6 Hot Spots To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup In Miami

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This summer’s greatest anticipated worldwide sporting event is less than a week away from kicking off, as the 2018 FIFA World Cup brings together the greatest soccer players in the world for an all-star competition in Moscow, Russia. The world will tune in as the top countries engage in fútbol matches throughout the month of June into July. While we can’t all physically see there to experience the action go down, we can certainly partake in watch parties to feel the momentum of the excitement and enjoy premium viewing opportunities. Here are our top picks of the six best spots to watch all the action of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Miami: 


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This World Cup, W South Beach is taking the games to the sands of South Beach with weekly beach soccer boot camp fueled by Soccer Shape on Thursday and Sunday mornings. The soccer series kicks off June 14th and costs $32/person. In addition, the hotel will be live streaming the matches daily throughout the hotel, with morning games at The Dutch, where guests can enjoy a specialty $24 breakfast and mocktails. In the afternoons, attendees can catch the games at the swanky Living Room Bar, which will debut a series of themed cocktails in honor of the occasion.


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At the ultra-luxurious St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, locals and guests can attend special viewing parties at the hotel’s signature BH Burger Bar complete with gourmet game food including inventive burgers, beer specials, a special soccer-inspired menu, foosball tables and raffles. Viewing parties will be held for top matches including Argentina vs. Iceland, Brazil vs, Switzerland, Germany vs. Mexico, France vs. Peru and Colombia vs. Japan.


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Fontainebleau Miami Beach invites guests and locals alike to cheer on their favorite teams during the 2018 World Cup for an interactive viewing experience starting June 14th. With themed activations taking place around the resort, guests who are not traveling to Russia to attend this year’s tournament can partake in Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s viewing parties in the comfort of their own private cabana.

Viewing Parties

Hosting oceanfront-viewing parties via the giant outdoor screen with themed entertainment for each match, Fontainebleau Miami Beach offers an exciting way to root for teams participating in the 2018 World Cup. Guests who book a private cabana at Arkadia pool will have a front row seat to a 14’x24’ screen, offering a fun and private experience at the resort’s 21-and-over pool.

Themed cocktails from participating country teams will also be served to guests who book a cabana at Arkadia. Specialty cocktails include:

  • Spain: Rosé Sangria made with AIX Rosé
  • Argentina: Clericot made with Grey Goose
  • Brazil: Caipirinha made with Leblon
  • Mexico: Margarita made with Tequila Revolución
  • England: Cucumber Gin made with Hendrick’s Gin

Heineken Cabana

For a true game-day style viewing party, the best way to cheer on your favorite team is experiencing the ultimate Heineken Cabana.

  • One (1) Cabana at Arkadia Pool
  • One (1) Bottle of the Home Team Spirit
  • Two (2) Six Pack of Red Bull – Mixed Flavors
  • Two (2) Buckets of Heineken Beer
  • Two (2) Pizza & Burger Platters
  • Various Heineken Games & Foosball Table


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Watch in style at Doheny Room at Delano, kicking off on Friday, June 15th and running through early July. The refined lounge will showcase highlighted games on a large projection screen and offer complimentary admission to hotel guests and the general public. To guarantee prime seating on the sidelines, table reservations will be available with food and beverage minimums. Guests will score globally inspired game-day bar bites from LEYNIA with cocktail and beer specials to savor. For table inquiries and full game viewing lineup, please call 786.479.8128 or email DelanoNightlifeInfo@sbe.com.  


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This year, enjoy The World Cup and Father’s Day with your entire family at Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach’s ultimate Father’s Day FIFA Brunch. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., celebrate your Father’s special Sunday and Game Day with an upscale three-course brunch featuring the seafood hot spot’s signature delicacies including their Whole Chili Lobster Toast, Steak & Egg Bêarnaise and more while rooting for your favorite teams for $49/person. Some of the highly anticipated first matches including Germany vs. Mexico and Brazil vs. Switzerland will be aired on wide screens on the restaurant’s outdoor patio and indoor private dining space, which will be converted into the ultimate lounge where guests can opt order game day bites, handcrafted cocktails and more. 


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Catch the World Cup with an oceanfront view at ETARU Hallandale’s Beach Bar. For the early risers looking for somewhere to catch the morning games, ETARU will offer a complimentary drink with the purchase of any breakfast dish. Dishes include the Avocado Toast with wasabi and Tokyo Beni with poached eggs, smoked salmon and yuzu hollandaise on a shiso waffle. In the afternoon, ETARU’s beloved ETARU Burger will be offered for $18 with a complimentary Sapporo Light. The a la carte menu will also be available with a wide selection of the spot’s fresh sushi, salads and Robata dishes. A variety of refreshing cocktails and beers are available at the bar to keep the party going beyond your meal. For more information, go to www.etarurestaurant.us