Minnesota is officially overrun by individuals that have taken over the city for the Super Bowl! Although the temps may be single digits, there are plenty of parties and activations to ensure that you stay turned up! Kicking off the event series - Fanatics, the global leader in authentic official licensed sports merchandise, kicked off Super Bowl weekend with their annual invite-only party on Saturday, February 3 at the Minneapolis Lumber Exchange Center.
Celebs and athletes attended the hottest day-party in anticipation of seeing New England Patriots vs Philadelphia Eagles! Naturally New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft arrived in high spirits, ready for the big game. Kraft’s appearance illuminated the room as celebrities and partygoers tried to snap a photo with the decorated owner. Even Eagles fans rushed to congratulate Kraft on his victory to the Super Bowl and wished him luck for highly-anticipated game.
As the high energy filled the room, guests were treated to a special performance by Grammy-nominated artists, The Chainsmokers. Fresh off a flight from Las Vegas, musical duo The Chainsmokers, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, performed a medley of their hits “Closer” and “Don’t Let Me Down” before surprising partygoers with a rendition of “All-Star” by Smash Mouth and “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by the Backstreet Boys that had everyone singing and dancing along.
Other celebs in attendance included: NFL Legend Dan Marino, Shaquille O'Neal, Drew Van Acker, Peyton Manning,Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Jim Kelly, Chris Santos, Shahid Khan, Jonathan Ogden, Jonathan Taylor, Jamaal Adams, and many more.