Wheels of Time
Rod & Custom Jamboree
June 1, 2018
Wheels of Time
Rod & Custom Jamboree
August 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2018
40 th Year of Family Fun & Community Support
Join the Fun! – Lots to See & Do
Featuring – Rachael De Barros from “ALL GIRLS GARAGE”
Bruce Larson’s Nitrofest Funny Cars
KSR Motorsports with Monster truck rides and car crushing
Doug Danger stunt motorcycle jumps daily
TV Show cars – Batmobile, Bat cycle, and Monkeys car
Bands Friday and Saturday night!
Veterans Information Booth
250 Flea Market Vendors, Over 1500 show cars
Women’s activities, Swimming Pool, Food Court,
Entertainment for the kids!
June 1, 2018…The Wheels of Time Street Rod Association announces its
40 th Annual Rod & Custom Jamboree at Macungie Memorial Park on
August 24th, 25th, and 26 th . This show will be lots of fun with more features,
activities, entertainment, and family fun for participants and spectators alike.
Proceeds benefit more than two dozen Charitable Organizations and
scholarship programs. Special features this year include the following;
Guest Appearance by Rachael De Barros- All Girls Garage TV show
Tribute to Veterans with info booth
Tv show cars featuring Bat Cycle, Batmobile, and the Monkey Mobile
Bruce Larson with his Nitro funny cars – Win a chance to sit in the
car while it is fired up!
Monster truck crushing cars and Monster truck giving rides
Motor cycle jump each day by Doug Danger over monster trucks
The Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree includes over 1,500 street
rods and custom cars, 1987 or older. Preregistration for cars is open until
July 15, 2018 and spaces are available. Car Registration is also available at
the show, however participant does not receive any merchandise like the
preregistered cars. See our website for registration forms and details. Each
vehicle is an individual creation representing American innovation and
creativity and is a unique expression of performance and style by its owner.
Coveted Wheels of Time awards are given each year to 20 participants’ cars
at the show. National Street Rod Association Vehicle Safety Inspections are
also conducted free of charge during the show.
The street rod and custom car hobby is a unique part of American culture
and draws millions of participants and spectators to events all across the
country. The Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree is one of the largest
all-volunteer events in the nation and each year approximately 20,000
spectators and participants attend the show. Over the past 20 years an
average of $60,000 is given each year to local charities and the Wheels of
Time scholarship program for young adults. To date, over $1,300,000 has
been donated to local community organizations, over 300 scholarships have
been awarded, and hundreds of pints of blood have been given to the Miller-
Keystone Blood Center. The blood mobile will be on site on Sunday for
donations. Wheels of Time members have also provided countless hours of
community support with cars for parades and events, volunteer hours at fire
company, and support for those in need.
Other show highlights include Valve Cover Racing, Our famous Teeter
Totter, Bingo, Auction to benefit MDA, Women’s World, and entertainment
for the kids. The huge flea market and women’s crafts area has 200 vendors,
plus a car corral with dozens of cars for sale. The beautiful Macungie Park
offers many good food vendors, swimming pool, and a playground for the
kids. Several new activities for this year include various eating contests.
See website for rules and times.
The annual Friday night cruise through Emmaus will again go on for the first
200 show cars that sign up on Friday at the show. This has been a long time
favorite of the community. The route for this year is the same as last year.
At 6:30 pm, Cars will leave Allen Organ lot and head south on Rt. 100, turn
left on Buckeye Rd., turn left on rt. 29(Chestnut st.), go through Emmaus &
turn left on Harrison, pass High School & turn right on Cedar Crest Blvd.,
turn left on Lower Macungie Rd., turn left on Willow Lane and back to Rt.
100, turn left back to the Park. State Police will assist in monitoring the
This year, live bands will play at the Wheels of Time Rod & Custom
Jamboree each night. Friday’s entertainment for the evening from 7:00 pm
to 10:00 pm will be the Philadelphia Funk Authority. The Allentown Hobo
Marching band will entertain the crowd on Saturday afternoon. Saturday
evening band and dance entertainment from 7:00pm to 10:00 pm will be by
“Flamin Dick and the Hot Rods.” A group from Penn State named Rama
Lama will be on the grounds performing two 90 minute sets of DOO Wop
Many other activities are going on though out the weekend thru the efforts of
the Ladies Auxiliary. On Friday, they have planned a cake walk, bingo, and
gift basket raffle. On Saturday and Sunday, planned is a basket auction,
bingo, crafts and guessing games. Saturday has an auction of merchandise to
benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association at 2:00 pm. This popular event
always brings unique items for sale and all proceeds go to MDA. We want
to thank Buckeye Pipeline for donating to this event.
The show opens each day at 7:00 AM. Spectator gate admission is $8
(under 16 free). Bring a non-perishable food items and get $1 off the
admission price. Thousands of pounds of food are donated each year to a
local food bank, thanks to your donations.
A special thanks to our Silver Sponsors;
1. Poorboy’s World Polishing and Detail Products,
2. Kutztown Auto; Kutztown, PA.
3. Blast from the Past; Pottstown, PA
4. Wood Naturally; Hereford, PA
5. Adams Outdoor Advertising
Kutztown Auto has donated a small block Chevy motor which will be
raffled off on Sunday at the show. Eastwood has donated a plasma cutter to
be also raffled off on Sunday. Raffle tickets available at main tent area. Blast
from the Past Rod shop has been a long time sponsor and now is under new
management and location at Keystone Blvd. Pottstown, PA. Wood
Naturally has been a generous sponsor for many years in donating the use of
all the sheds at the park. Stop by their booth at the show. Many thanks to
Adams Outdoor who has helped with several billboard ads to promote the
We also want to thank our Bronze sponsors; M&T Bank and ADC powder
coating. We are especially grateful to the Macungie Memorial Park, the
Wheels of Time members and their spouses and families for the year-long
effort that goes into putting on the Rod & Custom Jamboree. We encourage
you to support the sponsors that support our show.
Come join us and celebrate our 40th year of family fun and community
support August 24th, 25th, and 26th at Macungie Memorial Park!