No matter your favorite teams or games, you won’t miss a second of the action at some of Orlando’s best places to watch sports.
Updated Feb. 9, 2021
It’s always “game on” in Orlando — and not just because we’re home to the NBA’s Orlando Magic, MLS’ Orlando City Soccer Club, NWSL’s Orlando Pride, ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears, the United States Tennis Association National Campus, high-profile golf tournaments and NCAA bowl games, and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World® Resort. (But they certainly help bolster our reputation!)
We’re also a sports fanatic’s paradise thanks to championship venues that broadcast every sport imaginable, making it easy to find one-of-a-kind places to catch all your favorite games. What's more, these venues are prioritizing your safety with enhanced health and sanitization measures designed to protect you. From the theme parks to downtown, and offering plenty of extras, here are 10 of our favorite places to watch televised sports in Orlando!
Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified or closed. Learn more about healthy travel and what’s open in Orlando, and check with your favorite attractions for their current status.
Best Places to Watch Sports in Orlando’s Tourism District
NBC Sports Grill & Brew at Universal CityWalk
Get immersed in sports coverage with nearly 100 high-definition TVs at this unique setting, which is one of the winning entertainment and dining options at Universal CityWalk at Universal Orlando Resort. In addition to more than 100 bottled and draft beers, ciders and more, as well as a full bar, NBC Sports Grill & Brew has some tasty surprises on the menu, including a mix of classics like burgers and ribs as well as globally influenced creations such as Asian Grilled Shrimp Salad.
Learn more: Universal CityWalk
Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Disney Springs® West Side
Located at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, Splitsville Luxury Lanes is one of the coolest places to bowl in Orlando — and it’s also one of the top places to watch sports. They have more than 70 flat-screen TVs throughout the premises, which also include four bars, 30 bowling lanes, three billiards tables, and gourmet takes on “alley-style” food and drink. Not to mention quick access to everything else Disney Springs has to offer!
Learn more: Disney Springs
The Pub Orlando
When your favorite team scores, toast them with a festive “cheers!” at The Pub Orlando, a British-inspired venue that’s part of the dining, shopping and entertainment offerings at Pointe Orlando on International Drive (aka I-Drive). Their menu incorporates traditional pub fare with an extensive beverage selection, including draft, cask-conditioned and handcrafted brews from Europe and the U.S.
Learn more: Pointe Orlando
Kings Dining & Entertainment
Head to International Drive for this 30,000-square-foot entertainment center, which pairs a full-service, chef-driven restaurant and two premium bars with bowling, billiards, ping pong, bocce ball, foosball and shuffleboard, plus more than 60 giant HDTVs and HD projector screens. Kings Dining & Entertainment also boasts next-generation sound and lighting to create an experience that’s the next best thing to watching sports live.
Learn more: International Drive
Main Event Entertainment Orlando
Thanks to 61 big-screen TVs, you’ll be immersed in the on-screen action while enjoying innovative American fare and handcrafted cocktails at Main Event Entertainment Orlando, located at Pointe Orlando on I-Drive. But, be warned: The venue’s other fun activities might distract you from watching sports, including their signature bowling, a high-ropes adventure course, billiards, and a free-roam, virtual-reality game called V Play.
Learn more: Virtual Reality in Orlando
Not only does Topgolf Orlando feature HDTVs in their full-service restaurant and bars, but all of their driving bays — 102 total — are also equipped with televisions. That way, you won’t miss a second of the game while enjoying the venue’s addictive golf-game concept, which blends traditional golf with a scoring system that’s reminiscent of darts. Topgolf is adjacent to the Orange County Convention Center, just off International Drive.
Rock & Brews
Less than 10 minutes from Orlando International Airport, and a great choice for rock-n-rollers, this unique restaurant usually displays music videos and concert footage on its flat-screen TVs, but they also broadcast a wide range of sports. Besides a menu packed with American classics, Rock & Brews offers live music on weekend nights, indoor and outdoor dining, and dog-friendly patio areas with fire pits, couches and games. Giant Jenga, anyone?
Best Places to Watch Sports in Downtown Orlando
Wall St. Plaza
Found in the heart of downtown Orlando, Wall St. Plaza features a central, open-air courtyard that connects to seven themed bars, including The Hen House, Hooch, Monkey Bar, Shine, Sideshow, Waitiki and Wall St. Cantina. For sports, we recommend the latter, where you can watch the game while enjoying some of the best Mexican fare in Orlando. Afterward, celebrate your team’s win (or drown your sorrows) by partying at the complex’s other venues.
Learn more: Downtown Orlando
Lion’s Pride Soccer Pub & Grill
Right down the street from Exploria Stadium, which is home to Orlando City Soccer Club and the Orlando Pride, this self-described “soccer fan den” promises big-screen action for every game. Featuring club-level seating and a wealth of soccer memorabilia, they also serve exceptional food and drinks.
Elixir Kitchen & Drinks
Whether you prefer your football to be European or American, you’ll feel at home at this hidden gem near Lake Eola Park. In addition to having the NFL Ticket for broadcast rights, they’re an unofficial, pre-game meetup spot for Orlando City matches, and the official home of the Central Florida Gator Club parties for fans of the University of Florida.
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