Delta Vikings Village (outside U.S. Bank Stadium)
The Delta Vikings Village will open at 9 am
It will include the following activities:
Food and beverages available from Aramark at The Pendleton Whiskey Longhouse (opens at 9 am) and additional locations throughout the plaza
Bag check (on Park Avenue, just south of 4th Street and north of the Light Rail tracks; open from noon until one hour after the game; cost is $10 per bag; open from 10 am to one hour after game ends)
Autographs by Vikings Legends Sammy White and Jeff Wright 10:15 to 11:15 am
An appearance by Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders from 9:45 to 10:30 am
The Commons (outside U.S. Bank Stadium)
Numerous family friendly activities are planned for The Commons, including the following:
Music by DJ A-Quil at 10 am
Minnesota Vikings Chuck for Charity
Inflatable games, tailgate games and face painting
An appearance by Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders from 10:15 to 11 am
the All Square and Los Ocampo food trucks will be selling food near the Commons
PRE-GAME RECOGNITION: Fans are asked to be in their seats approximately 20 minutes before kickoff if possible for a special recognition honoring Vikings Legends.
COLOR GUARD: National Guard
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Vikings Legend Esera Tuaolo, who played defensive tackle for Minnesota from 1992-96, will sing the National Anthem. His singing talent advanced him to the playoff round of Season 13 of The Voice. Tuaolo is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.
HOMETOWN HERO PRESENTED BY US BANK: Ben O’Donnell was 38 years old when he became the first critical case of COVID-19 in Minnesota. He spent 28 days in the ICU, including 12 days on life support. Fourteen months later, O’Donnell completed his second Ironman Triathlon. He has made it his mission to give back in appreciation of the care he received while sick.
HALF-TIME: All-Star Stunt Dogs will perform a variety of freestyle Frisbee stunts.
IN GAME PRESENTATION: In honor of her recent induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WNBA Champion, All-Star, Olympic Gold Medalist and Head Coach of the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team Lindsey Whalen will be recognized.
LEGENDS AS CELEBRITY BARTENDERS
The following Vikings Legends are scheduled to be celebrity bartenders:
Delta Sky360° Club — Todd Scott (starting at 10:30 am)
Medtronic Club — Robert Griffith (starting at 10:30 am)
Gray Duck Bar — John Randle (starting at 11 a.m.)