Final Four 2020: Things to do during the Final Four in Atlanta

Some history of March Madness

While the best in college basketball play on the court, there will be plenty for fans to enjoy off the court, too

This year, March Madness will culminate with the Final Four in Atlanta.

The city hosts the NCAA Division I men’s basketball semifinals on Saturday, April 4, and the championship game on Monday, April 6, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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While the best in college basketball play on the court, there will be plenty of other fun throughout the city.

Whether you’re a die-hard basketball fan or just want to be a part of the surrounding festivities, here are some of the many events throughout Atlanta when the Final Four comes to town.

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College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships

When: 7:30 p.m., April 3
Where: State Farm Arena 
Price: $10-$175
Before the big games, come see some of the best skills. Twenty-four athletes from men's and women's college basketball will participate in the slam dunk competition and three-point shooting championship. The event will be broadcast on ESPN.

Reese's Final Four Friday

When: April 3
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Price: Free, open to the public

Before the games start, fans are invited to attend this family friendly event. Attendees will be able to see open team practices and get autographs from all-star team members.

March Madness Music Festival

When: April 3-5
Where: Centennial Olympic Park
Price: Free

Since 2010, the NCAA tournament has featured a music festival. The three-day festival is free to attend and  expected to draw big names from the music world, although the exact acts have not yet been announced. In years past, artists such as Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen and Rihanna have performed. The event starts in the late afternoon and continues through the evening.

2020 Final Four Fan Fest

When: April 3-6
Where: Georgia World Congress Center
Price: $8 general admission, kids under 12 get in free

Fan Fest is a “sports wonderland,” featuring interactive games, athlete appearances, autograph opportunities and more. Fan Fest will be open throughout the weekend. You can even take a picture with the championship trophy.

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Ready, Set, Dribble!

When: 3 p.m. April 5
Where: International Plaza at the Georgia World Congress Center
Price: Free

Dribble your way through downtown in an interactive parade of thousands of fans. This one-of-a-kind NCAA experience is open to those 18 and younger. The first 3,000 participants to sign up (beginning at 1 p.m.) will receive a T-shirt, Wilson basketball and free entry to the NCAA Final Four Fan Fest.

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