New Chick-fil-A in Georgia welcomes customers with parade and free meals

How deep is your love for Chick-fil-A? For a group of Georgians, who waited overnight to celebrate the grand opening of a new location, it’s pretty deep.

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The fast food chain opened its doors for the first time Wednesday, and customers camped out in the rain to be among the first 100 in line to win free Chick-fil-A for a year.

At 6 a.m., the lucky winners walked into the restaurant as employees drummed on pots and pans and a trumpeter played “The Saints Come Marching In.”

"Our founder Truett Cathy said that if you aren't having fun, you're not doing something right," Alex Vann, the franchise's owner-operator, told the Ledger-Enquirer. "Truly our customers—our guests—are really kind of our family."

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The building features a play area for kids, indoor and outdoor dining and fixtures made from Coca-Cola bottles and peach baskets. Its “heritage” designs also include reclaimed wood and subway tiles.

Want to see a glimpse of the new digs and all of the fun from the grand opening? Take a look at some of the social media posts below.

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