Kids who love trucks may enjoy getting up close to Monster Jam trucks, taking photographs and getting autographs from drivers at the preshow “Pit Parties” before the afternoon Monster Jam Triple Threat Series shows Jan. 26 and 27 at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum.
Pit Parties run from 10:30 a.m. to noon and are an optional add-on to a 1 p.m. show ticket. The show features eight competitors in customized high-powered vehicles capable of doing back flips and vertical two-wheel skills. The drivers participating in the Pit Parties include: Joe Urie in Zombie, Jack Brown in Megalodon, Bernard Lyght in Alien Invasion, Krysten Anderson in Grave Digger, Blake Granger in Max-D, Tristan England in Earth Shaker, Kristen Hope in Monster Mutt Dalmation and Armando Castro in El Toro Loco.
Tickets to the show start at $20; the Pit Party add-on is $15 per person. Shows are at 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. For more information, visit monsterjam.com. To buy tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.