Fans To Experience First Live Roof-Opening Event
ATLANTA – July 9, 2018 – The Atlanta Falcons will host the first-ever open practice inside their home venue, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, on Sunday, July 29 at 12:00pm. The “Together We Rise – Falcons Fan Day” event and fully-padded practice will mark the third day of training camp for the Falcons when they report back for the 2018-2019 season and provides both season ticket members and the general public with the opportunity to watch the Falcons practice in the one-of-a-kind Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Tickets for the event will be $5 per person with all ticketing proceeds benefiting the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee’s capital improvement project.
Falcons Fan Day entertainment will kick-off when gates open at 11:00am and fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s award-winning Food & Beverage experience offered at fan-first prices, cheerleader and drumline performances, youth flag football scrimmages as well as a host of engaging live-event entertainment.
To further delight fans and add to the Fan Day entertainment, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is planning its first public and live roof-opening showcase to celebrate the completion of this one-of-a-kind design and engineering marvel. The ceremony will begin at 12:00pm to kick-off practice and festivities, subject to weather-related safety considerations.
To reserve seats today, fans can purchase tickets online here or at AtlantaFalcons.com/fanday2018. Mercedes-Benz Stadium will also offer online advance parking reservation opportunities for Falcons Fan Day attendees through the Mercedes-Benz Stadium ParkMobile website and app.
About Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Opened in August 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a world-class sports and entertainment venue in downtown Atlanta and home to the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium is host to major sports and entertainment events, including the Super Bowl in 2019, the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2020 and the 2018 College Football Playoff Championship game and is the first professional sports stadium in North America to achieve LEED Platinum Certification by the United States Green Building Council. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is proud to be collaborating with twelve founding partners, which include Coca-Cola, Equifax, The Home Depot, NCR, Novelis, SCANA Energy, SunTrust, IBM, Georgia Power and American Family Insurance.