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Super Bowl 2019: Concerts, Brewery Crawls And More

Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be the site of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be the site of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.
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Updated: Jan 11, 2019 at 11:39 p.m.

Leading up to Super Bowl 2019 game day, high-demand parties and celebrity-filled concerts will be popping up throughout the metro Atlanta area, from downtown to Stone Mountain.

Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Lil Jon, Ludacris, Post Malone and Waka Flocka are a few of the big names performing on stages around the city.

Here’s what to expect from some of the most high profile, sought-after entertainment events happening before Super Bowl Sunday.

Super Bowl Opening Night

When: Jan. 28, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Dr., Atlanta

Cost: $26.60

What: Be a part of the action by celebrating with cheerleaders and team mascots, collecting free autographs from NFL players and Legends and immerse yourself in the media frenzy from up-close viewing platforms, unique photo opportunities and more.

Super Bowl Weekend Kick-Off Party

When: Jan. 29, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Where: Tongue & Groove, 565 Main St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $25

What: Join Atlanta’s own Lil Jon at one of the cities more notorious party destinations to kick off Super Bowl weekend.

Laughs with Legends Super Bowl Weekend

When: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: The Vista Room, 1301 2836 Lavista Rd., Decatur

Cost: $40 to $100

What: This is a full-blown comedy show with a sports twist. Professional comedians and professional athletes who are amateur comedians team up for laughs and fundraising.

Oakland All-Stars: Sports Legends of Oakland

When: Jan. 31 and Feb. 2.

Where: Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta

Cost: $6 to $10

What: Kick off the biggest football weekend of the year with this guided tour. Discover the origins of some of Atlanta’s most beloved sports teams and hear stories of professional athletes, passionate amateurs, team builders, Olympic supporters, and sports fans of every kind. Along the way, you will meet Oakland’s most famous sports figure – Bobby Jones. And don’t miss the Flashlight Tour.

Off the Field Players’ Wives Fashion Show

When: Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta

Cost: $200 to $350

What: Wives and significant others of NFL players walk the runway in fashions from The Shops Buckhead Atlanta retail stores. One of the highlights of the fashion show is the finale when your favorite NFL players escort these beautiful ladies and their families down the runway.

Suntrust Chad ‘Ocho Cino’ Johnson Celebrity Superslam

When: Feb. 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Forbes Arena – McAfee Court at Morehouse College, 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta

Cost: $15 to $80

What: Enjoy a fun-filled game of celebrity hoops, entertainment, giveaways and much more with former NFL player Ocho Cino. The game features current and former NFL players, Hollywood celebrities, reality stars, social media influencers and media personalities. Proceeds from the event benefit Usher’s New Look Foundation.

Super Bowl Brewery Crawl

When: Feb. 1, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Where: 265 Peachtree Center Ave. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $53

What: Great Exploration Tours is hosting a Super Bowl Brewery Crawl that will course through downtown Atlanta. Brewery crawlers can expect to go to Orpheus Brewing near Piedmont Park and Three Taverns Brewery in Decatur. Pick between starting the crawl early at 6 p.m. or late at 8:30 p.m.

Super Bowl Experience

When: Jan. 26 to Feb. 2, times vary

Where: Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta

Cost: $40 for ages 13 and up, $25 for children 12 and under

What: Games, such as drills, touch passes, and goal kicks, will be played inside of the Georgia World Congress Center during the Super Bowl Experience. Event goers will also get to take a look at the Vince Lombardi Trophy and to take photos with the Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders. From virtual reality viewings to getting a photo opp with the Atlanta Falcons home team, there will be many things to do and see.

Super Bowl Live

When: Jan. 26 to Feb. 2, times vary

Where: Centennial Olympic Park, Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta

Cost: Free

What: Jermaine Dupri, an award-winning rapper and producer from Atlanta, is producing a free, six-day music festival in Centennial Olympic Park that will include music by hip-hop, country, rock and EDM performers. Waka Flocka, K Camp, Tag Team and Ying Yang Twins are a few of the confirmed musicians. NFL players will also be on site an available to meet and greet. Check out the schedule for Super Bowl Live here.

Bud Light Music Festival

When: Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 9 p.m.

Where: State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Dr., Atlanta

Cost: Ticket prices vary for each day

What: Atlanta native chart-topping rappers Ludacris, Migos, Lil Yachty and Lil Baby will kick off the Bud Light Music Festival on Thursday, Jan. 31 with their performances. On Friday, rock band Aerosmith will be performing their greatest hits along with singer Post Malone. Bruno Mars and Cardi B will close out the festival on Saturday.

Urban Soul Café Super Bowl Gospel Brunch

When: Feb. 2, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Apache Cafe, 64 3rd St. NW, Atlanta

Cost: $15 to $20

What: Hosted by “The Nightly Spirit’s” Darlene McCoy, this concert features live music by Canton Jones, Jor’Dan Armstrong, JoJo Martin, Jasmine Williams, Travis Mallory, Enrique Holmes and more.

SuperBowl Bash

When: Feb. 2, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Where: The Atrium, 5479 Memorial Dr., Stone Mountain

Cost: $60 to $150

What: Yo Gotti, Gunna, City Girls and Money Bagg Yo will be performing their hits at The Atrium, a convention center in Stone Mountain. Yo Gotti is known for his songs “Rake It Up” and “Down In The DM.” Inside of The Atrium, there are five bars, a heated pool and dance floors.