The Super Bowl is in Arizona. There are lots of great events over the next two weeks. I thought I would try to list as many as I can here so you can find information all in one location.
When: Opens Saturday 1/24/15 - 2/1/15 Open daily
Where: Phoenix Convention Center downtown Phoenix at 3rd and Washington Street
Cost: Adults $35 and Kids 12 and under $20
Discounts: Family and Military discounts are available.
For more information check out the NFL Experience
When: Saturday, January 24, 2015 -Sunday, February 1, 2015
Where: Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix.
For more information check out: phoenixconventioncenter.com
Westgate ProBowl Fan Fest: Live music by The Reality Band and Ryan Sims Band along with interactive games, fan activities, face painting and more! Plus pre-game party at the more than 20 great bars and restaurants.
When: Sunday, January 25, 2015 2-5pm
Where: Westgate , 6751 N. Sunset Blvd.
For more information check out http://www.westgateaz.com/events/full-calendar/
When: Sunday, January 25, 2015 Kickoff at 6:15pm
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinal Drive, Glendale
For more information check out: www.universityofphoenixstadium.com
When: Monday, January 26, 2015 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
Where: North Side of Scottsdale Fashion Square, E. Highland Avenue and N. Scottsdale Road
For more information check out: fanfestscottsdale.com
Super Bowl Media Day: Watch several thousand reporters and other media types interview NFL players and coaches for a couple of hours. 7,000 fans have the chance to buy tickets to the Super Bowl Media Day. Along with reporters, photographers, and videographers from mainstream newspapers, TV stations and digital sites doing their work there will be some "celebrity" media types too.
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:30am
Where: 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
For more information check at SuperBowl.com
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:30-4:30pm
Where: 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe
For more information check out: familytreehealthcare.org.
Boondocks's Patio and Grill: Animals will be in a fashion show led by current and former NFL, MLB and NBA players as well as Olympians, PGA and LPGA Players along with local and national media personalities. There will also be a performance by Country-pop duo Heartlyn Rae. All to benefit the Halo Animal Rescue of Phoenix.
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7pm
Where: 4341 N. 75th Avenue, Scottsdale
Cost: $30 general admission, $60 VIP.
For more information check out: www.halorescue.org/
Super Music Series: Four nights and one day of free shows. Cheer on great local acts followed by incredible national bands. Fans will enjoy different genre each day.
When: Wednesday, January 28 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
Where: Westgate Waterdance Plaza, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd.
Cost: Free (parking free all days except for Sunday)
For more information and the list of bands check out: http://www.westgateaz.com/supermusic/
Access to general admission areas, zip line, bull riding, rock wall, par 9 golf course, Showtime screening area and beer garden
When: January 28 - January 30, 2015 Gates open at 5pm
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Zac Brown Band Additional performances by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, The Cadillac Three
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Calvin Harris Additional performances by Alysso, Jason Derulo, Magic! and Becky G
Friday, January 30, 2015
Imagine Dragons and Snoop Dogg Additional performances by Young the Giant, Ingrid Michaelson and American Authors
Where: Pendergast Family Farm, at Bethany Home Road and 99th Avenue, Glendale.
For more information check out: www.stubhub.com/directv
Red White Black Party with Jordin Sparks: Glendale's American Idol Jordin Sparks hosts along size Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald and Calais Campbell.
When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7pm
Where: Blur Nightclub, 7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale
Cost: $100 general admission, $500 admission plus meet-and-greet with Sparks
For more information go to www.blurnightclubaz.com or call 480-662-5959
Verizon Super Bowl Central: Super Bowl street fair that spans 12 blocks of downtown Phoenix near the Convention Center. This is a family friendly festival that offers free football-themed activities, live music, autographs from NFL alumni and nightly fireworks displays. The main attraction is the Grand Canyon Experience, a gigantic 30 by 100 foot climbing wall with 20 climbing positions and an 18 foot waterfall flowing down the middle.
Autograph Signing at Patriots Park at CityScape Phoenix: A range of former NFL Players will be signing autographs for fans as part of the Verizon Super Bowl Central. Free photos and autographs. (1/28-2/1)
When: Wednesday, January 28- Sunday, February 2, 2015
Where: Streets of Downtown Phoenix near the Convention Center
Cost: Free (Grand Canyon Experience is $5 for ages 6 and up)
For more information check out: www.azsuperbowl.com/verizon-super-bowl-central/
FanFest at Rawhide: This festival features a carnival, beer and wine festival on Saturday, live music, food trucks, challenge the pros, and appearances from NFL current and former players.
When: Thursday, January 29- Saturday, January 31, 2015
Where: Rawhide Western Town, 5700 North Loop Road, Chandler
Cost: $20 general admission, $15 for carnival and attractions, $40 for beer and wine festival
Challenge the Pros: Team up with current and former NFL players in this unique game for charity. Celebrity coaches will run participants through a flag football tournament and All Star Skills Challenge and the top competitors will then play in a flag football game against the NFL players. Coaches include Calais Campbell, Donovan McNabb, Patrick Peterson, Terrell Owens and more.
When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 9am registration, 10am-noon game
Where: The Lawn at Rawhide Western Town, 5700 W. North Loop Road, Chandler
For more information check out: www.fanfestaz.com
Glendale Chocolate Affair: Glendale will host their 20th Annual event during Super Bowl Weekend. This will be a chocolate lover's paradise, with special activities geared toward sports fans as well. There will be a Super Street area and Team Zones for all the Super Bowl fans. There will be nearly 40 chocolate purveyors, featuring confections like chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-drizzled kettle corn, chocolate-covered nuts, berry chocolate kabobs, fudge popsicles, chocolate-covered cheesecake and bananas, fried twinkies and fried snickers dipped in chocolate and much more. Sponsored by Cerreta's candy factory that will also be open for tours during the event.
When: Friday, January 30- Saturday, January 31, 2015
Where: Historic Downtown Glendale
Cost: Free plus free parking
For more information check out: http://www.glendaleaz.com/events/chocolateaffaire.cfm
Nike Speed Zone: 40 yard dash, field goal kick, skill challenges, players lounge, speed and agility course, training clinics, live DJ, and photo booth.
When: Friday, January 30 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
Where: Tanger Outlets, 6800 N. 95th Avenue
For more information check out: http://www.tangeroutlet.com/resources/pdf/promotions/Glendale%20Activation%20Flyer_v1b.pdf
Super Day 10K: Wear your favorite NFL team jerseys or wear face paint to show team spirit! The "Super" runs include a 10K, 5K, and 1 mile race.
When: Sunday, February 1, 2015 8am
Where: Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W. Thunderbird Road.
Cost: $30 (10K), $20 (5K), $10 (Kid's Mile)
For more information check out: www.peoriaaz.gov
PrimeSport Pregame Party: This celeb-filled party will be hosted by Emmitt Smith and emceed by ESPN sprots personality Michelle Beadle.
When: Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 12:30pm
Where: Just north of Jobing.com Arena
Cost: $625 VIP exclusive package
For more information check out primesport.com
The Players Super Bowl Tailgate: More than 24 active NFL players and valley celebrity chefs Beau MacMillan and Chef Aaron May will be at this high-end Bash. It will be hosted by ESPN anchor Lindsay Czarniak.
When: Sunday, February 1, 2015 11am-4 pm
Where: Tanger Outlets, 6800 N. 95th Avenue
For more information check out bullseyeeventgroup.com.