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Vikings vs. Packers | Sunday, Dec. 31

Game Theme: Fan & Season Ticket Member Appreciation

Kickoff: 7:20 p.m. CST
Pregame Light Show: 7 p.m. CST
Gates Open: 5:20 p.m. CST

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium
401 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Be A Part of Sunday's Light Show at U.S. Bank Stadium

Be A Part of Sunday's Light Show at U.S. Bank Stadium

Click the link below to launch the light show from within the Vikings Mobile App if you're attending Sunday's game against the Packers.

Free Metro Transit Rides on Sunday, Dec. 31

Free Metro Transit Rides on Sunday, Dec. 31

Enjoy free rides on all bus and rail Metro Transit routes, including the Northstar Line, from 6 p.m. CT through end of service for the Vikings-Packers game.

UNRL x Vikings

UNRL x Vikings

The UNRL x Vikings Encore release just dropped. Limited units available online and at U.S. Bank Stadium while supplies last.

This might be our favorite drop of the season.

Grab 'em before they're gone.

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Vikings Village

Vikings Village

Vikings Village is the perfect place to get the party started before kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium. Enjoy live entertainment from the Pepsi Sound the North Stage or grab a beverage from in the Pendleton Whisky Longhouse with friends. Stop by any of the sponsor tents for photo ops, activities or chances to win prizes and grab the latest team gear from the Locker Room trailer with all your apparel needs. If you're looking for food, check out Vikings Table Food Truck or grab a Parlour Burger from the concession stand. The party starts one hour before gates open and goes all the way until kickoff.

Vikings Tailgate Garden

Vikings Tailgate Garden

The Vikings Tailgate Garden in the Commons Park is closed the remainder of the season.

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Pregame DJ

DJ Skee

Pregame Performance

Skol Line

Showtime Guitarist

Matt Wheeler: An American Guitarist and music educator in the Twin Cities. Matt has been an active musician for over a decade playing a variety of music styles.

National Anthem

Tymara Walker: A singer/songwriter/pianist/producer/director currently living and performing in Las Vegas. She is best know for going viral singing in a Washington D.C. train station and singing background for Chaka Khan.

Color Guard

Air Force ROTC from the University of Minnesota

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U.S. Bank's Hometown Hero

This week's Hometown Hero is Carneice Poe, a two-time cancer survivor, dedicates her time to volunteering with the Angel Foundation. The Angel Foundation™ offers relief to adults with cancer and their loved ones through financial assistance, education, and emotional support.

Halftime

Hairball

Pregame Presentation

MVP Skol Service; 25 gameday staff members will be recognized on field for their outstanding service over the course of the season.

2nd Half Skol Chant

Suni Lee: St. Paul native and the first Hmong-American Olympian and tied for the 10th most decorated American female gymnast. She is the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and the uneven bars bronze medalist, and a member of the team that won the silver medal.

Chuck Aoki: A Minneapolis native, and Paralympic wheelchair rugby player. He represented the United States at the paralympics in 2012, 2016, and 2020. Winning bronze in 2012, silver in 2016, and in 2020 he was named one of the flag bearers for the opening ceremony.

Lindsey Horan: The captain of the United States Women's soccer team, and called up for the 2018 FIFA Women's World Cup where she scored her first World Cup goal in the opening game against Thailand, and won the bronze medal with the United States Women's National Team at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

TCO Legends Connection

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Entertainment Break Performance

MVC, Skol Line, and Viktor will perform together at one of our quarter breaks.

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There are seven entrances to U.S. Bank Stadium. Check the gate listed on your ticket for the closest entry to your section and please arrive 45 minutes prior to kickoff to make it to your seats for Showtime.

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2023 concession offerings range from innovative food stalls like Union Hmong Kitchen located in Section 111, to new crowd-pleasers like purple-dusted mini donuts and a BBQ brisket sandwich featuring a barbecue sauce infused with Pendleton whisky. U.S. Bank Stadium ensures a diverse array of options to cater to every palate.

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View the complete list of promotions available for the 2023 season.

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Download the Vikings App to access your digital tickets and opt into push notifications for gameday and stadium alerts.

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We are Vikings, not barbarians. Fans are asked to refrain from throwing objects of any kind in the stands or on the field. Failure to comply can result in removal from the stadium. If you are experiencing unruly behavior, please text "VIKES" + YOUR LOCATION and ISSUE to 612-777-8977.

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View seating on the main and upper concourse.

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Helpful spots to know when attending a Vikings game with children:

  • Meet the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders in Section 124 from 10:15 - 11 a.m. for a Noon kickoff
  • Nursing mothers can find the Mothers Room near Section 122 and Mamava Lactation suites in Sections 103, 113, 333, 308
  • Headphones can be rented out at any Guest Services booth, located near Section 307 and the purple and gold lobbies
  • Take a break in the 3M Quiet/Sensory Room near Section 346

U.S. Bank Stadium: Know Before You Go

Watch this important stadium information video before heading to U.S. Bank Stadium on gameday to see your Minnesota Vikings.