The Super Bowl is one of the largest sports events worldwide and watched by 800 million people. If you are in the city in early February, you probably wonder where you can find the best venues to watch the Super Bowl in New York. We’ve summarized all the important details for you.
First: This is What You Should Know About Super Bowl LIV (2020)
Generally speaking, at the Super Bowl, the AFC champion plays against the NFC champion. To see who’s playing in 2020, check ESPN for up-to-date statistics as we get closer to the event. The game itself, however, is not the only thing that draws attention to the event. The Super Bowl has also become famous for its unique and creative commercials as well as each year’s spectacular halftime show.
When is the Super Bowl?
The 54th Super Bowl will take place on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020.
Where is the Super Bowl?
The Super Bowl LIV 2020 will take place in the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It will be the sixth Super Bowl hosted in Miami Gardens.
What time is the Super Bowl?
The Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. EST. It will be broadcast live on Fox.
Who’s performing at the Halftime Show?
As of right now, there are rumors that Shakira and J-Lo will be performing at the Half Time Show.
Who will sing the National anthem at the Super Bowl?
The performer who will have the honor to sing the Star-spangled Banner at the Super Bowl 2020 is yet to be announced.
Where to watch the Super Bowl in New York
Any bar in the country will broadcast the Super Bowl, so you basically cannot miss it. As there are so many bars however, we’d like to share our favorite venues to watch the Super Bowl in NYC with you:
- Zum Schneider (East Village)
Zum Schneider is a popular venue for sports games. It doesn’t matter if it’s the Soccer World Cup, the Super Bowl or a regular game – at this German beer house, you can watch it on a large screen! This is where sports enthusiasts get together to cheer and celebrate. The venue also offers a large selection of beverages and comfort food. What else do you need? As it will be crowded, you should make a reservation in advance. For more info and details regarding reservations visit Zum Schneider.
Start: 6:30 pm
Address: 107 Avenue
- Slate NY (Flatiron District)
Enjoy the Super Bowl Party in New York across two floors with several screens, including a 20-foot screen! Even though there is a fee to get in, beer prices are pretty reasonable and start at $5. As this venue requires tickets, it’s less cramped and more enjoyable! For more details visit Slate NY.
Admission: from $7
Start: 5 pm
Address: 54 W 21st St
- Monarch Rooftop Lounge (Midtown)
Another great location to watch the Super Bowl in New York is Monarch Rooftop Lounge – one of our favorite rooftop bars. It has five large screens and projectors ensuring that everyone will have a great view. Make sure to be there as doors open at 5 pm, because your ticket will include an open bar with beer, wine and champagne from 5:30 until 6:30 pm that you shouldn’t miss! Check out Monarch Rooftop Lounge for further details.
Admission: from $28
Start: 5:00 pm
Address: 71 West 35th Street
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7 Super Bowl Fun Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
- There is no Super Bowl party without chicken wings and beer! Each Super Bowl Sunday, Americans drink about 325 million gallons of beer and eat 1.3 billion chicken wings. On top of that, there’s popcorn, chips and any comfort food you can dream of. The only day on which Americans eat more is Thanksgiving!
- The much sought-after sterling silver Lombardi Trophy is made by Tiffany & Co. It weighs 7 pounds, measures 22 inches and is worth $25k.
- Commercials during the Super Bowl are most viewed and therefore the most expensive ones. The cost of a 30-second spot is about $5 million. Quite insane, isn’t it?
- Super Bowl Sunday – an official holiday? If you ask the fans, then yes! About 1.5 million people call in sick the day after the Super Bowl. Their diagnosis? “Super Bowlitis“!
- There are no real losers of the Super Bowl! Every player of the losing team takes home $49k. Losing could be worse, right? However, Super Bowl champions receive double the amount!
- The Super Bowl LI in 2017 was the first and only game in the history of the Super Bowl that went into overtime. The Patriots and Falcons played for an extra 15 minutes, resulting in the Patriots taking home the trophy.
- The Super Bowl LIII in 2019 made football history, featuring male cheerleaders for the first time ever. On a side not, the game was also the lowest scoring Super Bowl ever, resulting in 13:3 for the Patriots.