Frequently Asked Questions

Game Time:
The McDonald's Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola will kickoff at 2:30pm.

Prohibited Items:

Legion Field clear bag policy - 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.

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


Gameday parking at Legion Field is extremely limited and is $20 per vehicle. Because of this, we have a shuttle system available from three different locations that will drop you off at Legion Field and will run continuously throughout the day. Parking is free and shuttle rides are $5 roundtrip. Kids 12 and under receive free shuttle rides.

Legion Field controls all tailgating which includes RV and tent spaces. For all questions regarding tailgating, see our tailgating section. If you have further questions please contact 205.254.2391.

Vendors/Merchandise Opportunities:
The city of Birmingham has an exclusive contract in place; therefore vendors are not allowed on Legion Field property. For those vendors who are located across the street from Legion Field and throughout the neighborhoods, their agreements are with the city and those specific property owners. In order to obtain a temporary business license, arrange payment of taxes, etc. through the city, contact Vickie Miller at 205-254-2947.

The McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade is held in downtown Birmingham on October 27th and begins at 8 am.  Click here to view the parade information.  

Any public events not posted on the schedule of events are not OFFICIAL events of the McDonald's Magic City Classic . 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.  Click here to view the official schedule of events.

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.

An ATM will be provided by Regions Bank and will be located on the south side of the stadium.

Home Team:
Home team honors alternate each year between Alabama State and Alabama A&M.  Alabama A&M is the home team for 2018.

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.