- Event Info
The McDonald's Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola kick-off time for 2017 is 2:30pm.
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, 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
Gameday parking at Legion Field is extremely limited and in 2016 was $20 per vehicle (price for 2017 is TBD). 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 and shuttle costs for 2017 are TBD.
Legion Field controls all tailgating which includes RV and tent spaces. Space is expected to be available for purchase beginning October 2017. For all questions regarding tailgating please contact 205.254.2388.
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 Vickey Jones at Vickey.Jones@birminghamal.gov or 205.254.2497.
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 entry will not be allowed.
The deadline for the McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade application for marching bands AND non-marching bands for 2017 is AUGUST 31st. No late applications will be accepted beyond these deadlines, unless there is space available (and will come with a late fee, as well as a position at the end of the parade). click here for more details
When available, the 2017 official schedule of events will be posted here, any public events not posted here are not OFFICIAL Magic City Classic 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 any events that are not on 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 honors alternate each year between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Alabama State University is the home team for 2017.
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.