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Atlanta’s Award-Winning Backyard!

Welcome to Atlanta's Award-Winning Backyard! A beautiful, 11-acre greenspace full of unique opportunities for the local community and visitors alike. Our space provides a broad spectrum of programming for all audiences, as well as parking and tailgating opportunities for Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United fans alike.

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This is Our Backyard!

Our Programming and Signature Evens in The Backyard focuses on three key pillars: Arts + Culture, Health + Wellness, and Inspired Learning. We offer a variety of activities from daily fitness classes to one-of-a-kind events focused on uplifting the community and encouraging visitors to Be Happy, Be Well, and Be Inspired. Through strategic partnerships, we will continuously evolve and look to create new and innovative experiences focused on the enrichment of visitors to the space. Join us for a new lineup of programs and events during our programing season! Click the link below to check out events and sign up!

Our Signature Events

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Our Programming Pillars

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Arts + Culture

Our Arts+Culture events have something for all! From our Summer Movie Series, painting classes, poetry, storytelling, festivals, and workshops, we have fun all year round! Arts + Culture Presented by The Home Depot Foundation.

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Health + Wellness

Join us in Atlanta’s Backyard for our FREE signature fitness events and weekly classes! From Yoga, HIIT, Bootcamps, Youth and Senior class - there is a program for everyone in the family! Powered by Lululemon.

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Inspired Learning

Be Inspired! This season we’re excited to offer new programs to unlock and expand skills in everything from cooking classes, gardening, bike safety, nutrition, STEAM, eGaming, Self Defense, and more!

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Parking and Tailgating

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Atlanta United

Individual parking passes for The Backyard are available for purchase. If you do not see The Home Depot Backyard listed, passes are sold out for that match. We encourage you to check back and plan ahead to purchase parking in advance. You are still welcome to hang out in the Backyard if you are parked in a different lot.

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Atlanta Falcons

Individual parking passes for The Backyard are reserved for season pass holders and Super Tailgaters - click to learn more. Activities are free and open to the public and you are still welcome to walk up and hang out in the Backyard if you are parked in a different lot!

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Concerts

Parking for concerts goes live at various times. If you do not see the event listed on the Stadium Parking site, it has not gone live. If the event is listed and you do not see The Home Depot Backyard as an option, parking for The Backyard has sold out. The next closest parking for the stadium are Orange, Silver, or Red Deck. Lots typically open 4 hours before the event begins.

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College Football

Parking for college sporting events go online at various times. If The Home Depot Backyard is not listed on the Stadium Parking site it is sold out or spaces have been distributed to the school alumni groups or have been reserved. Please reach out to MBSParking@MercedesBenzStadium.com for more information.

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Host an Event

Looking to host an event or showcase your business in the #BestBackyard? Check out the information and inspiration below to get started! If you have additional questions not addressed in this guide or need any support in completing your event inquiry, please email us at events@thehomedepotbackyard.com.

Quick Notes:

  • For large-scale events expecting over 2,500 people, it is recommended that you submit your proposal as far in advance as possible. Generally, this means a three (3) to six (6) months (90 to 180 days) prior to your preferred event date(s). Proposals for other events may be considered with a lead time of at least forty-five (45) days.
  • Fully completed proposals are reviewed within one-to-two weeks after submission. We are unable to provide an estimated fee for your event without a completed proposal.
  • Estimated fees will only be given after a complete proposal is submitted and reviewed.
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Our Vendors & Instructors

Are you interested in being a programming instructor or showcasing your products/services as a vendor during one of our Signature Events or weekly programs?

We will release event-specific forms throughout the season as we plan our Signature Events and Programs. Check here to apply or subscribe to our newsletter for inquiry announcements and opportunities. If you do not see any forms listed, the window has closed. If you have additional questions feel free reach out at info@thehomedepotbackyard.com.

Who We Are

A beautiful, 11-acre greenspace full of unique opportunities for the local community and visitors alike. Our space provides a broad spectrum of programming for all audiences, as well as parking and tailgating opportunities for Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United fans alike.

What We're About

"Be Happy. Be Well. Be Inspired."Programming in The Home Depot Backyard focuses on three key pillars: Arts + Culture, Health + Wellness, and Inspired Learning. We offer a variety of activities from daily fitness classes to one-of-a-kind events focused on uplifting the community.

Where We Are Going

Through strategic partnerships, The Home Depot Backyard will continuously evolve and look to create new and innovative experiences focused on the enrichment of visitors to the space.

Getting Here

Our Address is:
1 Backyard Way • Atlanta, GA • 30313

Rideshare:
Guests are encouraged to arrive at the Vine City MARTA Station and use the crosswalk or pedestrian bridge to walk across Northside Drive to Gate 1.

MARTA: The preferred station for arrival and departure is the Vine City Station. This station will drop you off just across the street from Gate 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Use the crosswalk or pedestrian bridge at Northside Drive.

The Home Depot Backyard will be open from dawn until dusk, unless otherwise noted for special events. Please note that the park may be closed at various times throughout the year for maintenance, special events, or weather-related events.

Where to Park

Event Parking
Attending a Home Depot Backyard event? Check lot availability and secure parking in advance. If The Home Depot Backyard is not listed as a parking option on the Stadium site, it is sold out, or spaces have been reserved. We do not manage parking, but you can email MBSParking@mercedesbenzstadium.com to check availability and information on other lots.

Weekly Programming  and Visitor Parking
Joining us for a free Health+Wellness class or other weekly programming offerings? Free parking is available at the Mercedes-Benz Lot across from The Backyard (on the corner of Magnolia and Northside Dr.) on a first come, first served basis.

Know Before You Go

Please visit the park during the hours posted. Our park hours are Dawn to dusk (8:00 am-8:00 pm)

Be respectful to neighbors. Amplified music that disturbs others is not allowed.

We care about the environment and hope you do too. Always deposit waste in designated receptacles.

No smoking including all smoking tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers.

You can bring Fido on non-event days! Please remember to keep your pet on a leash at all times and ensure a clean environment by utilizing our pet receptacles onsite.

Do not enter the park after hours posted. See full list of Rules and Regulations HERE.

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Arts + Culture Programming

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