The National Football League is bringing Super Bowl, the most prolific sporting event in the country, back to South Florida, February 7, 2010, for a triumphant tenth time in its 44 year history. For those visiting Greater Fort Lauderdale for the big games, click here for the Essential Guide for football fans.
Catch these events:
Super Celebrity Fishing Classic Kickoff Party
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania. Includes a captain's meeting, final registration, silent and live auctions and video tribute that will honor Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith, William Bleakley and Nick Schuyler. Tickets $150. 7-10pm.
Celebrity Golf Challenge Dinner
Join the Baltimore Ravens' Ed Reed, Washington Redskins' Santana Moss, New York Giants' Sinorice Moss and Indianapolis Colts' Reggie Wayne for the Celebrity Golf Challenge meet and greet cocktail party to benefit the Ed Reed Foundation and the Moss Brothers Foundation. The dinner will feature a red carpet, live entertainment and appearances by dozens of NFL greats past and present. For more information and tickets, please contact Dan Saffron, AIM Sport Services, 410-818-8022 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6pm.
B.B.King & Buddy Guy Concert
Hard Rock Live, 8pm.
"Super" Game Day Chalk Talk
Levinson Jewelers, 888 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Starring NFL Network Analysts Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin. Enjoy music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED, RSVP to Patricia email@example.com or 954-765-1329. 6:30-8:30pm.
Ricky Williams' "Fantasy 4 Charity" at Passion Nightclub
Passion Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Hosted by Miami Dolphins star Ricky Williams, this tribute to freedom will benefit Helping Hands for Freedom, supporting military families facing injury and loss. Join many Miami Dolphins players and former NFL stars. Tickets $100, include an open bar from 8-11pm. VIP Reception tickets are available for $250 For more information contact Rod Smith at 602-625-9547 firstname.lastname@example.org. 8pm.
Lingerie Football League Conference Playoff
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood. The Lingerie Football League's top two teams from each conference meet on this epic night of playoff football with America's most beautiful and athletic women. "Football After Dark" will include an incredible atmosphere of Las Vegas meets sports. Fans will start the party early with the Lingerie Football League Tailgate Village festivities, which will include beer gardens, BBQ, a video gaming lounge, VIP lounge, DJs, live music, football challenges and player meet and greets. Private VIP cabanas are available. Tailgate Village opens at 6pm; event doors open at 7pm and the Western conference playoff begins at 8pm. Tickets cost from $40 to $5,000 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.ticketmaster.com/ or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. *Additional fees may apply.
Legends for Charity
Westin Fort Lauderdale, 400 Corporate Dr, Fort Lauderdale. A tribute to the career of NBC Sports Broadcaster Cris Collinsworth, recipient of the Pat Summerall Award. Celebrity speakers and video tributes. Hosted by Mike Trico of ESPN. Tickets $150, table of 10 $3,000. 6pm.
Jerry Rice Celebrity Gala
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. Join NFL Legend Jerry Rice along with celebrities and other NFL greats for an evening of dinner and live entertainment to benefit the Buoniconti Fund. 7pm.
NFL Super Bowl Celebrity Bowling Classic
SpareZ Lanes, 5325 S University Dr, Davie. Super Bowl legend, MVP of Super Bowl X and "dual-sport" Hall of Famer (both football and bowling), Lynn Swann, will return for a third straight year to serve as event host. Proceeds from the tournament will help fund the NFL's Youth Education Town (YET) initiative in South Florida. 7pm.
BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise. 8pm.
Jamie Foxx Party
Passion Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. Academy Award-winning actor and comedian/musician Jamie Foxx will host what's sure to be a star-studded party.10pm.
World Record Slot Pull Event at the Isle Casino Pompano Park
1800 SW 3rd St, Pompano Beach
Isle® Casino Racing Pompano Park will attempt to set a world record for the most slot machines played simultaneously. Registration is currently open to participate and become a part of history. Pre-registration is required and is currently open online at pompano-park.isleofcapricasinos.com. Participants will check-in at the Grandstand starting at 7am and the world record attempt will be held at 9am. All participants will receive a continental breakfast; limited edition, commemorative players card and $10 IslePlay.
