2021 Subway ACC Football Championship Game FanFest

Friday, December 3, 5-9p
Saturday, December 4, 10a – 7p


Location:  Romare Bearden Park

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FanFest is the place to be in uptown Charlotte leading up to the 2021 Subway ACC Football Championship Game. Catch the action from other Championship Games on our LED Boards and enjoy our Beer Garden and Food Trucks.

ACC Fans of all ages will find plenty to do including:

  • Appearances by ACC Network personalities, including Chalk Talk
  • ACC Mascot and school band performances
  • QB Challenge
  • Tailgate games
  • Photo ops
  • Purchase game day merchandise from Fanatics
  • Free giveaways

FanFest is located one block from Bank of America Stadium so it’s perfectly situated for pre-game fun.

Friday, December 6 (5-9pm)
•  5:00pm
•  5:30-6:00pm


•  6:00-7:00pm

•  7:00-8:00pm


•  7:45-8:00pm

•  8:00-9:00pm

•  9:00pm

Saturday, December 7 (10am-6:30pm)
10:00am

Doors Open
10:00am-12:00pm

USA Football First Down Program
Football instruction for kids led by USA Football
1:00-1:30pm

ACCN Chalk Talk (Kelsey Riggs, Eric MacLain, EJ Manuel, Mark Richt)
ACCN personalities share insights about the upcoming ACC Football Championship Game
1:30-4:00pm

ACC Kids’ Combine
Compete with other youth in a variety of football drills
2:00-2:30pm

USA Football Parents’ Safety Clinic
Learn from experts on what it takes to keep kids safe when playing football
2:30-3:30pm

Mascot Emoji Challenge
Watch the ACC mascots compete in an emoji acting contest and then capture a selfie of your favorite mascot(s) 
3:30-4:00pm

ACC Kids’ Combine Awards (grades 4-8)
Winners announced at the ACC Grandstand
3:45-4:00pm
Meet the Mascots

Photo opportunity with The Tiger of Clemson 
and Cavman of Virginia
4:00-4:30pm

ACC Pre-Game Pep Rally
4:00 - 4:15pm - Clemson Pep Rally
4:15 - 4:30pm - Virginia Pep Rally
4:00-5:30pm

Packer & Durham Show
Be there for the live production of the 
Packer & Durham Show
4:30-5:00pm

ACC Kids’ Combine Awards (grades 1-3)
Winners announced at the ACC Grandstand
5:00-5:30pm

ACCN Talent Appearance (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Jon Beason)
Meet ACCN personalities
5:30-6:30pm

ACCN Talent Appearance 
(Mark Packer & Wes Durham)
Meet the hosts of the Packer & Durham Show
6:30pm

Doors Close

Friday, December 6 (5-9pm)
5:00pm

Doors Open
5:30-6:00pm

ACCN Chalk Talk (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Jon Beason)
ACCN personalities share insights about the Clemson/Virginia ACC Football Championship Game match-up
6:00-7:00pm

Fan Trivia
Compete with other fans to win ACC Football prizes
7:00-8:00pm

ACC Mascots: Coastal vs Atlantic Competition + Photos w/Fans
Watch the ACC mascots compete in a variety of competitions and then capture a selfie with your favorite mascot(s)
7:45-8:00pm
Meet the Mascots
Photo opportunity with The Tiger of Clemson and Cavman of Virginia 

8:00-9:00pm

ACC Battle of the Bands
Pep bands from Clemson and Virginia play their favorite songs in a back and forth battle
9:00pm

Doors Close


Doors Open
ACCN Chalk Talk (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Jon Beason)

ACCN personalities share insights about the Clemson/Virginia ACC Football Championship Game match-up
Fan Trivia
Compete with other fans to win ACC Football prizes
ACC Mascots: Coastal vs Atlantic Competition + Photos w/Fans

Watch the ACC mascots compete in a variety of competitions and then capture a selfie with your favorite mascot(s)
Meet the Mascots
Photo opportunity with The Tiger of Clemson and Cavman of Virginia 
ACC Battle of the Bands
Pep bands from Clemson and Virginia play their favorite songs in a back and forth battle
Doors Close    


Doors Open
USA Football First Down Program

Football instruction for kids led by USA Football
ACCN Chalk Talk (Kelsey Riggs, Eric MacLain, EJ Manuel, Mark Richt)
ACCN personalities share insights about the Clemson/Virginia ACC Football Championship Game match-up
ACC Kids’ Combine
Compete with other youth in a variety of football drills.
USA Football Parents’ Safety Clinic
Learn from experts on what it takes to keep kids safe when playing football
Mascot Emoji Challenge
Watch the ACC mascots compete in an emoji acting contest and then capture a selfie of your favorite mascot(s)
ACC Kids’ Combine Awards (grades 4 – 8)
Winners announced at the ACC Grandstand
Meet the Mascots
Photo opportunity with The Tiger of Clemson and Cavman of Virginia
ACC Pre-Game Pep Rally
4:00-4:15pm – Clemson  |  4:15-4:30pm – Virginia
Packer & Durham Show
Be there for the live production of the Packer & Durham Show
ACC Kids’ Combine Awards (grades 1-3)
Winners announced at the ACC Grandstand
ACCN Talent appearance (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Jon Beason)
Meet ACCN personalities
ACCN Talent appearance (Mark Packer & Wes Durham)
Meet the hosts of the Packer & Durham Show
Doors Close 

