On Saturday May 2nd, 2015, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will duke it out in what is being called “the fight of the century” at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas (8:30 PM local time), which for New Yorkers will be 11:30 PM EST.
For those unable to jet out to see the fight live in Vegas, here are a few knockout places to watch the fight in style in New York City.
1. Ivy Bar & Grill
With plenty of seating options low or high top tables, private VIP area and a gorgeous sprawling bar to catch all the action starting at 8:00 PM. Ivy Bar & Grill will have a huge selection of draft and bottled craft beers available all night long. As well as a Specialty Cocktail menu that includes Manhattan Reserve, Ivy Martini, and Pomegranate White Cosmo. Pre-sale admission is $35. Bottles table side starts at $300 for 4 or more guests
Located at 944 8th Avenue, New York, NY
For More Information Visit: www.ivybarnyc.com
2. Social Bar & Grill
Spread over two floors, there will be over 20 large screen television screens with sound to see and hear all the action. Social Bar & Grill will have a huge selection of draft and craft beers available all night long. A Specialty Cocktail menu will also be available.
Located at 795 8th Avenue
For More Information: www.socialbarnyc.com
3. The 40/40 Club
This Flatiron hotspot owned by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z will have a standing-room open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. for $200 per person. For those who want to watch the fight in grand style, private table reservations for two people start at $500 and is applied to food and beverage orders.
Located at 6 W. 25th Street
For More Information Visit: www.the4040club.com
4. PH-D Rooftop Lounge at Dream Downtown
Watch the fight of the century in high-style, quite literally, at this penthouse venue. Matthew Assante and Dustin Terry are hosting a special pre-fight edition of their Sunset Saturday’s bash starting at 5:30 PM. Enjoy panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline as the fight is shown on 4 flat screen TVs starting at 10:00 PM. Table reservations for the fight start at $1,800 for terrace seating.
Located at 355 W. 16th Street
For more information visit: www.phdlounge.com
5. Marquee NYC
Watch the fight Vegas style at one of the hottest, most exclusive nightclubs in the entire city in conjunction with upscale sports bar Bounce Sporting Club. Watch Pacquiao and Mayweather exchange blows as DJ Mel Debarge spins the hits. General admission is $40 per person and VIP tables start at $2,500. Tickets can be bought through Marquee’s website.
Located at 289 10th Avenue
For More Information Visit: www.marqueeny.com
Norah Lawlor is a New York-based global trend and travel observer in addition to being the founder and owner of Public Relations strategy firm Lawlor Media Group.