Helmets for Homes Build Day
Fort Lauderdale Green Build Site, 2224 NW 26th St, Fort Lauderdale. Open to the public. Must register in advance with Laura Lindenfeld, volunteer coordinator, email@example.com. Help build a home for a deserving family in need. 7:30am-12:30pm.
NFL Alumni Super Bowl of Golf Showcase
Grand Oaks Golf Club, 3201 Rolling Hills Circle, Davie. Foursomes are teamed with a former NFL player to compete in this celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament for fun and prizes. $5,000 per foursome. 9am-3pm.
NFL Alumni Player of the Year Awards Dinner
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood
$10,000 per table of 8 (plus NFL Legend and guest)
Each honoree will receive his Player of the Year Award from a legend enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
"Super Bash" hosted by Michael "The Playmaker" Irvin
Opium Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Join Michael Irvin and his invited guests Ryan Bader, Deion Sanders, A-Rod, Will Ferrell, Dominique Wilkins, Rick Ankiel, Ray Lewis, Johnny Damon and hundreds more! To reserve a private VIP table, please call 954-327-9094. 9pm.
Rock 'N Soul Party with Drew Rosenhaus
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood. Join sports agent Drew Rosenhaus and his roster of NFL players including Tommie Harris, Chad Ocho Cinco (Johnson), Willis McGahee, Santana Moss, Terrell Owens, Kellen Winslow Jr, Jeremy Shockey, Zach Thomas, Frank Gore, DeSean Jackson and Lance Briggs. $100 for general admission or $250 for VIP. 9pm.
Kendra "Super Bunny Friday" Party
Passion Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Playboy Playmate and E! Reality TV Star Kendra will host a "Playboy Bunny" party. Featured that night prior to Kendra's arrival will be an evening gown and swimsuit contest by Tropic Beauty. There will be a red carpet prior to the event in front of Passion Nightclub. For more information call 954-321-3443. 10 pm.
"Steamy Centerfold Pregame Blitz Party"
Pangaea Lounge, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Hosted by Tami Donaldson (Miss Maxim USA), Hope Dworaczyk (Playboy Playmate Miss April 2009) and Candace Cassidy (Playboy Playmate Miss June 2009). Music by Mike Palmieri. For more information, prices and table reservations visit or call 954-581-5454. 10pm.
2010 Super Bowl Breakfast
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood. Presentation of Bart Starr Award for outstanding character and leadership. Includes past and present NFL greats. Priority table of ten $2,000; Corporate table of ten $1,500. 8-10am.
Battle of the Beauties Youth Football Clinic
Northeast High School, 700 SE 56th St, Oakland Park. Features pro trainer Tony Sands and current and former NFL players teaching football skills to participants, plus a motivation session for kids. $20 per child. 8:30am-12pm.
NFL Alumni Sporting Clays Team Challenge
Markham Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clays Club, 16001 W. State Rd 84, Sunrise. Foursomes are teamed with a former NFL player to compete for fun and prizes. Benefits the NFL Alumni Caring for Kids program. 8:30am-2:30pm.
Jason Taylor Foundation Chalk Talk & Comedy Show
Improv Comedy Club, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
All-Pro Jason Taylor and comedian Ralphie May are teaming up to bring you a night of fun and laughter combined with touchdowns, tackles and inside information - all to benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation. The evening kicks off with a cocktail party from 5pm-6pm, which will include appetizers, dinner, and drinks. This will be followed by an exclusive Chalk-Talk featuring Jason Taylor, ESPN College GameDay's Kirk Herbstreit, and even Ralphie May, who is sure to provide his own unique perspective! Once the guys are finished talking X's and O's, Ralphie May, one of the top comedians in the country, will be performing. Ticket sales will benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation, so please join us in our efforts to assist South Florida's children in need. For more information please contact Seth Levit at (954) 424-0799 ext. 102. 5pm.
Lingerie Bowl VII
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood. "The Ultimate Catfight" features the Lingerie Football League's conference champions battling it out. The night will include guest celebrities and special musical performances. Tailgate Village opens 6pm; celebrity red carpet arrivals at 7pm and the "The Ultimate Catfight" begins 10pm. Tickets from $40 to $5,000.
