Getting around Super Bowl LII
U.S. Bank Stadium and events leading up to the Super Bowl are conveniently located around Minneapolis and the Twin Cities. There are many ways to get around.
Know Before You Go
If you’re starting to plan your trip, this is a great place to start! The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee wants to make your visit to the Bold North as seamless as possible and has compiled resources to help make this happen. The information you’ll find in Know Before You Go includes the range of transportation options and increased service information that will be offered during the 10-day festival.
Get to Minneapolis:
- By air.
- By public transportation.
- By car.
- By taxi and ride share.
- By skyways.
- View transportation FAQs.
Over the past several months, the City of Minneapolis has worked with stakeholders, including the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, the NFL, their vendors and numerous local community partners to craft a traffic management plan that will enhance the Super Bowl LII experience while providing as minimal disruption to traffic and parking as possible.
The goal is to ensure that those who live and work in the City of Minneapolis, as well as Super Bowl LII visitors, can travel as conveniently as possible while ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience at all the major events that will take place in our city.
Super Bowl LIVE Road Closures
Nicollet Mall from Sixth Street to 12th Street, along with Eighth Street between LaSalle and Marquette avenues, will be closed for Super Bowl LIVE Friday, Jan. 26-Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
There will be lane closures as well on the streets intersecting with that section of Nicollet. The streets crossing Nicollet will remain open during the event (from Sixth to 12th), but will be reduced from three to two travel lanes.
The street closure begin Monday, Jan. 15 for Nicollet and on Friday, Jan. 19 for Eighth Street. Crews are scheduled to remove Super Bowl LIVE attractions Feb. 5-7. The roadways will reopen after that or sooner.
Pedestrian access and sidewalks along Nicollet and Eighth Street will remain open during the event. Super Bowl LIVE is a free, 10-day festival leading up to Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4.
Super Bowl Experience Closures
Second Avenue and Grant Street adjacent to the Convention Center will be closed and open to permit holders only Jan. 24-Feb. 7, 2018 for Super Bowl Experience.
Additionally, the streets around the Convention Center on all sides will have intermittent closures, including First Avenue South, Third Avenue South and 16th Street East. Event removals will take place Feb. 4-Feb. 7. Streets will reopen thereafter or sooner.
Super Bowl Experience is an NFL interactive theme park scheduled for Jan. 26-Feb. 2.
Super Bowl LII/U.S. Bank Stadium Closures
Some street closures around U.S. Bank Stadium will begin Tuesday, Jan. 2. Closing times are detailed on the map above. (Note: Light green below indicates local traffic only.)
Super Bowl LII is tentatively scheduled to start 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. Event removal will start after the game. Most streets will reopen Monday, Feb. 5. A few streets, however, will remain closed through Sunday, Feb. 11.
MnDOT traffic Info
The Minnesota Department of Transportation shares highway traffic incidents, road conditions, construction and closures, traffic flow and more online. View MnDOT's interactive maps.
Parking and Snow Emergencies
View the interactive parking meter map to learn applicable regular and event rates, time limits, and hours of enforcement.
Planning to park on the street? Winter in Minneapolis always brings the possibility of a major snowfall. The City may declare a Snow Emergency, where, under certain conditions, street parking is no allowed on certain streets on certain days. If parking on the street, stay informed or sign up to be alerted if a Snow Emergency is declared, and familiarize yourself with the parking rules to avoid getting a ticket and towed.
Learn how Snow Emergencies work:
Get details on Metro Transit's game-day service Sunday, Feb. 4.
Taxi and ride sharing
Minneapolis is served by a variety of taxi and ride sharing services. Learn more from the Minnesota Super Host Committee.
By foot and bike
Walking and biking is a great way to experience Minneapolis and take in the sights. Downtown Minneapolis is served by a strong network of sidewalks, skyways and bike lanes.
Last updated Nov 17, 2017