Score with World Cup PromotionsJune 17, 2014 By: Mary-Kate Dunphy
The FIFA World Cup is the single largest sporting event in the world and it is happening right now! Although soccer is not the most popular sport in the United States, everyone seems to get emotionally invested in this tournament. Therefore, be sure to broadcast the games at your bar. We have gathered a list of World Cup promotions that are happening right now across the country. The listed promos are working for these bars so think about doing a diving header right into some World Cup promos for a goal behind the bar.
The Globe Pub – Chicago, IL
Nightclub & Bar’s 2014 Sports Bar of the Year, The Globe Pub, in Chicago will naturally be holding viewing parties for all of the World Cup games. Deemed the #1 soccer bar in the nation by numerous media outlets, The Globe Pub will be the center of much revelry during this tournament. Whether it be 5PM or 5AM, the bar will be open no matter the time of day during the games so guests don't miss any of the action. All fans are welcome to join in the celebration of the beautiful game at The Globe Pub.
Waxy O’Connor’s – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Waxy O’Connors will be hosting regular happy hours during the World Cup games. There will also be drink specials offered such as $5 draft beers and will feature plates representing different countries playing on certain days. Waxy's encourages sports fans to dress in their favorite team's colors to heighten the enthusiasm!
Fado Irish Pub – Denver, CO
Fado has run World Cup promotions since 1998. Fado will have a $1 million national bracket challenge along with other drink specials and local prizes during the tournament. While Fado and fans cheer for the United States, all fans are welcome into Fado’s Irish Pub so come with your game face on!
Arcadia Tavern – Phoenix, AZ
Arcadia Tavern will open at 8AM on early game days and will be serving breakfast burritos for $8. During the World Cup games, Arcadia will also be offering drink specials such as $6 shots, margaritas and Brazilian Caprinhas, since the World Cup is taking place in Brazil.
Sláinte Irish Pub - Baltimore, MD
This soccer loving bar will be serving $3 Heineken, Heineken Light, Amstel Light, Newcastle Brown Ale and Strongbow Sliders. They will also have exciting, World Cup related giveaways. A beer special is a quick and easy promo to get people through the doors during the World Cup.
The Richmond Arms Pub – Houston, TX
This British bar in Houston anxiously awaits the World Cup every four years; they even have an entire section of their website dedicated to the tournament so that customers can follow along game to game. Every game that guests spend at Richmond Arms will enter them in a drawing to win prizes such as signed jerseys, soccer balls, etc.
Bellmont Restaurant – Coral Gables, FL
During every live game at Bellmont Restaurant, guests can enjoy 50% off wine, beer and homemade sangria. Customers that come in wearing the jersey of either team playing, will receive a free glass of beer or sangria. There will be other specials during the games such as $10 Spanish bocatas and Estrella Damm beer buckets for $25.
The Depot – Tuscon, AZ
This sports bar will be open for all US games and with a whopping 24 TVs it is the perfect place to catch the World Cup action. During US games, The Depot will offer fans 54-ounce pitchers of Bud for $6.50. If guests are not keen on meeting the time zone demands of the World Cup games, The Depot will be recording many of the other games to rebroadcast them later in the day.
Municipal Bar & Dining Company – Chicago, IL
At Municipal Bar & Dining Company in Chicago, the World Cup specials include “Build Your Own World Cup Bucket” where guests can choose from a variety of international bottled beers and create their own assortment. “Drink Your Way Around the World” is an ongoing promotion where each time a customer chooses Municipal to watch a World Cup game, they get their passport stamped, when a certain number of stamps is reached, the customer will receive a prize to enjoy during the World Cup finals.