Calling all sports lovers! It’s that time of year again where the chicken wings are plentiful, and the brews are ever flowing. Tradition runs deep in these mountains, and celebrating this American sports event is no exception. This weekend, one of the largest and most anticipated football games will be played, showcasing some of the best athleticism the country has to offer. If the west coast just isn’t in the cards for you, put us in coach! Gatlinburg is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes with friends and family alike. Check out these amazing local bars and restaurants airing Sunday’s Big Game:
Ole Red Gatlinburg
With the Big Game playing on the big screen, there’s not going to be a bad seat in the house at Ole Red Gatlinburg this Sunday. As the show kicks off at 6:30p.m., grab a Bluetick Burger with friends and a Mountain Berry Rita for making new ones as you cheer on your favorite team.
Who said you can’t have your cake and eat it, too? Get two spectacular views at one venue at Anakeesta. If you can keep your eyes peeled from the breathtaking views of Mount LeConte and the Smokies, enjoy the Big Game broadcast live from Cliff Top Restaurant.
The perfect place to have dinner and enjoy the show, The Park Grill will be airing your favorite annual football event live. Feel free to indulge in the Four Nickel Bologna Sandwich or the Fried Mac & Cheese Bites. The comfort food may come in handy if things start to go south for your team.
The Peddler will be serving up some of the best game day grub in Gatlinburg. Dine like you’re in the VIP box with an order of their infamous steaks and delicious sides all while catching the play by plays.
Gatlinburg Brewing Co.
Have the great debate about the best game commercials of all time over a pizza with friends. With a draft list featuring brews “Gatty Light” and “Don’t Feed the Bears” you’re sure to have a good time no matter which way the score goes at Gatlinburg Brewing Company.
Loco Burro is the perfect place to turn your game day tailgate into a full blown fiesta. Watch the game over chips and salsa with friends after ordering one (or two) of their famous 'Ritas at the roof-top bar.
Puckers Sports Grill
The name says it all, and if you're a true lover of sports, this is the perfect atmosphere for your Sunday watch party. With a chef-inspired menu, brews on tap, and dozens of sports fans around, you can't go wrong with watching the Big Game at Puckers.
Smith & Son's Corner Kitchen
Enjoy an All-American feast with menu items like the Double Deluxe Burger and Smoky Mountain Grille while watching your team on the screens at Smith & Son Corner Kitchen. Located in the heart of downtown, this casual dining experience is the perfect place to kick back and relax while enjoying the show.