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2016 Super Bowl 50

The 2016 Super Bowl 50 will be played February 7, 2016 at Levi's Stadium

The 2016 Super Bowl 50 is scheduled for February 7, with the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers going head to head. The game will be played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California — about eight miles from San Jose. The halftime show will be rocking with performances by headliners Coldplay and Beyonce who will no doubt excite the crowd of thousands. Scroll down to discover Santa Clara area events leading up to Super Bowl 50 as well as GAYOT's picks for the best places to celebrate the give event as well as watch the game around the country.


January 31
Hawaii's Aloha Stadium

2016 Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl will feature all star players from the NFC and AFC

Held a week before Super Bowl 50 at Hawaii's Aloha Stadium, the 2016 Pro Bowl will showcase some of the NFL’s finest athletes not playing in the annual championship. Watch the fantasy stats surge as foes become friends and team loyalty takes a day off.

Find your favorite players on the Pro Bowl official website

January 30 - February 7

NFL Experience Driven by Hyundai

The 2016 NFL Experience Driven by Hyundai is a great event for the family as there is something for both casual and diehard fans

The 23rd annual NFL Experience Driven by Hyundai is a great event for the family with something for both casual and diehard fans alike. The interactive football theme park offers participatory games, youth football clinics and free autograph sessions from current and former NFL players. It's the perfect way to get hyped for the big game.

Get all the hard-hitting information about the NFL Experience at the official website


The Hilton Santa Clara in California is steps away from Levi's Staduim

Where to Stay During Super Bowl 50

We've got your stay covered with GAYOT's selection of hotels to book for your trip to the Super Bowl. Enjoy comfortable guest rooms, great amenities and convenient locations.

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The dining room at Manresa in Los Gatos, California

Where to Eat

If all the Super Bowl hype has built up an appetite, check out GAYOT's database of restaurants in the San Jose area. Whether you crave prime rib or fine French cuisine, you'll find a place to satisfy your hunger.

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Bobby V's Restaurant & Sports Bar in Windsor Locks, Connecticut is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Sports Bars in the U.S.

Best Bars to Watch the Big Game

Pick your team and get ready to chow down on burgers and buffalo wings at one of these top 10 sports bars across the country. One of them features a celebrity chef's take on a gourmet Las Vegas sportsbook, while another has television screens in the bathrooms so you won't miss a moment of the action.

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Find more details at the 2016 Super Bowl official website


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