Super Bowl Activities in the Bold North

Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon 

When: 10:00AM-8:00PM CT 

Where: Nicollet Mall (between 6th and 12th Street)

·         Learn more about what you can see and experience at Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon at mnsuperbowl.com/SBLIVE

 

Concert Lineup @ Verizon UpStage 

When:  2:00 - 9:00PM CT 

Where: VerizonUp Stage at Ice Mountain (Nicollet Mall and 8th Street) 

·         2:00 pm DJ Kimuel Hailey

·         3:15 p.m. Bailey Bryan

·         4:00 p.m. Sara Renner

·         5:00 p.m. The Steeles

·         6:00 p.m. Twin Cities Gospel Choir

·         7:00 p.m. Sounds of Blackness with Big Jim Wright & Ann Nesby

Bold Hope In The North

When: 2:00PM

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church at Nicollet Mall and 12th Street, Minneapolis

 

You are invited to an Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate Unity and Shared Purpose January 28, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church at Nicollet Mall and 12th Street, Minneapolis. In partnership with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, this celebration will showcase Minnesota’s national leadership in multi-faith dialogue and cooperation, and will raise money to prevent homelessness through the Interfaith Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The celebration will feature music, testimonies from people helped by the Emergency Rental Assistance Program...and a few surprises!

 

For more information, contact Westminster at 612.332.3421

To donate to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program go to www.dceh.org/give

Schwan’s Tailgate Truck Tower

Where: The corner of 8th Street S. and Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl LIVE

·         Schwan’s will be delivering big smiles throughout the 10-day Super Bowl LIVE events by combining festival goers’ love of football, food and fun. 

·         The company is building a tower of Schwan’s iconic yellow delivery trucks that will stand more than 40-feet tall in the middle of the action in downtown Minneapolis.

·         While visiting the tower, fans can…

o   Compete head-to-head in an interactive video game displayed on the tower

o   Make their own virtual bobble heads

o   Enjoy delicious free food during Schwan’s Two Minute Drill surprise sampling moments

·         Schwan’s has teamed up with professional football tight end Kyle Rudolph to fight hunger right here in Minnesota.

o   Together we are working to raise money for Second Harvest Heartland, a Minneapolis-St Paul based food bank. Schwan’s pledges to donate $5 for every order by a new customer submitted between Jan, 26 and Feb. 5.

Built Ford Tough Sleigh Ride – Player Appearances 

When: 10:00AM – 8:00PM CT 

Where: 8th Street (At Marquette) And 12th Street (At 2nd Avenue)

 

At Super Bowl Live, experience the Built Ford Tough Sleigh Ride. Sleighs pulled by Ford Trucks, the Official Truck of the NFL and Super Bowl LII, will take fans on complimentary sleigh rides through downtown Minneapolis. Fans can register for the free sleigh rides at the sleigh stops on 8th Street (at Marquette), and 12th street (at 2nd Avenue).

 

The 8th street location will feature a lineup of Ford trucks and special appearances by NFL players and Legends. At both locations fans can enter the Toughest Ticket Sweepstakes for a chance to win 2018 season tickets to their favorite team’s home games. No purchase necessary. Must be legal resident of 50 U.S. or DC, 21 years of age or older. See official rules for details.

 

Player Appearances: 

1:00pm-2:00pm: Everson Griffen

3:00pm-4:00pm: Jerrick McKinnon

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm: Randall McDaniel

Bridgestone Elite Performance Center – Player Appearances 

Where: Dayton’s Project, Nicollet Mall and 8th Street

Get into the action at the Bridgestone Elite Performance Center. Dive into our foam-pit to make a game-winning catch, test your arm by making three passes in a row at Tic-Tac-Tire, challenge your friends to a game of EA Sports Madden NFL 18, and capture a digital keepsake with a unique photo experience. Fans will also have the opportunity to catch a pass from current NFL players and NFL legends during multiple sessions throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl LII. 

 

12-1pm – Anthony Barr

3:30-4:30pm – Stefon Diggs 

 

Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis 

When: 10:00AM – 8:00PM CT 

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center 

Get inside the Game at Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis, the NFL's interactive theme park at the Minneapolis Convention Center: 

·         Experience the NFL in Virtual Reality

·         Free Autographs from NFL Players

·         Take a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy

·         NFL Flag Clinics

·         Play 60 Zone for the smallest NFL fans

·         Visit NFL Shop, the largest spot for exclusive NFL Merchandise

Bold Hope In The North

When: 2:00PM

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church at Nicollet Mall and 12th Street, Minneapolis

 

You are invited to an Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate Unity and Shared Purpose January 28, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church at Nicollet Mall and 12th Street, Minneapolis. In partnership with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, this celebration will showcase Minnesota’s national leadership in multi-faith dialogue and cooperation, and will raise money to prevent homelessness through the Interfaith Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The celebration will feature music, testimonies from people helped by the Emergency Rental Assistance Program...and a few surprises!

 

For more information, contact Westminster at 612.332.3421

To donate to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program go to www.dceh.org/give

 

American Birkebeiner International Bridge

  • Interview opportunities with representatives from the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation and the American Birkebeiner International Bridge, a centerpiece of activities found at 9th Street & Nicollet Mall as part of Bold North and Super Bowl LIVE festivities.

