Super Bowl Insider info and Tickets
2008 Super Bowl XLII
Super Bowl Tickets for University of Phoenix Stadium, Phoenix Arizona. Sunday, Feb 3 2008.
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XLII Halftime Show and Entertainment
The Super Bowl halftime show is known for being the most anticipated musical events – nearly 140 million viewers tuned in last year, and this year will be no different. TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS, will perform in the BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLII HALFTIME SHOW on FOX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, Feb. 3, as announced by the NFL.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers can be considered THE American Band. Since their debut album in 1976, they have sold more than 50 million records, as well as being one of the top touring acts in the music business. And check out the pedigree: Top Petty has 18 Grammy Noms, various lifetime achievement awards, as well as the Rock and Roll hall of fame all under his belt. Among the Heartbreakers hits are Breakdown, Free Fallin’, Refugee, I won’t Back Down, and American Girl among many others. Before the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty toured with The Traveling Wilburys with fellow Rock n’ Roll legends George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers join the family of halftime performers that includes the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, and Prince. The game and halftime show will air worldwide in more than 230 countries, and this is the first year the Bridgestone Brand is a title sponsor for the Halftime show.
Super Bowl XLII Calendar of Events
Arizona Indian Festival
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm $8.00
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
The Arizona Indian Festival, hosted by the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association, brings together Arizona’s 22 recognized Indian Tribes and Nations, who come together in a festival of cultural celebration. Guests are invited to observe colorful social dance and traditionalism, as well as enjoy the Native American music, art, food and tribal legends featured in this beautiful showcase.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Dodge Theater, Phoenix AZ
Join Super Bowl mascot Spike and Friends at Super Fiesta as the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee celebrates Arizona's Hispanic heritage. In this massive Fiesta you can enjoy the best in Latin music, food and culture – presented by local Spanish Pop Station Super Estrella 107 FM, and organized by the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. Featuring a performance by Mexican pop superstar Alejandra Guzman, Super Fiesta’s stellar musical lineup includes artists in a variety of Latin music genres such as Mariachi, Regional Mexican, Cumbia, and Latin Pop.
Arizona-Sonora Bowl II
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Copper Canyon High School
This is football’s greatest rally – and it is all for international goodwill! An up and coming Arizona youth football team will go padding for padding with the best youth team from Sonora, Mexico. The Arizona-Sonora Bowl also includes one of the first international youth football clinics, and has NFL players like Marvell Smith cheering from the stands! Proceeds benefit the Sports Ad-Hoc Committee of the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
Big Ticket Gala
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: Contact Sallie Sargent at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Phoenician, Scottsdale
You’ll know something special is going on at the Phoenician! 1000 exclusive guests, VIPs and Celebs will experience the Football Hall of fame and star power associated with Super Bowl. This is one of the most exciting event in Super Bowl weekend. This is what comes with the Big Ticket Experience:
– Emcee, Chris Berman, Host of ESPN SportsCenter
– NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
– 20 NFL Hall of Fame inductees
– Special performance by the one and only Jay Leno
– Silent and live auctions culminating with a Harley-Davidson motorcycle autographed by Jay Leno and all the celebrities
– All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Super Bowl Gospel Celebration
Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Cost: $25.00 - $50.00
Symphony Hall, Phoenix
The Gospel Celebration is a combination of inspiring music from the top names in the industry as well as testimonies from top NFL players. Last years entertainers and guests included Patti LaBelle, Cedric the Entertainer, and Jerry Rice, among others. In its 9th year, the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is the one and only gospel event sanctioned by the NFL, with proceedings benefiting local and national charities.
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The Official 944 Party
Scottsdale Waterfront at Stetson Canal
You can’t miss this week-long celebration! The 944 Village will be the largest week long series of 944 events for the Super Bowl featuring the official Super Bowl Kick-off party on Saturday, February 2 hosted by the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.The Scottsdale Waterfront will be transformed into event headquarters for Super Bowl Week with a series of stellar events. The village will consist of a festival-like environment from day into night, which includes a mini Las Vegas Strip, live music, food vendors, charity fundraisers, art displays, fashion shows, world-class DJs and fireworks display. Also expect culinary tastings, music, sports and celebrity meet n’ greet autograph sessions. The Stetson Canal will be THE spot during Super Bowl!
FRIDAY NIGHT LINE-UP
DJ ROONIE G
SATURDAY NIGHT LINE-UP
JULIETTE LEWIS AND THE LICKS
Scottsdale Super ArtWalk
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Scottsdale Arts District
The internationally known Scottsdale ArtWalk is spread across several blocks in the Scottsdale Arts District. Held the day before the Game, the ArtWalk celebrates the showdown in its own classic way, opening their door to the public and hosting receptions and new exhibits. ArtWalkers will also be treated to live music, food samples, prizes and more.
University of Phoenix Stadium Info and Parking
After proposition 302 passed with 52% of the vote, University of Phoenix stadium was developed. A multipurpose facility boasting 73,000 seats, it also has the distinction of being the only American structure to be named as one of the world’s ten most impressive by BusinessWeek. Designed by renowned architect Peter Eisenman, it is the first venue in North America to feature both a retractable roof and retractable playing field. The stadium boasts six levels—the field, main concourse, club level, suite level (complete with 88 suites), upper concourse level and mechanical level. There are approximately 63,000 permanent seats, expandable to 73,000.
Security at University of Phoenix Stadium will be significantly heightened for the Super Bowl. Many items usually permitted into NFL venues are not allowed into the Super Bowl. The National Football League and Arizona law enforcement strongly recommend that fans minimize the number and size of all items carried into the Stadium. If you are in doubt about the appropriateness of an item, it is best to leave it behind on Game Day.
All items carried into stadium by fans will be carefully inspected and may potentially not be allowed into the Stadium. Fans are encouraged to bring nothing larger than a very small purse or bag. Nothing larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches is allowed. The NFL, University of Phoenix Stadium and law enforcement cannot hold prohibited or excluded items for game attendees.
There are approximately 14,000 parking spaces, located in various lots, surrounding the stadium.. University of Phoenix Stadium has over 2000 parking spaces reserved for our guests with special needs or disabilities. However, no exceptions:
All vehicles parking at or around the University of Phoenix Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2008, will be required to have a visible parking permit.
Permits must be purchased in advance. No re-entry will be allowed.
Super Bowl XLII Parking Permit Rates:
- Car, Van, SUV = $50 + $10 service fee = $60
- Limousine / Towncar = $150 + $15 service fee = $165
- Bus / Mini Bus = $300 + $25 service fee = $325
Parking permits can be picked up beginning Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Arizona) at the Peoria Sports Complex located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave. Peoria, Arizona 85382