Super Bowl Countdown: What’s happening in Tampa on Thursday?

The Big Game

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — We’re now just days away from Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa and the city is absolutely buzzing with excitement and activity.

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is expected to arrive in Tampa Thursday afternoon. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor will welcome him at Tampa International Airport, and the two will host a news conference together ahead of Sunday’s showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

And as a reminder, the NFL Super Bowl Experience is back open Thursday and will once again allow a limited amount of walk-ups. The Super Bowl Experience at Julian B. Lane Park is open from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday.

8 On Your Side is Your Official Bucs Station and will stream live every day at 10 a.m. ET to break down what’s happening in our area ahead of the big game. Our live updates will run through Saturday so you can stay updated all week on the latest Super Bowl news.

J.B. Biunno and Avery Cotton will be live every morning with details on all the Super Bowl-related events and activities in our area. Gabrielle Shirley and Daisy Ruth will join them live from out in the community to show how Tampa is transforming into a championship host town. Starting Wednesday, Meteorologist Amanda Holly will also join the stream to help look ahead to the forecast for Sunday’s game.

Once you’ve caught up on everything happening in Tampa Bay for the day, make sure to check back at 1 p.m. ET when J.B. Biunno will also join “Big Game Bound” to bring you the latest news and analysis ahead of the Super Bowl.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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