The Super Bowl has officially taken over New York City and the tri-state area. For a lot of people visiting NYC this week, it’s all about the Super Bowl and nothing else. The current average listed price on the secondary market is $2,754.34, which is down 31.28% since 9am on Conference Championship Sunday. The get-in price has dropped even more, 37.62%, since that time to $1,393. The cheapest ticket in the Mezzanine level is $1,783 and the Lower level costs $1,803 to get in. The most expensive single seat in the stadium is available in the Lower Club for $25,700. There are also suites available, with the most expensive suite currently listed for $624,000, with the cheapest suite available at $180,000. For fans actually purchasing the tickets, the average sales price is $2,404.59. As many people have been out enjoying activities like Super Bowl Boulevard, there’s still a question of what can you do in New York City this week besides the Super Bowl?
- Broadway Shows
One of the most popular things to do in New York is go see a show on Broadway and this week will be no different. Three of the top shows on Broadway all have six performances from now through Super Bowl Sunday. Jersey Boys tickets have an average price of $204.90 for the six shows this week, below the normal average of $238. Wicked tickets are also cheaper than their usual average at $266.85, down from a $293 average on other dates. Neither show has as much of a decrease from the normal listed average than The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon tickets have an average price of $236.59 for the six shows through Sunday, with the average price for all other future listed shows at a $336 average.
- NBA Basketball
Neither the Knicks or the Nets season has gone how the teams had hoped, but both teams each have big games lined up this weekend. On Friday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder come in to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to face the Nets. Thunder vs Nets tickets have an average price of $237.09 and a get-in price of $49. The next night Madison Square Garden hosts the most expensive regular season NBA game of the year when the Miami Heat play the night before the Super Bowl. Heat vs Knicks tickets have an average price of $457.23 and a get-in price of $110.
- The Black Keys at Roseland Ballroom
For people who believe all of the buildup around the Super Bowl is enough sports for them this week, there will be a few concerts going on in the city. The biggest of which is The Black Keys playing at Roseland Ballroom on Friday night. The show is sold out on the primary market, but a limited number of The Black Keys tickets are available on the secondary market. The average price for the show is $259.21 with a low price of $166.
- NHL Hockey
The New York Rangers and New York Islanders just faced each other in the second game of the Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. They will be back facing each other at Madison Square Garden on Friday night. As with the Knicks, this will be one of the most expensive Rangers games of the season with an average secondary market price of $248.57 and a get-in price of $82.
- UFC 169
This UFC event isn’t technically in New York City, but neither is the Super Bowl. The fights are taking place across the river at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event will be Saturday night featuring a main event for the Bantamweight Championship with champion Renan Barao defending his title against Urijah Faber. UFC 169 tickets have an average price of $169.45 and a pretty low get-in pice of $27.
There will be numerous things to do in the city in the days leading up to the Super Bowl, but these big events are your best bet for the top entertainment the city has to offer this week.
Topics: Super Bowl XLVIII