In the days before the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, Atlanta will be buzzing with excitement. Over a million people are estimated to pass through the city while gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday. If you’re one of them, be sure to take in all the local build-up to the big game. Check out all the exciting Super Bowl Weekend events Atlanta has to offer.
Super Bowl Events – Now-January 31
Super Bowl Live
This week-long concert series, produced by Jermaine Dupri, will celebrate Atlanta’s rich music scene. Super Bowl Live will run January 26-28 and January 31-February 2. Take in high-energy concerts from local artists spanning the genres of rock, hip-hop, EDM, country and R&B, plus vibrant fireworks displays. The best part of all? It’s completely free. Head to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park for all the action. Check out the full day-by-day lineup of artists here.
Super Bowl Experience
Whether you’ve got your ticket into the big game or not, the Super Bowl Experience will give all football fans the ultimate thrill. Explore exhibits celebrating football history, play interactive games, go behind-the-scenes with NFL players and more with this unique wonder fit for fans of all ages. Held at the Georgia World Congress Center, the Super Bowl Experience is open January 26 through February 2. Please note that times may vary depending on the day. Get your tickets here.
Super Bowl Opening Night
State Farm Arena is expected to be a packed house for this major kick-off to the Super Bowl. Fans can gather as both teams will give a live press conference on Monday, January 28. The media will first question the Rams at 7 p.m., followed by the Patriots at 9 p.m. However, fans can arrive early for exclusive photo opportunities, autograph sessions and more. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets available for the event here.
Super Bowl Legends Party
Football and music will come together at the Suite Food Lounge in downtown Atlanta for this anticipated event. The Super Bowl Legends Party promises a performance from the Flutie Brothers Band, featuring former NFL quarterback and Heisman winner Doug Flutie. Enjoy a night of music and dancing with a football legend, happening January 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets available here.
Super Bowl Weekend Events – February 1-3
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest
Catch some of the biggest names in music at State Farm Arena when the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest takes over January 31 through February 2. It all kicks off with a headlining show from Atlanta natives Ludacris and Migos on Thursday, followed by Aerosmith and Post Malone taking the stage for a party on Friday. The three-night bash will end with a bang when Bruno Mars and Cardi B team up for Saturday’s installment. This is one concert series you won’t want to miss. Find your tickets for the festival here.
Cedric the Entertainer’s 1st and Goal Comedy Bowl
Comedy giant Cedric the Entertainer will take the stage for a comedy jam also featuring DC Young Fly, Michael Blackson and Deon Cole. The 1st and Goal Comedy Bowl will not only offer a night of hilarity, but keep with the theme of all Super Bowl Weekend events. It is slated to take over the College Football Hall of Fame on February 1. Grab tickets here.
Shaq’s Fun House Super Bowl Party
He may have been known for his basketball skills, but Shaquille O’Neal is bringing some flair to football’s biggest weekend. Shaq’s Fun House fuses both concerts and carnivals, resulting in an unforgettable experience. His Super Bowl gathering will feature performances from Migos, Diplo, T-Pain, Tiesto, Lil Jon and DJ Irie, plus a special Cirque du Soleil performance. It all goes down February 1 at 9 p.m. at SunTrust Park’s Live! At the Battery Atlanta. Find your tickets here.
Maxim Super Bowl Big Game Experience
Touted as the #1 Party of Super Bowl LIII, the Maxim Super Bowl Big Game Experience will take over Atlanta’s Fairmont on February 2. “Atlanta Royalty” like Future, Diplo, Jamie Foxx and DJ Ruckus will all appear at the bash, which begins at 9 p.m. Get your ticket in here.
Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Party
One of the final events taking over Atlanta before Super Bowl Sunday is Sports Illustrated’s Super Bowl Party. Held at the College Football Hall of Fame, this 21+ party will feature performances from Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne and has both general admission and VIP tables up for grabs. Find your tickets here.
Super Bowl LIII
Finally, it all comes down to this. Will the tandem of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick take a sixth Super Bowl ring back to New England? Almost 20 years after their lone Super Bowl victory, will the Rams earn their second Lombardi trophy? Find out when Super Bowl LIII kicks off at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3 at 6:30 p.m. Find cheap Super Bowl tickets with no fees here.