Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Superdome has previously hosted the Super Bowl on seven occasions, most recently Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 (New Orleans has hosted the Super Bowl on ten occasions in total). New Orleans will celebrate its Tricentennial in 2018, thus making it a favorite.
Minneapolis was selected at the league owners meeting on May 20, 2014.
^"Three bid cities tabbed finalists to host Super Bowl LII". NFL.com. October 8, 2013. Retrieved February 11, 2014. "NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Tuesday that the three bid cities for the game are Indianapolis, Minneapolis and New Orleans, according to sources involved with the process. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed the news during his Tuesday news conference"