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  • Dates

    Aug 12 - 13, 2023
  • Venue

    XL Center
  • Doors Open

    1 hour before
  • Ticket Prices

    Adults: $55, $45, $40, $30 Kids 2-12: $30, $15, $12 Crash Zone: $7.50 | Prices to Change without Notice
  • Availability

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Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

Aug 12 - 13, 2023

Know Before You Go: 

  • We encourage all patrons to arrive in Downtown Hartford before Noon on Saturday for the 12:30 event as a parade will be taking place downtown and some roads will be closed in Downtown Hartford. The parade begins on 8/12 at Noon. See the below instructions on the best way to avoid road closures and get to the XL Center.
    • From i84 East:
      • Take exit 49 for Ann Uccello St. Turn right onto High St. (signs for Asylum Ave). Use any lane to turn left onto Church St.
    • From i84 West:
      • Take exit 48 towards Asylum St. Merge onto Spring St. Turn right onto Garden St. Turn right onto Myrtle St. Continue onto Church St.
    • i91 North to Main Street Garage:
      • Head north towards exit 32A. Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 32B, follow the signs for Trumbull St. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Market St. Turn left onto Talcott St. Parking garage is on the left.
    • i91 South to Market Street Garage: 
      • Head southwest on i91 S. Take exit 32A/32B for Trumbull St. Turn left onto Market St. Turn left onto Talcott St. Parking garage is on the left.
    • Some parking lots will be closed tomorrow. Recommended parking lots from this map are 7, 13, 17, 23, 30, and 35.
  • Doors will open an hour before each showtime. 
  • Crash Zone Doors: 
    • Saturday 9:50 AM 
    • Saturday 4:50 PM
    • Sunday 11:50 AM 
  • Guests who purchased the VIP Backstage Experience should meet in the lobby of the XL Center 15 minutes prior to the event start time to check-in. 
    • Saturday 9:30 AM
    • Sunday 11:30 AM
  • Professional filming and laser pointers are strictly prohibited, still photography is allowed. 
  • Throughout the show, there will be periods of darkness and lighting effects as well as loud noises and fumes from the trucks. 
  • Our concession stands are cashless, they will accept only debit or credit cards. 
  • Download your mobile ticket before arriving at the show. Click here for more information on how to download your mobile tickets.
  • Please allow ample time to find parking downtown when planning your arrival. Click here for more information on parking and directions
  • A full list of prohibited items can be found here
  • If you purchased your tickets before July 1, please log in to your account manager and redownload your mobile tickets. An email was sent to purchasers with more information. Visit the Mobile Tickets page on our website for more info. 


Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party™ is coming to Hartford for the first time ever! Don’t miss the only opportunity to watch your favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks – Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Boneshaker™, Bigfoot®, and more, plus the all-new Gunkster™ – light up the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles. Event performances will also feature a dazzling dance party, spectacular laser light shows, and Hot Wheels toy giveaways. Plus, a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot TRANSAURUS, and the electrifying high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross! 


Crash Zone: 

The Hot Wheels Crash Zone Pre-Show Party is an event that gives fans exclusive access to their favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks up close! This unique experience allows fans to enter the competition floor before the show and get their minds blown by the outrageous design and epic size of the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks along with autograph signings from their favorite drivers and performers.

Experience the heart of where all the epic crashes and thrilling stunts will take place. If you want to go big, you gotta go Hot Wheels at the Crash Zone Pre-Show Party!

The Crash Zone Pre-Show Party is available for your enjoyment starting 2 1/2 hours before each showtime. Crash Zone lasts an hour and 15 minutes. Admittance into Crash Zone will end 15 minutes before Crash Zone concludes.

  • Saturday, August 12, 12:30 PM - Crash Zone starts at 10 AM. Ends at 11:15 AM.
  • Saturday, August 12, 7:30 PM - Crash Zone starts at 5 PM. Ends at 6:15 PM.
  • Sunday, August 13, 2:30 PM - Crash Zone starts at 12 PM. Ends at 1:15 PM.



VIP Backstage Tour Package: 

Experience Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live like never before, with the exclusive VIP Backstage Tour! 

See larger-than-life Hot Wheels Monster Trucks up close and personal, meet the drivers, and tour the behind-the-scenes area of the show!

*Each VIP ticket includes an exclusive Hot Wheels Monster Truck Live Merch Bundle that includes: 

  • 3-inch HWMTL VIP cloth patch
  • 11x17 HWMTL Glow in the Dark Poster
  • 12x16 HWMTL VIP reusable tote bag

Guests need to arrive 15 minutes prior to check-in. This event is held at 9:30 AM on Saturday and 11:30 AM on Sunday. No refunds or exchanges on previously purchased Crash Zone Passes. All sales are final, while supplies last. REQUIRES A TICKET TO THE EVENT AS WELL. THIS IS AN ADD-ON PACKAGE.

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