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Sun bathing in Manhattan in the middle of winter?

Well.. sort of..

An indoor beach is under construction at Pier 40 on the West Side.

It's part of the DTV SuperFan Stadium for the 8th annual Celebrity Beach Bowl.

More than a million pounds of sand are being carted-in to create the field.

Celebrities: Chrissy Teigen (Sports Illustrated Model/Television Host), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), Shay Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars), Scott Porter (Hart of Dixie), Meghan Markle (Suits), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries), Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries), Jaimie Alexander (Thor: The Dark World), Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie), Tom Arnold (Comedian/Actor), Tracy Morgan (Comedian/Actor), Hannah Davis (Sports Illustrated Model), Cole Hauser (Rogue), Kevin Frazier (The Insider), Rocsi Diaz (Entertainment Tonight), Artie Lange (The Artie Lange Show) and Guy Fieri (Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off).

Athletes: NFL Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Deion Sanders and Warren Moon; LaDainian Tomlinson (New York Jets), Tony Gonzalez (Atlanta Falcons), Jesse Palmer and Amani Toomer (New York Giants) and Jon Ritchie (Oakland Raider/The Artie Lange Show).

Game Day Schedule (all Times EST):

10 A.M. – Doors to DTV SuperFan Stadium open for a tailgate party featuring interactive experiences, activities, games and a live broadcast from New York’s Z100, The Hit Music Station.

1 P.M. – SHOWTIME presents the pre-game show with Emmy-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick and NBC Sports’ Michelle Beadle

1:50 P.M. – Issac Slade of The Fray sings the National Anthem

2 P.M. – DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl 2014 begins. Daryl “Moose” Johnston and Patrick will call the game with sideline reporter Tony Siragusa during four 10-minute quarters.

2:30 P.M. – Half-time show hosted by Food Network’s Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods America).

3:20 P.M. – Three-time Grammy-nominated sensation Paramore will perform hits from their self-titled fourth studio album which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Chart and named “Best Rock Album” by Entertainment Weekly.

Other parts of the city are also being transformed in anticipation of the big game including, thirteen blocks that will make up 'Super Bowl Boulevard.'

It's all taking place on Broadway between 34th & 47th Streets from Wednesday, January 29 - Saturday, February 1 between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The event is going to be the epicenter for all things football during the run-up to Super Bowl XLVIII.

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