A super-sized sculpture of a falcon is located on the Front Porch at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Photo: Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images
Photo: Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images

Here are the opening times for gates, parking lots at stadium’s debut

Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens Saturday with a Falcons-Arizona Cardinals exhibition game. If you’re planning to attend, these are the times you need to know:

Parking lots will open at 2 p.m. 

The Front Porch – a 61,000-square-foot outdoor fan plaza that is within the ticketed security perimeter – will open at 4 p.m. for ticket holders. Enter through Gates 2 and 4. 

Also at 4 p.m., entrance into the stadium will be permitted from the Front Porch for the Column Bar, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and views of the field, halo video board and LED mega-column. 

The remaining gates (1 and 3) will open at 5 p.m., at which time the rest of the stadium will become accessible. 

Kickoff is set for 7:06 p.m. 

(Source: Mercedes-Benz Stadium.)

For more information, see the Mercedes-Benz Stadium website

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