More than a quarter-million football fans charge into Vegas every year for the “Big Game.” It’s no surprise then that most every venues in the city with big-screen TVs, alcohol and food host a game-day watch party for the NFL’s most highly anticipated, energized showdown of the year.
We’ve put together a list of watch-party celebrations to suit every style and budget. While it’s by no means complete, we hope you score big and find the pigskin party of your dreams.
Offering a premium football viewing and betting experience inside the Race & Sportsbook, fans can catch the Big Game action on a 143-foot, high-def LED display with advanced, four-zone directional audio.
Thirteen betting stations, plus mobile food ordering and delivery to your seat are available. Noon, 325+main section ticket packages include drink tickets, $1,300+ all-you-care-to-drink VIP tickets, 21+; caesars.com
A perfect spot to take in theNFL’s biggest, most anticipated event of the year, the rooftop Stadium Swim highlights include a 40-foot high-definition screen and three levels with six heated pools, swim-up bars, and deluxe cabanas and daybeds.
Tickets include a drink voucher and buffet. 1:30 p.m., $150+field access standing room, $200+ club level standing room with exclusive access to VIP room on the upper deck.
Or, join in the excitement at the full-day “Big Game Bash!” inside the Circa Sportsbook. The three-story, thousand-person-capacity venue, which provides private group boxes, is the “largest sports bettingexperience in the world.” 2 p.m.-8p.m., four ticket options starting at $300+; circalasvegas.com
HARD ROCK CAFE
“The Big GameViewing Party” offers a guaranteed seat while enjoying a four-hour premium open bar and food stations featuring game-day favorites.
Specialty drinks, shots, Champagne and top-shelf spirits are available for an additional charge. 3 p.m.-7 p.m.,$300+, 21+; hardrockcafe.com/ location/las-vegas
HOFBRÄUHAUS LAS VEGAS Celebrate the Big Game Bavarian style with the “Super Sunday Party” package that guarantees premium seating assigned on a first come, first serve basis in either the Main Hall or Biergarten.
An open bar serving beer, wine by the glass, a selection of specialty cocktails and soft drinks; plus a special, all-you-can-eat menu featuring authentic German dishes are provided. 12:30 p.m.-game end,$170+ for pre-purchased tickets, $200at the door; hofbrauhauslasvegas.com
THE LINQ HOTEL + EXPERIENCE
The “Big Game2023 Viewing Party” at Brooklyn Bowl offers huge-screen TVs, a lounge with 30-plus bowling lanes, and a special all-you-can-eat buffet and drink packages. 1:30 p.m., $110+,21+; brooklynbowl.com
The “Downtown Las Vegas Big Game Party,” held in the Sierra Ballroom, includes a stadium-food buffet from 2:30 p.m. until the end of halftime. Buckets of beer are included from 2:30 p.m. until the third quarter when a cash bar is available.
Enjoy the game on high-definition big-screen projectors and convenient access to William Hill satellite betting stations. Noon, $200+ ($150+ through 2/6 with discount code SAVE50), 21+; plazahotelcasino.com
SAHARA LAS VEGAS
Whet your appetite for Big Game action at Azilo Ultra Pool’s “The Ultimate Tailgate Party” showcasing a massive 240-by-40 video wall. Reserved seating for all guests, an open bar until halftime and game-day eats for purchase are provided.
Multiple William Hill betting stations, free parking and complimentary valet, plus live entertainment by Big Ben and Fatman make the day extra special. Noon-8 p.m., $120+, 21+.aharalasvegas.com
Join in the “Big Game Viewing Party” at PT’s Wings & Sports’ dining room or beer hall while the action plays out on numerous big-screen LED TVs.
Tickets include a game-day buffet with wings, pizza, hot dogs, sliders, nachos and tacos, plus a bottle of domestic beer. Multiple seating options are available: booths, high tops and tables. Noon-6 p.m., $151.66+ (beerhall), $187.57+ (dining room), 21+ to purchase alcohol. thestrat.com
VIRGIN HOTELS LAS VEGAS Enjoy guaranteed seating for the Big Game with a view of the televisions throughout Kassi Beach House restaurant and lounge.
Feast on all-you-can-eat pizza, pasta, chicken wings, burgers and other faves for $125 per person; a la carte items may be purchased for an additional charge. Specialty football-themed cocktails also are available.virginhotelslv.com
—Carla J. Zvosec