Monster Jam rolls into Orlando at Camping World Stadium on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Gates open at 5 p.m., opening ceremonies are at 6:30 p.m., and racing starts at 7 p.m. Fans can catch some of the show’s BIGGEST stars around Orlando THIS Thursday.
I was invited to attend the Tampa show* as a Feld Ambassador in anticipation of the Orlando show. Though I didn’t personally attend (due to circumstances beyond my control), my husband, 10-year-old son and a friend of ours were there and sent me photos and video play-by-plays. It’s exciting even when enjoying it vicariously, lol.
They absolutely loved the pre-event Party in the Pits where they got autographs and photos and had loads of fun.
They’re going to try and see them again this week.
Seven of the giant monster trucks from Monster Jam®, will be on display in Orlando this Thursday, January 18. For fans, it’s a chance to see and take pictures with the enormous trucks before these beasts roar into Camping World Stadium on Saturday, January 20. Best part, it’s all free to the public.
Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster Jam trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
Note: They FLIP sometimes, too! My family sent me video of one of the night’s biggest end-over-ends. WOW. It never fails to make the heart race!
THURSDAY, JAN. 18 – MONSTER TRUCKS ON DISPLAY in Central Florida
Max-D; Driver: Tom Meents; 2-6 p.m.; Circle K, 8979 S. John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819
Bounty Hunter; Driver: Jimmy Creten; 2-6 p.m.; Circle K, 3820 Canoe Creek Rd, St. Cloud, FL 32819
Black Pearl; Driver: Cole Venard; 3-6 p.m.; America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, 4652 Millenia Plaza Way, Orlando, FL 32839
Team Hot Wheels; Driver: Scott Buetow; 3-7 p.m.; Toys R Us, 4607 Millenia Plaza Way, Orlando, FL 32839
Monster Mutt Dalmatian; Driver: Candice Jolly; 3-7 p.m.; Metro PCS, 1453 Sand Lake Rd, Orlando 32809
Scooby-Doo; Driver: John Gordon; 3-7 p.m.; Circle K, 700 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32825
El Toro Loco®; Driver: Chuck Werner; 5-8 p.m.; Frogger’s, 1601 Rock Springs Rd, Apopka, FL 32712
*Trucks listed above are subject to change.
THE BIG SHOW
Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promise to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. World-class drivers push these perfectly-engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, “2-Wheel Skills” and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
Do not miss the Monster Jam Pit Party, Saturday, January 20, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. This event provides unprecedented access to the Monster Jam trucks and drivers. This unique experience in the world of motorsports gives fans access to see the trucks up close, take pictures, meet the drivers and get their autographs.
New in 2018, the Pit Party Early Access Pass is available to every fan who purchases a ticket to the event. The pass provides early entry into the Pit Party from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and serves as the regular Pit Party pass from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monster Jam drivers will depart from the Pit Party at 5 p.m. The Pit Party Early Access Pass must be accompanied by an event ticket, and quantities are limited.
Tickets and Pit Party Passes are available at the Amway Center Box office in advance, online at http://www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Same day event ticket and pit pass required for entry to pit party. All seats reserved. Subject to facility fee, plus convenience and handling charges. Camping World Stadium is located at One Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, FL 32805.
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About Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that uplift the human spirit and bring people together. With millions of people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at http://www.feldentertainment.com.
*As a Feld Ambassador I received 4 tickets to attend the Tampa show in exchange for posting about the Orlando event. All the excitement, big smiles and commentary on fun are 100% my own (or those of my kiddo!).