We’re nine days away from Super Bowl LIII and there’s plenty to see and do leading up to the big game. It’s estimated that more than one million people from all over the country will be visiting the city. A lot will be coming for the game and plenty others for the festivities lined up.
Here are some things you and your family can partake in that are free and some events will cost you.
Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled By Gatorade
Monday, Jan 28th: This event is the kickoff to Super Bowl LIII festivities and is held at State Farm Arena. Event attendees will see the Super Bowl teams in person and will be able to listen to players answer media questions through free radios distributed throughout the venue. Doors at 5:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $26.60 plus fees and can be purchased here.
Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon
Saturday, Jan. 26th – Saturday, Feb. 2nd: This is a free concert series produced by Grammy winner Jermaine Dupri that will highlight some of Atlanta’s finest talent. This event will take place at Centennial Olympic park.
Saturday 1/26 – Hip Hop:
- 1 p.m.: Emerald Empire Band
- 3 p.m.: Gritz & Jelly Butter
- 5 p.m.: Robnhood Tra
- 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.: Jack 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 Villains
- 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
The Super Bowl Experience Driven By Hyundai
Saturday, Jan. 26 – Saturday, Feb. 2: Super Bowl Experience Driven by Hyundai is the NFL’s interactive theme park celebrating Super Bowl LIII being held at the Georgia World Congress Center (Building B).
Ticket prices for the event vary between $20-$40 for adults and between free-$25 for kids age 12 and under, depending on the day you choose to attend. More information can be found here.
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest
Thursday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 2: This music extravaganza will feature a star-packed lineup spanning a multitude of genres held at State Farm Arena.
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest EA SPORTS BOWL Ludacris, Migos & more
Thursday, Jan 31 at 9:00 pm at State Farm Arena – Tickets
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest – Aerosmith & Post Malone
Friday, Feb 1 at 9:00 pm at State Farm Arena – Tickets
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest – Super Bowl Eve Bruno Mars & Cardi B
Saturday, Feb 2 at 9:00 pm at State Farm Arena – Tickets
Shaq’s Fun House
Friday, Feb.1: Part music festival, part carnival, part circus, “Shaq’s Fun House” blends super star talent with a unique over the top interactive carnival experience held at Live! At the Battery (at SunTrust Park). With Migos, Lil Jon, Diplo, Tiesto and T-Pain. This is a 21 and older event and all-inclusive tickets start at $399. More info can be found here.
The best way to get around the city is to take MARTA , ride shares such as Lyft/Uber or take the Streetcar.
MARTA will have extended rail and bus service hours during the 6-day period surrounding Super Bowl LIII.
- Tuesday, Jan. 29 – Friday, Feb. 1: Rail service will start at 4 a.m. one hour earlier, Bus service on regular schedule
- Friday, Feb. 1, at 4 a.m. – Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 2 a.m: Rail service will run continuously, 24 hours a day, Bus service on routes 15, 39, 83 and 96 will run continuously, 24 hours a day
The cost of the Breeze Card is $2.00 in addition to the cost of a fare or day pass. There are a limited number of commemorative Super Bowl LIII breeze cards. These can be purchased at Breeze Vending Machines at each of the 38 MARTA Stations. For more info visit itsmarta.com
• Lyft is offering 50 percent off rides to MARTA stations during the week of the game. The discount begins at midnight Monday, Jan. 28 and ends at 4 a.m. Feb. 4. Riders can receive the discount using the code SUPERMARTA in their Lyft apps. The discount does not include trips to or from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
• Delta SkyMiles users can earn five miles for every $1 they spend taking Lyft in Atlanta. The deal begins Feb. 1 and ends Feb. 3. Riders can learn more about the deal by visiting www.deltalyft.com.
• Visitors to Atlanta will also receive discounted rides to more than 40 craft breweries in Georgia. The deal is a part of a partnership with the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild. Riders headed to any of the breweries will receive 50 percent off their Lyft ride home. See a full list of participating breweries here: lyft.com/gabeer.
• Lyft is also offering discounts for those hoping to sight-see while in Atlanta: Free rides to and from Zoo Atlanta for any ride valued at $10 each way or less. Users should use the code ZOOATL to get the free ride. Lyft is also offering $15 off a ride to Ponce City Market with code TOUCHDOWNPCM.