Guest Guide for Back-to-Back Grand Opening Concerts at
U.S. Bank Stadium
Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour featuring Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch and DJ Rock
Date: Friday, August 19
Doors: All gates are open at 5:00 pm; Floor tickets enter through Ecolab Gate for wristbands
Show Start: Approximately 6:30 pm
Show End: Approximately 10:30 pm
Tickets: Limited availability remaining at www.ticketmaster.com
Metallica with Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat
Date: Saturday, August 20
93x Plaza Party: 2:00 - 5:00 pm at the Downtown East Plaza; Open to the public
Doors: All gates are open at 4:00 pm; Floor tickets enter through Ecolab Gate for wristbands
Show Start: approximately 6:00 pm
End Show: approximately 11:00 pm
Tickets: Sold out
Will Call: Will Call tickets for each concert can be claimed the day of the concert beginning at 8:30 am. Will Call is at the U.S. Bank Stadium Ticket Office, located on the NW Corner of U.S. Bank Stadium off of Chicago Avenue and 4th Street South.
Floor Seating: Guests with floor tickets for each show need to enter through the Ecolab Gate, located on the North Side of U.S. Bank Stadium along 4th Street South. Guests with floor tickets will go through security at this gate and be given a wristband for floor access.
Fraudulent Tickets: Ticketmaster is the official ticketing provider for U.S. Bank Stadium. Please be aware that U.S. Bank Stadium is not responsible for tickets purchased from other online sources. Tickets purchased from other sources may be invalid, more expensive, and/or ineligible for assistance. U.S. Bank Stadium is not able to honor, replace or refund any invalid tickets. Guests with invalid tickets are welcome to purchase replacement tickets at the U.S. Bank Stadium Ticket Office based on ticket availability.
Public Transit: We recommend walking or utilize Metro Transit or public transit to get to and from U.S. Bank Stadium for these events. A full transportation guide can be found at http://www.usbankstadium.com/about-the-stadium/transportation/. Metro Transit has developed a U.S. Bank Stadium Guide that can be found at http://www.metrotransit.org/us-bank-stadium
Parking: There are several options for parking around U.S. Bank Stadium with over 20,000 parking spaces within a 20-minute walk or less. Please visit the U.S. Bank Stadium parking website to find suggested parking locations at http://www.usbankstadiumparking.com/.
Clear Bag Policy: Please be advised that there will be elevated security measures in place for these events, including the NFL Clear Bag Policy. Only clear bags, size 12" x 6" x 12" or smaller, will be allowed. Bags that are allowed are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar). Small clutch bags that are 5×7 with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options. An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection. No other bags will be allowed inside U.S. Bank Stadium including purses, backpacks, fanny packs, camera bags, diaper bags, coolers and binocular bags. For additional information, go to http://www.nfl.com/allclear.
Prohibited Items: Please carefully check the list of prohibited items and arrive early to allow extra time for security screening. A full list of prohibited items and U.S. Bank Stadium policies can be found at http://www.usbankstadium.com/about-the-stadium/a-z-guide/.
For more information regarding U.S. Bank Stadium, please call 612-777-8700 or visit 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 Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com
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.
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