Jeff Kinney Big Shot Drive-Thru Tour


Scroll to the bottom of this webpage to purchase your copy of either Big Shot OR Big Shot + Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories and for more event details!

Once you have purchased your book(s) from the two options below, you will receive an email confirmation with the Eventbrite link to select your timed entry slot.

This COVID-Safe Drive-Thru Event will be staged outside the Greensboro Children's Museum in downtown Greensboro.

Jeff Kinney's Big Shot Drive-Thru Tour is an innovative, family-friendly series of outdoor events themed around the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16: Big Shot. Load up your whole family and join a veritable conga line of cars for a pandemic-safe meet-the-author experience like no other. The Big Shot Drive-Thru Tour events bring the world of Wimpy Kid to life directly to fans. From the comfort and safety of their own vehicle, families will drive through the event experience following beloved characters Greg and Rowley as they explore Field Day, shoot and score, and strive for the gold, all before reaching the finish line where Jeff Kinney personally delivers children their signed copy of Big Shot. It's a home run!

In Big Shot, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix.

After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he reluctantly agrees to sign up for basketball.

Tryouts are a mess, and Greg is sure he won’t make the cut. But he unexpectedly lands a spot on the worst team.

As Greg and his new teammates start the season, their chances of winning even a single game look slim. But in sports, anything can happen. When everything is on the line and the ball is in Greg’s hands, will he rise to the occasion? Or will he blow his big shot?

Order your book & reserve your ticket today! Then grab the whole family and Wimpify your car so it's ready to roll through The Big-Shot Drive-Thru! Decorations and signs are highly encouraged. The family with the best-decorated car will win a boxed set of Awesome Friendly books!

*Instructions on arrival and check-in will be emailed to you a few days before the event. One purchase = one car admission while supplies last (limited time slots available).

Your car will receive pre-ordered signed books from the author at the end of the drive-thru experience. A photograph with the author standing outside each car will be taken by staff and made available to each family.

Additional signed copies of previous Diary of a Wimpy Kid books will be available to purchase at the event check-in while supplies last. No personalizations.

Customers will remain in their cars.

You MUST have a ticket to attend. Ticket sales open on Monday, September 20 at 10AM.




Event date: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401