Super Bowl 50 is almost upon us, and we all know it isn’t only about Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos facing off against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, February, 7— it’s also when Hollywood’s elite stars mingle and party the night away. As celebrity sports fans prepare to descend on Santa Clara, California, for the big game at Levi’s Stadium, Us Weekly has the inside scoop on where all the stars will be dining out and cutting loose!
The weekend begins early on Wednesday, February 3, with the Glazer Palooza and Suits and Sneakers, where NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk will start the weekend buzz as master of ceremonies. On Thursday, February 4, celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Charlie Palmer will host the Second Annual Culinary Kickoff. Last year Michelle Branch dazzled guests with a performance, and this year’s surprise guest is sure to do the same! For those looking to party into the night on Thursday, Temple Nightclub kicks off its Super Bowl specials with an appearance by Fabolous.
The action really heats up on Friday, February 5, with celebrities choosing from among a bevy of amazing parties. Pepsi kicks off the evening with a preview of Kola House – a new experimental lounge and event space which will launch its flagship in NYC’s Meatpacking district in the spring. While guests preview the space, they’ll also listen to music by Swizz Beatz and sip speciality drinks designed by resident cocktail creator Alex Ott. Playboy will celebrate its newly redesigned magazine and unveil the first non-nude version while celebs dance to Alesso’s deejaying, sip cocktails by Effen Vodka and nosh on grub from the city’s most notable food trucks, including El Sur and Pacific Puffs. ESPN the Party is throwing its 12th annual Super Bowl event with a performance by Nick Jonas and music by D-Nice. While listening to the former Jonas Brother belt out “Jealous,” guests will enjoy Ketel One Vodka cocktails, Bud Light, hot chocolate and doughnuts from Dunkin’ Donuts, screen-printed exclusive, limited edition ESPN The Party tees from the party’s exclusive fashion sponsor, Express, and will check out Mercedes-Benz’s new rides.
Leather & Laces is back, kicking off its two-night extravaganza. The party, at the Super Bowl for the 13th year in a row, will be hosted by Alessandra Ambrosio, Jeremy Piven, Emily Ratajkowski and Emmanuelle Chriqui. Past attendees have included Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber. Finally, Zac Brown Band will perform at Bleacher Ball while celebrities sample food curated by celebrity chef (and game-day cuisine expert) Daina Falk.
Celebs will need a good night’s sleep on Friday, because Saturday will be just as jam-packed.
During the day is the 29th Annual Leigh Steinberg Super Bowl Party at City View at METREON, where stars such as George Clooney, Serena Williams and Kevin Costner have partied in the past. The Big Game Big Give fundraiser, cohosted by football legend Joe Montana and emceed by Jay Leno, will kick off the evening. Celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore and Mark Wahlberg, among others, have previously enjoyed the shindig.
During the evening, MAXIM x Bootsy Bellows will throw a party featuring A$AP Rocky and a special performance by Lil Wayne. The Karma International–produced event will also include DJ sets by William Lifestyle, Devin Lucien and Balthazar Getty. Rolling Stone + Talent Resources Sports are returning for its annual party, this year with Avicii, Elle King and Travis Scott all rocking the event. Plus, New Era will also throw a concert featuring Future, Diplo and Mia Moretti. If your music tastes still aren’t piqued, the Sixth Annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night party will feature Red Hot Chili Peppers and will be cohosted by Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban’s AXS TV. Leather & Laces will also continue on Saturday night, as well as another special appearance at Temple Nightclub with Afrojack.
It’ll be a packed weekend of events at Super Bowl 50, all leading up to the big game on CBS Sunday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m. EST.