The Super Bowl is the championship game of the NFL, played early in the year as the culmination of the playoffs. The location of the Super Bowl rotates each year with New Orleans and Miami having hosted the most big games in history. The Super Bowl is held two weeks after the AFC & NFC Championship Games are decided, although it used to be held the following weekend.
The first Super Bowl was played on January 15th, 1967 as the game to determine the Champion between the AFL and NFL. The Green Bay Packers won, and Bart Starr was named MVP of Super Bowl I. A condition of the AFL-NFL Merger was that the winners of each leagues championship game would meet to determine the world champion of American football. After the NFL's Green Bay Packers convincingly won the first two Super Bowls, some team owners feared that AFL teams could compete with their NFL counterparts. That all changed with perhaps the biggest upset in Super Bowl history, the AFL's New York Jets, led by Joe Namath, beat the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III in Miami. The next year, the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs defeated the NFL's Minnesota Vikings 23-7 and won Super Bowl IV in New Orleans. Check out these pages to see more famous Super Bowls and past SB champions.
Since the leagues merged into one in 1970, the Super Bowl has featured the champions of the AFC and NFC. The team who wins the Super Bowl receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy, named for the coach of the Green Bay Packers, who won the first two Super Bowl games.
Super Bowl week has become synonymous with more than just a big football game, it’s also about the great parties. Sports superstars, Hollywood stars and corporate America combine at some of the best social events of the calendar year. See a complete list of Super Bowl parties and check out some of the myths that surround the big game. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Super Bowl tickets.
2017 Super Bowl Preview
Super Bowl 51 is headed to Texas in Houston's NRG Stadium, home to the Houston Texans. The last game of the 2016 season is set to kick off on Sunday, February 5, 2017 as the NFL Celebrates it's 51st season in the making. Super Bowl 51 will feature Lady Gaga as the halftime performer. Be sure to check back during the NFL Playoffs for a preview of Super Bowl LI.
Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium Address: 1 Reliant Park, Houston, Texas, 77054
NRG Stadium will host Super Bowl 51 bringing the biggest game of the NFL season back to Texas for the 4th time in Super Bowl history. Formerly known as Reliant Stadium, NRG Stadium has been home to the NFL franchise Houston Texans since opening in 2002. Touted as one of the more modern stadiums in the NFL, NRG Stadium also plays host to some of the countries most recognizable events including the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, the 2011 Men's Final Four, WrestleMania XXV, multiple CONCACAF Gold Cup matches, and some of the worlds most talented musicians. With a max football capacity of more than 70,000 fans, NRG Stadium offers a prime location for one of the largest events in football as Super Bowl 51 takes the excitement to Houston.
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What time does the 2017 Super Bowl kickoff?
Kickoff for Super Bowl 51 in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017 has yet to be announced.
Who is the halftime performer for Super Bowl 51?
The 2017 Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show will feature Lady Gaga as the headline performer. As with any Super Bowl, there will also be special guest performers, who have yet to be announced. You can expect Lady Gaga to perform some of her most popular songs at Super Bowl 51, including "Bad Romance", "Born This Way", "Perfect Illusion" and more!
What are some good places to eat near NRG Stadium for the Super Bowl?
The Houston Texans Grille (located at 12848 Queensbury Lane in City Centre Mall) is a fan favorite. They are a 1st class sports restaurant with excellent food, a full bar with extensive beer selection and flat screen HD TV’s everywhere. There’s even a screen in men’s room that allows you to keep an eye on the action.
How can I buy cheap Super Bowl tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Super Bowl tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Super Bowl ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for the games. Bigger matchups typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Super Bowl matchup is less intriguing. Marquee teams, like the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, and other teams with large fan bases, can drive up Super Bowl ticket prices. The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world, so if you’re looking for cheap tickets you may want to act early before the big push in January.
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Buying Super Bowl Tickets at TicketCity
TicketCity is a marketplace that connects buyers and sellers and is not affiliated with the Super Bowl host committee or the NFL. All listings for the Super Bowl are from our network of trusted sellers. All sellers are screened and vetted with only a select few permitted to list for this event on our marketplace. Ticket listings are created, priced and fulfilled by these sellers. Tickets may not be in the possession or control of our sellers at the time of your purchase. When buying zone listings for this event, you’ll get tickets in one of the sections that make up that zone, the exact rows and seats maybe anywhere in that zone and details not available until the time of pickup. The delivery on all tickets will be pick up only. Pick up will be no earlier than, February 4, 2017 at a location near the stadium. All Tickets must be picked up from the TicketCity onsite representatives at this location.