INLINE SKATING ANNOUNCED FOR THIS DECEMBER AT U.S. BANK STADIUM
Minneapolis, Minn. (November 23, 2016) – The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and SMG announced the inaugural inline skating event at U.S. Bank Stadium for Tuesday, December 13 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. The three-hour open skating event for all ages will take place on the stadium’s main concourse.
Skaters will need to bring their own equipment to participate as skate rental will not be available. Skaters are required to bring their own safety gear, including helmets. Participants are welcome to bring inline skating equipment to the stadium and will be subject to a bag search and standard security procedures. After purchasing tickets, inline skaters will need to sign a waiver in order to skate at U.S. Bank Stadium.
“Skating at the Metrodome was a favorite memory for many Minnesotans,” says Michele Kelm-Helgen, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. “The return of skating at U.S. Bank Stadium is something many have requested and looked forward to. This legacy event will be a great opportunity for families to build new experiences and enjoy the stadium in a new way.”
Tickets for Inline Skating at U.S. Bank Stadium will go on sale at the U.S. Bank Stadium Ticket Office on Tuesday, November 29 at 10 am. Tickets will not be sold online for this event. The U.S. Bank Stadium Ticket Office is located on the northwest corner of the stadium near the Polaris Gate and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. The ticket office will remain open on Tuesday, December 13th until 7:00 pm.
After the inaugural skating event, more skating dates and times will be offered to the public. Dates will likely be scheduled through March 2017. Updated event information will be posted on www.usbankstadium.com.
About U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium, owned and operated by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, is a multi-purpose stadium and home to the Minnesota Vikings. The 66,200 seat stadium is located in the heart of Minneapolis, Minnesota. With 137,000 square feet on the stadium floor and six club spaces throughout the building, this state-of-the-art facility will host prominent national and international programming including the Minnesota Vikings, concerts, family shows, college and high school sporting events, conventions, trade/consumer shows, and corporate or private meetings and other community events. U.S. Bank Stadium opened on July 22, 2016 and has been chosen as the site of the Summer X Games (2017 and 2018), Super Bowl LII (2018) and the NCAA Men’s Final Four (2019).
U.S. Bank Stadium is an SMG managed facility. M Hospitality is the official food and beverage provider for U.S. Bank Stadium.
For More Information: www.usbankstadium.com or by phone at 612-777-8700
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 240 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston's NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com