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Monster Jam® Returns to Hartford for an Action-Packed Weekend of Family Fun on August 21 & 22!

Jul 13, 2021

Monster Jam Hartford Event Cancelled on Sunday 8/22/21 due to State of Emergency. Feld Entertainment regrets to inform you, due to weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Henri and a State of Emergency set in place by the Governor, the Monster Jam event and Pit Party scheduled to take place at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT is cancelled. Fans can contact [email protected] to exchange their tickets for a future Monster Jam show. For more info, visit the Monster Jam event page.

 


 

This. Is. Monster Jam®! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Hartford for a high-octane weekend at the XL Center on Saturday, August 21 at 1 & 7 PM and Sunday, August 22 at 1 PM, at full capacity. Monster Jam®, making its first Connecticut stop following a pandemic pause, features the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement.

 

Tickets are available at XLCenter.com. Tickets are priced at $63.50, $53.50, $43.50, $33.50, $28.50, and $23.50 for Saturday 1 PM and Sunday 1 PM. Tickets are priced at $58.50, $48.50, $38.50, $33.50, $28.50, $23.50, and $18.50 for Saturday 7 PM. Monster Jam Preferred Customers are able to purchase advance tickets starting today, July 13, before tickets go on sale to the general public on July 20 at 10 AM. Fans can still sign up for free to become a Monster Jam Preferred Customer and get exclusive access to the pre-sale offer code.

 

As the pandemic recovery progresses, Monster Jam is monitoring changes to government mandates, public health guidelines, and industry standards and is working closely with the venue partners to adjust protocols for the safety and wellness of guests based on state and local requirements. For details about Monster Jam’s Ultimate Lineup for Fan Wellness, please visit the Fan Wellness page on MonsterJam.com. Face coverings are required for guests that are not fully vaccinated per government order - subject to change prior to the event. More information about the XL Center’s safety policy can be found on XLCenter.com.

 

The Monster Jam Pit Party will return to Hartford on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 AM to Noon. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in addition to an event ticket. At the Monster Jam Pit Party, you can see the massive trucks up close, watch live pre-race interviews and participate in Q&As with the drivers, get pre-signed autograph cards, take pictures, and enjoy other family-friendly fun. Face covering rules apply.

 

Monster Jam has reimagined the live event guest experience and created contactless shopping for fans to order merchandise in advance. Once ordered, guests can pick up their items at a convenient, contactless pickup station during the live event.  Additional information can be found on MonsterJam.com.

H​​artford fans will witness a fierce battle for the event championship with each skilled Monster Jam athlete tearing up the dirt with gravity-defying feats in 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks going head-to-head for points in Freestyle, the Skills Challenge, and Racing competitions. Plus, fans can become part of the action by voting for the winner in the Skills Challenge and Freestyle competitions via real-time, in-stadium fan voting on their smartphones.

The all-star truck lineup will feature multiple fan favorites including Krysten Anderson in the legendary Grave Digger®, the truck that redefined the phrase “big air” and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title for the highest ramp jump in a monster truck. Team Great Clips Mohawk Warrior® newest driver, Elvis Lainez will aim to crush the competition in his new ride. Matt Pagliarulo returns in Jester while his son, Nick, gets behind the wheel on Kraken. Stone Crusher and Hooked round out this epic six-truck lineup.

 

Monster Jam drivers are trained, world-class male and female athletes who have mastered not only the physical strength and mental stamina needed to compete but the vital dexterity to control 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills, and racing at speeds up to 70 miles-per-hour to produce jaw-dropping, live motorsports action seen around the world.

 

WHEN:

  • Saturday, August 21, 2021: Pit Party 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Monster Jam 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, August 22, 2021: Pit Party 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Monster Jam 1:00 PM

 

WHERE: XL Center | 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103

 

TRUCK LINEUP: Grave Digger® driven by Krysten Anderson; Great Clips Mohawk Warrior® driven by Elvis Lainez; Kraken driven by Nick Pagliarulo; Jester driven by Matt Pagliarulo; Stone Crusher driver TBA; Hooked driver TBA. **Truck and driver line-up subject to change

 

TICKETS: Tickets will be available to purchase online at XLCenter.com. Visit MonsterJam.com for more detailed information. The XL Center Box Office will be open to the public starting July 20. Box Office hours will be 12-4 PM M-F. Patrons can call (860) 727-8010 to talk to a Box Office representative. *Ticket prices subject to change – venue/ticketing fees may apply.

 

GROUPS: Group tickets will be available to purchase starting July 20. Groups of 10 or more can receive $10 off certain ticket price levels. For more information, call (860) 548-2000 or email [email protected].

 

PHOTO/VIDEO ASSETS:  Media can download truck/driver photos and other press materials directly here.

 

For more info about a Monster Jam event near you, follow Monster Jam on their social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Subscribe to the Monster Jam YouTube Channel at Youtube.com/MonsterJam

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ABOUT FELD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.: Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, DreamWorks Trolls The Experience, and Jurassic World Live Tour. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit FeldEntertainment.com for more information.

 

ABOUT MONSTER JAM: Unexpected, unscripted, and unforgettable, Monster Jam® features world-class athletes competing for championships on perfectly engineered dirt tracks that push these ever-evolving, state-of-the-art trucks to the limit. Beyond the 350 global live events each year, the Monster Jam brand extends off the track into the home through products, content, and merchandise that keeps the fun alive year-round.  For more information, visit MonsterJam.com.

 

ABOUT XL CENTER: The XL Center is a 16,000 seat multipurpose arena located in downtown Hartford, CT, and operated by Spectra Venue Management. The arena, home to the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), University of Connecticut Men’s Ice Hockey, and University of Connecticut Men’s & Women’s Basketball, was built in 1975 and underwent major renovations in 2014. The XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, sports, consumer events, and trade shows throughout the season. Learn more at XLCenter.com. Follow the XL Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.

 

ABOUT SPECTRA: Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com. Follow Spectra on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.