Which celebrities will be in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII?

AKA who to follow on social media before the big game.
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Beyond the whole "watching football" angle, the week of Super Bowl LII has (for some of us) another draw. Yes, watching the lives of the rich and famous unfold in and around the Twin Cities. 

There will be no shortage of "[famous person] spotted at [well-known place in Minnesota]" stories. Many well-known entertainers will pop up throughout the week for in-game performances, Super Bowl parties, private events, talk show appearances, and more.

Why let the limo drivers, TSA agents, bartenders, servers, and hotel staff be the only ones to know which celebrity shows up where? A lot of it will play out on social media, so here's a guide. This is not an exhaustive list, but a pretty thorough one.

2 Chainz

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Odell Beckham Jr.

Why: The Giants' star wide receiver is appearing along with a ton of other NFL stars at the Players Tailgate event.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Jessica Biel

Why: The actress is from Minnesota, and her husband is performing at halftime.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Blac Chyna

Why: The model and reality TV star is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Sterling K. Brown

Why: The This Is Us actor is booked to appear on The Tonight Show, airing live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis right after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Nick Cannon

Why: The singer/actor is performing at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Cardi B

Why: The rapper is appearing at Privé, and her fiance Offset (from Migos) is performing at Rolling Stone's Super Bowl party at International Market Square the following day. 

When: Thursday, Feb. 1; Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

The Chainsmokers

Why: The "Closer" hitmakers are performing at Mystic Lake Center.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Kelly Clarkson

Why: The pop star is performing at the Super Bowl's pre-game festivities at the Armory.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Dave Matthews Band

Why: The jam-rock band will play at the Xcel Energy Center.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Idris Elba

Why: The actor is hosting the Arctic Bold fashion event.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Fabolous

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Aqua and Privé.

When: Friday, Feb. 2; Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Jimmy Fallon

Why: The Tonight Show will be filmed live at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis the evening of the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Brett Favre

Why: The former Vikings and Packers (ugh) QB will be signing autographs in the center court at Ridgedale mall.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Guy Fieri

Why: The celebrity chef is appearing along with NFL stars at the Players Tailgate event.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Jamie Foxx

Why: The singer/actor will perform at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Florida Georgia Line

Why: The country act will play at Mystic Showroom.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Gucci Mane

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Imagine Dragons

Why: The alt-rockers are performing at the EA Sports Bowl at the Armory.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Why: The actor will be a guest on The Tonight Show after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Kevin Hart

Why: The comedian is telling jokes as part of his The Irresponsible Tour at Target Center.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Justin Hartley

Why: The This Is Us actor is booked to appear on The Tonight Show, airing live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis right after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Kaskade

Why: The DJ is performing at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Lil Jon

Why: The rapper is performing at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Thursday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Lil Wayne

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Jennifer Lopez

Why: The singer/actor headlines the "DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night" show at the Armory.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Ludacris

Why: The rapper/actor is performing at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Machine Gun Kelly

Why: The hip-hop star is performing at the EA Sports Bowl at the Armory.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Floyd Mayweather

Why: The boxer is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Maria Menounos

Why: The presenter is emceeing the NFL's Huddle Women's Summit at Pantages Theater.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3.

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Mandy Moore

Why: The This Is Us actress is booked to appear on The Tonight Show, airing live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis right after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Marshmello

Why: The DJ is performing at the Maxim Super Bowl Party at "The Maxim Dome" in downtown Minneapolis.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Chrissy Metz

Why: The This Is Us actress is booked to appear on The Tonight Show, airing live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis right after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Idina Menzel

Why: She's the headliner for Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' Super Bowl Live music events.

When: TBD

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Migos

Why: The hip-hop group will perform at Rolling Stone's Super Bowl party at International Market Square.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram; Offset (T,IG) Quavo (T,IG) Takeoff (T,IG)

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Why: The Hamilton: An American Musical star will sing "America the Beautiful" before the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Adrian Peterson

Why: The former Vikings running back will be signing autographs at Macy's in the Mall of America.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to noon.

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Pink

Why: She's performing at the Armory ahead of the Super Bowl, and will sing the National Anthem at the game.

When: Friday, Feb. 2; Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Post Malone

Why: The rapper is performing at the Maxim Super Bowl Party at "The Maxim Dome" in downtown Minneapolis.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Dak Prescott

Why: The star Cowboys quarterback is appearing along with a ton of other NFL stars at the Players Tailgate event.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Questlove

Why: He's the bandleader for The Roots, who are The Tonight Show's house band. The show is live in Minneapolis after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Rick Ross

Why: The rapper is scheduled to be at the Lumber Exchange Building and Aqua.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1; Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

The Roots

Why: They're The Tonight Show's house band. The show is live in Minneapolis after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Shaquille O'Neal (DJ Diesel)

Why: The former NBA star is performing at the Lumber Exchange Building.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Blake Shelton

Why: He's a big Gwen Stefani fan, and doesn't mind getting publicity.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Snoop Dogg

Why: He's performing at the Playboy Super Bowl Party at Privé.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Gwen Stefani

Why: The pop singer will perform at Mystic Lake Center.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Nick Swardson

Why: The comedian with local ties is a huge football fan, and has frequentlyposted his Vikings-related exploits. 

When: Pretty much the entire weekend.

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Justin Timberlake

Why: Obv. He's the Super Bowl halftime entertainment, he's hosting a listening party at Paisley Park, and he'll be a featured guest on The Tonight Show after the game.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Milo Ventimiglia

Why: The This Is Us actor is booked to appear on The Tonight Show, airing live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis right after the Super Bowl.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Young Dolph

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Aqua

When: Sunday, Feb. 4

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Young Thug

Why: The rapper is scheduled to appear at Privé.

When: Friday, Feb. 2

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

Andrew Zimmern

Why: He's the Taste of the NFL's celebrity chef, and working at the Super Bowl pre-game party at the Armory.

When: He's based in Minnesota, so you'll probably hear from him all week long.

Follow: Twitter, Instagram

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