After a lengthy tournament full of blood, sweat, tears, and fake dives, the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 is upon us.
France and Croatia will battle it out as the world watches on Sunday, July 15 at 8 am PT, and you’re definitely going to want to pull yourself out of bed for this historic game.
While there are several fantastic places to watch the game in Vancouver, we have made a shortlist of the places where the atmosphere is sure to be outrageous.
Here are the best places to watch the World Cup final in Vancouver this Sunday.
Despite what the name might imply, The American is the place to be if you’re a fan of Team France. Dubbed “France House,” this is definitely the place you want to be for the game on Sunday. They have seven TVs and one projector screen, and the sound will be on for the game on the big projector.
Address: 926 Main Street, Vancouver
With five TVs, a nine-foot screen and a projector in the back, this place screens all sorts of sporting events all year round. And this summer, they will be screening all the World Cup games. They will have $9.95 breakfast specials for the morning games, along with their regular specials for drinks and food.
Address: 136 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
The Croatian Cultural Centre will have an open house day on Saturday, June 16, as the Croatia men’s national team kicks off at noon against Nigeria. Doors will open at 10 am, while fans get revved up for the game with live music. They have nine jumbo projection screen, and you can also enjoy some specialty beers imported from Croatia.
Address: 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
The Pint is a regular spot for fans to watch the Whitecaps games, and this summer, they will screen the World Cup games as well. They will be open for all Germany, Brazil and Mexico games, and the sound will definitely be on. Enjoy some $4 mugs and $4 shots during all games.
Address: 455 Abbott Street, Vancouver
This traditional Irish pub has more than 30 screens covering all the games, and did I mention pub sports and a dance floor? Their kitchen offers pub classics with an Irish twist, and you must try their signature fish and chips. They recently opened a rooftop patio with TVs on the wall as well.
Address: 900 Granville Street, Vancouver
With files from Christy Wang.