Of the 76 percent of consumers surveyed, 80 percent say they will purchase food and beverages, 11 percent will buy team apparel or accessories and 8 percent will splurge on new televisions to watch the game at home.
3. Getting tickets to the game will cost big bucks.
Current available seats start at more than $4,000 on the NFL Ticket Exchange website, and go as high as $16,000 or more.
4. A special experience will cost even more. The National Football League is selling three different types of premium packages for the game, scheduled for Feb. 5 in Houston.
The three packages include:
• Captains Package: $5,799 or more for a ticket, tailgate party, appearances by NFL alumni, and more.
• Legends Package: $10,299 or more for a ticket, a VIP pre-game party with musical performances and more.
• MVP Package: $11,000 or more for a ticket, post-game VIP party with on-field access and more.
5. It’s an American tradition that generates revenue for several industries.
“As a favorite American past-time, the Super Bowl is a great chance for viewers to reconnect with friends and family after having a nice break after the holiday season,” said Pam Goodfellow, Prosper principal analyst. “Even though the number of viewers is slightly down this year, plenty are still planning to enjoy the day by watching it at their favorite bar or friend’s place, wearing their lucky jerseys and hoping their favorite team wins.”
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