Whether you’re a Clemson fan, Ohio State fan, or just like to watch college football, there is plenty of fun to be had before, during or after the Fiesta Bowl 2016 game in the Phoenix area.
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen
The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen is owned by NFL legend and one of the “50 greatest Vikings” of all time, Jared Allen. For the Fiesta Bowl, brunch will be served until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31 for Clemson fans. Drink specials include $20 beer buckets and $4 Fireball shots. The Lodge’s large patio is complete with a fireplace and 30 televisions for a sports viewing experience and entertainment includes interactive games such as Golden Tee, Big Buck Hunter, Jumbo Jenga, Corn Hole and Rolle Bolle. The Lodge is open from 11am to 2am for the Fiesta Bowl.
Pedal Haus Brewery
Pedal Haus Brewery’s local beer, grub, games and football viewing, makes it Tempe’s go-to restaurant for the full experience. On Dec. 31, Pedal Haus Brewery will host viewing parties in the lounge area for both the Fiesta Bowl and Peach Bowl. Specials include half-priced wings and $3 select Pedal Haus Beers. The restaurant opens at 11am on December 31st.
Social Tap Eatery
Whether you are going to the game, or staying away from the chaos, Social Tap Eatery will be the place for pre, during and post-game activities for the Fiesta Bowl on December 31st. Social Tap Eatery is an official Ohio State pick up and drop off location for the game and will host a viewing party for those not attending. The restaurant has 2, 90in TVs and 27, 65in TVs; there isn’t a bad seat in the restaurant. Following the game, the official New Year’s Eve party hosted by Bobby Carpenter will start at 10 p.m. Get your tickets here: http://www.wantickets.com/Events/216786/Ohio-State-NYE-Scottsdale-Social-Tap/. Social Tap Eatery opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31.
Leading up to the Fiesta Bowl, ESPN will be broadcasting live at Westgate’s WaterDance Plaza from December 28 through December 30 from approximately 8am until 8pm. Fans are encouraged to come out to rep their team on national TV and see their favorite ESPN hosts in action. Westgate bars and restaurants will open as early as 9am on December 31 to welcome Fiesta Bowl fans who will root on Ohio State or Clemson when they take the field at 5pm.
More information can be found at westgateaz.com.
Bottled Blonde in Scottsdale is one of the official bars and viewing spots of the Young Buckeyes Alumni Club, and for the Fiesta Bowl, they will be hosting a viewing party once again. Cheer on the Buckeyes with all of the Valley Buckeye faithful, plus enjoy Ohio food specials and Bottled Blonde’s menu of contemporary Italian fare, brick oven pizza, and more, all in an al-fresco setting in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. There are TVs throughout the restaurant to catch all the action. For table reservations, call 602.367.2276.
Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails
Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails will be the home of the Clemson Tigers this year for the Fiesta Bowl. Root on the Tigers as they go against the Ohio State Buckeyes for the Championship Game of the College Football Playoff. Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails is a music-centric, retro haunt with large flat-screens throughout the restaurant featuring a fun menu of American classics, including adult milkshakes, making it the perfect spot to catch all the action this bowl season. For table reservations, call 602.386.9945.