Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Monster Trucks Rumble into the Wildwoods for Monster Truck Beach Races, Friday, September 26 – Sunday, September 28

The Wildwoods, NJ – The thrill and exhilaration of monster truck racing comes to the Wildwoods’ award-winning beaches Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28 with Wildwood Motor Events’ Monster Truck Beach Races. Be prepared for an action-packed weekend that will be sure to entertain the entire family.

The Monster Truck Beach Races will feature the country’s biggest trucks – including Bigfoot, Snakebite, Gunslinger, Avenger, Brutus, Black Stallion and Higher Education – squaring off on a custom beach race course, located right on the Wildwoods beach between Spicer and Spencer Avenues, for their chance to win the title of ‘King of the Beach.’

Races take place on the Wildwoods’ beach between Mariner’s Landing and Adventure Pier. The weekend kicks off with the qualifying races on Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m., followed by finals races on Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m. There will also be a FREE pit party before each of Saturday’s races as well as before the final competition on Sunday.

In addition to these heart-pounding races, the event will also feature Megasaurus, Jet Powered Smart Car and Tough Truck Races along with food and merchandise vendors and monster truck rides on the beach. The Monster Truck Beach Races will take place rain or shine.

General admission tickets for Friday, September 26 are $17 for adults and $12 for children. Tickets for Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 are $30 for adults and $20 for children each day. Multi-day ticket packages are also available for both adults and children. To qualify for children’s tickets they must be 13 years old or younger. Children under 3 years old do not need a ticket to enter. Gates will open one hour before the start time of each race.

For additional information about the Monster Truck Beach Races, call 609-522-4546. To purchase tickets, visit

Tickets will also be available at the gate, each day of the event.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.         


About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the development, research, planning, marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 180 annual special events to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals and the National Marbles Tournament, among others.

The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions. The Wildwoods were named among the top three Boardwalks in the nation as a Best Boardwalk for Food by; #1 Boardwalk in the nation by in 2014, 2013 and 2012; and the Wildwoods’ Morey’s Amusement Piers were named in 2014 among the Top 25 Piers in the World by TripAdvisor and among the Top 10 Piers by Coastal Living Magazine. 

In 2013 the Wildwoods were also recognized as one of the Most Awesome Boardwalks in America by; as the Favorite Shore Town by Delaware County Daily Times readers; as the Favorite Beach and Boardwalk by readers; the Top Family-Friendly Beach Town by; and as One of America’s Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns by families voting in FamilyFun magazine. They were also named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 Top Ten New Jersey Beaches public survey, sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Wildwoods’ beaches were also named “Best Beach for Family Vacations,” “Best Beach for Tourism,” “Best Beach for Events,” “Best Beach for Eco-Tourism” and “Best Beach for Day Trips” in the same surveys. The Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by in 2012; and Smarter Travel also named the Wildwoods Boardwalk, one of “Americas Best Boardwalks.” The 2012 list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor included the Wildwoods, and voted the Wildwoods one of “Americas Top 10 Scenic Seasides of the Summer.” In addition, the Wildwoods were voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest; and were one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top
Ten American Boardwalks” for two years in a row.

For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site,

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