Will the New Orleans Saints have fans in attendance for the 2021 season in the still-to-be-named Superdome? The hope will obviously be a stadium full of screaming Who Dats, but things could obviously change.
If you want to be one of those screaming Who Dats, you had better be willing to pony up a pretty penny. According to TicketIQ, the New Orleans Saints have the tenth-highest ticket price in the NFL in 2021, the fifth-highest in the NFC, and highest in the NFC South:
Drew Brees and the high-powered offense used to be enough to keep the Saints in the Top 10 as far as ticket prices, but with Drew’s retirement, the prices are certainly more reasonable. What is likely pulling the Saints to the top of the charts isn’t necessarily the thought of a Jameis Winston-led offense, but rather the city of New Orleans itself.
New Orleans remains one of the NFL’s premiere tourist destinations, and this clearly carries weight as the Las Vegas Raiders top TicketIQ’s list of Most Expensive Tickets not because of Derek Carr and Jon Gruden’s offense, but because of the thought of flying to Vegas, playing in a casino, and catching a football game. Similarly, to tourists outside of Louisiana, there is something to the idea of traveling to New Orleans, taking in the sights and sounds, and watching a football game while you’re there. The football - to everyone not already a Saints fan - comes second to tourists in New Orleans.
But tickets prices may continue to go up as hype for the season builds, so make sure you get your tickets when you can. TicketIQ offers a 100% refund for any tickets purchased to an event - including NFL games - that get cancelled for any reason (like say for instance: Covid not allowing fans to attend).
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