Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, most family-friendly motor sport in the world today will tear through Jacksonville bringing the adrenaline pumping Triple Threat SeriesTM events to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on August 3 and 4. Coming off the heels of the first-time-ever Monster Jam World Finals XX at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Monster Jam is bringing more action back to Florida this weekend, August 3 & 4, with the highly technical and high stakes athleticism of the Triple Threat Series Monster Jam event.
Featuring eight of the most intense athletes of Monster Jam, Jacksonville fans will witness a fierce battle for the championship with each competitor contending in customized high-powered vehicles: Monster Jam Speedsters, Monster Jam ATVs and of course, the iconic Monster Jam trucks in six events sure to leave fans on the edge of their seats.
Wednesday, July 31 – First Pitch @ the Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Game - 7:00p.m.
Krysten Anderson (Driver of Grave Digger, daughter of legend and creator of Grave Digger – Dennis Anderson) to throw out first pitch at the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Baseball game vs. the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Concourse Meet & Greet during 1st and 2nd innings to follow.
Thursday, August 1 - Monster Trucks on Display around Jacksonville:
For fans, it's a chance to see and take pictures with the show's biggest stars, the enormous trucks, and meet the race teams, before these beasts roar in to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena for the show. Best of all, it’s free to the public at these times and locations:
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Circle K @ 1869 Pulaski Road Jacksonville, FL
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
EL TORO LOCO
America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses @ 6001 Argyle Forest Blvd. Jacksonville FL
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
MAX-D @ Metro by T-Mobile 9770 Atlantic Blvd. Jacksonville, FL
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
GRAVE DIGGER @ VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville, FL
SMG Jacksonville’s Sunset Repeat Block Party: 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. – In partnership with SMG Jacksonville, 99.1 WQIK, and PRI Productions, the Grave Digger Monster Jam Truck will be on display during the Sunset Repeat Block Party on the Arena Plaza ahead of the Luke Bryan summer concert. Grave Digger driver Krysten Anderson to meet & greet with fans out on the plaza.
Friday, August 2 - Arena Conversion from Concert Stage to Monster Jam Dirt Racing & Performance Track: Media is invited to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday, August 2nd between 10:30a.m. and Noon as about 60-70 dump-truck loads or about 870 tons / 174,000 lbs. of dirt will be loaded onto the arena floor and set up for Monster Jam Triple Threat Racing & Competitions. Please call in advance to schedule, as best photo timing is subject to change.
Saturday, August 3 - Monster Jam Show Coverage
10:00a.m. – 10:25a.m. – Photo Opportunity with 100+ Wounded Warrior Project Veterans in a private pit party, meeting all drivers and trucks. Photo opportunity in front of Monster Jam’s Military inspired truck – “Soldier Fortune” with driver Kayla Blood – former Louisiana National Guard Soldier.
10:30a.m.-Noon ONLY - Pit Party with trucks/drivers on display to the public, thousands of fans interacting, so a great time to get fan interviews/driver interviews, and footage of the party.
1p.m. - Cameras catch first 15 minutes of the show
Saturday August 3: 10:30a.m. – Noon – PIT PARTY; 1p.m. SHOW
Sunday August 4: 11:30a.m. – 1p.m. – PIT PARTY; 2p.m. SHOW
Featured Trucks & Drivers:
Grave Digger – Krysten Anderson; MAX – D – Blake Granger; El Toro Loco – Mark List; Soldier Fortune – Kayla Blood & More!
TICKETS: Ticket Prices Start at $15 - Pit Party: $15
Purchase online at www.monsterjam.com
Visit the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships Box Offices located at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena Box Office
ONLINE MEDIA GUIDE: Media can download truck/driver photos and other press materials directly atwww.feldmediaguides.com/monsterjamFor more information on a Monster Jam near you, please log onto MonsterJam.com or follow us via our social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring 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 (coming Fall 2019). 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 SMG Jacksonville
SMG Jacksonville manages seven sports, entertainment, and convention venues on behalf of the City of Jacksonville. Our beautiful venues include:
- TIAA Bank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida-Georgia, the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and Monster Jam
- Daily’s Place, a 5,500 seat amphitheater with concert programming year-round and an indoor practice facility for the Jacksonville Jaguars
- VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, showplace of such entertainment greats as Kenny Chesney and Jimmy Buffett and home to the Arena Bowl XXIV Champions Jacksonville Sharks, the ABA Jacksonville Giants and the Jacksonville IceMen
- The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, home of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Florida vs FSU Baseball
- The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, stage to Broadway and music elite like Wicked, James Taylor and Diana Ross; and home of the FSCJ Artist Series and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
- The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, a historic renovated train station providing a unique venue for meetings, social events and conventions
- The Ritz Theatre and Museum, located in Jacksonville’s historic African American community of LaVilla, celebrating the artistic culture of African American life in Northeast Florida and the African Diaspora with museum exhibits, concerts, films, lectures, dance and dramatic arts.
Committed to the Jacksonville community, the guests that enjoy our venues and the clients that utilize them, SMG Jacksonville provides the ultimate event experience in Northeast Florida.
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.