Monster Jam Thunder Alley - Everything You Need to Know

At Monster Jam Thunder Alley, five of Monster Jam's biggest superstars have taken over a part of Cedar Point.


Friday, May 17, 2019 10:14 AM


Cedar Point Press Release

Monster Jam Thunder Alley will take place May 18 -June 30, 2019, at Cedar Point's Celebration Plaza. The event is open during normal park operating hours and is included with park admission.

Monster Jam Thunder Alley

At Monster Jam Thunder Alley, five of Monster Jam's biggest superstars have taken over a part of the park. Each truck's personality and legacy are on display in unique, never-before-seen ways. Guests can create larger-than-life photo ops and memories, get up close to and sit inside real Monster Jam trucks, including Grave Digger®, El Toro Loco®, Megalodon®, Max-D™ and Zombie™, and explore immersive and interactive areas and elements to feel the excitement that is Monster Jam.

Monster Jam Freestyle Ride Truck Experience

Guests can strap in for an unforgettable ride in a real Monster Jam truck. Board an all-new, 10-passenger Grave Digger or Megalodon truck for an unforgettable ride on a thrilling Freestyle-inspired course. Once on board, guests will feel the roar of real Monster Jam action as the truck tackles the most obstacles on any ride truck track ever built. Monster Jam Garage Guests can interact with and learn how Monster Jam trucks come to life in this first-of-its kind Monster Jam Garage experience. They'll have the opportunity to touch, feel and turn real Monster Jam elements that make these mechanical marvels soar. Guests can see how a 1,500-horsepower engine works, turn enormous 645-pound tires on an axle, see how oversized shocks absorb punishing landings and crank the gears inside of a real transmission. Monster Jam Build-a-Truck Kids of all ages can let their imaginations take over as they build their very own mini Monster Jam truck. A nominal fee is required for this activity. Monster Jam Pit Stop Play Area Young Monster Jam fans can create their own Monster Jam action using authentic Monster Jam die-cast replicas on a miniature version of a Monster Jam track, complete with ramps and obstacles. A special soundtrack will put the fans in the action with sounds of an announcer, revving engines and more.

Grave Digger VIII

At Monster Jam Thunder Alley, guests can sit inside Grave Digger VIII, which has won more than 400 Monster Jam competitions. Photo/Walt Schmidt

Monster Jam Build-a-Truck

Kids of all ages can let their imaginations take over as they build their very own mini Monster Jam truck. A nominal fee is required for this activity.

Monster Jam Pit Stop Play Area

Young Monster Jam fans can create their own Monster Jam action using authentic Monster Jam die-cast replicas on a miniature version of a Monster Jam track, complete with ramps and obstacles. A special soundtrack will put the fans in the action with sounds of an announcer, revving engines and more.

Monster Jam Treats

Some of the exciting food and beverage offerings found at Monster Jam live events are coming to the park, along with food and beverage exclusive to the park event.

Monster Jam Driver Appearances

Trained at Monster Jam University to be world-class, Monster Jam drivers are athletes at their core and experts in four-wheeled, controlled aggression. Drivers will be on hand to sign autographs, take photos and meet Monster Jam fans on these select dates:

May 18 -19: Grave Digger driver Adam Anderson and Son-uva Digger® driver Ryan Anderson

June 15 -16: Former El Toro Loco driver and current Soldier Fortune TM driver Kayla Blood and Zombie driver Bari Musawwir

Fun Firsts

  • First time guests can sit inside an El Toro Loco truck
  • First time guests can sit inside Grave Digger VIII, which has won more than 400 Monster Jam competitions
  • First time guests can sit inside the Monster Jam World Finals Hot Seat
  • First time guests can get a photo with the new Monster Jam World Finals Champion trophy
  • First time guests can sit on top of Monster Jam tires
  • First time Zombie will have mechanically-moving arms
  • First time Monster Jam trucks will be displayed in extreme maneuvers

Freestyle Ride Truck Facts

  • First to be built based on real Monster Jam competition chassis
  • First to feature forward-facing seats to provide driver POV view
  • First to feature front row seats right next to the driver
  • First to feature stadium seating
  • First to feature adjustable exhaust volume and LED light packages
  • First Megalodon ride truck ever built
  • Grave Digger ride truck is Grave Digger XL, the 40th Grave Digger ever built
  • The track has the most obstacles of any Monster Jam ride truck tra·ck ever built