The city of Atlanta is currently very busy as Super Bowl LIII which happens on Sunday, February 3 looms. A number of activities prior to the huge sporting event are underway.
City officials have officially welcomed the world to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium where the New England Patriots will go head-to-head with the Los Angeles Rams to determine the 2019 Super Bowl champions.
The arena is now complete and perfectly dressed up for the special occasion. Earlier this week, the two contending teams flew towards Georgia’s capital less than a week before the big event.
The Patriots held a convention at the Gillette Stadium before their flight to Atlanta. Legendary quarterback, Tom Brady, chanted “We’re still here!” in front of over 35,000 enthusiasts who cheered for them.
The American Football Conference (AFC) champion is practicing at the Georgia Institute of Technology all week.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Rams made a cross-country flight and are currently using the practice facility of the Atlanta Falcons located in Flowery Branch, Georgia which is north of Atlanta.
There was also a send-off rally held with thousands of fans convening at the Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District located at Hollywood Park to cheer for the Rams.
The National Football Conference (NFC) winners are currently using the practice field, meeting rooms, and locker room of Falcons’ head coach Dan Quinn’s team.
The Super Bowl Opening Night or Media Night has begun Monday evening at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
This event serves as the official commencement of a week full of practices and news conferences for the Patriots and the Rams.
Both teams are slated to be available for the media from Monday up to Thursday.
On Tuesday, the National Football League (NFL)’s an interactive theme park, the Super Bowl LIII Experience is scheduled to be open to the public.
All throughout Super Bowl week, this ticketed event at the Georgia World Congress Center enables Super Bowl fans to take part in various games and to observe several exhibits.
Among these activities are getting photographed with the Vince Lombardi trophy, taking a closer look at the 52 Super Bowl rings, and training like football professionals in mock football drills.
Although there has been a rare winter storm prediction that is expected to hit the city ahead of the Super Bowl LIII, with up to an inch of snow coming, the Atlanta city’s officials assured the public that they are prepared for any forthcoming snowfall.