ATLANTA (Aug. 30, 2022) – Fans will have three full days of free activities around Mercedes-Benz Stadium before attending this year’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games between Oregon vs. Georgia on September 3 and Clemson vs. Georgia Tech on September 3. September 5. The “Capital of College Football” will feature an outdoor extravaganza at Tailgate Town presented by PNC, Team Walks built by The Home Depot and Kickoff Game Football Fest to celebrate the start of the season in Atlanta.
Tailgate Town presented by PNC is the ultimate pre-game destination for fans from Oregon, Georgia, Clemson and Georgia Tech during game days over Labor Day weekend. Located in International Plaza just outside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, fans can enjoy live entertainment, food and interactive activations, as well as a variety of contests and giveaways. Fans can also watch some of Saturday’s biggest college football games at Kia’s Official Game Viewing Area.
In addition to Tailgate Town presented by PNC, fans will have the opportunity to cheer on their teams during Team Walks built by The Home Depot. Players from both teams will take their Team Walks from The Home Depot Backyard to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Team buses will arrive and an area extending into the stadium will be partitioned so that fans, cheerleaders and team marching bands can welcome the teams.
Fans are invited to continue the celebration at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame’s Kickoff Game Football Fest. This free, family-friendly event will feature games, activities and entertainment for all ages. College football fans can watch action-packed performances by college drum lines, step teams and cheerleaders on Marietta Street, right outside the College Football Hall of Fame, on Sunday, September 4, between the two Chick Games. -fil-A Kickoff.
Game day hours:
Saturday September 3: Oregon vs. Georgia
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET: Tailgate Town presented by PNC (GWCC: International Plaza)
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1:15 p.m. ET: Oregon Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot’s backyard)
1:20 p.m. ET: Georgia Team Walk built by The Home Depot (inside The Home Depot’s backyard)
3:30 p.m. ET: Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)
Monday, September 5: Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET: Tailgate Town presented by PNC (GWCC: International Plaza)
5:40 p.m. ET: Georgia Tech Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot’s backyard)
5:50 p.m. ET: Clemson Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot’s backyard)
8 p.m. ET: Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)