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Super Bowl party round up: Drake, JJ Watt, Rick Ross, Allen Iverson a part of Valley events

Posted 1/25/23

From musical performances to private parties and fundraisers, several star-studded events are scheduled to take place around the Valley come Super Bowl weekend.

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Super Bowl Week

Super Bowl party round up: Drake, JJ Watt, Rick Ross, Allen Iverson a part of Valley events


From musical performances to private parties and fundraisers, several star-studded events are scheduled to take place around the Valley come Super Bowl weekend.

Super Bowl LVII will take place in Glendale at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 12.

With the big game comes unique parties and events taking place in north Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley.

The weekend starts with “Big Game Fiesta” on High Street in north Phoenix — a three-day concert series will take place Thursday, Feb. 9-Saturday, Feb. 11.

The lineup features three recording artists live and in full concert:

  •  Rick Ross: Thursday, Feb. 9
  •  Flo Rida: Friday, Feb. 10
  •  Tyga: Saturday, Feb. 11

The outdoor retail and entertainment district, High Street, will transform into a one-of-a-kind, under-the-stars nightclub. The event will boast a 200-foot long bar, a large dance floor, and smart lighting to entertain thousands each evening.

The event has general admission tickets and multiple VIP experiences including elevated VIP seating and a limited number of private skyboxes. This event is for 21+ only. All attendees must have a valid ID for entry. 

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 25 at BigGameFiesta.com and by calling 602-244-8444. Ticket prices start at $130 for general admission and $280 for VIP. All tickets include admission and event parking. Three-day GA passes are also available for only $250. 

Also on Friday, h.wood Homecoming is hosting an invite-only party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Scottsdale Hanger One, where musical artist Drake will perform.

Scottsdale Hanger One, a luxury private jet complex, will be transformed into a two-story playground that showcases artists, brands and experiences. The event is invite-only and will feature a star-studded guest list, according to a press release.

On Saturday, Feb. 11, at The Clayton House in Scottsdale, GQ will host an inaugural GQ Sports Style Hall of Fame event to honor the magazine’s cover stars Deion Sanders, Allen Iverson and Derek Jeter. The three athletes have been named the Hall of Fame’s first inductees. 

To commemorate the moment, GQ is offering readers and sports fans alike a chance to be part of the star-studded induction ceremony on the eve of Super Bowl 2023. The event will kick off with a series of live, on-stage conversations with Sanders, Iverson, and Jeter, in which each athlete will discuss their storied career and personal style, followed by an exclusive post-event cocktail reception with a premium bar, live DJ, and networking with industry leaders and GQ editors. 

Tickets are available on GQ.com. Presale prices are $300 for general admission, and $1,250 for VIP packages, which include pre-show meet-and-greets with Will Welch and GQ editors, access to VIP lounge, premium seating section for the duration of the induction ceremony, exclusive VIP gift bags, a complimentary GQ Box, and more.

Also on Feb. 11, J.J. Watt will co-host Big Game Big Give, a fundraising event by the Giving Back Fund. The event is to be held at a private residence in Paradise Valley.

Big Game Big Give is expected to feature a star-studded party where NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo will be honored and singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw will give a special performance.

“I am honored that The Giving Back Fund has chosen the Justin J. Watt Foundation as one of the beneficiaries for this great event,” said J.J. Watt in a prepared statement. “While I am very much looking forward to the evening, I’m even more excited about the way we’re going to utilize these funds to help kids in under-funded areas all across the country.”

A portion of proceeds raised at the event will benefit the Justin J. Watt Foundation, whose mission is to provide after-school opportunities for middle-school aged children in the community to become involved in athletics, so that they may learn the character traits of accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic, and perseverance, while in a safe and supervised environment with their peers.

Former Phoenix Suns and LA Lakers player Cedric Ceballos will serve as the event emcee and DJ the party.

“I’m excited to go back to Arizona for the Big Game Big Give event to perform,” said DeGraw. “The Giving Back Fund and Vincere Foundation support two things close to my heart, cancer research and helping firefighters. This is a good cause. Let’s raise some money!”

The Vincere Foundation will be honored for its life saving work in the prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer in Firefighters and First Responders. Arizona’s firefighters will also be recognized at the event, and to commemorate those firefighters, a special Fire and Elements theme will be incorporated into the evening.

Mutombo will receive The Giving Back Fund’s Award for Extraordinary Philanthropic Achievement, which from that night forward will be renamed in his honor and will be presented by Ray Lewis. Mutombo is currently undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. Shaquille O’Neal has been invited to accept the award on his behalf, a press release stated.

For more information about the event visit www.givingback.org/bgbg2023. To inquire about tickets please contact info@10foldentertainment.com.