We are ready for the world's biggest annual sporting event to hit Houston. Here are all the stats you need to know as February 5, 2017 draws near.
51 – This will be the 51st annual Super Bowl championship game. While the 50th game in San Francisco earlier this year looked back at a half century of celebrations, the 2017 game will look at the future of the event.
10 – Number of days Super Bowl Live! will be activated in Downtown Houston
10,000 – Number of volunteers that will be on hand to help execute the event.
140,000 – Number of out-of-town visitors expected to come to Houston for Super Bowl.
1 million – Total number of people expected to attend some component of the Super Bowl experience over the 10-day period.
350 million – Net economic impact in dollars the Super Bowl will have on Houston.
5,000 – Number of credentialed media expected to cover the game and Houston during the celebration.
1,000—Number of rooms in the brand new Marriott Marquis hotel rising adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. The hotel set to open in December will be the NFL headquarters hotel for the event.
23 – Miles of light rail connecting NRG Stadium to Downtown and other areas of Houston, making it easier for attendees to reach the game and other festivities.
84,000 – Number of hotel rooms in the Houston area, up from around 44,000 in 2004 the last time Houston hosted the game.
4 million – Approximate number of dollars that will go to nonprofits in the region through the NFL’s Charitable Giving Program
97,000 – Square footage of the new pedestrian promenade, dubbed Avenida Houston, in front of the convention center that with Discovery Green park will be the center of Super Bowl Live. It will feature new restaurants, public art and performances.
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