Things to do around Super Bowl Live on Nicollet

Nicollet has long been downtown’s core shopping and entertainment artery. Its comprehensive remodel has enhanced the experience for visitors, workers and the area’s growing residential population.

With motor vehicles restricted to buses and taxis, this mile-long, go-to pedestrian oasis is lined by bar and restaurant sidewalk seating, art, bountiful greenery and many shopping options.

City leaders, downtown business community to celebrate new Nicollet Mall

November 3, 2017 – A celebration for the new Nicollet Mall featuring remarks by Mayor Betsy Hodges, City Council members and Steve Cramer, president and CEO of the mpls downtown council/Downtown Improvement District, among other project stakeholders.

Nicollet Mall Substantially Complete - Really!

October 6, 2017 – Great news for downtown workers, residents and visitors, the Nicollet renovation is almost complete. Streets and sidewalks are finished, planting continues and light masts are being installed. By November, all trees will be planted, furniture out, lights will be on and most of the new and restored artwork installed. Nicollet sidewalk cafes have been open throughout the summer and will stay open throughout the patio season.

Two Four Tuesdays coming to Nicollet this fall

September 8, 2017 – As Nicollet renovations wrap up, Mpls Downtown Improvement District (MDID) is partnering with businesses along Nicollet to offer food and drink specials on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month during September and October including pop-up street activities like craft markets, live entertainers and more.

Seventy-five percent of intersections now open on Nicollet

August 8, 2017 – Seventy-five percent of Nicollet intersections are now back to normal traffic flow with the opening this week of 6th and 7th Streets. Third and 9th Streets opened last week and the remaining intersections at 4th, 8th and 10th will be ready by Labor Day.

Nicollet team prepares to plant trees

June 9, 2017 – Nearly twenty of the almost 240 trees destined for the Nicollet renovation have arrived at Peavey Plaza and will be planted in the following weeks starting at the south end of Nicollet.

Media Coverage

Super Bowl Live free concert schedule revealed with new Minnesota all-stars

Star Tribune | Jan. 19, 2018
Mary Tyler Moore is back on Nicollet Mall

Star Tribune | Nov. 11, 2017
Nicollet Mall reopening celebration pushed back a day

Star Tribune | Nov. 4, 2017
Public Art Completes Nicollet Mall’s Design

Nicollet Mall Public Art | Oct. 31, 2017
Nicollet Mall Sculpture Clock working again

Kare 11 | Oct. 30, 2017
10-day festival on Nicollet Mall announced for Super Bowl

Fox News | Oct. 27, 2017
Bringing the Nicollet Mall sculpture clock back to life

WCCO-TV | Sept. 21, 2017
Art returns to Nicollet Mall

The Journal | Sept. 8, 2017