It’s the big day. Super Bowl LII, where we’ll either see another jewel in the crown of the dominant New England Patriots, or a first-ever Super Bowl victory for the Philadelphia Eagles. Tickets are still available – resellers are set up on site with local pick up options, hoping to capture the final wave of fans that are already in Minneapolis who have been waiting for the market to dip. But it looks like it is continuing to hold strong, even as the kickoff looms just a few hours away. Hopes for cheap Super Bowl LII tickets are fading fast – the best deal with fees included on the major marketplaces is for a pair in Section 347, Row D on Ticket Club.
The total for a pair on the service fee-free marketplace is $5423 even, which is about where get-in prices for a single ticket averaged just after the teams were decided two weeks ago – but still a record-high single ticket asking price relative to previous Super Bowl ticket averages. As has been the case for the entirety of the two week lead-up to the game, Ticket Club offers the most bang for the buck, a few hundred below the ask on StubHub, Vivid Seats, or Ticketmaster as of Sunday morning.
Currently, StubHub’s best price is for a pair in Section 323, Row 7. The pair is $5,830.50, or $2,915.25 per ticket. On Vivid Seats, the least expensive get-in is for a pair in Section 348, Row 10. Those will set you back $5,762.55 – $2,881.28 per seat. Moving in the other direction, Ticketmaster’s resale site has its lowest ask currently at $5,925 for a pair of seats in Section 310, Row 24. That’s a setback of $2,962.5 per seat.
Across the market, ticket price averages have dropped as the game approaches, but presumably not quite as much as holdouts would have wished. Current data from Ticket Club indicates an average asking price across the board of $4,326 per ticket. There are (as of 10:44AM) more than 30 available for less than $3,000 per ticket, including some in the middle level of the stadium rather than the upper deck. The high water mark remains a set of four seats in Row 3 of the the Delta Sky 360 Club, which have fallen to $12,480 each on Ticket Club from over $15,000.
With available inventory on the secondary market down to the hundreds rather than thousands, it’s likely that the prices will continue to hold throughout the day, or as long as those still holding a ticket are willing to risk finding themselves without a chair when the music stops.