Fans heading Downtown for the 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 29, will be treated to a full slate of game day activities that kick off well before Florida and Michigan take the Mercedes-Benz Stadium field at noon

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade steps off at 8 a.m. and will travel around Centennial Olympic Park with floats, classic cars, cheerleaders, mascots and marching bands. The parade begins at the corner of Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Baker Street.

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl FanFest at the Georgia World Congress Center will be serving up food, interactive games, entertainment, merchandise, giveaways and more from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be highlighted by a pep rally with both team’s official bands and cheerleaders as well as a panel discussion moderated by media personality Rachel Baribeau and featuring Kerry Collins, Mike Kenn, George O’Leary, Calvin Johnson and Ralph Freidgen.

If you didn’t get tickets for the event, you can watch it on ESPN.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.