City leaders work hard to recruit major events because they bring in a massive amount of money for the host city. Take Super Bowl LII in 2018, for instance—it pumped a whopping $450 million into the local economy in Minneapolis through the game and all the related happenings.

Minnesota officials are preparing to host a massive event. A local leader recently spoke to a Minnesota House committed and described it as "second only in size and economic impact to the Super Bowl"

According to Bring Me The News, "Wendy Blackshaw of Minnesota Sports and Events – the regional sports commission for Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington – told a Minnesota House committee meeting Wednesday they are preparing to announce an event for the Twin Cities second only in size and economic impact to the SuperBowl, which the city hosted in 2018."

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There's a lot of talk about the upcoming big event and people are guessing what it might be. Could it be the Olympics, The Final Four, or maybe even Wrestlemania?

 Minnesota Prepares for Event Second Only to Super Bowl in Size

US Bank Stadium/Getty Images
US Bank Stadium/Getty Images

Wrestlemania seems most likely. Ever since US Bank Stadium was built, there have been ongoing rumors about the WWE invading Minnesota for Wrestlemania.

Regardless of your thoughts on professional wrestling, this event is a huge deal, attracting attendees from all corners of the world and making a significant impact on the local economy.

Last year, Wrestlemania took place in Los Angeles, and the LA Times reported an impressive $215 million boost to the local economy because of the event.

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