Edmonton knows how to cheer on the home team – no matter what sport is currently in season. NHL, NFL, UFC, and more are sure to bring out all the fans. And whether it’s an away game or just one you couldn’t get tickets to at Roger’s Place, the city has no shortage of places to celebrate game day on the big screen.
1. The Pint Public House
The Pint is perfect for grabbing a bite, a pint or two, and catching the game on the screen – no matter what the game may be. Pair the Super Bowl with40-ways wings, UFC matches with sliders, Raptors with nachos, Oilers with Cajun chicken, and more. Free parking behind the building on weekends.
Address: 10125 109 Street
2. Central Social Hall
Easy to find on the corner of Jasper and 109 Street, Central Social Hall makes catching the game an event you don’t want to miss. Game day specials on food and drink – such as half-priced drinks and food specials on Super Bowl Sunday – make it the place to go. Keep it classy with mimosas or get comfortable with a beer, but whatever you do, don’t miss out on free wings every Friday!
Address: 100 10909 Jasper Ave
3. Craft Beer Market
Craft Beer Market has good food and good drinks for when you gather with good friends. And they know how to make game day good, while they’re at it. Join them for “That Big Football Game” (also known as the Super Bowl…) for an all-day game day menu with food and drink starting at just $3.50. Keep an eye out for other events while you’re at it.
Address: 10013 101A Ave
4. Kelly’s Pub
Kelly’s is an Edmonton favourite for game day good food. There’s always something on the screen – NHL, NFL, and CFL are always in rotation (with special deals when Canadian teams play in the Stanley Cup playoffs!). But this Irish pub stays true to heritage with English Premiere League, Super Rugby, Tri-Nations Cup, and more.
Address: 10156 104 Street
1. Hudsons on Whyte
Arguably one of the most well-known hot spots in Edmonton, Hudsons on Whyte’s Road to the Cup events are the place to be whenever the Oilers hit the ice, especially with the chance to win a trip to the Cup final when you’re there. The wings are legendary and Henry Hudons draft beer will have you staying long after someone wins.
Address: 10307 Whyte Avenue
Beercade is the place for both playing games and watching them, all with a beer in hand. Play classic arcade and video games, from pinball to Pac-Man, grabbing one of the 100+ varieties of beer on tap. Catch events such as the next UFC match on the big screen.
Address: 10544 82 Ave
3. The Billiard Club
A landmark in the historic Old Strathcona Post Office, The Billiard Club always has something going on. And when it’s time to catch the Oilers as they hit the ice, The Billiard Club there for you. Take advantage of beer specials that are only on when the game is on and appetiser deals during the first period.
Address: 2nd Floor 10505 82 Ave
1. Jack’s Bar & Kitchen
Jack’s is proudly Albertan, and it shows in the way they aim to be your sports-watching destination in Ellerslie. They show each and every UFC match, making it easy to know where to go on fight night. Pair it with happy hour every day 3-6 and 9-close for a great night out.
Address: 6709 Ellerslie Road
2. The Rec Room
The Rec Room is the place for playing games and catching them on the screen. They’re serious about game day – just wait until you see the size of the seriously big screens. Catch the Super Bowl Tailgate party on February 2, with contests, prizes, and a special game day menu.
Address: 1725 99 Street
3. The Provincial Kitchen & Bar
The Provincial focuses on being your neighbourhood hot spot with local ingredients making up good food. And when it’s game day, they focus on bringing you that so you can focus on the screen. From Super Bowl Sunday to Wrestlemania, sports fans of all kinds can find a game to cheer on while they dig in.
Address: 160 4211 106 Street NW
4. Borderline Pub and Grill
While Borderline may be more well-known in the neighbourhood as a destination for a night of karaoke, don’t dismiss it when it’s time to catch the game. Catch your team go head-to-head on the screens as you grab wings, burgers, beer, and more.
Address: 3226 82 Street
1. Tap 25 Sports Bar
Butting right up to the edge of Edmonton near the Whitemud, Tap 25 is the “MVP of sports lounges.” Located right in the middle of the action in the casino, it plays all the top teams on the big screen, so you can catch the game – whatever game you’re looking for – while you grab a famous Tap burger or one of the 24 varieties of beer.
Address: River Cree Resort & Casino 300 East Lapotac Blvd Box 179 Enoch
2. 1ST RND
Big screens, big sound, and big deals make this the place to be for big games. From the Super Bowl to WWE Raw, UFC to Oilers, PGA to NBA, there’s something for every sports fan. Check out the 3-Star Happy Hour with deals on sliders, fish tacos, and sleeves.
Address: 1672 BRBN ST West Edmonton Mall
3. Sherlock Holmes Pub
Grab a place at the bar, a pint, and some classic pub food and watch the game in a cozy pub that welcomes all (even kids until 8:00). Sherlock Holmes is a favourite spot for those looking for a relaxed atmosphere to catch a game with family and friends, without having to skimp on delicious meals.
Address: Bourbon Street West Edmonton Mall
4. Uncle Glenn’s Eatery & Sports Pub
It won’t take long for Uncle Glenn to become your neighbourhood favourite, with Uncle Glenn himself being a main reason. TVs lining the walls make it easy to grab a bite (everything is cooked in the wood fired oven), wet your whistle, and catch the game with friends old and new.
Address: 7666 156 Street
1. The Touch Down Sports Pub
While never straying from their reputation as a neighbourhood favourite, Touch Down is under new management. There’s always something going on – but the big draw is when games day comes around. Whether it’s Eskies or Oilers, Edmonton sports fan can always catch the game and enjoy happy hour all day long on game day.
Address: 13022 82 Street
2. Bunkers Sports Pub
Bunkers’ food is a draw any day, but it just adds to game day to make it the place to be. Steak sandwich, pork rib shanks, classic BLTs, and more will have you making your way through the menu whenever you’re catching a game on the big screen.
Address: 615 Hermitage Rd NW
3. B Street
B Street is “your friendly neighbourhood sports bar” that’s open to 2 am every day. With a varied menu, though they’re known especially for their calzones, you’re sure to leave with a full stomach after catching the game on the big screen. They don’t even have a deep fryer, so you know they’re looking out for you with good food.
Address: 11818 111 Ave
By: Sarah Chestnutt
Sarah Chestnutt is a freelance writer and editor, working in the field for over 10 years. She calls Edmonton, home and loves to share it’s stories.