  • Learn more about the bridge; the structure; its origin; its Nordic roots; what the bridge is normally used for at the American Birkebeiner, North America’s largest cross-country ski race; where the bridge calls home; snow & grooming the bridge; its transport and assembly in support of Super Bowl LIVE; how the “Birkie” lifestyle embraces life in the Bold North and is showcased on the Bridge during SBL.

  • Additional story ideas include:

    • Celebrating the Bold North and Super Bowl LII with the legendary Birkie “Shot-Ski” 

    • Celebrating the Midwest’s Nordic roots with Norwegian Warriors – Torstein, Skjervald and Inga – and their part in American Birkebeiner history

    • Opportunities to experience how we embrace life in the Bold North

    • The story of the American Birkebeiner Bridge and all its details as noted above.

·         Sunday, Jan 28 – 10am to 11am 

 

Tostitos Cantina 

Where: On 8th Street near Nicollet Mall 

Tostitos chips and dips — a staple of any Super Bowl party — believes in getting people together. For fans in Minneapolis during the week leading up to the game, Tostitos will have a Cantina-style experience at Super Bowl Live complete with technology to create their own Super Bowl party invite — perhaps serving as a last-minute reminder for their friends. Tostitos is also offering buy-one, get-one-free Tostitos dip coupons to hosts who create videos as a bonus for participating. 

 

For fans unable to make the trip to Minneapolis, Tostitos is offering a personalized ad for every person throwing a Super Bowl party through their Tostitos “Super Bowl Ads for All” program. “Super Bowl Ads for All” is a digital ad invite creator that composes a completely unique and personalized Super Bowl party invitation. Available at Tostitos.com, Super Bowl party hosts can create a video featuring themes that have made Super Bowl ads so iconic over the years – including talking babies, puppies and ’90s Icon Alfonso Ribeiro. 

 

On Friday, February 2nd, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (11:30am-1pm) and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4pm-5:30pm) will visit the Tostitos Cantina to meet and greet football fans at Super Bowl Live. 

 

Alfonso Ribeiro, featured in the Tostitos “Super Bowl Ads for All” campaign, will be visiting the Tostitos Cantina to say hi to fans on Thursday, February 1st from 4:15pm to 5pm.

Doritos Blaze Lounge

Where: Nicollet Mall and 9th Street

Doritos is bringing the heat to Super Bowl LII with the Doritos Blaze Lounge. The Doritos Blaze Lounge highlights the latest product innovation Doritos Blaze, a bold new flavor that bring the heat featuring a complex flavor and heat that builds as you crunch. During the game, Doritos Blaze is coming together with MTN DEW ICE, two PepsiCo product innovations that recently hit store shelves nationwide, for a :60 in-game Super Bowl LII advertisement. The ad features award-winning actors Morgan Freeman for MTN DEW ICE and Peter Dinklage for Doritos Blaze intensely facing off. Doritos returns after its successful 10-year run of the “Crash the Super Bowl” campaign that concluded at Super Bowl 50. 

Hallmark Touchdown Moment Snow Globe and photo opportunity
When: Friday, January 26 – Sunday, February 4

Where: Hallmark Snow Globe (Super Bowl Village, 11th and Nicollet)

 

Fans will also be able to capture and share their “Touchdown Moment” in the Hallmark Snow Globe. The 24ft high football-shaped globe creates the perfect photo backdrop for families and fans looking to remember their time in Minneapolis and post their experience via social media with the hashtag #TouchdownMomentContest and tagging @Hallmark.  You could score a $500 Visa gift card to celebrate your #TouchdownMoment. 

 

Rashad Jennings will be at the Snow Globe Feb. 3 to share his #TouchdownMoment from this past year. 

 

Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl experience and pet adoption event at Super Bowl Live

When:  Friday, January 26 – Sunday, February 4

Where:  Inside the Dayton’s Building (Super Bowl Live, 8th and Nicollet)

 

For the first time, fans of the Hallmark Channel’s beloved pet adoption event, “Kitten Bowl,” will have the opportunity to experience the cuteness live and in person at Hallmark Channel Stadium featuring rescue kittens from the North Shore Animal League looking for forever homes. This ten-day event leads up to the televised “Kitten Bowl V” premiering exclusively on Hallmark Channel Sunday, February 4 at 12 p.m. ET/PT. Fans are encouraged to follow all the feline play-by-play on Twitter at @hallmarkchannel #KittenBowl.

 

Hands-on family fun at Crayola Experience Mall of America

When:  Friday, January 26 – Sunday, February 4

Where:  Mall of America (300 South Avenue, Bloomington)

 

Crayola Experience Mall of America is the ultimate family destination for interactive and creative play. One of only four in the nation, this 60,000 square foot, larger-than-life attraction features 25 hands-on activities for a full day of family fun. Name and wrap your own crayon, star in your own coloring page, see crayons made live and so much more. And in honor of the Super Bowl, show your team spirit with colorful football-themed crafts and keepsakes.

 

Follow the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee on Social Media:

 

Twitter: @mnsuperbowl2018 

Facebook: Minnesota Super Bowl 2018 

Instagram: mnsuperbowl2018

Snapchat: mnsuperbowl2018 

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