2014 will mark a number of firsts for the 48th Edition of Super Bowl in American History! Scheduled to be held on February 2, 2014, the event will take place at the MetLife Stadium at Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Photo from Architectism
This will mark the first Super Bowl:
1. to be played outdoors in a cold weather environment
2. to be hosted together by two states (New York and New Jersey)
3. to have two host teams (New York Jets and New York Giants) who both play at the MetLife Stadium as home venue
4. to be played outdoors on artificial turf in 38 years
5. to be held in the New York metropolitan area since 1962
6. to have Grammy Award Winner Bruno Mars play at half time
Super Bowl XLVIII promises to be “big, bold and unique as New York City and the surrounding region itself”. (Goodell R., NFL Commissioner) Will you be partaking in the festivities this year or maybe hosting a party of your own to celebrate?