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NJ towns to announce plans for Super Bowl week

Local News | Jan 13, 2014

NJ towns to announce plans for Super Bowl week

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Some of the biggest competition surrounding the Super Bowl will be among New Jersey towns for a slice of the estimated half-billion dollars in economic activity expected to be generated by the game.

Officials from East Rutherford and Secaucus are set to announce their plans on Monday.

East Rutherford is planning a large tailgate party that will include music, food and games and will take place on Super Bowl Sunday in the hours leading up to the game.

Secaucus is planning a Winter Blast that will feature food trucks, a beer garden and a pro hockey game.

The Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium will be the first played outdoors at a cold-weather location.

About 400,000 people are expected to visit the New York-New Jersey area for the game.