Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies of the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games includes entertainment, parade of athletes, a Munich 11 memorial tribute and more. Come cheer on Team Atlanta and the 35 visiting delegations for a night of fun and entertainment. You don’t want to miss the largest gathering in the history of Jewish Atlanta!

DATE: July 28, 2019
LOCATION: Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
2200 Encore Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30009
TIME: Athlete Drop off is at 5:45pm at the East Plaza entrance
Doors open at 6:00pm
Parade of Athletes starts at 7:00pm
CONTACT: Maccabi Central at 678-812-4035
TICKETS: Reserve HERE and pickup at Maccabi Central or will call at Ameris Bank on July 28th


Opening Ceremonies are FREE and open to the community. Every spectator over the age of 6, must have a ticket for admission (athletes, DH’s, and coaches do NOT need a ticket, just their credential).  Ticket reservations are  through HERE or for pickup at Maccabi Central at the MJCCA. There are a limited number of tickets for Opening Ceremonies, and are available on a first come first serve basis.


Parking Passes are now on sale through our online shop. Passes can be found by clicking on the following link. You must purchase one parking pass per vehicle. Parking Passes will be checked at the gate.

General Attendance: Lot A 1755 Founders Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre Policies

Bag Policy: All bags are subject to search upon entry. Guest have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has the right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue please return them to your vehicle.

Water Bottle Policy: Guests are permitted to bring in One (1) factory sealed bottle of water up to one (1) liter in size. Aluminum bottles, refillable plastic water bottles are permitted. Camelbacks are not permitted. Water fountains are located near East and West plaza restrooms. Water bottle refilling stations are located just inside the West Gate.

Conduct Policy: Guests are expected to behave respectfully and in accordance with venue policy, state and local laws. Any guest that is acting in a manner that venue management deems unsafe can be subject to eviction. If a guest violates a state or local law they will be subject to any tickets or punishment deemed necessary by local law enforcement

Items that are NOT PERMITED inside the venue include but are not limited to: 

  • Weapons of any kind,
  • I-Pads, Go-Pros, drones, recording devices
  • Alcohol,
  • Illegal drugs/substances,
  • Glass containers,
  • Cans,
  • Hard sided/large coolers,
  • Large or oversized bags/back packs, such as luggage, duffel bags, or industrial/camping-sized back packs
  • Laser pointers,
  • Animals (except service animals),
  • Fireworks
  • Food (food for dietary health issues may be allowed in a 1 (one) gallon clear plastic bag)