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Monster X Tour makes pit stop in Abilene

Published On: Feb 01 2013 08:34:27 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 01 2013 10:49:56 AM CST

KTXS Morning Reporter Ariana Garza got a ride in "Rock Star," a monster truck at the Monster Truck show in Abilene Feb. 1-2. KTXS Meterologist Julie Phillps was there to try and give a play-by-play over the loud truck engines.

ABILENE, Texas -

A world-touring monster truck show will stop by the Taylor County Coliseum Friday and Saturday night. 

The 2013 Monster X Tour begins at 7:30 p.m. both nights and will feature family-friendly events including monster truck battles, freestyle motocross, demolition derbies and races.

Audience members can purchase a pit party pass for $5 for a meet-and-greet with the monster truck drivers. Pit parties begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Tickets and pit party passes can be purchased online at www.monsterxtour.com.

The Taylor Co. Coliseum is located on the Expo Center campus at 1700 Texas Highway 36, across from the Abilene Zoo.