Oct 25, 2022 - Things to Do
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From Guy Fieri to Gronk Beach: Your Phoenix Super Bowl event guide

Someone in a football mascot.

Super Bowl mascot Spike at Monday's press conference. Photo: Jessica Boehm/Axios

Between music festivals, sports expos and lavish parties, there’s something for everyone leading up to Super Bowl LVII in Glendale.

  • The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee promised more activities in more places than we saw last time the Super Bowl was here, in 2015.

Why it matters: Even if you don't care a bit about football, hosting the Super Bowl here means locals have access to live music and lots of fun.

Here’s a running list of all the events to check out:

Super Bowl Experience at Phoenix Convention Center

When: Feb. 4-5, 9-11

Where: Phoenix Convention Center

Details: The NFL touts a theme park-like experience with interactive games, player autograph opportunities and a chance to take photos with the Vince Lombardi trophy.

Price: Tickets are $20 the first weekend and $40 the second, and kids under age 12 are free.

Super Bowl Opening Night

When: Feb. 6 at 5pm

Where: Footprint Center

Details: Watch sports journalists interview the coaches and stars of the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs. Keep an eye out for special appearances by NFL legends.

Price: General admission is $20.

Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate

When: Feb. 8-12, 8am-8pm

Where: Old Town Scottsdale, Main Street and Brown

Details: Party in the background of ESPN's Super Bowl live shots in Old Town Scottsdale with games, live entertainment and local food.

Price: Free

Super Bowl Soulful Celebration

When: Feb. 8 at 7:30pm

Where: Mesa Arts Center

Details: Players and award-winning musicians will come together for a night of inspirational music sponsored by the NFL.

Price: Tickets start at $53.

Super Bowl Experience at Hance Park

When: Feb. 9-10, 2-10pm; Feb. 11, 10am-10pm; Feb. 12, 11am-9pm

Where: Margaret T. Hance Park

Details: This family friendly festival will feature a nightly concert with the band Jimmy Eat World on Thursday and country artist Lee Brice and Friday. Saturday's headliner has not yet been announced.

Price: Free!

Super Bowl Music Fest

When: Feb. 9-11, nightly at 7pm

Where: Footprint Center

Details: Catch Paramore and Bleachers Thursday, Dave Matthews Band Friday and Imagine Dragons and Kane Brown on Saturday.

Price: Tickets available starting at $50.

Meet & Greet with The Bella Twins

When: Feb. 9 at 5:30pm

Where: Wild Horse Pass Spotlight Lounge

Details: Meet WWE Hall of Famers who starred in the reality shows "Total Divas" and "Total Bellas."

Price: Free. VIP dining experience with The Bella Twins is $500.

Ditka & Jaws Cigars with the Stars

When: Feb. 9, 8pm-midnight

Where: Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak

Details: Brian Urlacher and Ron Jaworski will host a VIP cigar party featuring the industry's top brands and football celebrities.

Price: Tickets available for $500.

The FanDuel Party

When: Feb. 10, doors open at 6pm

Where: Tempe Beach Park

Details: The Killers will play an exclusive concert while celebrities compete in various sports games.

Price: All tickets must be earned through the FanDuel Party Bet and Get promotion, or through another online giveaway.

Shaq's Fun House

When: Feb. 10, 8pm-2am

Where: Talking Stick Resort

Details: Catch Diplo, Snoop Dogg, DJ Diesel and Myles O'Neal at this carnival-themed music festival hosted by Shaquille O'Neal.

Price: Tickets start at $399.

Super Bowl Breakfast featuring the Bart Starr Award

When: Feb. 11, 8-10am

Where: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Details: The NFL will present the Bart Starr Award to a current player to recognize outstanding character, integrity and leadership on and off the field.

Price: Tickets start at $200.

NFL Play Football Family Festival

When: Feb. 11, 10am-1pm

Where: Hamilton High School in Chandler

Details: Bring the kids to meet current and former NFL players, run drills, try on uniforms and equipment and more.

Price: Free!

Game On! Goodyear Block Party

When: Feb. 11, 2-5pm

Where: Goodyear Civic Square

Details: Check out the football-themes inflatables, jumbo lawn games and beer garden at this giant block party in the West Valley.

Price: Free!

Gronk Beach

When: Feb. 11, noon-6pm

Where: Talking Stick Resort

Details: Retired Patriots and Buccaneers star Rob Gronkowski is throwing a poolside party featuring 21 Savage, Diplo, Lil Jon, Bijou and DJ Irie.

Price: Tickets start at $249.

Taste of the NFL

When: Feb. 11, 4-8pm

Where: Chateau Luxe

Details: Meet Phoenix's marquee chefs and taste specialty foods while mingling with celebrities and NFL players.

Price: Tickets start at $750.

BetMGM West Fest ft. Tim McGraw

When: Feb. 11, doors open at 6pm

Where: Westgate Entertainment District

Details: Tim McGraw and Bailey Zimmerman will perform in the entertainment district near State Farm Stadium.

Price: Tickets start at $129.

Sports Illustrated The Party

When: Feb. 11, doors open at 9pm

Where: Talking Stick Resort

Details: Enjoy performances by The Chainsmokers, Machine Gun Kelly, Chantel Jeffries and DJ Irie at this exclusive party.

Price: Tickets start at $799.

TAO x MAXIM Big Game Party w/ Zedd: Catch Me If You Can

When: Feb. 11, 9pm-2am

Where: Southwest Jet Center

Details: This 1960s-themed party promised to transport guests to the mid-century days of glamor, sophistication and travel.

Price: Tickets start at $500.

Guy's Flavortown Tailgate

When: Feb. 12, 11:30am-kickoff

Where: Directly across from State Farm Stadium at 9191 Cardinals Way.

Details: Join everyone's favorite foodie Guy Fieri for a pre-game party with a curated menu and performances by Diplo and LOCASH.

Price: Tickets are free but you must register in advance.

Official NFL Super Bowl Watch Party

When: Feb. 12 11am-9pm

Where: Margaret T. Hance Park

Details: For the first time, the NFL will host a Super Bowl watch party. The organization says it will show the game on the largest LED screens in Arizona.

Price: Free!


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