Monster Truck fans will be able to throw themselves into a fully immersive experience as HOT WHEELS™ MONSTER TRUCKS LIVE returns to the UK, including a trip to London’s O2 for the first time.
Live Nation and Raycom-Legacy Content Company, in partnership with Mattel, are relaunching the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Tour, kicking off its international return to live events with new trucks in an upcoming five-stop tour across Europe.
And the breathtaking family entertainment tour includes dates at The O2 on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 January with matinee and evening shows beginning at 10am and 5pm.
Tickets go on sale Friday, September 24 from www.livenation.co.uk
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live is going BIG in its return with more trucks than ever before! The all-new Mega Wrex™ truck towers with its 12-foot dinosaur design, bolstering 1800 horsepower to crush the competition. This addition to the tour is sure to be a favorite. Fans will also be introduced to the new Bigfoot Midwest Madness™, a collaboration between Hot Wheels and Bigfoot®. Lastly, Race Ace™ will join as another new monster truck to the event series, bearing the iconic Hot Wheels flame design.
The tour continues to bring audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys including returning favorites – Bone Shaker™, Tiger Shark, V8 Bomber™, and Demo Derby. Event performances will also feature a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot Megasaurus, and the high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross! Fans will experience exciting show action and fuel-injected playfulness with over-the-top smashing, crashing, and epic monster truck competitions and battles!
The popular Crash Zone Pre-Show Party is back and will begin 2-1/2 hours before every performance. The unique experience provides fans access to the competition floor to see the outrageous designs and epic size of the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks!! Fans can make the day even more memorable with an adrenaline-fueled VIP Package – including amazing views of the action, merchandise, guided Monster Truck tours and more! More information available at: https://vipnation.eu/hotwheelsmonstertruckslive.
“We hope that parents and kids will continue to be blown away by Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live,” said Julie Freeland, Senior Director of Location Based Entertainment at Mattel. “The franchise, which has been so successful at igniting the challenger spirit in kids, has allowed families to share their love of Hot Wheels and we can’t wait to bring the tour to new European cities this spring!”
Senior Vice President Touring, International Music, Live Nation, Tim McWilliams said: “As the world’s largest live-entertainment company, we’ve been part of many incredible shows, but we are especially thrilled to be working on Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, which combines a thrilling family orientated spectacle with the iconic Hot Wheels brand.”
“We experienced unprecedented success in 2020 delivering the first-ever Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Tour to our international fans,” added Ken Hudgens, President & CEO of Raycom- Legacy Content Company. “We’re excited to continue our partnership with Live Nation as we grow our global presence and engage new audiences with unmatched entertainment in a full-sized, immersive Hot Wheels® experience!”
HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS LIVE 2022 EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:
Mon 03 – Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro
Tues 04 – Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro
Sat 08 – London, UK The O2
Sun 09 – London, UK The O2
Sat 15 – Liverpool, UK M&S Bank Arena
Sun 16 – Liverpool, UK M&S Bank Arena
Sat 05 – Barcelona, ES Palau Sant Jordi
Sun 06 – Barcelona, ES Palau Sant Jordi
Sat 12 – Herning, DK Jyske Bank Boxen
Sun 13 – Herning, DK Jyske Bank Boxen