The average Super Bowl kickoff time is 6:30 p.m. EST. Since the average Super Bowl lasts about 3 hours and 30 minutes with commercials included, this time is chosen so the game occurs during primetime hours in the Easter... More »

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As of 2015, the Super Bowl typically starts at 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. Since the early 1990s, the Super Bowl has always started within 10 minutes of 5:30 p.m. CST. More »

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The official NFL website and SB Nation both provide information regarding the start time of the Super Bowl. Sites like SB Nation made it easy to share the game start time via social media, making the start date more noti... More »

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Since 1991, the average Super Bowl start time has been 6:30 p.m. EST. This is so that the game is played during primetime hours on the East Coast while still finishing before younger viewers need to sleep. More »

The kick-off time for the 2018 Super Bowl is 6:15 p.m. Eastern. Annually, the Super Bowl starts in the early evening and is held on a Sunday in late January or early February. More »

The NFL team owners decide where the Super Bowl will be played, based on the cities that have bid to host the event. The vote between the 32 owners is held about four years in advance. More »

The Super Bowl is called a bowl game because of a long tradition of calling postseason college football games bowl games, beginning with the Rose Bowl. Some sources credit former Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt with ... More »