If you haven’t yet reserved tickets for the Super Bowl Experience in downtown Tampa, you’re not getting in.
The NFL today announced the Super Bowl Experience has reached capacity nearly two full days before opening to the public in Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park.
Reservations to visit the free fan experience that includes activities, exhibits, shopping and a chance to see the Vince Lombardi Trophy, were made through the NFL One Pass app that launched last week. The app allowed fans to reserve a time slot between Friday and Feb. 6.
Reservations at Julian B. Lane park were limited to “7,500 fans per session,” a Super Bowl Experience spokesman said, but they could not say how many fans total had secured reservations.
“Based on guidance from public health and city officials, and with the safety of our fans and staff in mind, the NFL has been using a reservation system for access to Super Bowl Experience at Julian B. Lane Park,” a statement from the NFL said. “All available time slots have now been reserved and there is no additional access.”
Reservations can not be changed or canceled, according to the Super Bowl Experience FAQ.
Fans who weren’t able to reserve tickets for the Experience at Julian B. Lane park can still visit the other free Super Bowl fan events along the downtown waterfront, which include a “technology village” with a solar pavilion and vendors on the Tampa Riverwalk at 101 E. Whiting Street and photo opportunities, live music and vendors at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
Fan experiences at Curtis Hixon park and the Riverwalk technology village do not require reservations, but do require that fans download the NFL OnePass App at NFL.com/OnePass and register to get a QR code for entry and to take part in activities.
Fan experiences at Curtis Hixon park and the Riverwalk will open to the public Friday at 5 p.m. and close at 10 that night. They will open again on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fan experiences downtown will be closed Feb. 1 and 2, and will re-open Feb. 3 and 4, from 3 to 10 p.m., and Feb. 5 and 6, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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