Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)

Tenants: Atlanta Falcons (NFL), Atlanta United FC (MLS), Peach Bowl, Celebration Bowl & Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (NCAA)

Opened: 2017

Capacity: 71,000

Address: 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30313


Background

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a brand new stadium in the city of Atlanta to replace the former Georgia Dome.

Home to the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL, as well as Atlanta United FC in Major League Soccer (MLS), the stadium hosted Super Bowl LIII on the 3rd February 2019.

The stadium will also annually host the NCAA’s Peach Bowl (one of the six College Football Playoff bowls) in late December/early January, the Celebration Bowl (postseason game between the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champion and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion) in mid-December and the Chick-fil-A-Kickoff Game (opening weekend of college football) in September.

The stadium was constructed at a cost of $1.6 billion and is one of the most technologically advanced in the world, with a retractable roof being its main focal point.


Tickets

Atlanta Falcons (NFL) – Ticket information is available on the official Atlanta Falcons website here.

Atlanta United FC (MLS) – Tickets for Atlanta United FC matches start at $22, further information is available on the official Atlanta United FC website here.

Peach Bowl (NCAA) – Ticket information is available on the official Peach Bowl website here.

Celebration Bowl (NCAA) – Tickets for the Celebration Bowl start at $15, rising to $165 for the VIP club. Further ticket information is available on the official Celebration Bowl website here.

Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (NCAA) – Ticket information is available on the official Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game website here.


Location & Travel

The Mercdes-Benz Stadium is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport by number of passengers. The airport is the primary hub of Delta Air Lines, with the airport offering flights to over 150 destinations in the US and 80 across the world in 52 destinations.

The airport has its rail station on the MARTA system (see public transportation below) which allows rapid transportation to downtown Atlanta.

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Parking – There is plenty of parking in and around the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For full details and to pre-book, click on the official website here.

Public Transportation – Atlanta’s public transportation system, Marta, offers convenient access to the stadium via Vine City or GWCC/Phillips Arena/CNN Center Station. Tickets cost $2.50 each way (plus $2 for reusable Breeze card). Further information is available on the official website here.


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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Tour

A tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium is available Monday to Friday (11:00, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 16:00) and Saturday’s (11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00), lasting approximately 90 minutes.

Tickets costs €25 for Adults or $20 for Children aged 3-12, Seniors and Military.

Further information is available on the official Mercedes-Benz website here.


Further Information

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Official Website

Atlanta Falcons Official Website

Atlanta United FC Official Website

Peach Bowl Official Website

Celebration Bowl Official Website

Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Official Website


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