By Nicole Norfleet
A historic mansion outside downtown Minneapolis could make the perfect venue for a Super Bowl soiree as long as event planners don’t mind that it normally functions as a funeral home.
A church near U.S. Bank Stadium has been fielding multiple calls asking it to rent out space. St. Paul’s Frogtown Curling Club has corporate groups lined up to reserve ice time. Parking lots are getting new life as party spaces, and a chunk of the vacant former Dayton’s department store is booked for official Super Bowl events.
As Minneapolis prepares to play host to Super Bowl LII, the stadium’s urban setting, Minnesota’s winter temperatures and the Twin Cities’ relatively small meeting spaces have forced organizers to get creative.
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