1st Annual NFL Alumni All Pro Bowl Event
Daisy Dukes Sports Bar, 10060 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines. Must be 21 or over. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at door. Call 954-756-0184. 6pm-midnight.
Taste of the NFL
Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale. Food and wine gala featuring top chef from each NFL city paired with a current or alumni NFL player. Barenaked Ladies to perform. Tax deductible charity event to benefit hunger relief for the Daily Bread Food Bank. Guest $500, VIP $600, Corporate Table of ten $6,000. 7-11pm (VIP and Tables 6pm).
Penthouse Magazine Super Party
Passion Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Celebrity DJs Riz (Official DJ of the NFL) and DJ Stonerokk (SKAM Artist) and numerous special guest performers. Must be 21 or older. General admission starts at $250 for open bar from 9pm-midnight.
BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise. 8pm.
Celebrity Poker Tournament
Dave & Buster's, 3000 Oakwood Blvd, Hollywood. 8-10pm
Super Bowl Saturday Night with O.A.R. Free Concert
Fort Lauderdale Beach (1140 Seabreeze Blvd.)
New Year's Eve meets Super Bowl Eve. The NFL will host a free outdoor concert and fireworks spectacular, the night before Super Bowl XLIV. Free and open to the public, Super Bowl Saturday Night celebrates an exciting year of football and the arrival of Super Bowl XLIV. The event will include live musical performances by O.A.R., BARENAKED LADIES and ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND and the Super Bowl Fireworks Spectacular at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park adjacent to the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel on A1A (Seabreeze Blvd.) just north of Holiday Drive. Festivities will begin at 4pm with a DJ set and video programming followed by live music beginning at 6pm and concluding the evening with a Super Bowl Fireworks Spectacular at 9:40pm. Fans may enter beginning at 4pm. For more information, contact Joanna Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-450-2449 or Steve Brener at email@example.com or 818-462-5598.
"Insomnia, Are You Game"
Gryphon Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
DJ's Edgar V. & Willie Morales, present "Insomnia, Are You Game". For information, prices and table reservations please visit http://www.gryphon-club.com/ or call 954-581-5454. 11pm.
Big Game Brunch
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. Join former NFL Coach and current FOX Broadcaster Jimmy Johnson and other celebs to be announced for an intimate Q & A, trivia contest and a silent auction benefiting the Russell Reading & Life Skills Foundation. Also on-hand will be 48 NFL cheerleaders who will sign autographs, dance and interact with guests. Tickets $175, or tables $1,500. 10:30am.
Super Bowl Brunch
Big Tomato Market Grill, 8300 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines. Italian brunch buffett with a full array of Italian dishes, carving stations and seafood. Reservations necessary, call 954-704-0100. $14.95 per person. 10:30am-2:30pm
Super Bowl XLIV Gameday Fan Plaza (Super Bowl ticket holders ONLY)
Sun Life Stadium, 1-5pm
Mardi Gras Casino, Hallandale Beach.
A unique blend of Caribbean and tropical flavors presented in a lively setting on the Mardi Gras Casino Verandah, featuring The Sabor Latino Band, sexy showgirls, Capoeiras performances, drummers, samba girls, football maracas, foam fingers and much more. Guests will also have the chance to win a share of $123,400+ in cash, bonus play, and prizes. Giveaways all day and other contests. For more call 954-924-3200. 2pm-9pm.
Rock the Game Watch Party
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood. Big screen TVs and projectors will capture all of the action while you recline on VIP couches and recliners. General admission seating in the stands is FREE. 5pm.
Super Bowl XLIV, Sun Life Stadium, 6:30pm
American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts against the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New Orleans Saints.
HALFTIME SHOW: The Who
Ludacris Super Baller After Party
Passion Nightclub, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Presented by the Infinite Entertainment Group, hip-hop star Ludacris will host a premier post-game party in South Florida. Tickets start at $50. For more information contact Passion Nightclub at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-321-3443. 11pm.