New Orleans wins bid to host Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

Posted at 9:11 AM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 10:11:01-04

 New Orleans has been chosen to host Super Bowl LVIII in 2024, according to our media partners at The Advocate.

Several media are reporting this morning that New Orleans has been awarded the honor of hosting Super Bowl LVIII by the National Football League. That big game is scheduled for 2024. 

New Orleans was the only city to bid on hosting Super Bowl LVIII. According to the Advocate, Saints owner Gayle Benson and president Dennis Lauscha secured the bid after a presentation to NFL owners this morning in Atlanta. 

This is the 11th time New Orleans will host the Super Bowl and the first since 2013.

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“This is an exciting time to be in Louisiana, and we couldn’t be happier about hosting the Super Bowl in New Orleans for the 11th time.  This decision by the NFL is further proof that New Orleans is a top tier destination for major sporting and entertainment events. With a $480 million impact to New Orleans, the Super Bowl stands to be a major economic boost to the region.  I want to congratulate the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation for leading the effort, and Mrs. Gayle Benson and the entire New Orleans Saints organization for serving as tremendous ambassadors for Louisiana as they made the final pitch.  We look forward to this event and to showing the world, once again, what a great city we have in New Orleans.”