Super Bowl LII

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Super Bowl LII
US Bank Stadium - West Facade.jpg
Date February 4, 2018
Stadium U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV in the United States
Network NBC

Super Bowl LII, the 52nd Super Bowl and the 48th modern-era National Football League (NFL) championship game, will decide the league champion for the 2017 season. It will be held on February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the second Super Bowl in Minneapolis, which previously hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992. The game will be televised nationally by NBC.

Host-selection process[edit]

On October 8, 2013, the league announced the following three host finalists:[1][2][3]

Minneapolis was selected at the league owners' meeting held in Atlanta on May 20, 2014.[4]

Events[edit]

The 2018 Saint Paul Winter Carnival will conclude on Super Bowl Sunday. About once a decade, including during the 1992 Super Bowl hosted in Minneapolis, the Carnival has hosted a large ice palace. Organizers again plan to build an ice palace to attract Super Bowl visitors to Saint Paul in 2018.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Orleans, Minneapolis, Indy finalists for Super Bowl LII". NBC. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "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 
  3. ^ NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on future Super Bowls, expanding postseason. NFL.com. October 8, 2013. Event occurs at 1:05. Retrieved February 11, 2014. We will have three cities competing for Super Bowl LII: New Orleans, Minneapolis and Indianapolis 
  4. ^ Wells, Mike. "Minneapolis awarded Super Bowl in 2018". ESPN. 
  5. ^ Melo, Frederick (May 24, 2014). "St. Paul hopes to cash in on Super Bowl with palace-sized plans". Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Retrieved February 7, 2016.