1255 Hempstead Tpke.
Uniondale, NY 11553
Description: The event will feature some of the most powerful monster trucks on the circuit, including the legendary Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, Advanced Auto Parts Grinder, El Toro Loco, Bounty Hunter, Scarlet Bandit, Aftershock and more. This four-wheeled extravaganza features heart-pounding racing and unbelievable freestyle driving. Standing at 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 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
Venue Description: Designed and built by Welton Becket and Associates as an Army/Air Force base was transformed in 1972 into the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Located on Long Island, this arena is home to the New York Islanders (NHL) and hosts a number of entertainment events from classic rock to current pop to children?s shows. Musical icons like Pink Floyd and the Rolling Stones graced the Coliseum stage in the 1980s, and it continues to attract pop and rock sensations nearly three decades later. Special events include auto shows, ice skating tours, basketball extravaganzas, and world famous circus acts. This arena seats more than 18,000 ticketholders and is equipped with 17 ticket windows, up to 27 concession locations, 32 luxury suites, a spacious pub and a French bistro.
The stadium is wheelchair-accessible and offers assistance to customers with visual, hearing, or mobility impairments if need be. Tickets for Coliseum-hosted events can be purchased through Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) or the Nassau Coliseum box office (516-794-9300).
Upcoming Events at Nassau Coliseum: