Autumn may still be some seven week away but Falcons football season is upon us and it’s time for fans to crank up their acts too.
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Tailgating is allowed at the Georgia Dome in the Yellow Lot or Lot A, known as “The Gulch.”
Other lots surrounding the Georgia Dome also allow tailgating.
The marked parking spaces are for vehicles only. Fans cannot use parking spaces for tents, grills, chairs or other items. All vehicles require a valid parking permit.
Loud amplified music or noise is prohibited in any Georgia Dome lots.
Tailgate tents cannot exceed 8-by-10 feet.
Tailgating equipment (grills, coolers and electronics) may not extend beyond the parking space, or interfere with vehicles driving through the lot.
Fun tailgating apps
Read the write-ups and smack-downs leading up to the game and then track the live game action.
Get live audio, NFL videos and game highlights, breaking and headline news, national NFL blogs. For premium subscribers, iPhones also can access live video coverage, including the NFL Network 24/7 and NFL RedZone.
Get breaking news and see real-time statistics. After the game, watch the news conferences and keep up with postgame blogs. View photos and videos of your favorite highlights. This is the app to watch that potential San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh meltdown over and over again.
Before your tailgate party, look at the weather with the Weather Channel’s updated app. Push alerts available. The app will tell you if that pop-up shower will ruin your pregame festivities or if temperatures will spike into the 90s.
For 99 cents, this app will tell you everything you need for the big tailgate. You won’t forget the cheese dip or hot dog buns. It includes a handy shopping checklist you can use over and over again.
For downtown dining options, check out the list that the AJC’s John Kessler’s created for the Final Four in spring.