SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes will host a 2014 FIFA World Cup Final viewing party at Gordon Biersch Brewery and Bottling Facility in San Jose on Sunday, July 13.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Earthquakes Community Fund. Tickets are $30 and include access to the brewery as well as all you can eat and drink (Note: Food selection will include bratwurst sandwiches, garlic fries and vegetarian sandwiches; drinks will include Marzen, Pilsner, Blonde Bock, Dunkles, soda and water). Fans can purchase tickets in advance of the event by visiting sjearthquakes.com.
Gordon Biersch Brewery and Bottling Facility is located at 357 E Taylor St. in San Jose, Calif. in Japantown, located two miles from the restaurant in Downtown San Jose. Brewing in the Bay Area since 1988, Gordon Biersch opened their state-of-the-art San Jose facility in 1997. Today, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is a brewing industry leader with 22 years of experience and counting. Since 1998, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company has more than doubled its production, increasing its capacity to 3.1 million gallons of beer annually, making Gordon Biersch Brewing Company the largest brewery in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In addition to the club’s official championship viewing party, City of San Jose and San Jose Downtown Association will host 10 free outdoor viewing parties. Their events will center around two downtown locations: Plaza de Cesar Chavez and St. James Park.
They will also host viewing parties at St. James Park for the quarterfinals on July 4 and 5 as well as the third-place game on July 12 and the final on July 13.
The Earthquakes and Downtown Association will provide a number of activities at the viewing parties. Among them:
· Earthquakes prize wheel with World Cup themed prizes
· Preview center for the Quakes’ new stadium with state-of-the-art virtual field technology
· Shootout and skills challenge station
· Gourmet food trucks and cold beverages
· Participatory public art
· Free Starlight Cinemas outdoor movies at dusk with “Bend it Like Beckham” on June 14 and “Back to the Future 2” on June 22
· Live music preceding and following the third-place and final on July 12 and 13