Aflac Kickoff Game

Official Kickoff of the College Football Season

Georgia Tech vs Louisville: September 1, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

The Aflac Kickoff Game, held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, is recognized as the official beginning of the college football season. This is the college football excitement fans have come to expect from the city of Atlanta. 

Aflac is the new title sponsor of the FBS college football kickoff game in Atlanta. The game was created by the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, in partnership with ESPN to open the college football season by matching two top teams in the best neutral-site game of the first weekend of every season. 

Tailgate Town is a must-do on game day with loads of pre-game fun. Visit International Plaza, located just outside the stadium’s front door, where you’ll find activities, contests, giveaways and tailgating staples. 

And during your visit to Atlanta, don’t miss special pricing on attraction tickets during game week at the Georgia Aquarium and College of Football Hall of Fame in Downtown Atlanta, and Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta’s Eastside.

Future Aflac Kickoff Games
2024 – Clemson vs. Georgia (Aug. 31)
2025 – Tennessee vs. Syracuse (Aug. 30)
2025 – South Carolina vs. Virginia Tech (Aug. 31 or Sept. 1)

Know before you go

Where can I get tickets to the Aflac Kickoff Game?

The Aflac Kickoff Game is a hot ticket. Purchase your tickets to the 2023 Aflac Kickoff Game online today! 

Where is the Aflac Kickoff Game held?

The Aflac Kickoff Game is held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, on the northwest corner of the intersection of Northside Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Visit the website for information on parking and transportation for the kickoff game.

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