• X Games in Minneapolis, MN
• Three days of events like no other
• Metropolis partnerships make it happen
The official announcement came in July 2016, Minneapolis will host the summer X Games events for the next two years at the new, state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis on July 13-16, 2017 and July 19-22, 2018.
If you know about the X Games, names such as Tony Hawk and Travis Pastrana may come to mind, but for those of you who don’t — X Games is the annual extreme sports event produced by ESPN. The inaugural event was held in the summer of 1995 and its popularity continues to gain momentum. In 1997, a Winter X Games was introduced and in 2002 the event began to be televised live, giving viewers around the world access to the best of the best in skateboarding, Moto X, BMX, and so much more.