Fun Family Entertainment with a Message

Matt Wilhelm’s show is perfect for family fun nights and library events. His tricks will have your kids cheering at the top of their lungs, while his messages will leave them walking away inspired.

Matt’s family fun show is similar to his school assembly program, except he talks about bike safety instead of bullying.

Matt’s family fun show covers ALL THREE of the following topics:

  • Never Give Up / Growth Mindset
  • Bike Safety
  • Resilience

More information about each topic can be found on the topics pages:

Matt Wilhelm performing at a library near Chicago.
Matt performing “The Spiderman” on a bookmobile.

The Show

Matt Wilhelm’s family fun show is designed to entertain, educate, and empower. He creatively mixes BMX bike tricks with his own inspiring stories of beating the odds en route to becoming a BMX National Champion.

In addition to his BMX skills, Matt will also covers the topics of perseverance, bike safety, and going to college. His message is delivered in a fun way that is easily digestible for kids.

Most important, the show will be awesome!!! Your audience will get to see live and in person the same tricks that have won X-Games Medals and National Championships.

Matt is a professional and has performed in front of many huge crowds. He has been the featured halftime entertainment at many NBA / NCAA basketball games, including the Chicago Bulls.

He has also performed at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida as part of the highest rated live show in their history!!!

Fun for All Ages

Entertaining a 5-year-old and a teenager with the same performance is no easy task. Trying to get a message across to both age groups simultaneously can seem even more impossible.

Matt Wilhelm’s family fun show appeals to all ages. His skills will captivate your audience, while his message will get through to everyone regardless of age.

Finding entertainment for younger audiences is always easy, but finding something for older tween/teen audiences can be challenging. Matt has the “Cool Factor” to get the older kids to buy in. You might even be surprised by how many older kids turnout.

Countless libraries have said, “We’ve never had a turnout this high.” In 2015 The River Forest Public Library in Illinois was expecting a turnout of about 70 people. Instead, 370 showed up!!!

Matt’s performance will bring your community together, entertain them, and inspire them.

My kids were all just gushing about your performance and the messages you put forth that day. It is a huge pleasure to hear them repeat these wholesome themes as Cool.

Thank you so much for what you are doing, apparently you are meant for it. There aren't many individuals or programs that genuinely help me parent my kids. Suzanne - Parent (Received via Email)

Matt Wilhelm performing at the Skokie Public Library.
Matt performing at the Skokie Public Library.

Show Details

The show runs about 40-minutes in duration. Matt Wilhelm provides his own sound equipment, microphone, table, and everything necessary for a show.

The only requirements are access to electricity and at least 25×50 feet of performance space (hard, flat surface such as gymnasium, concrete, parking lot, or asphalt). Matt Wilhelm’s show is fully insured and carries a $2,000,000 general commercial liability policy.

Matt’s bike is safe for your gym floor. He has special non-marking tires and has performed halftime for the Chicago Bulls, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers, and many other NBA and NCAA teams. His bike meets their strict requirements for what they allow on the floors.

Shows can be performed inside or outside. If performing outside it is also possible to set a rain date in advance. When performing at libraries the parking lot usually works best, although it is becoming increasingly more common for libraries to partner with schools or park districts to hold the show inside gymnasiums.

After the show, Matt will also stick around to sign autographs for each and every child. He brings FREE pictures to sign and will not try to sell anything to your audience.

Watch Matt’s School Assembly Preview

Google Reviews

Raul Gaston
Raul Gaston
18:55 10 Dec 17
It's a challenge to find presenters for middle school students who can do a great job. Matt is the full package!!! His messages of anti-bullying and never quitting are delivered in a way that middle school students are able to easily relate. The BMX tricks are simply amazing and Matt's humor retains students engagement at all times. Of high value are the follow-up lessons that Matt has designed to help teachers and students continue the conversations after the assembly in the classroom. I highly recommend Matt to your school for an inspirational and engaging presentation!Raul Gaston, PrincipalJefferson Middle School, Villa Park, more
Bill Vala
Bill Vala
13:26 05 Dec 17
We recently hired Matt for our Indian Guides Christmas party and the show was perfect. A mix of humor, phenomenal bmx tricks and inspirational messages for the kids. Matt is very good at what he does and he has the ability to get the kids to listen. He gave out free t-shirts and posters and the kids really enjoyed the show. I would highly recommend him for school events and private more
Kevin Dunn
Kevin Dunn
19:21 28 Nov 17
We've had Matt at our school for six consecutive years. His message, coupled with his BMX show, provide an enriching experience for all students. He understands the developmental stages of his audience and adjusts his message accordingly. His stories and insight on hard work, persevering through learning new and challenging things/skills and being an everyday hero resonates with students. Matt has even taken the next step by providing videos and discussion points to be viewed after his shows that are good resources for morning meetings/classroom discussions related to bullying and friendship. Students love his show, which is why we will continue to have him back!read more
Noelle Yeager
Noelle Yeager
21:45 16 Nov 17
Matt’s program is engaging, fast-paced and filled with life lessons students can relate to. He is a dynamic speaker and entertainer that keeps students as well as adults wondering what story he is going to share and what message he is going to bring next. Students learn powerful lessons that they can talk about after the show is over, and that are much needed in today’s world. Matt is a Hero and role model that students look up more
Rebecca Ramana
Rebecca Ramana
21:20 02 Nov 17
Matt's was THE BEST assembly we have ever had at our school! His performance was entertaining and his message inspiring. He tailored his talk specifically for the younger vs older kids at our school. He was also very pleasant and easy to work with, brought and set up all of his own equipment and followed up with us after the show with suggested classroom activities to drive home his message. We will definitely be looking to bring Matt back in the more
Brandon Todd
Brandon Todd
14:54 01 Nov 17
Matt Wilhelm provided a positive message to our students while also entertaining them with amazing tricks. His personal stories of how he never gave up on his dreams tied directly into conversations that we have been sharing with our elementary students about "grit" and how they can show tenacity, perseverance, and determination everyday. I would highly suggest his assembly if you are looking for a way to kick off character education or a spirit week at your school. His high energy performance kept our students engaged and excited for a full more
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