Feel the Earth move and watch cars get crushed when Monster Truck Madness comes to Upstate New York.

The Monster Truck Racing League will invade the Utica-Rome Speedway with two huge shows on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th. You won't just see one monster truck, or two....You'll be able to enjoy six full sized monster trucks crush all sorts of cars, trucks, and more. You'll also be able to enjoy high-flying freestyle motocross too.

According to Utica Rome Speedway, they will also have give you access to a Pre-Event Pit Party/Meet and Greet included with your ticket purchase. That means your kids and family will be able to take photos and meet the drivers. Want to take a ride? Monster Truck Rides are just $10.

Here's a look at a schedule of events:


Gates Open: Noon – Pit Party: 1-2 p.m. – Showtime: 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are priced very reasonable too:

Adult Admission: $20 (Advance Sale) – $25 (At the Gate)

Kids (ages 3-12) Admission: $10 (Advance Sale) – $15 (At the Gate)

Children 2 & Under: FREE

Event Parking: $5

Monster Truck Madness takes place rain or shine and there are no refunds!

Don't Miss The Ultimate Outlaw 50’ Modifieds & Patriot Sprint Tour


On Tuesday, October 4th you'll want to head to the Utica Rome Speedway for the ‘Ultimate Outlaw 50’ Modifieds & Patriot Sprint Tour (PST) 360 Sprint Cars Cole Cup and Crate 602 Sportsman*

Gates Open for this event at 4PM, Hot Laps take place at 6PM, and racing starts at 7PM. Grandstand Admission is $28 (Adults); $26 (Seniors ages 65 & Up); Kids 11 and under are free. Pit Admission is $35 (Utica-Rome Members) or $40 (Non-Members). You can learn more online here.


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These 12 Awesome Wine Trails Criss-Cross The Whole of Upstate New York

Over the last decade or more, the wine industry in Upstate New York has exploded. Today there are over 100 wineries across our region. Some of them are big, corporate wineries and vineyards. Others are smaller "mom-and-pop" wineries in out-of-the-way rural places. All are excellent.

Upstate New York has a 12 full-fledged wine trails to offer visitors. These "trails" are organized to maximize a wine lover's experience in Upstate New York. The trails on this list cover the Hudson Valley, Catskills and Adirondacks, Central New York, Finger Lakes, and Western New York regions.

Each entry has a link to the trail itself. Enjoy!



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