Downtown Phoenix will be hopping in the next week as Super Bowl XLIX is coming to town! The entire city will be celebrating as we welcome the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots to the Valley of the Sun. Phoenix CRE properties in the Downtown area will be at the center oPhoenix CREf the festivities, and you won’t want to miss one bit of the action.

Here are just some of the exciting events going on during Super Bowl week:

Verizon Super Bowl Central will be held from January 28 – February 1. Twelve entire blocks of the Downtown Phoenix CRE area will be the epicenter of entertainment for football fans of all ages. Admission is free to the public. Super Bowl Central will be open Wednesday – Friday from 2:00 – 10:00pm; on Saturday from 10:00am – 10:00pm; and on Sunday from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Activities close at 10:00pm. Concessions will remain open until 12:00am.

The Grand Canyon Experience is Super Bowl Central’s main attraction. It’s a one-of-a-kind, spectacular rock wall that brings our state’s own Grand Canyon to life, right in the center of Downtown Phoenix CRE. This amazing attraction will include 20 climbing positions and a breathtaking, 18-foot cascading waterfall. The Grand Canyon Experience is open for ages 6 and up. Admission is $5 per person.

Pepsi Hyped for Halftime Stage will provide jammin’ live music for you to dance the night away. Friday night features the quirky rock ‘n roll sounds of Walk The Moon, and on Saturday, you can groove to the eclectic musical stylings of The Roots, the band best known from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Other events include getting autographs from former NFL players, mixing and mingling at the beverage gardens, watching your favorite network football commentators as they broadcast live, and marveling in the nightly fireworks displays.

Of course, there’s also the main event…Super Bowl XLIX! Although we were hoping to be cheering on the Phoenix Cardinals this year, we are still looking forward to a great game.

Happy Super Bowl Week from the Menlo Group!