CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Super Bowl is returning to South Florida.
NFL owners meeting in Charlotte have awarded Super Bowl LIV (54) to the stadium now known as New Miami Stadium.
The game will be played Feb. 2, 2020.
It will be the first Super Bowl played in South Florida since 2010 when New Orleans defeated Indianapolis in a steady rain.
With the game, Miami will host a NFL record 11th Super Bowl, breaking a tie with New Orleans.
“I can’t think of a better place to host the Super Bowl than right here in our world-class community,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez. “Miami has hosted more Super Bowls than any other city, and it’s clear why. This is the place to live, work and play, and hosting the Super Bowl at Dolphins’ stadium once again serves as further evidence that Miami is a major event community.”
South Florida was a favorite to be awarded the game due to the current $450 million in renovations.
The stadium modernization will sport a new roof over the stands, protecting fans from the same weather conditions that affected Super Bowl XLIV.
Atlanta, which will open a new stadium in 2017, will host the Super Bowl in 2019.