Where to Watch The World Cup 2014 in Richmond

by | Jun 12, 2014 | POLITICS

It’s the biggest sporting event in the world, and you know you can’t sit at home and watch it alone (because you probably don’t have a cable package that includes it.)

It’s the biggest sporting event in the world, and you know you can’t sit at home and watch it alone (because you probably don’t have a cable package that includes it.)

So why not head out to any number of the places listed below and watch some amazing World Cup action with a bunch of strangers/soon-to-be friends? But keep in mind, some venues fill up quick –

All games playing at Sticky Rice RVA on the big screen…

Fri. June 13
Group A: Mexico vs. Cameroon noon Natal ESPN2
Group B: Spain vs. Netherlands 3 p.m. Salvador ESPN
Group B: Chile vs. Australia 6 p.m. Cuiaba ESPN2


Every game shown, they suggest that you arrive 30-45 minutes before the games. No Specific special. Happy hour 3-7 and daily specials

No specific specials, just the usual 3-7 happy hour.

All games shown. USA and England games are the most popular games, show up at least half an hour before. When Kick off happens they are usually at capacity and have to close the doors. They will have a special menu and beer specials (still haven’t finalized it)

Showing all of the games; the restaurant is embracing the world cup this year. There is no suggested time to come, its a first come first serve basis. No specific specials. Just the usual 4-7 happy hour.

Showing all games. The world cup games will take priority at the bar, all 25 TV’s will play the game. They have had a reservation list for major games since April 1st. For minor games arrive an hour before, for major games try to come hour and a half to two hours before. There will be alcohol specials and they are launching a new menu.

Showing all games both inside and outside. Happy hour from 3-7, with the usual specials. (See our Happy Hour list for more info)

Opening at 5 PM for World Cup games. Games will be shown on their two gigantic screens. Happy Hour is from 5-8, with $2 off draft beer and $3 rails. Full menu available.

Catch the World Cup between rounds of bowling at Uptown Alley. Bowling specials during World Cup include free bowling games for youth wearing team jerseys, and free shoe rental to those who wear red, white, and blue during USA games. Drink specials include a bucket of 4 Budweiser or Bud Light for $12.99, and $2 off select domestic drafts and a souvenir pint glass during USA games.

If you own a venue and want details about your World Cup viewing parties added to our list, email us – hello@rvamag.com

No matter where you watch it, make sure you head on down to the intersection of West Grace and Foushee st. for the largest outdoor LED screen in the city on Sunday 6/22. The Richmond Kickers, Sports Backers and Venture Richmond are working together to get the entire city in on the action with this special event. Expect live music from The Southern Belles, food trucks and draft beer trucks, including the Kickers official craft beer and plenty of soccer action starting at 11:30AM and running till 8 PM. And it’s all FREE!

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner is the former editor of GayRVA and RVAMag from 2013 - 2017. He’s now the Richmond Bureau Chief for Radio IQ, a state-wide NPR outlet based in Roanoke. You can reach him at BradKutnerNPR@gmail.com

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