Chick-fil-A Kick Off Games & Fan Activities

Past Dates & Times
  • Monday, Sep 6, 2021 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday, Sep 4, 2021 10:30am-3:30pm
Location

Mercedes-Benz Stadium
1414 Andrew Young International Blvd NW

Details

College football fans will have two full days of events around Mercedes-Benz Stadium before watching this year’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games between No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 14 Miami on Sept. 4 and Louisville vs. No. 25 Ole Miss on Sept. 6A full celebration of the return of college football to Atlanta will be highlighted by a T-Mobile Kickoff Concert featuring a performance from Old Dominion on Saturday, Team Walks built by The Home Depot and an enhanced experience at Tailgate Town presented by PNC.

Tailgate Town presented by PNC is an outdoor tailgating extravaganza 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.  Award-winning country music band Old Dominion will perform at the T-Mobile Kickoff Concert for an hour starting at noon ET on Saturday, while DJ Suspense and national recording artist Michael Tolcher will also provide music and entertainment for the event prior to kickoff for both games. Entrance is free of charge and fans of both schools, along with fans of college football, are welcome to join the festivities.

In addition to Tailgate Town presented by PNC, fans will have the opportunity to greet their teams during the Team Walks built by The Home Depot. Players from both teams will make their Team Walks from The Home Depot Backyard and into Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Team buses will arrive and an area that stretches into the stadium will be sectioned off so that fans, cheerleaders and team marching bands can welcome the teams.

Game Day Timelines:

No. 1 Alabama vs. 14 Miami on Saturday, Sept. 4

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
Tailgate Town presented by PNC (GWCC: International Plaza)
Noon – 1 p.m. ET
Old Dominion performance (GWCC: International Plaza)
1:25 p.m. ET
Alabama Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot Backyard)
1:30 p.m. ET [Times Subject to change]
Miami Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot Backyard)
3:30 p.m. ET
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
 
Louisville vs. 25 Ole Miss on Monday, Sept. 6

3 – 7 p.m. ET
Tailgate Town presented by PNC (GWCC: International Plaza)
5:45 p.m. ET
Louisville Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot Backyard)
5:50 p.m. ET [Times Subject to change]
Ole Miss Team Walk built by The Home Depot (Inside The Home Depot Backyard)
8 p.m. ET
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium


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