Football fans will be glued to television screens this Sunday, Feb. 7 for Super Bowl 50 (or Super Bowl L, for you Roman numeral traditionalists). The game will pit the underdog Denver Broncos against the favored Carolina Panthers. While the sportsbooks in Vegas are going crazy, here on Maui we’re more concerned with who has the best Super Bowl party. If you’re looking for a big screen and a bar, here’s a round-up of Super Bowl 50 fun (Kick-off is at 1:25pm Hawaii time).
Maui Arts and Cultural Center – Come over to the deluxe digs on Cameron Way and watch the Big Game on a really BIG screen. Enjoy live entertainment from Willie K prior to kickoff and after the final whistle. You can also watch the game in the Castle Theater or outside in the Yokouchi Pavilion. Beverages will be available for purchase before and during the game and food trucks will be selling ‘ono grindz and snacks. Free admission. (1 Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon – Catch the game on Charley’s huge screens. Don’t miss their killer Bloody Mary Bar and stock up on a good breakfast. 10:30am. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085; Charleysmaui.com
Stewz Maui Burgers – Superb burgers and the Super Bowl are a match made in heaven. Join Stewz to watch the game with burger and beer specials all day. 12pm. (1819 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-879-0497.
Playmakers Sports Bar – Watch the game on a 80″ TV while surrounding yourself with cool patrons and a righteous bartender. Play free pool while enjoying ono pupus, including great sushi from Fresh off the Boat. 12pm. (928 L. Main St, Wailuku); 808-244-4804; Facebook.com/Playmakers-Sports-Bar
Dog and Duck Irish Pub – Enjoy football with your buddies at Dog and Duck. 1:30pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-875-9669; Theworldfamousdogandduck.com
Haui’s Life is A Beach – Come down to Life’s A Beach watch the Big Game with your buddies. 1:30pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-891-8010; Mauibars.com
Hard Rock Cafe – Watch the Big Game on Maui’s largest big-screen TV. There will also be food, beverage and retail specials. 1:30pm. (900 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-7400; Hardrock.com
Pailolo Bar and Grill – Enjoy food and cocktail specials while you watch game. 1:30pm. (6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka`anapali); 808-667-3200; Westinkaanapali.com/dining/pailolo
Three’s Bar and Grill – Think you’ll be hungry after the game? Well, Three’s will be offering 25 percent off dinner after the Super Bowl. Join them for drinks, sushi, steak, noodles, oysters and more. 5pm. (1945 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-879-3133; Threesbarandgrill.com
We’re also betting that there will be some great Super Bowl action at Sportspage in Makawao, Lahaina Sportsbar, Spanky’s, Diamond’s Ice Bar in Kihei and Ale House Kahului, too.