WWE SummerSlam 2026 Hits Minneapolis: Two Nights of Wrestling Action at U.S. Bank Stadium!

Minneapolis, Minnesota will be the center of excitement in the wrestling world as WWE announced it will be hosting its SummerSlam event over two nights in August 2026 at the prestigious U.S. Bank Stadium. This marks the first time WWE will bring a stadium event to Minneapolis, showcasing the city’s rich wrestling history and dedicated fan base.

The two-night extravaganza is set to be a memorable occasion, featuring not only thrilling wrestling matches but also a series of fan and community events leading up to and following SummerSlam. WWE’s EVP, Chris Legentil, expressed excitement about bringing the event to Minneapolis, emphasizing the world-class status of U.S. Bank Stadium and the city’s passionate wrestling fans.

Michael Vekich, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, highlighted the honor of hosting WWE’s SummerSlam at such a prominent venue in 2026, pledging to provide a top-tier experience for all involved, including the Superstars, staff, fans, and guests. Wendy Blackshaw, President and CEO of Minnesota Sports and Events, echoed the sentiment of welcoming the WWE Universe to Minnesota for SummerSlam, promising an accessible and enjoyable experience for fans of all ages.

U.S. Bank Stadium, home to the Minnesota Vikings, is a cutting-edge indoor facility located in the heart of Minneapolis and has a track record of hosting major events such as Super Bowl LII and the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The announcement of SummerSlam coming to Minneapolis comes after a successful ticket on-sale event for this year’s SummerSlam, slated to take place at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

In preparation for the 2026 event, fans can explore pre-sale opportunities by visiting the official WWE website. With the anticipation building for this monumental occasion, wrestling enthusiasts from all over are gearing up for what is sure to be an unforgettable SummerSlam in Minneapolis.