Super Bowl 2023: Guide to the biggest parties and events

The National Football League’s final playoff game is heading to the desert.

Super Bowl LVII is set to take place on Feb. 12, 2023, with the Philadelphia Eagles facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs – and a sure-to-be epic halftime show headlined by Rihanna – at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Along with the championship game comes a week filled with star-studded parties, concerts and tailgates taking place across the Valley. Here’s a guide to the hottest events happening prior to game day.

Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest

Thursday, Feb. 9 – Saturday, Feb. 11

The annual Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest is back for three nights of entertainment. Kicking off Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Footprint Center in Downtown Phoenix, Paramore will take the stage with special guest Bleachers.

Dave Matthews Band and DJ Pee .Wee (Anderson .Paak) will be performing Friday, while Saturday’s lineup features Imagine Dragons and Kane Brown. For tickets, visit superbowlmusicfest.com.

Super Bowl Experience presented by Lowe’s

Thursday, Feb. 9 – Sunday, Feb. 12

This four-day event at Hance Park is free to the public and features family-friendly games, a football-themed obstacle course, an up-close look at the Vince Lombardi Trophy, live music, local cuisine and more.

Jimmy Eat World has been tapped to perform on Thursday, while Lee Brice will take the stage on Friday. For more info and hours of operation visit azsuperbowl.com/hancepark/.

Shaq’s Fun House presented by Netspend

Friday, Feb. 10

Shaquille O’Neal is bringing his annual Fun House party to Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. This year’s event – which is part carnival and part music festival – will feature performances by Snoop Dogg, Diplo and, of course, DJ Diesel. Tickets are available at shaqsfunhouse.com.

Rolling Stone Live

Friday, Feb. 10

Rolling Stone and Talent Resources Sports have teamed up for the music mag’s annual Super Bowl bash. Although performers have yet to officially be announced (stay tuned here!), the party is set for 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Clayton House in Scottsdale.

Last year’s event featured stage appearances by The Kid LAROI, Tinashe, Lil Jon and iann Dior. Tickets are available at rollingstonelive.com

h.wood Homecoming presented by Cash App & Visa

Friday, Feb. 10

Drake will be providing the entertainment all night long for The h.wood Group’s annual Homecoming bash, along with musical guests Zack Bia and Night Owl Sound.

The exclusive, invite-only event will feature a star-studded guest list at the luxury private jet complex Scottsdale Hangar One. Celebs expected to attend have yet to be revealed, though previous attendees have included Leonardo DiCaprio, Larsa Pippen, Eli Manning, Justin Bieber, Chrishell Stause and more.

Gronk Beach presented by The Beast Unleashed

Saturday, Feb. 11

21 Savage, Diplo and Lil Jon are set to headline this splashy daytime pool party hosted by former NFL star Rob Gronkowski.

DJ Irie, Bijou and Sommer Ray will also perform at the event, which will take place at Scottsdale’s Talking Stick Resort. For more information go to Gronkbeach.com.

Fanatics Super Bowl Party

Saturday, Feb. 11

Michael Rubin’s annual star-studded Fanatics Super Bowl Party is back again on Saturday, Feb. 11. The location of the event has remained hush-hush, but we hear Travis Scott, J Balvin, Lil Baby and The Chainsmokers will headline.

Previous performers have included Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat.

SI The Party presented by Captain Morgan

Saturday, Feb. 11

The annual Tao x Maxim Big Game Party consistently attracts an impressive list of celebrities, athletes and performers on the eve of the big game – and this year is no exception.

Page Six has learned that Offset will performing at the fête, along with Zedd, Loud Luxury and Plastic Funk. The party will take place at the new Southwest Jet Center in the heart of Scottsdale.

Guy’s Flavortown Tailgate presented by Cash App

Sunday, Feb. 12

What’s a tailgate party without good grub? We hear Guy Fieri will be breaking the record “for the largest tailgating event on Super Bowl Sunday” this year by inviting 10,000 football fans to a bash that’s a short three-minute walk to the stadium.

The tailgate is free and open to the public and will also feature performances by Diplo and LOCASH. Visit guysflavortowntailgate.com for tickets.

The Player’s Tailgate with Bobby Flay

Sunday, Feb. 12

Accurately described as a “food lover’s dream and mini food festival,” the Player’s Tailgate hosted by Bobby Flay will feature appearances by top ranked chefs, celebrities, pro athletes and more.

The benefit event for Operation BBQ Relief will take place at the Tanger Outlet property, which borders the stadium. For tickets, visit bullseyeeventgroup.com.

Super Bowl LVII kicks off Sunday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.

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