We are less than a week away from the kick-off of the 2017-18 NFL season, which means Las Vegas will be celebrating yet another exciting year of football.
We know that some people enjoy watching the games in the comfort of their own homes but there's always the lure of getting out of the house and enjoying a few games with a group of friends.
For those times we've put together a list of some of the best places to watch football around the Las Vegas valley.
The ultimate football party headquarters, Aliante will feature viewing parties with tasty food and drink specials every Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday all season long:
Access Goes Football parties are every Monday and Thursday, visitors can watch the game in the state-of-the-art Access entertainment showroom, featuring custom acoustic ceiling panels and three enormous video screens. Tailgate Viewing Parties happen every Saturday and Sunday guests can enjoy the game in the sports book with food and drink specials.
Football games throughout the season will be shown in The Cal Sports Lounge, located in the heart of the casino floor right next to the Cal Sports Book.
Cannery Casino Hotel
Guests can enjoy Monday football viewings at Victory’s Bar & Grill, complete with food specials starting at $2, $2 tequila and whiskey shots, $3 Bud Light pints and 128 oz. Bud Light tower specials. Raffle prizes will be awarded at halftime including hoodies, Bud hats, t-shirts and jerseys, folding chairs and blanket throws, key chains, drawstring bags and ice chest.
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will host a football watch party on Sept. 10. The entertainment venue will be transformed into a football field, complete with stadium seating and massive TV screens. In addition, there will be $15 bottomless mimosas from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; mouth-watering food selections from American Coney Island and Project BBQ; VIP tables for up to 12 guests; and more. There will also be parties on Sept. 17 and 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 19 and 29; Nov. 5, 19 and 26; and Dec. 3, 10 and 17. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and the event will run until 8 p.m. To reserve a VIP table, please contact DLVEC at RSVP@dlvec.com.
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
The casino recently added additional TVs to the pit so gamblers can watch the game, enjoy a beer from the only casino that offers ice-cold beer as soon as the player sits down at a table game, along with Siegel’s 1941’s game side dining.
Every Saturday and Sunday, rally up the team and touch down at Flour & Barley - Brick Oven Pizza for the ultimate game day viewing experience during NFL and college football games.
Gameday specials include the 2 for $20 deal with a choice of one appetizer, such as the loaded pizza fries and one pizza with options including the big apple, with red sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella, the Gianna, with red sauce, fennel sausage, mushrooms and pine nuts or the Margherita pizza; or the football platter priced at $17, with zucchini sticks, garlic cheese bread and chickaronnes. Cheers to your team with $5 drink specials, including shots of Jameson and Fireball, or pints of Miller Lite and select beers on draft.
Football games throughout the season will be shown at The Filament Bar, featuring a variety of craft beers and specialty cocktails. Guests can also enjoy the full lineup of BFF drink specials.
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
Beginning Sept. 11 through Dec. 25, Gold Coast’s Red Zone sports bar will host Monday Night Viewing Parties. Raffles will take place throughout the games with giveaways including football shirts, merchandise, and coupons.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas
For the third season in a row, Golden Nugget is bringing back their famed and wildly popular Friday Football Showdown contest. Check out their recently renovated Race and Sports Book with some of the highest payouts in Las Vegas.
Looking for a good place to watch the games Downtown? Well, Gold Spike says they are your Downtown football headquarters. They feature a long list of game day specials and free entry during every game.
Now through the end of football season, sports fans can make Hyde Bellagio their official home for game-day viewing parties with “Every Given Sunday” beginning at 9:45 a.m.
Each week, the fountain-side hotspot will transform from a stylish nightclub to an upscale football destination complete with 15 HD TVs, plush stadium seating, a diverse rotation of DJs and a variety of food and drink specials.
M Resort Spa-Casino
Starting Thursday, Sept. 7 and lasting throughout football season, fans can take advantage of $10 pitchers or $15 buckets of Miller Lite, Coors Light, Leinenkugel and Blue Moon at M Bar, 32° Draft Bar and M Vue Bar.
The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Football enthusiasts can catch this season’s games at the 140-seat Louisiana-style Bourbon Street Cabaret’s Monday Night Viewing Parties. Raffles will take place throughout the games with giveaways including football shirts, merchandise, and coupons.