Saturday, December 7 (10am - 6:30pm)
•  10:00am
•  10:00am - 12:00pm


•  1:00-1:30pm

•  1:30-4:00pm

•  2:00-2:30pm

•  2:30-3:30pm

•  3:30-4:00pm

•  3:45-4:00pm

•  4:00-4:30pm

•  4:00-5:30pm

•  4:30-5:00pm

•  5:00-5:30pm

•  5:30-6:30pm

•  6:30pm

Convention Center Map

2021 Subway ACC Football Championship Game FanFest

Friday, Dec 3, 5-9p
Saturday, Dec. 4, 10a – 7p


Location:  Romare Bearden Park

Schedule of Events

Friday, Dec 3rd

5:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Open
5:00pm – 6:00pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
5:30pm – 6:00pm: The Huddle
   The Huddle, broadcasting live on ACCN from ACC 
FanFest – featuring Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich,
   and Roddy Jones
6:00pm – 6:30pm: Chalk Talk
   ACC Football Champ Game pregame Chalk Talk – 
featuring talent from ACCN’s The Huddle 
   including Jordan Cornette, EJ Manuel, Mark Richt, and Eric Mac Lain. Plus appearances by former 
   Demon Deacon and All-ACC Tight End Cam Serigne and former Pitt QB and current Pitt radio color 
   commentator Pat Bostick. Come listen to ACCN’s studio analysts talk about pregame preparations 
   and predictions, and for an opportunity to have your questions answered by the experts!
7:00pm – 7:30pm: Battle of the Bands
9:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Close

Saturday, Dec 4th

10:00am: ACC FanFest - Doors Open
11:00am – 12:30pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
4:15pm – 4:30pm: Pitt Band & Cheer Pep Rally
4:15pm – 5:50pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
4:45pm – 5:00pm: Wake Forest Band & Cheer Pep Rally

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Chalk Talk

   ACC Football Champ Game pregame Chalk Talk – featuring talent from ACCN’s The Huddle, 
   including Kelsey Riggs, Mark Herzlich, Eddie Royal, and Roddy Jones. Plus appearances by former 
   Wake Forest Safety and 2016 Jim Tatum Award winner Ryan Janvion and former Pitt All-American 
   Tight End Dorin Dickerson. Come listen to ACCN’s studio analysts talk about pregame preparations 
   and predictions, and for an opportunity to have your questions answered by the experts!
6:00pm – 7:00pm: The Huddle

   The Huddle, broadcasting live on ACCN from ACC FanFest – featuring Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, 
   and Eddie Royal
7:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Close
8:00pm: Subway ACC Football Championship Game (Bank of America Stadium)

Friday, Dec 3rd

5:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Open
5:00pm – 6:00pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
5:30pm – 6:00pm: The Huddle
   The Huddle, broadcasting live on ACCN 

   from ACC FanFest – featuring Chris Cotter, 
   Mark Herzlich, and Roddy Jones
6:00pm – 6:30pm: Chalk Talk
   ACC Football Champ Game pregame Chalk 

   Talk – featuring talent from ACCN’s The 
   Huddle including Jordan Cornette, 
   EJ Manuel, Mark Richt, and Eric Mac Lain. 
   Plus appearances by former 
   Demon Deacon and All-ACC Tight End Cam 

   Serigne and former Pitt QB and current Pitt 
   radio color commentator Pat 
   Bostick. Come listen to ACCN’s 
   studio analysts talk about 
   pregame preparations and predictions, 
   and for an opportunity to have
   your questions answered by the experts!
7:00pm – 7:30pm: Battle of the Bands
9:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Close

Saturday, Dec 4th

10:00am: ACC FanFest - Doors Open
11:00am – 12:30pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
4:15pm – 4:30pm: Pitt Band & Cheer Pep Rally
4:15pm – 5:50pm: ACC Mascots Appearance
4:45pm – 5:00pm: Wake Forest Band & Cheer Pep Rally

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Chalk Talk

   ACC Football Champ Game pregame Chalk 
   Talk – featuring talent from ACCN’s The 
   Huddle, including Kelsey Riggs, Mark 
   Herzlich, Eddie Royal, and Roddy Jones. 
   Plus appearances by former 
   Wake Forest Safety and 2016 Jim Tatum 

   Award winner Ryan Janvion and former Pitt 
   All-American Tight End Dorin 
   Dickerson. Come listen to 
   ACCN’s studio analysts talk about pregame 
   preparations and predictions, and for 
   an opportunity to have your questions 
   answered by the experts!
6:00pm – 7:00pm: The Huddle

   Broadcasting live on ACCN 
   from ACC FanFest – featuring Chris Cotter, 
   Mark Herzlich, and Eddie Royal
7:00pm: ACC FanFest - Doors Close
8:00pm: Subway ACC Football Championship Game (Bank of America Stadium)