How much does a Super Bowl LV ticket cost? Official and resell?
The Kansas City Chiefs are looking to win their second consecutive Super Bowl, but first they have to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneer' living legend, Tom Brady.
Super Bowl LV is all set to be played at the Raymond James Stadium between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Due to the coronavirus pandemic there will be limited-in-person capacity to what is the most anticipated game of the NFL season and ticket prices have been going through the roof.
Super Bowl: getting a ticket is not easy
The Raymond James Stadium has a capacity for 65,000 fans and for special events it can be expanded to 75,000 seats. For Super Bowl LV, the NFL announced that only 14,500 tickets would be made available for fans that wished to attend the game and these packages well into the thousands of dollars.
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The league also confirmed that 7,500 vaccinated health care workers would be able to attend the game for free as a thank you for their work throughout the coronavirus pandemic. At first, the NFL was offering four ticket packages for Super Bowl LV which included the Touchdown Club ($6,750), 55 Live ($8,000), Champions ($10,000) and On The Fifty (no price was listed).
"Our local healthcare workers have worked around the clock to ensure the health and safety of our community and I cannot think of a better way to honor them than with the eyes of the world on our hometown for Super Bowl LV," said Jane Castor, the mayor for the City of Tampa.
"Our country has endured so much over the last year and we can't lose sight of those who worked day in and day out to keep us safe. Thank you to the NFL for helping make this happen," she added.
In response, John Couris, President and CEO of Tampa General Hospital said:
"We applaud the NFL for honoring health care workers and promoting vaccine acceptance around Super Bowl LV. We are pleased to support their planning efforts to create a safe and enjoyable event for all attendees, and we look forward to a successful Super Bowl in Tampa Bay."
For the first Super Bowl in 1967, the Broncos took their full 200 ticket allotment at $12 a ticket - the Rams coordinated as it was at their stadium - provided tickets to fans that wrote in asking for them and tracked who got tickets on an envelope. #BroncosCountry pic.twitter.com/oDXJn3BoHu— DenverBroncos QBClub (@BroncosQBClub) February 4, 2021
NFL website and resellers
Things have changed over recent days and people can go on the NFL website to buy tickets that start at $5,950, although depending on the location, the price can rise above $20,000 for two seats together. As it is usual for these big events, there are tickets available on reseller websites such as StubHub, SeatGeek and Vivid Seats.
𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆: As Super Bowl LV approaches, the @IPRCenter warns consumers about purchasing counterfeit sports apparel, tickets, and all-access passes or stadium credentials. @CBPTradeGov @CBP @HSITampa pic.twitter.com/Vv1xOIF4yG— National IPR Center (@IPRCenter) February 3, 2021
At the time of writing, these websites had the cheapest tickets ranging from $5,980 to $6,500 and the most expensive seats from $59,000 to $365,148. Yes, you read that last figure correctly! Prices keep going up year-after-year, because for Super Bowl 54 the prices started at $3,488.
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