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Get in the Game in SouthPark

Discover where to watch the game, pregame, and get gear in SouthPark

Whether you’re a hardcore football fanatic or a casual fan, here’s your guide to get in the game in SouthPark. From top spots to pregame and watch the game to where to stock up on gear, there’s plenty of ways to cheer on your favorite team in SouthPark.


Where to Pre Game

Bar Marcel

Snack on European-inspired small plates, wine, and cocktails in the dining room, bar, or patio at Bar Marcel at Morrison Place in SouthPark. There is also a separate bar bites menu available if you sit at the bar or high-top tables near the bar.

BAR ONE Lounge

High quality and exclusive yet casual and approachable is the vibe at BAR ONE Lounge. Pop in for a classic cocktail and a pizza from the connected 800 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza before the game.

Bulla Gastrobar

Bulla Gastrobar’s shareable Spanish tapas and creative cocktails are the perfect way to prep for game day with friends. 


Elevate your spirit before the game at Cordial on the rooftop of AC Hotel by Marriott Charlotte SouthPark. The bar features Spanish-inspired small plates, creative cocktails, and local draft beer.

Dilworth Tasting Room SouthPark

Known for its wine and cocktail selection and earthy ambience, DTR SouthPark is a go-to spot for pregame drinks and light bites.

Fine & Fettle

A gastrolounge located inside the Canopy by Hilton SouthPark Hotel, Fine & Fettle offers a modern American culinary experience with a focus on locally and sustainably sourced ingredients for dishes and cocktails.


Where to Watch the Game 

Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse

Head to Piedmont Town Center in SouthPark to catch the game on one of the 40 TVs at Duckworth’s. Duckworth’s is a locally owned and operated sports bar and restaurant serving elevated bar food that’s perfect for game day like wings, pizza/flatbreads, cheesesteaks, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more. Known for its craft beer selection, the SouthPark location carries more than 75 beers on tap.

Legion Brewing 

Grab your friends, a Juicy Jay IPA, and a spot in the taproom to watch the game at Legion Brewing, located on the ground floor of Capitol Towers in SouthPark. The local brewery’s second location, Legion Brewing features high ceilings and a beer-hall style layout with the circular bar as a focal point. The taproom has four TVs showing the games, and the full kitchen menu and craft beer selections are perfect for game day. The handmade beer pretzel is a must.

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

A casual neighborhood watering hole located at Sharon Square, Rusty Bucket is one of SouthPark’s go-to spots for watching sports. Described as “tavern food with attitude,” the menu features a variety of game day classics like wings, pizza, burgers, and sandwiches as well as full entrees like tacos, salmon, and fish & chips. A curated selection of craft beers, cocktails, and wine pair perfectly with the menu flavors to round out the game day experience. 

The Suffolk Punch 

Located in SouthPark Mall next to the West Plaza play area and Dick’s, The Suffolk Punch is a brewery, taphouse, kitchen, and coffee bar with 16 TVs throughout its expansive beer hall dining area. The kitchen focuses on made-from-scratch, locally sourced dishes like wings, nachos, flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, and more with a wide selection of in-house brews. If the game falls between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on weekends, you can also order off the brunch menu. 

More Places to Watch

If you’re looking for a low-key spot to have a meal while still catching the game on one of the TVs at the bar or in the dining room, head to one of these SouthPark spots:

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar | Harper’s at SouthPark | Paco’s Tacos & Tequila | Rhino Market & Deli | Southern Pecan | Village Tavern

Where to Get Catering

Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse

If you'd rather watch at home, Duckworth's still has options for you. Chose from a selection of wings, pizzas, and famous cheesesteaks to take home with you.

The Cowfish

Switch it up this year and serve sushi, another fan favorite finger food, at your watch party. 

Field Pea Catering

Field Pea is the catering branch of the Noble Food & Pursuits restaurant group offering elevated American classics, from  all day finger foods to French desserts and more. 

Greco Fresh Grille

You must serve food on a stick during a football game, it's basically a law. Greco Fresh Grille fulfills that need with authentic Greek kabobs and gyros and crispy fries, hummus dips, and more.

Jersey Mikes

No one can say no to a Jersey Mikes sub, which is why they make the perfect game day food. Order a platter to serve a crowd.

Paco's Tacos & Tequila

Nachos are a game day staple for a reason. Order layers of cheesy goodness, plus tacos, bowls, and more from Paco's Tacos.

Reid's Fine Foods

From charcuterie boards to sliders, Reid's has it all. The Charlotte staple makes it easy to impress your guests with tasty, high quality options.

Yafo Kitchen

Make your own bowls, wraps, and more with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern options like chicken shawarma, falafel, and Israeli hot chicken from Yafo.

Girl Tribe Co.

Where to Get Gear


Born in the Charlotte region, Belk is a Southern-inspired national department store carrying “fashion for today,” including a limited selection of clothing and accessories for local and regional sports teams available in-store and online.


This national sporting goods retailer at SouthPark Mall always has a wide selection of clothing and gear that supports local and regional teams.

Girl Tribe Co.

This girl-powered local boutique is known for its creative and retro graphic tees, clothing, and accessories, including special collections that support local and regional sports teams.

Jesse Brown’s Outdoors

Jesse Brown’s Outdoors is a local outdoor adventure speciality store carrying top brands for everything outdoors. While the store doesn’t carry team gear, it does carry tailgating essentials like coolers and chairs.


While Nordstrom is a national department store, the SouthPark Mall location carries a wide variety of local team gear like the Carolina Panthers. Search in-store or online for game day clothing and accessories. 

Pet Supplies Plus

Stop by this locally owned pet store to get your pup game day gear like a bandana, shirt, jersey, or collar so they can join you in cheering on your favorite team.


This Southern-based shop specializes in personalized gifts and products for every occasion, including game day! The locally operated SouthPark store carries a variety of items and tailgating essentials for regional college teams like Clemson, NC State, and East Carolina as well as other products that can be customized for your favorite team.

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