Ellie Goulding and Train at Justin Herman Plaza: NFL Kickoff

Superbowl 50 is coming to the Bay Area and we can expect a number of big surprises at the big day approaches. The first of many free shows will take place in San Francisco as Ellie Goulding and Train will perform a free show at Justin Herman Plaza!

Ellie Goulding and Train Free NFL Kickoff Concert Super bowl 50

Come watch a FREE, live concert featuring multi-platinum singer-songwriter ELLIE GOULDING and San Francisco’s own Grammy Award-winning band TRAIN. We are looking for fans to attend the “Kickoff to 50 presented by Hyundai” concert at Justin Herman Plaza across from the iconic San Francisco Ferry Building on Thursday, September 10. The concert is free and open to the public rain or shine. Access to the general public viewing areas is limited and first-come, first-served.


On September 9 and 10, celebrate the start of the 2015 NFL season and experience the NFL’s build toward Super Bowl in the Bay at the NFL’s Kickoff to 50, presented by Hyundai. There will be free fun for all ages at Pier 35 and Justin Herman Plaza, featuring NFL Legends, the Vince Lombardi Trophy, a free concert featuring Ellie Goulding and Train, and the chance to win Super Bowl tickets and other fun prizes.

Activate Fan Mobile Pass, which will serve your all-access pass to check-in to attractions at Pier 35, including to enter to win an all-new Hyundai Tucson.


Hours of Operation:

Wednesday, September 9 – 12PM-10PM
Thursday, September 10 – 12PM-5:30PM

The Vince Lombardi Trophy – Take a photo with the most prestigious trophy in sports, the Vince Lombardi Trophy, showcasing the solid gold ’50’ backdrop commemorating Super Bowl 50!

Pro Football Hall of Fame – Take a photo with the bronze busts of Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers greats: Marcus Allen, Howie Long, Tim Brown, Willie Brown, Jerry Rice, Joe Montana, Steve Young and Charles Haley

Gear Up & Go – Kids can try on NFL equipment from the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers and feel like a pro.

Greetings from Kickoff to 50* – Fans can choose their favorite San Francisco 49ers or Oakland Raiders background image and take a commemorative photo. Share the photo socially LIVE from Pier 35!

Hyundai Fieldhouse* – Visit the Hyundai Fieldhouse to enter the sweepstakes for an all-new Tucson, take a photo to be displayed on the Hyundai video board and receive cool, co-branded Hyundai and NFL merchandise.

Kids Zone – Get an Oakland Raiders or San Francisco 49ers temporary tattoo and take a photo with an NFL Rush Zone Rusher!

NFL Draft Set* –Visit the official NFL Draft set and take your spot behind the podium with your favorite team’s #1 jersey.

NFL Return to Glory* –Adults and children can experience the sensation of fielding a booming punt launched from an automatic machine.

NFL SHOP – Be a part of history and help set a Guinness World Record by gearing up to have your photo taken showcasing your favorite team apparel. Photos will be used to break the record for “Largest Photo Album of Fans Wearing Team Logos.”
NFL Training Camp* –Stop by Training Camp to race through a series of obstacles and train like the pros!

On the 50 Display – Take your photo with the ‘On the 50′ display, celebrating 50 years of Super Bowl!

Raider Nation on Location – The Raider Nation on Location (RNOL) program is an innovative campaign that brings the Oakland Raiders into communities throughout California. Come to Pier 35 to see the Raiderettes at Raider Nation on Location!
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders – Meet and take a photo with the Gold Rush on Wednesday from 4PM-7PM and Thursday from 2PM-5PM!
San Francisco 49ers Museum Display – Stop by the San Francisco 49ers Museum display for photo opps with exclusive artifacts! (Thursday only from 12PM-5:30PM)
San Francisco 49ers Niner Noise Drumline – Listen to the drumbeats of the Niner Noise on Wednesday from 12PM-2PM and Thursday from 2PM-4PM!
SNICKERS –Stop by SNICKERS to make your own short-form video to share with your friends. You’re not you when you’re hungry. SNICKERS Satisfies.
Kickoff to 50 Autograph Stage – Get free autographs from current NFL players and NFL Legends! Autographs are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and appearances are subject to change.

Wednesday, September 9:

12:30PM-2PM – Willie Brown, Ricky Watters
2PM-3:30PM – Lorenzo Neal, Mack Strong
5PM-6:30PM – Charles Haley, Guy McIntyre
6:30PM-8PM – Cliff Branch, Jim Plunkett
8PM-9:30PM – Marcel Reece

Thursday, September 10:

12:30PM-2PM – Roger Craig, Fred Biletnikoff
2PM-3:30PM – Ted Hendricks, Takeo Spikes
3:30PM-5PM – Raymond Chester, John Taylor
*Requires Fan Mobile Pass


50 Tour Hours of Operation:

Wednesday, September 9 – 10AM-6PM
Thursday, September 10 – 10AM-6PM

The 50 Tour: Champions of the Bay Presented by Chevron is the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee mobile exhibit designed to celebrate the San Francisco Bay Area’s place in Super Bowl history. The 50 Tour will feature the eight Vince Lombardi Trophies and photo montages from the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders‘ championship wins and the Chevron STEM Zone. For more information on 50 Tour stops, visit sfbaysuperbowl.com/50tour.

Kickoff to 50 presented by Hyundai Concert – The concert will be held on Thursday, September 10 and will feature multi-platinum singer-songwriter ELLIE GOULDING and San Francisco’s own Grammy Award-winning band TRAIN. The concert is free and open to the public rain or shine. Access to the general public viewing areas is limited and first-come, first-served. Visit here to register for the opportunity to receive a unique, near-stage fan experience for the concert.