As Super Bowl LIII rolls into town the city is preparing for the influx of tourists visiting Atlanta. Whether you’re a sports fan or not, here are some of the events you can expect to see around the city. There are a lot of free events that are provided by sponsors that are family-friendly and in some cases free! You won’t want to miss these Super Weekend events.
Official Super Bowl Events
Super Bowl Experience Driven by Hyundai
The experience is the NFL’s interactive theme park celebrating Super Bowl LIII from Saturday, January 26 – Saturday, February 2 in Georgia World Congress Center (Building B). At the Super Bowl Experience, you can participate in immersive exhibits and interactive games, take photos with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, collect free NFL player and Legend autographs, get an up-close look at the collection of all 52 Super Bowl rings and more!
With the purchase of one $20 adult ticket, up to 3 complimentary tickets for kids 12 and under will be offered at the Super Bowl Experience Box Office only Monday, January 28 through Wednesday, January 30.
Nickelodeon’s Double Dare is coming to Super Bowl Experience – 1/31/19
The halftime show isn’t the only music you can experience during the Super Bowl! Not even close! There are tons of concerts happening downtown and some are even free!
Super Bowl Opening Night
The national kickoff where players and coaches from both teams join for the first time before the game
WHEN: January 28
WHERE: State Farm Arena
This experience will give Atlanta locals and visitors alike a unique and free opportunity to be a part of Super Bowl LIII. Visitors can experience everything from music, technology, Art, NASA astronauts, and food trucks in Centennial Olympic Park.
The full Super Bowl LIVE concert schedule:
Saturday 1/26 – Hip Hop:
- 1 p.m.: Emerald Empire Band
- 3 p.m.: Gritz & Jelly Butter
- 5 p.m.:
- 6 p.m.: Taylor Girlz
- 7 p.m.: Street Bud & Friends:
- Atlanta Drum Academy, LayLay, Bankroll PJ, Tootie Raw, Nia Kay, King Imprint, Backpack Kid, Lil Donald, Ayo & Teo
- 8 p.m.: Pastor Troy
- 9 p.m.: S.O.S. Band
Sunday 1/27 – Country:
- 1:30 p.m.: Sunday Gospel Brunch, Players Gospel Choir
- 2:30 p.m.: REMakes
- 4 p.m.: Jake Michael
- 5 p.m. Josh Bricker
- 6 p.m.: Seckond Chaynce
Monday 1/28 – Hip Hop/R&B:
- 5 p.m.: Ayanis
- 6:30 p.m.: 5am
- 7 p.m.: Goodie Mob
- 8 p.m.: DJ Holiday & Friends
- YFN Lucci, Waka Flocka, Trinidad James, DJ Unk, Travis Porter, 1playy, Young Dro, Derez Deshawn, Fly, Coca Vango, Light Skin Keisha, Swag Surf Boys, Scrappy
Thursday 1/31 – Country & Rock:
- 4 p.m.: Lyn Avenue
- 6 p.m.: Tyler Tritt
- 7 p.m.: Hero the Band
- 8:30 p.m.: Craig Campbell
Friday 2/1 – Pop & EDM:
- 3 p.m.: Super Bowl LIVE Happy Hour, Seed & Feed Marching Band
- 5 p.m.: Leah Culver
- 6 p.m.: The Jacks
- 7 p.m.: Hearty Har
- 8 p.m.: Heroes X Villians
- 9 p.m.: ATLiens
Saturday 2/2 – Hip Hop:
- 11:30 a.m.: “Around the NFL” (NFL Podcast)
- 12:30 p.m.: Georgia Tech Pep Band
- 1 p.m.: Team (TBD) Fan Rally
- 2:15 p.m.: Georgia Tech Drum Line
- 3 p.m. Team (TBD) Fan Rally
- 5 p.m.: Kelechi
- 7 p.m.: Monica
- 8 p.m.: DJ Smurf & So So Def All-Stars
- MC Shy D, Raheem the Dream, Kilo Ali, Playa Poncho, Deuce, DJ Kizzy Rock, KP & Envyi, DJ Taz, Freak Nasty, 12 Gauge, Tag Team, Ghost Town DJ’s, Lathun
Have the appetite of an athlete? Then you will love this foodie event!
Taste of NFL
The Taste of the NFL’s annual strolling wine and food event features a chef from each NFL city serving their signature dish alongside a current or alumni NFL player. The result? 35+ food stations where guests can sample fine cuisine, meet and mingle with renowned chefs and NFL greats and participate in a silent auction with unique sports memorabilia and other exciting items. All supporting the Kick Hungry Challenge.
Super Bowl Music Fest – State Farm Arena
A concert series taking place at the newly renamed State Farm Arena (formally Phillips Arena) Get tickets and learn more here.
- Jan. 31 – Ludacris, Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby
- Feb. 1 – Aerosmith and Post Malone
- Feb. 2 – Bruno Mars and Cardi B
Super Bowl Gospel
January 31 – Live Tapping | February 2 airs on BET at 8:00 pm est
Where faith meets football. It’s one giant praise party at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Check out the sizzle video below.
To find out more about all these great events head to Atlanta Super Bowl LIII!
