MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM ILLUMINATION CALENDAR

Each month Mercedes-Benz Stadium illuminates the sky with colors to shine awareness on social causes, community achievements and historical moments. Drive by at dusk or stroll through The Home Depot Backyard to capture the lights.

December 2021

AM Colors (5 AM – 8 AM ET) | PM Colors ( 5 PM – 11 PM ET)

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World Aids Awareness Day
December 1, 2021
An international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and mourning those who have died of the disease.
Stadium Illumination: Red

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Second Day of Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week
December 2, 2021
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week is observed each year from December 1 through December 7.
AM Stadium Illumination: Purple

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Night Market
December 2, 2021
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PM Stadium Illumination: Orange

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International Day of People with Disability
December 3, 2021
Celebrating the challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities, in the context of a global pandemic.
AM Stadium Illumination:
Blue, Light Green, Light Blue, Orange

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SEC Championship
December 4, 2021
Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC West Champs) vs. Georgia Bulldogs (SEC East Champs)
Stadium Illumination: Crimson or Red
Winning schools colors will display postgame.

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Falcons vs Buccaneers
December 5, 2021
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Stadium Illumination: Red

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Last Day of Hanukkah
December 6, 2021
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AM Stadium Illumination: Medium Blue

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The Home Depot Backyard Flag Football
December 6, 2021
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PM Stadium Illumination: Orange

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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7, 2021
The world come together to honor and remember the service members and civilians who were killed and injured during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
PM Stadium Illumination:
Red, White, Blue

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Human Rights Day
December 10, 2021
Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Stadium Illumination: Orange

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Operation Butterball
December 15, 2021
In the spirit of our core value, “Give Back to Others,” and with the support of our great partner, Publix, Operation Butterball is an initiative to provide meals to families who need extra support this holiday season.
Stadium Illumination:
Red & Green

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Cricket Celebration Bowl
December 18, 2021
Jackson State (SWAC Champions) vs. South Carolina State (MEAC Champions)
Stadium Illumination:
Navy Blue or Garnett
Winning schools colors will display postgame.

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Christmas Eve
December 24, 2021
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Stadium Illumination:
Red & Green

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Christmas Day
December 25, 2021
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Stadium Illumination:
Red & Green

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Falcons vs Lions
December 26, 2021
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AM Stadium Illumination: Red

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Kwanzaa - Umoja (Unity)
December 26, 2021
Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture that is held for seven days from December 26 to January 1. There are seven principles and each day a different principle is focused on.
PM Stadium Illumination: Red

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Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)
December 27, 2021
To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves.
Stadium Illumination: Red

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Kwanzaa - Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
December 28, 2021
To build and maintain our community together and make our brother’s and sister’s problems our problems and to solve them together.
Stadium Illumination: Red

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Kwanzaa - Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
December 29, 2021
To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together.
Stadium Illumination: Black

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Kwanzaa - Nia (Purpose)
December 30, 2021
To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
AM Stadium Illumination: Green

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Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl
December 27 - 30, 2021
Michigan State vs Pittsburg PM Stadium Illumination:
Green, White, Royal, Yellow
Winning schools colors will display postgame.

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AM - Kwanzaa - Kuumba (Creativity)
December 31, 2021
To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
AM Stadium Illumination: Green

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New Years Eve
December 31, 2021
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PM Stadium Illumination: White

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