Monster Jam Roars Into Rosemont – 2018

Hear that? Yep, it’s the roaring and rumbling of monster truck engines. But wait, there’s more! When Monster Jam roars into Rosemont this March they’re bringing the famous Monster Jam trucks (of course), but also the Speedsters and ATVs.

Monster Jam will be at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont Friday, March 2 through Monday, March 5, 2018.

Monster Jam’s not just for the boys – it’s family fun for everyone and it’s one of the only sports that pits male and female world-class drivers against each other on the same track for the same championship title.


Monster Jam trucks

Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.

Want more fun facts? Click here – Monster Jam: Monster Truck Fun Facts

Competing to be the Chicago-area champ are:

  • Colton Eichelberger from Paxton, Ill., son of 11-time Monster Jam World Finals champion Tom Meents, driving Max-D
  • Tyler Menninga, 19 years old, driving Grave Digger, arguably the most famous Monster Jam truck of all time
  • Kayla Blood, one of two female driver-athletes in the field, driving El Toro Loco
  • Myranda Cozad driving crowd-favorite Scooby-Doo
  • Bari Musawwir, Monster Jam’s first-ever Young Guns Shootout winner, driving Zombie
  • Tony Ochs, former Apache helicopter crew chief, driving Soldier Fortune Black Ops
  • Trent Montgomery driving Megalodon
  • Jack Brown driving the popular Monster Mutt Rottweiler.

New for 2018: Following racing, fans will have the chance to vote for the truck winner in the donut, wheelie and freestyle competitions by real-time, in-arena fan voting on their smartphones.

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Monster Jam show times and ticket information

Show dates and times for Monster Jam Triple Threat Series 2018 at the Allstate Arena are:

  • Friday, March 2, 2018, at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 1:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 1:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 6:30 pm
  • Monday, March 5, 2018, at 7:00 pm

Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at $20. Tickets are available at and all Ticketmaster retail locations, the Allstate Arena box office, and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

Pit Parties on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to Noon give fans the opportunity to meet the Monster Jam athletes and get up close to the Monster Jam trucks. Pit passes are priced at $10 on Saturday, and $15 on Sunday, and can only be purchased in conjunction with tickets to the same-day Saturday or Sunday 1 p.m. show.


Been there, done that tip:

Monster Jam is LOUD. I strongly suggest bringing ear protection, especially for young or sensitive guests. Ear protection is available for purchase at the event, but you’ll likely pay more at the event than if you bring your own. We have a set of HearTek Earmuffs Hearing Protection (affiliate links) we’ve use for years at Monster Jam and we’ve been very happy with them.

Want more information about going to the show or about Rosemont’s All-State Arena? Read about our experience in 2013 here: Monster Jam 2013.


  1. oh WOW! Wishing we lived near IL — my kids would have loved to see this!!!

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