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Guide to Game Day: Vikings-Seahawks

The Vikings will host the Seahawks at 7 p.m. (CT) Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in the second preseason game for each team.

The stadium gates will open at 5 p.m.

The Commons, Delta Vikings Village and the Medtronic Plaza will open at 4:30 p.m. and feature multiple activities. Tickets are not necessary for activities on The Commons or Delta Vikings Village but are required to access the Medtronic Plaza.

Mobile Entry

Tickets are accessible via the Vikings app or the online My Vikings Account portal and can be saved to fans' mobile devices. No hard tickets or printed PDFs are available. Digital tickets allow for better communication between the team and fans, reduce fraud and counterfeit tickets, provide flexibility to manage, transfer or sell tickets at any time and offer quick and easy entry into the stadium using a smartphone.

Step 1: Download and open the free Minnesota Vikings App (available for Apple and Android devices).

Step 2: Navigate to the Tickets tab and sign in using email and password for My Vikings Account.

Step 3: Select the event to attend and click View Barcode to load ticket(s) ahead of time to scan for entry.

Step 4: View ticket barcode before arriving to the event. Swipe left to view more than one ticket.

* Fans can also add the tickets to Apple Wallet for guaranteed easy access on game day.

For more information regarding mobile entry, click here.

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On the airwaves

The game will be televised nationally by FOX (FOX 9 KMSP in Minneapolis/St. Paul) and broadcast on the Vikings Radio Network (KFAN 100.3-FM/KTLK 1130-AM are the flagship stations).

Click here for all of the broadcast information.

Logistics, events and activities

Here's a look at logistics, events and activities inside and outside of the fourth-year venue.

Delta Vikings Village, The Commons and Medtronic Plaza open: 4:30 p.m.

Stadium gates open: 5 p.m.

Kickoff: 7 p.m.

A dedicated core Skyway route will be open from 4 p.m. to midnight.

Visit for additional information about parking, tailgating, public transportation and ride-share pick-up and drop-off locations.

In-stadium elements

Game Theme: Play Football

The NFL Play Football campaign aims to shape football experiences for youth and high school football while highlighting coaches and ambassadors who promote the values of football participation.


MVC Alumni:

Prior to Sunday's contest, generations of Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders will reunite and perform together. Nearly 150 MVC alumni, whose time with the team ranges from the inaugural 1961 season to as recently as last year, will take the field.

Color Guard: Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association Color Guard

National Anthem: Julia Brennan, a Minneapolis singer/songwriter signed to Columbia Records, will sing the National Anthem.


Sunday's halftime will feature the third-annual FVP High School Football Skills competition featuring student-athletes from Bloomington-Kennedy High School and Saint Thomas Academy. Earlier this summer, six top teams from across the state participated in a combine-style competition. These two teams advanced to Sunday's finals. The competition will be a relay where the fastest team will be awarded a $2,500 grant for its football program.

U.S. Bank Hometown Hero:

The U.S. Bank Hometown Heroes program honors individuals who have gone to extraordinary measures to make positive differences in the community. If you would like to nominate someone, visit

Sunday's Hometown Hero is Taquarius (T.Q.) Wair, who has overcome burn injuries he suffered in a house fire in March 2005 to star on the football field. Wair played offense and defense, starting every game for Minneapolis North High School as a senior. He currently is continuing his football career at Mesabi Range College in Virginia, Minnesota.

U.S. Bank Huddle for 100 Headquarters

New this year, U.S. Bank's Huddle for 100 Headquarters will serve as an in-game destination for fans to participate in the NFL's Huddle for 100 initiative. Fans can participate in photo ops, use interactive video screens and sign up to help reach the NFL's goal of 100 million minutes of volunteerism.

The Huddle for 100 HQ is located on the main concourse near section 113.


Vikings Legends will sign autographs at multiple locations inside and outside of U.S. Bank Stadium and in the Delta Vikings Village. Autographs are scheduled from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and are subject to change at any time without notice.

Locations inside U.S. Bank Stadium (game ticket required):

Delta Sky360 Club: Dave Osborn

Medtronic Club: Stu Voigt

FMP Club: Mike Morris

Polaris Club: Tyrone Carter

Little Six Club Gold: Autry Beamon

Mystic Lake Club Purple: Willie Howard

Locations outside U.S. Bank Stadium

Delta Vikings Village (no game ticket required): Dave Dixon and Rufus Bess

Photo opportunity:

Tommy Kramer will be snapping photos with fans at the Verizon Gate from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Out-of-stadium elements

Delta Vikings Village Stage:

32 Below will perform from 4:30-7 p.m.

SKOL Line and Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders: 10:30 a.m.

The Commons Stage:

A DJ will play begin playing music at 4 p.m.

SKOL Line: 5:20 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders: 5:45 p.m.

Partner activations:

CenturyLink, Crown Royal, Highland Park, Hy-Vee, KFAN, Fleet Farm, Minnesota Lottery, Mystic Lake, North Memorial Health, Star Tribune and Xcel Energy are scheduled to have fan engagement areas.

The Longhouse:

The Longhouse will be open before and during Sunday's game to fans with or without game tickets.

Food Information:

Food trucks, including Vikings Table, a charity outreach initiative of the Minnesota Vikings Foundation will serve food from the southern part of the eastern block of The Commons.

Beer, wine, the "Purple Passion" drink and Bloody Marys will be available for purchase in multiple locations.


The Vikings Locker Room Store will have two merchandise trucks located in the Delta Vikings Village.

Activities on The Commons

Chuck for Charity – The Vikings social impact department will be raising money for the Minnesota Vikings Foundation by challenging fans to make a 30-yard throw to an inflatable target. Winners will receive prizes of varying types each game.

Other activities face-painting, tailgate games, inflatable bag toss and QB Challenge

*Bag Check:                *

Check your bag for $10 per item (cash only) at our secure bag check located in The Commons.

Fans are encouraged to avoid bringing bags to games. If, however, fans opt to bring a bag, it must comply with the NFL’s clear bag policy.