How To Watch or Stream the Super Bowl Live in 2021 for Free Without Cable

With more people than ever canceling cable, you might be wondering how to watch the Super Bowl live in 2021. The Kansas City Chiefs will head to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers on Feb. 7, 2021, for Super Bowl 55. For those with cable, the event is available on CBS. However, if you are a cord-cutter, scroll below to find several options for watching the event free without cable. 

Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium
Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl LV | Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The Super Bowl live stream will be available on the CBS Sports App 

Fans can stream Super Bowl 55 live for free through the CBS Sports App. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. EST, but you can download the app any time before then. The game is also streaming free on CBSSports.com. The app is available on your phone and most TV devices or with a CBS All Access subscription.

This year the Kansas City Chiefs are back, but they are taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. You can broadcast this straight to your television for no cost. The Yahoo Sports app and the NFL app will also give you free access to the game, but only for your tablet or mobile device.

Super Bowl LV Kansas City Chiefs Dinosaur holding a Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jersey in its mouth | Jamie Squire/Getty Images

If you are streaming for a Super Bowl gathering, the CBS Sports app is your best option. You will need to create a CBS Sports account online and then install the CBS Sports app on any device. You can also stream the broadcast live on your PC or through your mobile browser at CBSSports.com.

How to Watch Super Bowl 2021 free through Locast

Viewers can watch Super Bowl 2021 live free through Locast. The free streaming service gives viewers access to live local televised stations. It is a not for profit service that broadcasts over the internet. This service is currently only available in the United States. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Center ahead of Super Bowl 2021 | Icon Sportswire

To start streaming Super Bowl 55 through Locast, go to www.locast.org. Register for the service by entering a valid email address and creating a password. Then you can download the Locast app on any mobile or streaming platform, including Roku, Google Play, and Apple. 

There are many ads with the free version; however, for a monthly donation, you can get an ad-free version of Locast. The minimum donation amount is only $5 monthly.

Watch Super Bowl 55 on Hulu

The 2021 Super Bowl 55 is available to viewers with a Hulu + Live TV subscription. You also could start a seven-day free trial of Hulu to watch for free. Fans also need a device that supports live TV and a local CBS network affiliate in their area. 

Super Bowl LV 2021 Logo
Super Bowl LV 2021 Logo floating in the river

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While this option is not free, many users without cable already subscribe to Hulu. There are no extra fees involved if you already have a streaming service. 

To access and watch Super Bowl 55, log in to the Hulu app from any device, and then open the Super Bowl show page. Watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face off against the Kansas City Chiefs.

With three reliable options, we know one of these will allow you to stream the 2021 Super Bowl for free easily. Coverage for the game starts at 1 p.m. ET on Feb. 7, 2021.