Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl events are happening all over metro Atlanta, Georgia. Where Atlanta has been the ultimate host to this annual college football bowl game since December 1968. Chick-fil-A became the official sponsor in 1997. The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game boasts an average attendance of 70,205, a 14-point average margin of victory, has distributed nearly $30 million in total team payout, and has injected a cumulative $239.7 million into the Atlanta economy.
Created in 2008 by Peach Bowl, Inc., the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game is a bowl-style, neutral-site game featuring elite football programs on the first Saturday of college football season. Since its inception, the game has hosted teams with national rankings of No. 1, 5 (twice), 7, 9, 14, 16, 18, 19, 24 and 25 (twice) and has been nationally broadcast each year.
Atlanta Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Best Events
On December 29th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. fans can experience all that the College Football Hall of Fame has to offer for the discounted rate of $16.99. With numerous interactive exhibits and games including the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl SkillZone, fans can experience the history and tradition of college football in a truly unique way, all at an exclusive discounted rate.
Football fans will love Fan Day at the new, highly-immersive and engaging College Football Hall of Fame, conveniently located adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.
On December 30th, 2016 from 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. This year’s event will be hosted by Ernie Johnson Jr. and features keynote speaker, Baltimore Ravens Tight End and author Benjamin Watson. A long-standing Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl tradition, the FCA Breakfast features professional athletes, coaches and celebrities who exemplify commitment, determination and teamwork
On December 30th, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. admission is $26.95 plus tax each. Located in the heart of Pemberton Place, near the Georgia Dome, guests will be entertained by the world’s largest aquarium. With more than 10 million gallons of water, fans will get to see tens of thousands of exotic and local marine life as well as enjoy some food and beverages, while mingling with other football fans. Adding to the festive atmosphere will be the attendance of each team’s cheerleaders and mascots.
NOW INCLUDED: Dolphin Show at 6 PM sharp. Theater doors open at 5:30 PM. First come, first serve – Limited availability.
Fans looking for something to do the night before the big game will not have to go far for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Fan Night at the Georgia Aquarium.
The 49th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will be held on Dec. 31 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta and will be nationally televised by ESPN. Game time is set for 3 p.m. ET. The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and the No. 4 Washington Huskies are set to meet in the 2016 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Alabama (13-0, 8-0 SEC) enters the game as champions of the Southeastern Conference. The Crimson Tide are the defending national champions and have won 25 games in a row under Head Coach Nick Saban, including eight Top 25 wins this season alone. Alabama boasts the nation’s No. 1 defense, leading the nation in a number of statistical categories including total defense and scoring defense. The unit as a whole has contributed 10 touchdowns, which leads the nation. The offensive side of the ball is full of playmakers, led by true freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts, who has accounted for 34 total touchdowns and more than 3,400 yards of total offense. Saban is a previous winner of the prestigious Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award as Coach Saban took home the coveted Dodd Trophy in 2014.
Washington (12-1, 8-1 Pac-12) enters the game as champions of the Pac-12 Conference. Head Coach Chris Petersen has led Washington’s resurgence that now has them once again competing for a national title. Washington has won 12 games for the first time since 1991 when they won a share of the national championship. Led by Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year Jake Browning, the Huskies’ offense has smashed school records for points and touchdowns, and currently ranks No. 4 in scoring offense in the nation. On the defensive side of the ball, Washington’s ball-hawking unit leads the nation in turnover margin. Coach Petersen is also a former winner of the Dodd Trophy, having won it in 2010.
Limited Access to Secondary Market Tickets and VIP Hospitality Packages
Fans may still be able to find limited tickets on the secondary ticket market by using the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s official secondary market ticket exchange through Ticketmaster.
The only other way to secure access to the game is to purchase one of the few remaining VIP Packages – including tickets and hospitality – from the Bowl’ s exclusive ticket package provider, PrimeSport. Visit
http://www.chick-fil-apeachbowl.com/tickets to access the PrimeSport ticket package offers.
On December 31st, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. enjoy servings of food, interactive games, entertainment, official limited edition merchandise, giveaways and more, FanFest is the ideal opening act before you head to the Georgia Dome for kickoff. FanFest presented by Tyson tickets are $15 without a game ticket, and $10 with a game ticket. Don’t miss our Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl EXCLUSIVE, PEP RALLY & TEAM WALKS, as a massive pep rally breaks out, and both official pre-game team walks wind through FanFest and 30,000 screaming fans.
For kids and kids at heart, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl FanFest presented by Tyson serves as the ultimate pre-game destination for every fan.
On December 31st, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for one price, fans can enjoy a robust buffet, live music entertainment and more. The PrimeSport MVP Tailgate is also conveniently located close to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl FanFest presented by Tyson and its signature Pep Rally & Team Walks. Call (404) 586-8499 for more information and tickets.
It’s the traditional tailgate party, minus the tailgate! Before heading over to the Georgia Dome, stop by the PrimeSport MVP Tailgate for hospitality at its finest.
On December 31st, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. this free event begins at the corner of Baker St and Peachtree St, and will travel through Centennial Olympic Park and conclude at FanFest in the Georgia World Congress Center. Come watch the pageantry of floats, classic cars, cheerleaders, mascots, award-winning marching bands and much, much more!
Long regarded as the official kickoff for game day, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade presented by Lions Clubs International spreads football festivity throughout downtown Atlanta.