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“Home of the GA Bulldogs”
Review of Sanford Stadium

Sanford Stadium
Ranked #2 of 51 things to do in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Sanford Stadium is a magnet for the GA Bulldog fan. It is a huge (holds close to 90,000 fans) and historic stadium where the Bulldogs play between the hedges. It is an Athens must see. Legendary and historic. The Bulldog Nation was birthed and still lives on at Sanford Stadium.

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Reviewed December 24, 2011

Its just a stadium with VIP seatings and costly to attend.

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Reviewed December 13, 2011

My most recent trip to Sanford was actually to attend Larry Munson's memorial service. There could not have been a more perfect backdrop for his send off. I've been to Sanford Stadium too many times to possibly count. Is there a better college football stadium in the nation?!? I think not! That's the review in a nutshell. There is nothing like game day in Athens and cheering on the Dawgs between the hedges with 80,000+ of your closest friends. Glory, glory to 'ole Georgia!

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Reviewed November 27, 2011

Seriously...this is the best stadium on earth. They keep it clean, it's located in the beautiful Athens, GA and it's the home of the Ga Bulldogs! Need I say more?

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Reviewed November 21, 2011

Life is always good between the hedges.

I've been to a few of the SEC Football stadiums. Sanford Stadium is not the biggest but is is nice. One can pick up tickets from StubHub, CraigsList or buy them on the bridge before the game (explained later). Free parking can be found on the south campus and there are free buses to take you to the stadium.

Each side of Sanford has it's own personality. The south side is the home and the north side is visitors. The north side is older and it can be common areas can be cramped during the games. It is also almost always shady so when it cold you need to bundle up. The north side is newer and more spacious and has escalators. When the weather is clear, it's the sunny side so you need to wear layers to adjust to the temperature.

The food is typical stadium food and, as always, it's expensive. We always grab a BBQ or a Brat from the grill tent before the game. It's located across the street from the stadium between the book store and the student center. It's not cheap either but it's better than the stuff server inside the stadium.

To round out your day in Athens, catch the Dawg Walk (pep rally) an hour and a half before the game next to the student center, walk through the historic north campus or visit the Georgia Art Museum located to the south of the stadium.

If you love SEC Football, this is a great day of great football. Go Dawgs!!!!!

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