Event FAQ

Game Time:
The game will kickoff at 2:30 pm on Saturday, October 30th.

 

Prohibited Items:

Legion Field clear bag policy and prohibited items click here for more information.

 

Prohibited items include: Weapons of any kind, umbrellas, purses and bags larger than 1″x4.5″x6.5″, non-see thru cinch bags, diaper bags, fanny packs, backpacks, briefcases, computer bags, strollers, luggage (all types), seat cushions with compartments, selfie sticks, tripods, video cameras and recorders, cameras with 12″ lenses or greater, all camera cases, remote controlled drones or devices, tobacco products of any kind, cigarettes and e-cigarettes, illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, outside food or drinks, fireworks and smoke producing devices, all types of radios, all animals (except certified, leashed service animals), helium filled balloons, inflated balls, frisbees, rollerblades, heelies, skateboards and scooters, *any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by staff. Click here for full list and information.

 

Tickets:
EVERYONE must have a ticket to enter the stadium, regardless of age. All tickets will be scanned on your mobile device upon entering the stadium and counterfeit tickets will be rejected and denied entry.


Parking:

Gameday parking will be available at Legion Field on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Tailgating:
Tailgating will be permitted and can be purchased here.

 

Parade:
The McDonald’s Magic City Classic Parade will take place in downtown Birmingham on Saturday, October 30th beginning at 8am.  The parade will also be broadcast live on FOX6 in Birmingham, as well as Gray Television affiliates in Huntsville, Montgomery and Dothan.  Click here to view the parade route.

 

Entertainment/Parties:
Any public events not posted on the schedule of events are not OFFICIAL events of the McDonald’s Magic City Classic. Click here to view the official schedule of events. For unofficial events, parties, and concerts please tune into local radio stations, TV, newspapers, and other various social media outlets, as we do not have information on third party events.

 

Hotels:
Click here to see a list of Birmingham hotels.  For additional information, please contact the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-458-8085.

 

 

Home Team:
Home team honors alternate each year between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Alabama A&M is the 2021 home team.

 

Regardless of who is the home team, ASU is always on the east side and AAMU is always on the west side of the stadium.