U.S. Bank employees tour new stadium with their families


U.S. Bank allowed its employees and their families a special sneak peak of the new U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, dubbing the event U.S. Bank Family Day.

The turnout was estimated to be about 40,000.


The event was described as the largest employee gathering in the bank's history.



Previously, only people who attended the soccer game last Wednesday between the English club team Chelsea and Italy's A.C. Milan have had the opportunity to see the inside of the stadium – which took three years and more than $1 billion to build. Most attendees had good things to say about the stadium, except for a few who complained that the seats were cheaply made. 

At Sunday's event, U.S. bank employees and their families could wait in line for a behind the scenes tour of the locker rooms and field.








They also had the chance to take photos with Vikings cheerleaders on the field.




Sunday's event also allowed social media to capture a few of the stadium's cool features:

Like this Prince picture:


This enormous Vikings horn:


The horn being blown by a baby:


And this view of downtown from inside the stadium:


Tours will be open to the public on August 24. You can register here. 

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