The Vikings Full Training Camp Schedule

The Vikings Full Training Camp Schedule
Adam Thielen. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports.

The Minnesota Vikings training camp officially begins on July 24th as rookies report to Eagan. Fans can join the fun on July 30th.

The team announced all camp dates on Tuesday, opening TCO Performance Center to the public on 14 occasions. Some sessions are free to the public; others are staggered for pricing among adults and kids.

The 2022 version of training camp will be the most unique in nine years as Minnesota swapped its front office and coaching staff five months ago. The Vikings fired general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer in favor of Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kevin O’Connell. Together, those two men will inject youth and analytics into the organization, a departure from the Parcellsian football embraced by Zimmer and Co. from 2014 to 2021.

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Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kevin O’Connell

Here’s the training camp schedule, sorted by event type:

Back Together Saturday

Cost: $10 per Adult; $5 17 and Younger Free; Kids under 3 Feet Tall Free

  • July 30

Non-Padded Practices

Cost: Free to Everyone

  • August 2
  • August 7
  • August 12
  • August 16
Jun 8, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings outside linebackers Za’Darius Smith (left) and Danielle Hunter. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports.

Padded Practices

Cost: $5 per Adult; 17 and Younger Free

  • August 1
  • August 3
  • August 5
  • August 6
  • August 10
  • August 11
  • August 17
  • August 18

The Night Scrimmage

Cost: $10 per Adult; $5 17 and Younger Free; Kids under 3 Feet Tall Free

  • August 8

Most sessions will occur from 11:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, with practices taking place from around 2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m (all Central Time). The San Francisco 49ers visit Eagan for joint practices on August 17th and 18th, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s employer for six years.

Tickets to Vikings training camp go on sale at 10 a.m. on June 29 for season ticket holders and at 10 a.m. on June 30 for everyone else. Autographs from players will return, too, after a covid-related hiatus.

If purchased beforehand, parking is $10. Waiting until the day of will cost the camp-goer $20 to park.

Among intriguing camp battles this summer are the RG, C, FS, CB1, CB2, QB2, and TE2 positions.


Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).