By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | June 11, 2021
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee has chosen the date for Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium — February 12, 2023.
“The selection of the date for Super Bowl LVII means we are getting closer to the event all of Arizona is anticipating,” says David Rousseau, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee chairman.
“The exposure and economic impact it brings to our region is unmatched, and so is the level of community support required to execute such a massive undertaking.”
Arizona was selected to host Super Bowl LVII in May 2018, marking the fourth time that a Super Bowl was awarded to the state. It is the third time the nation’s most popular sporting event will be played at State Farm Stadium, and first since Super Bowl XLIX following the 2014 season.
Arizona joins South Florida, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Tampa Bay as the only sites selected to host the Super Bowl at least four times.
The last time the game was staged in Arizona, it produced a record economic impact for the state. A 2015 study by the Seidman Research Institute, W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU determined that Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 Pro Bowl and related events produced a gross economic impact of $719.4 million for the region.
That was the largest economic impact of any special event held in Arizona. In addition to the games played in Glendale, more than 1 million people visited Verizon Super Bowl Central in Downtown Phoenix and more than 500,000 people enjoyed events in Downtown Scottsdale.
In a span of just over 26 months in 2015 to 2017, State Farm Stadium hosted a Pro Bowl, Super Bowl, College Football National Championship Game and the NCAA Men’s Final Four. It was an unprecedented stretch for a stadium that generated $1.3 billion in economic impact for the state.