On February 3, 2019 Super Bowl LIII is scheduled to take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Whether your team is participating or not, most Americans will be watching. If you are hosting a Super Bowl party here are some tips to help make your Big Game Celebration run smoothly.
- Be aware of food allergies. An allergic reaction to food can be life-threatening. Ask your guests if they have any food allergies before you begin cooking so you can avoid serving any food that they may be allergic to. If you will be expecting unknown guests, label your snacks and food with allergy information.
- Don’t let your guests drive home drunk. Historically, Super Bowl Sunday has unfortunately earned the reputation of being one of the biggest drunk driving days of the year. If you are serving alcohol at your party, be sure to not let your friends drive home drunk.
- Follow safe food preparation and serving instructions. One in 6 Americans
getsick by consuming contaminated foods or beverages each year. Be sure to follow the recommended food safety practices at your party to avoid food-related illnesses.
Super Bowl Facts
Last Super Bowl:
February 4, 2018 – The Philadelphia Eagles defeat the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII (52) at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
First Super Bowl – January 15, 1967 – The first Super Bowl championship game was between the NFL (Green Bay Packers) and AFL (Kansas City Chiefs) champions at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. The score was Green Bay, 35 and Kansas City, 10. Attendance was 61,946. Bart Starr, the quarterback for Green Bay, was named the MVP.
Lowest Winning Score – January 14, 1973 – Lowest scoring winner – Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7 – Super Bowl VII, at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.
Highest Winning Score – January 28, 1990 – Highest scoring winner – San Francisco 49ers, 55, Denver Broncos, 10 – Super Bowl XXIV, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. This was also the largest margin of victory to date.
Most Played – New England Patriots, 10.
Most Wins – Pittsburgh Steelers, 6.
Most Losses – Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are tied, 5.
Most Losses In A Row – Buffalo Bills, 4
The NFL pays for up to 150 rings at $5,000 per ring (plus adjustments for increases in gold and diamonds).
The NFL also pays for 150 pieces of jewelry for the losing team, which may not cost more than half the price set for the Super Bowl ring.
The Vince Lombardi Trophy is made from sterling silver by Tiffany & Co
Future Super Bowl Sites:
2020 – South Florida
2021 – Tampa, Florida
2022 – Los Angeles, California
2023 – Glendale, Arizona