Patrick Willis and the 49ers will hope to playing in Super Bowl L in their home city of San Francisco (Photo: Parker Waters).
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - The hosts for Super Bowl L and LI were announced Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meeting in Boston.
As expected, San Francisco and Houston were named the host cities for Super Bowl 50 in February 2016 and Super Bowl 51 in February 2017, respectively.
The Super Bowl will return to the Bay Area thanks to the 49ers' future Santa Clara home, recently named Levi's Stadium. The new $1.2 billion stadium is set to open in 2014.
Candlestick Park, which opened for baseball's San Francisco Giants in 1960, has been the 49ers' home since 1971. It is scheduled for demolition in early 2014 after one final season.
The Bay Area hosted one previous Super Bowl. In 1985, Stanford Stadium was the site of