ATLANTA, Ga. -- After months of planning and preparation Final Four Weekend has arrived and the City of Atlanta is ready to play the role of host to one of American's premier sporting events.
Signs that Final Four time is here can been seen on the streets around in the area near the Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park.
Many of the streets near those venues had lanes closed today and tomorrow some of those streets will be closed to through traffic.
Meanwhile, inside the Georgia World Congress Center the finishing touches were being applied to Bracket Town, the ultimate Final Four Fanfest. In the atrium of the GWCC Mayor Kasim Reed, Ambassador Andrew Young and tournament organizers spoke with to the media.
"Hosting large events is what we do best," said Mayor Reed.
"Some 100,000 guest will flow through our airport this week, and we will get to watch some of the best basketball in America."