Report: Super Bowl LVIII ticket prices reach record highs

Jan 30, 2024, 7:30 AM

Christian McCaffrey #23 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes the ball in the first quarter against the...

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 23: Christian McCaffrey #23 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes the ball in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Levi's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

With the NFL’s title game in Las Vegas for the first time, combined with the Taylor Swift effect on the Kansas City Chiefs’ side and the San Francisco 49ers’ West Coast fandom, Super Bowl LVIII ticket prices are at a record level.

According to ticket aggregator TicketIQ, the average secondary ticket market list pricing for the Feb. 11 game at Allegiant Stadium has reached a record $10,752. Tickets for Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Fla., went for a higher number but the pandemic limited capacity to just 25,000.

Average prices for Super Bowl LVIII were at a record $9,815 on online marketplace TickPick, an increase of 70 percent over last year’s title game, Front Office Sports reported.

Making their fourth Super Bowl appearance in five seasons, the Chiefs have been a popular team for years. Support for the Chiefs has been bolstered by Swift’s relationship with star tight end Travis Kelce, which has the pop star’s fans swooning from coast to coast.

The 49ers, who are aiming to join the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers with the most Super Bowl wins (six), are highly popular on social media. It also doesn’t hurt that San Francisco is loaded with offensive stars — Christian McCaffrey, George Kittle, Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk and Brock Purdy.

Wrapping it all up is the fact that Las Vegas, a destination for millions of partygoers, is hosting the country’s largest single sporting event.

“This is probably one of the lower-impact (potential) matchups, actually, and demand is still up,” TicketIQ founder and CEO Jesse Lawrence told Front Office Sports. “All bets are off for where this goes over the next two weeks, but I do think team demand is less of a factor this year, and the Vegas location is definitely helping drive this.”

Just to get into this Super Bowl, it’ll cost fans more than $7,000, one of the highest non-COVID figures for the annual event.

However, had the Detroit Lions prevailed over the 49ers in the NFC title game, the ticket prices likely would’ve skyrocketed even further. The Lions, who have never played in the Super Bowl, won their first playoff game in 32 years and won two postseason games for the first time since 1957.

“The Lions’ demand for this would have been through the roof,” Lawrence said.

–Field Level Media

Thank you for reading Follow us on Twitter and Google News, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.


San Francisco 49ers

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers talks with Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fol...

Amiliano Fragoso

Tom Brady lists 49ers as possible team in NFL return: ‘I wouldn’t be opposed to it’

Could Tom Brady make his way to the 49ers after all? He didn't rule out a midseason return to football if it makes sense.

2 days ago

Rock Ya-Sin #23 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on in the second quarter of a game against the Pittsb...

Amiliano Fragoso

San Francisco 49ers sign CB Rock Ya-Sin to one-year deal

The 49ers have announced that they signed CB Rock Ya-Sin to a one-year deal Thursday, adding to their secondary depth.

3 days ago

General view of the interior of Levis Stadium from an elevated level during the NFL regular season ...

Amiliano Fragoso

Recapping San Francisco 49ers 2024 local pro day

The 49ers held their 2024 local pro day on Wednesday, highlighting some lesser-known prospects from Northern California.

3 days ago

Closeups and interview pictures of O.J. Simpson of Southern California, the most celebrated collegi...

Amiliano Fragoso

San Francisco native O.J. Simpson passes away at age 76

O.J. Simpson, the former football star who was later accused and acquitted of killing his wife and her friend, has passed away at the age of 76. Per a statement from his family, Simpson passed away peacefully Wednesday, surrounded by his family and loved ones. After a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, the Bay Area […]

3 days ago

The San Francisco 49ers offensive line is seen with the Baltimore Ravens defensive line at the line...

Amiliano Fragoso

Three positions the 49ers still need to fill this offseason

The 49ers have some positions in need of more attention than others entering draft season. Here's how that could play out.

5 days ago

Logan Ryan #33 of the San Francisco 49ers defends in coverage during Super Bowl LVIII against the K...

Amiliano Fragoso

Former 49ers S Logan Ryan retires from 11-year NFL career

The San Francisco 49ers will be without another 2023 veteran, with S Logan Ryan retiring from football Tuesday.

5 days ago

Report: Super Bowl LVIII ticket prices reach record highs