Entertainment from The Chocolate Expo:
Sunday | January 27th 2019

Garden state plaza

paramus, nj

Celebrate Chitty’s 50th!

Celebrate Chitty’s 50th!

Meet actor Adrian Hall.

Meet actor Adrian Hall.

See the car! This one really drives, but doesn’t fly (yet!).

See the car! This one really drives, but doesn’t fly (yet!).

Our favorite chocolate movie!

Our favorite chocolate movie!

Meet actor Paris Themmen!

Meet actor Paris Themmen!

Get your selfie with the princesses!

Get your selfie with the princesses!

Free face painting for kids!

Free face painting for kids!

Free wire art from Dave the Wire Man!

Free wire art from Dave the Wire Man!

ENTERTAINMENT throughout the day…

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

  • Meet Actor Adrian Hall, who starred as Dick Van Dyke’s son, Jeremy Potts, in the movie! (10am-4pm)

  • See the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car (an exact handcrafted, road-worthy replica built on an actual 1914 right-driving chassis) that was featured at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The NY Times published an extensive article on the unique history of how this vehicle was built by “Sgt. Pepper” of the famed Beatles Tribute Band “Strawberry Fields.” Dick Van Dyke, who starred in the movie, has personally driven in this car and autographed it! (10am-7pm)

Meet Actor Paris Themmen, who starred as Golden Ticket Winner “Mike TeeVee” in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory with Gene Wilder, and was a “surprise contestant” on Jeopardy in 2018! (10am-6pm)

Sing with steampunk musicians from the Eternal Frontier. (11am-6pm)

Have fun in our “Kidz Zone”…

  • Free face painting! (11am-4pm)

  • Take selfies with the princesses! (12pm-6pm)

  • Get your name in wire art from Dave the Wire Man! (11am-6pm)

  • Enjoy children’s activities. (11am-5pm)”

We invite you to sing the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang theme song with us at The Chocolate Expo (see below)! Be sure to watch the later part of this video interview with Adrian Hall to see the fun!

Yes! That’s Mike TeeVee (aka Paris Themmen) on Jeopardy!

The Chocolate Expo is “pure imagination!”

Join a sing-a-long at The Chocolate Expo with our friends from the Eternal Frontier!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Event schedule and celebrity appearances are subject to change without notice. The appearance of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car is also subject to road conditions, as ice and snow on the road could lead to cancellation of its appearance, even if the roads are “okay/passable” for standard vehicles. Refunds cannot be issued in the event of a schedule or celebrity appearance change, including the car.

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