It’s almost time for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl!
The University of Georgia will take on Ohio State at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, December 31, 2022. Tickets for the fame are sold out, unless you want to pay reseller prices. But there’s a day full of fan-oriented fun leading up to the game — most of it FREE or cheap.
Whether you’re planning to attend the game, watch the Peach Bowl Parade, or just participate in some of the fan festivities, there’s plenty to do.
The Peach Bowl Parade
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade steps off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 301, 2022, in downtown Atlanta. It is FREE to attend.
You can expect extravagant floats, marching bands, classic cars, cheerleaders, mascots, and more.
The parade starts at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Baker Street. It heads east on Baker, turns left on Centennial Park Drive, and ends at the Georgia World Congress Center, where FanFest takes place.
View the 2022 route map online
Your best bet for parade-viewing is to take MARTA downtown.
Peach Bowl FanFest & Pep Rally
After the parade, you can head to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl FanFest at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Hall C.
FanFest takes place from 3 to 7 p.m.
Tickets are just $10 in advance online. Fees are low, adding just $1.74 to the ten-buck price, making this a great family-friendly event for winter break.
If you’ve never been to FanFest, it’s a giant indoor fan experience featuring 200,000 sq. feet of interactive attractions, like punting/passing/kicking games, obstacle courses, and zip lining.
It will also feature sponsor displays with free samples, merchandise, and live entertainment from the main stage. The highlight of the event is the pre-game pep rallies, which include the cheerleaders, bands, and mascots from both participating colleges.
The Peach Bowl Game
Game time is 8 p.m. on Dec. 31st, 2022 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Note that there is a Clear Bag Policy in effect for the game.
Tickets are sold out through the official channels, but reseller tickets are available through TicketMaster for exorbitant prices.
Fan Night at the GA Aquarium
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Fan Night at the Georgia Aquarium will take place from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2022.
Tickets are $32.99 per person.
National College Football Hall of Fame
The Hall of Fame is offering FREE admission for all college students (with valid ID) during winter break. The offer is good through Monday, January 9, 2023.
More info here
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