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World’s Fastest Growing Monster Trucks Show Brings Fans a Thrilling Hot Wheels® Glow Party Experience for the Whole Family!

Newly launched Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party will light up the first half of its 2023 lineup with a robust 14-city tour across the US, while embarking on a 9-stop tour in Europe. Fans of all ages will be dazzled as they watch the iconic Hot Wheels Monster Trucks light up the floor in this one-of-a-kind, high-energy Glow Party experience.

Coming off a hugely successful Glow Party debut, the popular family entertainment tour quickly added 10 more Glow Party shows to its 2022 back half calendar, including a sell-out event in Ontario, Calif, followed by other highly anticipated stops in Portland, OR, Fort Worth, TX and Minneapolis, MN. The tour will kick off its 2023 campaign with a sweeping Glow Party experience across the US and Europe.

The thrilling new experience brings audiences the only opportunity to watch their favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks – Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Boneshaker™, Bigfoot® and more, plus the all-new Gunkster™ – LIGHT UP the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles. Event performances will also feature spectacular laser light shows exhilarating dance parties, and Hot Wheels toy giveaways. Plus, a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot MEGASAURUS, and the electrifying high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross! Special kids pricing is available for all shows providing a BIG value for the whole family!

The exciting Crash Zone Pre-Show Party will be held 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 along with autograph signings from their favorite drivers and performers. Each Crash Zone ticket includes an autograph card plus a souvenir pass and lanyard exclusive to Crash Zone attendees! Passes will be available to purchase while supplies last.

                                                                                                                                                                                                HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS LIVE GLOW PARTY 2023 U.S. TOUR DATES:

January 7th – 8th                      Thompson-Boling Arena                      Knoxville, TN

January 14th – 15th                   MVP Arena                                               Albany, NY

January 21st – 22nd                  Nassau Coliseum                                   Uniondale, NY

January 28th – 29th                 NOW Arena                                              Hoffman Estates, IL

February 4th – 5th                    Peoria Civic Center                                Peoria, IL

February 10th – 12th                CURE Insurance Arena                         Trenton, NJ

February 18th – 19th                Truist Arena                                             Highland Heights, KY

February 25th – 26th               Bert Ogden Arena                                  Edinburg, TX

March 3rd – 5th                         BMO Harris Bank Center                     Rockford, IL

March 10th – 12th                     Mid-America Center                              Council Bluffs, IA

March 17th – 19th                     Show Me Center                                      Cape Girardeau, MO

March 25th – 26th                   John Paul Jones Arena                         Charlottesville, VA

April 1st – 2nd                            Bryce Jordan Center                              State College, PA

April 22nd – 23rd                      Donald L. Tucker Civic Center             Tallahassee, FL

                                                                                                                                                                                                HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS LIVE GLOW PARTY 2023 EUROPE TOUR DATES:

January 2nd – 3rd                      OVO Hydro                                             Glasgow, UK

January 6th – 8th                      The O2 Arena                                         London, UK

January 14th – 15th                   AO Arena                                                Manchester, UK

February 4th – 5th                    Sportpaleis                                            Antwerp, BE

February 11th – 12th                 Royal Arena                                            Copenhagen, DK

February 18th – 19th                Tauron Arena                                         Cracow, PL

March 4th – 5th                        Wizink Center                                        Madrid, ES

April 8th – 9th                           M&S Bank Arena                                   Liverpool, UK

April 15th – 16th                        Utilita Arena                                          Birmingham, UK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  *Additional dates to be announced

 “The Glow Party was an instant success that led us to expand it to all upcoming Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live events in the US and Europe,” said Julie Freeland, Senior Director of Location Based Entertainment at Mattel. “The Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party brings a whole new level of fun and will ignite the challenger spirit in all who attend. New fans as well as returning fans will be blown away by this new way to experience Hot Wheels Monster Trucks.”

“With the success of the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party thus far, we’re excited to continue the amazing experience into 2023, both here domestically in the United States and abroad internationally” – Ken Hudgens, CEO Family Entertainment Live.

The Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live tour is a partnership between Mattel and Raycom-Legacy Content Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC.

About Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC

Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC is a diversified, family-oriented entertainment holding company that seeks to develop successful live event formats and other entertainment intellectual property. The Company’s live event formats include Magic of Lights®, an outdoor holiday lights experience displayed at venues throughout North America and Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, a Hot Wheels-themed monster truck show presented both in North America and internationally. The Company is headquartered in Medina, Ohio. For additional information, visit https://magicoflights.com or https://stage.hotwheelsmonstertruckslive.com

About Mattel, Inc.

Mattel is a leading global children’s entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain, and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and Mega®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music, and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential. Visit us online at www.mattel.com.