Where To Watch the FIFA World Cup Final Match: Parties, Deals, and More
The FIFA World Cup 2014 festivities culminate with the final on Sunday.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Being that it's the ultimate game, the one that determines which team will be known as the champions -- the ones who will experience the confetti, tears, and overwhelming joy as they hold up the coveted gold trophy -- it's no surprise that fans want to join in on the celebrations.
Whether you're looking forward to seeing your favorite team compete, or even if your team has already been eliminated and you're looking for some entertainment, here are watch spots throughout Broward and Palm Beach that are hosting unforgettable watch party experiences for all soccer fans.
The Futbol Club
The indoor soccer arena's Fort Lauderdale location are hosting a watch party complete with a large screen, drink specials, food, and fun revolving around fútbol. Wear your jersey, the right shoes, bring some soccer passion, and try to remember the tricks you've seen in FIFA games, because you might want to join in on the action by playing a game of your own in a pickup match right at the club's field.
The Village at Gulfstream Park
The Viva Brasil World Cup Festival is celebrating soccer this weekend with food and drink specials before, during, and after the games. Live entertainment, official World Cup merchandise, and soccer-themed games and trivia are being featured to keep you occupied throughout the day. Sports of Kings at Gulfstream have a hug screen along with several TV's and players from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers soccer team are attending the viewing on Sunday.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
This oceanfront spot situated on a private beach is hosting a luxurious watch party for the final games on Saturday and Sunday. Eau Palm Beach's Stir Bar is featuring $7 Caipirinhas and other specialty drinks as well as complimentary Brazilian treats made by Angle Chef Travis Robinson including crispy yucca fries, baked Brazilian cheese puffs (pao de queijo), and the national dish of Brazil, feijoada crostini with morcilla. Brazilian samba dancers are performing to an in-house DJ's samba music prior to the games. There's also be a post-game party and a special prize to be given for the best fan outfit.
Prepare yourself for a good time as the final game of the 2014 World Cup takes over America Backyard's event of the year at the watch party on Sunday. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., you can earn yourself a free draft beer just by showing up in a soccer jersey. Throughout the evening there will be drink specials, games and prizes including T-shirts, concert tickets and Marlins tickets. At the end of the match, if you are wearing the winning team's jersey, then you might just have won some more beer.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
The World Soccer Fest game watch parties held at the Hard Rock are offering plenty of over-the-top soccer-themed decorations to get in the spirit. Live entertainment includes music from Brazilian DJ Lupa and Samba dancers, drummers and Capoeira performances as well as soccer-themed games and drink specials. You can watch from the Hard Rock Café, Center Bar, the pool Beach Club, Plum Lounge (VIP players), the casino's High-Limit Tables room, and the interactive Kick-It Soccer Zone across from the café, where the game will be broadcast in Spanish.
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