Minnesota to Host Super Bowl LII in 2018

By Kevin Kelley -
New Vikings Stadium

Minnesota will host Super Bowl LII in 2018, the NFL announced today.

The game will be played at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Minneapolis. The stadium is currently under construction and is projected to open in 2016.

The stadium is being built at a cost of $976.2 million. Officially, it will seat 65,000 but can be expanded to 73,000.

Minneapolis also hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992. The game between Washington and Buffalo was played at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.

Future Super Bowl Sites

  • 2015 – University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
  • 2016 – Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
  • 2017 – Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
  • 2018 – New Vikings Stadium, Minneapolis, MN
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5 Comments to Minnesota to Host Super Bowl LII in 2018

  1. guest said....

    I hope ATL will get to host a Super Bowl in its new stadium

    May 20, 2014 at 11:39 pm
  2. Matt said....

    The NFL likes to reward teams who build new stadiums with hosting a Super Bowl so I am pretty sure that Atlanta’s turn will come.

    As a Vikings fan, I am very happy that Minnesota will host Super Bowl LII. It hasn’t fully sunk in yet but over the next four years it definitely will!

    May 21, 2014 at 11:02 am
  3. RON said....

    What about Seattle as host? It is the most gorgeous setting in football and warmer than New York City.

    May 21, 2014 at 12:22 pm
  4. Josh said....

    You can say what you want about the new stadium craze, but I think Minnesota’s have been justified (both Target Field and the new Vikings dome). The Metrodome was a bust and it took the roof caving in to get a new stadium plan going. The new Vikings stadium looks a classy venue without being too exorbitant, while Target Field is a classic baseball venue. Sports fans in the Twin Cities have it pretty good right now.

    May 21, 2014 at 2:16 pm

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