Training Camp

Camp Info & FAQ


Get your brand new Vikings replica jersey or apparel as well as many other souvenirs at the Vikings Welcome Tent! The air-conditioned tent will feature Vikings merchandise - including jerseys, t-shirts, hats and lots of items that can be used in the Autograph Zone.  Stop by to pick something up for that avid Vikings fan in your family and for yourself!


Come hungry! There will be plenty of fan-friendly food including hot dogs, Angie’s Kettle Corn, DiGiornio pizza, Caribou Coffee products and more available in the Hy-Vee Food Court.


While taking a break from practice in the Vikings Village, enjoy a cold Miller product from the Miller Lite End Zone Bar.  The bar will be open during all regular Vikings Village hours. Miller Lite is the official Beer Sponsor of the Minnesota Vikings.

First Aid

If you require any medical assistance while at the Verizon Vikings Training Camp, please go to the Ambulance / First Aid Station located in the Northwest corner of Blakeslee Stadium.

Training Camp Information

Have questions about camp?  Stop by the Event Information Booth, located in the merchandise tent in the Vikings Village.  Verizon Vikings Training Camp representatives will be available during all Vikings Village hours to assist fans with any questions.

General Information

Minnesota Vikings: (952) 828-6500 or
Minnesota State University, Mankato: (800) 722-0544
Greater Mankato Chamber of Commerce: (800) 697-0652 or
Local Weather: (507) 625-1012 or click here.

Training Camp FAQs

How long have the Minnesota Vikings held Training Camp in Mankato?

Mankato has been the preseason home of the Vikings for 46 years.

What are the dates of this year’s Verizon Vikings Training Camp?

Training Camp opens to the public on Monday, August 1 and runs through Thursday, August 11.
**Please note that Camp will be closed Sunday, August 7.

Are there any ticket costs to attend Verizon Vikings Training Camp?

Access to the Vikings Village and all practice sessions are free of charge.
**Please note that Minnesota State University, Mankato charges $7.00 per car for parking. 

What happens with Training Camp during inclement weather?

If practice is forced to move inside Myers Field House due to inclement weather, limited indoor seating will be made available for the public.  In the case of severe weather the Vikings Village will close.

The Gatorade Jr. Training Camps and Minnesota Vikings Cheerleading Clinic will move into Myers Field House during inclement weather.

When and where can I get autographs at Training Camp?

Autograph sessions will take place following most morning practices in the Northland Ford Dealers Autograph Zone. For more information click here.  

What are the dates for the Season Ticket Owner Days?

The Season Ticket Owner Days will be held Thursday, August 4 and Tuesday, August 9.  For more information on all special offers for season ticket holders click here.

What special events will take place during Training Camp?

There are many special events happening during the 2011 Verizon Vikings Training Camp.  For further details on all special events taking place click here.

What is the cost of the Gatorade Jr. Training Camp and Minnesota Vikings Cheerleading Clinic?

Both one-hour clinics, open ages 17 and under, are FREE. For more information on all of the available youth activities click here.

How do I get to Verizon Vikings Training Camp in Mankato?

For directions to Training Camp and parking lot information click here.

Event dates, times, and policies are subject to change.