Showing posts with label rogers centre. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rogers centre. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Win Tickets to the Monster Jam Show

Monster Jam is coming to Toronto on January 16th 7 p.m. and 17th at 2 p.m. to Rogers Centre. My family and I enjoy going to the Monster Jam show, as it is an incredible family friendly experience starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster trucks. 

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Flying trucks @MonsterJam

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We had an awesome time at the 2013 Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour when they came to the Rogers Centre.
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My mini Monster Jam fans and I had a wonderful time getting down and dirty at the Monster Jam Pizza Party in the Pit, where we got to meet the drivers, ask questions, get autographs and take pictures.  
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Decorating the Crush Car and shovelling the dirt to make the sand mound for the show were a lot of fun for my children.
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We really enjoyed getting up close to take a look at the 10,000 pound Monster Truck.  My son being a fan of trucks asked Cam McQueen how come there were no doors and how these big trucks were built.  I was happy how nice the drivers were and they answered his questions and explained by showing, so a four year old could say that's cool :)  It would have been nice to see how the inside of the truck looks.
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We went to watch the show on the opening day.  I really liked how they started the show with the national anthem and then had all the trucks revving up around the track.  
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The 1st half of the show was a racing competition.
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During a small break they had competition with three wheel dirt bikes.
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Before the freestyle part of the show started they had two robots and fireworks.  
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My children and we really enjoyed watching the second half of the show, when the trucks did tricks and was flying over the dirt mounds.  
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When the trucks were changing or had to be removed, the audience were distracted by t-shirts thrown for lucky people in the crowd to catch.  
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It was almost like the trucks were little toys because of the way they were flying around and tumbling.
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This jaw-dropping showcase of freestyle and racing competition features the largest, most advanced automotive machines in the world.  
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These custom-designed monster trucks average 12 feet tall by 12 feet wide. The tires are 66" tall and the trucks weighs a minimum of 10,000 lbs. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam monster trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds for up to 100 miles per hour.  
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Monster trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.  
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Canada’s very own dedicated monster truck Northern Nightmare driven by Cam McQueen competed against 16 trucks on the opening day which included Grave Digger®, El Toro Loco, Metal Mulisha, Bounty Hunter, Avenger, Rap Attack, Max D®, Wrecking Crew, Aftershock, Krazy Train, Bat Man and Scarlet Bandit.
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Monster Jam has been touring cities across Canada, check to see when they are touring your city.  Don't forget your earplugs when you are going to watch the show it is very important! :)
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Monday, January 21, 2013

Disney's live show Phineas and Ferb was entertaining


We had a fabulous time watching Disney's live performance, Phineas and Ferb when they came to Roger's Centre, Toronto last weekend.  This show was very entertaining and engaging for children and adults.  We liked the music, energy, the songs, costumes and the liveliness of the show. 
About 10 minutes before the show started some of the performers got our attention by asking questions related to Phineas and Ferb.  My daughter knew the answer from the TV series, which made her more excited.  
My son was looking forward to see Perry from the start, so he was excited when Perry the Platypus entered the show in the midst of the audience with lights flashing and bodyguards around him.  
My son's favourite part was the Bollywood dance; he found it quite funny and was laughing about it even after the show.  

The backdrop (or cyclorama) was very original and I liked how they incorporated it to the show.
When the characters came into the stage.
When Perry was talking.
Perry and Dr. Doofenshmirtz fighting with lightsabers
Perry fighting with the bad guys and ninjas.
The monster truck, that resembles the Monster Jam trucks.  I will be posting about that soon.
My daughter likes the part when the "busted" song was played.  My husband and I really enjoyed all the parts, especially when Candace was controlled by the machine and she acted like Vicki from the 80s TV show Small Wonder.  
The show kept the audience engaged throughout, as some goodies were thrown for the audience to catch, balls bounced and in the end there were glittery paper thrown in the VIP section.  Some children from the VIP section were also asked to come on stage to dance.  I thought it was well choreographed that it put me in the mood to start planning for summer :) 
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Monday, January 7, 2013

Win tickets and Join us @DisneyonIce Rockin' Ever After

Disney on Ice Rockin' Ever After is coming to Toronto during the March Break from March 13 to 17, 2013.  This all new live production has a cast of fabulous Disney skaters that will bring our favourite moments from Disney Pixar's Brave, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast through a musical showcase.
Jam to a Scottish jig as a group of royal contenders from the latest Disney Pixar film, Brave, competes to win the heart of headstrong, sharp-shooting Merida, making her ice debut! 
Experience a show-stopping performance as Sebastian breaks out of his shell for one night only to make waves with Ariel.  
A chorus of harmless hooligans from Tangled unleashes musical mayhem when they get a visit from the sassy and spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally Flynn.  
And, get your feet moving as the Beast and his castle's enchanted entourage take center stage in a spectacular show for Belle.
It will be a rockin' remix of royalty when Disney On Ice brings this superstar line-up to your hometown!

