Tickets for individual games were slated to go on sale in mid-July, but many already are available via the secondary market through StubHub, Ticket Exchange (which officially partners with the NFL) and other vendors. These are presumably being sold by ...and more »
Youâ€™ve been hearing about this new Vikings stadium for years. Chances are, youâ€™re going to want to see the inside of U.S. Bank Stadium with your own eyes.
Like all popular things in life, though, going to a Vikings game at the new stadium comes with a price. There are various cost levels and ways to get in. Here are a few of them:
â€¢Â Season tickets have been on sale for a while, but many of them also require the purchase of a stadium builderâ€™s license â€” in essence, a one-time fee for the right to buy season tickets.
The cheapest season ticket offered with a license is $500 for a ticket and $500 for the license. Field suites are the most expensive: $9,500 for the license and an addtional $4,000 per seat.
It should be noted that the use of licenses is a common financing tool in new stadiums â€” and the ones at U.S. Bank are reasonable by at least one comparison: The most expensive license in Atlantaâ€™s new stadium is $45,000. That said, they still drive up the cost of an initial season ticket. USbankstadium.com has a good breakdown of all the season-ticket and license prices.
â€¢Â Tickets for individual games were slated to go on sale in mid-July, but many already are available via the secondary market through StubHub, Ticket Exchange (which officially partners with the NFL) and other vendors. These are presumably being sold by season-ticket holders looking to offload some of their games.
Some games are obviously in higher demand than others. For instance, if you want to go to the first regular-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium â€” Sunday night, Sept. 18, vs. the rival Packers â€” tickets on the secondary market start at around $250 each and climb into the thousands. The low end for other regular-season games tends to be around $80.
â€¢Â If you arenâ€™t picky and will settle for anything, a preseason game is your best bet.
Even for the first football game (Aug. 28 vs. the San Diego Chargers in the preseason), you can find a handful of tickets for less than $50. For the second preseason game, Sept. 1 vs. the Los Angeles Rams, there are a few being offered for less than $30 and many more for less than $40.
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