Tickets to finally see U.S. Bank Stadium in person are now on sale


If you are like one of the many fans chomping at the bit to see inside the new Viking's stadium, you are in luck: the chance to see it is just around the corner.

The first opportunity for Minnesotans to explore U.S. Bank Stadium is on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 during a two-day open house.

“U.S. Bank Stadium’s Open House will be the first time the building is open to the public,” said Michele Kelm-Helgen, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority in a release. “To celebrate the grand opening, we will have a large range of family-friendly events with activities for all ages.”

Events on the plaza and park include:

  • Playground on the plaza
  • A unique, 3-D chalk art installation
  • Live music on both days including line dancing, DJ’s, children’s entertainment
  • Giant-sized Connect Four, Jenga and other games
  • Outdoor movies in the park on both days

A ticket is not necessary for outdoor activities during the open house. (Tickets are available here or by calling 800-745-3000)

Progress on construction


Despite a set date for public tours, there are still final touches that need to be made.

A pair of field goal posts were put in this week, the team announced.

Crews also finished installing the turf this week, KSTP reported, as well as Wi-Fi and about 2,000 HD televisions.

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