LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – As if Super Bowl fans needed another reason to celebrate, the NFL put on a Chinese New Year’s party at the Super Bowl Experience.

Lunar New Year officially starts Saturday, but the NFL’s starting the festivities a bit early with a special exhibit recognizing the Year of the Dragon.

The Super Bowl Experience opens Friday afternoon at three. It’s open Saturday from 10 am until 10 pm. Tickets are $50.

FOX5′s own mini sports reporter, Jeremiah has been a very busy little man this week. Our Maria Janos has some of the highlights.

The youngster was “in his element,” from Opening Night to the Super Bowl Experience.

Radio Row is just one of the hot spots in Las Vegas this week. FOX5′s Dani Masten takes shows us what’s attracting fans there.

Artists are excited to perform at the Super Bowl pregame and halftime shows.

The Super Bowl isn’t just about fun, it’s also providing many benefits to the community, those with food insecurity.

FOX5′s Victoria Shaha shows us how the NFL’s helping to feed Las Vegas’s hungry.

The festivities took a more high-fashion feel for players later in the evening, as they spruced up and stepped out for the NFL Honors. It’s where the league recognizes its best and brightest. FOX5′s Paloma Villacana takes us to the red carpet, and beyond.

The stars came out for the NFL awards show at Resorts World in Las Vegas.

The NFL Honors isn’t just an awards show for the player sin the present, it’s also an event that immortalizes those who’ve played before. During Thursday night’s ceremony, the Pro Football Hall of Fame added seven more members to the list of legends enshrined in Canton.

Getting their coveted gold jackets this summer will be:

  • Andre Johnson – Wide receiver (Texans, Colts, Titans)
  • Devin Hester – Return specialist/Kickoff returner, Wide Receiver (Bears)
  • Dwight Freeney – Defense End (Colts)
  • Julius Peppers – Defensive end (Panthers, Bears)
  • Patrick Willis – Linebacker (49ers)
  • Steve McMichael – Defensive tackle (Packers, Bears, Patriots)
  • Randy Gradisher – Linebacker (Broncos)
Andre Johnson, Dwight Freeney and Julius Peppers are among those who are headed to Canton.

Stay with FOX5 on-air and online as we countdown to the kickoff of Super Bowl LVIII.


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