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Monster Jam drives through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 19-21

Monster Jam drives through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 19-21
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From a press release:

Feld Motor Sports has announced that tickets for Monster Jam, the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, are now on sale. Monster Jam will be rolling into the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.

Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family, with seats starting at $15 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets are available by going to, calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, in person at the NBT Bank Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township), or any Ticketmaster outlet.

The event will feature the most monster trucks ever in Wilkes-Barre, with eight different trucks appearing, including Grave Digger, Backwards Bob, Stinger, Instigator, Backdraft, Prowler, Lone Eagle, and Midnight Rider. Monster Jam World Champion Pablo Huffaker will be driving Grave Digger. Trucks and drivers are subject to change.

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 1,500-2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds up to 100 miles per hour. Monster Jam trucks can fly up to 125-130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.

The Party in the Pits on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. will give fans the opportunity to view the trucks up close and meet the drivers. Fans must have a ticket for the Saturday, Feb. 20 show at 2 p.m., plus a ticket to the Party in the Pits to gain entry.

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million 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 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney on Ice, Disney Live!, and Marvel Universe LIVE!

Read an interview with one of the drivers from last year’s Monster Jam event in Wilkes-Barre here.