Take part in sports history and watch the high-powered offense will be front and center when Stanford (11–1, 8–1 Pac-12 Conference) and Big 12 Conference champion Oklahoma State (11–1, 8–1), fueled by two record-setting quarterbacks — the Cardinal’s Andrew Luck and the Cowboys’ Brandon Weeden — collide in the 41st Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.
If you don’t already have a seat, here are some of the best sports bars from across the Valley to watch the game front and center:
Perfect for die-hard game-watchers, this tavern-style sports bar features delicious comfort food and a wide selection of beers on tap.
20751 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 480.502.1641, westaddisonaz.com.
Zipps and Goldie’s Neighborhood Sports Cafe
Catch the game on H.D. flat screen TVs while playing a game of pool or shuffleboard. Each Zipps location and Goldie’s in Scottsdale also offers the same delicious homemade menu and large selection of your favorite libations.
Visit zipps-sportscafe.com for locations across the Valley.
Goldie’s: 10135 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale, 480.451.6269, goldiessportscafe.net.
Blue 32 Sports Grill
Cheer your favorite team on watching on of Blue 32’s 28 flat screen hi-def televisions while enjoying a tasty burger or some spicy wings.
7293 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-284-5350, www.blue32sportsgrill.com.
Downtown Tempe’s Mill Avenue District |
Every year we bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the new year with the Fiesta Bowl Block Party, one of the biggest block parties in the country. The Fiesta Bowl Block Party has been named by USA Today as one of the top ten places in America to ring in the new year. You and about 100,000 of your friends will be entertained with rides, music, dancing, a confetti blast and an evening full of family fun.
New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill
This neighborhood sports bar is located spot on the buzzing Mill Avenue District. Enjoy the game and the best wings in town.
501 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe, 85282, 480-907-5271
Owned and operated by local sports legend Dan Majerle, watch the game and down a classic Majarle’s Slam Dunk Shrimp and other bar food favorites.
24 North 2nd Street Phoenix, 85004, 602-253-0118, www.majerles.com.
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery
Grab an ice cold beer and sit down and watch the game alongside a mouthwatering menu full of the classic Irish pub fare you love.
2 E. Jefferson 22-217, Phoenix, 85004, 602-293-3888, phoenix.tiltedkilt.com.