• Peach Bowl: Time, location, how to watch the big game

    By: WFTV Web Staff


    ATLANTA - The UCF Knights will take on the Auburn Tigers in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta on New Year’s Day with kickoff at 12:30 p.m.

    This is first time the Knights will play in the Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium; the team has attended eight other bowl games. The Knights played in the Cure Bowl at Camping World Stadium in 2016.

    The Knights are undefeated.

    How to get to the Peach Bowl:

    It’s about a six-hour, 15-minute drive from Orlando to Mercedes-Benz Stadium, or a 1-hour and 30-minute flight from Orlando to Atlanta.

    Traffic can be a major issue in Atlanta, so plan on allowing extra time between stops or use a ride-sharing service. 

    Fans can also take Atlanta’s public transit, MARTA, to the stadium. Here is the transportation schedule.

    Fans can purchase a parking spot before heading to the stadium; click here for more information.

    How to watch the Peach Bowl:

    The game will be televised on ESPN, but download the free WFTV news app for the up-to-the minute game highlights and watch WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News on New Year’s Day.

    What to eat at the stadium:

    There are several concessions stands throughout the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Click here for a list of restaurants.

    Security information:

    There are several security measures in place while attending the stadium. Here is the stadium’s bag policy.

    Ticket information:

    Tickets are still available for the Peach Bowl. Click here for more information on purchasing tickets.

    Follow Channel 9 sport anchors Christian Bruey and Joe Kepner on Twitter for update on the game.

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