New York is getting its first Super Bowl in 2014, and midtown Manhattan will have a “Super Bowl Boulevard” to celebrate the day.
“New York City is already the nation’s Super Bowl champion of tourism destination and next year around this time hundreds of thousands of fans from across the country and around the globe will converge on our region to see the NFL’s best,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a statement.
“All these activities are going to show our city’s best face to people from around the world and will make being in New York for the Super Bowl truly memorable.”
The mayor said in a news release that “Super Bowl Boulevard” will serve as the the events before the game on Feb. 2, 2014, at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. It will begin on 44th Street in Times Square and go to 34th Street from Wednesday, Jan. 29, to Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
The NFL Experience will have a bunch of events, including having the Vince Lombardi Trophy on display, nightly concerts and interactive events, the mayor said.