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Super Bowl LVII: Best Events & Things to Do

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Super Bowl LVII: Best Events & Things to Do

Local Events | May 16, 2022 | SWSS Staff

Welcome to Greater Phoenix—the home of Super Bowl LVII in February 2023.

While the game will be hosted at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, there are tons of fun things to do and places to see in Greater Phoenix that may make an extended stay in the Valley of the Sun enticing either before or after the big game.

Here’s an overview of the information you need to know about the game, things to do in Greater Phoenix, and places to stay during Super Bowl LVII.

Super Bowl LVII Game Information

Inside view of Cardinals Stadium in Glendale Arizona
Cardinals Stadium, aka State Farm Stadium – Home to Super Bowl 57

Super Bowl LVII will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on February 12, 2023.

State Farm Stadium is the home of the Arizona Cardinals. Super Bowl LVII will be the third time this stadium has hosted the Super Bowl—both Super Bowl XLII in 2008 and Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 were played at State Farm Stadium, formerly known as the University of Phoenix Stadium.

You can learn more information about the game from the Arizona Super Bowl LVII Host Committee as more details for the game are released.

Super Bowl LVII Weekend Events

There are tons of fun events to attend during Super Bowl weekend that can be enjoyed by both visitors and locals alike. These events are fan favorites:

NFL Experience

The NFL Experience is a ticketed event that occurs the week leading up to the Super Bowl in the host city. In 2015, the NFL Experience was hosted at the Phoenix Convention Center in Downtown Phoenix, so it’s a safe assumption the NFL Experience will be hosted here again in 2023.

At the NFL Experience, football fans can:

  • Attend free autograph signing sessions with former and current NFL players.
  • Hear live broadcasts from the NFL Network.
  • See Super Bowl and NFL memorabilia
  • Marvel at the Vince Lombardi trophy.
  • Shop for NFL and Super Bowl LVII merchandise at the NFL SHOP.

Tickets for the NFL Experience start at $20 per person, and children under 12 can attend for free.

Players Tailgate at the Super Bowl

The Players Tailgate is one of the most popular events before the Super Bowl. This all-you-can-eat culinary event features gourmet food and premium drinks made by famous chefs across the country.

You can purchase a reserved cabana to participate in this event with a group of friends alongside celebrities, football players, and other notable guests.

Waste Management Phoenix Open

The Waste Management Phoenix Open, also known as the “Greatest Show on Grass” and the largest event of the PGA Tour, typically falls during the same weekend as the Super Bowl.

You can purchase tickets to attend the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the days leading up to the Super Bowl for a weekend filled with two of the nation’s most popular sporting events.

Best Things to Do in Greater Phoenix

While You’re Visiting for Super Bowl LVII

While you’re in Greater Phoenix for Super Bowl LVII, extend your vacation to enjoy some of the best things to do in Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Outdoors

Outdoor

February is the perfect time to visit Phoenix—while the weather is cold and snowy in other places of the country, you’ll be able to explore the great outdoors and soak up the sunshine while you’re here!

During your time in Phoenix, check out some of the most popular hiking trails at Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. Aside from hiking, there are plenty of other ways to explore the Sonoran Desert during your visit. You can take a hot air balloon ride over the beautiful scenery, go horseback riding, or spend a day at one of the area’s popular golf courses, like Grayhawk Gold Club, Troon North, or We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.

You can also visit the Desert Botanical Garden to immerse yourself in a tranquil desert oasis filled with over 45,000 desert plants from across the world, or you can say hello to the thousands of animals at the Phoenix Zoo—the largest privately owned nonprofit zoo in the United States.

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Museums

Scottsdale and Phoenix are home to dozens of popular museums you can explore before or after the big game.

If you’re interested in art, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art displays modern art, architecture, and design and features unique rotating displays from artists worldwide. The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is another famous museum that features nearly 5,000 musical instruments from around the world, including instruments that belonged to iconic performers like Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.

If you love history, you can discover interesting facts about the history of the American West at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West and learn about Native American art, history, and culture at the world-renowned Heard Museum. You also can’t miss the chance to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home, Taliesin West—now named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Historic Landmark.

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Dining

There are tons of unique places with excellent food to create memorable dining experiences in Scottsdale and Phoenix!

While you’re in the American Southwest, you can’t miss the chance to try some authentic Mexican food. The Mission in Old Town Scottsdale is the perfect spot for a nice dinner, and Diego Pops is a great spot for casual eats and fun cocktails. If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a hearty brunch after spending an evening out on the town, check out Hash Kitchen for huge portions, innovative dishes, and fun breakfast drinks.

If you’re looking for a relaxed sports bar and local brewery where you can hang out before the big game, O.H.S.O. Brewery is an awesome local chain with locations across the Valley. They serve local beers, craft cocktails, appetizers, and entrees, and most locations have spacious patios that offer the perfect place to hang out with friends and family.

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Entertainment

Scottsdale and Phoenix offer lively entertainment around the clock to keep you busy during your visit to Phoenix for Super Bowl LVII.

You can visit TopGolf, an electronically-tracked driving range with food and drinks, to hang out with friends before and after the game. TopGolf has two locations in Phoenix, one in Scottsdale and one in Glendale, just across the street from State Farm Stadium. You can also visit Talking Stick Resort & Casino in Scottsdale to enjoy world-class dining and test your luck at the slot machines and table games.

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Stay in a Luxury Scottsdale Vacation Rental
for a Memorable Trip to Greater Phoenix for Super Bowl LVII

SWSS Vacation rental

Attending the Super Bowl is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which presents the perfect opportunity to plan a memorable vacation to pair with the big game.

Browse our spacious vacation rentals in Scottsdale, Arizona, that provide the perfect launching point for all the best things to do in Greater Phoenix during Super Bowl LVII. You’ll find luxury features in our rental homes, like heated swimming pools, jacuzzi tubs, putting greens, lawn games, and more that will enhance your stay in Phoenix.

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