Super Bowl LII

On Feb. 4, 2018, Minneapolis will host the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL’s 52nd Super Bowl. Here, you'll find full MPR News coverage and an insider’s guide -- for visitors and locals alike -- to getting around, getting out of town, plus news and notes for navigating it all.

‘Tonight Show’ rebate puts focus on Snowbate rules
A state agency said it was working with Minnesota’s Film and TV Board to craft new guidelines for an incentive program. Meanwhile, a GOP lawmaker said more scrutiny of a $266,000 rebate to the ‘Tonight Show’ is needed.
Taxpayers helped fund 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl broadcast from Minnesota
Jimmy Fallon sprinkled Minnesota references throughout his "Tonight Show" remote broadcast after the 2018 Super Bowl. Minnesota gave the show almost $267,000 despite some misgivings about the subsidy.
Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute
President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.
Twin Cities sets new tourism record
Visitors to the Twin Cities metropolitan area topped 33 million last year, up 2.5 percent over the previous annual record.
When a big, national event rolls into town -- a national political convention, for example -- a host committee will almost always have a party for the thousands of representatives of the media beforehand. They're an 'ethical disaster' some journalists say.
Survey: Super Bowl coverage leaves favorable impression of Minneapolis
More than one-third of Americans surveyed by APM Research Lab said they were more likely to see Minneapolis as a desirable place to visit after watching the coverage of Super Bowl LII.
OK, one last video from Deadspin's visit to Minnesota for the Super Bowl. It contains the ultimate slam against our great state, referring to the Mall of America as 'Minnesota's chief cultural institution.' That one left a mark.
Public may never know exactly how much the Super Bowl cost, made back
The Super Bowl was expected to bring millions of dollars into the state. But economists say predictions of economic benefits for events like these are often inflated.