Local groups host Super Bowl watch-parties this weekend

Gay options for watching the big game

Friends hosts its 8th annual Chili Cook Off. Bar opens at 12:30 p.m., register chili by 3:30 p.m., judging at 4 p.m., followed by the big game. Friends, 736 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.friendsponce-atl.com

Catch the Super Bowl Super Party, with pre-game at 2 p.m. and game at 6:30 at Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Enjoy live music before the kick off, then watch the Super Bowl at renovated sports bar at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

The gay National Flag Football League of Atlanta hosts a Super Bowl party along with spring league sign-ups. 5-10 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.nffla.com

Lesbian social group Fourth Tuesday hosts its first annual Super Bowl Party, with the game on the big screen, fire pit outside, and even activities for “football widows” as well. BYOB and snacks. Tailgating at 5:30 p.m., doors open at 6:20 and kickoff at 6:25 at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.facebook.com/FourthTuesdayAtlanta

Watch the Super Bowl at gay sports bar Woofs, 2425 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.woofsatlanta.com