Prior to playing host to the 2012 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show March 22-24, Lucas Oil Stadium will host Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5. While the Super Bowl lasts only three-and-a-half hours, preparation for the game takes thousands of hours and thousands of workers. Fans will have the opportunity to gain access to the behind-the-scenes inner workings of Super Bowl XLVI with special tours of Lucas Oil Stadium, the Super Bowl Media Center and, for the first time, Media Day in January and February, the stadium has announced.
Super Bowl Media Day: For the first-time, the NFL will enable more than 5,000 fans to attend Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can sit in the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium and watch thousands of media from around the world interview members of the participating Super Bowl teams on the field. In addition, fans in attendance will see the participating teams take their team photos in their game uniforms. Fans will receive a Media Day gift bag that will include a radio to tune into the day’s coverage on NFL Network and listen to some of the individual player interviews from the podium microphones audio. Fans also will have access to the stadium club and concession and merchandise stands will be open for those in attendance. Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase through Ticketmaster and the Lucas Oil Stadium ticket office.
Super Bowl Tours: Before the two teams hit the field, fans may embark on a behind-the-scenes Lucas Oil Stadium Super Bowl Tour. Fans will have access to the stadium grounds and can witness preparations that go into hosting the Super Bowl. Fans will walk on to the field, visit both team locker rooms, check out the media workroom and the exterior compounds created for the Super Bowl. Super Bowl tours run every hour from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. starting Jan. 23-Feb. 7. On Feb. 1, tour times change to 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and on Feb. 2, tour hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 for tours Jan. 23-27 and Feb. 7. For tours Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 1-2, tickets increase to $25. On Monday, Feb. 6, tickets are $30. Tickets are available for purchase through Ticketmaster and the Lucas Oil Stadium ticket office. For more information and updates on the tours and other Super Bowl events, visit www.superbowl.com.
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