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December 5, 2019




ATLANTA – MARTA is the most convenient way to travel to the annual Children’s Christmas Parade in midtown Atlanta and SEC Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, December 7.


Children’s Christmas Parade:

  • 10:20 a.m. – noon
  • Begins at Peachtree & 16th Street and ends at Peachtree & 5th Street
  • Watch for the MARTA holiday bus!


SEC Championship game:

  • 4 p.m.
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Georgia Bulldogs vs. LSU Tigers


MARTA rail service:

  • Rail service will operate on a Saturday schedule with extra trains put into service two hours before the game.
  • Exit at Midtown or Arts Center rail stations for parade.
  • Exit at Dome or Vine City rail stations for game.
  • The Atlanta Streetcar will run from 8:15 a.m. – 1 a.m.


MARTA bus service:

  • Parade route closes at 8 a.m. impacting bus routes 27, 36, 37, 40, 94, & 110.
  • Visit www.itsmarta.com for details on bus re-routes.
  • All other bus service will run on a Saturday schedule.


Know before you go:

  • Purchase a round-trip ticket and remember one ticket or Breeze card per person.
  • Clear bags only at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
  • Restrooms are available at 16 rail stations. See rail system map for details.
  • Uniformed MARTA police officers and staff will be at rail stations if you need assistance.
  • Download MARTA’s On the Go app for real-time service alerts and MARTA’s See & Say app to report suspicious activity.
  • Follow @MARTASERVICE on Twitter for service updates and announcements.

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