11 venues to get in on the State of Origin action!

It’s decider day! Can we make it three in a row? YES WE CAN! Place your bets and watch the rivalry unfold. If you can’t make it to the Stadium, support your team at any of these venues.
Go Queensland!

Garden Kitchen & Bar, The Star
Watch the second Origin game under the stars on a giant screen with an exclusive player appearance from Matt Scott and super comfy bean bags scattered across the lawn (don’t forget to bring a blanket). As a new edition to this year’s Origin is Garden Kitchen & Bar’s new smoked bbq menu. Doors open at 5pm, book a picnic table with your squad or just be early to secure a spot, seats are limited. To book call 07 5592 8787.
When: 5pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach

Stingray Lounge & Bar
Whether you’re a Blues supporter or a die-hard Maroons fan, Stingray will provide all of your State of Origin essentials like eight large plasma screen TVs, live DJ entertainment and food and drink specials. Chow down on a giant quesadilla (a crowd favourite) and cheer on your team with a cold beer in hand.
When: 6pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise

The Coolangatta  Hotel
This local fave is gonna give you a true Aussie experience showing the game on the big screen. Catch all the action while you enjoy the meal deals or just sick back with a cold one and win instant prizes. To book a table call (07) 55 896 888.
When: 6pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: Cnr Warner Street & Marine Parade
, Coolangatta

Southport Sharks
Catch all the State of Origin action at Mackenzie’s Sports Bar and be in with a chance to win a personalised State of Origin jersey.
Alternatively, you can relax in an open-air cabana with your mates and take advantage of the $100 package on offer at Cabana Bar & Lounge.
When: From 8pm, Wednesday 12th
Cnr Musgrave & Olsen Aves, Southport

Currumbin RSL
Grab your mates and head down to Currumbin RSL dressed in your State of Origin colours to watch the footy action unfold. Complimentary finger food will make its way around with $4 schooners of Australian tap beer on offer to wash it all down.
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where:165 Duringan Street, Currumbin

The Avenue
Watch the game live at one of Surfers Paradise most iconic venues. With a menu to please the greatest of food connoisseurs and an impressive list of Spirits, 15 beers on tap and a creative list of quirky cocktails and a substantial wine list, The Avenue is everything you would want from a night out watching the most important game of the year.
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: 3-15 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise

Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Who’s keen for a State of Origin party overlooking the marina? No problem at Fisho’s located right next to Marina Mirage in Main Beach. Best of all, you have the chance to win great prizes, have a couple of bevy’s and FREE food at half time. See you there!
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where:60-70 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach

Mermaid Beach Tavern
Head on down to Mermaid Beach Tavern to watch the game on the big screen. Sit back and enjoy great drink and food specials all night long while you watch Queensland take on NSW. Book now to secure a spot on (07) 5526 6944.
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where:2500 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach

Miami Marketta
The State of Origin decider will be screened at Miami Marketta on the 12th of July in Studio 56 with big speakers and a big screen TV (four metres wide and 2.5 metres high) The beers will be cold and the foodies will be cooking up a storm for the big game! Entry is free.
When: 5pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: 23 Hillcrest Pde, Miami

Catch the action live and loud on the Melbas screen along with 30 plasmas located around the venue, you won’t miss a single tackle, footy meals are available from 5pm. Be loud and join in on the amazing atmosphere Melbas has to offer. If you book a table for ten or more you get a free footy food platter. Call 5538 7411 to book.
When: 5pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: 46 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise Tavern & Beergarden
Surfers Paradise Tavern and Beergarden celebrates the first game in honour of burgers, beers and babes and it’s said to be one of the biggest State of Origin party’s on the Coast. You won’t find a better atmosphere anywhere on the Coast.
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: Crn. Cavill & Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise

One50 Public House
One50 Public House will be showing all games live and loud on the big screen plus every other TV throughout the venue. Keep the beers flowing and the food coming, One50 Public House has got you sorted, go the Maroons!
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: 150 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

Come watch the decider this Wednesday at Wildernis, it’s going to be huge! Will the blues get their victory or will the maroons leave blues fans devastated for yet another year? Grab yourself  a $10 for a bowl of wings and a beer or house wine or it’s just $20 for a chicken or beef burger and a beer or house wine! Get your mates together and come catch all the action on our big screen!
When: 7pm, Wednesday 12th
Where: Upstairs on the corner of the Gold Coast Highway and Eight Ave, Palm Beach (above the BWS).

Words by Louisa von Ingelheim