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Economic Impact of Game Day in Tallahassee

Slow moving traffic, vendors taking over downtown Tallahassee and hotels filled to capacity, these are the end results of two home football games for Florida State and Florida A&M, parents weekend for FSU and of course, the Downtown Getdown, and aside from the traffic nightmare, most restaurants in Tallahassee are happy about it.

For the hotels, there were some cancellations due to the Tallahassee police are warning if you don't have tickets to the games on Saturday, avoid the downtown area. Police say patience will be the word for game day traffic.

The Florida A&M game will start at 4 p.m. and kick-off for the Seminoles is at 7 p.m. TPD is also warning drivers to look out for pedestrians, they say there will be more this year than in previous years.


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