Prepare for an extraordinary event as Ellerbe, NC becomes the epicenter of a celebration honoring the incomparable Andre the Giant. Join thousands of fervent fans and wrestling stars as they gather to pay homage to the “Eighth Wonder of the World”!
Join us for the exciting Giant Street Fair at the Rankin Museum! Starting at 1 PM, the lively event will take place on closed-off streets in front and around the museum. The fair is open to the public. Free Event.
Wrestling fans will have the opportunity to get autographs, and capture selfies with a remarkable lineup of all-stars who served as Andre's tag team partners, adversaries, allies, associates, and family. Ticketed Event.
Presented by Titan Championship Wrestling Entertainment, this extraordinary eight-card electrifying spectacle boasts a lineup of talented wrestlers hailing from all corners of the country. Ticketed Event.
View the most significant public exhibition honoring Andre's remarkable life. This extraordinary exhibit showcases a treasure trove of memorabilia, offering visitors a rare glimpse into Andre's world. Ticketed Event.
A portion of proceeds from this awe-inspiring event will benefit the non-profit Rankin Museum of Natural History. To stay up to date on the event, follow Rankin Museum on Facebook and Instagram.
Join us for the exciting Giant Street Fair at the Rankin Museum! Starting at 1 PM, the lively event will take place on closed-off streets in front and around the museum. The fair is open to the public, and admission is free for all.
Prepare for a day filled with fun and enjoyment for people of all ages. Indulge in delicious food, ice cream, and refreshing beverages available throughout the fair. Explore a wide range of intriguing local products at various booths, including special items catering to wrestling enthusiasts. You can also treat yourself to Southern Pines Brewing's handcrafted beer, served on-site. Bowtie Karaoke will provide lively music and entertainment, ensuring a vibrant atmosphere. Additionally, a wide variety of activities awaits both the young and the young at heart, such as a dunk tank, bouncy house, and face painting. Throughout the day, there will be giveaways and contests to further enhance the excitement.
The Giant Street Fair will be open until 6 PM, giving you ample time to enjoy all the festivities. Come join us for a day of laughter, delicious treats, entertainment, and local treasures!
For those yearning to mingle with wrestling stars, The Giant Meet and Greet is the place to be. Commencing at 3 PM, wrestling fans will have the opportunity to personally meet, get autographs, and capture selfies with a remarkable lineup of all-star wrestlers who served as Andre's tag team partners, adversaries, allies, associates, and family. The scheduled appearances, subject to change, include a star-studded roster:
Mark Henry · Robin Christensen-Roussimoff (Andre’s daughter) · Chuck Coates · Cowboy Bob Orton · Savannah Evans · The Beer City Bruiser · Andrew Everett · Danny Burch · Fred Ottman (Tugboat) · The Powers of Pain (The Warlord & The Barbarian) · Barry Horowitz · “The Million Dollar Man: Ted DiBiase · Nord the Barbarian · Rosemary (Courtney Rush) · Haku
Fans will be able to secure Giant Meet and Greet tickets on the day of the event at the Rankin Museum. Please note that autograph prices vary for each star, and the event only accepts cash. An ATM is conveniently available near the museum. Don't miss this extraordinary chance to engage with wrestling greatness in an intimate setting!
Join us at the Rankin Museum of American Heritage, housing the most significant public exhibition of Andre the Giant's remarkable life. This extraordinary exhibit showcases a treasure trove of memorabilia, offering visitors a glimpse into Andre's world beyond the spotlight of the big screen and wrestling ring.
Among the impressive collection are his iconic warmup outfit and size 26 red wrestling boots, alongside a pink ring jacket, the incredible rare mask of “The Giant Machine”, captivating pictures from "The Ranch," Bret Hart's drawings adorned with the signatures of numerous wrestlers, and one of Andre's legendary black wrestling singlets worn during the '80s. Additionally, witness the awe-inspiring display of two "Giant" rings, given to Andre by a friend in Detroit, the site of the “slam heard around the world” where Hulk Hogan defeated Andre at the Pontiac Silverdome during WrestleMania III.
The Rankin Museum invites you to explore its nearly 5,000 sq ft space throughout the day. Admission tickets, granting access to the entire museum, are affordably priced at $10 for adults and $5 for children. Prepare to embark on a journey through the larger-than-life legacy of Andre the Giant.
Get ready for an electrifying spectacle starting at 7 PM, as the streets in front of the Rankin Museum transform into an epic battleground for an exhilarating professional wrestling show.
Presented by Titan Championship Wrestling Entertainment, this extraordinary eight-card throw-down boasts a lineup of talented wrestlers hailing from all corners of the country, alongside an entertaining under card featuring local stars. The full line-up will be announced soon.
Don't miss out on this sensational evening of high-flying action and fierce competition, all while contributing to a worthy cause!
Secure your tickets in advance, with general admission priced at $20. Elevate your experience with reserved seating in the coveted first two rows. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the event, subject to availability.
August 12, 2023, in Ellerbe, NC will be a day to remember with an event for all ages that includes food, fun activities, wrestling stars, contests and giveaways, and culminating with a spectacular wrestling event – all to honor the legacy of the legendary professional wrestler we know as Andre the Giant.
131 Church Street, Ellerbe, North Carolina 28338, United States
While we prefer you use the contact form, if you need to speak to someone about this event, please call Brett at (910) 995-3656.