Offer:
Use the promo code DLKIDDO (on the box for "promotions" not on the family pack box) to get 4 tickets for $104.  This code is valid now thru Jan 13.  
Maximum of 4 tickets each ticket thereafter each ticket is $26.  
This offer is not valid for front row or VIP seating.  No double discounts.  Additional fees may apply.
Children under 2 years do not need tickets.

Giveaway:
Win a maximum of 6 tickets for the opening day performance by entering through the rafflecopter below. Giveaway is open until Feb 16, 2013 to people in Toronto or those who can attend.  
Winner must follow all my social media networks and leave a comment on this post.  The winner has 24 hours to respond from the time of contact to claim the prize.  
Update: The winner is Shannon

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Our fun experience @Disneyonice World of Fantasy

We had a fabulous time admiring the talent of wonderful skaters, the creative stories, lighting and the colourful costumes at the World of Fantasy Disney on Ice show.  We were excited throughout the show and it is a memorable experience.  The members of the Disney clubhouse introduced the Cars.  My son was thrilled to watch the cars racing all over the ice
After the Cars came the fairies from Pixie Hollow that kept us entertained.  
It was cool when Tinker Bell was putting the pixie dust all over while she was flying.  
My daughter's favourite part was during the little mermaid Ariel's performance, when Sebastian the red crab was clapping his hands and singing.  I liked the special effects of the bubbles during the show. 
 
I really like the second half of the show when the characters from Toy Story performed.  It brought back memories of the types of toys I owned and used to play with.  
We all enjoyed watching Barbie, Ken, Buzz, Woody, the green army and all the characters from Toy Story performed.  
The musical performance with all the extra effects was fabulous.  World of Fantasy Disney on Ice show will be performing until December 30th at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.      
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Monday, September 17, 2012

Monster Jam: Crush Hunger food drive


Monster Jam: Crush Hunger food drive is coming to Canada for the first time.  Monster Jam is aiming to donate thousands of pounds non-perishable items to those in need this Thanksgiving.  Starting October 3rd Monster Jam will be in Hamilton, London and Winnipeg.  They will be in Toronto on October 5th 8 am to 4 pm. at the Rogers centre.  

This family friendly event will give us the opportunity to meet Monster jam star Cam McQueen and take pictures with the truck Northern Nightmare in front of Rogers Centre.  We can also colour crush cars, get autographs and enjoy family entertainment while supporting those in need.   The first 500 people to donate 5 non-perishable canned goods will receive a free Monster Jam ticket to watch a local 2013 Maple Leaf Monster Jam show of their choice. 
There is a limited number of vouchers and there is a maximum of one voucher per person.  Once the limited number of vouchers are complete, people who donate will get a $5 discount coupon for the show.  

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Sesame street is coming to Toronto



Sesame Street Live 1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo & Friends is coming to Rogers Centre, Toronto from Friday May 4th to Sunday May 6th.


All the Sesame Street friends will be there for this high energy musical entertainment. The characters Big bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert, Ernie and others will have fun adventures which will teach children that they can be anyone, do anything and go anywhere with their imagination.

The show is 1 1/2 hours with a 15 minutes intermission. There are 6 performances with lots of songs, dancing and audience participation.


The performance schedule
Friday May 4th: 10:30 AM & 6:30 PM
Saturday May 5th: 10:30 AM & 2 PM
Sunday May 6th: 12 PM & 3:30 PM

Giveaway
If you want to win passes for a family of 4, please leave a comment on this post with an email address or a link to contact. The giveaway ends on April 22th.
Please follow my Facebook page and twitter so you know when the winner is announced.
Update: The winner is marlibu

Special offer to the readers
Save $3 per ticket using the code ERNIE online at ticketmaster.ca
(Excludes Gold Circle & Sunny Seats. Not valid on Opening night or previously purchased tickets. Cannot be combined with any other offer)


See you there :)

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