we did the Jam, we did the Monster Jam!

We did.

Last night at the Sleep Train Arena, Bill, Daniel and I came for opening night of Monster Jam.

...insert awkward family photo here…

Actually, my circus clowns weren’t being awkward at all. It is just LOUD!






Sorry, I guess I was shouting. But yes, it was loud because these Monster Trucks are indeed loud.

And seriously awesome. I won’t lie, the first time the driver of Double Trouble went vertical, I was yelling “WHOAAA!!!” while I was taking pictures.

Did I say it was loud? I did. Still it was thrilling. The drivers of each and every Monster Truck featured did not disappoint with their skill but also with their obvious love and regard for the audience.

That’s Jon Zimmer, member of Team Grave Digger.

Come to any of the shows today or tomorrow prepared to give them lots of love and I promise you that they won’t disappoint in giving the love right back to you coming up into the audience ready to share their awards.

There was one brief, scary moment that makes you realize that while this is super fun, it can be dangerous too. Thankfully, John Seasock, driver of Batman was okay and he assured the audience that Batman will be ready to compete today and tomorrow.

Lucky you, today’s show and tomorrow’s Monster Jam include the Party in the Pits pre-show experience which gives fans unparalleled access to view their favorite trucks up-close, meet the star drivers for autographs and take photos!

There’s pretty much no snow up in the Sierras so what else are you going to do this holiday weekend? Looking for some family fun that won’t break the bank? This is it. Monster Jam! Just bring ear protection and be prepared to whoop and holler for your favorite monster truck and driver because during the second half of the show that will determine the winner. This is most definitely a LOUD, family-fun event that will not disappoint.

I would also like to add that I was quite impressed with the Sleep Train Arena staff. While waiting for my press credentials, so that I could have access to take these (and more) amazing shots, I observed a number of them go out of their way to assist guests and listen to their concerns as they tried their best to meet the needs of the guests attending the show. Well done, Sleep Train Arena!

WHERE: Sleep Train Arena One Sports Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95834


Saturday, January 18th, Pit party – open 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
                                                    Show Time – 7:30 PM
Sunday January 19th, Pit Party – open 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
                                                   Show Time – 2:00 PM


Day-Of Event ticket and Pit Pass required for entry each day.
(Pit Pass purchase price $5 for kids, $10 for Adults)


TICKETS: Ticket prices start as low as $20 Adults, ticket prices range from $20 – $50
                  Kids tickets (ages 2-12)) are only $5 each for select seating (limit 4 kids per
                  adult  ticket purchase)
                  Pit passes will be available to purchase for $10 Adults/ $5 kids (ages 2-12)


Tickets and Pit Passes available for purchase online at Ticketmaster, all Ticketmaster retail outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Sleep Train Arena Box Office.

Above ticket prices are advance purchase only; all tickets are $2 more day of show. Marketing pricing applies to all tickets; rates may fluctuate based on supply and demand. Tickets subject to convenience, service and handling fees.

I am a Feld Family Ambassador, and in exchange for my time and efforts in attending shows and reporting my opinion within this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest discount offers, Feld Entertainment has provided me with complimentary tickets to Feld shows.




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