Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ Features Return of Hometown Legend BIGFOOT® at St. Charles Show
The king of monster trucks, BIGFOOT®, returns home for the first time in 10 years in
worldwide family entertainment tour featuring iconic Hot Wheels® monster trucks!
December 17, 2019: St. Charles, MO– For the first time, Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™ will visit Family Arena on January 4-5, 2020 for three epic performances! Families and fans of all ages will experience the thrill of watching hometown favorite BIGFOOT, the one that started it all, compete with famous Hot Wheels monster trucks in an exhilarating action-packed show for the whole family!
“We are so excited to be back in front of our hometown – I hope to see as many of our local fans as possible! And to be working with Hot Wheels again is just wonderful, especially as we all believe that the kids are what this is all about!” Bob Chandler, founder and owner of BIGFOOT, The Original Monster Truck®, who is credited with starting the entire Monster Truck industry.
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live brings the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the iconic Hot Wheels monster trucks toys including Bone Shaker™, Tiger Shark™, V8 Bomber™, Demo Derby and Hot Wheels® Racing 1. Highlighting the show is the exciting return of the Original Monster Truck, BIGFOOT, to the St. Louis market for the first time in 10 years! Fans will be fully immersed in exciting action and competitions as their favorite monster trucks perform daring jumps and stunts with epic bashing and crashing throughout the show. In addition, all event performances will include a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot MEGASAURUS, and the high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross!
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live always delivers a great value for the whole family, with kids tickets just $8! Tickets and event information are available at www.hotwheelsmonstertruckslive.com.
Show times are as follows:
- Saturday, January 4, 2020 – 12:30pm /Crash Zone 10:00am
- Saturday, January 4, 2020 – 7:30pm /Crash Zone 5:00pm
- Sunday, January 5, 2020 – 1:30pm /Crash Zone 11:00am
The popular Crash Zone Pre-Show Party is FREE with every ticket purchase and held 2-1/2 hours before every performance! Fans are invited to come out early for a chance to get up close and personal with the stars of the show, collect autographs from all the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live performers and see their favorite monster truck in real life form. A valid event ticket is required to enter the venue for the Crash Zone Pre-Show Party but does not guarantee entry as there is a Crash Zone event capacity, which will be monitored by the venue on event day. Entry into the Crash Zone Pre-Show Party will be on a first come, first serve basis.
A FREE post-show autograph session will take place on the concourse after every show. Fans are invited to stay after the show to get photos and autographs from the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live performers.
The Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live tour is a partnership between Mattel and Raycom-Legacy Content Company. Visit www.HotWheelsMonsterTrucksLive.com for more information.
BIGFOOT®, The Original Monster Truck®, started life as the Chandler family 4X4, becoming a promotional tool for their 4WD business, later rising to be 1 of the “Top 5 Marketing Vehicles of All Time,” leading to the creation of the entire Monster Truck industry. BIGFOOT has 50 National Championships and numerous world records, has appeared in numerous movies, and has traveled to over 25 countries. Today the team includes 5 full-time race and 2 full-time display trucks, the world’s only All-Battery-Powered Monster Truck, the world’s Tallest & Heaviest Pick-up truck, and BIGFOOT #1, the truck that started it all. They see over 4 million people live each year, and in 2018 appeared in Steven Spielberg’s Blockbuster Ready Player One. Almost 10 million BIGFOOT toys have been sold worldwide in the last decade, and 2019 saw its return to the Hot Wheels line with 3 versions debuting. 2019 also saw Bob Chandler’s induction into the SEMA Hall of Fame and BIGFOOT joining the hugely successful Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live tour.
About Raycom-Legacy Content Company
Raycom-Legacy Content Company is a large-scale event operation, promotion, content production, licensing and media firm. The company produces entertainment experiences including Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live™, an international Monster Truck tour visiting North America and Europe. Raycom-Legacy Content Company is a partnership between Raycom Sports – a leading independent sports marketing, event management and production firm – and Legacy Motorsports Events – which was co-founded by entertainment and motorsports executives Ken Hudgens, Tim Murray, Eric Cole and Bob Boggess. The company is based in Charlotte, N.C.
About Mattel, Inc.
Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) 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® and Thomas & Friends®, 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.