The Centennial Park District host ‘Soccer Kick-off Day”

with first game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, outdoor activities and more

By Centennial Park District September 8, 2017

On Sunday, September 10, the Centennial Park District is celebrating Atlanta United’s move into their new home, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with a day of soccer fun. The Centennial Park District is the Southeast's premier destination for soccer fans with lively sports bars, comfortable hotels and restaurants for every taste and budget, all within walking distance of the new stadium.

“We’re excited to welcome the Atlanta United team and their fans to the Centennial Park District,” said Wilma Southern, a spokesperson for the Centennial Park District. “As Atlanta becomes the soccer hub of the south, we invite fans to visit the District and take advantage of the great restaurants, bars and attractions, all within walking distance of the new state-of-the-art stadium.”


Spend “Soccer Kick-off Day” in the District and enjoy soccer-filled fun from morning to night:


·        12 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Soccer fan meet-up in the Centennial Park District at soccer hub, Der Biergarten, just a short walk from the stadium. Fans of the German National team know it to be a home base to fill up on food and drink, and now Atlanta United fans are invited to cheer on their hometown team while watching from one of the many flat screen TVs. Fans can also participate in outdoor activities, like giant beer pong and other yard games.

·       3:30 p.m.: Kick off the first game at the new Mercedes-Benz stadium.

·       7 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Continue the festivities in the Centennial Park District by challenging fellow soccer enthusiasts to games at Game-X, all while quenching your post-game hunger and thirst with their full menu.

·       10 p.m.: Cap off the night at one of the Centennial Park District’s nearby hotel bars where fans can celebrate their team’s victories or drown their sorrows before returning to one of the many luxury rooms for a restful night’s sleep.

The Centennial Park District is Atlanta’s premier entertainment district, where visitors have world-class attractions, interesting eateries, luxurious hotels and Centennial Olympic Park all within a short walking distance. Plus, Atlanta Streetcar and MARTA stops in the District make this part of the city accessible to Atlanta United fans with or without a car.

About The Centennial Park District

The Centennial Park District is an iconic neighborhood in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Home to some of the city’s most loved attractions, the District has emerged as one of the Southeast’s premier destinations for dining, hospitality and entertainment. For more information, visit