertainment show: Big Boys Toys is back in all its manly glory at the ASB Showgrounds, November 18th – 20th.
Expect to see the biggest, best and most powerful toys on display, including million dollar supercars, massive V8’s, aquatic craft, premium motorbikes, the latest in gaming technology, extreme sports action, and more.
Event Director Dean Wilson says the show lives up to the Big Boys Toys tradition of being the Mecca for all things awesome. “Where else could you find extreme sports next to the best in gaming and a selection of cars, planes, boats, jet skis, bikes and more, all in one venue,” says Wilson.
“Big Boys Toys is back and ready for a huge 2011 show,” he said.
The Action Arena is a perennial crowd favourite and this year is set to thrill fans of all ages with a full entertainment schedule.
Featuring the country’s biggest names in wakeboarding, FMX, BMX, stunt cars, stunt bikes and strongmen, the Action Arena includes 2011 action sports internet sensation Jed Mildon - back in New Zealand for his first appearance since successfully landing the world’s first triple back flip on a BMX in May this year. He’s accompanied by fellow Kiwi BMX sensation Paul Langlands and Australian BMX legend Dane Searls.
For motorbike lovers; the 2012 range from Suzuki will be on show alongside the stunning Can Am ATV’s and roadsters. Or fans of other genres can view displays of million dollar custom cars, trucks, boats, bikes and a ton of merchandise on offer.
For even bigger toys, the Auckland finals of the National Excavator Champs will also be taking place at Big Boys Toys, with ‘Digger Dancing’, skill challenges and more.
Gaming is a huge attraction worldwide and at Big Boys Toys, visitors can see the latest in controller-free gaming at the Xbox 360 stand including Sports Kinect 2, Dance Central2 and smash-hit arcade game Fruit Ninja. For the bigger boys, the R18 area will show their biggest and most anticipated titles of the year including Gears Of War 3, Halo Combat Evolved: Anniversary (in 3D!), Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham Asylum and Assassins Creed: Revelations.
The North Shore Aero Club is bringing a training aircraft to Big Boys Toys, answering questions from enthusiasts keen to become pilots. Or visitors can take helicopter rides from the venue and over Auckland.
Don’t forget the ladies! The ‘Girls Village’ will be the place to take a bit of time out to receive some well deserved pampering, while the guys go and drool over the muscle cars and other attractions.
And when it all becomes too much, the Tui Backyard Public House is the place to happily lose a few hours, with bands, comedians and a stunning view of all the action.
In 2011 Big Boys Toys proudly supports men’s health awareness through Movember and will be running moustache competitions as part of the weekend event.
“Dads, bring your sons; sons bring you grandfathers; ladies bring your man - Big Boys Toys is a great weekend outing for the entire family” says Wilson.
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