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Atlanta Lists Upcoming Sports Events

Aug 31, 2023

Aflac Kickoff Game

SEC schools are pitted against the top talent in the ACC and beyond with the Aflac Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Past contenders have included powerhouses such as Alabama, Tennessee, Clemson, Georgia and Boise State. These games fall over Labor Day weekend each year, giving spectators even more of a reason to make a weekend getaway out of it.

When: Labor Day Weekend

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Cricket Celebration Bowl

As the season winds down, the action heats up. In December, head to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the Cricket Celebration Bowl, which pits the champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and the Southwestern Athletic Conference, two conferences of historically black colleges and universities in NCAA Division I.

When: December

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl

Don’t miss the action at the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, one of the largest sporting events of the year in Atlanta. The bowl features two of the country’s top-four teams with a spot in the National Championships on the line. As one of the New Year’s Six bowl games, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl offers an unmatched Bowl Week experience for players and fans alike. 

When: December

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

NCAA Final Four

And there’s more to Atlanta than football. Georgia’s capitol city has hosted numerous NCAA Men’s Final Fours, including the 75th Anniversary edition in 2013, and the city is set to host the upcoming 2020 NCAA Final Four. 

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