NFL Superbowl XLVI :: NFL Season 2011/2012 :: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - Monday, February 6 - from 23:30 . Super Bowl XLVI will be the 46th annual edition of the Super Bowl in American football, and the 42nd annual championship game of the modern-era National Football League (NFL). It will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. This will be the first Super Bowl to be played in Indianapolis, and the first time in the history of the game it will be played in consecutive years in a retractable roof stadium. This will also be only the fourth time that the Super Bowl is played in a cold-weather city, after Detroit, Michigan's hosting of Super Bowl XVI and Super Bowl XL as well as Minneapolis's hosting of Super Bowl XXVI. Downtown Indianapolis, the home of Lucas Oil Stadium, will feature an outdoor Super Bowl Village and other programs at Indiana Convention Center.