After a long 4 year wait, that exciting time has finally arrived. The World Cup hosted in Brazil officially commenced today. This massive event brings billions of viewers worldwide to root on their prospective football/ soccer teams and countries.
Here in Calgary we can expect to see the streets flooded with the jerseys representing the 32 nations at the World Cup. Events like this are great for bringing out large groups of people to support our local Calgary businesses, especially pubs because what’s better than having a beer and cheering for your favourite team!
We put together a list of Calgary bars and pubs that we recommend checking out for the World Cup festivities to grab a bite, a beverage and to join your fellow countrymen and women in cheering on your team on their road to glory!
St. James Corner
1219 1 St SW
St. James Corner will be playing all of the World Cup soccer games live with sound. The bar will be open for games starting at 10 am and will be serving a breakfast special until 11 am. For more information please call (403) 262-1157 or email email@example.com or visit St James Corner.
Ship & Anchor
534 17 Ave SW
Ship & Anchor is known as having a great soccer culture in Calgary as they play many live games throughout the year. This will make it a great place to check out a game or two throughout the World Cup as you will be sure to find many die-hard and passionate fans. Ship & Anchor will be playing all the games live with sound and feature many screens throughout the bar, not too mention a massive patio tv! For more information please call 403-245-3333 or visit Ship & Anchor
Jamesons 17th Avenue Uptown
1230 17 Ave SW
Jamesons Irish Pub on 17th Ave will be playing all of the games in full sound throughout the Fifa World Cup as well. If you decide to watch a world cup game at Jamesons you will be entered to win an official FIFA Jersey or Scarf. Jamesons will be offering breakfast every day and will be serving authentic FIFA World Cup Brazil bottles of Heinken, Carlsberg and Budweiser. For more information call (403) 984. 9445 or visit Jamesons 17th Avenue Uptown.
National on 17th
550 17th ave SW
National On 17th will be playing many of the games live with sound and they are well stocked with TVs. Take a look at National On 17th for their listings of FIFA World Cup games that they will be showing.
We hope you enjoy the World Cup and we can’t wait to see our Calgary streets flooded with fans!