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WWE’s SummerSlam 2026 goes 2 nights

May 23, 2024

By Nik Roseveare

WWE, part of TKO Group, in partnership with Minnesota Sports and Events (MNSE), has announced that WWE SummerSlam 2026 – much like WrestleMania in recent years – will take place over two nights. Minneapolis will host the event on August 1st and August 2nd 2026 at the US Bank Stadium.

The 2026 edition of SummerSlam will be the first Premium Live Event in Minneapolis since TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs in 2019 and will mark the first time WWE will host a stadium event in the city. In addition to the two-night event, WWE and MNSE will deliver a host of fan and community events in the days leading up to and after SummerSlam.

“US Bank Stadium is an absolutely world-class venue, situated in a city with rich wrestling history and an amazing fan base,” said Chris Legentil, WWE EVP, Talent Relations & Head of Communications. “We’re excited to bring two nights of SummerSlam to Minneapolis in 2026.”

“S. Bank Stadium is honored to host WWE’s SummerSlam on Minnesota’s biggest stage in 2026,” said Michael Vekich, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. “We look forward to providing a warm welcome and best-in-class experience at US Bank Stadium for WWE Superstars, staff, fans, and guests.”

“We are thrilled to welcome the WWE Universe to Minnesota for SummerSlam,” added Wendy Blackshaw, President and CEO of Minnesota Sports and Events. “We will make this summertime wrestling extravaganza accessible for fans of all ages. Through a variety of festivities and ancillary events in the Twin Cities and affordable tickets to the main events at US Bank Stadium, this will be a SummerSlam for all.”

US Bank Stadium, the home of NFL team the Minnesota Vikings, is a state-of-the-art indoor facility and has hosted several high-profile events such as Super Bowl LII (2018) and the NCAA Men’s Final Four (2019). In 2023, The Athletic named US Bank Stadium the NFL’s top venue.

The announcement comes on the heels of a record-breaking ticket on-sale event for this year’s SummerSlam which will take place at Cleveland Browns Stadium on August 3rd.

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