Watch the show as Vikings stadium lights up

Watch the show as Vikings stadium lights up

It was only a test, but this video provided by the Vikings offers the first peek at how the powerful lights change the look of the massive stadium on the east end of downtown Minneapolis.

Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

May 28
Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options
Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.

U.S. Bank Stadium construction draws to conclusion safely ahead of equity hiring goals

May 20
U.S. Bank Stadium construction draws to conclusion safely ahead of equity hiring goals
U.S. Bank Stadium project has hired many women, minorities, workers from poorer neighborhoods.
Eat & Drink
May 25

Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Zimmern for food at U.S. Bank Stadium

Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium
Local
May 24

Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo filed another set of opposing motions in the photo-bombing lawsuit about signs on two buildings.
Minneapolis
May 19
In 2007, Neal Hendrix, a multiple X Games medalist, showed his skills on the "vert ramp" set up at Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis bids on 2017, 2018 X Games for U.S. Bank Stadium

The event, featuring skateboarding, BMX and Moto X competitions targets millennials.
Minneapolis
May 19
Grant Sparks, David Gunderson, Dan Rose, and Jamie Peterson take shots...

Smaller tailgating zone near new stadium wins preliminary approval

A team representative said the eight qualifying surface lots within the new zone could provide up to 1,000 spaces. But that's likely to shrink as development further encroaches.
South Metro
May 17

Vote on Minnesota Vikings' Eagan development pushed back to June

Team plans to move headquarters from Eden Prairie to former Northwest Airlines site.
Business
May 17

3M Co. named official 'science partner' to the Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have named 3M Co. the team’s official “science partner.” As part of the 10-year deal announced Tuesday, a 4,800-square-foot banner bearing 3M’s…
Minneapolis
May 17

U.S. Bank Stadium tours will go behind the scenes for $19 starting in August

Professional guides will lead small-group tours to places not usually open to the public.
Minneapolis
May 11

Vikings plan horn-like sculpture on west plaza of new stadium

The sculpture, which likely won't be completed until later in August, will be 107 feet long, 25 feet high, 30 feet wide and weigh more than 38 tons.
Minneapolis
May 10

Turf getting put down in U.S. Bank Stadium

The purple Vikings' end zones hadn't been put down yet, but it was evident that fans with those seats would be sitting mere feet from the field.
Prince
May 10

Prince was in talks for an Aug. 13 concert at U.S. Bank Stadium

The late Minnesota music legend Prince was in talks to perform at U.S. Bank Stadium, which opens Aug. 3, before he died unexpectedly last month.…
Minneapolis
April 26

Vikings stadium job fair begins in search for 2,500 part-time workers

Most are part time; many are union.
Local
April 26

Downtown park near U.S. Bank Stadium closer to $22M fundraising goal

Fundraisers are making progress toward the goal of raising $22 million for the downtown Commons park.
Minneapolis
April 21

5 Metrodome highway signs coming down; $46,000 to replace them

Contractors hired by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will do the work in May and June.
Minneapolis
April 20

Gallery: A tour of the new Vikings stadium

A tour of the new Vikings stadium
Minneapolis
April 15
Workers install two rows of seats in section 349 of U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, in Minneapolis on Friday.

U.S. Bank Stadium turns to finer points inside just weeks from finish line

With 95 percent of the U.S. Bank Stadium completed, the focus at Friday's oversight meeting was on the finer design points: concessions signs, personnel matters and the need to hire 24/7 staff for the building.
Minneapolis
April 14

New Vikings stadium will open to the public July 23 and 24 for free tours

Tickets aren't yet available, but they will be free to public.
Minneapolis
April 12
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee said the Twin Cities metro area will reap $338 million in economic impact from the 2018 game.

Is Super Bowl worth $338M in spending? Math raises debate

Determining the net benefit relies on dozens of assumptions and calculations that can vary widely depending on who's running the numbers.
Minneapolis
April 7

Wells Fargo, Vikings ordered to settlement talks over signs

A federal judge has ordered the Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo into an April 26 settlement conference in their dispute over the bank's placement of signs on their two new bank towers near U.S. Bank Stadium.
Local
April 5

Vikings announce VenueNext as creator of new stadium app

New app will integrate lots of information, content for fans at U.S. Bank Stadium
Local
April 4

Gallery: New letters for Vikings stadium

Construction workers bring the letter "t" of the word that will spell "stadium" into position during construction at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, soon to be the Vikings' new home.