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Men's Final Four

2019 NCAA® FINAL FOUR®

US BANK STADIUM | MINNEAPOLIS | APR 6 & 8

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Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One

WHEN: Friday, April 5 - Monday, April 8
WHERE: Minneapolis Convention Center
BE THERE: Tickets are on sale January 16 by clicking here.

Capital One Cardholders receive complimentary entry for two to Final Four Fan Fest. For online ticket purchases, enter your Capital One card BIN number in the promo code field by clicking here. Customers can also show their card on-site at the Final Four Fan Fest Box Office to receive complimentary entry for two.

FAN FEST ADMISSION INFORMATION
Adults $8 in advance; $10 at the door                                                                                       
Kids 12 & Under FREE
Military (with valid ID) $4 in advance
Seniors (60+ with valid ID) $5 at the door; $4 in advance
College Students (with valid ID) $4 in advance; $5 at the door

Get two (2) complimentary tickets & use the Capital One Cardholder Priority Access Lane entry by showing your Capital One card at the Capital One Ticket Counter at Fan Fest.

FAN FEST HOURS
Friday, April 5 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.                     
Saturday, April 6 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.     (9 - 10 a.m. Capital One Cardholder Early Access Hour) 
Sunday, April 7 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.    (10 - 11 a.m. Capital One Cardholder Early Access Hour) 
Monday, April 8 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

If the games weren’t exciting enough, the Final Four is bringing a weekend jam-packed with events around Minneapolis for residents and visitors of all ages. Sports fans, college students, families, music junkies: there is something for everyone!

Tip off your weekend with a trip to Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. As you take your first steps through the Minneapolis Convention Center doors, you’ll be greeted by a sports wonderland of interactive games, special celebrity and athlete appearances, autograph signings, and much more!

Fan Fest is so much more than basketball.  Knock it out of the park at Home Run Derby, participate in one of the free cheer clinics taking place over the weekend or make your way over to the rock wall and climb to the top to get a birds-eye view of the entire event!  You will even have a chance to snap a selfie with the championship trophy!

Didn’t have enough time to see and do everything in one day? Don’t worry, Fan Fest is open all weekend!

Fan Fest is the best way to celebrate Final Four weekend in Minneapolis. And with free entry for kids 12 and under, it’s affordable too! Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience! 

Planning for Minneapolis is underway, be sure to check back in February 2019 for event updates and activities!

Exclusive Offers for Capital One Cardholders

  • Two (2) Complimentary ticket to Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One
    • Get (2) complimentary Fan Fest tickets by showing your card at the Capital One Ticket Counter at Fan Fest.
  • Capital One Cardholder Priority Access Lane
    • Show your Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One ticket or Capital One card for expedited entry into Fan Fest through the Capital One Cardholder Priority Access Lane
  • Capital One Early Access Hour (TBA)
    • Dates TBA: Show your Capital One card to get in to the Capital One Fan Zone at Fan Fest, before doors open to the public.
2019 FINAL FOUR FAN FEST PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
11 a.m. Doors Open Minneapolis Convention Center
Noon - 2 p.m. Managers' Game Semifinals Buick Arena
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Lon Kruger Autograph Session AT&T Fan Zone
2 - 4 p.m. Buick 3 on 3 on 3 Buick Arena
3 - 4 p.m. Fran McCaffery Autograph Session AT&T Fan Zone
4 - 5 p.m. Final Four Pep Rally Buick Arena
5 - 6 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit Court
5 - 7 p.m. Managers' Game Finals Buick Arena
     
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
9 - 10 a.m. Capital One Cardholder Early Access Hour Minneapolis Convention Center
9 a.m. - Noon Playbook LIVE from Fan Fest with Chris Spatola & Jimmy Dykes Sirius XM at Buick Arena
10 a.m. Doors Open Minneapolis Convention Center
10 - 11 a.m. GEICO Hot Shot Challenge Buick Arena
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Christian Laettner Appearance Buick Arena
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Roy Williams Autograph Session AT&T Fan Zone
Noon - 1 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit Court
Noon - 2:30 p.m. Off Campus LIVE from Fan Fest with Mark Packer & Tom Brennan Sirius XM at Buick Arena
Noon - 3 p.m. NABC Trophy Display NCAA® Authentic Team Store
2 - 3 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit Court
3 - 5 p.m. Buick 3 on 3 on 3 Buick Arena
4 - 5 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit Court
     
