Welcome to Phoenix, Ohio State and Clemson fans! If you're looking for a spot to cheer on your team, here's where alumni associations are hosting watch parties, and where you can be with your fellow fans to watch the Fiesta Bowl.
Clemson Tigers: Half Moon Windy City Grill
Though this is a Chicago themed sports bar, the central Phoenix spot is self-proclaimed Alabama bar as well, thanks to the frequent patronage of its Clemson fans.
Clemson Tigers: K O'Donnell's
This Scottsdale bar is the official watch party home for the local Clemson alumni group, the Arizona Clemson Club, who bring the local Tigers.
Clemson Tigers: W Scottsdale Hotel
The official Legends of Clemson pre-game party will be happening here on Dec. 27. The downtown Scottsdale hangout will feature music, cocktails, and Clemson alumni legends.
Clemson Tigers: Salt Tacos y Tequila
The Arizona Clemson Club will be celebrating at this Westgate spot, which offers a wide array of Mexican bites and cocktails, on Saturday. Even if you can't make it on that day, Salt will be designated Clemson territory for the week.
Ohio State: Bottled Blonde
The Ohio State Alumni Club of Phoenix hosts their watch parties each season in three spots, with the largest being in Old Town Scottsdale's Bottled Blonde. Enjoy the Fiesta Bowl on 42 screens, two 25-foot projection screens and block parties, with the occasional visit from a former player and a Buckeye fan apparel gift shop.
Ohio State: HB Hanratty's
This central Phoenix sports bar has been a Buckeye watch location since 1978. During time outs and halftime, the bar's DJ plays all the band sounds.
Ohio State: Good Time Charli's
Root on the Bucks at this Chandler neighborhood pub with the family, while you enjoy some classic pub eats.
Ohio State: McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon
You can be right next to the stadium if you hang out here. This spot, located in Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District, will have a tailgate party hosted by the Young Bucks of Phoenix, complete with raffles live music, games and drink specials.