Teams from Washington and Colorado — the two U.S. states that have legalized recreational marijuana — are playing the big game this evening. While you can't toke up for the fun, you can check out the following establishments throwing celebrations that offer optimal viewing and cheering.
Capitol Beer House Tailgate Party Watch the game on a big-screen projection TV or one of the restaurant’s 40 HDTVs while enjoying a pizza and wings buffet, free pool and $1 off drafts. First beer free. Sun., Feb. 2, 6 p.m. 422 Cleveland St., Clearwater. capitolbeerhouse.com.
Eddie’s Bar and Grill Watch the game Sunday at a special party set up for the game, beginning at noon. Live tunes from Todd Rockfield and Cory Hunter, prize drawings, 50 TVs (two big screens). 1283 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. 727-734-2300.
Hogan’s BeachBig Game See the Seahawks vs. Broncos on a 20-by-20-foot screen with an extensive game grub buffet for $19.95, drink specials and raffles throughout the evening. 7700 Courtney Campbell, Tampa. Sun., Feb. 2. 6 p.m. facebook.com/hogansbeachtampa.
Mako’s on the Rocks Super Bowl Pot Luck and BBQ Bring a dish to share and enjoy free barbecue while it lasts. Party starts at 3 p.m. No cover. 14450 Walsingham Road, Largo. 727-595-MAKO (6256).
Salty’s Doggie Daiquiri Super Bowl Fundraiser Canine Jell-O shots are on tap at Salty’s in Gulfport during Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2 from 5 p.m. until sold out. All-natural frozen treats for the pups will be available in two sizes small for $2 or large $4. Jello-O shot treats for humans will be available for $2, in two colors, representing both teams playing in the big game. All proceeds will go directly to Gulfport’s Get Rescued, the animal rescue festival and fundraiser, which is gearing up for its 10th annual event to take place on Sat, Feb. 22. Salty’s is located at 5413 Shore Blvd. S, Gulfport. facebook.com/Saltysgulfport.