Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 6 through 8, 2017, will be the dates; and Tampa, Florida, will be the place for this exciting family-friendly multi-day fan festival. Thousands of fans will enjoy the many varied special activities, some of which are outlined below, as well as mini pep rallies for each participating team, appearances and performances from institutions’ bands and mascots, special celebrity appearances and exhibits, youth sports clinics, interactive activities, entertainment, and more.
AT&T Playoff Playlist Live!
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 6 – 8, 2017
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
FREE outdoor concert series featuring a variety of national recording artists including Usher, Gavin DeGraw and Jamie N Commons on Sunday.
Extra Yard 5K and Family Fun Run
Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Downtown Tampa’s Championship Campus
This official Extra Yard 5K road race at 8:00 AM is 3.1 miles down a scenic route of a portion of Bayshore Boulevard. A One-Mile Family Fun Run at 9:00 AM will also be held along a portion of the course.
There will also be a post-race awards ceremony, live entertainment, activities with race sponsors, and many benefits along with the registration fees. Proceeds will benefit Extra Yard for Teachers that goes the “extra yard” by celebrating, honoring, empowering, and inspiring teachers.
Monday, January 9, 2017, at Raymond James Stadium
FREE for all championship game ticket holders.
This ultimate game day tailgate will feature ESPN broadcast sets, interactive games, concessions, sponsor activities, and more. Dierks Bentley will headline the Capital One Quicksilver Music Stage.
Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Amalie Arena – 9:00 AM
Attendees will see their favorite players and coaching staffs and listen to interviews as over 1,000 media members preview the national championship game.
Taste of the Championship
Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Florida Aquarium
7:00 to 10:00 PM
Attendees will get to sample gourmet food and beverages from different geographic regions throughout the country presented by a variety of Tampa-area restaurants. Proceeds from the $250 general admission support the College Football Playoff Foundation..