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
10 - 11 a.m. Capital One Cardholder Early Access Hour Minneapolis Convention Center
11 a.m. Doors Open Minneapolis Convention Center
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Next Generation Showcase Buick Arena
Noon - 1 p.m. Gene Keady Appearance  Fan P'Zone
Noon - 3 p.m. NABC Trophy Display NCAA® Authentic Store
Noon - 3 p.m. Playbook LIVE from Fan Fest with Mark Packer, Seth Greenberg & Tom Brennan Sirius XM at Buick Arena
1 - 2 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit court
1 - 2 p.m.  Jim Calhoun Autograph Session AT&T Fan Zone
3 - 4 p.m. ELEAGUE Collegiate Rocket League Spring Invitational ELEAGUE x Rocket League Game Zone presented by AXE
3 - 4 p.m. Cheer Clinic Spirit Court
4 - 6 p.m. Buick 3 on 3 on 3 Buick Arena
     
MONDAY, APRIL 8    
11 a.m. Doors Open Minneapolis Convention Center
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Buick 3 on 3 on 3 Buick Arena
Noon - 3 p.m. Playbook LIVE from Fan Fest with Chris Spatola Sirius XM at Buick Arena
3 - 5:30 p.m. Off Campus LIVE from Fan Fest with Mark Packer & Tom Brennan Sirius XM at Buick Arena
     
Upon entry into the Final Four Venue, March Madness Music Series and Final Four Fan Fest, the following policies will be in effect:
 
Bag Policy (see approved and prohibited bags below).
All individuals will be subject to a search upon entry.
For a printable version >> CLICK HERE
 
**Failure to comply with venue and event management will result in denial of entry.
 
The following items will be prohibited from U.S. Bank Stadium:
  • Animals (except service animals to aid guests with disabilities).
  • Artificial noisemakers or noisemaking devices of any kind.
  • Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to, the following: all purses, bags or containers larger than a small clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs,cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags. Please refer to the bag policy on the reverse side.
  • Balls or any object that can be used as a projectile.
  • Cameras with professional lenses longer than 4", GoPros, video recorders and mono/tripods on game days. (Cameras, GoPros, etc., are only allowed on open practice day.)
  • Chewing tobacco ore-cigarettes.
  • Outside food and beverage and containers of any kind (except for guests with medical and dietary needs).
  • Fireworks or weapons of any kind (firearms, knives, etc.). Folding chairs, stools or other seating devices.
  • Illegal drugs. Laser pointers.
  • Poles or sticks of any kind, including selfie-sticks . Signs or flags larger than 3' x 2'.
  • Umbrellas.
  • Any other item(s) determined by event management to be dangerous or inappropriate will not be allowed into NCAA events.
**All individuals, regardless of age, must have a valid event ticket to enter U.S. Bank Stadium on game days.
**There will be no re-entry into U.S. Bank Stadium on game days.
 
The following behavioral policies will be strictly enforced:
  • The use of duplicate or unlicensed tickets will result in expulsion. Profanity will not be tolerated and may result in expulsion.
  • The use of obscene or indecent clothing will result in expulsion.
Suggestions to make your visit more enjoyable:
  • Non-permitted items can be discarded or returned to the guest's vehicle or hotel room. Please store items left in vehicles out of sight.
  • Final Four Venue guests with disabilities should contact Guest Services at 612-777-8761 in advance for parking, admission and seating accommodations.
APPROVED BAGS:
 
12” x 6” x 12” – Clear Plastic Bag
1 Gallon Clear Plastic Storage Bag
5.5” x 8.5” Clutch Purse
3” x 4” Clutch Purse
 
If your bag is larger than 5.5" X 8.5", it will not be allowed into the Final Four® Venue, March Madness® Music Series or Final Four Fan Fest.