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Teams in Super Bowl XLVII
It's going to be the San Francisco 49ers vs. the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, February 3, 2013. The final contenders were chosen following the AFC and NFC finals on January 20. The 49ers came from way behind to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24, and the Ravens outscored the New England Patriots 28-13. Both winners came out on top in their rival's home stadiums. With the 49ers in the game, expect heightened interest and big crowds at all of these Reno area Super Bowl parties.
Super Bowl Sunday
If you can't attend the Super Bowl XLVII (47) game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA, on February 3, 2013, you can still enjoy Super Bowl mania right here in Reno. There are numerous places to party on Super Bowl Sunday and cheer on your favorite team. The big game kicks off at 3:30 Pacific time and will be broadcast on CBS. Mercedes-Benz Superdome is home to the NFL New Orleans Saints.
Note: These are the Super Bowl events I've confirmed so far. Come back for more information once the teams for Super Bowl XLVII are determined.
Super Bowl Viewing Party at UNR
Come cheer for Kap and the 49ers with fellow supporters at the University of Nevada family-friendly, alcohol-free Super Bowl viewing party at Cantina del Lobo, on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union. Festivities begin at 2:30 p.m. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, raffle prizes, and poster making. Students with ID are free. It's $8.99 for the general public and alumni members receive a 20 percent discount. Children under 12 years old can eat for $5. There will be free parking in West Stadium Parking Complex, Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex, or in the metered spots south of Lawlor Events Center.
Super Bowl Sunday at the Eldorado
The Eldorado Hotel Casino will be throwing a big Super Bowl XLVII party in the showroom, complete with stadium style seating. Doors open Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with the game kicking off at 3:30 p.m. Tickets for a reserved seat are $25 and include a beverage, a stadium food item such as a hot dog, nachos or sandwich, and a special souvenir hat commemorating the big game. For reservations, call (775) 786-5700. The Eldorado is at 345 N. Virginia Street in downtown Reno.
The Eldorado says some former NFL players will be at the party, including Frank Hawkins of the Oakland Raiders, Dan McGwire of the Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins, Quinn Early of the San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints and Glenn Carano of the Dallas Cowboys.
Fans can also enjoy Super Bowl XLVII at The Brew Brothers inside the Eldorado, with fourteen 50 inch plasma screen TVs and four 58 inch plasma screens. During the game, you can munch on sandwiches, burgers, salads and gourmet pizzas, and enjoy eight custom beers. The Brew Brothers opens at 11 a.m.
The Eldorado’s sports book is located at the northeast corner of the casino. Should you decide to bet on the game, you can catch the action and wagering lines in the sports book on twenty two 42 inch plasma HDTVs.
Peppermill Super Stadium Bash XLVI
Go to the Peppermill Reno to enjoy their Super Stadium Bash XLVII for Super Bowl XLVII. It's on Super Bowl Sunday in the Tuscany Events Center, starting at 2:30 p.m. Kickoff for the big game is at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 in advance, $65 at the door. Your party admission includes big HD video screens to watch the game, Bud and Bud Light Draft at every table, three drink tickets per person, door prizes each quarter, a complimentary gift, an all-you-can-eat stadium food buffet, and meet and greet with the Budweiser Girls.
Purchase your tickets online or by calling (866) 821-9996. Reserved seating is available. This is a 21+ Super Bowl party. The Peppermill is located at 2707 S. Virginia Street in Reno.
Big Game Party at the Reno Ballroom
This Super Bowl XLVII Big Game Party is at the downtown Reno Ballroom, put on by the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. It starts at 2 p.m. and tickets are $40 per person. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, a complimentary drink and a big game hat, and seating in front of big screens to watch the game. The Reno Ballroom is at 401 N. Center Street at 4th, Reno, NV 89501. There is lots of parking across the street at the National Bowling Stadium. For more information, call (800) 687-7733 or (775) 329-4777.
Big Game Watch and Win at the Grand Sierra Resort
Watch and win over $10,000 in cash and free play prizes during The Big Game XLVII Sunday at the Grand Sierra Resort. Grand Millionaire drawings at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Additional drawings at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., where 12 winners pick from suitcases containing $250 to $2,500 cash. The Grand Sierra Resort is at 2500 East 2nd Street in Reno. Call (775) 789-2000 for more information.
Super Bowl Party at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Super Bowl festivities include big game drawings for prizes based on placing bets on the game plus other goodies based on wagering. There will be food and drink specials and giveaways all during the game. The Atlantis is at 3800 S. Virginia Street at Peckham Lane in Reno. For more information, call (775) 825-4700.
Big Game Bash at Rail City Casino
The Big Game Bash will be in the Ale House, starting at 2 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday. The $20 per person entry gets you free Bud and Bud Light through the first quarter, an all-you-can-eat stadium food buffet, giveaways during the game, and more. The game will play on multiple big screen plasma TVs. Rail City Casino is at 2121 Victorian Avenue in Sparks. Call (775) 359-9440 for information.
Super Bowl Harrah's Reno
Harrah's Super Bowl party willbe in the Stage at the Zone, starting at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free, but you can buy a Big Easy pass for $25, which gets you two draft beers, a buffet, and entries into drawings each quarter at at the half. Harrah's Reno is downtown at 219 North Center Street. For more information, call (775) 786-3232.
Super Bowl Adoptions at Nevada Humane Society
The Nevada Humane Society is giving new meaning to "Super Bowl" with the Super Bowl Adoption Promotion, running from January 31 through Super Bowl Sunday on February 3. Everyone who adopts a pet during this period of time will receive a free ModaPet pet bowl (while they last). The bowls were generously donated by ModaPet. During this promotion, most dogs can be adopted for $49 and cats (four months and older) for only $7. Each animal is spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped, normally a $200 value.
The Nevada Humane Society is located at 2825 Longley Lane in Reno. It's open Sunday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (775) 856-2000.
Super Bowl Betting
Interested in wagering on the game? Before plunking down your money, peruse this series of NFL betting articles from Allen Moody, the About.com guide to sports gambling.
Sports books in Reno's local casinos are ready to take your bets. There are numerous wagers you can make, from who is the actual winner to the point spread between winner and loser. There are also proposition, or prop, bets on related aspects of the game. You can put your money on the coin toss, who will score the first touchdown, and more. Some sports books will offer betting during the game, with new wagers accepted at each commercial break. Contact your local casino odds maker to find out how this works.
Top Reno & Sparks Sports Bars
You can be sure our Reno and Sparks sports bars will have plenty of Super Bowl Sunday action. To find out what's going on, just call the location you'd like to visit for the big game.
Top Reno & Sparks Pizza Places
Every pizza joint with beer and at least one TV (that would be all of them) will be geared up for the Super Bowl. Find a Super Bowl pizza party near you, check out the Top Pizza Parlors Around Reno / Tahoe.
Reno Breweries, Microbreweries, and Brewpubs
Beer and football fans go together. You're sure to find both during the Super Bowl game at any of these Reno area breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs. If you happen to be up at Lake Tahoe during the big game, there are several breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs up there as well.