Local Atlanta Super Bowl Events
College Football Hall of Fame
The College Football Hall of Fame will be extending its visiting hours and hosting lots of great events for fans. They are even hosting a private welcoming party for the New
Thursday January 31
Lombardi Lunch Get tickets – Join us for the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation’s annual Leaders For A Cure Luncheon honoring Atlanta-based individuals and companies leading the fight against cancer! The luncheon will feature current and former NFL Players and the Vince Lombardi Trophy will be on site for you to take photos with! What better way to kickoff your Super Bowl experience than supporting the fight against cancer with the ATL and NFL community!
Friday, February 1
First and Goal Comedy Show/Concert – Get tickets – Join film and television star and comedic icon Cedric the Entertainer as he presents the premiere edition of The 1st & Goal Comedy Bowl series on Super Bowl Weekend
Saturday, February 2
Run the Race movie screening -The movie is produced by Tim Tebow and Eddie George and they will be in attendance at the screening! Make sure you are following @cfbhall on social media to win your tickets for this event!
Sports Illustrated Saturday Night Lights Party – Get tickets
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is bringing an epic event to Atlanta on Saturday, Feb. 2, in partnership with Talent Resources Sports. Secure your access to party with SI Swimsuit models, with performances by Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne.
The Battery Atlanta
Fan Fest Skills Challenge (Receiver, Kicker, Quarterback – special guest appearances from your local High School Quarterbacks from McEachern, South Cobb, Hillgrove, and Campbell High Schools)
- Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm
- Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm
The Battery Battle – Gameshow of Football Trivia hosted by: Mark Owens on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage:
- Saturday 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm
- Sunday 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
DJ Performs Fox Sports Stage:
- Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm
- Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm
Spirit Squad performances at the Spanish Steps/Splash Pad:
- Saturday 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm
- Sunday 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm
19th Annual Celebrity Flag Football Challenge
Organized by Celebrity Sweat, the 19th annual Celebrity Flag Football Challenge will kick off Feb. 2 at 1pm at SunTrust Park. The star-studded teams will be led by NFL alum Doug Flutie and Hip-Hop sensation Quavo against former Falcon Michael Vick and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin with additional pro-athletes, celebrities and musicians such as Andre Reed, Ron Jaworski and former Falcon and Atlanta Brave Brian Jordan. The full line ups will be announced closer to the event.
Gates to the Celebrity Flag Football Challenge will open at 11:30 a.m. for pregame activities, including the annual Military Scrimmage between the pros and members of the Armed Forces and performances featuring local marching bands, cheerleaders and mascots from the Atlanta Public Schools. Click here for tickets and use the promo code FFBRAVES for $10 off your ticket purchase.
Throughout the week and into the weekend, you’ll want to make plans to visit the onUp Experience to enjoy music by DJ Ruckus and Emcee Lewis, player appearances, autograph signings, and much more. Hours for the OnUp Experience will be:
- Thursday, January 31 – 12-6 pm
- Friday, February 1 – 12-8 pm
- Saturday, February 2 – 10 am-8 pm
- Sunday, February 3 – 10 am-6 pm
Jan. 31 6-11 pm
680 Fan’s Superweek Tailgate – It’s 680 The Fan’s biggest party of the year!! Live Music from Drivin’ N Cryin’, Live Broadcasts, and Appearances by Atlanta Sports Personalities! Best part… It’s FREE!
Saturday, Feb. 2
Atlanta Winter Beer Fest – Atlanta Beer Festivals hosts the Atlanta Winter Beer Fest during a Super Weekend, on Saturday, February 2, 2019, 1pm-5pm. Enjoy 150+ beers, 25+ Wines and Ciders, Live Music, and DJ Q-TIP
We will feature the best breweries Atlanta and Georgia have to offer, as well as a brewery or 2 from the home town of the big game contestants.
Tickets include entry, entertainment, souvenir cup, and all beer, wine and cider samples. $55 day of the event.
The DIRECTV Super Saturday Night featuring Foo Fighters with Run The Jewels on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. This show is sold-out!
Sunday, Feb. 3
Big Game Brunch – Atlanta Wine Festivals hosts Big Game Brunch at Atlantic Station on Sunday, February 3, 2019, 11 am to 3 pm on the big game day. Get your big day started with
World of Coca-Cola
On Friday, Feb. 1, World of Coca-Cola will host a “Champions Chat” featuring none other than “Mean” Joe Greene and Carl Banks, moderated by Desmond Howard. Fans won’t want to miss these three former NFL champions swapping stories from the glory days, commenting on this year’s match-up and answering questions from the audience. The event will take place from 2:15 to 3 p.m. and is free with general admission tickets to the attraction.
In celebration of this year’s Big Game, a special, limited-time exhibit showcases footballs, jerseys, ads and other items from the Coca-Cola Archives.
Coca-Cola Game Day Magic and Coca-Cola Zero Game Day Magic will be available for a limited time on Coca-Cola Freestyle in the Taste It! Beverage Lounge.
On Feb. 1 and 2, football fans can capture the moment by snapping a group shot in an interactive, football-themed photo opp. Not only will they walk away with free printed images
Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Daily programs happening at CMA On-Stage
- Mini-Musical – 11:00 AM & 12:00 PM
- Super Spectacular Science Show — 1:00 PM
- Music & Movement – 2:00 PM
- Storytime – 3:00 PM
Science interactive experiences available all day!
Science Bar – open 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Classes scheduled every half hour. Sign up for available class times at studio doors!*
- Art Studio – open 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM*
- Build It Lab – open 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM* *Last class at 3:00 PM