Friday, December 28, 4pm-11pm – Lummus Park, 1130 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach
Saturday, December 29, 3pm-7pm – Hard Rock Stadium, North West Gate Parking Lot, 347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens
The annual AvMed Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon on Dec. 28th morning presented by AutoNation features the head coaches from the participating Capital One Orange Bowl teams in addition to key players as they talk about the big game alongside ESPN personality. In addition to interviews with the coaches and star players, the annual Hall of Fame class is honored. The Orange Bowl also honors the Edwin Pope Vanguard Media Award winner and the Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award winner. For tickets, please contact the Orange Bowl Ticket Office at 305-341-4701.
The Dave Matthews Band will headline this year’s Capital One Beach Bash on Dec. 28th, with WALK THE MOON as the opening band. The free South Beach concert kicks off the college football playoffs semifinals at the Capital One Orange Bowl. The free concert takes place on South Beach by Lummus Park, between 8th Street and 10th Street on Ocean Drive. Doors are open from 4pm to 11pm. The public event is open to all ages, although space is limited. Capital One cardholders will be able to access an exclusive lounge at the Capital One Beach Bash, which includes front-of-stage access.
On Dec. 29th, don’t miss the Capital One Orange Bowl Fan Fest! In addition to live performances, there will be tons of activities and vendors for the whole family to enjoy! Come out to the Capital One Orange Bowl Fan Fest and enjoy plenty of food and beverages, a zip line, free fall, bungee trampoline, rock climbing wall, face painters, caricaturists, interactive games, Orange Bowl inflatables! Admission to the event is FREE for all fans with a ticket to the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl.
What’s a real game day tailgate without a juicy burger? It’s a true culinary matchup, as restaurants from each of the participating teams in the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal go head-to-head to find out which team’s hometown serves up the best burgers. This year’s Orange Bowl Hall of Fame presented by AutoNation inductees will be our official judges and will ultimately crown the winner. There will even be burger samples for attendees to try and judge for themselves, so make sure you stop by the Orange Bowl RV inside of Fan Fest on gameday! #CapitalOneOrangeBowl @OrangeBowl @CapitalOne @HardRockStadium @davematthewsbnd