Football season is almost here, which means many fans are obsessing over fantasy football leagues. There are plenty of websites devoted to helping you decide who to pick, but what's just as important is deciding where to host a badass draft party.
Follow our guide below to the best specials (cheap beer) and amenities (free Wi-Fi) around Austin for your NFL draft party.
TopGolf has all of the bells and whistles you could ask for in a draft party. With a minimum party of 12 people, you can get a private room for three hours with three 65-inch plasma televisions, Wi-Fi access and unlimited soft drinks and iced tea. Catering options include drink tickets for domestic beer.
The draft party package is $50 for each guest, $45 for platinum and corporate platinum members. Email TopGolf for further details or to book your party.
Contact Liberty Tavern to book your fantasy draft party from now through September 4. You can sample the recently updated bar snacks menu, featuring crispy stuffed avocado and shrimp and bacon bites.
Liberty Tavern provides complimentary Wi-Fi and has additional power outlets available upon request. Groups of eight or more will receive one “buy one, get one half-off” per guest for the new menu, and parties of up to 12 guests get free parking in the covered garage. Plus, the $4 rotating featured daily draft beer and $2 Lone Stars all day, every day, will treat you well as you try to decide between LeSean McCoy or Jamaal Charles.
Third Base Sports Bar
$1 off all draft and bottled beer during your party at Third Base will help keep your tab in check if your draft hits any unforeseen delays. Head back to Third Base for Monday Night Football where party-goers will get two dozen wings and two buckets of domestic beer for free. Contact Third Base for more details.
Black Sheep Lodge and Haymaker
Sister bars Black Sheep Lodge and Haymaker are offering $2 off all pitchers of beer, $3 Tito’s Vodka drinks and 20 percent off all appetizers for your draft parties. Your toughest decision will be choosing between Black Sheep and Haymaker. Are you in the mood for some of Austin’s best burgers or regionally-inspired comfort sandwiches?
If you want to host a draft party with more than just wings and jalapeno poppers, book a private dining space at Sullivan’s Steakhouse. For $39 per person, you can enjoy a special prix fixe menu of family-style starters and an entrée along with a wide selection of local craft brews. This is how you draft in style.
For a complete fantasy draft experience, Blackfinn has you covered. Blackfinn's sweet draft party setup includes draft boards, reserved seating, full audio and visual equipment, free Wi-Fi, drink specials and a plenty of flat screens to keep you entertained while you wait for your next pick.
Book your draft party at Blackfinn and you'll get a $100 gift card for future visits as a "signing bonus." Blackfinn is also giving away a limited number of season passes to Rotoworld, which will help keep all members of a league up to speed on fantasy football news.
Brick House Tavern and Tap
If you just need some simple freebies, Brick House Tavern and Tap has the necessities. For a minimum party six, Brick House provides free Wi-Fi, a complimentary draft board, and two free appetizers. Brick House also has an extensive list of beer, wine and cocktails to keep you happy throughout every round.
Fast Eddie’s Billiards
Sometimes all you need is cheap big beers to help with your draft decision-making. Book your draft party at the Fast Eddie’s Northfork location and you'll will get $5 off your first 100-ounce beer tower or $3 off your first 50-ounce tower. Contact Fast Eddie’s to learn more about booking your party.
What better place to host a draft party than a sports bar named Draft Pick? Call ahead and your group will get happy hour prices during your entire draft party. That includes $1 off select beers, $2 off all wells and glasses of wine, and $3 select appetizers.
Champions Sports Bar and Restaurant
Champions has a lot to offer for fantasy football nerds. For $25 per person, your draft party of eight or more people will get unlimited appetizers, a personal draft concierge, free internet, free Champions T-shirts and free parking. The deal is topped off with $4 Texas draft beers.