The Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

After spending five years on the Tuesday evening before Christmas and being aired on ESPN, the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl will be in a different place on the calendar and dial this year. The 2019 edition will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 21, and will be nationally televised on ABC. Whether you’ll be watching in the stadium or tuning in at home, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s bowl.

All About the Bowl

On December 8, the 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl selected its two participating teams from its three partner conferences: Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference and the American Athletic Conference. FAU will play SMU on December 21st! The bowl game is played in the 30,000-seat FAU Stadium on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton – the only stadium in the country with views of the Atlantic Ocean!

Tickets for the 2019 bowl game are on sale now. Prices start at $32 for End Zone Seating and $57 for Reserved Sideline Seating; premium tickets and VIP packages are available as well. Click for more info and to buy your tickets now.

Bowl Week Fun

Leading up to kick-off, there will be a full schedule of fan activities throughout Boca Raton and Palm Beach County – including beach parties, pep rallies and a family midway. The two teams arrive in town on Tuesday, December 17, and there will be two separate welcome parties: North County Team Welcome Party at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place, and South County Team Welcome Party at Boca Raton Resort & Club. Both parties begin at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, December 18
Show your team spirit (and catch some rays) at one of two beach parties: North County Team Beach Party, at Carlin Park in Jupiter, and South County Team Beach Party, at Lake Worth Beach Pier/Benny’s on the Beach. Both parties begin at 3 p.m.

Thursday, December 19
Two community outreach events are scheduled for the Thursday prior to the bowl; for more details, visit the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl website.

Friday, December 20
Things really heat up the day before the bowl, starting with the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Kickoff Luncheon at noon. That evening, you can attend one of two pep rallies: North County Pep Rally at Abacoa Amphitheatre in Jupiter, or South County Pep Rally at Mizner Park in Boca Raton. Both rallies start at 7 p.m. 

Saturday, December 21
The game day fun gets going hours before kick-off at the Built Ford Tough Fan Fest and Family Midway. Held at FAU Stadium, this fun zone features rides, live music, exhibitor booths and more. Then, you’ll want to take your seats in the stadium to catch all of the gridiron entertainment and excitement when the 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl gets underway at 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy Boca Raton

If you’re traveling to The Palm Beaches for this year’s bowl, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep you busy from touch down to take off. 

Boca Raton offers a mix of outdoor activities and culture, with top-notch shopping and dining options. Stroll through the Boca Raton Museum of Art or walk the trails of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Practice your backswing at Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course, or soak up the sun at Spanish River Park and Red Reef Park. And if you like to dive or snorkel, there’s a whole 'nother world underwater.

Explore places to stay, things to do, where to eat and more on our Boca Raton page, or explore many more things to do throughout The Palm Beaches.

Visit the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Website

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