The Monster Trucks are back in Cardiff

The world’s most famous Monster Jam trucks – Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, Max-D and pals defy gravity with jaw-dropping jumps, flips and donuts in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium

Get ready to hear the monstrous roar of engines and prepare for the ride of your life! The larger-than-life sport that always leaves you entertained, Monster Jam®, is returning to Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on the 19th May to deliver unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable entertainment for the entire family.

Monster Jam takes center stage in the Principality Stadium, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, ever-evolving trucks to the limit.

Tickets are priced from £15.00 plus fees booking

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From the legendary team that brings you Disney On Ice and Marvel Universe LIVE!, Feld Entertainment returns to the UK with Monster Jam. This adrenaline charged, non-stop action motorsports spectacular is set to be more jaw dropping than ever before.

Champion drivers push themselves to their limits in both championship racing and gravity- defying freestyle competitions to fuel fans with an adrenaline rush like never before. Combining high-octane, spontaneous stunts with the ultimate off-road motorsport competition, fans will witness the unexpected and the unforgettable.

Twelve of the world’s most famous Monster Jam trucks, including Monster Jam WorldFinals® champions Grave Digger® and Max-DTM, will be roaring into Cardiff to bring thrill and excitement like no other show out there. You won’t forget the first time you saw a Monster Jam truck defy gravity!

Unlike any other family show fans can meet their favourite drivers and get up close to the Monster Jam trucks by getting tickets to the ‘Pit Party’ – a once in a lifetime opportunity.

These world-class athletes have mastered not just the physical strength and mental stamina required to compete but also the crucial dexterity to navigate these 10,000 pound machines to amaze audiences with wheelies, donuts, cross ups and big air stunts. Audiences will also see rookies tested like they’ve never been tested before to take on thelegends.

 

  • Monster Jam trucks stand 12-feet tall and 10-feet wide, sitting atop 66-inch-tall tires and weighing a minimum of 12,000 pounds.
  • 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower is generated by these larger than life trucks that are capable of speeds of up to 70 miles per hour.
  • They can fly up to 125 to 130 feet in distance and up to 35 feet in the air.
  • If that wasn’t enough the ‘Pit Party’ allows fans to meet their favourite drivers, get up close to the Monster Jam trucks, participate in a variety of fun activities and purchase official Monster Jam merchandise such as flags, t-shirts and hats to show support for your favourite truck, team, and driver.

What about road closures?

There’s partial road closure in the city centre from the 19th May from early in the day.

Scott Road and Park Street will be closed as a result of the need to prepare Gate 5 and protect queuing fans.

The following roads will be closed as part of the full city centre road closure (12.30pm until 8.30pm)

  • Tudor Street from its junction with Clare Road to its junction with Wood Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted via Fitzhammon Embankment.)
  • Plantagenet Street and Beauchamp Street from their junctions with Despenser Place to their junctions with Tudor Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted.)
  • Saunders Road from its junction with St Mary Street.
  • Customhouse Street throughout its length (access to private car parks will be permitted).
  • Penarth Road from its junction with Saunders Road to the entrance leading to the rear of the Central Train Station.
  • The following roads will be closed in their entirety: High Street, St Mary Street, Caroline Street, Wood Street, Central Square, Westgate Street, Quay Street, Guildhall Place, Golate, Park Street, Havelock Street and Scott Road.

Additions: 
Civic Centre: Access to part of the Civic Centre will be controlled throughout the day, with access allowed only for event parking, limited commuter parking, loading and access to private car parks.

Roads affected include: King Edward VII Avenue, Museum Avenue, City Hall Road, College Road and Gorsedd Gardens Road.

From 6.00pm until 9.30pm, Station Terrace will be closed. Cars will be able to exit the Capitol Shopping Centre car park via North Edward Street, Station Terrace and travel northbound onto Newport Road and Dumfries Place.

Trains

Great Western Railwayis advising all customers that bus services will replace trains between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway on both Saturday and Sunday. Those travelling from Bristol Temple Meads will need to take a replacement service to Bristol Parkway and change for a connecting service to Cardiff.

Due to the Royal Wedding taking place in London, the rail network to London is expected to be very busy on Saturday.

Arriva Trains Walesis advising all customers that train services in the Cardiff area will be busy all day and extra capacity will be added where possible.

A post-match crowd management system will be in place at Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations.

Cardiff Queen Street Station is to be used for all local and valleys services, including Penarth, Barry, Coryton, Radyr, Merthyr, Treherbert, Aberdare and Rhymney services.

All services to Maesteg and Ebbw Vale services should use Cardiff Central. All of the information in Arriva Trains Services during event days can be viewed viawww.arrivatrains.wales/events

Passengers are advised to plan their journey in advance atwww.nationalrail.co.ukor by calling Travel Line Cymru on 0800 464 0000.