The Fountainbleu on Miami Beach is an architectural wonder. Maybe the prevailing piece of art deco style in America, it is a Miami signature with curves and ocean-front views that are the envy of resorts across the world. It’s also home to Club LIV, one of the most famous nightlife hotspots in America.
And that’s what’s making the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami confusing to the locals. In an unplanned coincidence, the roman numeral for this year’s game is LIV (54) as well. And there’s even an outpost of Club LIV in Hard Rock Stadium. So fans with access to one of the most elite sections of the stadium will be in Club LIV, watching Super Bowl LIV, LIV’ing it up as one does in a nightclub.
The space took 17 skyboxes in an end zone and converted them into what you’d see at the hotspot in Miami Beach, about 17 miles away. That’s a 35-40 minute ride usually, but during the Super Bowl including the infamously awful Miami traffic you can easily double that commute time.
“It’s a great coincidence that our Super Bowl and one of our signature nightlife locations at the world-famous Fountainbleu just happened to have the same name,” Mathew Ratner, Associate Director of Sports, Entertainment and Tourism for the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau told DK Nation. “We’re beyond excited to host a record eleventh Super Bowl in Miami,” he said, but none might be more roman numeral appropriate.
It’s not the only fun thing to do at Hard Rock Stadium: a gondola ride was installed just in time for the Super Bowl too:
The gondola is officially open in time for #SBLIV.— Front Office Sports (@frntofficesport) January 31, 2020
Here is a look at SkyView at @HardRockStadium presented by @BudLight Seltzer. pic.twitter.com/AajgziXC0z
Nothing is more Miami than branding your city via nightlife, and it’s a coincidence and a perfect fit for South Florida that the name of the game and the most famous spot on Miami Beach are one in the same.