The anticipation is palpable as the AFC Championship game descends upon Baltimore, with the Ravens proudly hosting the clash against the Kansas City Chiefs at M&T Bank Stadium. With the Ravens being favored to win, the excitement in the city is reaching fever pitch, and football enthusiasts are gearing up for an unforgettable experience. However, for those who might miss out on the high-priced tickets, fear not—Ocean City offers a fantastic alternative to enjoy the game amidst a sea of passionate Ravens fans.
Stadium Frenzy and Pricey Tickets:
The AFC Championship game being hosted in Baltimore is nothing short of a dream for Ravens fans. The atmosphere at M&T Bank Stadium promises to be electric, with fans donned in purple and black, eagerly cheering for their team. However, securing tickets to witness this thrilling showdown live comes at a hefty price. The demand for seats has driven ticket prices to soaring heights, making it a luxury only a few can afford. But fear not; there are alternative ways to immerse yourself in the excitement.
Ocean City: The Ultimate Game-Day Getaway:
For those unable to snag a coveted seat at the stadium, Ocean City emerges as the next best destination to revel in the AFC Championship fervor. The beach town comes alive with Ravens pride as locals and visitors alike gather at various hotspots to catch the game on big screens, creating an atmosphere that mirrors the energy of the stadium.
Top Spots to Watch the Game:
Seacrets (Reopening for the Occasion):
Despite being temporarily closed for its annual winter vacation, Seacrets will reopen its doors at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28, just in time for the championship game. With its famous big-screen TV, Seacrets promises an unparalleled viewing experience, creating the perfect setting for a Ravens celebration.
Known for its vibrant atmosphere, Pickles Pub offers Gameday with NFL Sunday Ticket, ensuring you won’t miss a moment of the action. The all-day happy hour, from 10-Close, adds to the excitement, making it an ideal spot for die-hard Ravens fans to gather and cheer on their team.
Pit n Pub:
Pit n Pub is another Ocean City gem, providing a welcoming environment for football enthusiasts. With a great selection of drinks and a lively crowd, it’s an excellent place to soak in the excitement of the AFC Championship game.
The Coral Reef:
A hidden gem in Ocean City, The Coral Reef offers a cool setting to enjoy the game with fellow Ravens supporters. With its friendly staff and game-day specials, it’s an excellent choice for those seeking a more intimate viewing experience.
Beach Barrels at 132nd Street in North Ocean City is always a great place to watch a football game. While known for its live music, Beach Barrels also has game day excitement on the big screen with surround sound. Offering happy hour specials and other game day deals, Beach Barrels is the place where you can join other Ravens fans and cheer on the purple in Baltimore while staying warm and well hydrated. Beach Barrels offers a variety of brews to choose from so pack up and head to Ocean City for Sunday’s big event!
Harpoon Hannas is known as a sports bar and features 25 TVs to enhance your game-watching experience. This Sunday, they are gearing up for the Ravens Chiefs game so you can join the crowd, and cheer on Maryland’s championship team!
As Baltimore gears up for the AFC Championship game, the entire state is getting excited. While the stadium experience may be out of reach for many, Ocean City beckons as the perfect alternative, offering an unforgettable game-day celebration at various hotspots. Whether at Seacrets, Pickles Pub, Pit n Pub, or The Coral Reef, Ravens fans are sure to find a welcoming community and an exhilarating atmosphere to witness the team’s journey towards the Super Bowl. So, grab your purple gear, head to Ocean City, and let the Ravens spirit soar!