This year fans are gathering to watch the clash of the titans: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI (51). Falcons’ fans are wondering if they’ll be able to catch their first Super Bowl win or if the 4-time champions, New England Patriots, will get their 5th win.
With the excitement of the Super Bowl comes a great expense to not only the NFL, but to advertisers, viewers, and attendees. In 2017, 189 million Americans are expected to watch the Super Bowl with over 72 thousand at the game, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Of those 189 million viewers, the NRF expects viewers and party-goers to spend an average of $75 on food, decor, team apparel, and more.
Of course, we know that the Super Bowl comes with a super price tag. This year is expected to be around $14.1 billion, down from 2016’s $15.5 billion. Those 30-second commercials that everyone loves will cost just over $5 million this year according to Variety magazine.
Now that you know the super costs associated with 2017 Super Bowl LI, how much do you plan on spending this Super Bowl?