FORT WAYNE, Ind. – For the first time in Memorial Stadium’s history – and for its final public event – Monster Trucks will invade the former home of the Fort Wayne Wizards, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum complex, May 15 and 16 for a family-friendly motorsports spectacular, produced by AMP Live Events.
Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, May 2, at 10:00 a.m. at the Memorial Coliseum Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com
or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets start at $12.00 for adults with limited, first-come, first-serve availability. Regular general admission seats are only $17.00 for adults. A limited number of reserved VIP seats are available for $22.00.
Tickets for children 12 and under are free, with a paid adult, in general admission seating (limit two free kids tickets, per paid adult). Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. each night for a free Pit Party, where you can meet the drivers and take a ride in a real Monster Truck. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. each night.
“We are excited to be able to provide this event to the community, with free admission for kids 12 and under,” said Memorial Coliseum General Manager Randy Brown. “This will be a fun way to say goodbye to Memorial Stadium, something that’s never been done before inside this stadium.”
BAD BOY MONSTER TRUCKS
Just like you see on national television, Monster Trucks will invade Memorial Stadium and tear up the turf in preparation for the stadium’s demolition this summer. Trucks expected to appear include HOLMANS BEAST, MECHANICAL MISCHIEF, IRON MAN, CRASH MASTER, ICE, BRUTE FORCE and more. Trucks will be flying more than 30 feet in the air, crushing cars like bugs, jumping off huge dirt hills and competing in Chicago Style Racing and performing Giant Power Wheelies. Also planned for the event is a super finale using a pyramid of cars, vans and buses.
FMX - EXTREME FREE STYLE MOTORCYCLE STUNT SHOW
Just like you see on the X-Games & Dew Tours doing tricks over 70 feet in the air!
MOTOCROSS & QUADS RACING
Watch riders compete in a “winner take all” competition. Local racers can compete in side by side, wheel to wheel action providing a full night of racing excitement! Local racers should be at the pit gate by 5:00 p.m. to sign up to compete for a cash purse. Entry forms for local racers available at www.ampliveevents.com
For more information about this event, visit www.memorialcoliseum.com.