U.S. Bank Stadium officially opened the gates on the biggest of prime-time stages on NBC's Sunday Night Football.
With focus on the Vikings 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers, many eyes gazed at the festivities at the NFL's newest stadium.
A night to remember became a night full of observations and many reacted to the gameday experience in the Twin Cities on social media.
A new #VikingsChant, a special tribute halftime show and a number of spectacular plays by the Vikings were just a few of the highlights from Sunday Night.
Media, players, alumni and fans shared their reaction during and following the event.
Here is a recap of some of the top tweets and Instagram posts from the historic night in Vikings franchise history:
Vikings are doing that Icelandic soccer cheer to honor their Norwegian heritage now. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) September 19, 2016