Local groups host watch parties across Atlanta

Super Bowl Sunday!

The Green Bay Packers take on the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight in Super Bowl XLV. Tonight’s game is being held in Dallas, in one of the National Football League’s biggest and newest stadiums. But, since we’re here and not partying it up in Dallas, local groups have organized Super Bowl watch parties across the city.

It’s the fifth annual Super Bowl Super Party starting with pre-game shows 2 p.m. at Amsterdam, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306. Then stay for the new episode of “Glee” right after the game www.amsterdamatlanta.com.

The Atlanta Bucks, the city’s gay rugby team, enjoys a Super Bowl Beer Bust from 2-5 p.m. at FROGS Cantina, 931 Monroe Dr. Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantabucksrugby.org.

The gay National Flag Football League of Atlanta hosts a Super Bowl Party at 5 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.nffla.com.

Guys in Tights 2011 is the Super Bowl party at Noni’s, which promises to “smother you in drink specials”if you wear a relevant jersey. 6 p.m. at Noni’s Deli, 357 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.nonisdeli.com.

For more events happening around the city tonight, please visit our calendar, provided by our friends at Project Q Atlanta.