This is the show your parents warned you about. If you're looking for an old-skool, hell-raising weekend party, this is the event for you. Show promoters Glenn and Mike Pilgreen, with extra help from friends and family, have been entertaining folks in the Carolinas and neighboring states for the last seven years. The event is fun-oriented during the day and transitions to X-rated when the sun goes down. Drivers from throughout the Southeast began lining up at midnight on Thursday when the gates to the Wilson County Fairgrounds opened. After that, it was nonstop partying until the awards ceremony on Sunday afternoon.
Name: 7th Annual Freak Show
Location: Wilson County Fairgrounds, Wilson, North Carolina
Date: October 26-28
Total vehicles in attendance: 1,500
Spectator attendance: 5,000
Events: Friday night live entertainment on the show stage got things rolling, followed by an all-night party in the campground. Saturday began with beer pong and cruisin' the show all day. Saturday night started the real weekend action by kicking off with the lingerie exhibition, sexy Halloween costume contest, chunky butt, dance with a stranger, beer chug, pole dancing, and the finale: the Miss Freaky competition that paid $1,000. Sunday started with the freestyle dirt burnouts, hydro exhibition, DropJaw centerfold photo, and ended with the awards ceremony.
Sponsors: Glenn and Mike Pilgreen of DropJaw Productions
Vendors: Drop 'Em Wear?, Rent-N-Roll, and www.dropyours.com
Contact for future events: Call Mike at (252) 258-1122, or Glenn at (252) 258-2524, or visit www.dropjawmag.com
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Lowered Atmosphere's Eddie Boyle displayed his bright-orange '96 GMC Sonoma.
Ray Wescott's shaved and body-dropped '89 Mazda is super-clean.