- Tim Tucker The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Exactly two months after its opening, Mercedes-Benz Stadium surpassed 1 million in total attendance, according to stadium officials.
The milestone was reached at Thursday night’s Atlanta United playoff match.
And how many of the stadium’s famous $2 hot dogs have the first 1 million-plus fans consumed?
Exactly 304,674, according to stadium officials.
Here’s some other data from the stadium’s first two months: 125,732 bags of $2 popcorn have been sold, 400,000 fans have connected to the stadium’s WiFi, and 63 percent of attendees have used mobile ticketing.
The stadium has hosted 18 major events since opening on Aug. 26 – nine Atlanta United matches, five Falcons games (including two preseason games), two Chick-fil-A Kickoff college football games, one high school football game and one concert.
The stadium’s next major event is the Falcons’ game against the Cowboys on Nov. 12.