Dundee will head west to newly-promoted St Mirren on the first game of the season.
The SPFL has today announced the fixtures for the upcoming season with Neil McCann’s side travelling to Paisley on August 4.
The Dark Blues first home game will come the following week on August 11 against Aberdeen.
A league break for the BetFred Cup then occurs on August 18, before a Tayside derby at McDiarmid Park on August 25.
The Dee first take on Steven Gerrard’s Rangers at Ibrox on September 15, while they take on the champions for the first time on Wednesday October 31.
For the festive period Dundee fans won’t have to head far with Livingston at Dens on Boxing Day and they take on St Johnstone at home on Tuesday January 29.
For the full fixtures, see tonight’s Evening Telegraph.