This weekend, the NFL’s 100th season will wrap up in Super Bowl LIV when the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs battle for the championship at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The mega sports event will draw thousands to South Florida. This guide will help you ‘party like a local’ with insider recommendations to the hottest spots and exclusive parties.
From Fort Lauderdale to South Beach, here are some of the best cocktails and events to experience during Super Bowl LIV weekend:
Super Bowl LIV Cocktails and Viewing Parties
If you’re heading to the game, travel care-free and car-free aboard the Brightline, South Florida’s high-speed rail service (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach). Then, you can pregame at Brightline’s in-station Bacardi Mojito pop up bars, or head on board with food and beverage services.
Mojito Pop Up Bars at Brightline Hi-Speed Train Stations – South Florida
Mojito – the unofficial cocktail of Super Bowl is made with Bacardí Rum added to a muddled mix of fresh Lime Wedges, fresh Mint Leaves and Confectioners’ Sugar in a crushed ice-filled glass that is topped off with Club Soda, then, garnished with a Sprig of fresh mint.
Kiki on the River – Miami
The riverside restaurant is Miami’s top indoor/outdoor nightlife and dining destination. Kiki on the River embraces the hospitality and spirit of the Greek islands with the service and style of a romantic island garden restaurant and lounge.
For the Big Game. Chef Steve Rhee’s menu celebrates both teams. The Dungeness Crab Cake Sandwich is the perfect item for the 49ers fans, while Kiki’s barbecued Baby Back Ribs won’t disappoint those supporting the Kansas City Chiefs. Kiki wouldn’t throw a party without cocktails, so check out these drinks especially created to celebrate each team.
Ketel One Vodka, fresh Lime Juice, St Germain, Simple Syrup topped with Champagne. And garnished with fresh Blackberries, Raspberries and Lime Wheel. By glass or Large Format version,(serves 4-6 guests).
Bullit Bourbon, Mint Simple Syrup, fresh Lemon Juice and freshly brewed Ice Tea; garnished with fresh Blackberries. By the glass, or Large Format version, (serves 4-6 guests).
450 NW North River Drive, Miami; @kikiontheriver; www.kikiontheriver.com
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. – Miami Beach
This world-class bar, created by the late and great John Lermayer, is a must-visit South Beach hotspot. Enjoy a delicious meal or brunch while sampling Sweet Liberty’s extensive cocktail menu -such as these latest creations:
Belvedere Vodka, Amaro Nonino, Raspberry, Cardamom, Lemon, Egg White and Black Pepper.
Clarion Rhum, Banks 5 Island Rum, Curaçao, Pernod Absinthe, Grapefruit and Cinnamon.
In celebration of Super Bowl LIV, the award-winning Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. will host a very special Super Bowl viewing party featuring food specials inventively dedicated to each team’s hometown on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 4 pm.
237 20th Street, Suite B, Miami Beach; @sweetlibertymia; https://mysweetliberty.com/
Mastro’s Ocean Club – Fort Lauderdale
Mastro’s Ocean Club’s prime waterfront location allows guests to dine, inside the elegant main room or with gorgeous water views on the sunset terrace, on East Coast oysters, Wagyu beef sliders, mini tuna tostadas, and Florida Stone crab claws along with refreshing cocktails.
Frose All Day
Rocca Sveva Rose, Bacardi Grapefruit Rum, Perricone Lemonade and a splash of Monin PeachPuree.
Código 1530 Rosa Tequila,Triple Sec and a splash of Go-Go Juice.
There is only one way to watch Sunday’s game and that’s on the water, overlooking the horizon while enjoying delectable bites and sipping on refreshing cocktails during the lounge’s luxury hour from 4 pm until 6:30 pm.
3000 NE 32nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale; @mastrosofficial; https://www.mastrosrestaurants.com/Locations/FL/Ft-Lauderdale/
More Super Bowl LIV Events
Official Miami Super Bowl Host Committee VIP Party
The one-of-a-kind private celebrity-styled affair will boast appearances by honorary chairs Gloria and Emilio Estefan, actor Tommy Lee Jones, Argentine polo player Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, among others. Musical performance by The Pointer Sisters, and Salsa in an exclusive Conga Lounge. Phenomenal fare provided by Makoto, Le Zoo, Carpaccio, Barton G., The Restaurant, Estefan Kitchen, Chica, Marky’s Caviar, Grand Havana Coffee, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar, and Nave. Too Good to Keep Silent auction with exquisite items donated by Bal Harbour Shops’ luxury stores to raise funds for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Thursday, January 30 from 7pm until 10 pm. By invite only.
Big Game Big Give presented by Oasis House
Each year, The Giving Back Fund holds its “Big Game Big Give” fundraising event at a private estate in the Super Bowl city the weekend of the big game. This star-studded gala has become a favorite among the philanthropy elite, with previous celebrity hosts including Alec Baldwin, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Mark Wahlberg, Hilary Swank, Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Josh Brolin, Jaime Foxx, Michael Phelps, and David Schwimmer.
For the 2020 event’s cocktail party will be co-hosted by filmmaker Michael Bay and Breaking Bad star’s Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. The evening will treat guests to a live performance by Academy Award-winning actor and singer Jamie Foxx. Pro Football Hall of Famer, All-Time leading rusher for The Cleveland Browns, American football legend and social activist Jim Brown will be honored with a philanthropic award, presented by Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XXXV MVP Ray Lewis. The event will also feature celebrity performances, a live auction, curated cocktail stations and catering by award-winning chef Adrianne Calvo.
