A rendering of the Vince Lombardi Trophy sculpture that will be installed at Centennial Olympic Park for Super Bowl Live.

Super-sized Lombardi Trophy coming to Atlanta for Super Bowl festivities

A super-sized version of the Vince Lombardi Trophy is coming to downtown Atlanta.

The NFL will install the illuminated 35-foot-tall sculpture in Centennial Olympic Park as a centerpiece of “Super Bowl Live,” the six-day series of concerts and other attractions leading up to the big game on Feb. 3. 

The Lombardi Trophy is presented annually to the winning team in the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl Live organizers expect the giant sculpture, which will stand on a fan-accessible 10-foot platform, to be a popular spot for taking photos and sharing on social media. The experience, which will be free, will include light shows, confetti drops and “plenty of surprises,” organizers said.

Super Bowl Live will be open Jan. 26-28 and Jan. 31-Feb. 2.  

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There’s at least one larger replica of the Lombardi Trophy: A 50-foot-tall chrome version stands at the Green Bay Packers’ Lambeau Field.

The Lombardi Trophy is named for the legendary coach who led Green Bay to wins in the first two Super Bowls in 1967 and 1968.

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