June 15, 2017 Atlanta - Exterior of Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a media tour of Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Thursday, June 15, 2017. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM
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Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game reminders

With college football kickoff and the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games less than a week away, here are a few reminders about the first two college football games inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium.


Parking is selling out quickly. Passes can be purchased on the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game’s official website

For Alabama and Florida State on Sept. 2, the parking lots will open at 7 a.m.

For the Sept. 4 matchup between Georgia Tech and Tennessee, lots will open at 10 a.m.

Clear bag policy

Mercedes-Benz Stadium will impliment a clear bag policy for both Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games. For information on which bags are allowed and which are not, visit Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s official website


Enterance into the FanZone is included with tickets to each Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. The event will be held from 3 p.m.- 7 p.m. the day of each game in the Georgia World Congress Center.

FanZone is also where Georgia Tech holds their official pep rally before kickoff on Sept. 4.

FanZone will have games, giveaways, contests and official Chick-fil-A merchandise and food.

More information on FanZone can be found on the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game’s official website.

Tailgate Town

Tailgate Town at the Georgia World Congress Center will be the official space dedicated to fans who want to tailgate before the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games. 

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