Monster Jam returning to State Farm Stadium in October at full capacity

Aug 18, 2021, 4:05 AM | Updated: 11:12 am

(Facebook photo/Monster Jam)...

(Facebook photo/Monster Jam)

(Facebook photo/Monster Jam)

PHOENIX — The sound of monster truck engines will once again reverberate through State Farm Stadium when Monster Jam returns to Glendale on Oct. 2.

The event expects to welcome guests at full capacity to see the mix of high-flying stunts and four-wheel actions after Monster Jam was held earlier this year at the venue with reduced capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release.

Presale tickets are now available and can be purchased online with tickets going on sale to the general public on Aug. 24.

Skilled monster truck drivers during the event will perform gravity-defying feats like backflips and vertical two-wheel tricks in 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks while going head-to-head for points in freestyle, skills challenges and racing competitions with speeds of the trucks reaching up to 70 mph, according to the release.

Multiple fan favorites are expected to be featured in the event, including the brother rivalry between five-time Monster Jam World Finals champion Adam Anderson competing in Grave Digger and 2021 Stadium Series Champion Ryan Anderson in Son-uva Digger, according to the release.

Also scheduled to show up are 12-time Monster Jam World Finals champion Tom Meents in Max-D, Guinness World Record holder Bryce Kenny in Great Clips Mohawk Warrior, 2019 Monster Jam World Finals High Jump champion Cynthia Gauthier in Monster Mutt Dalmatian, 2019 Rising Star driver Camden Murphy in Bakugan Dragonoid and Armando Castro in El Toro Loco.

Two-time Monster Jam World Finals champion and Arizona native Todd LeDuc is also on the list to be at the event behind the wheel of Monster Energy.

The show gets underway at 7 p.m., with a pit party scheduled to take place from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. where people that buy the add-on can see the massive trucks up close and participate in a variety of activities.

Face mask guidelines apply for the pit party, while event officials are also monitoring changes to government mandates, public health guidelines and industry standards to adjust protocols based on requirements.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Arizona Governor's Office photo/via YouTube)...

Serena O'Sullivan

Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoes GOP-backed bill on border crossing, says it’s a political ploy

Gov. Katie Hobbs' vetoed Senate Bill 1231, a GOP-backed border crossing bill, according to a Monday announcement.

7 hours ago

Image shows xeriscape in front of Arizona home....

City of Chandler begins 3-year process of converting grass to xeriscape

The Chandler City Council recently greenlit a three-year initiative to convert patches of grass to xeriscape, a landscape approach designed to conserve water.

8 hours ago

Split panel image showing the members of Slightly Stupid across the top and Dirty Heads across the ...

Kevin Stone

Dirty Heads, Slightly Stoopid to wrap up Slightly Dirty Summer Tour in Phoenix

Alt-reggae comrades Dirty Heads and Slightly Stoopid are teaming up in 2024 on the appropriately titled Slightly Dirty Summer Tour, which wraps up in Phoenix.

12 hours ago

This month's KTAR’s community spotlight shines on Helios Education Foundation and its mission to ...

Helios Education Foundation aims to accelerate progress in early literacy across Arizona

This month's KTAR’s community spotlight shines on Helios Education Foundation and its mission to accelerate progress in early literacy across Arizona.

13 hours ago

Saul Ballardo was sentenced to 26 years in prison after he shot at officers in the West Valley. (Ma...

West Valley man sentenced to 26 years in prison for targeted shootings at law enforcement

A West Valley man was sentenced to 26 years in prison after he shot at multiple members of law enforcement, authorities announced Monday.

14 hours ago

side by side of Robert Robbins and crowds of people....

SuElen Rivera

UArizona President Robert Robbins to take pay cut amid budget crisis

After leadership changes, the newly elected chair of the state university's governing board plans to cut the salary of UArizona's president.

16 hours ago

Sponsored Articles


DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.


Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.


Canvas Annuity

Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.

Monster Jam returning to State Farm Stadium in October at full capacity