June 15: Big Boy Toys, Father's Day Extravaganza comes to Columbus Civic Center

May 13, 2013 

Big Boy Toys/Father’s Day Extravaganza is set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus. It's focus is on sporting, hunting, fishing and outdoor excitement. Money raised will benefit the United States Army Officer Candidate School Alumni and the Columbus Firefighters Association. Tickets are available at the door only for $10 for adults and $5 for students and military.

Lifestyle Area: It may include jeans to suits, and/or the newest travel destinations. Lifestyle is who we are and who we are trying to be – including working out in gyms and wellness areas.

Riding Area: This area encompasses anything you ride – bikes, motorcycles, personal watercraft and boats. There are many accessories and items that go with riding and certainly this area fits the idea of ‘toys’ more than most.

Driving Area: Cool cars – decked out trucks – and anything we use to make them that way. It’s not a coincidence that the new vehicles all harkens back to the muscle cars we knew as kids. Is there anything better than a shiny new muscle car, or a lifted pickup, to make us want to go fast and run over things? Antique cars.

Women’s Guilty Pleasures: Anywhere guys are – women are sure to follow and the opposite is true. Though this area will concentrate on women’s interests –such as spas, facials, pedicures, clothing and accessories – it will also have a distinctive feel that will also attract the guys.

Wired Area: We live in a world of technology – from HD television to the fastest gaming systems men (and women) have developed complete rooms just for these activities. The ‘show’ will do the same by transforming into an atmosphere of gaming, technology and updated systems that you just gotta have in your own house. From home repair, latest trends, to the hottest video games- we’ve got you covered!

Children’s Area: This area is dedicated to entertain children. From physical activities to educational activities- fun and games are sure to please our little blessings. We all know Mom’s and Dad’s can’t enjoy the day of festivities if “the little ones” aren’t entertained.

Family Fun Area: From music to magicians- we have entertainment sure to please the entire family-young or old. This area dedicated for family friendly vendors.

Riverwalk Grub & Tub: On the banks of the Chattahoochee we have the Riverwalk lined with food and beverage vendors and live music.

Thunder on the Hooch Drag Boat Race: Get a first hand view of displays and demos of water activities on the Chattahoochee! Fast boats, kayaks and more. Don’t miss the Drag Boat Race! You’ve got to see it to believe it!

There will also be Hunting & Fishing Area, Golf & Tennis Area, Camping & Hiking, biking and skateboarding and more.

Drag Boat Races, Motorcycle Stunt Show, Grappling Super Fight, wing eating contest, nature art, motorcycle Olympic contest, and live music by Avenue of The Giants (Formerly “Rehab” ).

We will be promoting this huge event which promises to bring masses of adults interested in Hunting, camouflage, calls, decoys and other hunting accessories, as well as taxidermy and meat processing, antique cars& muscle cars, motorcycles, motorcycle stunt shows, rappelling, live music, camping gear, RV’s and campers, 4-wheelers, boats and fishing accessories, home repair, video games, exercise equipment, tennis, golf, kayaking, soccer, football, and sporting equipment of all kinds.

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