The pro football kickoff party takes place Sept. 10 in the grand ballroom. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and there will be stadium-style food and drinks for sale in the venue. Come early and stay all day for the giveaways. Drink specials include $2 bottles of Millers Lite/Coors Lite, $8 buckets of five bottles of Millers Lite/Coors Lite, and $3 Modelo Especial bottles.
Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant
Pancho's is kicking off the 2017 football season with viewing parties and a “Tailgate Happy Hour” for regular season NFL games beginning Sept. 10.
Pancho’s will show NFL games on high-definition televisions spread throughout its cantina. The “Tailgate Happy Hour” will be offered exclusively in the restaurant’s festive cantina from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Sunday, featuring half-priced select appetizers and drink specials, including: $1 off draft beer, $3 off house and flavored margaritas, $3 off well cocktails and $3.20 off house wines.
Parlour Bar at the El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Guests can view NFL and college football games every Saturday and Sunday in the Parlour Bar throughout the football season.
Public School 702
Monday Night Football Specials, available starting at 4 p.m. at the bar and patio only. The specials include $7 chicken wings, $5 burger sliders, $5 fried Buffalo chicken sliders, $5 foot long school dogs, and $4 Happy Hour handle beer selections.
Catch the game at any of the Thursday Night Football parties throughout the season and enjoy freebies such as hats, t-shirts, and keychains.
Guests are encouraged to enter the raffle drawings for a chance to win Miller-Coors branded items such as golf bags, coolers, mini fridges, and jerseys. Raffle drawings will be held during the following Monday night game at halftime. Guests can enter by purchasing a Coors Light draft for $2 or by making a $10 parlay wager beginning each Thursday to Monday. Must be present to win.
Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Football games throughout the season will be shown at the 100-seat Roxy’s Lounge with state-of-the-art sound system, located on the casino level of Sam’s Town, beginning Sept. 11.
Santa Fe Station
Thursday night football parties in the race and sports book with KOMP 92.3. Giveaways, food and drink specials beginning the first Thursday night pro football game of the regular season on Sept. 7.
Serenity Spa at the Westgate
With football in full swing, the award-winning Serenity Spa at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino offers a touchdown even the non-football-loving loved one can enjoy. Available every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday throughout the football season, Spa Central offers "Queen for the Day" and "Halftime" packages, beginning at $180 per person.
Available for $300 per person (includes gratuity), the "Queen for the Day" package includes a 50-minute Aromatherapy Elixir Massage, a 50-minute Queen of Versailles Rejuvenating Facial, a 50-minute Spa Pedicure and a glass of wine. If time is of the essence, the "Halftime" package is available for $180 per person (includes gratuity) and includes a 25-minute Focus Massage, a 25-minute Queen of Versailles Hydrating Facial, a 25-minute Quickie Pedicure and a glass of wine.
Suncoast Hotel and Casino
Fans can experience Sunday Showroom Viewing Parties in the Suncoast Showroom starting at 9 a.m. each Sunday during the regular season. The property will also host Monday Night Madness Viewing Parties each Monday. Doors will open one hour prior to kickoff on Mondays.
Welcome back the pro football season with weekly Sunday football viewing parties in Club Madrid beginning Sept. 10. The event is hosted by Brian Blessing, host of Sports Book Radio, AM 1400 KSHP. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the parties feature giveaways, food and drink specials.
Virgil’s Real Barbecue at The LINQ Promenade
Kick off football season Sept. 11 with a “Pig Skin” Party. The restaurant will smoke an entire pig on the patio and offer complimentary samples to guests in addition to offering their entire menu including football favorites such as the BBQ nachos, smoked wings and more.
Throughout the season, guests will enjoy drink specials, live music, and giveaways as they watch the games on one of Virgil’s 13 TVs.
Westgate Las Vegas Resort-Casino
Kick off the football season with FOOTBALL CENTRAL, Las Vegas’ premier professional football viewing party. Kicking off Sept. 10 inside the famed Westgate International Theater and taking place every Sunday throughout the football season, FOOTBALL CENTRAL offers football fans the ultimate, free viewing party, satellite betting stations, with food and drink specials and the chance to win weekly prizes.