Big Game Big Give presented by Oasis House is a premiere A-list event that will benefit national philanthropic advancement and local Miami nonprofits including Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The gala is thrown annually in the Super Bowl’s host city and has been voted the number one Super Bowl party by ESPN The Magazine.
Saturday, February 1, at private mansion on Star Island in Miami Beach
11EVEN Hosts Super Bowl Viewing Party with Ludacris
On Sunday, February 2nd, E11EVEN Miami is throwing a one-of-a-kind Super Bowl viewing party hosted by Grammy Award-winning Artist, Ludacris. With the purchase of a ticket ($100), guests can enjoy a premium open bar from 5 pm until 9 pm, plus a complimentary 11BBQ plate, while watching the Big Game on massive 30-foot and 16-foot LED screens with surround sound.
Sunday, February 2 at 5 pm
29 NE 11th St, Miami; @11miami
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Watch Party Venues
Enjoy Game Day at Miami’s most upscale resorts. From a watch party at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina to lux cabana packages, for true ballers, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is the place to be on Sunday, February 2nd.
Pizza & Burger Watch Party
All-Day offerings (Noon-Midnight), include Half Yard Special – order two, get one free, and Super Burger for Two. $100 minimum for table service, $80 per person, Kids minimum $25
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Cabana Packages
Safety Package: One pitcher of Mojito and two orders of chips & salsa $450 for the game from 6pm until 11 pm, or $650 for the day & game from 9 am until 11pm.
Touchdown Package: One bottle of Grey Goose, three buckets of Heineken and unlimited chips & salsa $600 for the game from 6pm until 11 pm, or $950 for the day & game from 9 am until 11pm.
MVP Package: One bottle of Grey Goose Magnum and a six-pack of Red Bull, six Voss waters $700 for the game from 6pm until 11 pm, or $1500 for the day & game from 9 am until 11pm.
Sunday, February 2
For reservations, call (877) 326-7412 or visit fontainebleau.com/thebiggame
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
UNKNWN + Nike Team Up With Talented Women of Miami for Super Bowl LIV Event
Mirroring the electricity of Super Bowl LIV as it descends on Miami, UNKNWN debuts a one-of-a-kind experience in partnership with Nike and the NFL at their recently opened flagship shopping destination in Wynwood. Co-founded by LeBron James, Jaron Kanfer and Frankie Walker Jr., UNKNWN was created to be a platform for the community using fashion, sport, art and culture.
Collaborating with a talented collective of powerful women who call Miami a source of inspiration, UNKNWN Wynwood will be transformed into the Nike’s tagline “Future is in the Air” presented by Nike to celebrate a female point of view over the weekend of sport. The multi-sensory experience, “created by women for everyone,” will also be the perfect launching pad for Nike’s first women’s exclusive Air Max shoe: The Air Verona.The event will celebrate the global arrival of the sneakers with an exclusive colorway, which will be exclusively sold at UNKNWN over Super Bowl weekend
Taking over the exterior walls of the main courtyard at UNKNWN, Miami born artist Jessy Nite will be debuting an exclusive football-inspired piece inspired by the NFL’s theme “First and Everything”. The notable visual artist, best known for her large scale, outdoor text installations, will be working with UNKNWN’s 6000 sq. ft. of workable surface and unlimited air space. Street art fans will be able to visit Nite’s transformation of UNKNWN beginning on Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Powered by Nike, Friday and Saturday mornings will commence with football inspired classes in Nite’s newly painted courtyard space with yoga instructor Cristina Ortega on loan from SOL YOGA Wynwood and a work out from Elise Caldwell of Wynwood’s DBC Fitness. Sign-ups go live on UNKNWN.com/Calendar on January 27, 2020.
Thursday, January 30 through Saturday, February 1.
All events are free to the public.
261 NW 26th St, Miami / Wynwood Art District; @unknwn
Port de Stella at Super Bowl LIV
Not into football, but want to celebrate anyway? Head to The Wharf in downtown Miami for Port De Stella. Port de Stella Miami, a weekend-long event hosted by Stella Artois, will feature a European-style marketplace, pop-up restaurants from celebrated European chefs, musical performances and hands-on “Stella Session” demonstrations from artisans, experts and celebrities like Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Karamo Brown – among other style and tastemakers like Cedric Gervais, Sofi Tukker and DJ Irie.
In partnership with restaurant discovery platform The Infatuation, Port de Stella attendees will have the chance to experience three of Europe’s best restaurants – available in the U.S. for the first time. They will feature Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina – (Rome, Italy), Frenchie (Paris, France) and Sanchez (Copenhagen, Denmark). Visitors will have the ability to make reservations for a one-of-a-kind, three-course meal.
Thursday, January 30 through Saturday, February 1, from 5 pm until11pm on Thursday, and 12 pm (noon) until 11 pm on Friday and Saturday at The Wharf Miami
TIP; Stella fans can reserve a FREE ticket for a luxurious and relaxing 40-minute boat ride, between South Beach and The Wharf in Downtown Miami, abroad luxury 55’ Van-Dutch yachts via RSVP at www.PortdeStella.com
114 SW North River Drive, Downtown Miami
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